Playlist for Thursday 28 May 2020

MARVELINE – Another perfect day

SNOWY – Never change

BEN MASON – That night

POPFILTER – Falling laughing

ORANGE JUICE – Falling and laughing

GUILD LEAGUE – Falling ovation

THIS WAY NORTH – You be you

AMERICA – Don’t cross the river

COOL SOUNDS – Vice

THE BUSH – Purple

BEIRUT – A candle’s fire

JOSHUA MORIARTY – Isolation

PETER BJORN & JOHN – The chills

THE CURE – Close to me

THE CARS – Just what I needed

JOHN LENNON – Instant karma

RINGO STARR – It don’t come easy

PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS – Bluebird

GEORGE HARRISON – Awaiting on you all

FONTAINES DC – Boys in the better land

RICHMOND FONTAINE – You can move back here

MODERN LOVERS – Girlfriend

THE STROKES – Why are Sundays so depressing?

MORRISSEY – Every day is like Sunday

ULTIMATE PAINTING – Monday morning, somewhere central

MATTHEW SWEET & SUSANNA HOFFS – Sitting still

ANDY B – Tragic story

THE EARTHMEN – Whoever’s been using this bed (early version)

Playlist for Thursday 21 May 2020

JADE IMAGINE – Coastal pines

FIELD MICE – This is not here

IMMIGRANT UNION – Soldier field

DAYTIME FREQUENCY – At my best

THE SMITHS – Girl afraid

SOMEONE STILL LOVES YOU BORIS YELTSIN – Goal mind

JETSTREAM PONY – Trapped in amber

THE PRIMITIVES – Out of reach

BIDSTON MOSS – Casino

THE NEWSLETTERS – Lucky country

THE BEATLES – Getting better

LEAH SENIOR – Evergreen

DAMIEN JURADO – Halo friendly

MEMORY FADES – 14 cheerleader coldfront

OMNI – Sincerely yours

KHRUANGBIN – So we won’t forget

SCRITTI POLITTI – Jacques Derrida

LILAC TIME – A taste for honey

THE ORCHIDS – Tiny words

THE BEATLES – Don’t let me down

DON McGLASHAN – Marvellous year

JUAN WAUTERS – Muy muy chico

THE BATS – Straight through my heart

DIANAS – Million dollar baby

BLAKE BABIES – Kiss and make up

SAINT ETIENNE – Kiss and make up

THE CATHERINES (feat NAH) – So much time, so little to do

STARRY EYED CADET – Pills

NICK WATERS – Windy blue

Playlist for Thursday 14 May 2020

LEAH SENIOR – Evergreen

SEA URCHINS – Everglades

GO-BETWEENS – Bachelor kisses

THE STRANGLERS – Golden brown

THE STEMS – At first sight

THE CHEVELLES – The kids ain’t hip

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – Falling thunder

THE LUCKSMITHS – Good light

FAYE WEBSTER – In a good way

KEVIN KRAUTER – Patience

LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – Patience

LOVING – If I am only my thoughts

BECCA MANCARI – First time

POOH STICKS – Teenage high

PERNICE BROTHERS – Working girls

BEAUTY QUEEN – Sweet memory

FREELOVE FENNER – There is just no talking to you

JOSE GONZALEZ – Heartbeats

MOSSS – What she said

ORANGE JUICE – Flesh of my flesh

DEERHUNTER – Agoraphobia

ALFIE TEMPLEMAN – Like an animal

MGMT – Electric feel

THE SUNDAYS – Wild horses

MOTO BANDIT – Keanu weaponized

THE SIDDELEYS – My favourite wet Wednesday afternoon

RIPE – Hey sugar

THE KILLJOYS – Fall around me

FENG SUAVE – Sink into the floor

Playlist for Thursday 7 May 2020

May is NZ Music Month

SOAKED OATS – Coming up

FAZERDAZE – Reel

SKI RESORT – Fog

NADIA REID – Richard

ANTHONIE TONNON – Railway lines

ALDOUS HARDING – Fixture picture

THE MOONLIGHT – Across the room

CAKE KITCHEN – Silence of the sirens

PROPHET HENS – High times

MALES – So high

STRAITJACKET FITS – Sparkle that shines

THE VERLAINES – Death and the maiden

LOOK BLUE GO PURPLE – Cactus cat

TRICK MAMMOTH – Days of being wild

SNEAKY FEELINGS – Someone else’s eyes

MINISNAP – New broom

CHRIS KNOX – Not given lightly

THE MUTTON BIRDS – A thing well made

DON McGLASHAN – Harbour bridge

SPLIT ENZ – Poor boy

THE CHILLS – Rain (BBC version, 1987)

THE BRUNETTES – End of the runway

FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS – Foux du fa fa

THE BATS – The black and the blue

THE CLEAN – Billy two

TINY RUINS & HAMISH KILGOUR – Hurtling through

THE CLEAN – Tally ho

ZEN MANTRA – Fossils 

Playlist for Thursday 30 April 2020

CODY MUNRO MOORE – Misty mountain

BIG WHITE – Whatever happens in the night

RVG – Perfect day

CORNER LAUGHERS – Calculating boy

BRILLIANT CORNERS – Forever

THE PROCTORS – Yesterday’s boy

IMMIGRANT UNION – Soldier field

EVEN – Stop and go man

THE BUMBLEBATS – Balaclava

DAILY PLANETS – Until she changed her mind

HONEYBUNCH – Mine your own business

EAST VILLAGE – Cubans in the bluefields

TRACE MOUNTAINS – Lost in the country

TENDER ENGINES – A legend never fails

BILLY BRAGG – The warmest room

ROBERT FORSTER – I’ve been looking for somebody

Chat with Paul Mortensen about Robert Forster reissues

ROBERT FORSTER – The circle

DEUCE – Day three

PHIL OCHS & JOHN LENNON – Chords of fame

COMMUNITY RADIO – Sick in the car

CLASSIC – All afternoon

FIELD MICE – Think of these things

LABI SIFFRE – Love song for someone

YOT CLUB – Japan

Playlist for Thursday 23 April 2020

SMALL FORWARD – Bound

TEASER PONY – Champion fullback

MELBOURNE CANS – Prom night

JOHNY NOCASH – Party tyme

JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS – Let’s take a trip

DOLLY MIXTURE – Everything and more

A RIOT OF COLOUR – House

LLOYD COLE – Fool you are

FRANCINE ODYSSEYS – Hide your eyes

HANNAH CAMERON – Backsliding

TREMBLING BLUE STARS – The imperfection of memory

THE CLIENTELE – Lacewings

THE LOVETONES – About the girl

REM – What if we give it away

GOOD MORNING – Once you know

JETSTREAM PONY – It’s fine

HIGH HIGHS – Cascades

THE SMITHS – The boy with the thorn in his side

EVEN AS WE SPEAK – Someone

ORANGE JUICE – Salmon fishing in New York

SALES – Spiral

GENE CLARK & THE GOSDIN BROTHERS – So you say you’ve lost your baby

TEENAGE FANCLUB – Gene Clark

BIG STAR – Watch the sunrise

FAYE WEBSTER – In a good way

SNOWY – Coast road

NEIL HALSTEAD – See you on rooftops

REAL ESTATE – Darling

Playlist for Thursday 16 April 2020

EMMA RUSSACK – When you sleep

MY BLOODY VALENTINE – Paint a rainbow

THE SIDDELEYS – Sunshine thuggery

DAD BOD – For real

SONNY & THE SUNSETS – Modern age

THE AUTEURS – Modern history

COOL SOUNDS – Vice

BART & FRIENDS – I was

MICHAEL ANGELHEART – Everybody’s talking

NAT VAZER – For a moment

POOH STICKS – The world is turning on

ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER – Cars in space

NEW FOOLS – Summer rain

McCARTHY – Frans Hals

LIGHTSHIPS – Stretching out

DAILY PLANETS – Hello again

SUPERCHORUS – Race is run

THE BATS – Tragedy

BAMBINI BOCCONCINI – Permission to dance

MACHINATIONS – Pressure sway

BIG WHITE – Dinosaur city

LAZY SAVIOURS – Walking the earth

PAVEMENT – Date with Ikea

FREE TIME – Nothin’ but nice

HARVEST MINISTERS – Back to harbour

JANE – It’s a fine day

KEVIN HEWICK – Feathering the nest

DICK DIVER – Gap life

Playlist for Thursday 9 April 2020

NAT VAZER – For a moment

THE CHURCH – An unguarded moment

PYNKIE – Dew

NICK DRAKE – Pink moon

BABE RAINBOW – Supermoon

JENNY BRETT – Valley of broken hearts

HORSEBEACH – It’s alright

GLAMOROUS LIFESAVERS – In 2000 years from now when we’re all still around

BIG THIEF – Shark smile

GOLDEN RAIL – Fined for wrestling

PLUMS – Fine Madeline

MALES – Madeline

WHY BONNIE – Voice box

SIDEWINDER – Day after day

LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS – Are you ready to be heartbroken?

TRACE MOUNTAINS – Lost in the country

BLESSÉ – Sudoku

FLEET FOXES – White winter hymnal

POPFILTER – Romance at the petrol station

EMMA SHIELDS – Lucy

THE AUTEURS – She might take a train

NORTHERN PICTURE LIBRARY – Paris

BLUR – London loves

MAGNETIC FIELDS – Washington DC

HARVEST MINISTERS – Hey Anne (All great dancers fall)

GREAT DIVIDES – Face the world

OCEAN PARTY – Off and on

SUFJAN STEVENS – The greatest gift

Playlist for Thursday 2 April 2020

SLEEP RADIO – Forms

PREFAB SPROUT – Lions in my own garden

LAKE RUTH – Sad song

FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE – Sick day

EAST RIVER PIPE – Make a deal with the city

BLAKE BABIES – Sanctify

THE SMITHS – What she said

MOSSS – What she said

THE BYRDS – She don’t care about time

JETSTREAM PONY – It’s fine

SNOWY BAND – Never change

RIDE – Leave them all behind

BELL STREETS – Brooklyn

BELL STREETS – Dandelion

THE ORCHIDS – Thaumaturgy

UNDERGROUND LOVERS – All brand new

THE LEMONHEADS – My drug buddy

DICK DIVER – Private number

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS – Something for the weekend

SUPER 8 – Love like ours

SUPERSTAR – Barfly

TOPS – I feel alive

SKYTONE – Missing you

BECKY & THE BIRDS – Wondering

EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL – Rollercoaster

JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS – Rollercoaster by the sea

ANDY B – It will never be the same

WIRE – Outdoor miner

Playlist for Thursday 26 March 2020

LAKE RUTH – Sad song

HIGH LLAMAS – Get into the galley shop

JOSH ROUSE – Love vibration

ULTRACRUSH – Leave

NEW BUFFALO – Recovery

VAMPIRE WEEKEND – Bryn

HANNAH CAMERON – Backsliding

HANNAH BARBERAS – I like you in blue

BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE – Backyards

GO-BETWEENS – Streets of your town

THE CHILLS – Look for the good in others and they’ll see the good in you

MASSAGE – Lydia

YOT CLUB – The bay

WEEN – Joppa Road

AMERICA – Tin man

GUILD LEAGUE – Suit fits

BEAUTIFUL SOUTH – My book

STYLE COUNCIL – Shout to the top

JIM RUIZ GROUP – Be my valentine

LOVE JONES – Li’l black book

THE WALTERS – New girl (Tom’s song)

MAGIC CIRCLES – Contrary motion

MAGIC NUMBERS – Forever lost

UNDERGROUND LOVERS – Losin’ it

SNOWY BAND – The rest of your life

CYANIDE THORNTON – Hot air

TANAYA HARPER – Sleep talker