Radiothon On Now


Radiothon On Now


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Lisa Palermo filling in for Brian Wise.

Playlist for Off The Record – 4 January 2020
  • Ain't My Problem feat. The Teskey BrothersAsh Grunwald
  • Train to BrunswickOpelousas
  • Nobody But YouCharles Bradley
  • I'll Be GoneNorah Jones & Mavis Staples
  • Through the Morning, Through the NightRobert Plant and Alison Krauss
  • I've Had EnoughDolly Parton, Emmylou Harris & Linda Ronstadt
  • Hollywood LawnJerry Lewis
  • Summertime MamaBecca Mancari
  • Love Like WaterLeah Flanagan
  • White TrainPaul Kelly
  • Love StarvationNick Lowe
  • Happy Doing What We're DoingBrinsley Schwarz
  • LovelyRonnie Lane
  • Motorbikin'Chris Spedding
  • Where Does Love GoLukas Nelson & The Promise of The Real
  • Oscar and LucindaMegan Cooper
  • Stop This WorldChrissie Hynde
  • Lost MindMose Allison
  • Crazy BoneJohn Prine
  • Little BirdsLevon Helm
  • Remember To BreatheSturgill SImpson
  • Don't Stop HoneyR.L. Burnside
  • Please Tell Me BabyCedric Burnside
  • The Killing TImesRuth Hazleton
  • Lost My WayFenn Wilson
  • Cripple CreekThe Blackeyed Susans
  • In The Land of Make BelieveDusty Springfield
  • Korean TeaJonathan WIlson
  • Faraway LookYola
  • More RoomsWilliam Bell
  • Havana MoonGeorge Benson
  • Back in the USAMC5
  • School DaysDaddy Cool
  • Suspicious MindsSports
  • So Long, MarianneCourtney Barnett
  • I Am AwakeningLost Ragas
  • BabymanCircles Around The Sun
  • If You Could Touch Her At AllBill Callahan

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 and read about what Brian is up to outside Triple R.



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:

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