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Off The Record – 20 November 2021

An episode of Off The Record on 20 November 2021


Off The Record – 13 November 2021

Tex Perkins talks about the new Fat Rubber Band album he has made with Matt Walker.


Off The Record – 6 November 2021

Billy Bragg talks about his new album, The Million Things That Never Happened.


Off The Record – 30 October 2021

Luther Russell talks about The Bootheels, his band that included Jakob Dylan in 1988.


Off The Record – 23 October 2021

An episode of Off The Record on 23 October 2021


Off The Record – 16 October 2021

An episode of Off The Record on 16 October 2021

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Off The Record – 9 October 2021

Sam Teskey on his new album Cycles. Grace Cummings talks about her new single, 'Heaven.'


Off The Record – 2 October 2021

Matt Sweeney talks about the Velvet Underground tribute album I'll Be Your Mirror. Georgia Delves on the new Georgia State Line album.


Off The Record – 25 September 2021

Adia Victoria talks about her new album A Southern Gothic. Steve Berlin on Native Sons by Los Lobos.

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Off The Record – 18 September 2021

Vika & Linda talk about their new album The Wait.

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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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