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RETROGASMIC Retro & Vintage Podcast!
36 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
MORE SONGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW WERE COVERS Se2 Ep6
"Girls just wanna have fun!" The ultimate girls night out singalong.. did you know it was originally written and sung by a man?! Another fabulous show packed with well known songs that you never realised were cover versions.. a couple that even surprised our know-it-all host!
32 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
SONGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW WERE COVERS! Se2 Ep5
"TAINTED LOVE! GREAT, I LOVE SOFT CELL!" Nope, it was a cover, and here's the original, along with six other fabulous smash hit songs you didn't realise were cover versions! If you enjoyed the show please consider leaving us a review on iTunes, or share it to you social media buddies. Thank you!
0 minutes | Jan 2, 2021
PATTERNS from the PAST! SE2 Ep4
We talk to YouTuber Stephanie Canada about some of the fascinating stories behind vintage sewing patterns and the people that collect them, and play some of her favourite music including Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee and Glenn Miller! www.backroomfinds.com
39 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
RETRO MASHUPS! Se2 Ep3.
James Brown and Michael Jackson? Frank Sinatra and Bob Marley? The Bee Gees featuring Snoop Dogg and Dr Dre? Yep, mash-ups have it all. As always delivered with panache and style by our very own Retronaut D D Deluxe! Sponsored by Rosemary.nz Custom made bowling shirts
45 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
ELVIS STYLE Se2, Ep2
We play some great Elvis tunes and chat with UK journalist and author Zoey Goto who talks about her new book "Elvis Style" and explains why Elvis is one of the world's most iconic figures. Sponsored by www.Rosemary.nz custom-made retro bowling shirts.
39 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
CHERRY DIVINE - AUSTRALIA"S ROCKABILLY PRINCESS! Se2 Ep1.
We talk to Aussie Rockabilly legend Cherry Divine about the Australian Rockabilly scene, the prejudice that still exists against women in music, midwifery and surviving COVID-19. Plus all the usual mularkey including tracks from Johnny Cooper, The Lincolns and Rusty and the Dragstrip trio. Welcome to Series two thanks to our wonderful sponsor Rosemary.nz Custom-made retro bowling shirts.
32 minutes | Dec 22, 2019
XMAS SONGS THAT SANTA FORGOT Ep36.
Our Christmas Special featuring a yuletide selection of rarities to rock your happy holiday! Tunes from The Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Dodie Stevens, Jimmy Charles and of course James Brown!
56 minutes | Dec 6, 2019
PUNK LEGEND MORAT! Ep35.
A fascinating interview with Legendary Punk Photographer, Author and Vocalist MORAT (live from Las Vegas). We talk about his novels, his art, his fetish photography and his relationship with Lemmy and Jaz Coleman, as well as playing a few of his favourite tunes.
36 minutes | Nov 24, 2019
60's PSYCHEDELIA! Ep34.
We take a trip into the Psychedelic music revolution of the late 1960's and ask "What exactly IS Psychedelic Music?. Featuring Jimi Hendrix, The Amway Dukes, 13th Floor Elevators, Blue Cheer, Sir Lord Baltimore, The Substantial Evidence, Strawberry Alarm Clock and The Castaways.
35 minutes | Nov 10, 2019
RARE FRANK SINATRA - LIVE! Ep33.
Today's show features some rare live performances by Ol' Blue Eyes. We chat with our lunatic roving reporter Winki about V8 cars and luminous shoes and review "Teenagers from Outer Space (1959). What better way to spend 35 minutes!?
32 minutes | Oct 27, 2019
DOO-WOP! The history and the music, we cram in as many tunes as we can (including some rare ones!) in a show dedicated to the close-harmony-silly-lyrics phenomena of the 1950's and early 60s.
34 minutes | Oct 13, 2019
THE AMERICAN DINER! Ep31.
The classic icon of Americana - The American Diner. It's history, the Music and art it's inspired and why this symbol of working class America still lives on, in every city in the world!
30 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
THE ROBOT MAN SPEAKS! Ep30.
We chat to Martin "The Robot Man" Horspool, about his amazing career as an artist making over 350 incredible Robots out of relics from 1950's and 60's household objects, and about his sell out show in Manhattan and his upcoming week long exhibition in Auckland starting Oct 14th. Plus music from Sid Vicious, The Velvelettes and Eddie Cochran!
37 minutes | Sep 24, 2019
ECLECTIC LADYLAND!! The life of a vintage blogger Ep29.
We talk to Eclectic Ladyland's Natasha Francois about blogging from her her art deco cinema home, play music from The Retrobaits, Wanda Jackson, The Seeds, Frank Sinatra and the B52s as well as one of the best ever vintage trivia questions!
43 minutes | Sep 13, 2019
The name is Bond, JAMES BOND! Ep28.
James Bond Trivia, Music and a fascinating interview with the Warren Ringham, musical director of the world's foremost James Bond Music Extravaganza "Q The Music"
39 minutes | Aug 27, 2019
GROUP SOUNDS! Crazy Japanese late 1960's Rock Ep27.
Sit back and listen to some of the amazing GROUP SOUNDS bands of the late 1960's that changed the face of popular music in Japan and it's experimental sound still influences bands today. Marvel as we review "Invaders from Mars" (1953) and (hopefully) be at least vaguely entertained when we chat to our eccentric roving reporter in "Where's Winki?".
41 minutes | Aug 14, 2019
BETTIE PAGE - Queen of Pinups! Ep26.
We talk in depth with Bettie Page biographer Tori Rodriguez and musician and Bettie's nephew Ron Brem. A fantastic interview with two fascinating people who reveal some amazing details about the life of this pinup legend.
50 minutes | Jul 30, 2019
ELVIS - THE KING! Ep25.
Elvis Aaron Presley. His life and music. We chat with leading Elvis Tribute artist Che Orton about life as an Elvis, and the upcoming major competition at Elvis' home, Gracelands.
41 minutes | Jul 19, 2019
SURF'S UP! Ep24
DD chats to NZ surf legends The Bull Kelp Surfers and plays a fantastic selection of instrumental surf rock from The Atlantics, The Chantays, The Surfaris and of course Dick Dale.
50 minutes | Jul 7, 2019
Sure got the Blues (part two) Ep23.
In part two of our feature on the history of "The Blues" we move into the fascinating post-war era with music and from BB King, Bo Diddley, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Willie Dixon, Walter Horton, The Yardbirds and a whole lot more.
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