MusicNovember 5, 2016

Podcast: Tigilau Ness, Leonie Hayden and Graham Reid on the legacy of Bob Marley in Aotearoa


The Spinoff and Spark proudly present the first episode of Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. First up: Leonie Hayden, Tigilau Ness and Graham Reid join host Duncan Greive to talk about a new tribute to Bob Marley.

Stepping in for Spinoff Music editor Henry Oliver, Spinoff editor and publisher Duncan Greive and Mana magazine editor Leonie Hayden have chat with musician and bloody full on living legend  Tigilau Ness and music critic Graham Reid. They’re both involved in the just released, long overdue, tribute album to Bob Marley–  Stir It Up: Aotearoa’s Tribute To Bob Marley. Other contributing artists include: Tiki Taane, Trinity Roots, Katchafire, House Of Shem and Aaradhna.

The foursome examine Bob Marley’s importance to the protest movement in the ’70s, Marley’s historic and influential 1979 Western Springs concert and the twist and turns Aotearoa reggae has taken over the decades since.

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The Spinoff’s music content is brought to you by our friends at Spark. Listen to Stir it Up on Spotify here.

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Mad Chapman, Editor
Aotearoa continues to adapt to a new reality and The Spinoff is right there, sorting fact from fiction to bring you the latest updates and biggest stories. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

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