7:06 Sonic Tonic

8:10 Me Kōrero

An affable end-of-the-week evening exchange of ideas, advice, evocations and/or opinions.

8:25 Facing The Other Way - The Story of 4AD

Between 1980 and 1999 the enigmatic and introspective Ivo Watts-Russell signed a roster of stylistic trailblazers to English indie record label 4AD, including Bauhaus, Birthday Party, Cocteau Twins, Dead Can Dance, The Pixies, and many more. 4AD was co-founded and funded by Beggars Banquet founder Martin Mills, who recognised Russell's singular A&R vision.

Trevor Reekie speaks to English author Martin Aston about his history-defining book: Facing the Other Way - The Story of 4AD.

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 Nerve - Music and the Human Experience

In the Key of DNA - Music and Evolution (2 of 6, CBC)