Playlist for Off The Record – 25 May 2019
  • Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American RailroadJoe Henery & Billy Bragg
  • Born On A Bad signMagic Slim
  • When My Mama Was LivingLousisana Rad
  • Hand It OverHat Fitz And Cara Robinson
  • Will The Guns Come OutHanni El Khatib
  • Words of DecemberMalcom Holcombe
  • Cry To MeJohn Hiatt
  • Buddy and JimBuddy Millar And Jim Lauderdale
  • WildfiresJenny Mitchell
  • DefibrillationThe Barr Brothers ft. Lucius
  • WallsRaccoon Raccoon
  • Native TongueMojo JuJu
  • Bottle It InKurt Vile
  • The One I LovePaul Kelly
  • Should've Learnt My LessonRory Gallagher
  • Nothing But The DevilRory Gallagher
  • All Your LoveThe Rollingstones
  • I Listen To The NightMatt Walker With Ashley Davis
  • sleeping patternsjordie lane
  • golden magneticmama kin and spender
  • from underneath the oldjason eady
  • lie to mejonny lang
  • Living ProofBuddy Guy
  • Mary Janes Last DanceTom Petty and The Heartbreakers
  • Tobacco RoadColvin and Earle
  • Groovy BoogieLorenzo Holden and Ernie Freeman
  • On and On and On and OnUnderground Lovers
  • Love SickMariachi El Bronx
  • The Way Around The WorldMose Allison
  • You've Got To Help SomeMemphis Slim
  • Here Im IsT-Bone Walker
  • Baby Please Dont CryTony Joe White
  • Early In The MorningC.W Stonesking
  • Knights Of The Kings TableChris Jagger ft. Mick Jagger
  • One Kind FavorB.B King
  • The Asphalt & The OvalMicheal Waught
  • Winters SunLucy Wise

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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