The Auckland Theatre Company have a new festival work-in-development - 2017s The Navigators which is a three day showcase of three entirely different, orginal and dynamic pieces of work-in-development showcasing at the ASB Waterfront theatre. Aroha Rawson, co-creator and actor in The Haka Party Incident created by Katie Wolfe, came into studio to disucss the show with Hannah and play three songs to portray what the show means to her.
This week Sam takes a look at the Kinks 5th studio album, 1967's "Something Else By The Kinks." Released during the height of psychedelic rock, this album marked a massive change of direction for the band towards British themes in their music of which they would not retreat back from.
This week Sam takes a look at one of the all-time classic rock albums, "Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols" by the Sex Pistols. Released in 1977, this album is considered to be the foremost punk rock album and an album that changed the direction rock music would take in the 80s and 90s.
This week Sam takes a look at an all-time classic album from the New Zealand hip hop canon, "Kaupapa Driven Rhymes Uplifted" by Dam Native. Released in 1997, this album is considered one of the best hip hop albums by a New Zealand artist and was well ahead of its time when rap was still an underground style in New Zealand music.
This week Sam takes a look at Nina Simone's 15th studio album "Nina Simone Sings The Blues" Released in 1967, this album marked a slight change of direction musically for Nina as she went down the blues route more so than her last albums.