95bFM's long-running new and pre-release show. Jess Fu keeps you ahead of the game between 11am and 2pm Saturdays. Featuring a recently released album in full on Long Player - brought you by NZonAir Music.
Jess plays new tracks from Merk, Pickle Darling, Louisa Nicklin, MoMA Ready, Raiza Biza and many more.
For Long Player, Jess chats to Pōneke-based multidisciplinary artist, Ana Chaya Scotney (Ngai Tūhoe), about her musical project, Kōtiro. They talk over Zoom about each track from her debut release, 'High-Def Multinational', which was released via Kuini Qontrol and Sonorous Circle. Thanks to NZ On Air Music!
Jess plays brand new tracks from serpentwithfeet, Lava La Rue, Mads Harrop, Porridge Radio and many more!
Juliana and Ari from LA's Midnight Sister chat to Jess about their latest album, 'Painting the Roses'. They discuss how they became Midnight Sister and how their music is inspired by cartoons, photography, art and more.
Jess plays new tracks by Nana Yamato, Shygirl, Claud, CHAI, N.T. Honey, and many more.
Jess chats to Lewis and Tyler from London band, Black Country, New Road, about their debut album, 'For The First Time'. They talk about their songwriting process, Covid-19, Ninja Tune and their second album.
Content Warning: The following Long Player touches upon the matter of suicide.
This show's Long Player is a special one about David Adison'sposthumous album, 'David Addison'. His younger brother, Jordan Whitley, mixed and mastered David Adison's last recordings to form an album that commerates the 3 year annivesary of his passing. Jordan shares his memories of his brother and experience putting the album together. We play the album in full.
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Claud - Guard Down
Hannah Jadagu - Think Too Much
Skullcrusher - Song For Nick Drake
N. T. Honey - Run Away
The Beths - What's The Matter With You [Split Enz Cover]
Mystery Waitress - Baby [Lake South Remix]
Kōtiro - All the Little Birds
Zoe Moon - Bubbles
Django Django - Waking Up feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg
Nightmare Honey (Raine) chats to Jess about tracks from her latest release, 'Nightmare Honey II'. They talk about collaborating with other local producers, attempting electronic music, and the Powerpuff Girls' theme song.
Tracklist: Chasing Skylines (Feat. Deepstate)
INEED2PUNCH (Feat. Baby Zionov)
~Yuck~ (Feat. Dj Shitshow)
Just don't care (Feat. Amamelia)
slow (Feat. Morgan Harvester, Dj Shitshow)
Berlin-based trio, No Romance, have released their debut EP, 'Unfold'. Lucy and Joel from the band chat to Jess about each track, finding their sound, working with producer Nick Roughan (Skeptics, Die! Die! Die!).
Proteins of Magic (Kelly Sherrod) joins Jess to chat about tracks from her debut self-titled album. They talk about her life in Nashville, the changes in her voice, and the origin story behind her name.
Tracklist: Hopeful Symphony
In My Blood
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Content warning: This Long Player discusses mass shootings and death. Please listen with caution.
Crystal Choi and Alex Freer from dream-pop band, Phoebe Rings, chat to Jess about each song from their long-awaited self-titled debut EP. They talk about their influences from Stereolab, Studio Ghibli, a 1990s Korean singer-songwriter, and a Slovakian castle.
Oceans (Live At The Powerstation)
Adam Tukiri (FKA dharmarat) chats to Jess about 6 tracks from his latest collaborative release with Hor, 'HARIRŪ'. He talks about the story behind the release title, Scarface, MF Doom, and knowing himself.
With Me (HATE = FUN)
brotha1/ Act Stupid
Rally Your Troops
Anzac & Ableton
Steph and Fen from LIPS chat to Jess about their brand-spanking-new album, 'I Don't Know Why I Do Anything'. They talk about their experience composing a film and how that influenced the songs on the album. Heavily inspired by stories, they take us on a journey through several songs on the album.
Tracklist: Heave Ho
Sometimes I'm Afraid
What The Hell
Anthonie Tonnon made his way up from Whanganui to the bFM studios in Tāmaki Makaurau! He had a chat to Jess about his new album, 'Leave Love Out Of This', released via Slow Boat Records, Misra Records and Flippin Yeah Records.
He talks about the Electronic Music Library, the cancellation of Campbell Live, being a young Dunedin brat, and plane crashes.
Tracklist: Leave Love Out Of This
When I'm Wrong
What happens when you put a filmmaker, classically-trained singer, and an ex-bus driver together in a room? Just listen to this Long Player.
Damian, Billie and Mikey make up Grecco Romank and they all join Jess to talk about their mind-blowing debut album, 'Red Tower'. They talk about the KLF, Greek military tactics, "erotic Marxism", and many more ideas and inspirations behind their tracks.
Tracklist: Greek Fire
Taking the Auspices
Get to Work