No guests this week - just a clean selection of tunes for 2 hours including new ones from Arthur Russel, Jadasea & Church & AP. We also listened back to Bailey Wileys set at Drive Island back in May - Listen to the full performance here.
Bailey Wiley - Afford This Love (Live at Ellen Melville 31/05/19)
Jenny Hval - Lions feat. Vivian Wang
Stereolab - Miss Modular
christoph el' truento - new jack
Ladyhawke - Paris Is Burning
Church & AP - moneytalk
Jadasea - days
Unsanitary Napkin - Dildo Baggins
Bailey Wiley - Sugar feat. MeloDownz (Live at Ellen Melville 31/05/19)
Take A Daytrip, Rico Nasty, slowthai, ICECOLDBISHOP - Lighthouse
Television - See No Evil
Lucy Dacus - La Vie En Rose
Kikagaku Moyo/幾何学模様 - Dripping Sun
Jonathan Bree - Cover Your Eyes
SoccerPractise - Te Pō
Ought - Beautiful Blue Sky
PAPLOCO - BYE FOR NOW
Bailey Wiley - Zaddy (Live at Ellen Melville 31/05/19)
Jay Som - Superbike
Portishead - Glory Box
Mick Jenkins - Angles (Ft. Noname & Xavier Omar)
Arthur Russell - You Did It Yourself
Sui Zhen - Perfect Place (Roza Terenzi's Smoke Machine Mix)
In the excitement of the final Drive Island of the year we listened back to Dead Little Penny's set on Drive back in January. We also listened to some new songs from Mura Masa/Slowthai, Yeremy & PJ Harvey and had a chat to Yosiah for My Morning Mixtape.
Dead Little Penny - Honeycomb (Live at 95bFM 25/01/19)
Guided By Voices - Surgical Focus
Kraak & Smaak - Sommeron feat. imugi 이무기
Injury Reserve - Gravy n' Biscuits
Eartheater - Fontanel
Cass McCombs - Confidence Man
Gorillaz - November Has Come
Shonen Knife - Lazybone
Yeremy - Swam Until I
Dead Little Penny - The Heat (Live at 95bFM 25/01/19)
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.