Music 101 for Saturday 20 February 2021
Welcome to Music 101! We have a great show coming up for you this weekend-
12:00 INTERVIEW: Che Fu on playing Navigator at Auckland Arts Festival
Che Fu’s 2001 album Navigator mixed Polynesian sounds with hip-hop, soul and reggae to deliver tracks that became kiwi classics like ‘Misty Frequencies’ and ‘Fade Away’.
To celebrate 20 years of the album, Che Fu and his band, The Kratez, are performing Navigator live as part of the Auckland Arts Festival.
He opens up the Charlotte about life, and how it feels playing the album again after all this time.
1:15 The Sampler
This week in The Sampler Tony Stamp discusses the Canadian chamber pop of The Weather Station and the Peckham post-punk of Goat Girls’ second album.
1:30 INTERVIEW: Elemeno P frontman Dave Gibson speaks about the band’s current tour in support of the vinyl release of their three albums.
Elemeno P are back on the road with a swag of vinyl – they've released some of their catalogue on LP for the first time.
Dave Gibson, frontman of Elemeno P speaks with Yadana Saw about coming home from NYC and what it’s like to play music he made with his friends two decades ago.
2PM LIVE: Imugi 이무기
Auckland's sensational electronic-pop duo IMUGI perform live at RNZ studios. Imugi is made up of singer/songwriter Yery Cho and producer/beatmaker Carl Ruwhiu. Together they've created a unique sound that combines synth-pop, trip-hop, pop, electro bass and modern R&B.
3:00 INTRODUCING: Nicolas Franchise
Nicholas Franchise describes their sound as “pop-raunch rock”. His debut album Setup was recorded in Dunedin and released in 2018 while Nicholas was deep in the Portland Oregon music scene. The album quickly found a following in the U.S which resulted in a tour of west-Coast USA.
Since moving back to Wellington, Nicholas Franchise have been playing festivals and working on a new album, one influenced by The Strokes, Mac De Marco, and Tame Impala.
3:30 INTERVIEW: Meet Canadian band Kiwi JR
Canadian band Kiwi Jr have just released their second album ‘Cooler Returns’ on Sub Pop Records, getting acclaim for its mix of indie rock hooks and singer Jeremy Gaudet’s witty, inventive lyrics.
Tony Stamp talked to Kiwi Jr in Toronto – the whole band was there but Jeremy did most of the talking (guitarist Brian Murphy also makes an appearance).
4:00 The Mixtape - Benee
Benee, aka Stella Bennet, is New Zealand's top pop-star. In 2020 her song 'Supalonely' amassed over 400 million streams, she won the prestiguous APRA Silver Scroll award and took home four awards at the Aotearoa Music Awards.
Charlotte sat down with Stella after the release of her EP 'Stella & Steve'. Benee shares the tracks the inspired her to make music, and opens up about parts of her life the public doesn't know about on this episode of The Mixtape.
Sola Rosa - Don't leave home
John Lennon - Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)
Morrissey - That's Entertainment (2021 version)
Neil Young - Old Man
PJ Harvey - This Glorious Land
Edward castelow - When your tears have dried
Fania all stars - Quitate Tu
Pacific Heights - The Choral Sea
David Bowie - Life on Mars?
Radiohead - Subterranean Homesick Alien
The Chills - Monolith
The Weather station-
I Tried To Tell You, Parking Lot, Loss, Robber, Atlantic, Separated, Wear, Hear
Pest, Badibaba, Sad Cowboy, The Crack, Anxiety, They Bite On You, Where Do We Go
Groove Armada - Suntoucher
TV on the radio - Staring at the Sun
Haim - Summer girl
Nirvana - About a girl (MTV unplugged)
Talk Talk - Life’s what you make it
Kōtiro - All the Little Birds
Kimbra - Top of the World
WETA - Got the ju
U-Roy - Rule The Nation
Shapeshifter - Inertia
Gary Numan- Cars
Wings - Band on the run
Being - Lucy
Crowded House - To The Island
Florence and the Machine with The XX - You've got the Love
Louis Baker - Overdrive ft Kings
The Verlaines - Death and the maiden
Pluto - Dance Stamina
4- The Mixtape
Björk - It’s Oh So Quiet
Miles Davis - The Doo-Bop Song
Lily Allen - LDN
Amy Winehouse - Some Unholy War
Social Lovers - Can’t Let It Go
Slum Village - Fall In Love
Alice Phoebe Lou - Something Holy
Tekno - Skeletun
Radiohead - 15 step
Tiny Ruins - Me At The Museum, You In The Winter Gardens