Saturday 16 October 2010

2-3 pm

We pay tribute to American soul singer Solomon Burke,

Critique new work from Neil Young,

Find out about The Orb's collaboration with David Gilmour of Pink Floyd. Listen here

3-4 pm

Long awaited new work from local songstress Emma Paki is reviewed,

Find out about DAM Native's second album 'Aotearoa, Nobody Does It Better' - 14 years after the ground-breaking 'Kaupapa Driven Rhymes Uplifted',

Meet Brazilian samba soul star Marku Ribas, who plays us some songs.

4-5 pm

The Southern Stars Steel Band

- learn how to play an instrument that was originally fashioned from disused 44 gallon drums, and meet a gregarious Trinidadian happily stranded in New Zealand. See photos and listen here

And Bannerman - the gravelly voiced alter ego of Richie Setford from One Million Dollars and Batucada Sound System plays a session in the Radio New Zealand studios. Listen here