7:06 Sonic Tonic

8:10 On The Spot

Impromptu thoughts, perspectives and opinions on either the little or big things of life. Tonight's guest is Donald Kerr.

8:25 Musical Chairs featuring Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter have just raised a glass to an opal anniversary. After 14 years in the business, they’ve signed to a major label with the hope of cracking Australia, a territory that’s always been challenging for the dance-music powerhouse. Music Mix producer Nick Atkinson visits tattoo parlours, venues and record company offices to see one of the country’s most successful acts at work and play.

9:06 Country Life

Rural news and features.

10:17 Late Edition

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 The Wire – Good Vibrations (Part 4 of 8)

Scientists like Helmholtz and Hertz explored the electrical essence of sound waves. Inventors like Canadian physicist Hugh LeCaine and Russian spy Leon Theremin extended that exploration to a new breed of electronic instruments. But it wasn't until Bob Moog came along and invented the synthesizer that the sound of electricity started to become a household sound in the music of rock bands.

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