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Freak the Sheep

Freak the Sheep is bFM's longest running Aotearoa New Zealand Music Show, hosted by Zac Arnold, and committed to bringing you the latest in homegrown news, tunes and interviews.

Freak the Sheep: March 15th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: March 15th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: March 15th, 2017, 222.93 MB
Wed 15 Mar 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Capsul for Live and Direct, and interviews with Physical and avoid!avoid.

Freak the Sheep: March 8th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: March 8th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: March 8th, 2017, 218.75 MB
Wed 8 Mar 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Duckling Monster for Live and Direct, and interviews with Grayson Gilmour and Eyes No Eyes.

Just Out: Grayson Gilmour - Hundred Waters

Just Out: Grayson Gilmour - Hundred Waters Just Out: Grayson Gilmour - Hundred Waters, 20.47 MB
Wed 8 Mar 2017

Grayson Gilmour introduces his latest track 'Hundred Waters'. 

Just Out: Eyes No Eyes - On TV

Just Out: Eyes No Eyes - On TV Just Out: Eyes No Eyes - On TV, 17.7 MB
Wed 8 Mar 2017

Eyes No Eyes introduce their latest track 'On TV'. 

Freak the Sheep: March 1st, 2017

Freak the Sheep: March 1st, 2017 Freak the Sheep: March 1st, 2017, 219.98 MB
Wed 1 Mar 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Dad Jokes for Live and Direct, and interviews with Girls Pissing on Girls Pissing, WhyFi. and Borrowed cs.

Freak the Sheep: February 22nd, 2017

Freak the Sheep: February 22nd, 2017 Freak the Sheep: February 22nd, 2017, 216.3 MB
Wed 22 Feb 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Ben James Leo for Live and Direct, and interviews with Dad Jokes, AmmoNation and Spiteful Urinator.

Freak the Sheep: February 15th, 2017

Freak the Sheep, February 15th, 2017 Freak the Sheep, February 15th, 2017, 220.02 MB
Wed 15 Feb 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Kraus for Live and Direct, and interviews with Melting Faces and Career Girls.

Freak the Sheep: February 8th, 2017

Freak the Sheep, February 8th, 2017 Freak the Sheep, February 8th, 2017, 217.86 MB
Wed 8 Feb 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Peach Milk for Live and Direct, and interviews with Long Distance Runner, Louis Baker and Fruit Juice Parade. 

Freak the Sheep: February 1st, 2017

Freak the Sheep, February 1st, 2017 Freak the Sheep, February 1st, 2017, 222.38 MB
Wed 1 Feb 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features interviews with Fazerdaze, Alien Weaponry, Cave Circles, How Get and Yukon Era. 

Freak the Sheep: January 25, 2017

Freak The Sheep: January 25th, 2017 Freak The Sheep: January 25th, 2017, 222.75 MB
Wed 25 Jan 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a live performance by Affsid Kidjhagiffy for Live and Direct, and interviews with New Dawn and Wizz Kids. 

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Capsul

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Capsul NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Capsul, 52.78 MB
Wed 15 Mar 2017

James Stutely, member of Carb on Carb and How Get, joins Zac in studio, this time with his own project Capsule.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Duckling Monster

Live and Direct: Duckling Monster Live and Direct: Duckling Monster, 46.26 MB
Wed 8 Mar 2017

Beth Dawson is ubiquitous within New Zealand's music scenes. She's aligned with groups like The Futurians, Octopus, It Hurts, and File Folder. Beth also works within the Uniform collective and curates 'No Venues' shows. She performs live in studio as Duckling Monster.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Dad Jokes

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Dad Jokes NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Dad Jokes, 42.52 MB
Wed 1 Mar 2017

It’s taken just under five years, but like diamonds from the rough Auckland’s Dad Jokes have emerged as one our best and brightest. The duo have just released a new LP entitled Watch Out For The Bullies and join Zac in studio to perform a few tracks.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Ben James Leo

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Ben James Leo NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Ben James Leo, 48.43 MB
Wed 22 Feb 2017

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Kraus

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Kraus NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Kraus, 45.54 MB
Wed 15 Feb 2017

For just over 10 years Pat Kraus has been cultivating a body of music that has lead him to be hailed as "a national treasure" by the New Zealand Listener, an undeniable sentiment.


When he isn’t performing solo, he’s playing in a multitude other groups or collaborations, on Saturday afternoons Pat helps people create their own DIY synths and effects pedals at the Music Electronics Library at the Audio Foundation, and is omnipresent force within Auckland & New Zealand’s alternative music scenes.

Pat joins Zac live in studio to perform songs are Kraus.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Peach Milk

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Peach Milk NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Peach Milk, 40.99 MB
Wed 8 Feb 2017

Peach Milk is the electronic music project of Madison Eve. Last year was an exciting time as Peach Milk’s debut EP Finally was released and Madison won big at the 2016 Dirtbag awards, taking home Best Newcomer and Best Engineer. 2017 isn’t looking too bad either with Peach Milk being announced as a part of the Redbull Sound Select shows in February. Peach Milk joins Zac in studio for a live performance.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Affsid Kidjhagiffy

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Affsid Kidjhagiffy NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Affsid Kidjhagiffy, 36.59 MB
Wed 25 Jan 2017

Affsid Kidjhagiffy is one of this country’s more forward thinking producers. By his own accord he’s interested in innovative sounds that challenge the ideals in modern music. He’s just released his latest work 'Why Do All Garden Sheds Smell The Same? (The Answer is Blood and Bone)' and joins Zac in studio to perform live and challenge our perceptions.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Blame Thrower

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Blame Thrower NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Blame Thrower, 32.02 MB
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Blame Thrower are a new Auckland duo made up of Ciara Bernstien of Markdown and Luke Penrose of Master Blaster. They’ve just released a split cassette with Markdown, their debut of sorts and join Zac live in studio to plays some tracks from it.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL NZoA Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL, 42.53 MB
Wed 11 Jan 2017

Liam Dargaville made his name as one half of Auckland rap duo Heavy. Though for the last year he's been producing solo work as DBLDBL. He joins Zac in studio for a live performance.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Molly and The Chromatics

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Molly and The Chromatics NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Molly and The Chromatics, 23.3 MB
Wed 30 Nov 2016

Molly and The Chromatics came in 'specially so we could groove to their grooves'.