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.
The Spinoff Weekly compiles the best stories of the week – an essential guide to modern life in New Zealand, emailed out on Monday evenings.