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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.

Freak the Sheep: March 22nd, 2017

Freak the Sheep: March 22nd, 2017 Freak the Sheep: March 22nd, 2017, 217.74 MB
Wed 22 Mar 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Nāda Labyrinth for Live and Direct, and interviews with Noel Meek of End Of The Alphabet Records and Sara Rose of Hamtown Smackdown.

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.

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 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'. 

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.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Merk

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Merk NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Merk, 43.05 MB
Wed 14 Feb 2018

Merk popped into the studio ahead a month long Australian tour to play some songs from his soon to be re-released debut 'Swordfish'. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Emily Edrosa

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Emily Edrosa NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Emily Edrosa, 52.21 MB
Wed 31 Jan 2018

Emily Edrosa is the musical project of Emily Littler (Street Chant, Guardian Singles). She's been stateside for the last couple of years and while on a recent trip home performed some new songs live in studio. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Lawrence Arabia

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Lawrence Arabia NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Lawrence Arabia, 56.88 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

Lawrence Arabia plans to release a new track every month throughout 2018 via kickstarter. He joins Zac in studio to explain further and to perform his band new single. 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lawrencearabia/lawrence-arabias-2018-singles-club

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: mr amish

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: mr amish NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: mr amish, 31.98 MB
Wed 24 Jan 2018

mr amish popped in studio for a live performance following the release of his fantastic album PUMP THA VALYOOM.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Babyface

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Babyface NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Babyface, 29.84 MB
Wed 17 Jan 2018

Whyfi and Brandn Shiraz and the two halves of the new duo Babyface. Their debut 'Dirty South Pacific' is a dense and rewarding listen and they join Zac in studio for a live performance. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Meer

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Meer NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Meer, 22.5 MB
Wed 17 Jan 2018

Auckland MC Meer (who is also one half of Heavy) dropped their debut EP Kushari late last year. Zac's had it on repeat since last year and was stoked to have Meer in studio for a live performance. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Spring Break

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Spring Break NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Spring Break, 43.65 MB
Wed 10 Jan 2018

Cult icons Spring Break recently returned to the live scene following a prolonged hiatus. We were honoured when Blaise and Freberits graced the bFM studio for a live session.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Melodownz

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Melodownz NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Melodownz, 40.89 MB
Wed 20 Dec 2017

It’s been a big year for Melodownz. Things really started snowballing around the release of his Avontales EP and since then it seems like he’s become an omnipresent force. Which is just a fancy way of saying he’s popping up everywhere, whether it’s on the Laneway line up, or performing at a gallery opening at the Art Gallery, or he’s on David Dallas’ 64 Bars series or on the German ‘Colours’ series. He still finds time to feature on other tracks and visit us here on Freak The Sheep.

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Polyester

NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Polyester NZoA Presents Live and Direct: Polyester, 48.88 MB
Wed 13 Dec 2017

Polyester have been on come up for a while. They have an album in the works, and have recently they’ve been riding high on the Top 10 with their latest track ‘Different For A Boy’. They join Zac in studio for a live performance ahead of their appearance at St Jerome's Laneway Festival.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Long Distance Runner

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Long Distance Runner NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Long Distance Runner, 45.73 MB
Wed 6 Dec 2017

Long Ditsance Runner's debut 7" was a highlight of the local releases in 2017. They join Zac in studio to perform a full set.