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Monika & Akuratyde | Te Ahi Top 10

Returning to the number one spot is Monika and Akuratyde with their new song Moment, featuring Christchurch vocalist Laura Hunter. Taken from their recent EP We Breathe, the track is a smooth slice of liquid Drum and Bass.

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1980 – 1989 | Now That’s What I Call RDU

In celebration of NZ Music Month, RDU 98.5FM presents Now That’s What I Call RDU, a live podcast series taking place on ‘The Morning After’ breakfast show throughout the month of May. The series aims to delve deep into the rich history and culture that has helped shape the Ōtautahi music scene to what we see today. […]

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Soft Plastics | Te Ahi Top 10

Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Soft Plastics have been beginning to make a name for themselves regularly topping student radio charts. After taking out the top spot on the latest Te Ahi Top 10, we caught up with the band to chat about how they got started, their new track and future plans.

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New to Playlist | Christchurch Music

Every week we welcome new tracks to the RDU 98.5FM playlist. Here are a few of the tunes hailing from Ōtautahi that have graced the airwaves this week. Check out the RDU Gig Guide to spot when these artists are playing live locally! 2XM & Neil MacLeod – Unknow Ebb – Alloy Cassius Select & […]

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Now That’s What I Call RDU

In celebration of NZ Music Month, RDU 98.5FM kicked off a live podcast series on Monday 3rd May, taking place on ‘The Morning After’ breakfast show throughout the month of May. The series aims to delve deep into the rich history and culture that has helped shape the Ōtautahi music scene to what we see […]

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Te Ahi Top 10 | Texture

This week's winner of the Te Ahi Top 10 was local wahine DJ and Producer Texture with her emotionally charged single ‘Unconditional’. We caught up with her to chat about how the track came together, her favourite gigs and future plans.

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New to Playlist | Christchurch Music

Every week we welcome new tracks to the RDU 98.5FM playlist. Here are a few of the tunes hailing from Ōtautahi that have graced the airwaves this week. Check out the RDU Gig Guide to spot when these artists are playing live locally! Alex TZ & nku. – Afrika Ebb – Visions Cassius Select & […]



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The Morning After

7:30amRāhina | Mon

7:30amRāhina | Mon

Every weekday between 7.30 - 9.30am catch The Morning After Ben and Josh! The perfect way to start your day right after a [...]

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The Dave Cave

12:00pmRāhina | Mon

12:00pmRāhina | Mon

Let's face it. Monday's are rough. It's quite a grind recovering from all the weekend's festivities. 

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Disc Horse

3:00pmRāhina | Mon

3:00pmRāhina | Mon

A bunch of hot takes, contrarian unpopular opinions, niche genres and batshit insane episodes of music history. If you want to hear about how Steve [...]

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Monday Drive

4:00pmRāhina | Mon

4:00pmRāhina | Mon

Join Violet on Monday Drive for the ultimate RDU 98.5 FM variety show every Monday, 4-6pm! Each week we'll be counting down the SRN Top 10, playing [...]

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6:00pmRāhina | Mon

6:00pmRāhina | Mon

Making waves in the drum & bass scene is UK-born Maxwell ‘Monika’ Sweeney. Maxwell has been busy carving out a prolific portfolio over the past few [...]

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Tea Time

7:00pmRāhina | Mon

7:00pmRāhina | Mon

Journey through the years of drum and bass. Every Monday, Tea Time will take you on a ride discovering the rich history & unique storyline that has [...]

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Roots Fire Sound

8:00pmRāhina | Mon

8:00pmRāhina | Mon

Calling all sound system enthusiasts! Join Roots Fire Sound for an exploration into the underground sound. Drawing inspiration from Jamaican sound [...]

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Percy Radio

9:30pmRāhina | Mon

9:30pmRāhina | Mon

Percy Radio is a show hosted by Percy the Kid and Ultraviolet, it focuses on leftfield and cutting edge electronic music [...]

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Froth Organics

10:30pmRāhina | Mon

10:30pmRāhina | Mon

Still not over the weekend hype? Urging for a final fist pump before the week goes full ham? Tune in to the late Monday hour to quench your thirst for UK [...]

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The Recap

11:30pmRāhina | Mon

11:30pmRāhina | Mon

Looking to discover the local underground hip hop scene that thrives in Ōtautahi and Aotearoa? The Recap is the show for you. Still a community hub for [...]

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The Morning After

7:30amRātū | Tues

7:30amRātū | Tues

Every weekday between 7.30 - 9.30am catch The Morning After Ben and Josh! The perfect way to start your day right after a [...]

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MAINZ Takeover

12:00pmRātū | Tues

12:00pmRātū | Tues

The MAINZ DJ & Electronic Music Production programme, running since 2014, has been providing a steady supply of high-quality selectors to the local scene [...]

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Smoko

3:00pmRātū | Tues

3:00pmRātū | Tues

Grab a coffee and a dart, quicksmart. Welcome to Smoko. Featuring a line-up of [...]

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Tuesday Drive

4:00pmRātū | Tues

4:00pmRātū | Tues

We love music, and what music does! AKA bringing people together for a bloody good party, day or night. Interviews, banter, music news and more! Tune [...]

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Girlschool

6:00pmRātū | Tues

6:00pmRātū | Tues

Missy G rolling out the wickedest, wildest heart-pumping beats from women musicians and producers from all over the planet. New releases so hot, they've [...]

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Flammable Material

7:30pmRātū | Tues

7:30pmRātū | Tues

Bringing you a very loose use of the term 'punk' with a selection of the best and worst music gracing the scene. Your weekly taste of local and [...]

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9:00pmRātū | Tues

Aotearoa punks, have we got the show for you! "I can guarantee that my show is the most obnoxious show on RDU currently." - Host, Luke [...]

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Cacophony

10:00pmRātū | Tues

10:00pmRātū | Tues

Cacophony has been serving Antichristchurch for over three decades, providing the very best metal from NZ and abroad. Featuring news, reviews, interviews [...]

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The Morning After

7:30amRāapa | Wed

7:30amRāapa | Wed

Every weekday between 7.30 - 9.30am catch The Morning After Ben and Josh! The perfect way to start your day right after a [...]

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Woolly Yarns

3:00pmRāapa | Wed

3:00pmRāapa | Wed

Need a little help getting through hump day? Tune into Woolly Yarns with Rosie. Keeping things cosy with some mellow tunes and funky guests. 3 - 4pm, [...]

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Wednesday Drive

4:00pmRāapa | Wed

4:00pmRāapa | Wed

Purveyor of midweek hump day good times, with a focus on local and international, new and vintage indie music. You'll also find plenty of guitar-based [...]

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The Hit List | Full on Idle

6:00pmRāapa | Wed

6:00pmRāapa | Wed

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 Hosted by Hat and Leon, The Hit List [...]

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Sheep Technique

7:30pmRāapa | Wed

7:30pmRāapa | Wed

The Sheep Technique will bring you the very best of new and old New Zealand alternative and indie music scene. Unreleased obscurities, modern kiwi [...]

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Droppin’ Jewelz

9:00pmRāapa | Wed

9:00pmRāapa | Wed

Droppin' Jewelz features some truly dope underground hip-hop, unheard and unknown. Respecting the art form and going back to the roots of where it all [...]

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Club Unique

10:00pmRāapa | Wed

10:00pmRāapa | Wed

Got an interest in the global underground dance music culture? Boy, we've got the show for you! Explore the underground dance and local electronic [...]

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Dankroom

11:00pmRāapa | Wed

11:00pmRāapa | Wed

[Dank Room] adj: a dank room or underground place is unpleasant because it is cold and has walls and floors that [...]

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Among The Machines

12:00amRāpare | Thurs

12:00amRāpare | Thurs

Late night radio listeners you're in for a treat. Journey on an aural exploration looking at the relationship between man and machine and how advances in [...]

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The Morning After

7:30amRāpare | Thurs

7:30amRāpare | Thurs

Every weekday between 7.30 - 9.30am catch The Morning After Ben and Josh! The perfect way to start your day right after a [...]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Britannia

10:00amRāpare | Thurs

10:00amRāpare | Thurs

Join music lover Emma Schmanski for a look at culture and music in Ōtautahi and Aotearoa. Each week, Emma chats with a range of New Zealand creatives [...]

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The CANTA BANTA Radio Show

12:00pmRāpare | Thurs

12:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Inspired by the legacy of student media from year’s past. The CANTA BANTA Show is the official radio show of CANTA, the [...]

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Te Ahi Top 10

3:00pmRāpare | Thurs

3:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Each week we bring you your favourite kiwi tracks as voted by you on the Te Ahi Top 10! Chosen by [...]

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The 420 Show

4:00pmRāpare | Thurs

4:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Tune in for the toughest selection of reggae, dub, funk, soul, jungle, hip hop and the freshest bass music from Aotearoa and around the world! Host [...]

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Eyes Down Radio

6:00pmRāpare | Thurs

6:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Eyes Down Sound System presents Eyes Down Radio. Known for their deadly selection of dubs from the 70s to today, Eyes Down, Akcept and Headland will take [...]

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Supafly | Radio 909

8:00pmRāpare | Thurs

8:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 The Supafly agenda is to play Funk [...]

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Dubbers Anonymous

9:30pmRāpare | Thurs

9:30pmRāpare | Thurs

Subtle Sound System presents Dubbers Anonymous, a vinyl homage to the past and future sound of dubstep. New releases, promos, test presses, local dubs [...]

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Foxymoron

11:00pmRāpare | Thurs

11:00pmRāpare | Thurs

A lover of all flavours, Foxtrot is in the mix Thursday evenings 11 -12 am, showcasing some of her top picks of the week. Expect the unexpected, and be [...]

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Filthy Friday Froth

6:00amRāmere | Fri

6:00amRāmere | Fri

Get your FriYAY started the right way with the Filthy Friday Froth. Tune in for some exceptional shit chat, accompanied by a few filthy DNB tunes to get [...]

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The Morning After

7:30amRāmere | Fri

7:30amRāmere | Fri

Every weekday between 7.30 - 9.30am catch The Morning After Ben and Josh! The perfect way to start your day right after a [...]

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Fridays with DNA

9:30amRāmere | Fri

9:30amRāmere | Fri

A stone-ground blend of contemporary rock, indie, electronic and hip-hop tunes, from Aotearoa and around the world. Join Amanda and Darlene (and [...]

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TuneSoc Radio

12:00pmRāmere | Fri

12:00pmRāmere | Fri

This is the one and only radio show for Tunesoc, University of Canterbury's music club, broadcasting live from Haere-Roa. Join the gang as they chat about [...]

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The Friday Fix Up

2:00pmRāmere | Fri

2:00pmRāmere | Fri

The Friday Fix up is the light at the end of the tunnel. When you have been grinding all week and just need that little boost to pick you up for the [...]

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Friday Drive

4:00pmRāmere | Fri

4:00pmRāmere | Fri

Start your weekend the right way! 2 hours of new music, starting with the Homegrown Half Hour - 30mins of kiwi music brought to you by NZ on Air. Host, [...]

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ProgNosis | Rhythm Zone

6:00pmRāmere | Fri

6:00pmRāmere | Fri

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 ProgNosis has a heavy focus on [...]

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Metrobeatz

8:00pmRāmere | Fri

8:00pmRāmere | Fri

Tune into MetroBeatz for all your jungle requirements. Chaotic breaks, low-end pressure and endless good vibes drawing inspiration from the cultural roots [...]

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Selectah Version

9:30pmRāmere | Fri

9:30pmRāmere | Fri

Every Friday night from 9.30 – 11pm, Dubstarr will take you on a journey from old school to new. Various genres including hip hop, dancehall, grime, [...]

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Surprise Attack

11:00pmRāmere | Fri

11:00pmRāmere | Fri

A semi-spherical surprise mix of global glottal releases and post-instrumental mentalities. Surprise Attack isn't so much the next night cut-up and [...]

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Noize Kontrol Radio

12:30amRāhoroi | Sat

12:30amRāhoroi | Sat

The Noize Kontrol crew represent all things bass oriented and underground. Join ringing forward sounds from dubstep to jungle, new to old and [...]

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Hauswerk

10:00amRāhoroi | Sat

10:00amRāhoroi | Sat

With the modus operandi to provide the freshest in underground house sounds every Saturday morning, Hauswerk has always taken pride in taking things a [...]

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Hustle HiFi

12:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

12:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

A delicious blend of classic house, disco samples, fresh beats, techno treats and tracks fresh off the vine. Bringing you all the great club tracks and [...]

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The Demo Crew

2:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

2:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

Mostly vinyl, classic funk, reggae history, hip hop/breaks, soul jazz, extreme kitsch and upbeat/downbeat tunes mixed with the occasional guest. Join [...]

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The Green Room

4:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

4:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

100% New Zealand electronica show. Saturdays, 4 - 6pm! The Green Room showcases the best electronic new releases and classic tracks, interviews, news [...]

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Saturday Night Techno Jams

6:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

6:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

Tune in weekly for your Saturday Night Techno Fix, for a selection of melodic, deep, driving, rhythm grooves from across the globe. Join host Moad, [...]

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Bassfreaks

7:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

7:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

Kick start your Saturday evening with an education into some of the finest no-nonsense breakbeat flavours on offer. Drum and bass, jungle, techstep & [...]

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Formatics

9:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

9:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

Calling all drum and bass heads! Formatics brings you 90 minutes of the very best drum and bass the internet has to offer. Take the thought out of your [...]

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Sensei Sessions

10:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

10:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

Lovers of BASS and the quintessential gong, true surfers of the sine wave. Sensei Sessions is the show for you. Meta key and immersive flow, with toilet [...]

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Late Night Cuts

12:30amRātapu | Sun

12:30amRātapu | Sun

Exploring the global underground 140 scene. Showcasing new labels, producers and vinyl exclusives. Join Mujaah on his journey to 'make dubstep great [...]

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Jazz Show

9:00amRātapu | Sun

9:00amRātapu | Sun

The Jazz show brings you... you guessed it! Your weekly fix of all things jazz. Be it old, new, weird, actual or alleged. From blue bote and bossa nova to [...]

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Soundcheck

11:00amRātapu | Sun

11:00amRātapu | Sun

Every Sunday join host Mudd & guests for an evolving mix up of psych-rock and electronica exploring new releases and timeless classics. Soundcheck. [...]

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Vintage Cuts

1:00pmRātapu | Sun

1:00pmRātapu | Sun

Join us as we dust off a whole lot of old records, a few essential CDs and resurrect the odd fractured mp3 for a couple of hours of recorded music [...]

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Throwing Shapes

3:00pmRātapu | Sun

3:00pmRātapu | Sun

Throwing Shapes is the sound of a back-country road stretching into the distance; the heat shimmering off the tarmac and playing tricks with your mind. [...]

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Dubwize

4:30pmRātapu | Sun

4:30pmRātapu | Sun

The Dubwize Show is Ōtautahi's only full-spectrum reggae show and the South Island's longest-running with 20 years under the belt. Featuring the sounds of [...]

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Fostercare Radio

6:30pmRātapu | Sun

6:30pmRātapu | Sun

Calling ravers old and young. Inspired by 90s UK rave culture, pirate radio, and the very best Christchurch and NZ based DJs and producers. Jagā and [...]

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Amorphous

8:30pmRātapu | Sun

8:30pmRātapu | Sun

Electronic music for the night times. Explore beat-driven and richly textured electronic tracks with host, Garth The Donkee. Amorphous. Just great [...]

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Room D

10:30pmRātapu | Sun

10:30pmRātapu | Sun

Room D will take you on a sonic journey to the outer limits! Show genres explored include expansive electronic and industrial through to apocalyptic folk [...]

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Te Ahi Top 10

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    Alloy

    Ebb

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    Moment

    Monika & Akuratyde Feat. Laura Hunter

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    Dunes

    Shankara

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