Sons of Zion

Sons of Zion Photo: Sony

1:10 Rob Ruha

Rob Ruha tells Yadana Saw about 'Ka Mānu' the song he's written to support the people gathered at Ihumātao.

1:30 Song Crush

Kirsten Johnstone is joined by Charlotte Ryan and Brad "Sticky" Warrington to pick their favourite new music.

2:10 Sons of Zion Live in Session

Sons of Zion join Kirsten Johnstone in the studio to play their two latest singles 'Drift Away' and 'Come Home'.

2:30  Woodstock  – 50th Anniversary of an Iconic Photo

Trevor Reekie talks to Bobbi & Nick Ercoline who were featured on the cover of the Woodstock album in 1969.

3:10 Justin Townes Earle

Outlaw country artist Justin Townes Earle talks to Kirsten Johnstone about the how the  current political climate in the USA influences his work.

3:30 Rei

Auckland rapper Rei tells Yadana Saw about his new album The Bridge.

4:10 The Mixtape: Grant Robertson

Minister of Finance Grant Robertson picks his tracks for the RNZ Mixtape.

Music played in this show


Tycho - Into The Woods

Rob Ruha

Ka Mānu - Ka Mānu

Michael Kiwanuka - You Ain't The Problem

Song Crush

DJ Shadow - Rocket Fuel (ft. De la Soul)

HAIM - Summer Girl

Bon Iver - iMi

Bon Iver - U (Man Like)

Black Pumas

Miss June - Best Girl

Salami Rose Joe Louis - i miss you so


The Byrds - The Ballad Of Easy Rider

Infinity Crush - Drive Thru

Sons of Zion

Come Home

Drift Away

Woodstock  – 50th Anniversary of an Iconic Photo

Canned Heat - Going Up The Country

Country Joe McDonald - The "Fish" Cheer/I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag 

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Commotion

Janis Joplin - Ball & Chain

Santana - Soul Sacrifice

Sly and The Family Stone - Medley: Dance To The Music/Music Lover/I Want To Take You Higher

Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers

Ravi Shankar - Night Raga

Ten Years After - I'm Going Home

Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends

Jimi Hendrix - Star Spangled Banner

Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)

David Bowie - Young Americans

The Replacements - Alex Chilton


Talking Heads - This Must be The Place (Naive Melody)

Steve Martin - The Crow

Lana Del Ray - Season Of The Witch

Justin Townes Earle

Audrey - Time



Prince - Controversy


The Mixtape: Grant Robertson

The Great Unwashed - Born in the Wrong Time

Bored Games - Happy Endings

The Verlaines - Slow Sad Love Song

The Chills - Look for the Good in Others and They'll See the Good in You

Bats - Miss These Things

Tiny Ruins - How Much