This is the first of a fortnightly segment with the Auckland University Students' Association where Jemima speaks to Education Vice President George Barton. This week they discuss what role AUSA plays at the University, what George's role entails and what student culture is like at the University of Auckland.
What are the fault lines that have fractured the United States? What are the historical roots of the present day political turmoil, divisions, and partisanship in the US? Historian Julian Zelizer talks about his new book "Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974."
This week, Sam takes a look at the breakthrough album from disco group Sister Sledge "We Are Family." Released in 1979 and produced by Chic members Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, this record was a smash hit for the sisters and became an instant disco classic.
Natural Ange is talking about the two kilograms of bacteria that lives inside your tummy today. Mmm, delicious. Also flying through the listener queries, covering appendix removal, tapeworm, mastitis, fungal outbreaks and more.
Tina was up with healing soul songs including some favourite Muslim r&b artists, some new releases and the beautiful mixed gumbo of nationalities that is New Orleans music ahead of Cha Wa's gig at the Titirangi festival
Curtis Mayfield - Beautiful Borther Of Mine
Q-Tip & D'Angelo - Believe
Mos Def/Yaslin Bey - UMI Says
Oddisee - Belong To The World
SZA - Drew Barrymore
Jill Scott & Lupe Fiasco - Daydreamin'
CHAII - Digebasse (Enough)
Jan August - Misirlou
Dick Dale & His Del Tones - Misirlou
Andre Williams - Bason Fat
Andre Williams - I Wanna Go Back to Detroit City
Mavis Staples - Change
Anderson .Paak - King James
Solange - Sound of Rain
The Impressions - Keep On Pushing
Eldridge Holmes - Worried Over You
Irma Thomas - Ruler Of My Heart
Dr John - I Walk On Guilded Splinters
The Dixie Cups - Iko Iko
Ernie K Doe - Mother-In-Law
Lee Dorsey - Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further
Earl King - I'm Gonna Keep On Trying
Cyrill Neville - Tell Me What's On Your Mind
Mary Jane Hooper - I've Got Reasons
Chuck Carbo - Can I Be Your Squeeze
Marilyn Barbarin - Reborn
Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Choko Mo Feel No Hey
An evening of music from the American road . Also i interviewed Brendan and Alison Turner on the eve of their first album release. They have a release show at the Wine Cellar this Saturday 29th March. I also got a call from L'il Chuck the one-man skiffle machine who is from Christchurch and is heading North to play the Wine Cellar 28th March..... get along and support our local talent is all i can say!!!!!!! See ya next Sunday!
Magic Steven is a Melbourne-based artist, whose work has been described at various times as autobiographical storytelling, deadpan comedy, guided meditation, group therapy and long-form beat poetry. He popped into the bFM studio to chat to Rachel ahead of his upcoming shows around Aotearoa.