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12:20 NZ Hip Hop Stand Up: Sisters Underground  

Brenda Pua and Hassanah Iroegbu were just teenagers when they began their music careers after winning a grant from Manukau City Council. They were introduced to music producer Alan Jansson who helped them create their enduring 1994 hit ‘In the Neighbourhood’.

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12:30 The music films screening at this year's International Film Festival

Charlotte and Tony Stamp discuss some of the musical documentaries and features screening at this years mostly-online NZIFF.

Dark City Beneath The Beat

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Peep the trailers:

True History of The Kelly Gang
Dark City Beneath The Beat
To Live To Sing
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

Check out the full programme here.

1:15 Ladi6 on her hip-hop favourites

The NZ star features in ep 4 of our hip hop doco series reflecting on her trio Sheelahroc. She joined Charlotte to talk about some of her favourite tracks.


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1:40 The Sampler: The Chicks

Nick Bollinger reviews a new album from The Chicks - formerly Dixie Chicks - in which the personal is political.

The Chicks

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2:05 LIVE: 'First Songs'

We're playing some favourites from the musicians who've performed in the RNZ studios for this Afternoons feature.

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2:30 Undercover: Warren Maxwell and Troy Kingi

The Trinity Roots frontman and genre-bending Northland musician caught up to have a kōrero and cover one another's songs.

2:40 The Sampler: Keleketla!

Nick looks at a four-continent collaboration under the South African banner Keleketla!


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3:10 Fable: "Shout out to anyone working the nine to five"

The genre-blending futurist from Papakura on his first EP, the importance of repping your home town, and making music for the working classes.


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3:30 Song Crush: new music from Lianne La Havas, Jonathan Bree and more

Tony Stamp is joined by RNZ's Danielle Street and Leilani Momoisea to sample some new tunes.

Lianne La Havas

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4:05 The Mixtape: Peter Urlich

The local legend joins Charlotte to share some of his favourite songs.

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Music played on this show:


Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - Hound Dog
Lee Fields & The Expressions - The One Who's Hurting Is You
Sisters Underground - In The Neighbourhood
Edwyn Collins - Never Met A Girl Like You Before
The Band - The Weight
Taylor Swift & Bon Iver - Exile
Carnivorous Plant Society - Take


Ann Pebbles - I Can't Stand The Rain
Scribe - F.R.E.S.H.
Rubi Du - One Spirit (Parks Remix)
Avantdale Bowling Club - F.I.E.N.D.S.
Verse 2 - Gold
The Chicks - Gaslighter, Tights on my Boat, Sleep At Night, Texas Man, March March, For Her
Kylie Minogue - Say Something
Matt Berninger - Distant Axis


David Kilgour - Smoke you right out of here
Liam Finn - Damage and the Needle Done
Reb Fountain - After the Goldrush
Pere - High On Ingingo
Seth Haapu & Stan Walker - Cool Down
Troy Kingi - Home Land and Sea
Warren Maxwell - Truganini
Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls
Keleketla! - Future Toi Toi, International Love Affair, Shepherd Song, Papua Merdeka, Freedom Groove
JARV IS - Am I Missing Something
Lucinda Williams - You Can't Rule Me


Donna Summer - I Feel Love
Fable - 298, Money, Proud Boy, In The Car, Rosegold, Safe
King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard
Quantic - You Will Return
Lianne La Havas - Please Don't Make Me Cry
LA Priest - What Moves (Soulwax Remix)
Jonathan Bree - Heavenly Vision
Abdul Kay - Emotionally Scarred Freestyle
Mo Muse - 2020 Freestyle
DEHD - Loner