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Politricks

Each week Abe Gray and a revolving panel of pundits bring you the latest in domestic and international news and politics, in-depth commentary and opinion on the current affairs that are dominating the headlines or buried in the back pages. 

Featuring interviews and panel discussions with a variety of academics, journalists, pundits, politicians and other experts in their field from Aotearoa and around the world. 

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THURSDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2018
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THURSDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2018
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THURSDAY 23RD AUGUST 2018
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THURSDAY 16TH AUGUST 2018
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THURSDAY 9TH AUGUST 2018
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THURSDAY 26TH JULY 2018
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THURSDAY 19TH JULY 2018
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THURSDAY 31ST MAY 2018
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THURSDAY 17TH MAY 2018
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THURSDAY 10TH MAY 2018
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THURSDAY 3RD MAY 2018
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THURSDAY 12TH APRIL 2018
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THURSDAY 29TH MARCH 2018
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THURSDAY 22ND MARCH 2018
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THURSDAY 15TH MARCH 2018
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THURSDAY 1ST MARCH 2018
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THURSDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2018
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Mongo Skato - Beautiful UR
Intro
TALK - What's coming up on the show
RAnda - Angel BOy
MEER - Dirt
Olmecha Supreme - Like that
Angel Olsen - Special
TALK - Green party female co-leadership
Cut Copy - So Haunted

THURSDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2018
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THURSDAY 25TH JANUARY 2018
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THURSDAY 18TH JANUARY 2018
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Intro
Soccer Practise - Big Bad Wolf
Stanley Pedigree - Continuum
Alex Cameron - Mongrel
Neville Brothers - Voodoo (Live)
TALK - Labour Unfulfilled Promises
Black Uhuru - Sinsemillia
Jaggers X Lines - Shadow
Burning Spear Band - Massive Respect (Live)
Hirin MElbourne and Richard Nunns - Pioawhiowhio (Sola Rosa Remix)
TALK - Middle East
Burning Spear - Institution (Live)
DJ Vadim and Sena - Boneshaker (DJ Oil Relecture)
Tomachi - 100 Beats

THURSDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 9TH NOVEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2017
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THURSDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2017
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THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2017
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THURSDAY 31ST AUGUST 2017
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THURSDAY 24TH AUGUST 2017
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THURSDAY 17TH AUGUST 2017
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THURSDAY 10TH AUGUST 2017
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THURSDAY 3RD AUGUST 2017
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THURSDAY 20TH JULY 2017
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THURSDAY 13TH JULY 2017
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THURSDAY 29TH JUNE 2017
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THURSDAY 22ND JUNE 2017
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THURSDAY 15TH JUNE 2017
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THURSDAY 8TH JUNE 2017
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THURSDAY 1ST JUNE 2017
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THURSDAY 25TH MAY 2017
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THURSDAY 18TH MAY 2017
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THURSDAY 11TH MAY 2017
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THURSDAY 4TH MAY 2017
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THURSDAY 19TH JANUARY 2017
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Intro
Run The Jewelz - A Message to the shareohlders
TALK - What's coming up on the show
Oscar Dowling - Ease My Passing
Electric Wire Hustle - March
HIGH HOOPS - Burn It Up
Janelle Kroll f Morgxn - Looose
Little Simz f Poison Ivy - 
Alpharythm - Sentient Beings
Vinyl Williams - Riddles of the Sphinx
TALK - Sir Bob Jones Interview
Draghound - Golden God
Tribe Called Quest - Ego
TALK - general rant
CHelsea JAde - Colour SUm
Abigail Knudson - Missy

THURSDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2016
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Intro
Princess Chelsea - Aftertouch
Miloux - These Rules
Desiigner - Tiimmy Turner
TALK - What's coming up on the show
Justice - Fire
Sleeps - Wake 'n Bake
Ben Browning - Life Dudes
TALK - Earthquake political implications
Kamandi - Shorty Loves Me
LVJ - Mona Lisa
Kiiara f Ashley All Day - Dopemang
Buuda & Gazpacho - Icarus
Hopetoun Brown - Own It
TALK - Trump victory
Tracing Spheres - Wander
Abigail Knudson - Religion
Erykah Badu f Andre 3000 - Hello
TALK - Trump cabinet picks
D.R.A.M. f Lil Yachty - Broccoli

THURSDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2016
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TALK - What's coming up on the show
Nikolai - Rico
Tracing Spheres - Wander
Justice - Alakazam
TALK - Abe, George, Lawrenece post Trump election wrap
LANU - Nightmarchers
Vinyl Williams - Riddles of the Sphinx
TALK - Gareth Morgan TOP Party
Major Lazer f. Mo - Lost
Sleeps - WAke n Bake
Kween G - Speak Up
Duchess Says - I am an Idea
Abigail Knudson - Religion
Allgood - Remedy
Girlboss - Kind Face
Hopetoun Brown f Tami Nielson & Tim Scholes - Hate that I don't Love you
Balkan Beat Box - Meboli
Kiiara - Gold
TALK - Non US election news of the week

THURSDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2016
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Koizilla - Krill
Coco Davis - My Girlish Days
Doubleu - Quit 
TALK - What's coming up on the show
Indi - Abyss
Samiyam f Action Bronson - Mr. Wonderful
Tracing Spheres - Wander
Jack Grace - Hills
TALK - Seizing computers of file sharers in Poland
UMO - First World Problem
Abigail Knudson - Religion
Goldlink f Ciscero - Fall In Love
Domo Genesis f Anderson Paak - Dapper
Abra - Fruit 
Miloux - Pocket
Soft Hair - Relaxed Lizard
TALK - US Election Wikileaks
Princess Chelsea - Cold Glass Tube
Asian Dub Foundation - Black White
KAYTRANADA f ANderson Paak - Glowed Up
Hare Squead - Long Way To Go
LEISURE - Moonbeam
Rousseau - Sugar Plum
The Shins - Dead Alive
TALK - Sign off

 

THURSDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2016
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Tired Lion - Agorapohbia
Intro
TALK - Russell Brown IV Meth Houses
Remi f Sempa the Great - For Good F.U.B.U.
Trentemoller f Jehny Beth - Complicated
Pusher f Mothica - Clear
Flybussen - Avoid Avoid
TALK - Welcome Back George, US Election, Syria
DOOMSQUAD - It's the nail that counts not the rope
Mantle - Razed Hills
Kutiman - Inner Galactic Lovers
Jilk - All Is Not Lost
UMO - Shakedown Street
TALK - Wikileaks
Allgood - Remedy
Cloud Nothings - Modern Act
Jenny Hval - Female Vampire
TALK - News political 
Eyeliner - Toy Dog
NEWS

THURSDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2016
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SKUX - More Than 10 Things
Doubleu - Quit
TALK - Welcome back George, what's coming up
Mister Woo - Black Eyes
Bastien Keb - Beat WIthout a HEart
Panggajo - My Baby
TALK - Bye Bye Sky streaming boxes
Electric Wire Hustle - I Light A Candle
Quantic f U-Roy & Alice Russell - A Life Worth Living
Skeptical f Collette Warren - Between The Lines
Remi f Sampa The Great - For Good F.U.B.U
TALK - RFK Jr Article Syria: Another Pipeline War
All Seeing HAnd - Swarm
Zen MAntra  - Wierd Disconnect
Salmonella Dub - Conspiracy Dub
TALK - Carrier Battlegroups, Wikileaks Podesta Files
NEWS
MF DOOM - Vomit

THURSDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2016
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Thomston - Float
Estere - I Spy
SCAPEGOAT MERCY f Jesse Kokaua - SOLACE
TALK - Local Body election
RJD2 - Piece of What
Bela KHAN - Snipers Lens
DJ Vadim & Sena - Boneshaker
Sylvan Esso - Radio
Shocking Pinks - Every1
TALK - US Presidential Election
KAiri - Path
Goldlink f Anderson Paak - Unique
RJD2 - Beyond the Beyond
TALK - NZ Law and order politics
LarzRanda - Lifegaurd
The Weekend - The Hills
Miguel f Kurupt - NWA

THURSDAY 2ND JUNE 2016
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INTRO
Swithcblade - October
TALK - Dr. Marewa Glover - Racist Tobacco Policies
Hello - Erykah Badu f. Andre 3000
Shakedown Street - UMO
New Age Thriller - U.S. Girls
TALK - Rt. Hon. Winston Peters - housing, state of opposition
Ever1 (Death and the MAiden Remix) - Shocking pinks
Idon't see an honest man - Instant Fantasy
Bushmills - Yppah
Fixes - Plush
Kimono - Submotion Orchestra
TALK - China
Twilight Driving - Methyl Ethel
Test Mi Nuh - Future One
Charlie Chaplin Greatest Dictator Speech x Let It - K2K
Sink - Street Chant
TALK - State of OUSA exec
The Takeover - Caspa f MC Dynamite

THURSDAY 28TH APRIL 2016
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Two Geese On Top Of A Hill - A Hum of Voices
La Familia - Upercent & Javier Orduna
I Might Be Wrong - Radiohead
Funk Link - Soul Intent
Erosion - Greys
I Don't Mind ft. Hope Sandoval - Psychic Ills
Nightmarchers - LANU
Borderline - Doprah
Visitor - Amber Maya
Hello ft. Andre 3000 - Erykah Badu
The Buffet - Mareko
Get Up Get Down - Mick Jenkins

THURSDAY 21ST APRIL 2016
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Talk - Brazil & the romanticisation of the Kurds
Lucien - Young Magic
Glitter in the Gutter (Rhombus remix) - Ahoribuzz
Talk - Sudan and We Come As Friends
Sampa The Great - Class Trip
Pusha T - Crutches, Crosses, Caskets
Starchild ft. Polica - Boys Noise
Threat.Meet.Protocol - The Garden
Talk - US election
Mr. Lif - Let Got ft. Selina Carrera
Juilanna Barwick - Nebula
Interview - Kieran Ford, Peace and Conflict Studies
Shuedet - Somewhere New
Aesop Rock - Rings
Talk - NZ trade & China, Iran
Civilian - Racer
New Headlines w/ Nina
Bibio - Petals
Sad13 x Lizzo - Basement Queens
Little Lapin - Californian Sun

 

THURSDAY 7TH APRIL 2016
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Oosh Nugs x Hustle Profits - Her
Little Simz - Don't Ruin It
Gossamer - Print
Talk - Intro
Lontalius - I was More Than
Kendrick Lamar - Untitled 03
Summer Cannibals - Say My Name
Doprah - Will I be a Figure Eight
Talk - Panama Papers
Halos - Oracle
Junglepussy - Nothing for Me
Dam Native - Behold My Kool Style
Talk - Helen Clark
Overproof Soundsystem - Kingstep (Unitone HiFi remix)
Sola Rosa f Spikey Tee - Badman
Talk - News: Northern Iraq, US Elections, Kiwibank NZ Post sale to ACC
King Kapisi - Da Ula
P-Money f Scribe - Sunshine
Talk - Russia Election/National Guard, Nogorono-Karabakh
Solaa f Ladi 6 - Sylphlike
News HEadlines
Ghetto Blaster - No Down
Ragged - Got Soul

THURSDAY 24TH MARCH 2016
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Aesop Rock - Rings
Paraquet Courts - Dust
Scalper - Lunatics
Shigeto - Pulse
Boy Boy - Boy
TALK - Aussie citizenship
Methyl Ethyl - Idee Fixe
Louie Knuxx - Cold and Dead Heart Stealing
Kedr Livansky - Sgoraet (Burning Down)
TALK - Meth Testing
Blangi - Spilfs
TALK - David Fisher IV Teapot Tapes
Sticky Fingers - Ghost Town
J Dilla - The introduction
TALK - Brussels attacks
Sade - Is it a Crime

THURSDAY 10TH MARCH 2016
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Leonard Charles f. Georgia Anne Muldrow - Airworks (Forever)
Bassnectar x the Upbeats - Gnar
Invisible Cities f. Ali Love - Sunkissed Memory (Mad Professor Remix)
Intro
Mermaidens - Undergrowth
Bibio - Town & Country
The Internet f. Kaytranada - Girl
Talk - US Presidential Primaries
Tipene f. DLT, Tyna, Dam Native - Pioneers
Che Fu - The Abyss
Sola Rosa f. Spikey Tee - Badman
Talk - GCSB/SIS review
PNC f. David Dallas - Dizzy
Talk - Professor Janine Hayward
Kane Strang - It's Fine
Talk - EU migrant crisis and Mid East update
Lord Julien - Shades

THURSDAY 3RD MARCH 2016
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Intro
Fat Freddy's Drop - Slings and Arrows
Rowland S Howard - Pop Grimes
Nick Cave - Red Right Hand
Talk - US PRES. ELECTIONS
Pixies - Bone Machine
Embedded Figures - Paradise Lost
Talk - US PRES. ELECTIONS
Fanfickk - Shreds
L V J & Sorts - Firsts
Talk- US ELECTIONS
Kiiara - Gold
MAALA - Touch (Stack & Piece Remix)
Darqwan - Universal Wan-Ting
Blackalicious - Blacka
Talk - CCTV at Otago Uni/O Week disorder
Atmosphere f Blueprint & Aesop Rock - This Lonely Rose
Hinds - Warts
David Dallas - Life Is (pt. 2)
Talk - Syria
Doprah - Great Esteem
Man Made Mountain f Tom Scott - Cachaca

 

THURSDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2016
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Shamir - In for the kill
Boot & Tax - Good Fella
Anto Pascoe - Mercy
Rosie Lowe - Woman
Talk - Intro
Man Made Mountain f Tom Scott - Cachaca
Roidz - B Ur Boy
Pusha T - Crutches, Crosses, Caskets
Wye Oak - Sick Talk (Matmos Remix)
Talk - Bryn OUSA Welfare Thursdays in Black
PJ Harvey - The Wheel
So Below - Luna
Ty Segall - Mandy Cream
Talk - USA elections and Otago Disorientation
Street Chant - Never
Kiiara - Gold
Talk - Luca Uberti
Ghostpoet - X marks the spot
News headlines
LVJ - Crushing Hard
Adi Dick - If I ruled the world
Talk - Mideast, politicians on campus

THURSDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2016
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Fat Freddy's Drop - Razor
Popcaan - Where We come From
Totems - Kuri
Talk - John Oliver Steven Joyce Dildo
Sticky Fingers - Ghost Town
DJ Madd f Jay Speaker - After Dark
State of Mind f Black Sun Empire - Bad
Talk - NZ Weekly politics
Slum Village f Phife Dog - Push It Along
Lord Julien - Shades
Prince Rama - Bahia
Talk - South China Sea
Unknown MOrtal Orchestra -  ?
Kairi - PATH
Doprah - WIll I be a Figure Eight
Talk - Syria
Jay Dubs & Hudge - S.O.S
Tourettes - No Losers @ WINZ
Talk - US Presidential Primaries
Grasscut - Islander
Strowlini Orchestra f Edie - Tinglin'

 

THURSDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2016
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DJ Madd f. Jay Speaker - After Dark
Golden Teacher - Rave Instigator (Dennis Bovell Dub)
Talk - VTech T+C/data security
Anderson Paak f. Schoolboy Q - Am I Wrong
The Internet f. KAytranada - Girl
Grasscut - Islander
Talk - New Hampshire Primary
Jill Scott - Fools Gold
Sunflower Bean - Wall Watcher
Bassnectar x The Upbeats - Gnar
A band called Success - How We Do
Instant Fantrasy - I  don't see an honest man
DIzzee Rascal f. Giggs - Nutcrackerz
Talk - China Crackdowns
Randa - Rangers
ENO x Dirty f. Melodownz - How My Day Goes
Run The Jewels - Rubble Kings Theme
Groeni - Hendre
A Tribe Called Red f. Kool A D and Chippewa Travelers - All Day

THURSDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2016
Politricks

Beastie Boys - So Whatcha Want
Lontalius - Glow
Dry and Heavy - The Right Dub
Talk - Iowa Caucus Results
Bob Marley (Cordovan Remix) - One Love
Boycrush - I Don't Want You
Spycc f. David Dallas - Ain't a Phase
Talk - Labour Education Policy
Manu Chao (Prince Fatty Remix) - Politik Kills
Totems - Codex
Massive Attack (Mad Professor Remix) - Bumper Ball Dub
Talk - TPPA/Waitangi/Syria War Developments
Dillinger - Leggo Violence
Bullion - Loop the Loop
Santigold - Chasing Shadows
Steven John Marr - A Point in Every Direction
Aby Ngana Diop (Orchestra of Spheres Remix) - Dieuleul Dieuleul

THURSDAY 21ST MAY 2015
Thursday Political Spectrum

Matthew Young - Panama City
Little Boots - Better In The Morning
Public Service Broadcasting System - Go!
Raiza Biza - New Kings
Aron Ottignon - Kingfish (Rodi Kirk (NZ) Remix)
Hudson Mohawke - Chimes
The Tennors - I've Got to Get You Off My Mind
Slim Smith - The New Boss
Tyna - First Kiss
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah - Six Degrees
Strange Harvest - Colonies
Peshay - Miles From Home
Howlin Wolf - Moanin' At Midnight
Pixies - Bone Machine
Blak Dogs - No Compass
Tim Rogers & The Bamboos - Easy