Listen to Lost memories of extinct Australian species52:5125 October 2021

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja gets on the line with ecologist and historian Benjamin Gray to talk all about his new book Extinct: Artistic Impressions of our Lost Wildlife. Grey captures 39 unique Australian species that have been lost forever or are close to extinction.

Then, Dylan speaks with singer and songwriter of Parquet Courts, Austin Brown, about the band’s new album Sympathy For Life. Dylan and Austin discuss Parquet Court’s connection to the Melbourne music scene and their plans for their new record. 

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.