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…


Velvet Haze: Hantu on Crafting Soundscapes through Experimental Improvisation and Intuition

Isobel D'Cruz dives into the creation of her experimental music project, Hantu and the release of her LP, Zither. Photo by Simon J. Karis

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Get Down: A.B. ORIGINAL's fierce endorsement for a YES vote

Trials from Blak hip hop duo A.B. ORIGINAL joins Chris Gill ahead of the upcoming Voice Referendum this Saturday 14 October 2023. Trials explains why this is a critical time for respectful discourse…


SmartArts: Deborah Cheetham Fraillon's War Requiem

On Saturday evening, as votes for the referendum are counted across the country, beloved Yorta Yorta soprano and composer Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO and members of the Dhungala Children’s Choir will be taking…

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The Score: Kween Kong on Matriarchal Power, Resistance and Drag

Kween Kong is the self-proclaimed superhero of the world, a strong Pasifika Warrior Queen and a powerhouse of Drag performance and art.

Best known for her electric live sets and a recent run…

Popular Music by Darren Sylvester

The International Pop Underground: Melbourne's Popular Music Have Hollywood History, Cinematic Sound, Apocalyptic Vibes

Popular Music, the Melbourne-based duo of American songwriter Zac Pennington and Australian producer/composer Prudence Rees-Lee, were born in an apartment where Pennington was staying in the Los Feliz neighbourhood of Los Angeles.


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JVG Radio Method: Discussing The Voice Referendum With Gunai Musician Paul 'Fonzie' Patten

JVG is joined by Paul Patten aka Fonzie, a proud Gunai man, and local singer/songerwriter. The two chat about the upcoming Voice Referendum and thinking positive, before Fonzie shares a song 'Strong Black…

Kerrie O'Brien Thomas Mayo

Uncommon Sense: Understanding The Voice To Parliament With Kerry O'Brien & Thomas Mayo

Indigenous leader Thomas Mayo and award-winning journalist Kerry O'Brien sit down with Amy for a special in-depth conversation about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament, which Australians will vote on…

Tarneen Onus Williams

The Grapevine: Tarneen Onus Williams On Their Decision To Vote Yes

Tarneen Onus Williams is a proud Gunditjmara, Bindal, Yorta Yorta person and Torres Strait Islander from Mer and Erub islands. They are a community organiser for Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance, a filmmaker…

Amelia Jean O'Leary

Banksia: Amelia Jean O’Leary on STAUNCH ASF at Fringe

First Nations Gamilaroi Yinarr Amelia Jean O’Leary joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia to talk all about STAUNCH ASF a new contemporary dance of hers that will be at Fringe Festival.

STANCH ASF explores…

Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office, In Absence, 2019

Banksia: Yhonnie Scarce Discusses 'In Absence' Structure Ahead of Craft Contemporary

Kokatha and Nukunu woman and artist Yhonnie Scarce joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia ahead of a live conversation they will be having with architecture studio Edition Office and NGV Senior Curator of Contemporary…

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Breakfasters: Actor Anthony LaPaglia on 'Death of a Salesman'

Award-winning actor, Anthony LaPaglia (who has Emmy, Golden Globe, Tony awards and more under his belt) joins the Breakfasters to talk about playing Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, directed by Neil…

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Einstein A Go-Go: Elana Forbes on the Cerebellum's Role in Autism & ADHD Diagnoses

Elana Forbes is a PhD candidate in Clinical Neuropsychology from Monash University. She comes in to talk about autism and ADHD which are prevalent and highly co-occurring neuro-developmental disorders. While autism and ADHD…


Bright Lights: Bright Eyes for Bright Lights

Shorty speaks with Conor Oberst ahead of Bright Eyes' first Australian shows in over a decade, including two as a part of The Eighty Six festival in October.

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Mystifying Melbourne: Rose Chong Costumes

Established 44 years ago, Rose Chong Costumes holds a special place in the community and is now the longest-standing store on Gertrude Street in Fitzroy. Aisha speaks with Rose about the rich history…

Melenas by José Delou

International Pop Underground: Spanish Indie-Pop Outfit Melenas Love Melody, Harmony & Synths

When Spanish indie-pop outfit Melenas were beginning, they didn't have grand plans.

"We didn't have a clue about what was going to happen, and we didn't expect anything," recounts drummer Laura Torre. "Just…


Byte Into IT: Thao Phan on Studying Race, Gender, AI & Machine Learning through Art

Thao Phan is a feminist technoscience researcher who specialises in the study of gender and race in algorithmic culture. She joins Lilly and Dan to chat about the upcoming event she's co-curated, Study-In…

Special Program

Mooncake Guest Mix: Strap In for SURANA In The Mix

SURANA is a producer, DJ, drummer and performs with Naarm's finest acts like Agung Mango, Elle Shimada and Miss Kaninna. As a DJ and producer transitioning to the realms of techno, in his…