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New Musik From The 80s

Synthpop pioneers New Musik could be described as one of the most underated bands of the 80s. Their sound was often experimental, but always commercial. New Musik left their mark on the music world with many bands seeking out the man behind the unique sound and leader Tony Mansfield went on to become a sucessful . . . → Read More: New Musik From The 80s

Go behind the scenes at Karori Sanctuary

Sunday 8 June 10am-2pm

To celebrate World Environment week, Karori Sanctuary is giving visitors a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes at their world-renowned conservation project. Try your hand at radio telemetry and go off-track with conservation staff. Find out what they feed their kaka and why they’ve got a fence like Fort Knox. . . . → Read More: Go behind the scenes at Karori Sanctuary

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Tribute

Fleetwood Mac have had several changes of personnel since the 60s and the addition of Stevie Nicks in the 70s certainly benefited from her songwriting and vocal contributions. Celebrate Stevie’s solo and group work by visiting our 80s Lunchbox Website Of The Week this week called Rooms On Fire. Find out more on The 80s . . . → Read More: Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Tribute

And now, back to our programme…

Yes, sorry folks.. a spur of the moment spurt of energy tonight saw us off air tonight whilst we moved back into our studio. Yep, the painting and decorating is complete and re-wiring is nearly finished. All going well (and if no-one gets electrocuted) there should not be any more interruptions. 🙂 Thanks for your . . . → Read More: And now, back to our programme…

Diane Likes Bon Jovi A Lot !

Bon Jovi fansite web designer Diane must rank as the number one fan of the rock band Bon Jovi. Visit her site and you’ll realise why we’ve made it our Website Of The Week all this week on The 80s Lunchbox, weekdays from midday on The Cheese.

A blast from the past.

Nik Kershaw – “The Riddle”

Original Video to this fab song! I believe this was later re-made at the studio’s request. The wall-lips scare me!

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NZ Top 10 Singles – Monday May 5th 2008


Love In This Club Usher feat. Young Jeezy


No Air Jordin Sparks feat. Chris Brown


4 Minutes Madonna feat. Justin Timberlake


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NZ Top 10 Albums – Monday May 5th 2008

1 Flight Of The Conchords Flight Of The Conchords 2 Believe Geoff Sewell 3 Rockferry Duffy 4 Beautiful Machine Shihad 5 Hard Candy Madonna 6 Back To Black: Deluxe Edition Amy Winehouse 7 Dreaming Out Loud OneRepublic 8 The Swing Sessions David Campbell 9 Third Portishead 10 Unbreakable: 2008 NZ Tour Edition Westlife

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Otis Mace and Greg Franco perform Live.

Powertool Records is proud to annouce a national acoustic tour of two of their prestigeuos artists Otis Mace (Guitar Ace) and american Greg Franco. Otis Mace is a long standing artist from NZ’s alternative music scene, having performed and recorded his angular brand of indie pop since the early 1980’s. Hit’s like ‘She Makes Me . . . → Read More: Otis Mace and Greg Franco perform Live.