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Plato's Retreat with Sam, Kris & Rob

Delve headlong into the world of Plato's Retreat with Samuel Harmony, Kris McFang, and Rob Bollox . $1 - $1000 records given equal treatment and airtime. For all that's good in Boogie, New Wave, Disco, House, Post-punk, Afro, Modern Soul, AOR, & much much more. Keys in the bowl, folks. Shoes at the door.

Plato's Retreat 22 June 2019

Plato's Retreat 22 June 2019 Plato's Retreat 22 June 2019, 335.22 MB
Sat 22 Jun 2019

 

Plato's retreat bringing all the tunes and segments you can handle. 

Kris has returned from Chirstchurch with some fresh, self-secribed "phat trax", Sam is in recovery after a big night boogying to Omar-S, and Rob brings us all that is big news in sport and, of course Emerdale.

But wait, theres more!

Pearl joins us for the Cheese Wheel of Fortune in which she struggles mightily with a Dutch cheese, and Fin from 16 Tun brings us the Flagon Wagon...which ends in an argument when Sam proposes we have a "Triple Brown Float" next week: Double Brown™ poured over chocolate icecream. 

Platos Retreat 15 June 2019 Platos Retreat 15 June 2019, 332.9 MB
Sat 15 Jun 2019

Plato's Retreat is back for another week of insightful societal commentary and critical thought. 
As well as some Italo Disco - a match made in Elysium 

Rob rounds up the week in Sports 

Pearl join the show for the brand new segment -= Cheese Wheel of Fortune=- 

And Finn drops in for the Flagon Wagon beer review and shows us the differenc between the Tupac and Biggie of the beer world - with thanks to 16 Tun!

 

Plato's Retreat 8 June 2019

Plato's Retreat 8 June 2019 Plato's Retreat 8 June 2019, 328.57 MB
Sat 8 Jun 2019

Rob and Kris driving The Retreat at full speed, down a long and dusty highway, running down a dream. Regular features covered, and Finn is in from 16 Tun (with special gate crasher Saturday Afternoon Sarah) for another informative and delicious Flagon Wagon. Kris spends much of the show trying to play songs for Rob to keep him happy in Sam's absence. 

Plato's Retreat - Saturday 01 June 2019

Plato's Retreat 1 June 2019 Plato's Retreat 1 June 2019, 332.62 MB
Sat 1 Jun 2019

The whole gang is in the studio for another thrilling radio broadcast 

Oscar stops by with an exotic ingredient for a saucy segment

Rob's in with a bumper sports round up 

& The world's most popular Emmerdale review give us a little insight into one of the current storylines happening on Emmerdale Farm 

Granada TV if you're reading this (and we know you are) - get Rob an interview and some merch already would you 

Plato's Retreat 26 May 2019

Plato's Retreat 25 May 2019 Plato's Retreat 25 May 2019, 338.29 MB
Sat 25 May 2019

Kris and Rob do a 100% NZ music show, with Kris managing to play multiple records at the wrong speed and up the wrong way.

Fin from 16 Tun drops in to run the boys through a Paradise Pale Ale, an Oyster Stout, and the Big Fish IPA and finds himself quized at length on all things beer.

In all things Emmerdale, Kris and Rob discuss starting a petition to get Rob an interview with one of the Dingles.

The Flagon Wagon Beer Review w/ 16 Tun; Saturday May 18, 2019

The Flagon Wagon Beer Review w/ 16 Tun; Saturday May 18, 2019 The Flagon Wagon Beer Review w/ 16 Tun; Saturday May 18, 2019, 28.8 MB
Sat 18 May 2019

The boys are stoked to welcome aboard new beer review sponsor 16 Tun. Finlay joins them to talk through some of the excellent beers on offer at 16 Tun, Jellicoe St, Wynyard Quarter. 

Plato's Retreat 18 May 2019

Platos Retreat 18 May 2019 Platos Retreat 18 May 2019, 328.51 MB
Sat 18 May 2019

All of the boys take shelter in The Retreat, along with special guest Jack Ladder, who has brought his guitar to play a few tunes. Regular features Emmerdale and Sport are covered with aplomb, and the boys are very pleased to have Fin from 16 Tun in to talk beeeeeeeeer. 

Plato's Retreat 11 May 2019

Platos Retreat 11-05-19 Platos Retreat 11-05-19, 329.69 MB
Sat 11 May 2019

Plato's Retreat 4 May 2019

Platos Retreat 4 May 2019 Platos Retreat 4 May 2019, 332.25 MB
Sat 4 May 2019

With both Sam and Rob away Kris returns for a solo show. And while both the S-S-Sports Report and acclaimed Emmerdale recap had to be missed in Rob's absence, he was lucky enough to be joined by Fin from 16 Tun (plus Sarah - Saturday Afternoon with Sarah) for a beer review.  

Plato's Retreat 13 April 2019

Platos Retreat 13 April 2019 Platos Retreat 13 April 2019, 328.65 MB
Sat 13 Apr 2019

Bloody heck, a meeting of two great minds on this weeks show, Rob Bollox and New Zealand's only qualified saucier Oscar tuck into a sauce made with last week's special ingredient...peas.

Kris, having spent the morning picking up records for International Record Store Day, throws down a few new purchases. And as always, Rob covers off S-S-S-Spppppoooorts and his highly aclaimed Emerdale review.

Emmerdale 22 June 2019

Emmerdale 22 June 2019 Emmerdale 22 June 2019, 18.54 MB
Sat 22 Jun 2019

Rob fills in the other Plato's Retreat boys on the Dingle code, Dingle drama, and the re-appearance of Mandy Dingle...along with the unmasking of Wolf Bear!

Emmerdale Review - 6 April 2019

Emmerdale Review - April 6 Emmerdale Review - April 6, 9.31 MB
Sat 6 Apr 2019

Rob gives us a crash course in all things Dingle and gives us a little taste of what he forsees on the Emmerdale horizon

Madman DVD Review - Loving Vincent

Madman DVD Review - Loving Vincent Madman DVD Review - Loving Vincent, 20.93 MB
Sat 19 Jan 2019

Keria reviews the film, Loving Vincent, an animated bio-pic based on the the life of Vincent Van Gogh, and does a bloody ripping job of it too 

Madman DVD Review - Where to Invade Next

MADMAN DVD Review - Where to Invade Next MADMAN DVD Review - Where to Invade Next, 18.74 MB
Sat 15 Dec 2018

This week, Ben Zambo has reviewed the Michael Moore vehicle, Where to Invade Next, in which Michael Moore travels the world learning about social and political policies from around the globe which might benefit America...and make these countries possible targets for subsequent invasion.

Madman DVD Review - Patrick Melrose

MADMAN DVD Review - Patrick Melrose MADMAN DVD Review - Patrick Melrose, 21.11 MB
Sat 24 Nov 2018

Keria reviews, and raves about, Benedict Cumberbatch vehicle 'Patrick Melrose', a UK mini series based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St. Aubyn about his life of substance abuse in New York between 1980 and the 2000s.

Madman Film Review - Kusama : Infinity

Madman Film Review - Kusama Infinity Madman Film Review - Kusama Infinity, 17.73 MB
Sat 3 Nov 2018

Benjamin reviews the film Kusama : Infinity - a documentary biopic about one of contemporary art's leading lights Yayoi Kusama 
Out in Cinemas thanks to Madman Entertainment 

Madman DVD Review - My Neighbor Totoro

MADMAN DVD REVIEW - My Neighbour Totoro MADMAN DVD REVIEW - My Neighbour Totoro, 22.79 MB
Sat 27 Oct 2018

Keria (of Morning Glory fame) brings us a review of the DVD and Blu-ray 35th edition of his favourite Studio Ghibli film, the 1988 animated fantasy film My Neighbor Totoro.

Madman Film Review - American Animals

MADMAN FILM REVIEW - American Animals MADMAN FILM REVIEW - American Animals, 16.95 MB
Sat 20 Oct 2018

Ben Zambo reviews new film American Animals from Bart Layton (director of excellent documentary 'The Imposter'). The film follows the story of a heist of the rarest and most valuable books from the Transylvania University library. Playing with the form, Layton blends recreations of the crime with interviews with the actual culprits to help make sense of how the plot was conceived, and where things went wrong. 

Madman DVD Review - Shin Godzilla

MADMAN DVD REVIEW - Shin Godzilla MADMAN DVD REVIEW - Shin Godzilla, 13.95 MB
Sat 6 Oct 2018

Ben Zambo is in to review Shin Godzilla, aka Godzilla Resurgence, a new twist on the classic Godzilla story with a focus on the disaster response side of having your city attacked by a giant lizard. 

Madman DVD Review - Wolf Children

MADMAN DVD Review - Wolf Children MADMAN DVD Review - Wolf Children, 15.91 MB
Sat 22 Sep 2018

Ben Zambo joins Kris to review anime film Wolf Children from Mamoru Hosoda. A film in which a woman, Hana, marries a wolf man and raises their two children in the countryside upon his death.