13th Floor New Music Podcast
Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips
Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning American Legends The Flaming Lips release their 21st studio album, AMERICAN HEAD via Warner Records. The album is comprised of thirteen new cinematic tracks, produced by longtime collaborator Dave Fridmann and The Lips. Among them, 'God...
The War and Treaty: Hearts Town
Tanya Blount Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. – the husband-and-wife musical duo known as The War And Treaty – have released “Hearts Town,” the title track from their eagerly-anticipated new album, out September 25. “Hearts Town,” a sprawling and symphonic paean to the...
IDLES (UK) Release Third Album: Ultra Mono
British band IDLES has been causing a stir ever since the release of their debut album, Brutalism in 2017. The follow-up, 2018's Joy As The Art Of Resistance earned the band a Mercury Prize nomination. Now, with their third album, Ultra Mono about to be released,...
13th Floor New Music
Interviews with artists from around the world – often timed the to align with their newest album releases. Hosted by New Zealand based American Marty Duda. A joint production of The 13th Floor and WorldPodcasts.com
Before moving himself and his family to New Zealand in 1994, Marty was very involved in various US music ventures dating back to the early 1970s. These including hosting a radio show, The Roots Of Rock & Roll, on WCMF-FM for many years, producing an early music television show (After Hours) in the early 80s and running a record label (also After Hours) until 1994.
Once he landed in Auckland, Marty got stuck into the local scene writing reviews and features for Rip IT Up, Real Groove and any number of publications before becoming a music programme producer for RNZ in 2001. In addition to interviewing an endless stream of local and international artists and presenting an “Artist Of The Week” on Nine To Noon for many years, Marty was awarded “Best New Zealand Produced Music Feature in 2004 at the NZ Radio Awards for his 12-part feature “The Pioneering Rhythm & Blues Record Labels of the 1940s & 50s”.