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Singles not enough? Each week a local artist sits down with Zazi to go track-by-track through their recently released album. Part of bFM's new release show Totally Wired with Hunter and thanks to NZOnAir Music.

Long Player: Estère - 'Archetypes'

Long Player: Estère - 'Archetypes' Long Player: Estère - 'Archetypes', 46.96 MB
Sat 30 Jan 2021

Estère chats to Jess about tracks from her new album, 'Archetypes', and discusses Jungian archetypes, which heavily inspired the concept behind this album.

Tracklist:
Into The Belly Of Capricorn
Pelican
Pomegranate
Red Riding Hood
Won't Shy Away

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!
 

Long Player: Risera - 'The Old Testament'

Long Player: Risera - 'The Old Testament' Long Player: Risera - 'The Old Testament', 57.62 MB
Sat 23 Jan 2021

Ranuimarz & LSJ from Risera join Jess in the studio to chat about their debut release, 'The Old Testament'. As they go through some of the tracks, Ranuimarz & LSJ discuss their origins and speak out on indigenous experiences, colonisation and more. 

Tracklist:
You Don't See
West AK Dubz
Invade
Kōrero

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

 

Long Player: Brown Boy Magik - 'Trans Pacific Time'

Long Player: Brown Boy Magik - 'Trans Pacific Time' Long Player: Brown Boy Magik - 'Trans Pacific Time', 32.82 MB
Sat 16 Jan 2021

Brown Boy Magik chats to Jess about tracks from his debut album, 'Trans Pacific Time'. They explore the background behind the album as Brown Boy Magik discusses his Trans-Pasifika identity, being a "cowboy" and working with his musical idols.

Tracklist:
bby girl feat. imugi이무기
Touch feat. Coco Solid
Dark Places feat. Teremoana Rapley
Dont Call Me
Trust Me Darling

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

Long Player: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams - 'Plastic Bouquet'

Long Player: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams - 'Plastic Bouquet' Long Player: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams - 'Plastic Bouquet', 39.15 MB
Sat 12 Dec 2020

Marlon Williams chats to Jess about tracks from his new collaborative album, 'Plastic Bouquet', with Canadian duo, Kacy & Clayton. Marlon shares how he discovered Kacy & Clayton and how this album came to be.

Marlon takes us through these tracks:
Your Mind's Walking Out
Arahura
Light of Love
Isn't it
Devil's Daughter

Thanks to NZ on Air Music!

Long Player: Samara Alofa - 'Earth Punk !'

Long Player: Samara Alofa - 'Earth Punk !' Long Player: Samara Alofa - 'Earth Punk !', 49.71 MB
Sat 5 Dec 2020

Tāmaki-based artist, Samara Alofa, talks to Jess about their stunning debut album, 'Earth Punk !'. They explain what it means to be an "earth punk", while discussing the complex layers and meanings behind several songs.

Tracklist:
Knowtice
111
Kōkako
Good Man
Dnt Care

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

Long Player: Green Grove - 'Of Isthmus'

Long Player: Green Grove - 'Of Isthmus' Long Player: Green Grove - 'Of Isthmus', 55.6 MB
Sat 28 Nov 2020

Green Grove (Durham Fenwick) chats to Jess about tracks his newly released ambient album, 'Of Isthmus', released via Sunreturn.

Tracklist:
1
bubbz
For Nink
sh 2
Mog's House

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

Long Player: Emily Edrosa - 'Another Wave Is Coming'

Long Player: Emily Edrosa - 'Another Wave Is Coming' Long Player: Emily Edrosa - 'Another Wave Is Coming', 45.81 MB
Sat 21 Nov 2020

Freshly returned from LA, Emily Edrosa chats to Jess about several tracks from her new album, 'Another Wave Is Coming'. She talks about her experience living in America, working for tips, crappy public transport and her music career.

Tracklist:
Hollywood Dream Trip
NCEA
She Agreed
Springtimes Stranger In A Strange Place
A New Career

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!

Long Player: Hummucide - 'Hummucide'

Long Player: Hummucide - 'Hummucide' Long Player: Hummucide - 'Hummucide', 43.34 MB
Tue 17 Nov 2020

This week on Long Player, Jess chats to Toby Leman, the saxophonist from Pōneke-based jazz group, Hummucide. He takes us through each track from their debut self-titled EP

Tracklist:

The Mothership Left Without Me
Reacher (Interlude)
Reacher
8 Mullups
I'm Just a Bag of Bones

Long Player: Lapis - 'Third Person You'

Long Player: Lapis - 'Third Person You' Long Player: Lapis - 'Third Person You', 56.9 MB
Sat 7 Nov 2020

Lapis (Akim Heinicke Waengler) races from Anawhata to join Jess in the studio to talk about his debut album, 'Third Person You'. Released through Fresh Selects, the album has been a long time in the making. 

Tracklist:
Blue In Orange
Why Am I Still Scared To Share?
So
Andalusia feat. Nikolai

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!
 

Long Player: Imugi 이무기 - 'Dragonfruit'

Long Player: Imugi 이무기 - 'Dragonfruit' Long Player: Imugi 이무기 - 'Dragonfruit', 48.02 MB
Sat 31 Oct 2020

Yery and Carl from Imugi 이무기 chat to Jess about tracks from their sophomore EP, 'Dragonfruit'. They talk about guided meditations, annoying exes, collaborating with Church & AP and being broke.

Tracklist:
Portals
y u always acting like a fool? (Feat. Church & AP)
Reflections
Greensmoke
Somebody Else

Thanks to NZ On Air Music!