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Kutcha Edwards Joins Out On The Patio

In 2016, Kutcha Edwards was nominated for the Melbourne Prize for Music. He was put up in the Sofitel “highfalutin” Hotel the city for the occasion and while getting ready for the evening…

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Breakfasters: Nazeem Hussain On The Standup Sessions

Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Victoria Together have joined forces to bring comedy-lovers The Standup Sessions, online standup from local comics to stream in lockdown. Host Nazeem Hussain tells Sarah, Gez and Daniel…

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Uncommon Sense: A Deep Time Journey Into The Underland With Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane (aka Amy Mullins’ “literary hero”) joins Uncommon Sense for an in-depth interview following the release of his latest book, Underland: A Deep Time Journey. This expansive conversation begins with a discussion…

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The Grapevine: Get The Lowdown On Next Year’s Brunswick Music Festival With Music Programmer Emily Ulman

Brunswick Music Festival was scheduled to take place just before the pandemic hit, forcing organisers to pull the plug. Now, with so much still up in the air and uncertain about the future…

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Breakfasters: Indigenous Literacy Day

Anita Heiss is a professor, poet, author and ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), a not-for-profit charity dedicated to supporting literacy skills in remote Indigenous communities by gifting books, publishing culturally appropriate…

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The Mission: Marcia Langton On Improving Cultural Heritage Law

Archeologists in the Juukan Gorge caves in Western Australia found human hair that dated back 40,000 years, the DNA from which shows that the present-day Traditional Owners, the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura…

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Birdz Joins The Rap

Acclaimed NT-born rapper and proud Murri man Birdz chats with Areej about his new single "Bagi-la-m Bargan", featured on Looky Looky Here Comes Cooky, a new documentary about Captain Cook’s arrival to…

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A Tribute To Justin Townes Earle On Twang

Very sad news came through recently that Justin Townes Earle passed away at just 38. To honour the much-loved singer-songwriter, Denise Hylands plays his unforgettable live set in the Triple R Performance Space…

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Of Clarinets And Deserts With Bing & Ruth In The Dark Room

On her overnight pop-up show The Dark Room, presenter Chelsea King chats with New York-based pianist and composer David Moore about Species, the fourth album from his ambient project Bing &amp…

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Neon Sunset: Ollie Olsen Remembers The ’70s Melbourne Music Scene And Reveals Why Whirlywirld Broke Up

Whirlywirld was a Melbourne electronic punk band led by Ollie Olsen of The Reals and Young Charlatans, who were sick of the traditional punk elements and wanted to shake things up. “We were…

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Breakfasters: Prof. Felice Jacka Talks About Her New Book ‘There’s A Zoo in My Poo’

Professor Felice Jacka is a world expert in nutritional psychiatry and gut health, and has written a book aimed at teaching kids about the connection between what you eat and how you feel…

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Twang: Corb Lund Tells Us About His New Album And What To Do if You See a Grizzly Bear

Having just put out his tenth album, Canadian country and western singer Corb Lund has spent the majority of his time during the pandemic on his ranch in the Rocky Mountains. “I’ve been…

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The Rap: Shalini Kantayya Explains How Technology Is Not Above Racial Bias

Shalini Kantayya joins Areej to chat about her documentary Coded Bias that is featuring in the Melbourne International Film Festival (on now). She jokes that she was unable to go to parties for…

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Yessie Mosby On The Fight To Save The Torres Strait Islands From Climate Change

A lack of government action on climate change has led the people of the Torres Strait Islands to launch a class action against the government to the UN. Yessie Mosby tells Daniel about…

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Read the Room: Cultural and linguistic diversity in the Australian media landscape

Media Diversity Australia have just released “Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories?”, a new report analysing the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Australian media landscape, particularly in the television news sector. It’s…

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Breakfasters: How Director Alison Ellwood Made Her New Doco On The Go-Go’s

When the Go-Go’s signed to I.R.S. Records in 1981 they became (and still are today) the only all-female rock band to top the Billboard charts that both wrote their own songs and played…

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The Grapevine: Why Australia Must Think ‘Outside the Box’ to Free Kylie Moore-Gilbert

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, was arrested by the Iranian government in 2018 under convictions of spying. Despite the Australian government declaring these charges as “baseless”, Kylie is still detained…

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Primal Screen: Three ‘Must See’ Music Documentaries

If you’re looking for more screen goodness to stream during lockdown then you’re in luck. Music documentaries are the specific focus of this episode of Primal Screen with Paul, Sally and Flick reviewing…

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Protomartyr’s Joe Casey Joins Respect The Rock

Joe Casey from Protomartyr chats with Tadpole about the band's new album, Ultimate Success Today, as well as jazz, Detroit, and not making sourdough during lockdown.

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Uncommon Sense: The Hiroshima Cover-Up & The Reporter Who Revealed It To The World

Lesley Blume is an LA-based journalist, historian and author who has recently released Fallout: the Hiroshima cover-up and the reporter who revealed it to the worldShe joins Uncommon Sense to discuss…