In June ReCooper8 had a yarn with Luke Buda from The Phoenix Foundation and Robin Greenberg, Wellington based documentary maker and director of The Free China Junk. You can listen again to those interviews right here! Thanks to my guests for making a great show! Luke Buda … More Listen again – Luke Buda and Robin Greenberg interviews
That’s right, The Phoenix Foundation play tonight (23rd May) at King Street Live in Masterton. You can buy your tickets here. You can listen to an Arrow FM interview with Luke Buda about TPF’s latest EP Tom’s Lunch and what you can expect from their EP release tour here! Tune in to ReCooper8 at 8pm 19th … More The Phoenix Foundation – Going to the gig in Masterton tonight?
In a few minutes, at 8pm, ReCooper8 will kick off the new year with a cracking show, filled with tracks from bands I wish I’d seen but didn’t see at the fabulous music venue, King Street Live in Masterton in 2013; an audio essay (it’s much more interesting than it sounds!) on ‘what I did on … More ReCooper8 Tonight – holidays, Eco-Stays, and some great music!
Welcome, welcome to the ReCooper8 Christmas Special blog post, to accompany the Christmas Special ReCooper8 Broadcast, beaming out to a radio near you on: Thursday 19th December @ 8pm Sunday 22nd December @ 10pm Thursday 26th December @ 8pm on Arrow FM, 92.7FM, or click listen live right here. I’ve got a great gin-infused* show … More ReCooper8’s Christmas Special, feat. author Johanna Knox
It was a huge privilege to talk with published poet, author and singer-songwriter Hinemoana Baker a few weeks back, ahead of her appearance at Wairarapa Word, the open mic space for budding authors, whatever your genre! You can hear my interview with Hinemoana again here, but I’d urge you to head along to Tarragon Cafe, … More Hinemoana Baker – listen again
ReCooper8 this month airs: Thursday 21st November 8pm Sunday 24th November 10pm Thursday 28th November 8pm Tune in 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz* Struggling to adapt to a life without the Kokomai Festival? Well, try ReCooper8! Tune in to Arrow FM tonight at 8pm and enjoy an interview with Hinemoana Baker (which includes … More Hinemoana Baker, Humming House, Grace and Tony! ReCooper8’s got a party going on!
I’ve never been a fan of clowns. Creepy, in my view. Plain creepy. I wouldn’t say I’m afraid of them (a fear of clowns is called coulrophobia, by the way), but I wouldn’t want to meet one in a dark alley. Or a brightly lit one, come to think of it. And on a recent … More You try telling me clowns aren’t scary!
You don’t have to know me for long to realize that I’m pretty evangelical about Arrow FM, the Wairarapa’s Access Radio station. This post will prove it. Arrow FM (92.7fm) is Access Radio (Access Radio Reaching Over Wairarapa… geddit?!). In fact, Arrow FM is one of twelve Access Radio stations in New Zealand. Access Radio is … More Access Radio. It’s for/about/by you, and you, and you!
I’m in the process of teeing up an interview with Reiner Schoenbrunn, a resident of Featherston who has several claims to fame, one of them being that he wrote The New Zealand Morris Minor Story, considered to be the authority on the car in this country. The interview will be focussing on his work about that particular … More I like driving in my car!
Just an Orange for Christmas: Stories from the Wairarapa is Christine Hunt Daniell’s latest book, which uses material from interviews with ‘old- timers’ to (as the Harper Collins NZ website says) “preserve more than the bland surface details of regional history”. I had the pleasure of talking to Christine over a skype connection just after the … More Interview with Christine Hunt Daniell