Music Podcast (ABC RN)
Radio Yak: Nina Garthwaite04/02/15
Step into a radio theatre and turn the lights down low. For this Radio Yak, founder of In the Dark, Nina Garthwaite, shares some of her favourite audio works.
Canadian Singer David Francey
Folksinger and troubadour David Francey performs live in the studio.
Gina Williams: Noongar language lives in song
Indigenous singer-songwriter Gina Williams and guitarist Guy Ghouse will be joining the hundreds of musicians, singers, dancers , poets, and artisans who perform over the five days of the National Folk Festival in Canberra. The duo have won awards in...
London klezmer Calling
What do The Clash, Jewish klezmer music and Skype have in common? They’re all part of the glorious mix making up the London Klezmer Quartet, who join us in the studio to celebrate Pesach, the Jewish festival also known as Passover.
As we know
A voice play disintegration by Gregory Whitehead, based on a comment by US Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld.
The Vinyl Frontier: Male Falsetto
James Lee and Michael Munson share their favourite vinyl tracks from the ABC Sound Library. This week, Warbling Willies: a celebration of the Male Falsetto in Popular Music through the Ages.
Ursula Yovich has joined the Black Arm Band as they prepare to stage a regional tour of their production dirtsong. Sung in Aboriginal languages from Palawa Kani to Burrarra - Ursula's mother tongue - and inspired by the prose of the Miles Franklin...
The Painted Ladies
When musician Luke Peacock first came across Vic Simms' The Loner, he became obsessed with it. The album - dubbed Australia’s first black protest record - was recorded while Vic was serving time in Bathurst jail. Vic Simms gave his blessing to the...
Basement tapes of the mole cabal: Donny, the mouse, me and...
In this episode of Basement Tapes of the Mole Cabal, Karinne Keithley Syers crafts the recordings of a single day’s procrastinations into a sonic float.
Acoustic life of sheds
How can a musician convey the changes and challenges facing contemporary farming families?
Let X=X: a meeting with Laurie Anderson
Experimental writer and artist Laurie Anderson in conversation with Bruce Elder
Beautiful Waste: the poetry of David McComb and the...
David McComb was a singer and songwriter for the Triffids - and a poet.
Gallipoli Reflections from the ACO
Ataturk's WWI invocation " ...those heroes who shed blood........"is the starting point for Nigel Jamieson's Reflections on Gallipoli
The Importance of Being Miriam Margolyes
Miriam Margolyes in words and music
Steve Poltz: on the road
Steve Poltz is never off the road nor Instagram where he hilariously documents his every move and gig.
Wiggins and Turner
Trans-Pacific blues partners: Phil Wiggins and Dom Turner
The colour of sound: Red
Blood, fire, passion and violence. For the next instalment of The Colour of Sound series, recordist Jay-Dea Lopez reflects upon red.
The remote series IV: Eye to the sea
Water habitats are so close to us, but still so remote. Norwegian artist Jana Winderen points her hydrophones just below the surface to explore a fascinating, underwater soundscape.
Purrfect pitch: music for cats
Cats like music, but not just any music. That's why David Teie has been composing tracks just for cats.
The Buddhist rock star nun
We meet the international singing star, women's rights activist and Buddhist nun, Ani Choying Drolma. Escaping a life of poverty and family abuse in Kathmandu, Ani Choying took refuge at age 13 in a convent in the foothills of the Himalayas where she...
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