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Off The Record – 14 May 2022

Ry Cooder Interview Part 2. Plus the Luke Sinclair Set live in the studio.


Off The Record – 7 May 2022

Ry Cooder talks about his new album with Taj Mahal, Get On Board. Kevin Welch in the studio. Shane O'Mara and friends preview Bob's Birthday Bash.

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Off The Record – 30 April 2022

Bonnie Raitt talks about her new album, Just Like That. Andy White on his album launch.

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Off The Record – 23 April 2022

An episode of Off The Record on 23 April 2022


Off The Record – 16 April 2022

Coming to you from Bluesfest. Featuring interviews with the artists, including War & Treaty, Vika & Linda and the Hoodoo Gurus' Faulkner.


Off The Record – 9 April 2022

Alynda Segarra on Hurray For The Riff Raff's Life On Earth. Ethan Miller from Howlin' Rain, appearing at Boogie and on tour.


Off The Record – 2 April 2022

An episode of Off The Record on 2 April 2022

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Off The Record – 26 March 2022

Guitarist Charlie Sexton on the Arc Angels reunion. Steve Poltz on his new album. Andy Baylor talks about his gig at Memo.


Off The Record – 19 March 2022

An episode of Off The Record on 19 March 2022


Off The Record – 12 March 2022

From Womadelaide with festival artists plus Ash Grunwald on his new album and Matt Walker on forthcoming Lost Ragas gigs.

About this program

'More old-fashioned than ever before.' John Cooper Clarke 2007

'The older I get, the better I was!' Van Dyke Parks

A music program featuring a weekly special with news, interviews, reviews and regular local and overseas correspondents including Billy Pinnell.

Off The Record won the InPress Writers' Poll for Best Radio Program in Melbourne for 2011 and 2005 and was runner-up for 2006 and 2008!! Off The Record also won the PPCA Award for Excellence In Music Programming at the 2005 National Conference of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia for a Ry Cooder interview special about his album Chavez Ravine. The program was also a finalist in the category in 2012. A weekly one hour version of the program is broadcast on the satellite network of the CBAA to more than 45 stations across Australia.

Brian is the Founding & Editor of Rhythms Magazine (which he founded in 1992). You can visit the magazine at rhythms.com.au and read about what Brian is up to outside Triple R.

EMAIL BRIAN: brianwise@aol.com


Each April/May there is an Off The Record trip to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. What could be better than travelling to the world's best music festival and enjoying music with like-minded people? The 2019 tour to Jazz Fest is BOOKED OUT. If you wish to go on the 2020 tour please email your interest: brianwise@aol.com

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