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Cosmic esoterica, warped psych/folk, vocoder chiptunes, haunted house, proto-disco and weird music. Local, international and intergalactic.

Cosmic esoterica, warped psych/folk, vocoder chiptunes, haunted house, proto-disco and weird music. Local, international and intergalactic.


Melbourne, VIC


Cosmic esoterica, warped psych/folk, vocoder chiptunes, haunted house, proto-disco and weird music. Local, international and intergalactic.




Breakfasters - 4 - 8 May 2015

On this week's podcast sports writer Titus O'Reilly wraps up the week in sports, and takes a close look at what's been happening in the AFL. Sean "Birdman" Dooley drops by to talk about migration in the bird community ahead of World Migratory Bird Day. 3RRR's resident theoretical astrophysicist Katie Mack speaks to the Breakfasters about her realisation that the universe is much weirder than we think and lecturer in American Politics Kuminda Simpson unpacks the Baltimore Riots for the...


Breakfasters - 27 April - 1 May 2015

Byte Into It co-host joins the Breakfasters for "Tech Talk", where she unpacks the technology behind batteries. Editor of "The Monthly" magazineNick Feik drops by ahead of the 10th anniversary of The Monthly. Scott Edgar from 3RRR's "Superfluity" talked about the current developments in gaming on "Genius Squad".Max Schumann talked about the non-profit arts organization "Printed Matter" as part of the The Melbourne Art Book Fair.


Breakfasters - 13 - 17 April 2015

On this week's podcast Titus O'Reilly drops by to wrap up the week in sports, and pays tribute to the cricket commentator Richie Benaud, who passed away during the week. British comedian Noel Fielding hangs out with the Breakfasters ahead of his show at Hamer Hall. On this week's edition of "Cultural Backwater" Van Badham discusses Renewable Energy and Thomas Caldwell reviews the horror film "It Follows", as well as what he describes as a "fear fart".


Breakfasters - 7 - 10 April 2015

On this week's podcast "Byte Into It" Co-host and tech expert Vanessa Toholka talks about the possibilities of broadcasting on social media. Comedian Nazeem Hussain joins the Breakfasters to talk about his sell-out show "Legally Brown" at this year's "Melbourne International Comedy Festival". Also appearing at the festival is English comedian Mark Watson, who drops by for a chat and Astrophysicist Katie Mack speaks to the Breakfasters about the Large Hadron Collider.


Breakfasters - March 30 - April 2 - 2015

On this week's podcast Comedian Susie Youssef drops by to chat about her show at this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival as well as doing her first hook turn in Melbourne. Former broadcaster on the 3RRR show "The Architects" Simon Knott talks about soft infrastructure and place-making. Veteran American comedian Jen Kirkman chats to the Breakfasters ahead of her comedy festival show, and what she has been up to recently. Finally, the Breakfasters' resident film reviewer Thomas...


Breakfasters - 23 - 27 March 2015

The Breakfasters discuss tongue-twisters and try a few of their own. Ahead of his Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Lawrence Mooney drops by to chat about turning depressing topics into comedy material for his new show. Comedian and correspondent on The Daily Show Wyatt Cenac talks to the Breakfasters ahead of his debut Australian comedy show. Animal Welfare specialist at Zoos Victoria Sally Sherwen talks about all things primates.


Breakfasters - 16 - 20 March 2015

Chris Womersley reviews Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth's memoir called "Girl in a Band". On this edition of "Weird Science" Dr. Jen explains exactly what Synaesthesia is. Writer, Social Commentator and FeministVan Badham drops by to discuss about domestic violence and the anthology 'Fury: Women Write about Sex, Power and Violence" in which she writes an essay for.The Breakfasters talk about words that sound rude that actually aren't, and words that are just generally annoying.


Breakfasters - 9 - 13 - 2015

In this week's podcast, Feminist Writer and Commentator Roxanne Gray drops by to chat about all things Feminism, as well as her two books "Bad Feminist" and "An Untamed State". Biggsy brings in a copy of "I Want My MTV The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution" by Craig Marks and Rob Tennenbaumand shares his thoughts on it.Theoretical Astrophysicist Katie Mack from Melbourne Uni drops by to broaden the Breakfasters' understanding of Astrology and the Breakfasters talk about words...


Breakfasters Podcast - 23 - 27 February

Tony Biggs drops by to offer his thoughts on a bookby Jonathan Alter called"The Centre Holds: Obama and HisEnemies" which offers an analysis of Barack Obama's second electoral win. Filmmaker Laura Nix joins the Breakfasters to discuss her film "The Yes Men Are Revolting" about the comedy activist duo "The Yes Men". On the first "Genius Squad" of the year Henry Wagons talks about Elvis' Honeymoon Palm Springs home and AuthorJohn Darnielle talks about his book "Wolf in White Van".


Breakfasters - 16 - 20 - Feburary 2015

Kate McLennan talking Little Bloody Wonder. Talking about all the boardgames we love. Maths with Dr Trish Campbell. Lawrence Leung talking about Maxium Choppage.


Breakfasters - 1 - 5 December 2014

Political journalist Barrie Cassidy drops by to chat about his new book "Private Bill", a personal account of Barrie's parents Bill and Myra. Sean "The Birdman" Dooley joins the Breakfasters for an edition of "Squawkback" where listeners call in to ask Sean bird related questions. Writer for Crikey Guy Rundle drops by to chat about Clive Palmer's rise to political fame upon the release of the latest quarterly essay featuring Rundle's own essay on Clive Palmer called "Clivosaurus: The...


Breakfasters - 24 - 28 November 2014

Thomas Caldwell gives his review of Dan Gilroy's new crime thriller "Nightcrawler" and the Breakfasters discuss the ensuing debate on the merit of actor Bill Paxton. Writer and broadcaster Helen Razer drops by to chat about her new book "A Short History of Stupid" which discusses the deteriorating quality of public debate. Festival Director of the "Other Film Festival" Rick Randall joins the Breakfasters ahead of the 6th edition of the festival.


Breakfasters - 17 - 21 November 2014

This week on the podcast the Breakfasters discuss childhood phrases that adults still use. Author and 3RRR broadcaster Christos Tsolkias drops by the studio to discuss his new collection of short stories "Merciless Gods". On "Weird Science" Dr. Jen discusses the science of Jet Lag, and talks through some remedies for it.Angus Sampson and Hugo Weaving drop by to chat ahead of the release of their new film "The Mule", which is being released online via digital download.


Breakfasters - 10 - 14 November 2014

This week on "Weird Science" Dr. Jen explores how colours can drastically change how people perceive situations. To continue on with the theme of colour, Sean "Birdman" Dooley joins the Breakfasters to discuss the relationship between colour and birds. Declan Fay drops by the studio to chat about Tony Abbott and Vladimir Putin catching up after Abbott's "shirt fronting" comments. Journalist, Cultural Critic and authour of "Out of Shape" Mel Campbell joins the Breakfasters to discuss...


Breakfasters 27 - 31 October 2014

On this week's podcast author John Marsden joins the Breakfasters ahead of the release of his first adult fiction novel "South of Darkness". WriterAlice Pung drops by for a chat about her first young adult fiction novel "Laurinda" set in an exclusive private girl's school.Editor of the cartoon book "The Best Australian Political Cartoons2014" Russ Radcliffe joins the Breakfasters and discusses the current state of political cartoons and Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi drops by the studio for...


Breakfasters - 20 - 24 October 2014

On this week's edition of"Show and Tell", cryptic crossword writer David Astle defies expectations by bringing in some walking boots. On "Weird Science" Dr. Jen enlightens the Breakfasters on the science of the "placebo effect". On this week's edition of "Touch My History" Rachel Buchanan talks about Ettie Rout, a journalist who was an early campaigner forpreventing sexually transmitted diseasesamongst soldiers. Declan Fay drops by to mourn the loss of GoughWhitlam, and discusses the media's...


Breakfasters - 13 - 17 October 2014

For this week's "Show and Tell" Comedian Adam Richard brings in a Doctor Who doll, and reminisces about his childhood obsession with Doctor Who. On "Weird Science" Dr. Jen investigates the health consequences of sitting down. Actor Lex Marinos joins the Breakfasters to talk about Big hART's new theatre production "Hip Bone Sticking Out", a story set against the backdrop of Murujuga - the world's largest outdoor rock art gallery and Dave Lawson drops by to impart some "guru" wisdom on the...


Breakfasters - 6 - 10 October 2014

On this week's podcast former Breakfaster and Director of the Wheeler Centre Michael Williams joins the Breakfasters for "Show and Tell". Retired St. Kilda Football Club player Lenny Hayes joins the Breakfasters to talk about his biography "Lenny", as well as life post-football. Stew revolts against the popularity of Daylesford by describing his own perfect country town. On this edition of "Touch My History" Steven "Downsey" Downes talks about a a mysterious writer called "The Vagabond" who...


Breakfasters - 29 September - 03 March 2014

On this special "Fakefasters" edition of the podcast, legendary comedian and musician Bill Bailey chats to the Breakfasters ahead of his show at Hamer Hall. Sean "The Birdman" Dooley shares his thoughts on whether birds and cats can truly live in harmony. Comedian and Performer Brian Nankervis drops in for a chat ahead of "Rockwiz Goes Mental" at the Melbourne Town Hall and the Fakefasters discuss the financial and physical perils of avoiding the dentist.


Breakfasters - 22 -26 September 2014

Comedian Lisa-Skye shares some latex gloves for "Show and Tell" ahead of her fringe festival show "Art, Sex and Snacks". The Breakfasters analyse the major papers, and dissect the week's news and how it is reported on. On "Weird Science" Dr. Jen reveals the findings of a study that has some startling revelations about coffee and ahead of his appearance at the AFL Grand Final parade Dave Lawson talks all things Grand Final week.