2 - 3pm

The Sampler: Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen has just released his first album in eight years. Old Ideas sees the septuagenarian's baritone lower than ever, and still tackling topics like love and mortality with a wry smile in his voice. Nick Bollinger takes a listen, and we hear from Cohen himself.

Session: My Name Is Gideon
New Yorker Gideon Irving is travelling the length of New Zealand on a bicycle, towing a trailer of musical instruments: banjo, loop pedal, bouzouki, jews harps, and mbira... he pedals in to play some tunes. Check his website here
The Transistors
The Transistors
Ahead of the release of their second LP, and appearance at Auckand's Laneway Festival on Monday, punk trio The Transistors take host Kirsten Johnstone on a hoon around their hood - Rangiora, Christchurch.

3 - 4pm

Tom Scott In Laos and Cambodia
Part two of Homebrew and @Peace rapper Tom Scott's lyrical, sharp, and witty travelogue around South East Asia.

The Sampler: Whirimako Black and Richard Nunns
Nick Bollinger tunes into the ancient Maori songs and evocative soundscapes of Whirimako Black and Richard Nunns.

Whiri adn Richard

Whirimako Black and Richard Nunns rehearsing for their album Te More, on Kapiti Island.

Introducing: Drop Dead Redhead
In which we give a new band two minutes to introduce themselves before we hear their song.

Gig Guide

4 - 5pm

The Mixtape: Bret McKenzie
Flight Of The Conchords' Bret McKenzie, who has just been nominated for an Oscar for his musical collaboration with The Muppets, is our final Mixtape selector for the summer.

bret Mckenzie

Bret with Animal

Music played in this show


Artist: Jake Shimabukuro
Song: Hallelujah
Composer: Cohen
Album: Peace Love Ukulele
Label: Hitchhike records

The Sampler: Leonard Cohen

Artist: Leonard Cohen
Songs: Going Home, Come Healing, Lullaby, Anyhow, Amen, The Darkness, Show Me The Place
Composer: Cohen
Album: Old Ideas
Label: Columbia

Artist:Tom Waits
Song: Broken Bicycles
Composer: Waits
Album: One From The Heart
Label: CBS

Session: Gideon Irving

Artist: My Name Is Gideon
Song: Ida Done
Composer: Irving
Album: RNZ Recording
Label: RNZN

Artist: Oyama x Nitta
Song: Karma
Composer: Oyama / Nitta
Album: Karma
Label: Kalakuli inc

Artist: The Beatles
Song: I Saw Her Standing There
Composer: Lennon/McCartney
Album: Please Please Me
Label: Apple

Interview: The Transistors

Artist: The Transistors
Songs: Ex-communicator, This Is Not An Exit, Nervous Heart, Knee Jerk Jerk
Composer: The Transistors
Album: Is This Anything
Label: Private


Artist: Sroeng Santi
Song: Kuen Kuen Lueng Lueng
Composer: Sroeng Santi/ Black Sabbath
Album: Thai? Dai! The Heavier Side Of THe Luk Thung Underground  
Label: Finders Keepers

Tom Scott in Laos and Cambodia

Artist: Various
Song: Morning Prayer in Lungs
Composer: Traditional
Album: Chants and Music from Buddhist Temples  
Label: ARC

Artist: Various
Song: Chin
Composer: Traditional
Album: Chants and Music from Buddhist Temples  
Label: ARC

Artist: Various
Song: Li Giao Duyen
Composer: Traditional
Album: The Rough Guide to the Music of Vietnam  
Label: ARC

Artist: Dengue Fever
Song: Uku
Composer: C Nimol / Z Holtzman
Album: Cannibal Courtship
Label: Fantasy

Artist: Ria Hall
Song: One
Composer: Hall/Gooch
Album: EP
Label: Private

The Sampler: Te More - Whirimako Black and Richard Nunns

Artist: Whirimako Black
Songs: When Did You Leave Heaven
Composer: Whiting, Bullock
Album: The Late Night Plays

Label: Ode
Artist: Whirimako Black and Richard Nunns
Songs: E Hine, Takutaku, Te Toa
Composer: Black
Song: Te More
Composer: Kereama, Nunns, Black
Song: Taku Rakau
Composer: Mihi-ki-te-kapua
Song: Hine Rau Reka
Composer: Nunns, Melbourne, Black
Album: Te More
Label: Rattle

Artist: Maisy Rika
Song: Ding Dong
Composer: Rika
Album: Tohu
Label: Moonlight

Introducing - Drop Dead Redhead

Artist: Drop Dead Redhead
Song: Foul Creature Of Darkness
Composer: Kollen/Patten
Album: Single
Label: Private

Gig Guide Bed

Artist: Die Antwoord
Song: Enter The Ninja
Composer: DJ Hi-Tek , Vi$$er
Album: $O$ (S.O.S)
Label: Interscope

Artist: Hudson Mohawke
Song: Gluetooth
Composer: R Birchard
Album: Butter
Label: Warp

Artist: Kitty Daisy and Lewis
Song: Smoking In Heaven
Composer: D Durham/L Durham /K Durham/I Weiss /G Durham
Album: Smoking In Heaven
Label: Sunday Best

Artist: Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra
Song: Afternoon Delight
Composer: Danoff
Album: I Love You EP
Label: Ukulele

Artist: Jason Siegel / Walter
Song: Man Or Muppet
Composer: B McKenzie
Album: Muppets Soundtrack
Label: Walt Disney Records


Bret McKenzie Mixtape

Artist: The Front Lawn
Song: A Man And A Woman
Composer: McGlashan/Sinclair
Album: Songs From The Front Lawn
Label: Front Lawn

Artist: Leonard Cohen
Song: I'm Your Man
Composer: Cohen
Album: I'm Your Man
Label: Columbia

Artist: Junior Murvin / Lee Scratch Perry
Song: Police and Thieves
Composer: J Murvin / L Perry
Album: Police and Thieves
Label: Island

Artist: Beck
Song: Debra
Composer: Hanson
Album: Midnight Vultures
Label: Geffen

Artist: Harry Nilsson
Song: Think About Your Troubles
Composer: Nilsson
Album: The Point!
Label: RCA

Artist: Randy Newman
Song: Short People
Composer: Newman
Album: Randy Newman: Guilty, 30 Years Of (Compilation)
Label: Rhino

Artist: The Stampeders
Song: Sweet City Woman
Composer: R Dodson
Album: Against The Grain
Label: MWC

Artist: Piero Umiliani
Song: Mah Nà Mah Nà
Composer: Umiliani
Album: Svezia, Inferno E Paradiso
Label: WLS