Roady for Roadies founders, Morgan and Brent, join Rachel to chat about their 16km walk that's raising money for MusicHelps and the people behind the scenes of the gigs we love. The pair talk about how the event started, and why supporting people in the industry is so important. Put on your walking shoes and grab your tickets here.
You might have seen him shredding guitar for Julia Jacklin at Laneway yesterday- but tonight you can catch him playing his own tunes at Wine Cellar! It's the lovely Blain Cunneen from Sydney up in the brekky studio this morning!
Founder of Laneway, Danny Rogers, joins Rachel in the 95bFM Bus, live from Laneway, to chat about how this festival came about. Plus, a couple of favourite tunes from stellar performances over the years. Big excitement in the bus!
Auzzie crooner Stella Donnelly's album 'Beware of the Dogs' rocketed to the top of many a best of 2019 list last year with it's frank approach to topics ranging from shitty pub jobs, to corrupt politicians and sexual assualt. Always empathetic and oftentimes hilarious, Donnelly's earnest songwriting has earnt her a dedicated following around the world- and a lot buzz ahead of her performance at this year's Laneway. Rachel caught up with her ahead of the festival for a chat. Whakarongo mai nei!
Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, spoke to Rachel this week about her stellar 2019 album 'Titanic Rising' ahead of her perfomance at the Auckland Arts Festival in March. Touching on everything from movies, to Greta Thunberg, Climate Crisis and the "hubris of man" - whakarongo mai nei to hear more about her album before she performs alongside Aldous Harding and Purple Pilgrims!
Girls Rock Tāmaki Makaurau mentors Billie, Nicole and Xanthe- aka Bitch Magic- spoke to us this moring about what they've been doing this week with the campers, plus some exciting new music projects on the horizon for their band. Very cool!
Melbourne-based NZ muso Sarah Mary Chadwick spoke to Rachel about her upcoming new album "Please Daddy", and her Fringe Town 2020 performance in February. She will be performing her 2019 album "The Queen Who Stole the Sky" on the Auckland Town Hall's grand organ- it's going to be a special night!
Georgia from Park Up Collective and Chelsea from SKILAA popped by the studio today to chat about tomorrow's bushfire relief fund-raising gig happening at Whammy bar. Listen back and head along to support some great bands and a great cause.
Old mate Lawrence Arabia popped into the studio this morning to chat about his gig this sunday with the wonderful Tiny Ruins. Both artists are hot off the back of some local and international tours- it's going to be pretty special so don't miss it!