June Jones

The Distant Sky: June Jones is Making 'Pop Music For Normal Women'

June Jones joins Kate Kingsmill to discuss her new self-released record Pop Music For Normal Women. She talks about the process of songwriting as being cathartic, her love for pop music and…

Dr Sandro Demaio

Einstein A Go-Go: Dr Sandro Demaio Breaks Down Vaping

Dr Sandro Demaio is the CEO of VicHealth and a globally-renowned public health expert. He joins Dr Shane and the Einstein A Go-Go team to discuss the harms of vaping, in particular on…

2nd Grade by Francis Lyons

International Pop Underground: 2nd Grade's Power Pop Miniatures Draw on Rock History, Seinfeld

Across three albums out front of Philadelphia combo 2nd Grade —2018's Wish You Were Here Tour, 2020's Hit To Hit, and 2022's Easy Listening— Peter Gill has penned a run…

Special Program

Mooncake Guest Mix: Wytchings Explores Themes of Horror and Romcom Films and Vulnerability

Based on Gadigal Land, Wytchings is a Vietnamese-Australian experimental producer, exploring self-expression and storytelling through their music. Wytchings' guest mix takes on theme of horror and romcom films and vulnerability, sharing artists such…

Lisa Miller Car Tape

The Cave: Lisa Miller In The Mix, Celebrating 'Car Tape' 20 Years On

Lisa Miller reminisces with Woody on The Cave following 20 years since the release of Car TapeCar Tape is a cover album that was based on the joy of discovering new…

Sam Whiting

The Grapevine: Is A Minimum Wage For Musicians Sustainable?

With submissions to the new government’s cultural policy in full swing, one of the more discussed proposals is for a minimum wage for musicians. The proposal, brought froward by Musicians Australia, proposes a…

Art of Fighting - Wires

The Australian Mood: Art Of Fighting Celebrate Their Debut Album's 21st Birthday

With their debut record Wires turning 21 this year, Art of Fighting are celebrating its big two-one with a deluxe vinyl reissue of the album and an Australian tour. Ollie from the band…


Queer View Mirror: How a Traumatic Experience Became Transformative for ALOK

Queer View Mirror have a vibrant & authentic discussion with acclaimed writer, artist and comedian ALOK. They detail how six years ago they had a traumatic experience while on tour in Melbourne, and…


Breakfasters: Gary Foley On 'Ningla-A'Na', the Single Most Important Film on the Aboriginal Struggle

Professor Gary Foley is an academic, historian, writer, actor and renowned activist, who, among a lifetime of achievements, helped establish the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra. In 1972, two Italian filmmakers documented the…

Bridget Cama

The Grapevine: Behind 'History is Calling', The New Educational Campaign For The Indigenous Voice To Parliament

With the constitutionally enshrined Indigenous voice to Parliament aiming to go to a referendum next year, the educational campaign behind the proposed changes has started to kick into gear. History is Calling is…

Private Function The Distant Sky

The Distant Sky: Private Function Still On Top!

PF still on top!

Fresh from dropping their new single “I'm This Far Away (From Being the Worst Person You've Ever Met)”, Chris Penney from Melbourne rock institution Private Function drops by The


The Score: Kee'ahn Talks All Things "Treaty Day Out"

Kuku Yalanji, Jirrbal and Zenadth Kes musician Kee'ahn drops by the studio to chat to fill-in host Nana Owusu ahead of her appearance at Treaty Day Out alongside Briggs, No Fixed Address and…

Ripple Effect Band

Banksia: Ripple Effect Band discuss songwriting, EP Wárrwarra and upcoming Kabba Kabbura Tour

Rona, Rachel and Jodie of Ripple Effect Band from Maningrida, Arnhem Land, joined Vanessa Morris on Banksia ahead of their Kabba Kabbura Tour Narrm (Melbourne) shows next month.

Ripple Effect Band released debut…

Banksia - Layers of Blak

Banksia: Yasmin Silveira and Sharn Geary talk about new jewellery exhibition 'Layers of Blak' at Koorie Heritage Trust

Palawa artist Yasmin Silveira and Blak Design Coordinator Shahn Geary (Bundjalung) join Vanessa Morris on Banksia to yarn about new First Nations jewellery exhibition Layers of Blak at Koorie Heritage Trust open from…

Uncle Andrew Gardiner

The Mission: Wurundjeri Woi-Wurring Elder Uncle Andrew Gardiner on the Decisions to Rename Marroondah Hospital and the City of Moreland

Wurundjeri Woi-Wurring Elder Uncle Andrew Gardiner joins host of the Mission to discuss the Victorian Governement's proposal to rename Marroondah Hospital after the late British Monarch Queen Elizabeth. The pair also discuss the…

Daniel Billy

The Mission: Daniel Billy on the Torres Strait Eight's Win at the UN Over Climate Action

Warraber man, Daniel Billy joins host of the Mission Daniel James, to discuss his people's historic win at the United Nations over the Morrison Government and its inaction on climate change. The pair…

DJ Pauly Main

The Cave: DJ Pauly Main In The Mix

DJ Paul Main was one of the founding residents at the Razor Club, an iconic Melbourne institution in the late 80s, as well as a member of Filthy Lucre, famous for their remix…


Frantic Items: Alex G Calls In From Philly

Alex G has just released his ninth album, it's called God Save The Animals. The aura of his songwriting shines through on the thirteen songs, which float in divergent directions. His sister…

Silvana Estrada by Jackie Russo

International Pop Underground: Silvana Estrada Made Her Breakout LP in a Wooden House in a Forest

Silvana Estrada was born into a musical family. Her parents are luthiers: her mother builds violins and violas, her father, cellos and double basses.

Raised in Coatepec, a mountain town on the outskirts…

Marina Allen by Kathryn Vetter Miller

International Pop Underground: Californian Singer-Songwriter Marina Allen Finds Self-Acceptance in Song

Singer-songwriter Marina Allen lives, these days, in Los Angeles, but she wrote the songs for her second record, Centrifics, in a different iconic Golden State location: amongst the towering redwoods of Northern…