12 - 1pm

New Year's Eve Music Festival Round Up
We call in on some of the many Music Festivals happening around the country this weekend to find out how it's going so far...

Skank feature Tigilau Ness by Nick AThe Secret Life of Skank
Aotearoa is reggae's second home with acts such as Katchafire, House of Shem, Fat Freddy's Drop and The Black Seeds going to the top of the charts at will. The genre is built around one simple rhythmic motif called the 'skank'. Nick Atkinson spoke to a DJ, an academic and several musicians to find out how and why we skank. (Tigilau Ness, right, shows us how it's done)

1 - 2pm

Best Music of 2011
The Music 101 crew - Kirsten Johnstone, Emma Smith, Nick Atkinson and Trevor Reekie - discuss their favourite music releases of 2011.

2 - 3pm

O Brother Where Art Thou
We mark the 10th anniversary of the film soundtrack O Brother Where Art Thou?, which revitalised Bluegrass and Mountain music for the 21st century.

In Memoriam
2011 saw the passing of a number of prominent singers, songwriters, musicians and industry personnel, all who have contributed in their own unique way to the wonderful world of music. We pause to pay tribute to their careers with a special In Memoriam musical montage.

3 - 4pm

Shayne Carter Dimmer Live by Rebekah Davies used with permissionLive: Shayne P. Carter
The Last Train To Brockville tour saw Shayne P Carter selecting songs from his back catalogue with the bands Bored Games, The Double Happys and Straitjacket Fits, alongside tunes from his current project Dimmer. We join Shayne with drummer Gary Sullivan and bassist Vaughn Williams, live at the Kings Arms. (Shayne P Carter Live, left - photo by Rebekah Davies)

Duff McKagan
Original Guns n Roses Duff McKagan tells about his journey from rock'n'roll to acadaemia.

Mix Tape: James Milne a.k.a. Lawrence Arabia
In which we ask musical guests to compile a C60, and talk us through the selections. Today: songs that have influenced Milne's upcoming album.

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Lawrence Arabia, live at Campus A Low Hum 2011

Music played in this show


Artist: Lord Echo
Song: Rhythm 77  
Composer: M August
Album: Melodies
Label: Economy

Artist: Trinity Roots  
Song: Home Land And Sea
Composer: W Maxwell
Album: Home Land and Sea
Label: Trinity Roots  

Artist: Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel
Song: White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)
Composer: S.Robinson/M.Glover
Album: Best Of Sugarhill Records
Label: Sugarhill

Artist: Six60
Song: Don't Forget Your Roots
Composer: Six60
Album: Six60
Label: Universal

Artist: Bob Marley
Song: Easy Skanking
Composer: Marley
Album: Kaya
Label: Island

The Secret Life of Skank

Artist: Bob Marley and The Wailers
Song: So Jah Say, Natty Dread, Revolution
Composer: Bob Marley
Album: Natty Dread
Label: Tuff Gong

Artist: Bob Marley and The Wailers
Song: Baby We’ve Got a Date (Rock it Baby)
Composer: Bob Marley
Album: Catch A Fire
Label: Tuff Gong

Artist: Grand Rapids
Song: Men on the Horses
Composer: Ben King
Album: Faintheartedness
Label: Independent

Artist: The Skatalites
Song: Twelve Minutes To Go, Street Corner
Composer: Skatalites
Album: Anthology
Label: Primo

Artist: Burning Spear
Song: Marcus Children Suffer
Composer: Winston Rodney
Album: Chant Down Babylon
Label: Island

Artist: Burning Spear
Song: Slavery Days,
Composer: Winston Rodney, Phillip Fullwood
Album: Chant Down Babylon
Label: Island

Artist: Burning Spear
Song: Slavery Days
Composer: Winston Rodney, Phillip Fullwood, D.Taylor
Album: Chant Down Babylon
Label: Island

Artist: David Grace and Injustice
Song: Revolution
Composer: David Grace
Album: Weapons of Peace
Label: Jayrem Records

Artist: Bunny Wailer
Song: Blackheart Man
Composer: Bunny Wailer
Album: Blackheart Man
Label: Island

Artist: The Yoots
Song: Tutira Mai
Composer: Cannon Wi Huata
Album: Sing Along with the Yoots
Label: Economy Records

Artist: Roscoe Gordon
Song: No More Diggin’
Composer: Gordon
Album: Single
Label: RPM/BMI

Artist: Theophilus Beckford
Song: Easy Snapping
Composer: Theophilus Beckford
Album: Single
Label: Coxsone

Artist: Rua Aperahama
Song: Song of Te Kooti
Composer: Rua Aperahama, Witi Ihimaera
Album: Ihimaera
Label: Independent

Artist: Phil Edwards Band
Song: Who You Are
Composer: Phil Edewards
Album: N/A
Label: Radio New Zealand Recording


Music 101’s Best Of 2011

Artist: Awolnation
Song: Sail
Composer: A Bruno
Album: Megalithic Symphony
Label: Red Bull Records

Artist: Tuneyards
Song: Bizness
Composer: M Garbus
Album: WhoKill
Label: 4AD

Artist: Oyama x Nitta
Song: Yaiba
Composer: Oyama/ Nitta
Album: Karma

Artist: Shin Joon Hyun
Song: Please Don’t Bother Me Anymore 
Composer: Shin Joon Hyun
Album: Beautiful Rivers and Mountains
Label: Light In the Attic

Artist: Radiohead
Song: Little By Little (The Caribou Remix)
Composer: Radiohead/Snaith
Album:TKOL RMX 1234567 The Remix Album
Label: XL

Artist: Beirut
Song: Goshen
Composer: Condon
Album: The Rip Tide
Label: Pompeii

Artist: PJ Harvey
Song: The Words That Maketh Murder
Composer: Harvey
Album: Let England Shake
Label: Island

Artist: Deerhoof
Song: Super Duper Rescue Heads
Composer: Deerhoof
Album: DeerhoofVs Evil
Label: Polyvinyl

Artist: Mulholland
Song: Yesterday’s Over
Composer: J Mulholland
Album: Eugene Told Me You Were Dead
Label: Mulholland

Artist: Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Song: Little Blue House
Composer: R Neilson
Album: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Artist: Bernie Griffen and the Grifters
Song: 29 Diamonds
Composer: Griffen
Album: RNZ Recording
Label: RNZ

Artist: Mr Sterile Assembly
Song: Hibakusha
Composer: Mr Sterile Assembly
Album: Mr Sterile Assembly
Label: Transit

Artist: Gotye Feat Kimbra
Song: Somebody That I Used To Know
Composer: Wally De Backer
Album: Making Mirrors
Label: Samples n Seconds

Artist: St Vincent
Song: Cheerleader
Composer: A Clark
Album: Strange Mercy
Label: 4AD

Artist: Radiohead
Song: Morning Mr Magpie
Composer: Radiohead
Album: The King Of Limbs
Label: XL

Artist: Battles
Song: Icecream
Composer: Battles/Aguayo
Album: Gloss Drop
Label: Warp

Artist: Pedro Soler and Gaspar Claus
Song: Caminos
Composer: Soler/ Claus
Album: Barlande

Artist: Beastwars
Song: Damn The Sky
Composer: Anderson/Woods/Hyde/Hickey
Album: Beastwars
Label: Destroy

Artist: Tiny Ruins
Song: Death Of A Russian
Composer: H Fulbrook
Album: Some Were Meant For Sea
Label: Spunk

Artist: Bon Iver
Song: Holocene
Composer: Vernon
Album: Bon Iver, Bon Iver


Artist: Robert Plant / Alson Krauss  
Song: Gone Gone Gone
Composer: D Everly/P Everly
Album: RaisingSand
Label: Rounder

O Brother Where Art Thou package

Artist: The Kossoy Sisters
Song: I’ll Fly Away
Composer: Brumley
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss
Song: I’ll Fly Away
Composer: Brumley
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: – John Hartford
Song: Indian War Whoop
Composer: Ming
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Ralph Stanley
Song: O Death
Composer: trad
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Norman Blake
Song: You Are My Sunshine
Composer: trad
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Harley Allen
Song: In The Jailhouse Now
Composer: J Rodgers
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Van Dyke Parks
Song:Big Rock Candy Mountain
Composer: trad
Album: O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Norman Blake
Song: Little Sadie
Composer: trad
Album:  O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

Artist: Soggy Bottom Boys
Song: I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
Composer: trad
Album:  O Brother Where Art Thou
Label: Lost Highway

2011 In Memoriam

Artist: Wade Mainer
Song: Just one way to the Pearly Gates
Composer: n/a
Album: The Very Best of
Label: Master Classics

Artist: The Louvin Brothers
Song: Are You Teasing Me
Composer: C Louvin / I Louvin
Album: My Baby's Gone
Label: Raven

Artist: The Drifters
Song: Feelin' Fine
Composer: Samwell
Album: Shadows Complete Singles
Label: EMI

Artist: Xray Spex
Song: Oh! Bondage Up Yours!
Composer: Poly Styrene
Album: Lets Submerge
Label: Castle

Artist: TV on the Radio
Song: Dirtwhirl
Composer: Adebimpe
Album: Return to Cookie Mountain
Label: 4AD

Artist: Broadcast
Song: Tears in the Typing Pool
Composer: Trish / James
Album: Tender Buttons
Label: Warp

Artist: Bert Jansch
Song: Come Back baby
Composer: Davis
Album: Nicola

Artist: Gerry Rafferty
Song: Baker Street
Composer: Rafferty
Album: City to City
Label: EMI

Artist: John Barry
Song: Midnight Cowboy Theme
Composer: Barry
Album: Midnight Cowboy OST
Label: Capitol

Artist: Phoebe Snow
Song: Poetry Man
Composer: Snow
Album: Phoebe Snow
Label: Shelter

Artist: George Shearing
Song: Lullaby of Birdland
Composer: Shearing / Weiss
Album: The Feelings Mutual
Label: Blue Note

Artist: The Ethiopians
Song: Train to Skaville
Composer: Dillon
Album: Engine '54
Label: Trojan

Artist: Cesaria Evora
Song: Petit pays
Composer: De Cruz
Album: Cesaria
Label: Elektra

Artist: Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Song: You're all I need to get by
Composer: Ashford & Simpson
Album: Motown Hits
Label: Motown

Artist: Gil Scott-Heron
Song: I'll Take Care of You
Composer: Callahan
Album: I'm New Here
Label: XL

Artist: Amy Winehouse
Song: Love is a Losing Game
Composer: Winehouse
Album: Black on Black
Label: Island


Artist: Paul McLaney
Song:  Many More Days of Happiness To Come
Composer: P McLaney
Album: Diamond Side
Label: Loop

Artist: Trembling Bells & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Song: New Year's Eve's The Loneliest Night Of The Year
Composer: Neilson
Album: 7" Single  
Label: Honest Jon's


Shayne P Carter Live In Concert

Artist: Shane Carter
Song: Grate, Big Fat Elvis, Dawn’s Coming In, Crystalator, Joe 90
Composer: Shane Carter
Album: Unreleased
Label: RNZ Recording

Artist: Shane Carter
Song: Randolph’s Going Home
Composer: Shane Carter / Peter Jefferies
Album: Unreleased
Label: RNZ Recording

Duff McKagan Interview

Artist: Guns n Roses
Song: Live and Let Die
Composer: McCartney, McCartney
Album: Use Your Illusion 1
Label: Geffen

Artist: Guns n Roses
Song: Welcome to the Jungle, Paradise City, Sweet Child O Mine
Composer: Guns n Roses
Album: Appetite For Destruction  
Label: Geffen

Artist: Guns n Roses
Song: Coma
Composer: Rose/Slash
Album: Use Your Illusion 1
Label: Geffen

Artist: Velvet Revolver
Song: Fall To Pieces
Composer: Weiland
Album: Contraband  
Label: RCA

Artist: Head Like A Hole
Song: A Crying Shame
Composer: Head Like A Hole
Album: Double Your Strength, Improve your Health and Lengthen Your Life  
Label: Wildside

Artist: The Broken Heartbreakers
Song: The New Yeah
Composer: Bailey Howell
Album: The Broken Heartbreakers
Label: Private

Artist: The Reduction Agents  
Song: 80's Celebration
Composer: Milne
Album:  Eagle Vs Shark Soundtrack  
Label: Hollywood


MIxtape: James Milne - AKA Lawrence Arabia

Artist: Broadcast
Song: Before We Begin
Composer: Keenan
Album: Haha Sound (2003)
Label: Warp

Artist: Serge Gainsbourg
Song: Valse de Melody
Composer: S Gainsbourg
Album: Histoire de Melody Nelson
Label: Phillips

Artist:Connan Mockasin
Song: It'sChoade My Dear
Composer: C Hosford
Album: Please Turn Me Into The Snat
Label: Rhythmethod

Artist: David Bowie
Song: Stay
Composer: Bowie
Album: Station to Station
Label: EMI

Song: This Girl's Prepared For War
Composer: Runga/Milne
Album: Belle
Label: Sony

Artist: The Shangri-Las 
Song: Out In The Streets
Composer: Greenwich/Barry
Album: Myrmidons of Melodrama
Label: RPM

Artist: Scott Walker
Song: It's Raining Today
Composer: S Walker
Album: In My Room
Label: Mercury

Artist: Randy Newman
Song: Lonely At The Top
Composer: R Newman
Album: Sail Away
Label: Reprise

Artist: Robert Wyatt
Song: At Last I Am Free
Composer: Edwards/Rogers
Album: Nothing Can Stop Us
Label: Thirsty Ear

Artist: Kevin Ayers
Song: - a) There Is Loving b) Among Us c) There Is Loving
Composer: K Ayers
Album: Whatevershebringswesing
Label: Harvest