Nau mai haere mai to Music 101 for 26 August with Kara Rickard

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1:20 Herbs Tama Lundon- Others Way Festival 

The Others Way Festival line up has just been announced - We speak to Tama Lundon -  from Herbs one of the many incredible acts at the festival. 

1:40 Exploding Rainbow Orchestra - Josh Worthington Church & Hollie Fullbrook

With an eruption of colour and glorious cacophony of aural delights, Exploding Rainbow Orchestra returns to Neck of the Woods for the second installation of the Songbook series on Sunday 27th & 28th  August featuring Delaney Davidson, Don McGlashan, Geoff Ong, Hollie Fulbrook, Lilith and Shay of Fessh, Louisa Nicklin, Mainard Larkin (Randa), Yolanda Fagan (Na Noise), Na’amah Cheiban, Paul Cathro, Rachel Clarke, and Steph Brown (Lips)! 

We talk to  creator Josh -Worthington-Church and one of the artists performing - Hollie Fullbrook.

Exploding Rainbow Orchestra

Exploding Rainbow Orchestra Photo: Supplied

 2:10 The Veils Live Powerstation 

Beautifully recorded by Andre Upston, we revisit the Veils live at the Powerstation in April 2023 with two new songs from the concert.

The Veils performing live at the Powerstation

The Veils performing live at the Powerstation Photo: Jana Te Nahu Owen

2:30 The Sampler - Violet Hirst and GirlRay 

Tony Stamp reviews local musician Violet Hirst’s existential debut, a personality-rich collection by British electronic musician K-Lone, and Girl Ray’s disco-inspired, hook-heavy third album.


3:15  Introducing: BLXNDE

BLXNDE is the project of Kirikiriroa musician Matt Sheppard. He introduces his new single  - Moonlight 

Hamilton/Kirikiriroa musician BLXNDE

Hamilton/Kirikiriroa musician BLXNDE Photo: Jonathan Ganley

3:30 Pop duo Foley Live 

Foley are a pop music duo from Auckland, New Zealand. The duo is composed of multi-instrumentalists, songwriters and vocalists Ash Wallace and Gabriel Everett 

They Have just released their new album 'CROWD PLEASER', we talk to them about the new album, and new single 'What Got Into You'

 4:00 Mixtape - Jonathan Ganley 

Photographer Jonathan Ganley joins Trevor Reekie on the Mixtape, his new book Crush Photos from post Punk Auckland, documents the live gig scene in Auckland in the 80's and 90s is out now.

Photographer Jonathan Ganley

Photographer Jonathan Ganley and his book 'Crush' Photo: Doug Richards

His Mixtape song choices are:

The Clash brand new Cadillac
New Order – Everything's Gone Green
Fetus Productions – Fetus Productions
Verlaines – The Lady and the Lizard 
The Go-betweens – Before Hollywood album – That way
Straitjacket Fits – Life in one Chord
Snapper  - Cause Of You


Songs played on the show today:


Bonobo ATK
Prince - Alice Through the Looking Glass
Erny Belle 'Unchained'
Don McGlashan - All the Goodbyes in the world 
Souls Of Mischief - 93 'Til Infinity
Interview: Tama Lundon 
Herbs: Long Ago
Mermaidens -'I Like To Be Alone'
Tiny Ruins - How Much 
Interview: Exploding Rainbow Orchestra 
Stupid Lame Cliches- by Priya Sami 
Beth Orton -  Friday Night 

The Lahaar- Super (kiki)
French For Rabbits - The Outsider 
MOHI  - Kārearea
VEILS Live at the Powerstation
Lauryn Hill - Ex Factor 
Clementine Valentine - All I see
The Sampler -  Donegal Violet Hirst 
The Sampler - Prestige by Girl Ray 
Angie McMahon - Fireball Whisky

Mitski - Heaven 
Bruce Springsteen - born to run
Breeders - Hag 
Proteins of Magic - One More Thing
Adrianne Lenker - Anything 
Interview: Foley live 
‘What Got Into You’.
Isley Brothers - Footsteps in the dark pt 1&2
Mdou Moctar Taliat (Live at WOMAD 2023)
DeepState - Now That You’re Gone