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Audio Culture

Guests sharing stories of New Zealand's rich musical history.

Thanks to our mates at AudioCulture.

Audio Culture with Chris Bourke: March 28, 2023

Audio Culture with Chris Bourke: March 28, 2023 Audio Culture with Chris Bourke: March 28, 2023, 39.62 MB
Tue 28 Mar 2023

Chris Bourke speaks about the true secret origins of our most celebrated word: Chur.

Read the article alongside this podcast here.

Thanks to AudioCulture!

Audio Culture with Alan Perrott: March 14, 2023

Audio Culture with Alan Perrott: March 14, 2023 Audio Culture with Alan Perrott: March 14, 2023, 49.09 MB
Tue 14 Mar 2023

Did you know that New Zealand had its own lil' vibrant dab into Funk in the 1970s? Alan Perrott's article on AudioCulture explores just how deep the grooves cut: and we're glad to have him in the studio!

Thanks to AudioCulture!

Audio Culture with Martyn Pepperell: February 28, 2023

Audio Culture with Martyn Pepperell: February 28, 2023 Audio Culture with Martyn Pepperell: February 28, 2023, 47.91 MB
Tue 28 Feb 2023

Martyn comes in to discuss NZ Hip-hop in the year 2013, and the mixtape that never was - UNTIL NOW.

Thanks to Audio Culture

AudioCulture with Tim Mahon: February 14, 2023

AudioCulture with Tim Mahon: February 14, 2023 AudioCulture with Tim Mahon: February 14, 2023, 38.62 MB
Tue 14 Feb 2023

Tim Mahon of Blam Blam Blam speaks to the touring guide he wrote bak in 1984 for Rip It Up - and remarkably it still holds true today for many bands and musicians touring throughout New Zealand.

Here's his original article.

Thanks to AudioCulture!

AudioCulture with Russell Brown: December 6, 2022

AudioCulture with Russell Brown: December 6, 2022 AudioCulture with Russell Brown: December 6, 2022, 66.24 MB
Tue 6 Dec 2022

Russell Brown visits the bFM studio to pay tribute to Hamish Kilgour from The Clean.

Thanks to Audioculture!

Audio Culture with Renee Jones: November 22, 2022

Audio Culture with Renee Jones: November 22, 2022 Audio Culture with Renee Jones: November 22, 2022, 61.52 MB
Tue 22 Nov 2022

Renee Jones chat about bFM's own publications from the 80's & 90's. The Book of BiFiM and Monitor Magazine!

Audio Culture with Gareth Shute: November 8, 2022

Audio Culture with Gareth Shute: November 8, 2022 Audio Culture with Gareth Shute: November 8, 2022, 49.56 MB
Tue 8 Nov 2022

Gareth Shute discusses Ten New Zealand Musical Gear Innovations.

Thanks to Audioculture!

Audio Culture with Amanda Mills: October 25, 2022

Audio Culture with Amanda Mills: October 25, 2022 Audio Culture with Amanda Mills: October 25, 2022, 43.15 MB
Tue 25 Oct 2022

Amanda Mills chats about her article Dunedin Story Map.

Thanks to Audioculture!

Audio Culture with Gareth Shute: October 11, 2022

Audio Culture with Gareth Shute: October 11, 2022 Audio Culture with Gareth Shute: October 11, 2022, 53.88 MB
Tue 11 Oct 2022

Gareth Shute visits the bFM studio to chat about his new Music and New Zealand Drinking Laws story.

Thanks to Audioculture!

Audio Culture with Simon Grigg: September 27, 2022

Audio Culture with Simon Grigg: September 27, 2022 Audio Culture with Simon Grigg: September 27, 2022, 65.47 MB
Tue 27 Sep 2022

Simon Grigg jumps on the phone from Thailand to chat about The Body Electric!

Thanks to Audioculture!