This week we listened back to some songs from Cindy who performed at Drive Island back in 2018. We also had a chat to Dropkicks for My Morning Mixtape & we played a ton of songs to get us in the mood for upcoming great gigs.
DIIV ae returning to NZ in May so we listened back to their Laneway 2016 set to get in the mood. We also had a chat to Baby Zionov about her new single, Loud & Proud Queer Music Festival and the state of the local music scene when it comes to marginalised creatives. All this plus the usual selection of new and old songs.
DIIV - Is the Is Are [Live at Laneway 2016]
3Ds - Jewel
K-Saba & Hone Be Good - Pathways
Mount Kimbie - Audition
Bon Iver - Hey, Ma
Chastity Belt - The Process
Navy Blue - With Sage
Warpaint - The Brakes
DIIV - Sometime [Live at Laneway 2016]
Four Tet - Baby
Dry Cleaning - Dog Proposal
Guardian Singles - Can't Stop Moving
Dick Move - Jerk
Nap Eyes - Mark Zuckerberg
k2k - Malibu
K.L. Hamilton - I'm Trying
SKILAA - But I Do
SEGA SOUND TEAM - Palmtree Panic
Henry Cow - War
Nicki Minaj - Stupid Hoe
Baby Zionov - Extract From Truth
Headless Chickens - Cruise Control - Willa Jeans Disco Mix
Listened back to Earl Sweatshirts set at laneway last week for About Town. Also had a chat to Simon Grigg about the AK79 reissue and it's importance in NZ history. All this plus a curated selection of choice tunes new and old.
This week, Sam and Geneva take a look at the "lost" Neil Young album "Homegrown" which is finally seeing a releases after 45 years. Originally slated for a 1975 release, the album was canned at the last minute but has now finally seen the light of day in 2020.
Melanie come into bFM today for the FIRST FANCY NEW BAND SINCE LOCKDOWN giving us a glimpse into the future of sweaty Auckland nights. If you want the future to come sooner you can catch them tonight (the 3rd of July) at Whammy backroom (9pm) with JANG and Chewy Gum.
This week, Sam and Geneva take a look at the 1965 album from Nina Simone "Pastel Blues." Released during the height of the American civil rights movement, this album remains just as important today with tracks like Strange Fruit poignant reminders of America's dark past.
This week, Sam and Geneva are finally reunited in the studio after three months apart. To celebrate, they take a look at the third studio album from Devo "Freedom of Choice." Released in 1980, this album went on to become a smash hit for the group and marked the moment they moved from being an underground act to mainstream superstars.
This week, Sam and Geneva take a look at the debut album from Compton rapper Ice Cube "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted." Released in 1990, this record was essential in the development of gangsta rap in the 1990s and remains a crucial influence in the Black Lives Matter movement today.
This week, for the final album of NZ Music Month, Sam and Geneva take a look at the second studio album from Aotearoa soul queen Ladi6 "The Liberation Of..." Released in 2010, this album has been the most critically acclaimed of her career so far.
This week, Sam and Geneva are reunited for the first time in weeks. To celebrate, they take a look at the debut album from Street Chant "Means." Release in 2010, this record is a New Zealand indie classic and the album that set Street Chant on their way as a band.
This week, Sam took a look at the third studio album from dream pop duo Beach House "Teen Dream." Released in 2010, this record helped establish Beach House as one of the premier dream pop acts of the 2010s.
This week, Sam takes a look at the fourth studio album by British pop sensations the Pet Shop Boys "Behaviour" which is turning 30. Released in 1990, this album saw the duo switch up their sound slightly.