Nights for Friday 11 April 2014
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 Stages: Chick's Hotel, Port Chalmers
Twelve kilometres out of Dunedin, a long way from students and student bars, is Port Chalmers. It is a beautiful, eerie port town with enough industrial noise to ease the tinnitus of the musicians who call it home. Chick's Hotel is a dark, looming building that holds a few secret rooms and 19th century ghost stories, and allows bands from around the world to add to the noise.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Noise: A Human History - Prehistoric Voiceprints
Narratives which conjure the importance of sound in the distant past when humans were at the mercy of natural forces. Or almost at the mercy - for prehistoric people were beginning to learn how to manipulate the sounds of the landscapes around them and create 'magical' phenomena which 'accessed' hidden worlds (1 of 6, BBC)