Sydney Smoke 2019

Breakfasters: Understanding the Risks of Smoke Inhalation from the NSW Bushfires

The ongoing bushfires in NSW continue to rip through the country with devastating effects on the land as well as air quality in surrounding areas. In fact, Canberra’s air quality has recently been…

Georgia Maq Solo

Maps: Camp Cope’s Georgia Maq Gives the Run-Down on Her New Solo Album

Georgia Maq, aka the voice of Melbourne’s own Camp Cope, recently dropped a surprise solo album--surprising in the sense that it was unannounced, and in the sense that it’s a sharp departure from…

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Far and Wide: Lloyd Cole Keeps It Contemporary and Retrospective at Once

Steve Wide catches up with Lloyd Cole about his ‘full circle’ return to Melbourne, cycling through songs to include on the set-list that fans may have missed seeing performed last time.

Steve quizzes…

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Breakfasters: Why 50,000 Young People in Australia Detach From Education

Breakfasters talks to Dr Jim Watterston, Dean of Melbourne Graduate School of Education, about the ‘at least 50,000 young Australians’ missing from our school. Jim is co-author of ‘Those Who Disappear: The Australian…

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The Mission: Journalist Rick Morton on Dark Emu and Andrew Bolt

Andrew Bolt’s column in The Herald Sun recently sought to undermine author Bruce Pascoe and the factual integrity of his book Dark Emu. Bolt’s supposed ‘fact-check’ of Pascoe’s work left many, including…

Eddy Current on Breaking and Entering

Breaking and Entering: The Return on Eddy Current Suppression Ring

On Lauren and Simon’s final show of the year, the Breaking and Entering co-hosts interview Mikey and Brendan from Eddy Current Suppression Ring. The much-loved pair of musos tell us about making All

Sasami on Good Fortune

Good Fortune: How to Be a Musical Badarse with Multi-Instrumentalist Sasami

Over the last decade LA-based Sasami Ashworth, known as Sasami, has been making music in almost every way you can, playing keys, bass and guitar with Cherry Glazerr until last year. She’s also…

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Dr. Shane Interviews 22 PhD Students in 20 Minutes on Einstein A Go-Go

Dr. Shane grills 22 PhD students in under 20 minutes on the penultimate Einstein A Go-Go show for the decade.

From geology, microbiology, psychopharmacology, and physiology **breath**, to epigenetics, hipster immune cells, and…

Great Melbourne Telescope

Breakfasters: Curator Matthew Churchward on The Dramatic Life of The Great Melbourne Telescope

The Great Melbourne Telescope is about to celebrate it’s 150-year anniversary, but it hasn’t been easy getting there. Once the largest fully steerable telescope in the world, it's been disassembled, reassembled, moved interstate…

Breakfasters with Kate Torney

CEO Kate Torney On The Revamped State Library

State Library of Victoria’s CEO Kate Torney joins Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine to talk about the recently completed $60 million transformation. She says the reopened Domed Reading Room is really spectacular but the…

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Memorial for The Ghost

On Friday 2nd August, from 4-7pm, a private memorial was held for Stephen James 'The Ghost' Walker in the Triple R performance space. 

His family has requested we share the recording of the…

Pip Wallis on SmartArts

SmartArts: What to Expect from NGV’s Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition

What happens when you combine two of New York’s most famous street artists at the NGV? Curator Pip Wallis joins SmartArts to talk about the latest exhibition, Crossing Lines. By pairing two legendary…

Seaweed as Collaborator on Breakfasters

The Secret Life of Seaweed on Breakfasters

Seaweed is currently on trend. The simple underwater inhabitant is not only a source of delicious food but can also be used for numerous other things, including as a carbon sink. Microbial ecologist…

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Breakfasters: The Single Player Star Wars Videogame You’ve Been Looking For

If you’re like a lot of gamers who’ve been waiting for a decent single-player campaign video game set in the world of Star Wars, then you’ve been mostly disappointed. On ‘Game Changers’…

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Plato’s Cave Discuss Their 2019 Top Ten Films

The end of the year is nigh (as is the end of the decade!), so it’s time for everybody’s favourite pastime: listicles! The Plato’s Cave crew convenes to discuss and rank the best…

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The Heartbrokers on LiveWire

The Heartbrokers Rock LiveWire

LiveWire’s Pauly and Nereader host hard-rocking boogie band The Heartbrokers for a rollicking live set. The local sextet launches their spanking new LP Vol. 10 at the Spotted Mallard in Brunswick East…

Casey Bennetto on Breakfasters

Breakfasters Serenaded by ‘Jolly Man in Red’ Casey Bennetto

Breakfasters is shocked to the core as Superfluity host Casey Bennetto rolls out an acoustic Christmas ditty tailored to Sarah, Daniel and Geraldine ahead of this year’s ‘A Swingin’ Bella Christmas’, a live…

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Brian Wise Pays Tribute to Martin Armiger

Prolific musician, soundtrack composer and former RRR presenter Martin Armiger passed away last week. Off the Record's Brian Wise honours Martin's immense musical legacy, playing tracks from throughout his career, including classics…

Dr Amee Baird on Breakfasters

Breakfasters: Learn the Secrets of Your Biggest Sexual Organ: Your Brain

‘Sex is a fundamental part of peoples’ lives,’ says clinical neuropsychologist Dr Amee Baird. ‘Despite our fascination with it, people are still kind of afraid of it.’ On Breakfasters, Amee discusses her…

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Double Bounce: FKA Twigs on Mary Magdalene, ASMR and Her New Album

It’s been five years since FKA Twigs released her breakthrough debut album LP1 and a lot has happened: her fame has risen exponentially since 2014, she endured a public separation, and underwent surgery…