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Press Colour: The Rules and Principles Of The Native Cats

Chloe Alison Escott from celebrated Hobart band The Native Cats phones into Press Colour to chat about their fifth album "The Way On Is The Way Off", a title lifted from the famous…


International Pop Underground: Colombia's Montañera Talks About Her Magnificent New Album

When María Mónica Gutiérrez moved from Bogotá to London in 2020, it was largely to pursue her masters in social work.

Her dissertation was on the use of music and singing in social…

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SmartArts: Marshmallow Laser Feast's sensory explorations

Richard speaks to Ersin Han Ersin, artist and director of London-based experiential art collective Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF), on the opening day of MLF's premiere exhibition Nature Works which runs until April 14th…


Breakfasters: Deon Gilbert on the Critically Endangered Baw Baw Frog

Deon Gilbert is a threatened species biologist at Zoos Victoria whose current PhD research is on the conservation biology and recovery of the Baw Baw frog. With only a few hundred in the…


The Score: Beź and Samira unpack Britney's memoir

You might know her as the host of Sunday night/Monday morning show Represented. Or as the powerhouse Events Producer behind Live at RRR. But did know that Beź Zewdie is also the station's…

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The Golden Age of Piracy: The Avalanches' Formative Five

Robbie Chater from iconic Australian electronic duo The Avalanches joins Tristen to share his "Formative Five", the five songs that have shaped his musical career, including J Dilla, Sonic Youth and more!

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Twang: Courtney Marie Andrews' Transient Life On The Road

Phoenix born, Nashville based Americana star Courtney Marie Andrews phones in to Twang ahead of her Australian tour with none other than Robert Ellis, which will include a huge support slot for The…

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Banksia: Tony Briggs on Typecast's Inspirit Lab and First Nations film

Yorta Yorta / Wurundjeri (Woiwurrung) man, theatre and film practitioner (Actor, Writer, Director and Producer), Typecast Company Director and Artistic Director of the Birraranga bi-annual film festival, Tony Briggs joined Vanessa Morris to…

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Banksia: Ellie Franks and Nick Currie on Fired Up: Stories Through Embers and Earth exhibition

Gubbi Gubbi / Kabi Kabi artist Ellie Franks and Yugambeh, Kuku Yalnji artist Nick Currie joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to talk all about new exhibition Fired Up: Stories Through Embers and Earth


The Grapevine: Nurse Riyad Aladassi Speaks from Block the Dock

Pro-Palestine advocates have been camped out in Port Melbourne at Block the Dock, a collective action to blockade and raise awareness about arms exports to Israel. Dylan visited the camp last week, and…

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Breaking and Entering: Xylouris White Live From The Triple R Greenroom

Ahead of some intimate shows at Meeniyan Town Hall and Brunswick Ballroom, Xylouris White swing by Breaking and Entering to chat to Lauren and Simon about their recent record The Forest In Me

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Literati Glitterati: Mick Cummins on New Novel 'So Close to Home'

Eighteen year old Aaron is creative, resourceful and addicted to heroin. Kicked out of home by his mum and living rough on the streets of South Melbourne, he dreams of getting straight and…

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Indigenuity: 'The Visitors' Revisits History

The Visitors is a radical retelling of the events of 26 January 1788 from a First Nations perspective by Jane Harrison, a descendant of the Muruwari people. Beginning as a play, The Visitors

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International Pop Underground: For Spanish Pop Duo Pipiolas, There Is No God (in Life & Love)

Were any religious conservatives to take offence that Spanish pop duo Pipiolas have called their debut LP No Hay Un Dios —'There is no God'— songwriter Paula Reyes Morillas has a message for…

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Uncommon Sense: Choreographer Tina Tarpgaard on collaborating with mealworms

Fill-in host Oliver Coleman speaks to choreographer Tina Tarpgaard ahead of Recoil Performance Group's three-day live installation event MASS—bloom explorations, on at Dancehouse from November 16th-18th.

In MASS—bloom explorations, performer Hilde Sandvold will…

The Tote

The Grapevine: Dr. Sam White On The Cultural Significance Of Melbourne’s Small Music Venues

Dr. Sam White aka “Dr. Pub”, lecturer in Creative Industries at the University of South Australia joins Dylan of The Grapevine to chat about the role of small music venues in Melbourne’s vibrant…

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Einstein A Go-Go: Dr Michalis Hadjikakou on Measuring the Environmental Impacts of Food Systems

Dr Michalis Hadjikakou is the co-director of the Planet-A research lab at Deakin University, where he specialises in developing analytical frameworks that quantify the environmental, social and economic impacts of food and land…

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Interview: Kamarra Bell-Wykes on A Daylight Connection double bill at Malthouse

Yagera Butchulla writer and director Kamarra Bel-Wykes joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to discuss a double bill by First Nations theatre company A Daylight Connection at Malthouse featuring critically acclaimed productions Whose Gonna


Eat It: Cam Hines on Seaweed, Sustainability, and Southern Seagreens

Cam Hines co-founded Mountain Goat Beer, but has departed brewery life for seaweed life. He joins Cam and Matt to talk about his new venture, Southern Seagreens, whose primary focus is to grow…

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Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Attention Scan Guided Meditation

Sophie Miles offers a guided meditation for listeners in these heartbreaking times. Take time to sit and ask the question 'How can I help?'.