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Jeff Buckley 1995 Setlist

Jeff Buckley Live at RRR and Interview with The Ghost (1995)

Jeff Buckley's only studio album Grace was released 25 year ago this month, on August 23 1994. The following year, Jeff toured Australia for the first time.

He stopped by Triple R on…

Interview
Femi Kuti on Get Down

Femi Kuti and His Son Get Down With Chris Gill

Femi Kuti’s Nigerian musical roots go back at least five generations, so he tells Get Down’s Chris Gill that he’s very keen ‘to keep the legacy of his family and their music…

Interview
Paul Kelly on Breakfasters 2019

Paul Kelly Warbles a New Tune Live on Breakfasters

Paul Kelly joins Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine to talk about his new project Thirteen Ways to Look at Birds, a collaborative song cycle which adapts works by Emily Dickinson (‘“Hope’ Is the Thing…

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Gordon Koang LTA

Gordon Koang Offers Great Life Advice and a Live Set During Out on the Patio

Gordon Koang is one of South Sudan’s biggest music stars – a household name in his home region and often hailed as ‘the King of Music’. He’s released ten albums and has racked…

Interview
Roz Ward

‘We Don’t Need It’: Safe Schools Coalition’s Roz Ward on the Upcoming Rally Against Proposed Religious Exemption Bill

Roz Ward (co-founder of  Safe Schools Coalition and rally organiser) chats to Breakfasters ahead of this Saturday’s No Right to Discriminate rally against the Federal Government's proposed Religious Discrimination legislation. Roz unpacks what…

Interview
Fred Armisen on Breakfasters

Fred Armisen: Comedy for Breakfasters (But Everyone is Welcome)

The Breakfasters crew chats with beloved comedian Fred Armisen on the eve of his Comedy for Musicians (But Everyone is Welcome), playing Thursday night at the Athenaeum. The co-creator of Portlandia talked…

Interview
Nina Kenwood Author Publicity Photo

Backstory: Why Nina Kenwood Focuses on Character over Plot

Mel chats with author Nina Kenwood, whose debut novel It Sounded Better in My Head won the 2018 Text Prize of YA and Children’s Writing. Self-describing it as a ‘book with no villains’…

Interview
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Why Australia’s Past Is Anything but History with Stan Grant on The Mission

Stan Grant is a television journalist, Indigenous and International Affairs Analyst for the ABC, and Global Affairs Professor at Griffith University. In his previous work, Stan has looked into how Australia’s democratic and…

Interview
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Lidia Thorpe Discusses the Significance of Djab Wurrung Trees for Treaty Negotiations

Greens member Lidia Thorpe calls in to talk to The Mission host, Daniel James, about the current state of affairs in Djab Wurrung. She discusses the lack of meaningful dialogue between the Victorian…

Interview
Jess Hill Book Cover

Uncommon Sense: What We Can Do About Domestic Abuse – Insights from Journalist Jess Hill

Trigger warning: domestic abuse, assault, gendered violence

Investigative journalist Jess Hill joins Uncommon Sense host Amy Mullins to discuss her new book, See What You Made Me Do: Power, Control and Domestic Abuse.

Interview
Kimberley Motley on The Grapevine

The Grapevine: Lawyer Kimberley Motley Is Fighting for Women’s Justice in Afghanistan – and Winning

Hosts of The Grapevine, Kulja and Dylan, speak to lawyer and author Kimberley Motley about her memoir Lawless, which captures her experience practicing law and advocating for legal reform as a…

Interview
Dave Lawson on Breakfasters

Dave Lawson Returns to His Breakfasters Roots (Clearly Trying to Impress Us)

Former Breakfasters host Dave Lawson tells the gang how the novelty of joining the cast of Utopia still hasn’t worn off, even as the show heads into its fourth season. Often in shots…

Interview
You Might Find Yourself Cover

Breakfasters: How a Talking Heads Song Inspired Tai Snaith’s Latest Kids Book

Tai Snaith is an artist, author, curator and fortnightly visual arts presenter on SmartArts. She was also recently short-listed in the World Illustration awards (in case you weren’t already sufficiently impressed). The…

Interview
Snout Publicity Image

LiveWire: Snout Reflect on their Career

The LiveWire crew chat to ’90s rockers Snout. Discover why they once released a hip hop album; the loneliness of touring and the price of rock n’ roll; a headbutting incident; and what…

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Alvin Chipmunks Achy Breaky Heart Disc

The Ghost Chipmunked (1993)

In 1993, two Triple R broadcasters dropped the Chipmunks version of 'Achy Breaky Heart' on air. Those broadcasters? Phil Wales (former host of Monday Mourning, Blokes You Can Trust and Byte Into

Interview
Judith Lucy on Breakfasters Radiothon 2019

Judith Lucy and Her Dodgy Cornea Join Breakfasters

If Judith Lucy can catch two trains, a tram and make it from the other side of the river to join Sarah, Daniel and Gez for an on-air appearance on Breakfasters, as…

Interview
Jen Cloher on Breakfasters Radiothon 2019

Breakfasters: Jen Cloher on Fire and Helping to Break Records

Jen Cloher joins Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine to perform live on Breakfasters and help RRR thank all the amazing people who’ve dug deep to ‘subscribe to continue’ this Radiothon.

As so many other…

Interview
Catherine Deveny on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: Comedian Catherine Deveny Runs Through the Risks of Not Subscribing

Author, stand-up comedian and unofficial Melbourne monarch Catherine Deveny joins the Breakfasters team to make some pitches to convince even the most sceptical of non-subscribing listeners. She also says a bit on how…

Interview
Banana Lounge Radiothon 2019

Dave Graney’s Radiothon Soiree

Banana Lounge Broadcasting host Dave Graney is joined by extra special guests, including TFS’ Gareth Liddiard; radio icon Tony Martin; Go-Go Sapiens, Emily Jarrett and Will Hindmarsh; and Dave’s partner Clare Moore. Tony…

Interview
Elspeth Scrine on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: Huntly’s Elspeth Scrine on Doofs, Car Radios and Triple R’s Ecosystem

Freshly back from balmy Sicily, Elspeth Scrine of local electronic R&B trio Huntly (whose LP Low Grade Buzz was Triple R’s Album of the Week in March) visits Breakfasters for a chatty Radiothon…