Saturday 10 July

2-3 pm

In Access All Areas Trevor Reekie celebrates Propeller Records' 30th Birthday. The local label released a small avalanche of iconic bands in the early '80s, including post-punksters the Spelling Mistakes, the Screaming MeeMees, The Newmatics and Blam Blam Blam. Listen here.

Nick Bollinger reviews a Modern Classic from Vorn.

Fur Patrol front-woman Julia Deans is about to release her solo album - Modern Fables. Anika Moa chats to her. Listen here.

3-4 pm

Music 101 is off to the movies this hour - the music documentaries to be specific:

Meet Andre Williams - he started singing r&b in the '50s, worked with many classic labels and stars, dropped out and re-invented himself as a sleaze-rocker in the '90s. He's still on the road aged 74, was recently the subject of a documentary, and has a new album just out. Listen here.

The director of the Trinity Roots documentary Music is Choice talks about why the film is more Bro-mance than Drama. Listen here.

1920s Hollywood Maori folk drama Under The Southern Cross has been given a modern twist, with a new live score composed by Himiona Grace, Warren Maxwell and Maaka McGregor. We talk with Himiona about the project. Listen here.

Strange Powers is a documentary that follows prolific and genre-bending band The Magnetic Fields over the past decade, both on tour and in the studio. We speak to multi-instrumentalist, vocalist AND manager Claudia Gonson about the documentary. Listen here.

A round-up of live music events.

4-5 pm

Musical Chairs features The Avengers. The Wellington four piece were rarely out of the national pop charts between 1967 and 1969, putting their own spin on a series of cover songs that otherwise wouldn't have been released locally. Listen again here.

Japanese guitar maestro Tetuzi Akiyama shares sounds soft and loud from the Tokyo underground. Listen here.

The Avengers