OAR Programmes

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Back Porch Bluegrass
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Paul Trenwith has always been an enthusiastic advocate for and promoter of bluegrass music. Paul has produced ‘Back Porch Bluegrass’, featuring a wide range of the genre’s best performers.

 

This is a weekly show produced by Free FM Hamilton, shared with you on OAR.

 

 

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Fine Tune
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Alistair Addis for two hours of the best new music that you’ve never heard including world, jazz, electronica and acoustic.

The Vinyl Vault
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Say what you like, music just sounds better at 33rpm . . .
Join Steve as he trawls through his record collection to bring you the best from the late ’60s and the ’70s.
Well known and not-so-well-known songs from the likes the Beatles, the Doors, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Allman Brothers and many more, spinning from the decks of OAR FM.

Retrospect ’60s Garage Punk Show
Feb 24 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Profile 2013 RetroSpectSo…… Sixties Garage Punk. The harder end of the ‘garage boom’ of the mid sixties – the (mainly) American kids who hit their parents’ garages, pushed the Buick out and set up whatever cheap instruments they could find, and earnestly bashed out whatever ‘British Invasion’ covers they could muster. The more proficient might score a teen dance, or a school assembly gig, even the heady heights of a vanity pressing of fifty copies of their very own 45!

The Garage Standards are well known – Electric Prunes, Standells, The always awesome Sonics, much of the stuff on the seminal Nuggets comp and later box set. That’s the bedrock for sure, but I highly recommends the lesser-known Pebbles and Rubble series of comps- the seriously great Back From The Grave series, the Love, Peace & Poetry comps, (with the American, African and Mexican psychedelia focused releases particularly great).

But that’s just the tip of the garage punk iceberg…. I mix in obscurities from comps with groovy titles like Slitherama Teen Trash From Psychedelic Tokyo 66-69 , Surfbeat Behind the Iron Curtain, Who Will Buy These Wonderful Evils – Swedish 60s and 70s Pop, Freakbeat, Psych, Garage and Prog Nuggets, Los Nuggetz -60s punk, pop and psychedelic from Latin America, Garage  Psychedelic and Rock n Roll from the Un-natural State Arkansas, Persian Underground – Garage Rock, Beat and Psychedelic Sounds from The Iranian 60’s & 70’s Scene, Savage Sounds from South Africa – Rare 60s Beat Garage Growlers From Beyond the Cape of Good Hope, and that barely even covers the crate-digging excesses of the unreleased vinyl acetates, often with unidentified bands who we can only assume are the aforementioned teens in the suburbs of middle America.

Heady stuff. Crude stuff at times, but with an earthy charm that’s got me hooked.
Retrospect is a weekly radio show and podcast presented by Phil Grey, produced and first broadcast at FreeFM.

Thanks for checking out Retrospect  ’60s Garage Punk Show, and keep in touch via Twitter @RetroSpectRadio , and join in the conversations of Facebook where each episode, cool videos and heaps more will be posted every week.


BBC World Service
Feb 24 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 25 @ 7:00 am

2000px-BBC_World_Service_red.svgThe BBC World Service is the world’s largest international broadcaster, broadcasting news, speech and discussions in 29 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM and MW relays. The English language service broadcasts 24 hours a day.

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Suzy & Friends
Feb 25 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

New and classic stories for 4 to 10 year olds and their families. Broadcast all over New Zealand on many different stations!

 

Radio Church
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

1218060899-124An ecumenical service brought to you by Dunedin’s inner-city minsters. Clergy from the Anglican, Christian Churches (Church of Christ), Methodist, Presbyterian and Roman Catholic churches present each half-hour programme.

 

 

 

 

 

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Our City, Our Climate, Our Future
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Scott Willis, Dave Cull, Andrew Tait and Chris Cameron have an informal, round the table, discussion about Climate Change adaptation in Dunedin.

Creative Cities Southern Hui
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

‘Creative Connections’ – presentations from Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature’s ‘Creative Cities Southern Hui’, sponsored by the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO and in partnership with University of Otago’s Centre for the Book.

Held in Ōtepoti Dunedin between November 28th and December 2nd 2017, the free hui hosted many fruitful conversations across the arts as local and global creative minds met to share and collaborate.

The City of Literature’s ‘Creative Connections’ programme explored creativity as the touchstone of healthy, sustainable communities, and celebrated the power of collaboration to inspire.

Local and international guest speakers from a range of backgrounds and creative fields gathered at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Auditorium for an invigorating, inspiring day of presentations.

In this series, we share those presentations with you, introduced by Master of Ceremonies Victor Billot from Otago University Press.

Calder Prescott’s ‘My Kind of Jazz’
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Each week Calder Prescott hosts My Kind of Jazz, a selection of his favourite Jazz numbers from 10am every Thursday, replayed Sundays from 1pm.

Kindly sponsored by Ironic Cafe and Bar