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Two hours of New Zealand music on vinyl. New releases, reissues and recent finds from the crate, plus an interview with Alex Bennett from the Sound Recordings record label. First broadcast on Waiheke Radio on 20 July 2013. Scroll down for the playlist Download the show, or stream below.   Counting The Beat radio show […]

This Saturday night at 8pm Waiheke Radio (re)introduces a new monthly New Zealand music feature, The KiwiAs radio show. Jeremy Brocas returns to the island airwaves with a once a month rundown of new kiwi music. The show airs on the first Saturday of each month from 8.00-9.30pm.   For more Kiwi music on Waiheke […]

  Download Counting The Beat 15 June 2013 (right click, save as) X-Ray Fiends – Tsunami, X-Ray Fiends (Sound Recordings) Orchestra of Spheres – There Is No No, Nonagonic Now (Fire Records) Wilberforces – Paradise Beach, Wilberforces (Muzai Records) Autumn Splendour – Natasha, Autumn Splendour (self released) Batrider – Drought, Batrider (self released) She’s So […]

  Counting The Beat meets Waxed on Wednesdays 6 radio show by Counting The Beat on Mixcloud   Fat Freddy’s Drop – Bohannon Dub, Silver and Gold 12" (self released) Sam Hamilton – Future Generations Will Thank Us For The Roads We Never Built, Integrifolia (Tumblingstrain) Bachelorette – Intergalactic Solitude, Isolation Loops (Drag City) X-Ray […]

Photo: Leigh Burrell On May 12th 2013 the Waiheke Choral Society performed Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor and Credo Mass at St Peter’s Church in Oneroa. The performance is introduced by conductor Richard Melville. The soloists were Sopranos: Milla Dickens and Amelia Ryman; Alto: Harriet Crampton; Tenor: Iain Tetley; Bass: George Burrell. The Piano […]

  To celebrate NZ music Month we’ve dug through the Waiheke Radio archives and uncovered some past episodes of our NZ music show Counting The Beat. Tune in at 4pm and 11pm weekdays to hear a bit of New Zealand music history as Counting the Beat explores rare, obscure and interesting kiwi tunes. We’ll also […]

Record Store Day is marked around the world, celebrating the role of independent music stores in encouraging and supporting music that goes far beyond the Top 40 options on offer at the supermarket and shopping malls. The day has also become a celebration of vinyl, with hundreds of records being released in limited editions on […]

  Counting The Beat Radio Show 16 03 13 by Counting The Beat on Mixcloud   Popstrangers – In Some Ways, Antipodes (Carpark Records) 3Ds – Teacher is Dead, Hellzapoppin’ (Flying Nun) Optimus Gryme – Common Vision (Original Mix) Jet Jaguar – European Funk Standard (Capital Recordings) Body Corporate – Bannerman Missive, Howlaround (Kingsland Vinyl […]

Listen in on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 8pm for Counting the Beat – Two hours of New Zealand music on vinyl. New kiwi music released on vinyl, recent vinyl finds and kiwi vinyl news.

Photo: NZ Herald As part of this week’s Saturday Breakfast Show on Waiheke Radio co-hosts Simon & El are offering Free Showers to everyone in the community between 8am-10am, and looking at the ‘no rain for  10 days’ weather forecast, for some of us it might well be worth taking up!   Co-host Simon said […]


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