Saturday 6 November 2010

2-3 pm

We speak to Modfather Paul Weller about marrying his love of fashion with music, and staying relevant. Listen here.

Local bluesman Darren Watson (ex. Chicago Smoke Shop) talks about his love of authentic blues, and the fresh techniques which have contributed to the sound of his new album... Listen here.

Jessie Moss, of Jessie James and The Outlaws, talks about her third-generation political inclinations, and balancing motherhood with music. Listen here.

3-4 pm

Discover new sounds on 'Anywhere On This Road' - World Music authority Charlie Gillett's last compilation before he died last March. More here.

The manager of Shapeshifter and Ladi6 phones in from the World Music Expo in Copenhagen. Listen here.

English duo Darkstar are electronic innovators on the uber-hip Hyperdub label - we speak to them about their debut, North. Listen here.


4-5 pm

37 years after the band disbanded local acid rockers Ticket (pictured) are back together - Nick Atkinson follows the process of reissuing a classic record and reforming a unique local band. Listen and see more here.

New Christchurch band Wet Wings talk about 'quake songs, and keeping the shows - and releases - intimate. Listen here.