Alex Bleeker On The Dark Room

Real Estate Head Into The Dark Room

Chelsea King, host of overnight pop-up show The Dark Room, talks to Alex Bleeker from highly acclaimed outfit Real Estate about the release of their new EP, Half A Human. They…

Green Your Noise

Out On The Patio: Green Your Noise Explained

Musicians Acacia Coates from Pinch Points and Winnie McQuinn from Sunfruits are conscious of the carbon footprint that the touring lifestyle causes – driving and flying around Australia and putting on events. They…


Still Here: Barkaa On The Healing Power Of Rap

Only a year into her rap career, Malyangapa and Barkindji rapper Barkaa has already made a name for herself with her powerful delivery and lyrics. Calling in to Still Here, she talks…

Veronica Gorrie

The Mission: Gunai/Kurnai Author Veronica Gorrie On Her New Book, Black and Blue

Black and Blue is the remarkable story of Gunai/Kurnai woman Veronica Gorrie who worked as a police officer and fought for justice from within a system that attacks and kills our people on…

Duane Denison

The Golden Age of Piracy: Tomahawks’ Duane Denison Shares His Formative Five

Duane Denison from American band The Jesus Lizard joins Tristen to share five of the tracks that have influenced him over his extensive career. The guitarist is also in super-group Tomahawk, who have…

Byte Into It

Byte Into IT: Understanding The Environmental Impacts Of Blockchain

It’s easy to think that cryptocurrencies have minimal impact on the environment as they don’t require printing of anything physical. However, Professor Yang Xiang joins the Byte Into IT crew to explain the…

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Dry Cleaning On Breaking And Entering

Dry Cleaning, the band behind Triple R’s recent Album Of The Week, New Long Leg, join Simon Winkler and Lauren Taylor. They tell us about first meeting in a pub, making music…

Special Program

Mooncake Guest Mix: Drexler's Dreamy Classical Collection

Mooncake delivers another extraordinary guest mix, this time from ex-Sydney, London-based classical composer and producer Drexler. Drexler kicks off this collection of songs with his piece entitled "Lightness" followed by his favourite modern…

Lillian Mwanri

The Score: Negotiating Identity With Researcher Lillian Mwanri

Flinders University researcher Lillian Mwanri recently conducted a study exploring how young African refugees “define their identity and how they define their belonging in Australia”. Some arrive unaccompanied as minors and may have…

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SmartArts: Discover Yirramboi Festival With Creative Director Caroline Martin

Yirramboi means tomorrow in Boonwurrung and Woi Wurrung language and is the name of Australia’s only First Nations-led arts festival showcasing a wide breadth of talent and creativity, with over 150 events and…

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Desire Lines: Understanding The Roots With SG Lewis

Landing an appearance on late night American TV – in this case, The Late Late Show with James Corden – is a pretty big deal. One that SG Lewis can now add to…

Valerie June

Off The Record: Valerie June Talks Dreams, Medicine And New Music

Country singer-songwriter Valerie June has just released The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers, a collection of what she calls “prescriptions”: art that soothes and heals. She tells Brian Wise all about…

Housewife's Choice

The Good, The Dub & The Global: Housewife’s Choice First Sound System

The Good, The Dub & The Global’s Systa BB brings you Melbourne’s own Housewife’s Choice to talk about the return of the Sound System.

The Housewife’s Choice duo, Miss Fee and Bellyas…


Izy Joins Still Here

Neo-soul trio Izy tells Neil Morris about their debut album Irene. They discuss the album’s meaning, how COVID impacted the band’s trajectory, and much more.

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Kalbells by Amanda Picotte

International Pop Underground: How Hot Yoga & Tintinnabulation Helped Kalbells Be A Band & Survive The Plague

Kalbells, an outfit founded by Kalmia Traver of Rubblebucket, has spent the past year in New York, largely in isolation. But it hasn't been as negative as that might sound.

"It's been, in…

Axolotes Mexicanos by Sharon López

International Pop Underground: Madrid's Mischievous, Manic Axolotes Mexicanos Get Sadder During Lockdown

Mischievous, manic Madrid outfit Axolotes Mexicanos began when they were high-schoolers, out to make "music that was very twee and J-pop-ish" but with lyrics that were "very aggressive". Now that they're grown-up 20-somethings…

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Respect The Rock: Wisdom From The World’s First Female Roadie

“I get in trouble with the boys, I drink with the boys, I swear with the boys.”

Respect The Rock’s Nicole Tadpole brings you the musings and memories of the world’s very…

Brijean Album Press Pic 2021

Breaking And Entering: Writing From The Subconscious With Doug And Brijean

“Can you dance to it, can you sway to it, can you groove to it?”

These are the questions that Brijean Murphy and Doug Stuart ask themselves when creating their semi-improvised sensations.


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Stolen Moments: All You Need Is Love With Prequel

Dripping with “meta nonsense” references from films ranging from Birdman to Donnie Brasco, Prequal’s music is a glorious amalgamation of genres. His debut album Love Or (I Heard You Like Heartbreak) is…

A New Normal

The Grapevine: The Benefits Of Electrifying Your Car

Electric cars are seen by many as the one of the solutions to climate change ­– a switch that people can make on an individual level that will have global impacts. But the…