Saturday 27 March


Kerrang! was the premiere metal magazine in the 1980s and the newly published book 'Appetite For Destruction: The Mick Wall Interviews' collects thirty-one of Wall's interviews from 1984 to 1994, each supplemented by new, insightful post-scripts.

For Access All Areas Trevor Reekie talks to Mick about some of metal's most influential musicians. Listen here

Futurists So So Modern talk about the new album 'Crude Futures' and overseas exploits. Listen here

3-4 pm

Simple Mind's lead singer Jim Kerr has strong ties with New Zealand. He can even remember the first club show the band played in Auckland at Main Street in 1982. Kerr met his first wife, Pretenders lead singer Chrissy Hynde, at the now notorious Sweetwaters festival with a line up that also included Talking Heads and the Eurythmics. Almost three decades later the band are still going strong.

Eden Mulholland - lead singer of Motocade - is also a retired contemporary dancer who writes soundtracks for other dance shows. Nick Bollinger reviews a collection of these works.

MC Jinetero was a hustler from the streets of Havana who found a new lease on life in New Zealand and the hypnotic bass of reggaeton. Check out his ace video here

4-5 pm

Electric Ladyland Pt 2

Stuart Grundy covers the making of The Jimi Hendrix Experience's third and final studio release, 'Electric Ladyland'. Released in 1968, it was Hendrix's only #1 album in the U.S.A. He died two years later.

This exclusive radio special documents the making of the influential album and features interviews with Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding, Eddie Kramer, Elvin Bishop, Velvert Turner and a host of others. We'll be giving away Jimi Hendrix Experience back-catalogue to one listener today.

listen here and read listener's entries here

Field Music's third album sees the Sunderland based band's influences shining through. Brothers David and Peter Brewis discuss their love for musical collage and the album as an art form.