RNZ: Music 101

RNZ: Music 101


Music, interviews, live performances, behind the scenes, industry issues, career profiles, new, back catalogue, undiscovered, greatest hits, tall tales - with a focus on New Zealand/Aotearoa.


Music 101 Pocket Edition 119  

This week, a candid chat with The Naked And Famous, British producer Sohn, and Wellington band Draghound introduce themselves, plus new tunes from The Shins, Sampha, and David Bowie.

Crowded House: Woodface - Part 2  

Twenty five years after the release of the third Crowded House album, Neil Finn, Tim Finn and Nick Seymour talk about the making of the classic record in part 2 of Jeremy Ansell’s Woodface documentary.

Sohn chills out on sophomore album.  

Sohn shares his second album and stories about being Joel Little's best friend, and why he won't think tank a song for Rhianna.

Baynk on internet success.  

Banyk talks SoundCloud success, and the transition from bedroom producer to live performer.

Introducing: Draghound  

Draghound introduce their song 'Flange In The Bedroom'.

The Mixtape: Parris Goebel  

World-famous NZ choreographer Parris Goebel chooses some of her favourite songs of the moment and shares stories and insights from her amazing career so far.

The benefits of breaking up in public  

Thom and Alisa from The Naked and Famous talk world tours, surviving in LA, and keeping the band together post-relationship breakup.

Music 101 Pocket Edition 118  

We talk to Dinosaur Jr's long-suffering drummer Murph, catch up with Nick Murphy (formerly known as Chet Faker), Polyester Introduce themselves, plus new music from the Avalanches, Dirty Projectors, and Weezer.

Crowded House: Woodface - Part 1  

Just over a quarter century after the release of the third Crowded House album, Woodface, Neil Finn and Tim Finn talk about the making of the classic record and the evolution of the songs from home demos to finished studio recordings.

The artist formerly known as Chet Faker  

FKA Chet Faker, Nick Murphy chat's to Alex Behan about the name change, new songs, and bringing the full band to Laneway 2017.

The music of 2016, by the numbers.  

Sales in music have been decreasing since 1999, but 2016 has taken a slight upward turn.

Tami Neilson Sings The Songs Of Sinners  

An RNZ recording of Tami Neilson's 2016 set at The Tuning Fork in Auckland.

Introducing: Polyester  

Introducing: Polyester

Murph from Dinosaur JR  

We caught up with Murph ahead of the Dinosaur Jr show at Auckland's Studio on Jan 23rd.

CC Disco, Australia's First Lady of Disco  

Music 101 talks to Courtney Clarke, AKA CC Disco, ahead of her show Sunday 8th at Anno Domini, on the Auckland Art Gallery rooftop.

Music 101 Festival Roundup  

Alex crosses live to the building excitement at New Year festivals Rhythm & Vines, Rhythm & Alps, and A Low Hum, chats to Soundsplash organiser Brian Ruawai, and catches up with regular festival performers Pacific Heights and the Hipstamatics.

A Kauri Cries  

If a Kauri dies in the woods, can you hear it? Tom Cosm has found a way.

The Hipstamatics Super Soul Review  

The Hipstamatics Super Soul Review, live at Auckland's Powerstation.

Being Weird Together in 2016  

Weird Together chat with Alex about their favourite music of 2016.

The Sampler for 27 December 2016  

In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger revisits three albums that stood out for him in 2016: David Bowie's 'Blackstar', Anderson .Paak's 'Malibu', and Mbongwana Star's 'From Kinshasa To The Moon'.

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