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Freak the Sheep

Zac Arnold

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.

Hamtown Smackdown - Sara Rose

Hamtown Smackdown - Sara Rose Hamtown Smackdown - Sara Rose, 30.75 MB
Wed 22 Mar 2017

Hamtown Smakdown is New Zealand’s premiere hardcore festival. Zac caught up with festival organiser Sara Rose to find out how the festival is curated and how strong the scene is in 2017.

This interview features the following songs:
Wizz Kids - Possessed
MARKDOWN - FREE PIZZA
Contenders - One Flew Over
Sick Old Man - IV. The Sick Old Man
 

This Just In: Noel Meek

This Just In: Noel Meek This Just In: Noel Meek, 18.7 MB
Wed 22 Mar 2017

End Of The Alphabet Records is a Wellington label that have become known for curating a catalog of musical weirdness from New Zealand and other places. Label head Noel Meek has just announced a triple album Friends and Meek, and joins Zac to explain further.

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. 

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Arthur Ahbez

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Arthur Ahbez NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Arthur Ahbez, 47.05 MB
Wed 15 Nov 2017

Psyhedelic pilgrim Arthur Ahbez has just released his sophomore album Volume II. He joins Zac in studio to perform a couple of tunes from it as well as a wicked Fred Neil cover. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Fly Nights

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Fly Nights NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Fly Nights, 25.57 MB
Wed 8 Nov 2017

Jono Glenday can normally be found playing in Long Distance Runner, an Auckland skramz band who play ridiculously fast, short and aggressive tracks. But he’s flipped the coin with his electronic project Fly Nights. On the day he released his debut EP Passage, Jono joined Zac in studio for a live performance.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Trapjaw Kelpie

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Trapjaw Kelpie NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Trapjaw Kelpie, 82.31 MB
Wed 25 Oct 2017

Trapjaw Kelpie is a project by Tim Dustow. He has a history of genre defying work, previously performing in acts like Wellington duo West Coast Bullies. After his relocation to Auckland, Tim sought collaborations with different musical guests, and is currently playing as a two piece with Ben Locke (Sea Views) . Trapjaw Kelpie have a large body of work, with very little of it record so it was a treat for them to perform in the 95bFM studio.
 

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: ENO X DIRTY

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: ENO X DIRTY NZoA Presents Live and Direct: ENO X DIRTY, 38.25 MB
Wed 18 Oct 2017

With a new record on the horizon Auckland rap duo ENO X DIRTY joined Zac in studio to perform from fresh cuts. 

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Bic Runga

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Bic Runga NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Bic Runga, 42.78 MB
Wed 20 Sep 2017

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Southern Fork Americana Festival

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Southern Fork Americana Festival NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Southern Fork Americana Festival, 101.87 MB
Wed 13 Sep 2017

Q. What happens when you get members from Reb Fountain, Tom Cunliffe, The Miltones, Eb & Sparrow, The Bads, Dianne Swann, and Dead Little Penny in a room together?

A. They cover Gillian Welch!

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL NZoA Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL, 57.57 MB
Wed 6 Sep 2017

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: WhyFi.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: WhyFi. , 19.44 MB
Wed 30 Aug 2017

WhyFi. is the musical project of Larsen Taylor. His debut 'Dishwasher Cookie' has been a aural highlight of 2017 so it was a no brainer to have the Grow Room affliate joins Zac in studio for a live performance.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Totems

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Totems NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Totems, 54.11 MB
Wed 23 Aug 2017

 

While he's only in his twenties Ruben Winter has already built a stong musical legacy performing in Bandicoot, Caroles, NIISA, Milk, and Gotenks. He's also featured as a live DJ for Randa, drum in P.H.F. and be an active member of the Kerosene Comic Book Collective. Ruben joins Zac in studio to perfrom an ambient set as Totems. 

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Dictaphone Blues

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Dictaphone Blues NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Dictaphone Blues, 82.4 MB
Wed 16 Aug 2017

Edward Castelow is the mastermind behind Auckland musical project Dictaphone Blues. They've just released a new track Bully, and Ed joins Zac in studio to perfrom a handful of future classics.