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Respect The Rock: CIVIC Take To The Stage To Belatedly Launch ‘Future Forecast’

With their debut album Future Forecast released in March of this year, Melbourne rockers CIVIC were set to tear up the Croxton Bandroom in July before the pandemic reared its ugly head again…

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Local And/Or General: Good Morning Talk ‘Barnyard’

Liam and Stefan from Good Morning join Jas to talk about their new record Barnyard, their instantly hummable new song "Country" (“A New Order parody song,” as they describe it) and their…

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Spin Cycle: Meet Ngaarda Media, The Pilbara’s Indigenous Community Broadcaster

During the media storm surrounding the wrongful identification of an Indigenous man in the Cleo Smith case, Pilbara-based community broadcaster Ngaarda Media were instrumental in setting the story straight and, in doing so…

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The Australian Mood: Ash Naylor Talks Even’s New Album Reverse Light Years

Melbourne indie rock devotees Even are back with their eighth record, a double album called Reverse Light Years – a decision that band member Ash Naylor discusses with Neil Rogers. “I was mindful…

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Off The Record: Tex Perkins Introduces His New Fat Rubber Band

Calling in from his car on a newly discovered hands-free mic, Tex Perkins chats to Off The Record about his new project, The Fat Rubber Band. Formed with Matt Walker while they were…

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Breakfasters: Kate Langbroek On Her New Book ‘Ciao Bella! Six Take Italy’

Iconic former Breakfaster and media personality Kate Langbroek discusses her new book, Ciao Bella! Six Take Italy, about moving with her family to Italy. 

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Astral Glamour: On Music And Life With Alien Nosejob’s Jake Robertson

Jake Robertson joins Astral Glamour host Joe Brnadic to talk about the new Alien Nosejob album, Paint It Clear.

From his music and gigs all the way down to the songs he…

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Breakfasters: Christos Tsiolkas On New Novel ‘7 ½’

It's been a rough two years. Climate disasters, a global pandemic and political turmoil everywhere you turn. But Christos Tsiolkas returns with another novel to remind us to seek beauty amid doom. Joining…

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Off the Record: Billy Bragg On His New Record

Billy Bragg joins Brian Wise on Off The Record for a candid and wide-ranging chat about his new record, The Million Things That Never Happened. Bragg was due to come to Australia…

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Still Here: The Merindas Chat New Music And Summer Plans

Off the back of their brand-new EP Complicated, Candice and Kristel from electropop duo The Merindas call into Still Here to chat about the release. With the planned touring and promoting of…

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The Australian Mood: Yothu Yindi Biographer Matt Garrick

Northern Territory writer and journalist Matt Garrick chats to Neil Rogers about his new book on the legendary band Yothu Yindi, titled Writing In The Sand (ABC Books). As their authorised biographer, Matt…

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International Pop Underground: On Their 4th LP, Sweden's Mighty Makthaverskan Play With Colour

On their fourth album, Sweden's Makthaverskan sought to make some changes. Since forming, as teenagers, in Gothenberg in 2008, the band had perfected their sound, built on jangly guitars, a sense of yearning…

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The Mission: Lee-Anne Carter Discusses The Raise The Age Campaign

In Victoria and across Australia, children as young as ten years of age are still being sent to prison. Wiradjuri and Noongar woman Lee-Anne Carter, the Statewide Community Justice Programs Leader at the…

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The Grapevine: Who Is Our Prime Minister? Sean Kelly Explains

“We are all OK. Australia is great. Australia is great as it is and it can remain the way it is now forever after into the future.” This is the message Australia's Prime…

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The Mission: Dr Chelsea Watego On Her Debut Book, Another Day In The Colony

Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman Dr Chelsea Watego joins host of The Mission Daniel James. The pair have an in-depth conversation about her collection of essays in her debut book, Another Day

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The Good, The Dub & The Global: The Extraordinary Experiences Behind The Australian Art Orchestra

Formed in 1994, the Australian Art Orchestra explores contemporary music cultures predominantly through improvisation. As Systa BB says, their music is about conversations – and their collaborations reflect contemporary Australia, having teamed up…

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SmartArts: The Archie 100 Is “Not About The Winners”

The Archibald Prize, one of Australia’s most well-known art awards, is celebrating 100 years – and the exhibition Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize is on now at Geelong Gallery. Curator…

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Mystifying Melbourne: Old Vintage Melbourne

"It's the closest thing we have to a time machine." Chris Macheras joins host Aisha Pachoud to chat about his new book Old Vintage Melbourne. Chris started an Instagram page during lockdown…

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The Grapevine: Jeff Sparrow Discusses Facebook And More

Trying to get your head around Facebook’s restriction of Australian news? Jeff Sparrow – former Breakfaster and Lecturer in the Centre for Advancing Journalism at Melbourne University – dives into the many issues…

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Mooncake Guest Mix: Rachel Lime Celebrates Asian Artists Across Place And Time

Korean-American musician and producer Rachel Lime celebrates Asian artists across place and time. In her guest mix sharing what she's been listening to and what inspires her; from 80's experimental pop artists like…