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The Ghost Is in The Cave

Skull Cave – 3 October 2008

This epsiode of the Skull Cave is from 2008. Enjoy this sample of Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker keeping us all company on a Friday afternoon.

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Stephen Walker, The Age, Chris Beck

Skull Cave – 29 July 1988

Revisit some truly vintage Skull Cave from 1988, an early sample of the show (which ran for over three decades), hosted by Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker.

Stephen Walker and Patti Smith

The Ghost's Interview with Patti Smith on Skull Cave

Stephen was doubled the time he was allocated to chat to Patti Smith, back in 2008, for his iconic, long-running Triple R show Skull Cave.

In this longform interview, the pair discuss…

Roberto Bonelli on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: How Queers in Science is Challenging Conservatism in STEMM

Roberto Bonelli is a PhD student and biometrician who has recently started up Queers in Science, which is an organisation that creates support networks between queer folks in STEMM areas. Robert gives the…

Omid Tofighian and Beth AQ

The Glasshouse: Found in Translation

No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison, chronicling Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani’s detainment at Manus Island, was released in 2018; the following year it received the Victorian Prize for Literature…

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Baroness Lead Guitarist Gina on the Positive Power of Metal: Online Exclusive

Growing up, guitarist Gina Gleason was so obsessed with learning to play her instrument, she'd even bring it to the family dinner table.

She's since played with a stack of legendary musical acts…

About Bloody Time Book

Breakfasters: Respecting and Understanding Aunt Flo

Jane Bennett, menstrual educator and co-author of About Bloody Time: The Menstrual Revolution We Have to Have, speaks to Breakfasters about the phenomenon that happens to half the human population: the period…

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Sharon Van Etten on Stage

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…

Dallas Woods on The Rap

The Rap: Starting Conversations with East Kimberley’s Dallas Woods

Hailing from Wyndham in the East Kimberley, hip hop artist Dallas Woods (‘9 Times Out of 10’, ‘Chapter One’) tells Areej Nur about his musical journey. Beginning his career as a teenage dancer…

Thantologist Peter Roberts on Uncommon Sense

From Music into Silence: Returning to One’s Source

It was a work by 13th century Persian poet Rumi that provided the inspiration for Geelong businessman Peter Roberts to pack up his family and move to America to study the art of…

Luke Pearson on The Rap

IndigenousX: It’s Indigenous from Top to Bottom!

The Rap’s Areej speaks to Luke Pearson, founder and CEO of IndegenousX, a rotating Twitter account that gives voice and perspective from a constantly shifting Indigenous cast of users. Luke discusses how…

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Breakfasters: Whither Peter Dutton’s Seat of Dickson?

On 19 May the federal election cometh; which begs the question on many punters’ minds: what’s going to happen in Dickson, the seat held by Peter Dutton for the last 18 years? Crikey

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The Vovos at Rah! Rah!

Rah! Rah! – History, Context and Change: from the Wet Ones to Wetfest

This is a recording of one of the panels that took place during ‘Rah! Rah!’, a feminist punk retrospective of the last 30 years of female, femme and non-binary sounds from this city…

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Rah! Rah! Panel

Rah! Rah! – Locating Gender in Genre: a Feminist Punk Rock Sound?

This is a recording of one of the panels that took place during ‘Rah! Rah!’, a feminist punk retrospective of the last 30 years of female, femme and non-binary sounds from this city…

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Rah! Rah! – Gendered Spaces: What Happens When We Carve Out Space?

This is a recording of one of the panels that took place during ‘Rah! Rah!’, a feminist punk retrospective of the last 30 years of female, femme and non-binary sounds from this city…

George Clarke and Mia Timpano

Online Exclusive: The Benefits of Getting Your Shit Together with Deafheaven’s George Clarke in Conversation with Mia Timpano

In this longform interview with Triple R resident metalhead Mia Timpano, Deafheaven vocalist and lyricist George Clarke explains the importance of sensitivity and vulnerability in the extreme metal band’s music (‘We always felt…

Rutger Bregman on Uncommon Sense

‘People Have Much More Power Than They Realise’: How to Fix the World with Rutger Bregman on Uncommon Sense (from 2017)

If you haven’t heard of Rutger Bregman you can think of him as a kind of Robin Hood for the Influencer Age: taking from the rich and giving to the poor, one dissenting…

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David Nance on Neon Sunset

Online First: David Nance Joins Annaliese Live in the Studio

‘Usually when I write words they kinda don’t have any meaning.’

Ahead of a highly anticipated show at the Tote tonight, David Nance drops into Triple R to get real with Annaliese about…

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Rick E. Vengeance

Remembering Rick E. Vengeance

Some really sad news: former Triple R broadcaster Rick E. Vengeance passed away on Friday night. Our love and thoughts go out to his family, friends and fans. Rick was on air for…

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Walker with stereo

The Ghost Hands Over the Reins

Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker has just announced he's handing the Friday afternoon reins over to Woody McDonald, with his new program The Cave (named in honour of Stephen).

In Stephen's words: "The Skull