Montero on Out on the Patio

Montero on Out On The Patio: There’s No Place Like Home

Ben Montero, beloved local popster and self-described ‘doodle bug’ (whose work features in the latest edition of The Trip), visits Monique after an appearance at the Supernatural to discuss his newest LP…

Roadshow Deluxe Tour

The Pinball Game that Inspired a Country Music Tour, on Twang

What happens when three singer/songwriters get together to play some pinball? They create a variety country music tour, of course! Ben Mastwyk and Rose Zita Falko join Twang to chat about The Roadshow…

Melbourne Ska Orchestra on The Good, The Dub and The Global

52 songs in 52 weeks: Melbourne Ska Orchestra Celebrates 15 years

From their humble beginnings trying to figure out how many horn players they could get playing on one stage, the enormous Melbourne Ska Orchestra are now celebrating their 15 year anniversary. As a…

Tzu Sing

How Martial Arts and Traditional Chinese Instruments Inspire DJ Tzusing, on Double Bounce

Taipei-based producer and DJ Tzusing finds inspiration in traditional Chinese instruments, tales of martial arts masters, and his upbringing in different cities. He swings by ahead of his set at Unsound Festival to…

Blak Brow

Breakfasters: What You Can Expect to Find in the Blak Brow

A few months back, Melbourne literary journal The Lifted Brow issued a statement which acknowledged that their existing team and contributors were too white. So, for their latest issue, Blak Brow, the existing…

Banksy Brexit

To Brexit or Not to Brexit, That is the Question, on Uncommon Sense

Philomena Murray from Melbourne University’s School of Social and Political Sciences joins Uncommon Sense to talk about the European Union and what the current situation is with Brexit. Going into more detail about…

Eddie Kramer

Love Jimi Hendrix? Here’s What to Expect from Electric Ladyland Remastered, on Off The Record

Renowned sound engineer Eddie Kramer joins Off The Record to discuss Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland digital re-release in time for its 50-year anniversary. Having produced and engineered tracks for many well-known artists, Eddie…

Kids Across Australia Strike for Climate Action

Stepping Up the Fight Against Adani and the Australian Government, on The Grapevine

‘This campaign resonates with people because [they] are feeling the impacts of climate change now.’ Senior Campaigner at the Australian Conservation Foundation Christian Slattery phones in to The Grapevine to give an update…

Kristy Harris on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: What It Takes to Be a Champion Boxer

Kristy Harris was already training for competition at 16 years of age. Fast forward nearly a decade and the Geelong-born flyweight is now a bronze medal winner from last month’s AIBA Women’s Boxing…

Frida Kahlo Photos Exhibition

Bendigo Art Gallery’s Treasure Trove of Frida Kahlo’s Photos, on SmartArts

Leanne Fitzgibbon, senior curator for Bendigo Art Gallery, chats to Richard about their new, exclusive exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Her Photos. Featuring 257 of Frida’s vast collection of photographs, the exhibit reveals even…

Bob Brown on Breakfasters

What Retirement? Bob Brown Discusses Wild Places on Breakfasters

Former Greens senator Bob Brown and his partner Paul Thomas spent three months travelling south and west Australia’s most biodiverse wilderness areas. The new photography book, Green Nomads: Wild Places, is the…

Asylum is a Right

How to Seek Asylum with Noosheen Mogadam

Today is World Human Rights Day. To recognise the fundamental right to seek asylum the Breakfasters are joined by Noosheen Mogadam, Senior Lawyer at the ASRC, who runs us through the procedures and…


How Kids’ Attitudes Towards Plastic are Changing on Radio Marinara

‘It’s estimated that 800 million pieces of plastic enter Port Phillip Bay every year. This is a staggering problem that people are really starting to wake up to.’ EarthEcho Co-founder Philippe Cousteau chats…

Jess Rebeiro on Neon Sunset

Jess Ribeiro/Ginger Hair: Collab of the Year on Neon Sunset

Melbourne musician Jess Ribeiro drops by during Neon Sunset’s last show of the year to tell Annaliese about all the wonderful things she’s been doing in the lead up to the release…

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Pete Shelley

The Passing of a Buzzcock: The Legacy of Pete Shelley

Pete Shelley, best known as the lead singer and principal songwriter for influential UK band Buzzcocks, has died on December 6 2018. Pete’s influence on punk, new wave and electro music is substantial…

Indie Comic Con 2018 Logo

Max Headroom: The Lowdown On This Weekend's Indie Comic Con 2018

Zoran explores the local comic scene, talking everything Indie Comic Con for this year - workshops, warts and all.

Organiser Nathan Onias, drops by for a chat to say why it's important for…

Panda Bear on Breaking and Entering

Breaking And Entering: Panda Bear Talks New Album Buoys

Noah Lennox, aka Panda Bear, has always had an affinity with the ocean, he says. That's why his latest album has him heading home to the seaside.

He talks to Lauren and Simon…

Kylie Auldist on Get Down

Get Down: Kylie Auldist On Her New Vinyl Pressing

Called the greatest Australian record of all time, Just Say finally gets the vinyl pressing it so deserves.

Ten years on, Kylie Auldist reflects on its launch night at the Corner a decade…

June Thomas on The Glasshouse

What Makes a Great Podcast with Slate’s June Thomas on The Glasshouse

Beth AQ speaks to June Thomas, senior managing producer of the Slate Podcast Network, who was in town this week to judge The Wheeler Centre’s 2018 So You Think You Can Pod contest…

Thando on Out on the Patio Dec 2018

Why Thando Uses Art to Make Political Statements on Out on the Patio

Beloved soul singer, songwriter and actor Thando Sikwila speaks to Monique about flexing her hip-hop chops, using her art to make political statements, and her end-of-year celebration to launch her new single ‘Happy’…