Pod on the Couch

Music
Dec 2, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Three Atlanta rappers searching for a pie and some tomato sauce

Atlanta rappers and J Cole signees J.I.D, Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot on linking up with J Cole, the Atlanta music scene and what happens when you eat a lot of Chipotle and your sewage pipe breaks.

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Music
Nov 24, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Soccerpractise's messy DIY electronica

Henry Oliver talks to Soccerpractise's Geneva Alexander-Marsters and Thom Burton.

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Music
Oct 14, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Girls Rock! Camp!

Henry Oliver talks to Billie Rogers and Jana Whitta about Girls Rock! Camp Aotearoa.

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Music
Sep 29, 2017

Pod on the Couch: live from the Silver Scrolls

Henry Oliver reports live from the Silver Scrolls with Chelsea Jade, Bic Runga and more.

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Music
Sep 19, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Spring pop music catch-up!

Henry Oliver talks to Kate Robertson and Matthew McAuley about some recent pop music highlights.

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Music
Aug 26, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Talkin’ Silver Scrolls finalists

Henry Oliver talks to Leonie Hayden and Kate Robertson about the Silver Scrolls finalists.

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Music
Aug 12, 2017

Pod on the Couch: How music ends up on TV and movies

Henry Oliver talks to Amine Ramer, a music supervisor for film and television.

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Music
Aug 1, 2017

Baynk who? Meet one of Spotify’s top five most-streamed NZ artists

Henry Oliver talks to Baynk about how to get your song streamed 8 million times.

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Music
Jul 22, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Kirin J Callinan exposes himself

This episode: Henry Oliver talks to Kirin J Callinan about his new album, Bravado, and his debut acting role in Top of the Lake.

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Music
Jun 30, 2017

Pod on the Couch: we ranked every single Flight of the Conchords song

Henry Oliver talks to Alex Casey and Madeleine Chapman about the best FOTC songs, the worst FOTC songs, and every song in between.

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Music
Jun 24, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Pop music catch-up time!

Henry Oliver talks to Kate Robertson and Calum Henderson about some recent pop music highlights.

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Music
Jun 9, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Mental health in music (+ fundraiser tonight!)

Henry Oliver talks to Peter Dickens from the Music Foundation and Matt Paul from the band Ghost Wave about mental health issues in New Zealand music.

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Music
May 28, 2017

Pod on the Couch: The Ferndale Strangler made a psych-pop album!

Henry Oliver talks to Johnny Barker about his new album.

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Music
May 13, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Ladi6 rips it up and starts again

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Henry Oliver talks to Ladi6.

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Music
May 6, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Is New Zealand Music Month broken? Can it be fixed?

Henry Oliver talks to Hussein Moses about the pros and cons of New Zealand Music Month.

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Music
Apr 29, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Equalise My Vocals, a campaign to fix New Zealand music’s gender problem

Henry Oliver talks to Coco Solid and Trixie Darko about their gender equality in music project, Equalise My Vocals.

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Music
Apr 22, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Record Store Day and the endless vinyl revival

Henry Oliver talks to Ben Howe about Record Store Day and selling LPs to teenagers.

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Music
Apr 15, 2017

Pod on the Couch: New releases and cyclone warnings

Henry Oliver plays some new releases to a bunch of people hanging around The Spinoff offices to see what they think.

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Music
Apr 8, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Remembering New Zealand’s Britpop diaspora

Henry Oliver talks to Jane Yee and Duncan Greive about their teenage Britpop obsession.

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Music
Mar 31, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Psych Fest and mind-bending New Zealand music

Zac Arnold talks about Psych Fest, a psychedelic music festival in Auckland this weekend.

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Music
Mar 25, 2017

Pod on the Couch: The Naked and Famous’ Aaron Short on his new project, Space Above

This episode: Naked and Famous keyboardist Aaron Short joins host Henry Oliver to talk about touring with Blink 182 and his new project, Space Above.

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Music
Mar 18, 2017

Pod on the Couch: The music that millions are listening to while killing zombies

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Jordan Reyne joins host Henry Oliver to talk about singing on horror video game

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Music
Mar 11, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Too much new music?

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Kate Robertson and Matthew McAuley join host Henry Oliver to talk about recent new releases.

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Music
Mar 4, 2017

The songwriters behind hits for Eminem and Calvin Harris on how pop music gets written

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: songwriters Mike Elizondo, Emily Warren, and James Newman join host Henry Oliver to talk about the modern pop songwriting process.

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Music
Feb 18, 2017

Pod on the Couch: The New Normal & LGBTQIA+ issues in music

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Will Cooper Barling and Nikolai join host Henry Oliver to talk about LGBTQIA+ issues in music.

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Music
Feb 11, 2017

Pod on the Couch: Post-Trump pop

This episode: Kate Robertson and Duncan Greive join host Henry Oliver to talk about pop music in the Trump-era.

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