I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Fabian Fanboy dials up with what's good in new movies in Fabian's Hollywood; Dr. Kirsten Zemke is in the studio talking Cool Jazz in Travelling Tunes; legendary Dianne Swan comes in to chat about her brand new album, The War on Peace of Mind; Sam Sinnott has some good TV recommendations in Viewmaster; and Soft Plastics' Laura phones up to talk about their brand new track Loozer! Whakarongo mai!
serpentwithfeet - Sailors’ Superstition
Lucy Dacus - Hot & Heavy
LEAO - AFIAFI
Amamelia - The F in FM Stands For Flute [Eyeliner Wonderland Mix]
Fimo - You Love Me [Baby Zionov Cut]
Jayda G - All I Need - DJ Kicks
Nadia Reid - Get the Devil Out
Sheep, Dog & Wolf - Deep Crescents
Na Noise - Bad Dreams
Adam Tukiri - Anna (On My Life) feat. Rizván
Toots and the Maytals - Pressure Drop
Merk - Something New
Van Staden & Böhm (VSB) - Spirit Level
Dianne Swann - Rare Good Feeling
Lion Dixon - Luv
Fiona Apple - Love More (Sharon Van Etten cover)
Wurld Series - Moat
Mindy Meng Wang 王萌 & Tim Shiel - Body of Water (What Is Love) 一线之间
Louisa Nicklin - Water Around Her
Soft Plastics - I Love My Wife
Soft Plastics - Loozer
Sons of Kemet - Hustle feat. Kojey Radical & Lianne La Havas
This week rumours have circulated that National MP's Simon Bridges and Christopher Luxon may be preparing to make a run for leadership of the National Party. Judith Collins has come out and asked the media to stop their speculation. As part of their weekly interview, Noah Ferguson-Dudding spoke to Luxon about the speculation and the role that the media plays in it.
They also discussed New Zealand's housing crisis and National's solutions to solving it.
The government has just announced a deal with the company Amazon worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Amazon is currently producing a TV series based on Lord of the Rings, and the government is granting millions in subsidies. Noah Ferguson-Dudding reports on the implications of the deal.
Ayana talks to Lily Chen from Auckland Feminist Action about the March Against Sexual Violence this Sunday after it was postponed due to bad weather last weekend. They chat about the march and intersectional feminism.
I tēnei ata kei te Hōtaka Parakuihi: Natalie Guest pops into the studio for her last ever Breakfast Food; Rachel chats to Eyeliner about their remix of Amamelia's The F In FM Stands For Flute (out tomorrow!); and Sarah brings a fantastic Praise of Songs to the table giving us the lowdown of the goodness on the bFM Playlist! Whakarongo mai!