Listen to The cultural evolution of post-punk in Urban Australia51:1426 April 2021

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan are joined by Grapevine regular guest Dave Nichols and co-editor Sophie Perillo for a special longform conversation about their new book Urban Australia and Post Punk: Exploring Dogs in Space.

A study of an influential music and the cultural scene that existed in Melbourne during the late 1970s and 80s, the release features contributions from music academics, urban planners, and cultural historians

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.