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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…

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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…

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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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Wurrdha Marra - NGV

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…

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denis-muller-2023

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…

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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…

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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…

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melissa

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…

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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…

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antony-loewenstein

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…

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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…

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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…

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Hantu

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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A.B. Original

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…

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deborah-cheetham

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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Kween Kong - Club Fringe

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…

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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.

Built…

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Paul Patten

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…

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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…

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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…