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ONEMAIL 18 - 14/5/09

Onemail 14/5/09
SwineFlu?...Global Recession?...may as well Vulcan Nerve Pinch yourself because it’s all getting a bit lame. Here at Radio One we endeavor to shake the hype & keep it real. Realer than Reel to Reel.
Next week is NZ Music week here at Radio One. We’re going apeshit crazy with local tunes, Live to Airs and crazy shenanigans. Check the action below.

Tim Couch & The 40 Hour Famine Streaming Live

Tim Couch boldly goes where no Drive host has ever gone before when he gets his World Vision 40 hour challenge on (starting today at 6pm). Tim dons a Sumo suit and hooks up the Playstation for a solid 40 – pushing the mental dexterity of his brain & hands to the outer thresholds. It’s all for an amazing cause. Head along to Tim’s sponsorship page - - and throw some love & dollar$ his way.
Go to & check the video stream of Tim’s challenge come 6pm tonight (Thursday the 14th of May). Thanks to our pals at Harvey Norman for supplying the PS2 & to Big Ups for the Sumo suit. We’ll be auctioning off the Playstation come Monday...with Tim Couch’s sweaty DNA included on the buttons. Get behind the cause...sponsor Tim &follow the challenge... Tiger Uppercut styles!!!

NZ MUSIC WEEK AT THE ONE / 18th – 24th May
All next week Radio One is set to the key of rare flightless indigenous bird music. That 100% NZ sounds coming out of your speaker from Monday the 18th of May through to Sunday the 24th. God created the world in seven days – Radio One plans to do much more! Introducing the BALCONY SESSIONS – live performances from the ledge of the Radio One Balcony of the OUSA Building at 1pm each day. Getting jiggy all through the week we have SoNic Smith, Sharkweek, Murderbike, & Haunted Love. Come 7pm each night the Radio One Recording Studio gets its fair share with LIVE TO EARS from some of Dunedin’s most exciting current acts, including Mountain Eater, A.J Sharma, Sewage, Brains & Bad Sav.
Be sure to set the fm dial to 91fm at the said times, or for the full-on multimedia experience, head along to our homepage &embed that stuff into your system with the live audio/video stream.

On The Horizon - Pages From Dunedin
Mel Parsons - Over My Shoulder
Lawrence Arabia - Chant Darling
Rhian Sheehan - Standing In Silence
The Mint Chicks - Screens
Lisa Crawley - Hello, Goodbye and Everything In Between
Spartacus R - When The Fever Takes Hold
Three Copies of Real Groove Magazine + 3D Glasses
Five Tickets to Fly My Pretties at Sammy's on the 29th May
Two New Zealand Music Month Prize Packs

Charlie B aka OPTIMUS GRYME is a self taught producer who has been tapping away on beats for just over a decade. Over the last 2 years he has evolved into one of Aotearoa's leading Dubstep pioneers. In 2008 he released NZ's first solo Dubstep EP Annihilation Of The Ego to rave reviews. It was also the year Optimus came down for Onefest and shook the Bath St Subs like a crazy mofo. Now get ready to score his long-player, Eclipse & keep that bottom end humming throughout the winter. WIN Eclipse all next week from Monday the 18th of May at 8.15am on Breakfast.

6pm Sunday - NATURAL SELECTION – NZ GIRL BANDS w/ Hopo. This Sunday 17th May, 6 – 8pm on Radio One.
Radio One’s set of commemorative New Zealand Music Month Natural Selections continues this week with the fairer sex, as Hopo presents The New Zealand Girl Bands Natural Selection.
Join Hopo as she plays music by bands from New Zealand with girls in them. Good ones. As many all-girl bands as possible, and some with just a token chick or two, from Look Blue Go Purple to Hoopla! and back again. More than just token bass players, and 100% Fiona McDonald free. The New Zealand Girl Bands Natural Selection with Hopo, Sunday, 6-8pm, right here on Radio One, 91fm.

Results for Tuesday 12th May 2009
1. Kazaam Blam! ft. Alphabethead (NZ) – The Knucks
2. Sex With Bowie (Dn) - Unprofessional
3. Kerretta (NZ) – The Square Outside
4. Brains (Dn) – Tall Poppies
5. David Kilgour and Sam Hunt (NZ) - Chord
6. Isaac Aesili (NZ) - Stranjah
7. Lawrence Arabia (NZ) – Apple Pie Bed
8. Wilberforces (NZ) – My Mind Is In My Paws
9. Cosmic Rays of Death (NZ) – S.O.S.
10. Mulatu Astatke and The Heliocentrics - Masenqo
11. The Sproutts (NZ) – Woman, Man and Machine

Hit Picks:
Opensouls (NZ) – Hold You Close
Coco Solid (NZ) – Turtle Pizza Cadillacs ft Robin Hannibal
Vote for your favourite song on the Radio One/Poolhouse Top 11 before 5pm on Tuesday the 19th May for your chance to win this booty with your 2009 Onecard:
Yule – Aaaarrrgggh!!!
John Dryden – Wild Bill Rickets
Happy Palace – Spirit House
White Lies – To Lose My Life
Budspells – Nomadik Souls
+ the latest issue of Real Groove Magazine
Head along to to wrap your ears around last week’s chart.



*RADIO ONE, Loop, and 42 Below Present: FLY MY PRETTIES
Friday 29th May
Regent Theatre
Barnaby Weir (Black Seeds) and his new cast bring the Fly My Pretties show to Dunedin. Head to & click on the link.

OREN AMBARCHI ( Sunn O)))) ) & Expansion Bay
Thursday the 21st May
8.30pm / DPAG ground floor.
$8 with your 2009 Onecard or $10 without

THOUGHT CREATURE (Your Telepathy Video Release)
w/ local Support from Brains
Friday 22nd May
Chicks Hotel
$7 with a 2009 Onecard or $10 without.

w/ Local Support from Bad Sav
Saturday 23rd May
Chicks Hotel
$10 with your 2009 Onecard or $15 without.

w/ Entropy Trio & Julian Temple Band.
Sat 30th May Chicks Hotel, Port Chalmers
$8 w/ 2009 Onecard or $10 without


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