Roky Erickson

Neon Sunset: Celebrating Roky Erickson, the Godfather of Psych Rock ‘n’ Roll

Neon Sunset takes a sombre turn this week paying tribute to the late Roky Erickson. Roger Kynard ‘Roky’ Erickson was born in Dallas, Texas and became acquainted with music at an early age…

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Serving up a Blue Note Special with Producer Don Was on Stolen Moments

This week on Stolen Moments, producer and Blue Note Records president Don Was takes listeners on a journey through jazz recounting moments from his own life along the way. Don discovered jazz by…

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Radio Marinara: Seaside Scavenge Set to Pull Plastics from Frankston Shores

Bron Burton and Doctor Surf from Radio Marinara talk with Hannah Tait, local coordinator for the Seaside Scavenge in Frankston. Hannah tells us how her marine conservation and protection organisation Action For Dolphins…

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Sharon Van Etten In Conversation and Live Set at RRR

Singer/songwriter/powerhouse performer Sharon Van Etten has been doing a lot of reflecting of late. In addition to writing some incredible music, she’s been studying therapy. But it hasn’t made her prone to analysing…

Sophia Brous with Woody McDonald

The Cave: Get Ecstatic Because Supersense is Back For 2019

Sophia Brous is the Australian-born, New York-based performer curating Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic. Returning for its third year, Supersense combines a hypnotic array of dance, music and performance art to deliver…

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Online Exclusive: One And Only, Peter Perrett From The Only Ones’ Continues His Unlikely Come-back

Former frontman from The Only Ones Peter Perrett feels lucky to ‘have been a part of music when music was such an important part of people’s lives’ – a time when, for some…

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Clowns Jake Lederman on their new album ‘Nature/Nurture’

Clowns’ Jake Lederman reckons working collaboratively ‘makes for a good vibe’ both in the studio and on the road. But having The Hard-Ons as a support band at one of their gigs is…

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The Glasshouse: What Can We Learn about Diversity through Data?

Writer and academic Dr Tresa LeClerc joins Bethany Atkinson-Quinton on The Glasshouse to discuss her efforts and campaigning to find an accurate representation of First Nations writers and Writers of Colour published in…

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Byte Into IT: Watering Down Technology with the Hydra-Light

Gerry Comninos, CEO of Hydra-Light, joins Byte Into IT to demonstrate and discuss the exciting potential of water-activated technology.

The Hydra-Light harnesses the power of water and air to create a reaction between…

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Kelsey Lu on How Creating Music Connects with Others (and Birds)

We’re sad that Kelsey Lu has missed birthdays back home in the States, but we are not sad that she got time to join ­­­Areei Nur on The Rap and perform live at…

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Arek Gulbenkoglu Takes Us on a Wild Sonic Adventure on O’Tomorrow

Experimental artist Arek Gulbenkoglu joins his good old friend and host of O’Tomorrow Patrick O’Brien.

Arek chooses an eclectic array of songs for the program. The first five or so songs are soft…

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Trash Talk: How a Circular Economy Can End Our Waste Crisis

Australia’s waste crisis may continue to get worse before it gets better as many countries are now rejecting our waste exports. With nowhere for our waste to go, we are now being forced…

Shahleena Musk, Apryl Watson and Areej Nur

A Sobering Proposition on The Rap

Ahead of their Wheeler Centre event ‘Sobering Thoughts: Public Drunkenness Reform in Victoria’ tonight, Senior Lawyer at the Human Rights Law Centre Shahleena Musk and Yorta Yorta woman Apryl Watson, whose mother Tanya…

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Bill McKibben on Why Tackling Climate Denial Requires Collective Action

The pendulum of ideology swings back and forth, but the neoliberal obsession with unfettered growth has persisted for decades, contributing to what environmentalist Bill McKibben calls the ‘architecture of deceit and denial’ about…

Jen Cloher and Simona on Out on the Patio

Out On The Patio: How You Can Manage Your Music Better

Jen Cloher and Simona Castricum join Monique Sebire Out on the Patio to chat about the upcoming I Manage My Music workshop, teaching local artists the ins and outs of the Australian music…

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SmartArts: How THEM Empowers Us

THEM is a new play at La Mama’s Courthouse by playwright, poet and activist Samah Sabawi, writer of the award-winning Tales of a City by the Sea.

Samah’s writing is concerned with…

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Breakfasters: A Bite-Sized Analysis of the New State Budget

Treasurer Tim Pallass laid out the government’s state budget on Monday, which included a bunch of new taxes and reinterpreted promises. The Age’s state political correspondent Adam Carey drops by to give…

Eleanor Gordon-Smith on Uncommon Sense

Reasons to ‘Stop Being Reasonable’ with Philosopher Eleanor Gordon-Smith

When we have debates about things that have high stakes for us, people on both sides often lift the standards for what counts as good and reliable evidence. This can result in us…

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The Sand Pebbles celebrate 15 years of Ghost Transmissions on Banana Lounge Broadcasting

The Sand Pebbles have never played their album Ghost Transmissions live. Despite celebrating the album’s 15th anniversary this year, the time never felt right and half of the songs where never performed in…

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Good Fortune: June Jones Steps into a Solo Project

Two Steps On The Water are an emotional punk, folk and rock quartet from Melbourne. The band is currently on hiatus as frontwoman June Jones is working towards the release of her debut…