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Bianca Valentino

Banksia: Bianca Valentino on Essay 'Against the grain: Finding meaning in punk'

Writer and editor Bianca Valentino joins Vanessa Morris on Banksia to discuss essay Against the grain: Finding meaning in punk which was published in Griffith Review 84: Attachment Styles.

Described as the catalyst…

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Tony Albert

Banksia: Kimberley Moulton and Kate ten Buuren on The Blak Infinite at RISING

Co-curators of The Blak Infinite Kimberley Moulton (Yorta Yorta) and Kate ten Buuren (Taungurung) join Vanessa Morris to talk all about this takeover of Fed Square during RISING which will see it become…

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Live Music Locator

Byte Into IT: Discover Every Gig with the Live Music Locator

Nick Thorpe is a local musician and total tech nerd. Nick and his son Ethan join Jo and Lilly on Byte Into IT to speak about 'Live Music Locator', a new online service…

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alexis wright

Indigenuity: Waanyi Writer Alexis Wright on Worldmaking in Praiseworthy

Waanyi writer Alexis Wright joins Krystal to talk about her award-winning fiction book, Praiseworthy, an epic set in the north of 'Australia' which not only won the 2024 Stella Prize but has…

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Young Jesus by Caitlin Dennis

The International Pop Underground: Young Jesus on Gardening, Grief, Guilt & Reconnecting with His Musical Past

After the release of the last Young Jesus LP, 2022's Shepherd Head, John Rossiter stepped away from his music career.

Rossiter had played in the band since high school, but after working…

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Astrophony: Douglas McDowell On Embedding Politics Into Music and Musical Sensibilities

General Vibes chats with Founder and CEO of Precious Earth Records, a musician and multi-instrumentalist, Douglas McDowell about what music inspires and influences him, to the political climate and how to embed politics…

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Astrophony: Mobeen from Sawt al Sudan On the History of Sudan's Civil War and Solidarity

General Vibes chats to Mobeen Mougadam, a student of Science at the University of Melbourne, an activist, and founding member Sawt al Sudan – a rising collective of Diaspora Sudanese people in Naarm…

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Astrophony: STONEAXE On Oceanic Creative Culture, Sonic Intelligence And Local Sound System Culture

General Vibes chats with artist, audio sculpturist, selector and organiser STONEAXE to talk about his project Mahikai Sound System. “Mahikai” meaning “greetings and welcome” in the Ambai language on Northern coast of the…

Interview
Tom-Ballard-Oslo-Davis

SmartArts: Tom Ballard’s Bringing Comedy To The West

Comedian and Footscray resident Tom Ballard drops by the studios to chat with Oslo Davis about his upcoming comedy event and fundraiser for the Vic Greens – Comedy In The West.

“I’m a

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Dan Sultan

Banksia: Dan Sultan on shows with MSO to celebrate Blackbird's 10th anniversary

Dan Sultan joins Vanessa Morris on Banksia ahead of performing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra during NAIDOC to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his album Blackbird.

Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, Dan reflected…

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Dr Amber Hart

Radiotherapy: Dr Amber Hart on Breast Health and Lactation

Miss Peri Neum and Training Wheels chat with Dr Amber Hart, a GP, breast and lactation specialist at Maternal & Infant Wellbeing Melbourne on all things to do with breasts! Breasts come in…

Interview
Vigilantonie

Constellations: Vigilantonie On What To Do If You're Crushing On Your 'Dealah'

Vigilantonie has been making waves in the Naarm pop scene for their catchy, tongue in cheek bangers. She joined Caitlin to chat about a stream of upcoming shows, and how their debut album…

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proto moro

Velvet Haze: Proto Moro's Technicolour Groove

Naarm/Melbourne 4-piece punk-funk groove outfit Proto Moro join Clara to chat about their kaleidoscopic new single "14 Days".

The band explain their unique approach to songwriting that aims to transcend genre constraints, effortlessly…

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bart willoughby

The Distant Sky: Bart Willoughby Is Still Surviving

Legendary First Nations musician Bart Willoughby joins Kate on The Distant Sky to chat about a very special evening
at Darebin Arts Centre on Sunday 19 May, presented by Songlines.

Presented in collaboration…

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Krishan & Harrison: Super-X

Culture Shock: 'Super-X' on their sophomore record "Paradise"

Harrison from local rock 'n' rollers, 'Super-X', chats to Krishan about their sophomore record "Paradise" out now on Cactus Records.

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sarah bentley

Byte Into IT: Sarah Vivienne Bentley on Inequality and the "Digital Divide"

Dan and Lilly speak with CSIRO scientist Sarah Vivienne Bentley about her research into "the digital divide", a term to describe "socially stratified" inequities in access to digital technologies. The digital divide has…

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mals

Queer View Mirror: Sophie L'Estrange on the Legal Rights of Queer Protesters

Kirby is joined by Sophie L'Estrange from Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS), a group of human rights advocates, lawyers, paralegals, and law students who advocate for people's right to protest. Besides researching and…

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Breakfasters: Mel Fulton on the Literati Glitterati Salon, a New Monthly Book Club on Triple R

Mel Fulton, host of Literati Glitterati joins the Breakfasters to talk about the show's book club launch and why radio book clubs are a low-key introduction to the world of book clubs! Kicking…

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The Score: How The Manosphere Is Influencing Kids In Australian Schools

Samira is joined by Dr Stephanie Westcott & Professor Steven Roberts (Monash Uni) for a foray into the wild online world of the Manosphere – the hodgepodge of internet communities and influencers who…

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Breakfasters: Hana Assafiri on the Audacity To Be Free

The Breakfasters team speak with beloved Melbourne icon, social justice activist and mastermind behind Moroccan Soup Bar, Hana Assafiri about her new memoir Hana: The audacity to be free. In a special…