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Exclusive RDU mix by Eastern Bloc

Exclusive RDU mix by Eastern Bloc

Get TURNT with an exclusive RDU Eastern Bloc mix ahead of their gig at STRANGE BEHAVIOUR @ Strange & Co this coming Friday 29 April.

Gemma

April 27th, 2016

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UPDATED: The Green Room Spotify playlist

UPDATED: The Green Room Spotify playlist

Updated: The Green Room Spotify playlist with NZ electronica. Added this week: Kelsely Abaza – Amira Drax Project – Came to Me Pacific Heights – Buried By The Burden (ft Louis Baker) Follow the playlist to get fresh kiwi electronic tracks weekly. ...

Gemma

April 26th, 2016

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John and Jon Vintage Breakfast podcast

John and Jon Vintage Breakfast podcast

It’s the podcast from our Vintage Breakfast broadcast live from Canterbury Museum as part of the “Alternative Radio: RDU98.5FM since 1976” exhibition. The John and Jon show first broadcast in the 1980s on RDU (or Radio U as it was known back then). In this ...

Gemma

April 26th, 2016

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Jed Parsons + Friends

Jed Parsons + Friends

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

April 22nd, 2016

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RIP PRINCE

RIP PRINCE

GOOD NIGHT SWEET PRINCE. For actuals. The Purple Reign will live on forever. Unbeknownst to our Vintage Cuts show, this podcast celebrating Bad Boys David Bowie & Prince would prove to be more meaningful in 2016. RIP TO A LEGEND. Gone too soon.

Gemma

April 22nd, 2016

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John + Jon Vintage Breakfast rebroadcast #RDU40

John + Jon Vintage Breakfast rebroadcast #RDU40

Wanna listen back to last weeks Vintage Breakfast from John + Jon? We will be rebroadcasting who whole shebang this Saturday 23 April on ‘The Old U’ stream from 9am-12pm! To tune in click on ‘The Old U’ stream and sit back, relax and take a journey ...

Gemma

April 20th, 2016

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PLAYLIST UPDATED – Sheep Technique

PLAYLIST UPDATED – Sheep Technique

PLAYLIST UPDATED: The Sheep Technique kiwi ‪#alt‬ + ‪‎indie‬ tunes (thanks to NZ On Air Music) Added this week.. The Mint Chicks – Walking off a Cliff Again Mermaidens – Seed SCUBA DIVA – Marimba

Gemma

April 19th, 2016

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This weeks giveaways

This weeks giveaways

Here’s the list of give aways for this week! Tune in during these shows for your chance to WIN WOOOOOO. You can text in via our RDU APP, or go old school on 021 RDU 985 (021 738 985). TUESDAY 1x ticket to Om Unit this Friday – Up Again with James Dann (7:30am – 9:30am) Bag ...

Gemma

April 18th, 2016

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Phoebe Leyten

Phoebe Leyten

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

April 15th, 2016

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Bowie Waiting In The Sky

Bowie Waiting In The Sky

Watch some of the rehearsals for the BOWIE Waiting In The Sky. It’s going to be an epic event to celebrate such a legend. Happening at Isaac Theatre Royal – 19th April. Tickets from Ticketek.

Gemma

April 14th, 2016

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UPDATED: The Sheep Technique Spotify playlist

UPDATED: The Sheep Technique Spotify playlist

UPDATED: The Sheep Technique #Spotify playlist with some kiwi Alt and Indie. Churrrr to NZ On Air Music! Listen in to The Sheep Technique every Monday, 4-6pm for the best kiwi alt and indie tunes, and get a taster of the tunes they play below.

Gemma

April 12th, 2016

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This weeks giveaways

This weeks giveaways

Here’s the list of give aways for this week! Tune in during these shows for your chance to WIN WOOOOOO. You can text in via our RDU APP, or go old school on 021 RDU 985 (021 738 985). TUESDAY Bag of delicious Underground Coffee – Up Again with James Dann (7:30am – 9:30am) ...

Gemma

April 12th, 2016

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Delaney Davidson

Delaney Davidson

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

April 8th, 2016

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The Great Pomeroys Pub Quiz!

The Great Pomeroys Pub Quiz!

This April, our chosen few partner is the iconic English-Style Christchurch Pub, Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn. All good pubs have a pub quiz, so we’ve put together the Great Pomeroys Pub Quiz! Although you won’t need to school yourself up on Geography and History, and the ...

Gemma

April 6th, 2016

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Vinyl Record Cutting at Canterbury Museum

Vinyl Record Cutting at Canterbury Museum

James Meharry from In Real Life Vinyl Mastering will record a special RDU selections direct to disc in a unique performance. Cutting for RDU, each session will see a double A-side 7″ selected by the Music Director, mastered and cut to vinyl live in a special custom ...

Gemma

April 6th, 2016

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This Weeks GIVEAWAYSYAYYSAYAYAYS

This Weeks GIVEAWAYSYAYYSAYAYAYS

Here’s the list of give aways for this week! Tune in during these shows for your chance to WIN WOOOOOO. You can text in via our RDU APP, or go old school on 021 RDU 985 (021 738 985). TUESDAY Bag of delicious Underground Coffee – Up Again with James Dann (7:30am – 9:30am) ...

Gemma

April 4th, 2016

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Instant Fantasy

Instant Fantasy

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

April 1st, 2016

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Anatomy of a Song up for NZ Radio Award.

Anatomy of a Song up for NZ Radio Award.

Oh, so like, just casual but like, ANATOMY OF A SONG IS UP FOR A NZ RADIO AWARD FOR BEST MUSIC FEATURE *AIRHHOOOORRRRRNNNNNNNNN* Well done to everyone involved – and especially Spanky Moore, Johnny Pipe, James Meharry and Rachel Morton who put it together. Listen to ...

Gemma

March 31st, 2016

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Fraser Ross

Fraser Ross

RDU Live Sessions is a radio series that showcases the talents of the Christchurch music scene across a diverse range of genres and artists. Each episode is made up of two elements. A live session recording, with each artist performing four tracks at Orange Studios right ...

Gemma

March 24th, 2016

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Candice Milner – #RDULiveToAir from Canterbury Museum

Candice Milner – #RDULiveToAir from Canterbury Museum

COME ALONG to the Museum on Rolleston Ave at midday this Saturday to see Candice Milner Music perform live on the stage in the Special Exhibitions Hall. Fresh from the release of her debut single ‘Run For It’, Candice is an emerging artist with incredible promise. Part of ...

Gemma

March 24th, 2016

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