Theia Photo: Steve Dykes

1:10 Theia

Yadana Saw talks to Kiwi electro-pop artist Theia about the mechanics of song writing and how she has matured as an artist.

1:20 Sawmill Café

Saffron Guinness from the Sawmill Café in Leigh discusses the history of the legendary NZ venue and the documentary she’s putting together about it.

1:30 Song Crush

Kirsten Johnston is joined by Tony Stamp, Nick Bollinger and Jogai Bhatt to play new music from Church & AP, Chai, Connie Constance and Caroline Easther.

2:10 Louis Baker

Kiwi musician Louis Baker performs his new song ‘The People’ live in the studio.

2:20 Nashville Songwriters

Kirsten Johnstone talks to Nashville hit-writers Devan Dawson and Brandi Clark about the complexities of country music.

2:40 Ill Baz

DJ Ill Baz, one of the artists performing at the upcoming Christchurch benefit concert, discusses his experiences with racism in the NZ music industry.  

3:20 Booka Shade

Tony Stamp talks to German Electro veterans Booka Shade about the scene in Berlin and making dance music in Germany.

4:05 The Mixtape: Karen Rachman

Music Supervisor Karen Rachman talks to Tony Stamp about her adventures in Hollywood. She is responsible for some of the most memorable soundtracks of the last 20 years, including many of the films of Quentin Tarantino.

Music played in this show


Intro music: Quite a Party - The Fireballs

Little Green Bag - George Baker Selection


Not Your Princess - Theia


All Apologies - Nirvana


The People - Louis Baker

Everyday Apostle - Spencer Tweedy

Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Bag of Money - Fly My Pretties

Nashville Songwriters

Hundred Mile High City - Ocean Colour Scene

Talk Show Host - Radiohead



Livestream - High Beams

Vailima - Coco Solid

Is Old Town Road country music?

Old Town Road remix Billy Ray Cyrus - Lil Nas X

Baby Blu - Nilüfer Yanya

Raleigh Ritchie - Time In A Tree

Take Me To Church - Hozier

New Era - The Shins

Her’s - What Once Was

Red Bull and Hennessy - Jenny Lewis


The Mixtape: Karyn Ratchman

Coconut - Harry Nilsson

Suspended In Gaffa - Kate Bush

Sad And Beautiful World - Sparklehorse

God Give Me Strength - Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach

Think About Your Troubles - Harry Nilsson