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Plato's Retreat with Sam, Kris, Jenn & Rob

Delve headlong into the world of Plato's Retreat with Samuel Harmony, Kris McFang, Jenn Tamati and Rob Bollox . $1 - $1000 records given equal treatment and airtime. For all that's good in Boogie, New Wave, Disco, House, Post-punk, Afro, Modern Soul, AOR, & much much more. Keys in the bowl, folks. Shoes at the door.

Featuring Four Thirsty, where four thirsty broadcasters get quenched at about half past four.

Thanks to Beer Hug.

Plato's Retreat 27 March 2021

Plato's Retreat 27 March 2021 Plato's Retreat 27 March 2021, 246.98 MB
Sat 27 Mar 2021

The Plato's Retreate bring you another three hour show full of fun, frivolity, sport and Emmerdale. Kris and Jenn exchange a range of exciting disco and Kris goes off on a vocoder driven tangent. Also in Emmerdale news the team take a call from a first time listener who witnessed, first hand, the DJ prowess of one Kane Dingle!

Plato's Retreat 13 March 2021

Plato's Retreat 13 March 2021 Plato's Retreat 13 March 2021, 246.48 MB
Sat 13 Mar 2021

Its another Covers Special! The Plato's Retreate team bring you all that is good, bad, and bordeline in this show dedicated to the art of the cover version. Mr Rob Bollix brings Sport and Emmerdale as per usual, and also, Jenn brings in a specially made (and long promised) Milk Stout Chocolate Cake!

Plato's Retreat 20 February 2021

Plato's Retreat 20 February 2021 Plato's Retreat 20 February 2021, 243.52 MB
Sat 20 Feb 2021

Another addition of PLato's Retreat, proudly brought to you by Beer Hug. This week the team taste Beer Hug's upcoming brewery tour from Marlborough's Renaissance Brewing at 4:30. Rob describes his football woes at 5pm, and everyone gets fired up for another round of Emmerdale weirdness at 6pm. 

Plato's Retreat 6 February 2021

Plato's Retreat 6 February 2021 Plato's Retreat 6 February 2021, 248.09 MB
Sat 6 Feb 2021

This week, the team get up to all of the usual shenanigans, playing an eclectic mix of music, snacking heavily, and reviewing things. Of special note is that that crew are joined by Dan from show sponsor, beer subscription service Beer Hug. Dan talks us all through beer subscription, underwear subscription services, and of course, so hard to find beers from the Epic box on offer this month (use code bFM15 at checkout to get $15 off!).

Plato's Retreat 12 December 2020

Plato's Retreat 12 December 2020 Plato's Retreat 12 December 2020, 247.13 MB
Sat 12 Dec 2020

Kris and Roberto Bolloxo bring you the penultimate Plato's Retreat for 2020, delivering Sport and Emmerdale and another round of beer tasting (with a distinctly Amercian theme) thanks to Beer Hug. Plato's Retreat are also very proud to be bringing you Samuel Harmony's Mullet 4 The Mission, in which Sam will shave (most of) his hair live on next week's show to raise money for the Auckland City Mission. If you can spare a few bucks, please consider donating to this good cause.

Plato's Retreat 5 December 2020

Plato's Retreat 5 December 2020 Plato's Retreat 5 December 2020, 245.55 MB
Sat 5 Dec 2020

Kris and Rob hold down Plato's Retreat this week, thanks to Beer Hug. Kris takes control of the music, playing some more of his recently found records, including some music from the future, and Rob takes us all through another wild Week and Sports and Emmerdale. Four Thirsty sees the boys tasting two IPAs taken from Beer Hug's Best of the Brewery Tour 2020 Xmas Special box.

Plato's Retreat 28 November 2020

Plato's Retreat 28 November 2020 Plato's Retreat 28 November 2020, 252.28 MB
Sat 28 Nov 2020

Sam returns from the South Island with new records and Rob Bollox returns from the middle of the North with Sports and Emmerdale. Kris has been record shopping again and has a few new finds, and all of the Plato's Retreat Team are pleased to welcome on their new beer sponsor, beer subscription service Beer Hug, for Four Thirsty. This week the crew review a couple of local hazies. 

Plato's Retreat 21 November 2020

Plato's Retreat 21 November 2020 Plato's Retreat 21 November 2020, 247.46 MB
Sat 21 Nov 2020

It's a show of Kris all alone...well almost. Sarah from the Saturday Drive joins Kris for a review of Cassels' newests beer, the Nectaron IPA. Rob Bollox joins over the phone for the Sport and the Emmerdale review.  

Plato's Retreat 7 November 2020

Platos Retreat 7 November 2020 Platos Retreat 7 November 2020 , 316.71 MB
Sat 7 Nov 2020

the whole team is back together and they're delighted to have a real life Cassell join the show 
Zaak talks about the Brewery and how they got their start and brings up a sample of their tasty Nectaron 
There's sports and Rob discusses the aftermath of Malone getting his come-uppance on Emmerdale review 
and they play a bunch o' music 

Plato's Retreat 31 October 2020

Plato's Retreat 31 October 2020 Plato's Retreat 31 October 2020, 249.38 MB
Sat 31 Oct 2020

OOOOooooOOOO!!! SPPPOOOOKY! It’s Halloween on Plato's Retreat where Jenn and Kris bring you a few (but not many) Halloween adjacent tracks. The team give away tickets to The Beer Festival (thanks to the show's lovely sponsors Cassels Brewing Co), cover off a ripping round of sports, and a particularly gripping Emmerdale. 

Emmerdale 26 October 2019

Emmerdale 26 October 2019 Emmerdale 26 October 2019, 13.18 MB
Sat 26 Oct 2019

Emmerdale 19 October 2019

Emmerdale 19 October 2019 Emmerdale 19 October 2019, 9.83 MB
Sat 19 Oct 2019

Emmerdale 12 October 2019

Emmerdale 12 October 2019 Emmerdale 12 October 2019, 9.03 MB
Sat 12 Oct 2019

Emmerdale 21 September 2019

Emmerdale Review 21 September Emmerdale Review 21 September, 14.94 MB
Sat 21 Sep 2019

To prevent the Emmerdale review from becoming Kim Tate reveiw (the most hated character in English television), this week Rob runs us down on the Sharma family's chocolate factory fiasco, scream-ups at the pub, and just a little bit of KT news.   

Emmerdale Review 14 September 2019

Emmerdale Review 14 September 2019 Emmerdale Review 14 September 2019, 16.34 MB
Sat 14 Sep 2019

"Don't dial M for Murder, dial D for Dingle"

In this edition of Emmerdale, Rob fills us in on the chaos being caused in the wake of Kim Tate's return to the village and the return of Joe (from the dead!). 

Emmerdale 7 September 2019

Emmerdale Review 7 September 2019 Emmerdale Review 7 September 2019, 13.1 MB
Sat 7 Sep 2019

In this edition of the Emmerdale review we talk maternal kidnapping, breaking the Dingle code, and the return from prison of the most hated character in UK television. 

Emmerdale 31 August 2019

31 August Emmerdale Review 31 August Emmerdale Review, 27.13 MB
Sat 31 Aug 2019

In this edition of the critically acclaimed Emmerdale review Rob describes an exciting road trip in which multiple characters end up in the beautiful city of Belfast, birthplace of the Titanic. In Belfast, Marlon and Paddy confront Paddy's father Bear-Wolf in a pub, before moving into a having a really great chat about pies. 

Emmerdale Review 17 August 2019

Emmerdale Review 17 August 2019 Emmerdale Review 17 August 2019, 15.95 MB
Sat 17 Aug 2019

In this episode of the highly acclaimed Emmerdale review, Mr. Rob Bollox fills us in on the outcome of Paddy's DNA test and some agricultural misadventures featuring hangovers and farmyard machinary

Emmerdale Review 10 August 2019

Emmerdale Review 10 August 2019 Emmerdale Review 10 August 2019, 15.91 MB
Sat 10 Aug 2019

Emmerdale Review w/ Rob Bollox 3 August 2019

Emmerdale Review 3 August 2019 Emmerdale Review 3 August 2019, 16.97 MB
Sat 3 Aug 2019

In this edition of the Emmerdale Review Mr Bollox fills us in on the attempted frame-up of Kane Dingle by "the scariest man I've seen on television". Kris and "Rootin' Tootin' Pollard" also have a bit of fun with the Emmerdale Wild West name generator.