Welcome to AFM - an online and low-powered radio station broadcasting from the Audio Foundation in Auckland NZ!
AFM features fortnightly specialist shows presented by local DJs every Sunday and Monday evenings (NZ time) and broadcasts the amazing Audio Foundation MP3 library of NZ independent & adventurous music and sound between those periods. AFM endeavours to promote and explore high quality, distinctive visions in sound from both New Zealand and beyond - please feel free to join us!
You can listen to AFM by double clicking HERE
Or by copying and pasting this address into your browser -
These links will open up AFM in your iTunes/Winamp etc automatically. (You may need to click on the downloaded .pls file to open). The station streams at 64kb/s.
You can also tune in to AFM on your radio at 88.3FM - a low-powered frequency in the heart of Auckland's CBD!
Introducing SONIC POSTCARDS - a new monthly radio programme hosted by internationally-based guest presenters broadcast on AFM! For more info on Sonic Postcards, show details, images and more please see here. Sonic Postcards is a project curated by Rachael Melanson.
Every first Saturday at 4pm on AFM: Sonic Postcards - produced by Rachael Melanson
Audio insights and responses from various artists in various locations.
More information and submission guidelines: sonicpostcards.tumblr.com
Sonic Postcards episode one, presented by Rachael Melanson (Vancouver) - Saturday 21 September, 4pm
Sonic Postcards episode two, presented by Lower Bar Collective (Mt Maunganui) - Saturday 5 October, 4pm
The fortnightly AFM programme timetable is as follows:
AFM radio shows are programmed into fortnightly blocks on Sunday and Monday evenings, running from Sunday 27 January. For up-to-date weekly info on shows please check our Facebook page. Thanks to all the amazing hosts for contributing to AFM!!!
If you wish to contact the AFM studio DJs send us a message at > firstname.lastname@example.org
Every 1st Sunday
4 - 6pm Sophie Watson & Nigel Wright - Pyramid Power
“We will be playing the High Seas' favourite music, from doo-wop to aussie rock. New stuff, old stuff, stuff with guitars, stuff with broken instruments, stuff with bleeps and bass.”
7 – 9pm Angeline Chirnside - Rough Diamonds
'Diamonds in a rhinestone world'
9 – late Liz Maw & Andrew Mcleod - First Sundays For Satan
Andrew Mcleod - “I'll play mostly fake world music and pseudo metal. and some of my own crap. Liz will cast an overview and make it all not so crap”
Every 1st Monday
4 – 6pm Luke Florian - Raw Chicken Radio
“it's just like what ever my buzz is at the time..”
6 – 7pm Dorian Noval – Life Is A Pigsty
“Selena Gomez dumped Justin Bieber just for smoking pot, hopefully I can help his pain ease @justinbieber”
7 – 9pm Lucy Beeler - Sixteen and Fragrant
Sixteen and Fragrant showcases internet based artists and songs from an array of electronic, techno, trap, chillwave, house etc etc.
9 – 10pm Mark Wundercastle - The Doof
Come on a journey of cosmic proportion as we look back on the last 30 years of dance music. Each fort night Mark Wundercastle will take you on a ride of definitive dance tracks that have influenced both the electronic world and Wundercastle.
Every 2nd Sunday
4-5pm Rose Miller - At Home With Rose
A bi-weekly broadcast from the one and only Rose Miller!
5-7pm Beth Ducklingmonster - RADIO COLA SUNDAY HORRORS
Cola your Sunday cure. Spooky sounds, acetates to set your fangs on edge, dirge purge ans screams of the weekend been.
7 – 9pm Liam Kiely - show name tba.
9pm - late Special Guest show
Take a sonic journey with our special guest presenters!
Every 2nd Monday
4 – 6pm Mickey Hamilton - The Japanese Underground
Japan's nasty underside as seen through the eyes of psychedelia noise punk trash & space rock. Forget what you know and prepare for a visceral journey into the thumping neon world of Acid Mother Temple, the violent Tokyo University noise rebellion, 70's punk and glam scenes of Osaka, and all the wonderful and horrible moments between - welcome to an immersive and mind--bending experience into sub-cult Japan.
6pm – 8pm Jeff Henderson – Feeding Habits
Food for your brain courtesy of Jeff Henderson!!
8pm - late Lisandru Grigorut - EEYAAY
Exploring the depths of underground bass culture and chip culture with some more known (but skewed) bass music.
Also underlining the relationship between modern EDM, older EDM, and noise music.
Guests will be interviewed on these topics.
All uploaded radio shows will be archived HERE
The AFM playlist:
During times when there are no shows (late Monday evenings to 4pm Sundays) we broadcast the spectacular Audio Foundation MP3 library of NZ independant & adventurous music & sound on shuffle - encompassing free noise, low-fi pop, experimental electronics, interstellar jazz freakouts, outsider folk, microfocused drones, mind-expanding field recordings, post-internet hypnogogia, subterranean metal and so much more, over 55 days worth of music!!! Information on what artist and track is playing will show automatically in your player (iTunes, Winamp, etc). The full library list of artists & albums is amazing and online, check it out:
AFM playlist / Audio Foundation MP3 library (by artist, then album)
We plan to broadcast selected live events at the Audio Foundation via AFM - stay tuned for details!
For more info/inquiries please contact email@example.com
Station Manager - Chris Cudby
Special thanks to Zoe Drayton, Pat Kraus, Jamie Connor & Kermath Davies for technical advice and to Mark Wundercastle and Andrew McLeod for their generous loan of radio gear.