Interview
Seeker Lover Keeper on Maps

Maps: Seeker Lover Keeper Show Us How a Supergroup Gets It Done

Sarah Blasko, Sally Seltmann, and Holly Throsby from Seeker Lover Keeper tell Fee B Squared how to bring it back for their new album Wild Seeds before dropping some cheeky self-effacement and eventually…

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Warrandyte’s Teskey Brothers: Live in the Triple R Performance Space

Max Crawdaddy introduces the Teskey Brothers, playing live in the Triple R Performance Space on 7 August 2019. They play tracks from their Triple R Album of the Week Run Home Slow.

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Wagons by WILK

Off The Record: The Cellar of Sound, The Tower of Song & The Wagon of Warble

‘I’m more excited than ever before.’ Henry Wagons returns with his first album in five years, Songs from the Aftermath. From performing brain surgery to rearing children to cowriting around the world, Henry…

Interview
Djab Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy

Still Here: How Sacred Birthing Trees in Victoria are Facing Death

There is a sacred birthing tree, just outside of Ararat in rural Victoria, where over 50 generations of Indigenous Australians have been brought into the world. This tree is over 800 years old…

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TISM and Stephen Walker 2001

The Ghost and TISM (2001)

In late 2001, Humphrey B. Flaubert and Ron Hitler Barassi from legendary Melbourne band TISM join Stephen in the studio for an utterly ridiculous studio takeover and hilarious quiz!

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Emma Russack on Out on the Patio

‘Space From My Own Name’: Emma Russack on Walking Away From Her Solo Work

Choosing to walk away, take a knee, a sabbatical – whatever you want to call it, is not always an easy choice. However, ask Emma Russack about her impending hiatus and she’ll say…

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Parsnip on Double Bounce

How ‘The Colour of Pomegranates’ Inspired Parsnips Latest Music Video

Caroline and Stella from ‘twisted nursery-rhyme’ four-piece Parsnip drop in to Double Bounce to talk their new record When The Tree Bears Fruit and how Peep Show should replace all Friends episodes.

‘We’re…

Interview
Owen Jones and Amy Mullins

Owen Jones on the Downfall of Theresa May and a Looming No-Deal Brexit

Amy Mullins is joined by Guardian columnist and author Owen Jones, who garnered attention after saying he had ‘less than no sympathy’ for Theresa May after her emotional resignation speech in May.

‘The…

Interview
The Chills Doco Promo Image

Under The Sun: Seeing Yourself in a Doco is Not Very Chill

‘I didn’t realise quite how weird I was until I saw the movie.’ Martin Phillipps of The Chills, who were a formative influence on the ‘Dunedin Sound’, reflects upon the unique experience of…

Interview
Adele Ferguson on The Grapevine

The Grapevine: Bad Banks and Financial Disservices

‘Truth telling is increasingly dangerous in Australia.’ The Royal Commission into the Financial Services Sector exposed the unscrupulous behaviour of banks in Australia and the impotence of regulators to police them. But importantly…

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Damien Lovelock

‘Rock in Peace’: LiveWire Remembers Damien Lovelock

Damien Lovelock – lead singer of The Celibate Rifles, sports broadcaster and writer – passed away over the weekend. LiveWire’s Pauly, Nereader and Pat play a selection of live recordings and interview…

Interview
David Byrne

The Ghost Interviews David Byrne (1992)

Stephen 'The Ghost' Walker dives deep with Talking Heads frontman David Byrne on May 5 1992, when Byrne was touring Australia in support of his second solo album Uh-Oh.

They discuss the…

Interview
Sampa the Great and Ennio Styles

Stylin’: Sampa the Great on Creating Her First Live Score

Ennio Styles chats to Sampa the Great about the contemporary music scene in Africa; her upcoming collaboration with Zambian artists; and her first live score, happening on Saturday 3 August as part the…

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My Dearworthy Darling Publicity Image

SmartArts: Alison Croggon on Her First Play, ‘My Dearworthy Darling’

A woman in Medieval England experiences visions that leave her branded hysterical and shunned by the patriarchs of the day. A modern woman enters a period of complete mental collapse under the pressure…

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Swervedriver 2019 Publicity Image

LiveWire: Swervedriver’s Adam Franklin Looks Back on 30 Years of Psychedelic Shoegaze

Swervedriver’s Adam Franklin reckons there’s too many anniversaries in rock n’ roll these days. Bad news for the band then that they’re coming up on 30 years playing and six albums since their…

Interview
Public Opinion Afro Orchestra on The Good, The Dub and The Global

Remembering Fela Kuti, the Pioneer of Afrobeat

A celebration of the father of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, is taking place at Max Watt’s House of Music, with Melbourne’s own Public Opinion Afro Orchestra joining forces with Fela’s eldest son Femi Kuti…

Interview
Alex McClintock on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: Alex McClintock Writes Up His ‘Sweet Science’ Boxing Obsession

Breakfasters talks to sports writer and former amateur boxer Alex McClintock about his own personal foray into amateur boxing, and a more recent longer trek into the history of the so-called ‘sweet science’…

Interview
Gena Rose Bruce on Maps

Maps: Gena Rose Bruce Shares the Journey of Her Debut Album

Fee B Squared has to repair her shattered heart ‘in the most beautiful of ways’ after listening to Gena Rose Bruce’s debut album, and she’s not afraid to talk about it. Fee and…

Interview
Chef Stock Image

Eat It: Hospitality Wage Theft Explained

Eat It asks industry veteran Tony Eldred from Eldred Hospitality whether Australia has reached a watershed moment regarding wage theft in hospitality. Tony reckons we haven’t. ‘There’s more to come,’ he says.

He…

Interview
Purple Mountains

Facing Up to Yourself: David Berman Joins International Pop Underground

‘I couldn’t handle not speaking up and saying, “I’m related to this person who’s someone who I consider a great danger.”’ David Berman, formerly of The Silver Jews, is out of retirement. After…