Explore new alternative and indie music from NZ and abroad along with obscure classics from the past. Stay in touch with the NZ music scene and listen to interviews with pioneers and emerging artists in pop culture as well as supposedly ordinary people with extraordinary taste in music.
Step off the busy planet for an hour with this programme of classical music. Sounds to soothe, enlighten, enrich and maybe connect you to the world of classical. From Ligeti to Philip Glass, Bach to Fauré, this is a journey through a thousand years of incredible music.
Friends to the Enz is about good music, good mates and good times. Join Boylee in conversation with different guests as they delve deep into the music they love and why the songs mean so much. Tune in for old gold, newer tracks, good conversation and a few laughs.
Listen to the stories and music that drive music photographers in New Zealand to capture live action and music history ‘from the pit’ in different music venues nationwide. Hear some of the best music photographers speak with prominent figures in pop culture and the world of photography.
Tune in for a celebration of Telugu language and music. Producer Govardhan runs the Canartic music school Sangeeta Bharati, and each week shares his passion and expertise in the field of Telugu music. With a particular interest in classical and film music, Mallela Mala focuses on a different musician, actor or film each week, providing insights into some of your favourite Telugu tracks.
Mike's Mix puts a spotlight on the artists who created an impressive body of work but never got the mainstream airplay their music deserved. Bringing a genuine passion for a wide range of artists and genres, Mike shares hidden gems whose talents merit a new audience.
The Radio 13 DJs get together every fifth Saturday of the month for a ‘special’ show. Listen to Reuben Raj (Bad Monkey Music), Simon William Todd (What Simon Says), David ‘Boylee’ Boyle (Friends to the Enz), Roger Bowie (Roger’s Eclectic Journey) and Clare Martin (Classical Chromatics) wax lyrical and wind each other up over music and the finer things in life.
Playing a song from his collection of 45’s, LP’s and CD’s for every year since 1964, Roger Bowie takes you on an eclectic journey through 50 years of music. With every third show dedicated solely to Americana, Roger’s Eclectic Journey is a musical voyage. Tune in for tales of his own travels and the music that has taken him round the world.
Albert Chan has a passion for the past. In addition to his day job for the postal service, he drives trams at the Auckland Museum of Transport & Technology. With a keen interest in history, Albert has assembled a great collection of music on Vinyl. Listen for the best of the 30's,40's 50's,60's including hits and rarities.
Celebrate the underdogs of glamour-tinged rock, pop and electronica. Revel in the hasbeens, b-sides, album tracks and remixes neglected elsewhere on the airwaves. Hear tidbits, light banter and joie de vivre from the creatives of the then and now, now and then.