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Cosmic Wednesday Drive

4pm - 7pm Wednesday with Raf

Cosmic Wednesday Drive

Radio One's 'Drive' programme is the station's flagship, prime-time, magazine-style radio show hosted by the station's top presenters, DJs, and news readers. From 4 - 7pm, Monday through to Friday, tune in to the Drive show for news, reviews, interviews, prizes and giveaways alongside a premier sampling of Radio One's exemplary contemporary and alternative sound.

WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive w./ Tommy T

WEDNESDAY 18TH MARCH 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive with Guest Host Tommy T

Ta-Ku & Wafia - Meet In the Middle
Wilma Archer & MF Doom - Last Sniff
Groeni (NZ) - Hedre
Jonathan Bree (NZ) - Waiting On The Moment
Dick Move (NZ) - Jerk
Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man In The Universe
Arcade Fire - I Give You Power (Feat. Mavis Staples)
Sun King (NZ) - Sunking
COOL TAN fka HEAVY (NZ) - Coming Out
Peking Duk - Move (Feat. Alisa Xayalith)
Roisin Murphy - Ten Miles High
The Whitest Boy Alive - 1517
Mermaidens (NZ) - I Might Disappear
The Olympians - Mercury's Odyssey
Confidence Man - Does it Make You Feel Good?
Breakbot - Baby I'm Yours (Feat. Irfane)
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Round & Round
La Femme - Mycose
Avantdale Bowling Club (NZ) - Water (Medley)
Tom Scott - Taite Music Prize acceptance speech (via RNZ)
RAD TIMES GIG GUIDE
Parquet Courts - Tenderness
Jungle - Platoon (SpectraSoul Remix)
Jurassic 5 - Thing Line (Feat. Nelly Furtado)
Scott & Charlene's Wedding - Back in the Corner
Action Bronson - Easy Rider
Coffin Club (NZ) - Seashells
MGMT - When You Die
SuperParka - Skip
Moodymann - Lyk U Use 2 (Feat. Andres)
Mac Miller - Everybody
ChoiceVaughan (NZ) - To Live & Die in AD (Feat. Tom Scott & MELODOWNZ)
mixed vege (NZ) - Take Take Take
Matt Berry - Take My Hand

 

WEDNESDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

Fabulous Arabia (NZ) - Henry
Mark Ronson - Then There Were Two (Ft. Anderson .Paak)
Moana & The Tribe (NZ) - Titia
Solange - Dont Touch My Hair (Ft. Sampha)
Haitus Kaiyote - By Fire
Estere (NZ) - Cruel Charlie
Thundercat - Black Qualls (Ft. Steve Lacy & Steve Arrington)
Alt-J - Left Hand Free
Ha The Unclear (NZ) - Julius Ceaser
Tv on the Radio - Careful You
St. Vincent - Digital Witness
Interpol - The Weekend
Earth to Zena (NZ) - Crooked Mouths
Black Marble - Private Show
Astro Children (Dn) - Eden
Kurt Vile - Bassackwards
Three Quater Marathon (Dn) - Caught
Zack Villere - A Feeling
Beach House - Drunk In LA
Emily Edrosa (NZ) - Animal
Japanese Breakfast - Head Over Heels (Tears For Fears cover)
Deerhunter - Snakeskin
Better Oblivion Community Center - Dylan Thomas
Merk (NZ) - Luck Dilemma
Courtney Barnett - Pickles from the Jar
Destroyer - Dark Leaves Form a Thread
Nic & Rueben (NZ) - BIG wow
Beirut - Gibraltar
Omar Apollo - Kickback
Sudan Archives - Nont For Sale
Jack Berry (Dn) - PSYCHO
Caribou - Never Come Back
Yumi Zouma (NZ) - Right Track/Wrong Man
Hot Chip - Need You Now
Kaytranada - 10% (Ft. Kali Uchis)
Anthonie Tonnon (NZ) - Submarine Bells
Stella Donnely - Mechanical Bull
Camp Cope - How to Socailise and Make Friends
Mac Demarco - Nobody
Fazed on a Pony (Dn) -  Only One Who Feels a Little Bad
Real Estate - Stained Glass
Bon Iver - Calgary
Princess Chelsea (NZ) - I Cant Help Falling In Love With You (Elvis cover)
Frankie Cosmos - Windows
Cigarettes After Sex - K
Scuba Diva (NZ) - Whats the Point

 

WEDNESDAY 29TH JANUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 22ND JANUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 15TH JANUARY 2020
COSMIC Wednesday Drive

WEDNESDAY 8TH JANUARY 2020
Driving Through Doomsday

Fanau Spa – Leather and Wood (NZ)
Grace Jones – Love You To Life (Digital Mystik Rmx) 
IDLES – Mercedes Marxist 
Stanley Pedigree – Lenses (NZ)
Prof Tahi – Pot of Gold (feat. Benjamin Friday) 
Arcade Fire – We Exist 
Nourishe – The Deep 
Mirrors – Ka Ra Ya Sa Ta Ha La (NZ)
Gorillaz – Humility 
Brian Tamaki and the Kool Aid Kids – Tunnel Vision (NZ)
A.C. Freazy – Alien (NZ)
Teen – Sticky 
Ranea – Ki Uta/Rangi Mamao
Courtney Barnett – So Long, Marianne – MTV Unplugged (Live In Melbourne) 
Junglepussy – Nothing For Me 
Methyl Ethel – Ubu 
Flying Lotus – Never Catch Me ft. Kendrick Lamar 

 

WEDNESDAY 18TH DECEMBER 2019
LAST COSMIC WEDNESDAY DRIVE FOR THE DECADE (sys x)

RY X - Deliverance 
Hybrid Rose (NZ) - No Vacancy
Kraak & Smaak ft. Imugi 이무기 - Sommeron
Cocteau Twins - Cherry Coloured Funk 
Groove Lagoon (NZ) - Time & Space 

INTERVIEW WITH JOEL ŠUNDAE FROM GROOVE LAGOON!

Slime - My Company  
Koizilla (DN) - I Can't See Anything 
Groove Armada - Superstylin' 
Free Nationals ft. Syd - Shibuya 
Confidence Man - Does It Make You Feel Good
Cournety Barnett - So Long, Marianne 
Dad Jokes (NZ) - Bad Friend 
KEVIN IN LUV (DN) - Lights 
Ryan Hendriks (NZ) - Sold Out (Soul Doubts) 
Fat Tony - Texas
Depressed House Cat (NZ) - House Abyss 
Deaton Chris Anthony ft. LA - Tony Hawk 
Disciple Pati (NZ) - THe Boy Who Cried Woman 

INTERVIEW WITH DISCIPLE PATI! 

Frank Ocean (NZ) - In My Room 
Deerhunter - Never Stops 
Bananas and Pink (NZ) - Proof of Life 
Isla (NZ) Kids Like Me 
The Leonard Simpson Duo (NZ) - Nobody
Fazed On A Pony (DN) - Only One Who Feels A Little Bit Bad 
Choice Vaughan ft. Tom Scott (NZ) - Below 
FKA Twigs - Cellophane
Methyl Ethyl - Ubu 
Warpaint - Keep It Healthy 
Kane Strang - My Smile Is Extinct
King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard - Gamme Knife 
Mick Jenkins - Get Up Get Down 

WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2019
shut up and (cosmic wednesday) drive

Julia Jacklin - Pressure To Party
Samuel Morgan (NZ) - Forever Together 
Kali Uchis - Solita 
BENEE ft. Jack Berry (NZ) - Drifting
Frank Ocean - White Ferrari 
Beachware (NZ) - Take Away The Tree

INTERVIEW WITH JAMES MACDONALD FROM BEACHWARE

Groove Armada - Syperstylin'
Peggy Gou - Starry Night 
Confidence Man - DOes It Make You Feel Good?
NKU (NZ) - Freak
BROCKHAMPTON - ST. PERCY 
Double Negative (NZ) - Vegas (Opiou RMX)
Milpool (DN) - Ambulance Driver
Comf (NZ) - Spiralling 
David Haaslehoff - Head On 
Drygum (NZ) - Shotgun
Moses Summey - Virile
DICK MOVE (NZ) - Dick Move 
Melodownz (NZ) - No Mercy ft. Denzel Curry 

INTERVIEW WITH MELODOWNZ 

Die! Die! Die! (NZ) - Sideways Here We Come 
Princess Nokia - Your Eyes Are Bleeding
Mitski - Nobody
FKA Twigs - Cellophane 
Weyes Blood - Everyday 
KOTAC (DN) - Death Destroyer Twenty-Five Hundred
Dizzie Rascal - Bonkers 
Princess Chelsea (NZ) - Monkey Eat Banana 
Resident Good (NZ) -- Waiting For a Train
Power Nap (NZ) - Pizza Man 
Lawrence Arabia (NZ) - A Little Hate 
The Internet - Come Over 
Bodyrockers - I Like The Way 
Tame Impala - Posthumous Forgiveness

WEDNESDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2019
COSMIC wed nes day drive

Deaton Chris Anthony ft. LA - Tony Hawk
Khrugabin ft. Leon Bridges - Texas Sun 
Boycrush (NZ) - Demi-Pointes 
Grimes - Oblivion 
Randa (NZ) - Rock Bottom 
Dick Move (NZ) - Dick Move

Interview with Lucy from Dick Move!!!

Mk.gee - You 
Kiidotcom. (NZ) - Bunched Up
Earth Tounge (NZ) - Astonishing Comet 
David Hasslehoff - Head On 
Desert Session - Move Together 
T0SS3R (NZ) - FLEECE 
Kraak & Smaak ft. imugi - Sommeron
BENEE ft. Jack Berry (NZ) - Drifitng
Groove Armada - Superstylin' 
Major Lazer - Hold The Party Line (Disasteradio RMX)
The Rothmans (DN) - Seymour
Methyl Ethyl - Ubu
nic and reuben - BIG wow 
IDLES - Mercedes Marxist 
Negative Nancies (DN) - I Wish 
Marlon Williams ft. The Pou Tiriao Singers (DN) - Make Way For Love
Crumb - Locket
Loyle Carner - Still
Ryan Hendriks (NZ) -  Sold Out (Soul Doubts) 
Canopy Layer (NZ) - Dreaming of Elvis
Mitski - Nobody 
Vapour & Shape (NZ) - Catchpool 
DEYO - Digital 
Ariel Pink - Baby
Arjuna Oakes (NZ) - Lost 
Savages - She Will

WEDNESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2019
COSMIC Wednesday Drive w./ Christina

negaive nancies (dn) - i wish 
sulfate (nz)  - cyclone. pt 2
the veils (nz) - low lays the devil 
princess nokia - your eyes are bleeding
secret knives (nz) - spinning top
raiza biza (nz) - trouble
angel olsen - all mirrors
unitone hi fi (nz) - amateur ft co co solid 
purple pilgrims (nz) - thru evry cell
jon lemmon ft merianbad -here we begin 
mermaidens (nz) - millennia   
karnan saba & hone be good (nz) - rona
broods (nz) - peach (bad sounds rmx)
israeli chicks  - leisure
jim- e stack - reassurring 
alex lahey - you don't think you like people like me
fabulous arabia (nz) - henry
bromolaine - sipping dust 
jonathan bree (nz) - blur 
rei (nz) - tumeke 
alien weaponry (nz) - rauputu 
kim gordon - air bnb 
lykke li - so sad so sexy
women - black rice 
gloria vale (nz) - bob tilton told me so 
fka twigs - sad day 
seoul - haunt/ a light
benee ft jack berry (nz) - drifting
atoms for peace - defualt 
french for rabbits (nz) - middle of the house
clicks (nz) - white mail 
cherry (nz) - write a letter 
the black angels - yellow elevator #2
paploco (nz) - bye for now 
jupiter project & mac mylo (nz) - burn f. lil trigarow,  m.e.z & times x two
the japanese house - chewing cotton wool 
billie eilish - bitches broken hearts
boycush (nz) - the only one
harris (nz) - divide by zero 
shannon matthew vanya (nz) - where you are
good morning - garden
tono & the finance company (dn) - barry smith of hamilton (pikachunes remix)

 

WEDNESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2019
I Want To Be Gentle on the DARTZ

King Krule - Slush Puppy 
Yoko Zuna (NZ) ft. Team Dynamite - Revival
Sur Black - Jane Eyre
David Hasslehoff - Head On 
Ben Woods (NZ) - Lozenge 
Crumb - Locket 

Interview w/ Mackenzie Hollebon AKA Juno Is!!

Juno Is (DN) - I Want To Be Gentle
Cub Sport & Darren Hayes - I've Never Cried So Much In My Whole Life
Earth Tounge (NZ) - Astonishing Comet
Janelle Monae - Make Me Feel 
recycleifpossible (NZ) - Moonlight Cowboy 
The Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way 
Skeggs - Up In The Clouds
King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard - Big Fig Wasp 
Skux (NZ) - I Am The Explorer
Drahla - Gilded Cloud
Parquet Courts - These Boots Are Made For Walking
BENEE ft. Jack Berry (NZ) - Drifted
Free Nationals (ft. Chronixx) - Eternal Light

Interview w/ Crispy from DARTZ!!

DARTZ (NZ) - 40 Riddiford Ravers (Liam K. Swiggs Remix)
bLAck pARty - Dancing 
Bad Sav (DN) - Ruiners
LCD Soundsystem - I Want Your Love 
O & The Mo - Supermarket Kings 
Carly Rae Jepsen - Don't Speak (No Doubt Cover)
Yung Lychee (NZ) - DON'T WANNA 
Marcus Hermit (NZ) - Meletus & Lycon
M.I.A - Paper Planes
yaeji - raingurl 
Boycrush (NZ) - Demi-Pointes
Frank Ocean - Super Rich Kids
Fielding's Best Dancers (NZ)  - Fieldings Best Dancers VS. Late Night Bongs 
Zackey Force Funk - Around My Way
Opposite Sex (DN) - Sea Shanty
SZA - Anything
Death Grips - Get Got 

WEDNESDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2019
Driving Outkast into Folk - What Have I Done

Bailey Wiley - Sugar ft. Melodownz (NZ)
Pelorus - Shelter (NZ)
bLAck pARty - Dancing
Lucky Boy^ - Can't Get Enough (NZ)
Yeremy - Swam Until I (NZ)
Coco Solid - 2 Wise 2 Wed (NZ)
Janelle Monae - Pynk ft. Grimes 
Frankie Cosmos - Floated In 

Interview w/ Maggie from The Maes - performing in Dunedin December 13th!

The Maes - Treat You Better
Chelsea Jade - Colour Sum (NZ)
Lala Lala - Destroyers
Alphabethead - Eyes Of Nothing (NZ)
The Chats - Identity Theft
Fanau Spa - River (NZ)
Dbldbl - Peach Tea (NZ)
Arthur Ahbez - The Fundamentals (NZ)
Andy Golledge - Run To The River 
Drop Dead Redhead - Warm Peach Fuzz (NZ)
UMO - Ur Life One Night (NZ)
Hahko - HOTEL-B (NZ)
MayaVanya - Rockets (Feki Rmx) (NZ)
Good Morning - Garden 
ADULT. - As You Dream ft.

Outkast Albums From Best To Worst (Really Subjective List Though)
6. Idle Wind : Best Song - Hollywood Divorce ft. Lil Wayne & Snoop Dogg
5. SPCM: Best Song - Ain't No Thang
4. Speakerboxx/The Love Below: Best Song: The Way You Move
3. Stankonia: Best Song - B.O.B
2. ATLiens: Best Song - ATLiens 
1. Aquemini: Best Song - Aquemini

SoccerPractise - Po (NZ)
Lilah - L.L. (NZ)
Eyeliner - Real Doll (NZ)
Dead Famous People - Looking At Girls (NZ)

WEDNESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2019
Top 12 Most Influential Drivers of NZ Music

Jay-Z & Kanye West - Otis 
David Hasselhoff - Head On 
Best Bets - Aerial Photograph (NZ)
Terror Of The Deep - To Your Health (Stef Animal Rmx) (Dn)
Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! - The Mint Chicks (Dn)
Clap Clap Riot - Don't Want Your Baby (NZ)
Alien Weaponry - Holding My Breath (NZ)
Grown Downz - Blisters (NZ)
 
The Future of The Welfare System under a National Takeover
 
The Pharcyde - Passin' Me By 
Ha The Unclear - Julius Caesar (NZ)
The Dutchess & The Duke - Reservoir Park 
JessB - New Era (NZ)
recycle if possible - Moonlight Cowboy (NZ)
Ben Woods - Lozenge (NZ)
BENEE - Kua Kore He Kupu/Soaked (NZ)
Dusky - Lydia
David Dallas - Caught In A Daze ft. Freddie Gibbs (NZ)
Miss June - Enemies (NZ)
The Violet-Ohs - Shultz (Dn)
 
TOP 12 NZ ALBUMS 2000-2019 
 
Based On A True Story - Fat Freddy's Drop (2005) 
Wandering Eye
Beautiful Collision - Bic Runga (2002)
Get Some Sleep 
Make Way For Love - Marlon Williams (2018) 
What's Chasing You
Designer - Aldous Harding (2019)
Zoo Eyes
Holy Smoke - Gin Wigmore (2009)
These Roses
Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! - The Mint Chicks (2006)
Walking Off A Cliff Again
I Told You I Was Freaky - Flight Of The Concords (2009)
Too Many Dicks (On The Dance Floor)
Pure Heroine - Lorde (2013)
Tennis Court
Navigator - Che Fu (2001)
Misty Frequencies
The Crusader - Scribe (2003)
Dreaming
Tu - Alien Weaponry (2018)
Whaikorero
Nobody/Everybody - Clap Clap Riot (2014)
Keep Me Up All Night
 
Vorn - Formula (NZ)
Ha The Unclear - Wallace Line (NZ)

WEDNESDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2019
COSMIC Wednesday Drive w./ Paul

Frankie Cosmos - Floated In
Beck - Blue Moon
Aldous Harding - Fixture Picture (NZ)
Iggy Pop - Gardenia
Kane Strang - Oh So Youre Off I See (Dn)
Alvvays - In Undertow
Orville Peck - Nothing Fades Like the Light
Vivian Girls - Tell The World 
Ben Woods - Good 2 Be Sleeping (NZ)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Opium Tea
Father John Misty - Ballad Of a Dying Man
Interpol - The Weekend
Fazed On A Pony - Gutter Moon (Dn)
Someone Still Loves you Boris Yeltsin - House Fire
Courtney Barnett - Depreston
P.H.F. - Huff (Ft. Emily Edrosa) (NZ)
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Parquet Courts - Mardi Gras Beads
Mermaidens - Crying In The Office (NZ)
The Garden - Egg
Angel Olson - All Mirrors
The War On Drugs - Red Eyes
Emily Fairlight - Lips Lasso (NZ)
The Mint Chicks - Bad Buzz (NZ)
Yves Tumor - Lifetime 
Sharon Van Etten - Comeback Kid
No Joy - Here Tarot Lies
Koizilla - Lazy Hazy Dayzy (Dn)
Bad Sav - Hens Teeth (Dn)
Cherry Glazzer - I Told You I'd Be With The Guys
Young Marble Giants - N.I.T.A.
Beach House - Black Car 
Connan Mockasin - Feelin' Lovely (Ft. Dev Hynes) (NZ)
Alex Cameron - Miami Memory
Jack Berry - Hollywood (Dn)
MGMT - Electric Feel
LCD Soundsystem - Dance Yrslf Clean
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor
Boycrush - Face Melt (Ft. Maderia) (NZ)
Tei Shi - Alone In The Universe
Frank Ocean - DHL
Bailey Wiley - Still On My Mind (NZ)
Ta-Ku & Wafia - Meet Me In The Middle
Flying Lotus - More (Ft. Anderson .Paak)
Serpentwithfeet - Bless Ur Heart

WEDNESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2019
Explicitly Family Friendly - Driving On Thin Ice

Flying Lotus - More ft Anderson. Paak
Kedr Livanskiy - Sgoraet (Burning Down)
The Chats - Identity Theft
Vampire Weekend - Sympathy
Marlin's Dreaming - Funeral Service (Dn)
Coco Solid - 2 Wise 2 Wed (NZ)
HAIM - Summer Girl 
Ross From Friends - Ple Blue Dot (NZ)
Fimo - Sugar Soap (NZ)
Groeni - Hedre (NZ)
Parquet Courts - Tenderness 
Race Banyon - What Are We Doing ft. TY Dolla Sign (NZ)
DARTZ - 4:00 AM (NZ)
Cub Sport, Darren Hayes - I Never Cried So Much In My Whole Life 
Lawrence Arabia - One Unique Creature (NZ)
Danny Brown - When It Rain 
Polo - Caught Out There (NZ)
BADBADNOTGOOD - Lavender ft. Snoop Dogg (Nightfall Rmx)
Yolk - Lovers Of Life (NZ)
Goldlink x Hare Squead - Herside Story
BADBADNOTGOOD - Time Moves Slow ft. Sam Herring 
UMO - Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark) (NZ)
Floating Points - Nectarines 
Onanon - Exploding Hearts (Dn)
Goodspace - Underneath 
recycle if possible - Moonlight Cowboy (NZ)
Animal Collective - FloriDada
Tyler The Creator - GONE GONE THANK YOU 
MYNN - Kill Me (NZ)
Bad Friend - Panic Attack (NZ)
Eazy E - I'd Rather F*** With You (Clean Version)
Tim Guy - You Bring The Gold (NZ)
Synthetic Children - Governance Fantasy (NZ)
Waxahatchee - Bonfire 
Green Grove - Time (NZ)
Bespin - Waking Dream (NZ)