Zac is the Music Features Producer for Radio New Zealand. Outside of his 9-5 he devotes his time to promoting shows, watching Ru Paul’s Drag Race and listening to slap bass.
Content by Zac
Live session: He Huinga Whetū
Graduates of Toi Māori Aotearoa Pao Pao Pao are celebrating Matariki by breathing new life into the songs of Dr Hirini Melbourne.
What NZ On Air’s funding changes mean for local musicians
A Q+A with NZ On Air’s Head of Music and Radio, David Ridler.
Headquarters: Purple Pilgrims
Ethereal duo Purple Pilgrims perform 'Thru Evry Cell' at their Coromandel home.
Stomping Grounds: New Gum Sarn
Zac Arnold and one half of Auckland-four piece New Gum Sarn head up State Highway 1 to show us around their hometown.
Alex Angrignon on his new jangling indie pop project, Wormstar.
Interview: The Transistors
Music 101's Zac Arnold catches up with The Transistors following the release of their latest EP, Cuppa Jarra Brossa.
Interview: Kurt Vile
Kurt Vile chats with Music 101's Zac Arnold about what drives his passion to keep making music.
Deadboy Records: 10 years in the game
Music 101's Zac Arnold catches up the founders of Deadboy Records - two guys who are in it for the music.
Cassette Nine's MUM club night comes to end
After seven years, Cassette Nine’s MUM club night is all over. Zac Arnold talks to the personalities who brought it together.
Interview: Antagonist A.D.
Antagonist A.D's Sam Crocker on the challenge of performing night after night, when his songs are almost too personal to sing out loud.
Digging through the crates again
Flying Out talk about the challenge of opening a record store in 2015 and how they anticipate their business changing.
On the road with The Courtneys
Zac Arnold hits the road with Vancouver slacker-pop trio The Courtneys.
Auckland band Caroles talk about what inspired the change from rampage to reflection on their new album.
Live session: Seth Frightening
Seth Frightening talks to Music 101's Zac Arnold about death, the void, and his new album 'But We Love Our Brothers and Sisters'.
The secret life of music collectors
Music 101's Zac Arnold delves into the lives of people who collect musical ephemera.
Elvis in the Gardens
Zac Arnold heads to the annual Elvis in the Gardens festival to find out how six different tribute artists got all shook up.
Zac Arnold speaks to Slash and puts his own questions, and those from a series of famous NZ guitarists, to the man behind the myth.
The secret life of karaoke
Music 101’s Zac Arnold investigates how Karaoke has weaved its way from Japan into all corners of the globe.
Live Session: King Missile IV
King Missile IV joins Music 101's Zac Arnold in the studio to play some songs and discuss their legacy of oddities.
Interview: Mesa Cosa
Melbourne band Mesa Cosa discuss Australian identity, singing in both Spanish and English, and why guitar-based music is still vital.