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Good Fortune: Talking Inside Music And Tasteful Collabs With CHAI

“[Wink] is a perfect tasting course… a full tasting course”

Over three albums, Japanese punk act CHAI have brought a high-energy blend of punk, RnB and dance music together while deconstructing the standards…

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Radio Marinara: The Future Of Flinders Pier

Flinders Pier, located on the Eastern side of the Mornington Peninsula, is one of Victoria’s most iconic wooden piers. A working local port, it's home to local marine life including the endangered Weedy…

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The Glasshouse: Yalinguth: Indigenous Stories of Gertrude Street

Yalinguth means “yesterday” in Woi Wurrung. It's also the name of a new app that uses sound-based augmented reality to connect the land of Fitzroy with the stories of its First Peoples as…

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Out On The Patio: Baker Boy On Working With G-Flip And New Album Gela

Baker Boy joins Monique on Out On The Patio to chat about ‘My Mind’, his brand new single featuring Melbourne pop superstar G-Flip. “‘My Mind’ is a love song for me. It’s really…

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Good Fortune: The Vovos Chat Diverse Line Ups and 'Crush' Songs

Bethany Feik and Ada Duffy of Naarm/Melbourne outfit, The Vovos, catch up with Jazz on Good Fortune to discuss their recently released debut album, Jana

The duo dive into their formation, how…

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Toya Delazy

Breaking And Entering: The Power of Language With Toya Delazy

The power of language is astounding – the intricacies, the history and the culture embedded within it has the ability to revolutionise thought, feeling and experience. Yet that power is so often overlooked…

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International Pop Underground: Interrogating Drama, And 'Drama', With Brazil's Rodrigo Amarante

Drama, the second solo record for Rodrigo Amarante —the 44-year-old Carioca songwriter who led the Brazilian band Los Hermanos for four albums before relocating to Los Angeles— opens with an odd overture…

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Off The Record: Worth The Wait, Vika and Linda On The 19 Year Long Journey To Their New Album

Nineteen years on from their last release, acclaimed duo Vika & Linda Bull have a forthcoming album ready for release. Joining Brian Wise on Off The Record they discuss the creation of the…

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The Grapevine: Kutcha Edwards talks Circling Time

Kutcha Edwards, A Mutti Mutti Man and singer-songwriter, broadcaster and storyteller has just released his first album in 5 years, Circling Time. Named after his preoccupation with déjà vu and the circular…

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Out on The Patio: Maple Glider Talks Through Her Critically Acclaimed Debut Album

Melbourne musician Tori Zietsch (aka Maple Glider) has been having a whirlwind time due to the response of her debut album To Enjoy Is the Only Thing, which has received praise for…

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Professor Mary-Louise McLaws

Uncommon Sense: Mary-Louise McLaws Explains The Delta variant, Herd Immunity, And Long COVID In Children And Adults

Epidemiologist Professor Mary-Louise McLaws speaks with Amy about how Australia can reach herd immunity against COVID-19 and when children should be vaccinated against the virus. She also discusses the Delta variant outbreaks, how…

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Fenn and George Wilson

Fenn & George Wilson Join Vital Bits

George Wilson of Pollyman and Fenn Wilson interview each other (in lieu of an interview) on Vital Bits. The brothers chat intimately about what music means to them, both as creators and…

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Jess Beck

Still Here: Pirra’s Jess Beck On Music and Country

Taking their name from the Lurtija word for moon, Pirra are a dance-pop group from Wollongong. Frontwoman Jess Beck calls into Still Here to chat about the origins of the group, returning to…

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Larissa Behrendt

Backstory: Pulling Threads Together With Larissa Behrendt

Larissa Behrendt’s latest novel After Story sees a mother, Della, and daughter, Jasmine, take a literary tour of England to visit the sites of Jasmine’s bookish childhood – that ultimately heals a rift…

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Al Cossar

Breakfasters: “MIFF’s Back, Baby”

MIFF Artistic Director Al Cossar joins Breakfasters to dive into the Festival's 69th program. This year will include 40 world premieres, along with over 280 films and 10 XR experiences, which “gets a…

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Anthonie Tonnon

International Pop Underground: Kiwi Crooner Anthonie Tonnon Talks Conceptual Shows & Art As Activism

With his perfect quiff and smooth tenor, Kiwi singer-songwriter Anthonie Tonnon looks and sounds a lot like a classic crooner. But the 35-year-old Dunedinite is also, in his own way, an activist.

His…

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Eat It: Alex “French Guy Cooking” On Croissants And Being A YouTube Star

On his popular YouTube channel, engineer, filmmaker and cook Alex takes an obsessive and exploratory approach to cooking. Across his 8+ years of video making, Alex has demystified and explored croissants, fried rice…

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SmartArts: Artist Maree Clarke On Major Retrospective Exhibition Ancestral Memories

Maree Clarke was helping install the first major retrospective exhibition of her work at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) when the most recent lockdown in Melbourne occurred. She says when she was…

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bumpy

The Score: Musician Bumpy Chats About Jazz, Being Clumsy And Moving To Melbourne

When deciding to pursue a solo project, proud Noongar woman Bumpy says she felt her childhood nickname was a natural choice. “Apparently [she] only had one speed when [she] was little”—clumsy, bumpy. The…

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Jeanine-Hourani

ALL CAPS: The Shifting Narrative on Palestine with Jeanine Hourani

Jeanine Hourani is a Palestinian activist, campaigner, and storyteller. She is also the director of ‘Road to Refuge’ which is an organisation that helps refugees and asylum seekers tell their stories. She joins…