Me Rex by Benjamin Whitley

International Pop Underground: ME REX on Dinosaur Themes, Crazy Concept Records & Musical Catharsis

In 2021, ME REX —the London-based band led by songwriter Myles McCabe— released Megabear, a wild, compositionally-complex concept record.

Their debut LP was a single suite of 52 tracks, almost all of…


The Australian Mood: Rocket Science Push Play On Their New Album

25 years into touring and performing, beloved Naarm-Melbourne rock band Rocket Science have returned with their sixth album – Push Play.

Lead vocalist Roman Tucker joined Neil on the line to talk about…

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Teenage Hate: I'm on Fire – A Tribute to 1970s Power Pop Pioneer Dwight Twilley

A look back at the musical career of the US singer-songwriter behind hits “I’m on Fire” and "Girls".

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Primal Screen: Ron And Russell From Sparks On Cinema And Music

Listen back to a a special episode of Primal Screen exploring the career of iconic pop rock duo Sparks and their connection to cinema.

Presenter Cerise Howard speaks with brothers Ron & Russell…


The Score: Talking Solidarity And Responsibility With Tiriki Onus

In the aftermath of the failed referendum and months of harmful conversations with and about First Nations communities, broadcaster, therapist and researcher Leah Manaema Avene focuses the conversation toward the responsibilities of non-Indingeous…

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Uncommon Sense: Is China Actually A Threat To Australia?

With the Prime Miniister in Beijing for a historic visit, James Curran speaks with host Amy Mullins as he examines Australia's diplomatic relationship with China, their long and varied relationship dynamic since the…


Local And/Or General: Talking Desolation with Rebel Yell

Naarm based industrial-electronic producer REBEL YELL (aka Grace Stevenson) has returned with her third full length album Desolation.

She joined Jas on Local And/Or General to chat about touring, a recent artistic residency…


Indigenuity: Jason Tamiru on the Yalinguth App

A discussion with Yorta Yorta man Jason Tamiru about Yalinguth, which is an app that serves as an audio guide to the cultural significance of locations across Naarm, of which he is the…


The Golden Age Of Piracy: The War On Drugs' Adam Granduciel reveals what inspires his songwriting

Philadelphia rock band The War on Drugs have been touring & recording since 2005.

Frontman and primary songwriter for the band, Adam Granduciel, jumped on the line to go through his Formative Five…

Los Bitchos on Good Fortune

Good Fortune: Let The Festivities Begin with Los Bitchos

London-based quartet Los Bitchos hail from different parts of the world but met via all-night house parties in London. Their unique sound binds them together, though, taking in a retro-futuristic blend of Peruvian…

Claire Deak

Uncommon Sense: Claire Deak On Sotto Voce – Recovering & Reimagining The Work Of Baroque Women Composers

Melbourne-based composer and multi-instrumentalist Claire Deak talks about her debut solo album, Sotto Voce, and the two women composers of the Baroque whose music she recovered and reimagined – Francesca Caccini (1587-c. 1645)…

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Banksia: Myles Russell-Cook discusses new exhibition space Wurrdha Marra at the NGV

Senior Curator, First Nations and Australian art, Myles Russell-Cook joins Vanessa Morris on Banksia to discuss new First Nations space Wurrdha Marra at the NGV.

Wurrdha Marra is a new dynamic exhibition space…


Spin Cycle: How Well Did Australian Media Outlets Cover The Voice Referendum?

How did Australian media outlets cover the Voice Referendum? Did they get a good scorecard for their coverage, or do mainstream media organisations need to re-think how they cover politics when lies and…

Soweto Gospel Choir

Window Seat: The Unique and Inspirational Power of Soweto Gospel Choir

Three-time Grammy®-winning Soweto Gospel Choir are dedicated to sharing the joy of faith through music with audiences around the world. The group has received critical acclaim and audience adoration for their powerful renditions…

Jamila Woods by Elizabeth De La Piedra

International Pop Underground: Jamila Woods' New LP Takes Inspiration from Relationships, Conversations & Allen Iverson

Across her new, third album, Water Made Us, Chicago songwriter and poet Jamila Woods explores relationships.

Sequencing the record so it mirrors the stages of a relationship —early flirtations, heady days, conflict…


Literati Glitterati: Melissa Lucashenko on Her New Novel, 'Edenglassie'

Mel is joined by Melissa Lucashenko, a Goorie author of Bundjalung and European heritage to talk about her highly anticipated new novel, Edenglassie (University of Queensland Press). The story torches Queensland's colonial myths…

Margret RoadKnight

Banana Lounge Broadcasting: The Long and Storied Career of Margret RoadKnight

Margret RoadKnight is a legend of Australian blues, folk and jazz. Celebrating her 80th birthday in 2023, she also celebrates 60 years as a performer, playing her first gig at the Emerald Hill…


The Grapevine: An Update On Events In Gaza with Antony Loewenstein

Journalist and writer Antony Loewenstein (author of The Palestine Laboratory), speaks to Dylan Bird on The Grapevine about the Israel-Hamas conflict. They unpack the recent developments in Gaza, the media coverage of…

Chris Cheers

The Grapevine: Taking Care With Psychologist Chris Cheers

It's been a very heavy week, here in this country and beyond. Dylan is joined by physcologist Chris Cheers, author of The New Rulebook to discuss ways in which we can take care…


Radio Marinara: Penelope Figgis AO, President of the Australian Marine Conservation Society

Conservationist Penelope Figgis AO was recently appointed President of the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). She dials in to chat to the Radio Marinara crew about her experience of conservation activism, and…