Saturday 26 June


Nick Bollinger finds that the new Crowded House album 'Intriguer' lives up to its name...

Lindon Puffin reports back from a gathering of songwriters at the APRA Sydney Song Summit. Listen here.

Visit a Pacific Poetry Jam at City Gallery. Wax 'n Lyrical features hip-hopper Juse 1, the uber-psychedelic Warren Maxwell, diva Bella Kalolo and percussionist-turned-poet Troy Hunt. Listen here.


Gangstarr's DJ Premier on his passion (or, perhaps,lack there of) for beat making, and life without Guru. Listen here.

We review the unexpectedly indie sounds of rapper/poet Sage Francis who has collaborated with members of Calexico, Death Cab for Cutie, Grandaddy and the late Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse.

Drum n Bass whizz Bulletproof provides a 'Soundtrack to Forever', featuring collaborations with Tiki Taane, Boh Runga, Isaac Aesili, Deva Mahal, PNC and David Dallas. Listen here.


In Part Two of Musical Chairs: Time to Think - Fizzing and Buzzing, Keith Newman revisits the wild times and rocky road stories of five intersecting Kiwi bands including Father Time (pictured below) and Think. Listen here.

And Nick Bollinger reviews a selection of releases from local boutique Braeburn Studio.

Father Time