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The Rap: Shalini Kantayya Explains How Technology Is Not Above Racial Bias

Shalini Kantayya joins Areej to chat about her documentary Coded Bias that is featuring in the Melbourne International Film Festival (on now). She jokes that she was unable to go to parties for…

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Breakfasters: How Director Alison Ellwood Made Her New Doco On The Go-Go’s

When the Go-Go’s signed to I.R.S. Records in 1981 they became (and still are today) the only all-female rock band to top the Billboard charts that both wrote their own songs and played…

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The Grapevine: Why Australia Must Think ‘Outside the Box’ to Free Kylie Moore-Gilbert

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, was arrested by the Iranian government in 2018 under convictions of spying. Despite the Australian government declaring these charges as “baseless”, Kylie is still detained…

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Primal Screen: Three ‘Must See’ Music Documentaries

If you’re looking for more screen goodness to stream during lockdown then you’re in luck. Music documentaries are the specific focus of this episode of Primal Screen with Paul, Sally and Flick reviewing…

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Protomartyr’s Joe Casey Joins Respect The Rock

Joe Casey from Protomartyr chats with Tadpole about the band's new album, Ultimate Success Today, as well as jazz, Detroit, and not making sourdough during lockdown.

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Uncommon Sense: Escalating Gender Inequality In The Wake Of COVID-19

“Women are copping it on every level – there isn’t really a space in the labour market you can say women are doing as good as before.” Alison Pennington, Senior Economist at the…

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Double Bounce: No Pressure, Just Playing With Jim White

Some say Jim White is a “serial collaborator”. He sees it as unintentional, saying he does not purposefully seek out many different projects, just enjoys the opportunities. The local drummer and songwriter has…

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Out On The Patio: Clap Your Hands And Don’t Keep Quiet With Gordon Koang

Gordon Koang’s new LP Unity is his eleventh studio album and the first to be released since he gained Australian residency in 2019. Gordon joins Mon to chat about this week’s Album Of…

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From Mince To Household Name: John Wood Joins Breakfasters To Discuss His New Memoir

Gold Logie-winning actor, script-writer and all-round Australian icon John Wood speaks to Daniel, Sarah and Gez about his memoir How I Clawed My Way To The Middle – an account of how a…

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Uncommon Sense: The Hiroshima Cover-Up & The Reporter Who Revealed It To The World

Lesley Blume is an LA-based journalist, historian and author who has recently released Fallout: the Hiroshima cover-up and the reporter who revealed it to the worldShe joins Uncommon Sense to discuss…

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Dr Andi Reflects On Her Years Steering ‘Einstein’

In this online-only special interview with Triple R Talks Producer Elizabeth McCarthy, Dr. Andi reflects on her innings as anchor of Einstein A Go Go. Andi talks about why she loved being…

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Never Mind The Beat Orgy

Steve Cross recreates Johnny Rotten’s playlist from his takeover of a show on London’s Capitol Radio on 16 July 1977. Says Steve, “If you’ve never heard his selection of tunes, I think you’ll…

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The Grapevine: Scrutinising The Powers Of The New COVID-19 Advisory Board

At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis in Australia, the Prime Minister hand-picked members for a new COVID-19 Coordination Commission, whose role was to ensure the proper functioning of national supply chains for…

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Off The Record: All The Good Times With Gillian And David

Nearly a quarter of a century has seen Nashville Americana and folk legends Gillian Welch and David Rawlings working together, releasing seven albums as a duo and working on one another’s solo records…

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Neon Sunset: Discover The New Live Stooges Album That Changes What You Know About The Stooges

For 50 years, an urban legend has told that Iggy Pop fired Stooges bassist Dave Alexander after their 1970 performance at Goose Lake because Dave was too drunk to play a note, thus…

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The Australian Mood: The Meanies Talk Life In Spain And The Band’s New Record

Calling from sunny Barcelona, Link Meanie’s life at the moment couldn’t be further from life in his hometown, here in Melbourne. “It’s a lot more relaxed now,” he boasts on The Australian Mood

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Neon Sunset: Crack Cloud Discuss Their Astonishing Debut LP ‘Pain Olympics’

Vancouver’s Crack Cloud describe themselves as a collective rather than a band. There's seven of them in total, but members come in and out; bound more by their relationship to each other than…

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Breakfasters: Assessing The Impact of Covid-19 On The Local Music Scene

RMIT’s Dr. Catherine Strong is leading a Music Industry Impact Survey to try to assess the real impact that the pandemic, and its associated lockdowns, is having on all facets of the music…

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Far and Wide: Fontaines D.C. On Their New Album ‘A Hero’s Death’

Fontaines D.C. took their name from a character in The Godfather, Johnny Fontane, with the initials representing the place they met and formed: Dublin City. “We’re very serious about our music, but…

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The Glasshouse: Leah Jing McIntosh On The Liminal Magazine journey

Beth AQ talks to Founder and Editor of Liminal Magazine Leah Jing McInstosh about the Liminal journey so far. The interview spans why Liminal was first created, the community surrounding the intiative, what…