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Radio 13 Podcasts from August 2019

Suede - Life Is Golden (video shot on location in Pripyat, near Chernobyl)

Radio 13 is proud and pleased to start broadcasting weekly radio shows over 104.6 FM every Saturday night, 8:30 pm and Sunday afternoon, from 12:30 pm.

If you missed the live broadcasts, you can click on the links below and listen to a podcast of each show by DJs Simon William Todd, David Boyle aka Boylee, Clare Martin, Roger Bowie and the Bad Monkey aka Reuben Raj.

What Simon Says broadcast on 03 August

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Listen to What Simon Says about fat children, Neanderthal movements, b-sides, 21 reasons Why Suede Turns Me On (a poem) along with music by Fischerspooner, Everything Everything, Pylon Reenactment Society, Surf Friends, IDLES, The Walls of Love and more.

Have a listen to a podcast of What Simon Says here


Friends to the Enz - ‘Drums and Wires’ broadcast on 10 August

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Boylee invited Iain Duncan along to welcome in the punk/ska/early new wave era in music history feat. music by Sex Pistols, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Ian Dury (and the Blockheads), Stiff Little Fingers, The Undertones, Buzzcocks, Motörhead, XTC, The Stranglers, The Clash and Joy Division.

Have a listen to a podcast of the Drums and Wires episode here.


Roger’s Eclectic Journey 1989 to 2013 broadcast on 17 August

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Roger Bowie continues his 1-song trip through the years from 1989 to 2013 feat. music by Violent Femmes, Sonia Dada, Robbie Robertson, Kula Shaker, Joss Stone, John Mellencamp, Elbow, Wilco, Derek Trucks, Band of Horses, Arcade Fire, Jane's Addiction and more.

Listen to this podcast of Roger's Eclectic Journey here.


Classical Chromatics broadcast on 24 August

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Clare Martin shares some stirring and uplifting classical pieces from a trip around the world by the London Symphony OrchestraAlexandre TharaudGryphon TrioRoyal Northern SinfoniaKremerata Baltica Chamber OrchestraAnna NetrebkoTakashi YoshimatsuConrad TaoFabiano Do Nascimento and Michael Harrison.

Listen to this podcast here and take a trip around the world with Clare.


Radio 13 Week 5 Special broadcast on 31 August

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All five radio DJs get together with 2 of their favourite songs released post-2000 feat music by Placebo, Underworld, Arctic Monkeys, Parker Millsap, Joan As Police Woman, Marc Almond, Kaiser Chiefs, Gary Numan, Elbow and Ben Christophers.

Listen to Simon William Todd, David Boyle, Roger Bowie, Clare Martin and the Bad Monkey Reuben Raj in a podcast of this Week 5 Special show here


Bad Monkey Music broadcast on 04 August

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The Bad Monkey invites Tia Woodley from Auckland Camera Centre, Chontalle Musson from CPM photography and Michael Brown (Outside In) to talk about ‘prog-sensible’ music, the beloved Carnivorous Plant Society, Miss June, Kacey Musgraves, Cameron McCurdy and Skyscraper Stan. Shout outs to Mothra, the ACC ‘gang’, Sarah ‘UnleashTheBatss’ Bowden and New Zealand International Film Festival.

Listen to the Bad Monkey music podcast ep7 here


Bad Monkey Music broadcast on 11 August

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The Bad Monkey speaks in-depth with Unchained XL, Kevin Posey and Wukong the Monkey King 悟空 about the origins of their music, aspirations and hard-hitting topics about the ‘migrant’ mind, a third-culture experience, politics, unity and a Journey To The West. Shout out to Sam Smith and Nowhere Bros for being a massive advocate of hip hop in Aotearoa.

Listen to the Bad Monkey Music podcast ep8 here.


Bad Monkey Music broadcast on 18 August

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The Bad Monkey explores cinematic fantasy music and heavy metal with Finn Scholes and Alistair Derrick (Carnivorous Plant Society) along with Oliver Leupolu, Filivaa James and Big Joseph Oti-George from Shepherds Reign. Topics discussed include inspirations for both bands, current music releases, Shid the hero and tips on how to stay creative and keeping hair healthy and bouncy.

Listen to the Bad Monkey Music podcast ep9 here.


Bad Monkey Music broadcast on 25 August

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Simon William Todd (What Simon Says), David Boyle (Friends to the Enz), Roger Bowie (Roger’s Eclectic Journey) and Clare Martin (Classical Chromatics) got together with the Bad Monkey and Maisy Riera for a special show about their fav gigs of 2019 so far by artists like Julia Holter, The Prodigy, Alejandro Escovedo, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Raconteurs, The Schizophonics, Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir and more!

Listen to the Bad Monkey Music podcast ep10 here

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