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Focal Point

What is Focal Point I hear you ask? Part podcast, part perfect playlist, plus popularly phun. OK the alliteration stopped working towards the end but this really is a great show! Each week I dive head first into a particularly topic looking at it through every possible way! So join in the conversation and give it a cheeky listen 

SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2019
MONEY

this show is all about money! although it is free, I will take all donations x

articles:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/businessclub/money/11174013/The-history-of-money-from-barter-to-bitcoin.html

songz:

To Love & Die feat. Cocaine 80s - Jhene Aiko 
Wilco - Wilco 
Sweet Spot - Wild Beasts
Man - Leisure (NZ) 
Come And See Me feat. Drake - Partynextdoor
Wait a Minute - Estelle 
Autosave My Love - Pezzner
Leave A Light On feat. Kevin Mark Trail & L.A. Mitchell - Sola Rosa (NZ) 
Straws - Charles Murdoch 
T69 collapse - Aphex Twin 
Leave It Alone - BEACHWARE (NZ) 
Poisoned Stones - Thee Oh Sees 
Kicks And Kicks - Signer (NZ) `
Vitamins - Nervous Jerk (NZ) 
Fool - Echo Ohs (NZ) 
Air War - Crystal Castles 
Jane Eyre - Sur Back 
Chads - Milpool (Dn) 
Slint - Overtime (NZ) 
First World Problem - Unknown Mortal Orchestra (NZ)
Look Blue - Sandboards (Dn)

SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2019
APOLOGIES

this weeks episode is all about APOLOGIES. So if you don't like it, i'm sorry you feel that way.

Reaeding:

https://www.princeton.edu/news/2013/10/08/weighed-down-guilt-research-shows-its-more-metaphor

`Some songz: 

Bowie - Flight of the Conchords (NZ)
Perfect Place - Sui Zhen 
Mooncatch feat. CutMyLips - Lontalius (NZ)
Real Blues - St. Germain 
Cruel Charlie - Estere (NZ) 
Fool - Echo Ohs (NZ) 
I need A Forest Fire feat. Bon Iver - James Blake 
Wild Flowers - Solar Bears 
Rewind - Kelela 
Tunnel Vision - Brian Tamaki and the Kool Aid Kids (NZ) 
By Ourselves - Blood Orange 
U R - Beach Baby 
Happy - Mitski 
Mercedes Marxist - IDLES 
Sidetrak - Boxcutter 
3WW - Alt J 
I Can't See Anything - Koizilla (Dn) 
Zaddy - Bailey Wiley (NZ) 
Millenia - Mermaidens (NZ) 
Swear - Inc 
Tiny - Dinosaur Jr. 
Don't Look Down (Clean) - Name UL (NZ) 

 

SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2019
TRAVEL

Only 1-2pm today:

See See - Clark 
Milestone - T.C. Wedde (NZ)
Never Is The Change - Bullion 
Friday, I'm In Love (The Cure Cover) - Yo La Tengo 
Annual Leave - Carb On Carb (NZ) 
Giallo - Mugwump & DC Salas 
Coming Out - Heavy (NZ)
Tinglin' feat. Edie - The Strowlini Orchestra (NZ) 
Shoot this gun - Coolies (NZ) 
Sketch On Glass - Mt. Kimbie 

 

SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2019
PAIN

in this show i talked all things pain, but trust me, it won't be a painful listen!

other reading:

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/06/700743108/the-fifth-vital-sign

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3690315/

https://list25.com/25-worst-pains-humans-can-experience/

https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/read-the-journal/all-issues/2010-2019/2018/vol-131-no-1469-2-february-2018/7482

Songzz:

Spectrum - Goldlink 
Thinning - Snail Mail
Tangerine - Teleman 
Discipline (Ryan Hemsworth Rmx) - Club Cheval 
4 Degrees - Anohni 
Drop It Low - Amamelia (NZ)
You're A Jerk - Bang Bang Eche (NZ) 
Laputa - Hiatus Kaiyote
Just a Boy - Pikachunes (NZ)
Don't Look Down - Name UL (NZ) 
Cold Sweat - Tinashe
How Can You Find Someone To Love - Citizen Helene 
Uh - Fujiya & Miyagi
Forty Paces - Tiny Pieces of 8 (Dn)
Annual Leave - Carb on Carb (NZ)
Make it Over - New Look 
Drunk in LA - Beach House
Wallace Line - Ha The Unclear (NZ)
U Don't Stop The Beat - Archi Banal (NZ)

SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST 2019
ALIENS

first show in new timeslot! this weeks episode was all about extraterristrials! so that means scientology, area 51, and testing out some fictional alien languages

articles of things discussed:

https://www.space.com/25219-drake-equation.html

https://allthatsinteresting.com/scientology-beliefs

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/bizarre-and-terrifying-scientology-facts

some sweet sweet james played:

GONE GONE THANK YOU - Tyler the Creator 
Shreds - Fanfickk(NZ)
The Community of Hope - P.J. Harvey 
Cliff - Lapsley 
Come Down - Neil MacLeod (NZ)
Lost Without You - Marlon Williams (NZ)
That's Us/Wild Combination - Arthur Russell 
What's The Point? - Scuba Dive (NZ) 
Life Round (feat. Chance the Rapper) - James Blake 
Take It High - Introverted Dancefloor (NZ)
Ashes to Ashes - Jenny Hval 
...Or So I Said Last Weekend - Collapsing Cities (NZ) 
Pale Blue Dot - Ross From Friends (NZ)
Snuff - Secret Knives (NZ)
100 Snakes feat. Zackey Force Funk - Jellphonic (NZ)
Big God - Florence + The Machine 
Matariki - Dudley Benson (Dn)
Millennia - Mermaidens (NZ) 
Crown Violet feat. Azizi Gibson - Kamandi (NZ)
Alien - A.C. Freazy (NZ) 

WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2019
ASTROLOGY

all about the mysteroius world of astrology, horoscopes and the zodiac. have you ever wanted to know how a horoscope is made? what about the origin of newspaper horoscopes? what does merucry in retrograde mean?! all these answers and more in this show so give it a cheeky listen! but only if you are a sagittarius 

articles referenced:

https://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/chinese-zodiac/chinese-vs-western-astrology.htm

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/horoscope/aries/

https://www.astrology-zodiac-signs.com/zodiac-signs/aries/

https://www.astrologysource.com/astrology-articles/first-newspaper-horoscopes/

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/nikki-harper/confessions-of-a-horoscope-writer_b_1692144.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAJ_-DyNo_Y9cvBPPgy1Okq0p38qEpPGJpeRqquvxscZzS-72VkMo3oGMpPmrWdoFC0GgbHvSMTWBWbdR_h0wz4SL_esMt6QEWP2Ha6I2wigit9Ao4yMWxhaM6RWStHVaMVx73IxUeodfoADGEpN-lbYgA1DFoAxJdpUpIMoAS01M

https://www.horoscope.com/mercury-retrograde

jams played:

You Never Know feat. Nas - Scarfe (Dn)
Bodyache - Purity Ring 
I Can't Forgive You - Actress 
The Chase - SOHN
Lukid - Onandon 
Of Montral - Wicked Woman 
Earn it Twice - Repulsive Woman (Dn)
Bank - Church & AP (NZ)
Pale Blue Dot - Ross From Friends (NZ) 
Yo Yo Affairs pts 1 & 2 feat. Frezna - Madlib 
Haiku - Trinity Roots (NZ) 
Hurry On Home - Sleater Kinney 
Too Many People - Princess Chelsea (NZ) 
Bowie - Flight of the Conchords (NZ)
Real Estate - Primitive 
Snuff - Secret Knives (NZ) 
Bengali Cinema - Garden City Movement 
Free Throw - Chelsea Jade (NZ)
so sad so sexy - Lykke Li 
Zodiac - Preoccupations

WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY 2019
SPORT

In this show i discuss something I know nothing about, SPORT. Hear me talk about gender pay disparity, weird sports around the world and which sport is the most homoerotic among other tings!!

Things I talked about:

Cats Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_O8DN1CY_E

Pay Difference:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12251549

if you want to hate mike hosking more:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12251826

Some sweet sweet tunes:

Satori - Jay Dubs & Hudge (NZ)
Patient - Twin Shadow 
(This is For The) Better Days - The Bees 
To Your Health (Stef Animal RMX (Dn) - Terror of the Deep (NZ)
Don't Look Down - Name UL (NZ)
Shampoo and Conditioner - ENO x DIRTY (NZ)
Relief - Repulsive Woman (Dn) 
Family Portrait Revisited - Kool Aid (NZ)
Dawn Chorus - Thom Yorke 
LesAlpx - Floating Points
Every Little Thing - Molly Burch
Herside Story - GoldLink x Hare Squead
Back In Your Arms feat. Tali (NZ) - A-Sides & Makoto 
Anything - Arlo (NZ)
Limestone - Kauf
Dark Child - Marlon Williams (NZ) 
Baltimore - Trick Mammoth (Dn) 
Lady Blue - The Blueness (NZ)

 

WEDNESDAY 17TH JULY 2019
ALCOHOL

today's show was all about alcohol babyyy. Drinking game: take a shot every time i say Radio 1! Topics for today was historical facts, biological consequences of drinking, and drinking cultures around the world.

Some fun reading for my FANS:

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/watch-new-steepest-street-deserving-title

http://sawyerhartmanfilms.com/10-fun-facts-alcohol/

https://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol/effects-on-body

De jams I played:

School - Dirty Fingers 
Flat Out Lie - Club Kuru
Ubu- Methyl Ethel 
Shook - Lord RAJA
Otitis - MOURN
Living the Classics - Aldous Harding (NZ)
Hopefulessness - Courtney Barnett
Thistle Tends to Stingle - Lawrnece Arabia (NZ)
Perfect Place - Sui Zhen
U Say feat. Tyler the Creator & Jay Prince - Goldlink
Get Lost - Jed Parsons (NZ)
Delete You - HANDSOME
Cut It Open - Mermaiden (NZ)
La Di Da - The Internet
It'll Be Just Fun - Weval 
No Harm - Smerz
Million Dollar Loan (30 Day, 30 Songs) - Death Cab for Cutie
100 Cups - PNC (NZ)
TK Funk feat. Mara TK and Jetlag Johnson - Pacific Heights (NZ)
Dandelion - Church & AP (NZ) 
Tu - Moana and the Tribe (NZ) 
More (feat. Anderson .Paak) - Flying Lotus
HOLLYWOOD - Jack Berry (Dn)
Dream State- Son Lux
Alcohol Pt. 1 - Robert Jay

 

WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY 2019
PRIDE

This show is all about pride month .... recorded in July. Oh well! Better late than never. Listen to me spit a yarn about the Stonewall Riots, "Straight Pride", and the two pride parades in NYC. 

Some interesting articles for me FANS:

https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/7/1/18761623/straight-pride

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/29/podcasts/the-daily/pride-parade-stonewall.html

https://www.history.com/topics/gay-rights/the-stonewall-riots

Cheeky tunes: 

Matariki - Dudley Benson (Dn)
South Coast - Lake South (NZ)
Tu - Moana and the Tribe (NZ)
Hurry On Home - Sleater-Kinney 
In the Garden - Trentemoller 
More (ft. Anderson .Paak) - Flying Lotus
Sad Nudes - Cate Le Bon
Blame - Mel Parsons (NZ)
Lost Direction - Blair Parkes and Cardigan Bay (NZ)
Not That Bad - Kane Strang (NZ)
Sawa Dee Ka - Sonia Calico
Even If You Try (Death & the Maiden Rmx) - Introverted Dancefloor (NZ) 
One and Only - French for Rabbits (NZ) 
I Dreamed a Dream - Bic Runga (NZ) 
Sunshine Type - Turnover 
The Chase - SOHN 
Figue Out - FKA Twigs 
Two Medicines - The Dodos 
Juice - Lizzo
She's a Mod - The Mint Chicks (NZ)
Affiliate - Tooth Shy (Dn)
All The Good Girls Go To Hell - Bill Eyelash (Billie Eilish)
Dandelion - Church & AP (NZ)
Melodrama II - Milpool (Dn)
Clap Clap - Miss Blanks

WEDNESDAY 29TH MAY 2019
the one where i discuss the minerals forum

Woman - Indi (NZ) 
Heavy Going - Males (NZ) 
Nurse Joy - Dbldbl x Trapjaw Kelpie (NZ) 
Sunstone (ONONO Rmx) - Mermaidens (NZ)
Tenderly - Thomas Oliver (NZ)
My World - Satin Sheets (NZ)
Urban Yard - The Reduction Angels (Ak)
Big Face - Cairo Knife Fights (NZ)
Water Baby - Zo (NZ)
Turn Off That Light - Lucky Boy (NZ) 
Tui - Bad Timing (NZ) 
Please Just Break My Hearyt an Let Me Go - Lucy Hunter (Dn)
Double Visions - Beatcomber (NZ)
Green Light (Chromeo Rmx) - Lorde (NZ)
Dusk Til Dawn - Ladyhawke (NZ)
Flyspray - Flyspray (Dn)
Hiphopapotamus and Rhymnocerous - Flight of the Conchords (NZ)
Digebasse (Enough) - CHAII (NZ) 
Set Things Clear - Fanau Spa (NZ) 
Great No One - The Beths (NZ)
Bob Tilton Told Me So - Gloria Vale (NZ) 
The Last Ditch Dance Of The Cripple - Whipping Cats (NZ)
Bed Head - Caroles (NZ)
Zoo Eyes - Aldous Harding (NZ)

WEDNESDAY 22ND MAY 2019
Wednesday Nooner

 

Discussed the following articles: https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/20/18633136/game-of-thrones-got-season-8-finale-hbo-most-watched-show-all-time-viewership-numbers-live and https://www.critic.co.nz/news/article/8195/souls-to-decline-russell-mcveaghs-money

Songs Played:

You Can Now, Fly - Sidekicknick (NZ)
Ambulance Driver - Milpool (Dn)
Stuck in a Cycle - Barney Connolly (Dn)
Nocturnes (Afrobeat Mix) - Bromelain/Manzanza (NZ)
BIC'S BIRTHDAY - KODY NIELSON (NZ) 
Set Things Clear - Fanau Spa (NZ)
Next Dance - Manuel Darquart - (NZ) 
Shine - Modern Maori Quartet (NZ)
Nighthawks - Dummybog (Dn)
Dark Mind - Janina & The Mixtape (NZ) 
Never Ever - Drench Concession (NZ) 
Double Visions - Beatcomber (NZ)
FATOUSH - Meer (NZ)
Zaddy - Bailey Wiley (NZ)
Nicole's Express - Carb On Carb (NZ)
Woman - Indi (NZ)
Two Free Hands - Anthonie Tonnon (NZ)
Jam Out The Track, Man - Borrowed C's (NZ)
Flyspray - Flyspray (Dn)
50 Dollar Feet Ft. Milk (NZ) - Coyote (NZ)
Odyssey (Alphabethead's Afterlife Remix) - Benny Tones (NZ)
Wander - Mermaiden (NZ)
I Did a Lava Dance - Vanessa Worm (Dn)
Slide Into View - Blush Juliet (NZ)
South Coast - Lake South (NZ)
Just One Kiss (Prod. Jizmatron) - Coco Solid (NZ)

WEDNESDAY 15TH MAY 2019
Wednesday Nooner

Check out SWIDT when they come to Dunedin on October 5th!!

Songs played:

Your Beat Kicks Like Death - Jens Lekman
First in Flight - Blackalicious
Make It Better - Anderson .Paak
FATOUSH - Meer (NZ)
SIGNS (Detroit's Theme) - Tune-Yards
Turn The Light - Karen O & Danger Mouse
Floor - b-lush (NZ)
Boogie ft. HIGH HOOPS - SWIDT (NZ)
Praise - SWIDT (NZ)
Player of the Day - SWIDT (NZ)
Who Run It - SWIDT (NZ)
Hey - Matthew Young (NZ) 
La Di Da - The Internet 
Into Your Arms - Red Axes 
Guilty Of Being Rad (Golden Axe Rmx) - Splash Wave (NZ) 
Placid - Kairi (DN)
Changes - Charles Bradley 
Mr Finn - An Emerald City (NZ) 
Fortune - Little Dragon 
On My Mind - Leisure (NZ) 
With Wings Falling - Levi Patel (NZ) 
Zaddy - Bailey Wiley (NZ)
ZORA - Jamila Woods 
Century - Big Thief 
Borderline - Tame Impala 
Big Boss Mama - Tami Nelson (NZ)
Lost Direction - Blair Parkes and Cardigan Bay (NZ) 
Rosebud - U.S. Girls

FRIDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2017
She's A Cold One Alright

FRIDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2017
A Nice Cold One

FRIDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2017
A Cold One

FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2017
A Cold One

FRIDAY 14TH JULY 2017
TGIF

FRIDAY 7TH JULY 2017
How Good's A Friday Clean

Drake, Jay-Z and Nas - Successful (DJ Noodles Remix) 
Mir Fontane - Down By The River 
San Cisco - About You
Eden Mulholland (NZ) - Lego Ships
Grizzly Bear - Cheerleader 
Cheerleader - Perfect Vision
Marko Penn - Started From The Mud 
Urbantramper (NZ) - Utopia in Willamsburg
Matthew Young (NZ) - Collect 
Tanika Charles - Endless Chain
Mac Miller - Suplexes Inside Of Complexes & Duplexes 
LEON - Tired of Talking (A-Trak & Cory Enemy Remix)
Bleeding Knees Club - Teenage Girls
The Sammies - Coming Out Wild 
Memorecks - Bruce Wayne 
Raiza Biza ft. Remi Rmx (NZ) - Strong Women 
Tyler, The Creator - 911/Mr. Lonely 
FadeX - Different State of Mind 
Hollerado - Desire 126 
MO (NZ) - Nights With You 
The Do - Trustful Hands 
Melting Faces (NZ) - Far King Oats 
Tanlines - All Of Me 
PnB Rock - Unforgettable (Freestyle) 
Toro Y Moi - Girl Like You
TroyBoi - Do You?
Average Rap Band (NZ) - What It Is 

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE 2017
TGIF

Pearl Hotel (DN) - In Your Car Under The Moonlight 
Lost Balloons - Paint 
Wave & Rome - Across The Map 
Freddy Fudd Pucker (NZ) - Don't Fail Me Now 
Al Bairre - Tunnels
Soccer Practise (NZ) - Amene 
Urban Code - New York
Wet - All The Ways (Branchez Remix)
The Dead Weather - Die By The Drop
Allan Rayman - Lucy The Tease
Lot. 12 (NZ) - Mary (Every Day) Jane 
Italian Boyfriend - So French 
Real Estate - Darling 
Vince Staples - Big Fish 

FRIDAY 23RD JUNE 2017
Still Cleaning Your Room? Here Ya Go

Walla - 101
Tove Styrke - Say My Name
Khalid - Young Dumb & Broke
Nation (NZ) - Air
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart - My Terrible Friend
The Delta Riggs - Baddest Motherfucker In The Beehive 
Surf Friends (NZ) - Holiday
The Genius Buddha Band - Dream Come True
Danrell - Visions 
Ty Dolla $ign - Blase (Louis The Child Remix)
Kendrick Lamar - Ronald Reagan Era 
Desiigner - Up
Mike wiLL Made It - Nothing Is Promised 
Sachi (NZ) - No More 
Nakey (NZ) - Isolation
K. Flay - High Enough
Roy Irwin (NZ) - Demons Cave 
SOJA - She Still Loves Me 
Poor You, Poor Me (NZ) - Chestnut Tree
Klingande - Jubel 
Kanye West - Famous (DJ DREZ remix)
Dirty Projectors - Ascending Melody 
OPOSSOM (AK) - Blue Meanies 
Machine Gun Kelly - Bad Things (Galician Army Remix)
The Checks (NZ) - Take Me There