Music Podcast (ABC RN)
Sacred desert song07/04/15
We travel to Alice Springs where South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir and the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir came together to sing and celebrate their Christian faith. Our live recording features rousing South African gospel songs with...
Apple Music Reviewed, Telstra National WiFi, Byte
So, is Apple Music a Spotify-killer? Is Telstra's new nationwide WiFi network worth investing in? And we look at Byte, a creative tool and a social network for the mobile phone.
Colour of sound: orange
High-pitched pulses radiating from rainbows, warm tones filling the horizon at dusk. What does orange sound like to you?
There is a first time for everything. My First... is a collective life biography spanning a life from 0 to 100.
Colour of sound: green
What does the sound of green have to do with the halos of Venus?
Does cowboy culture still exist in the American West?
The Yoga of Song
To mark the first International Day of Yoga on Sunday we meet one of the world’s leading yoga musicians, Dave Stringer in Los Angeles, profiled by Time magazine as a leader in the New Kirtan movement, a rapidly-growing genre in the West combining...
Dream Chaser: Philly
Triple J's Unearthed competition winner at the National Indigenous Music Awards last year, hip hop artist Philly has been quietly working on his debut album Not My Life. The 23-year-old from country Victoria also known as Phillip Murray supported...
Annea Lockwood's spontaneous world of natural sound
Veteran sound artist, composer and enviro-acoustician, Annea Lockwood, has spent a life listening to and recording earth sounds.
All depends on the sun
An acoustic exploration of the Northern Lights.
Play tackles narcissism and fame in the 21st century
Birdland, by English playwright Simon Stephens, is a play about a rock singer whose world tour has made him a superstar, and whose life has become one long narcissistic bender. It's on now at the Melbourne Theatre Company.
Singing indigenous language back to life
Australia has lost many of its indigenous languages but there's a growing campaign to sing them back into existence.
Ancient music rocks the house
Ever wondered what was top of the pops in Cromwell's England?
Australian musical theatre
Australia is not regarded as a hot bed of musical theatre, but one Australian is prolific in the genre.
Roger Woodward's Debussy
A celebration of the piano music of Claude Debussy from piano master and one of Australia's official Living Treasures, Roger Woodward.
Spirits of the Forest
Over centuries the Baka forest people of Cameroon in Central Africa have developed a unique music for ritual, hunting, enchantment and celebration. Today their rainforest life is threatened but the music that has linked Baka society may also help save...
Restylin' Up: Christine Anu
Christine Anu is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her platinum debut album Stylin' Up with a reworking of select songs and a national tour.
Life in music: falling into sound
A portrait of a friendship and a shared world of sound.
The shifting sands of Cymru
Time and life shifts alongside a Welsh community and coastline.
Depedro live at WOMADelaide
Spanish rock group Depedro is Jairo Zavala and his multi-instrumentalist bandmates; hear them live at WOMADelaide
- Melbourne, VIC