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Off The Record – 27 May 2023

At JazzFest Brian spoke to Molly Tuttle on her forthcoming album and Alynda Segarra from Hurray For The Riff Raff.

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Off The Record – 20 May 2023

An episode of Off The Record on 20 May 2023

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Off The Record – 13 May 2023

Tommy McLain & CC Adcock Part 2. Rodney Crowell on his new album produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.


Off The Record – 6 May 2023

From New Orleans and JazzFest. Rickie Lee Jones on her new jazz album. Tommy McLain & CC Adcock, Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton


Off The Record – 29 April 2023

From the Old Settler's Festival in Texas.


Off The Record – 22 April 2023

An episode of Off The Record on 22 April 2023

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Off The Record – 15 April 2023

Canada's Sheepdogs, touring here next week. Dave Landreth from Bros Landreth talks about the ups and downs of their recent Bluesfest gigs.


Off The Record – 8 April 2023

Live from BluesfestMelbourne with special guest musicians. Plus an interview Lucinda Williams!


Off The Record – 1 April 2023

In the studio: Shane and Andrew from The Silversound, Melody Pool on her new EP, Andy White on his new album with Tim Finn.

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Off The Record – 25 March 2023

An episode of Off The Record on 25 March 2023

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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