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Latest playlist • View all

Kraus - Infinite Wishes
A.C. Freazy - Love on Hold
Joe Sampson & Friends - Dedication
Marie Davidson & L’Œil Nu - Persona BB
Marlin's Dreaming - Trophies
Data Animal - Future Primitive
Marissa Nadler - If I Could Breathe Underwater feat. Mary Lattimore
deepState - Euphoria
Sulfate - Bottle It In
Bailter Space - The Today Song
Mission of Burma - This is Not a Photograph
Queen Ida and her Zydeco Band - Home to New Orleans
Ernest Ranglin - Surfin'
Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings - Noble Kings (Yako Aba)
Nelson Riddle - The Argentine Fire Brigade
Yoko Ono - Have you Seen a Horizon Lately
george michael - Praying for Time

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Artbank: 11 July 2021

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Sun 11 Jul 2021

Julia Waite joins Theo in studio to talk about Bill Culbert I Slow Wonder, an exhibition Julia has curated at the Auckland Art Gallery. Later on, Fiona Connor calls in from LA to discuss her work in the Physics Room's Light enough to read by, an exhibition springing from the reinstatement of the Physics Room library. 

Artbank: 4 July 2021

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Sun 4 Jul 2021

In the first half of the show, LA-based pop band Girl Friday called in from a heat wave to talk about their new single "I'm Impossible," and what's next for their music. Later on, multi-media artist Judy Darragh came into the bFM studio to chat about Competitive Plastics, a solo exhibition at Objectspace which folds together a number of Judy's longstanding material and conceptual interests. 

Artbank: 27 June 2021

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Sun 27 Jun 2021

This week, Nicholas Pound joined us to talk about Yoricka!, his exhibition at Satchi & Satchi & Satchi gallery. Nick's exhibition draws on his vast knowledge of Carol Anne Duffy, Hamlet, and Language poetry, and makes for rich conversation. Later on, Courtney from Lamplight Books joins us to introduce this new Auckland bookstore, and give us a rundown of some exciting new books to look out for. 

Artbank: 20 June 2021

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Sun 20 Jun 2021

This week we caught up with designer Mark "PJ" Cleverley, and talked about his career in a different era of this country's design past - working for Crown Lynn and New Zealand Post. The interview begins approximately half way through the show. Also music and art guide! 

Artbank: 13 June 2021

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Sun 13 Jun 2021

We catch up with Auckland Art Gallery curator Natasha Conland about the 10th Walters Prize and discuss the four nominees. Then painter Patrick Lundberg is in the studio and talks to Theo sbout his show called "Silence in a Hundred Forms" at Robert Heald Gafllery.

Artbank: 6 June 2021

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Sun 6 Jun 2021

For the first part of the show this long weekend, Juliana Engberg joined us to talk about All That is Solid Melts, a rich and multi-layered exhibition she has curated at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Later on, conductor Vincent Hardaker came in to discuss Paddington's First Concert, a pair of performances by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, as well as the APO's forthcoming program and his experiences as a conductor. The skies may have been grey, but the studio was anything but!

Artbank: 30 May 2021

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Sun 30 May 2021

Theo and Tom are in studio - shooting the breeze and playing songs for the first hour. We talk books for a bit. Then artist Glenn Otto joins the party, and we cover his latest show at Neo Gracie. 

Artbank: 23 May 2021

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Sun 23 May 2021

The show started at the crack of the hour this week, as Marco Muñiz joined us to talk limes, tacos, and Mexico City, before heading off to work at his fantastic Grey Lynn eatery La Mexicana. We chilled out with some local tunes, then Karamia Müller came in to discuss the collaborative exhibition Slow Boil, open at Artspace Aotearoa from May 29 to August 7. Finally, we had a quick chat with Vera Ellen, who called in from Los Angeles to recommend some Voom. 

Artbank: 16 May 2021

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Sun 16 May 2021

It's a blockbuster show this week! First up, Theo is joined in studio by Susanna Andrews to discuss the Auckland Writers Festival and Streetside: Karangahape. Later on, Florian Habicht came in and talked about his new film, James and Isey, as well as sharing some memories of earlier films, including Kaikohe Demolition and Woodenhead

Artbank: 9 May 2021

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Sun 9 May 2021

We catch up with Kim Boyd frow the Estuary Art Centre - they have a new exhibition of treasures called "NINGYŌ: Art and Beauty of Japanese dolls", and we find out what the show entails.