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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: April 26th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: April 26th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: April 26th, 2017, 221.34 MB
Wed 26 Apr 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by I.e. Crazy for Live and Direct, and an interview with Melowdownz.

Freak the Sheep: April 19th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: April 19th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: April 19th, 2017, 215.24 MB
Wed 19 Apr 2017

With Zac away, Olly Clifton selects the finest homegrown tunes for your listening pleasure.  

Freak the Sheep: April 12th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: April 12th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: April 12th, 2017, 217.48 MB
Wed 12 Apr 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Oscar Dowling for Live and Direct, and interviews with KATANA, Arc Of Ascent and Ov Pain.

Freak the Sheep: April 5th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: April 5th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: April 5th, 2017, 220.98 MB
Wed 5 Apr 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features interviews with Mermaidens, A.C.Freazy, SWIDT and Fazerdaze.

This Just In: Storage Media

This Just In: Storage Media This Just In: Storage Media, 19.84 MB
Wed 29 Mar 2017

Oliver Johnston is one third of the dance collective Inky Waves, he’s also one and half of the duo DJ Kush Boogie and has released music under the Hugo Jay moniker. Now he goes it alone again with a new project called Storage Media. He joins Zac to expand on his new project. 

 

Freak the Sheep: March 29th, 2017

Freak the Sheep: March 29th, 2017 Freak the Sheep: March 29th, 2017, 219.22 MB
Wed 29 Mar 2017

This episode of Freak the Sheep features a performance by Seth Frightening for Live and Direct, an interview with Storage Media and a run down of artists performing at NZ Psych Fest.

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.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Don McGlashan

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Don McGlashan NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Don McGlashan, 51.49 MB
Wed 3 Oct 2018

Don McGlashan has become woven into the fabric of our country. Along with the bounty of tracks from his solo career, Don has made music with From Scratch, Blam Blam Blam, The Mutton Birds, The Front Lawn as well was scoring works for theatre, dance, television and film. He stopped in to bFM for a live performance while on his most recent tour.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Power Nap

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Power Nap NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Power Nap, 45.87 MB
Wed 19 Sep 2018

Power Nap is a familiar face on Auckland's music scene. They've just released the 'Being Cool Is E.Z.' EP and join Zac in studio for a live performance! 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Mutation

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Mutation NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Mutation, 53.55 MB
Wed 12 Sep 2018

Mutation is the solo project of Wellingtonian John Dimery. He just released an eponymous EP and joins Zac in studio for a live performance. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Cool Tan

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Cool Tan NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Cool Tan, 25.81 MB
Wed 12 Sep 2018

The much beloved Auckland duo Cool Tan have announced that they are slowing down for the foreseeable future. They join Zac in studio for a live performance ahead of their last show in Auckland at the end of the month.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: DBLDBL, 46.24 MB
Wed 8 Aug 2018

Auckland MC DBLDBL returns to Freak The Sheep to perform tracks from their new 'Soft Drink EP'.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Church & AP

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Church & AP NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Church & AP, 30.03 MB
Wed 25 Jul 2018

Church & AP are a young Auckland rap duo Church & AP just released their blistering debut Thorough Bread and join Zac in studio for a live performance. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Sandy Mill

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Sandy Mill NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Sandy Mill, 82.31 MB
Wed 13 Jun 2018

For nearly three decades Sandy Mill has been collaborating; abroad with international talent like Boy George & Bassment Jaxx or with local heroes like SJD, Neil Finn or The New Telepathics. But that’s not enough, Sandy released her debut album A Piece Of Me and joins Zac in the studio for a live performance.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Malcolm S.

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Malcolm S. , 48.25 MB
Wed 6 Jun 2018

Malcolm S. is the musical project of Eammon Malcolm Saban Logan (Team Cat Food, Ghost Wave). He keeps a pretty low profile so it was a lovely suprise to see him release Life On The Island in March. He joins Zac for a live performance. 

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Roy Irwin

NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Roy Irwin NZoA Music Presents Live and Direct: Roy Irwin, 36.75 MB
Wed 23 May 2018

For nearly a decade Aucklander musician Roy Irwin has had a steady solo career, with over 20 releases under his belt (not including his work in Heidi Pasadena and Cool Runnings too). He joins Zac to perform tracks from his latest album 'King Of Pop', that was released late last year on 1:12 Recordings.