Music 101 for Saturday 16 May 2020
Throughout the show we'll be playing stories from some of Aotearoa’s fave musicians about the venues they love, both past and present, to highlight the crucial role they play in supporting our thriving music scene.
13:20 Benny Salvador has released his first EP at age sixteen
Benny Salvador is the son of Joe Lindsay, trombonist in Fat Freddy's Drop. He talked to Charlotte Ryan about DJing since he was in primary school, and starting his own record label.
Listen to Benny's EP here:
13:40 NZ Music Month: Fresh Music Daily
We're celebrating NZ Music Month with Fresh Music Daily, where we post new music from a different Kiwi artist every day. This weekend it's Arrowtown's Sam Wave and Dunedin's Neive Strang.
Same Wave - 'Find Someone Sexy'
Neive Strang - 'Paradigm'
13:50 Returning home to PNG an inspiration for Christchurch rapper Vallé
Enjalas Jenkinson came to New Zealand from Papua New Guinea aged just eight months old, suffering from malaria and rickets. He now makes music as Vallé, releasing his album Care For Me earlier this year, and recently a follow-up single called 'Trip Advisor' - the video for which sees him returning to Papua New Guinea and reconnecting with his family. He spoke to Tony Stamp about the life-changing experience.
14:05 Reb Fountain live at The Others Way Festival 2019
Our live concert this week is Flying Nun signee Reb Fountain performing at Auckland's Mercury Theatre as part of The Others Way Festival 2019.
14:40 The Sampler: Act Normal by Andrew Fagan and the People
Nick Bollinger takes a look at the the jaded observations of Andrew Fagan's latest.
14:50 NZ Music Month: Fresh Kiwi Covers
We’re celebrating the 20th New Zealand Music Month with brand new covers of classic Kiwi tracks. This week we feature Wellington bluesman Darren Watson covering Chris Knox's 'Not Given Lightly' and Wellington indie-folk artist Ebony Lamb, covering the 3D's 'Beautiful Things'.
Darren Watson - ‘Not Given Lightly’ (Chris Knox)
Ebony Lamb - ‘Beautiful Things’ (The 3Ds)
15:10 A tribute to outgoing RNZ Music member Kirsten Johnstone
After sixteen years sharing stories from musicians the world over, Kirsten is leaving RNZ Music. We take a look back at some of her most memorable moments.
15:30 Song Crush
A beats and rhyme heavy show, with an interjection from a synth-pop artist whose music eerily reflects 2020's weirdness. It's host Kirsten Johnstone's last show, and she's joined by Yadana Saw and Brad Warrington.
16:05 The Mixtape: Kirsten Johnstone
After sixteen years at RNZ Music, Kirsten is moving onto greener pastures. She joined Tony Stamp to reflect on her life and career, and play ten of her favourite songs.
Music played on this week's show:
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Straitjacket Fits - She Speeds
Moby - Too Much Change ft. Apollo Jane
Fiona Apple - Under The Table
The Beths - I'm Not Getting Excited
Strawpeople - Drive
Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime
Tami Neilson - Dynamite
Little Richard - Slippin' and Slidin'
Neil Young - Try
Marlon Williams - Hello Miss lonesome
Patea Maori Club - Poi E
Fat Freddy's Drop - Hope
Benny Salvador - Dimensions, Hau, Wat Shu, CardboardBox
Khruangbin - Time (You And I)
Sam Wave - Find Someone Sexy
Mermaidens - I Might Disappear
The Datsuns - Cruel Cruel Fate
Vallé - That Nice, Trip Advisor, No Love
Reb Fountain - Hawks & Doves, Its A Bird, Gold, Last Word, Don't You Know Who I Am (live at Mercury Theatre)
Anna Coddington - Bird in Hand
The Pretty Things - Don't Bring Me Down
Andrew Fagan & the People - Act Normal, Scene Of Fun, Bad Choice, Here Comes the Storm, Channel Me, My Favourite Human, Someone More Gorgeous Than Me, You’ll Be Fine
Ebony Lamb - Beautiful Things
The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drum
Tama Waipara - East Coast Moon
Shihad - Deb's Night Out
Blondie - Once I Had A Love aka The Disco Song
Church + AP - War Outside
Chronixx - Dela Move
BC Camplight - Back to Work
BC Camplight - I Only Drink When I'm Drunk
Young Franco - Juice
The Phoenix Foundation - Nest Egg
King Crimson - Epitaph
Dirty Three - Indian Love Song
Trinity Roots - Little Things
PJ Harvey - A Place Called Home
Sufjan Stevens - Chicago
So So Modern - Berlin
Boom Bip - The Matter (of Our Discussion)
Karen Dalton - Katie Cruel
Big Thief - Mythological Beauty
James Taylor - Fire and Rain