On this spooky Thursday Jenn forgets it is halloween but, she still manages to play many musical curiosities. Tune in to hear the sweet sounds of Soccor Practice, New Optimism and Cristina. Jenn is joined in studio by Maddie North aka gothy, synthy chanteuse So Below. They chat trying things out, success despite a little self doubt and her forthcoming album due out early next year. Catch So Below playing this Saturday at Cassette Nine's Madcap Clubnight (it's free!).
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Night Raid
The Crusader - Keep That Same Old Feeling
Coastal, Jackie Mendoza - La Luz
Omni - Courtesy Call
Empath - Soft Shape
SoccerPractise - Te Pō
New Optimism - Dr. My-Ho
Tshegue - Solola
Uncle Quentin - SILENCE
Pond - Daisy
So Below - Us
So Below - Clear
salvia palth - i was all over her
Kim Gordon - Get Yr Life Back
Kindness - Simbambaneni
Kindness - Raise Up
The Streets - Dont Mug Yourself
Sleaford Mods - Jobseeker
Mermaidens - She's Running
Cristina - (Temporarily) Yours
Eartheater - Fontanel
Dharmarat - Chokin' Up
Paul Weller - Saturns Pattern (StraightFace/Young Fathers remix)
We jumped back to last weeks Drive Island set from imugi for About Town this week + had a listen to some new tracks from Borrowed CS, Floating Points & Vagabon. All this plus a chat to CHAII about Whammyfest, Northern Bass & Fat Freddys Drop.
imugi 이무기 - Greensmoke (Live at Ellen Melville 18/10/19)
Karnan Saba, Hone Be Good - Ata Marie
Borrowed CS - Osiris 1
Angel Olsen - Summer
Gong Gong Gong 工工工 - Moonshadows 月後殘影
Vivian Girls - All Your Promises
Floating Points - Bias
imugi 이무기 - Swimming feat. Hans (Live at Ellen Melville 18/10/19)
Danny Brown - Best Life
Mac DeMarco - My Kind of Woman
Yumi Zouma - The Brae
Joan Of Arc - The Hands
Moor Mother - After Images
Nightmares On Wax - Gotta Smile [Folamour Remix] [Edit]
Ryan Hendriks is a legend in the Tamaki Makarau local scene making waves for years in both solo works & groups like Badcorporation. In December 2019 Ryan let loose 'Quintessence' a 4 track EP on The Grow Room. He also teamed up with Ethan King, Brandon Rangi-Dixon & Tuhoea Tuteao for 'The Crop [Vol.1]'. Ryan joined Hunter in the studio to chat about all of this & more + played a few favourite songs and chatted about them.
Kourosh Yaghmaei - Gole Yakh
Pastor T.L Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir - Nobody Knows
Erasmo Carlos - É Preciso Dar Um Jeit,o Meu Amigo
This week, Sam and Oscar take a look at the second studio album from the virtual band Gorillaz "Demon Days." Released in 2005, this record became a 2000s classic and cemented Gorillaz international reputation.
Goodspace make it up to the bFM studio through construction tape and the sound of heavy machinary, but give us a taste of their own pumping sound as well as some tidbits about upcoming gigs and releases
Shaq, Shaq & Jess joined Hunter in studio today to chat about Filth AKL. A club night that has morphed into a community centered around prioritising Queer, Trans & Non-Binary People of Colour in the local music scene. Filth AKL is set to appear at Laneway Festival at the end of the month. Hear about all this & check out what they chose below.
Sho Madjozi - John Cena
Sheneseea - Hard Drive
Gafacci - Kaala
This week, Sam and Geneva take a look at the second studio album from Tears for Fears "Songs from the Big Chair." Released in 1985, this record was a smash hit and spawned some of the biggest hits of the 1980s.
For the final anniversary album for 2019, Sam looks at Tom Waits' second studio album "Heart of Saturday Night." Released in 1974, this album set a blueprint for Waits music which would last the rest of the seventies.
This week, Sam takes a look at the comeback album from American soul artist D'Angelo "Black Messiah." Released in 2014, after fourteen years in the wilderness, this album was a welcome return to form from D'Angelo and helped kickstart his career.