On Music 101 this week, Charlotte Ryan talks to some of the stars of Laneway Festival including Marlon Williams and Stella Donnelly, Tony Stamp welcomes rising Brit star Mahalia to the RNZ studio, we profile The Leonard Simpson Duo - a pairing of veteran Detroit rapper Guilty Simpson and local producer Jeremy Toy, and The Mixtape at 4pm is with NZ music industry fixture Graham Reid.

Marlon Williams & Charlotte Ryan

Marlon Williams & Charlotte Ryan Photo: Maria Robinson


Marlon Williams



Stella Donnelly


The Leonard Simpson Duo

Soaked Oats


The Mixtape: Graham Reid

Music played on this show:


David Bowie - Starman
Chelsea Jade - Laugh It Off
The Pixies - La La Love You
Heavy Chest - Time On My Hands
Marlon Williams - Party Boy
Weyes Blood - Andromeda
Merk - I'm Easy
Blur - Beetlebum
Blind Boy Paxton - Candy Man
Mel Parsons - Bottom of the Street


Ria Hall - Owner
Troy Kingi - Babylon Grows (Holy Colony Burning Acres)
Parallel Dance Ensemble - Shopping Cart
Sam Wave - Same Same
Mahalia - Good Company, I Wish I Missed My Ex, Karma, Sober, Simmer, Square One
Benee - Kua Kore He Kupu
The Mockers - Forever Tuesday Morning
Stella Donnelly - Die
Borneo - Echo Beach
Caribou - Never Come Back


Fat Freddy's Drop - Six-Eight (instrumental)
Faith No More - Easy
Street Chant - Pedestrian Support League
The Leonard Simpson Duo - G.U.I.L.T.Y., Nobody, My Inspiration, Intro, Smokin' Good
Frankie Cosmos - Windows Off
Kane Strang - My Smile Is Extinct
Wolf Parade - Under Glass
Soaked Oats - Shuggah Doom
Beck - Loser
Tibor - Roadpig
Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan


Elton John - Benny and The Jets
The White Stripes - We're Going To Be Friends
Tiny Ruins - Tell Her She's Dreaming
Khruangbin and Leon Bridges - Texas Sun
Real Estate & Sylvan Esso - Paper Cup
Tennis - Runner
Yumi Zouma -  Cool For a Second
Agnes Obel - Broken Sleep
Guardian Singles - Being Alone
Jai Paul – He
Kaytranada - Midsection