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Tangents’ New Bodies

Friday 20th July

Tangents’ New Bodies

Sydney based experimental improv geniuses Tangents amazing new album New Bodies was a recent RTRFM Feature Album and played […]

RTRFM Quiz: On the Hunt for Hints

Friday 20th July

RTRFM Quiz: On the Hunt for Hints

This weekend The RTRFM Quiz hits the North Perth Town Hall for a night of trivia […]

PICA’s Greater Expectations

Friday 20th July

PICA’s Greater Expectations

This weekend Perth Institute of Contemporary Art is throwing a curated party featuring live art and […]

Movie Squad: The Equalizer 2 & No Date, No Signature

Friday 20th July

Movie Squad: The Equalizer 2 & No Date, No Signature

Every Friday Tristan Fidler and Simon Miraudo drop by Breakfast with Caitlin to review a couple […]

Competition provides Drag Community chance to Shake GrooveThang

Thursday 19th July

Competition provides Drag Community chance to Shake GrooveThang

POP PRINCESS is the new competition being held at Connections Nightclub in Northbridge! Organised and run […]

EDDE and Beckon’s New Pyramid Scheme

Thursday 19th July

EDDE and Beckon’s New Pyramid Scheme

Local hero MC Beckon has teamed up with Perth singer extraordinaire EDDE to bring new sounds to the local […]

Wayne Marshall gives the Download to fame online (All Things Queer)

Thursday 19th July

Wayne Marshall gives the Download to fame online (All Things Queer)

Local artist Wayne Marshall has gained on-line popularity and fame after uploading creative body art looks […]

Science with Commander Kat

Thursday 19th July

Science with Commander Kat

Commander Kat has come to the rescue and filled in while Sarah Lau’s away this week. […]

FITTER | HAPPIER: Organ Donation

Thursday 19th July

FITTER | HAPPIER: Organ Donation

Donating organs isn’t something we tend to think about a lot, but when the time comes […]

Live at RTRFM

Thursday 12th July

The View From Here #25: Jack Davies and The Bush Chooks

RTRFM’s long running video series The View From Here returns in 2018 with a set of […]

Wednesday 27th June

Slightly Odway: Jere Sosa v Timothy Nelson

“It got stuck in my head actually… He’s the first artist I listened to knowing he […]

Friday 8th June

Jack Loves Winter

Freo folk kid JACK DAVIES is getting ready to play the North Freo Bowls Club for […]

Tuesday 29th May

The View From Here #24: Nerve Quakes

RTRFM’s long running video series The View From Here returns in 2018 with a set of […]

The Coves

Thursday 19th July

The Coves

RTR FM was joined by David Whish-Wilson, author of the recently released The Coves, a story […]

Radical Heart

Thursday 19th July

Radical Heart

In her book Radical Heart, lawyer and senior adviser on constitutional reform to Cape York Institute Shireen […]

This Week's Featured Music

Listen to the feature albums and our selection of the best new tracks Listen in Jukebox

RTRFM Feature

Sculptor by Luluc

Local Feature

No Tether by Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving

RTRFM Sound Selection

Our favourite 14 new tracks

You Without End

Deafheaven

Find My Way

Aurora Dee Raynes

Jet Black

Channel Tres

Assimilate

School Damage

Humans of RTRFM

Humans of RTRFM: Razor Jack

16th November 2017

Humans of RTRFM: Razor Jack

All year we’ve been celebrating RTRFM’s 40th anniversary and the many people and programs that have […]

Humans of RTRFM: Paul Gamblin

9th November 2017

Humans of RTRFM: Paul Gamblin

All year we’re celebrating RTRFM’s 40th anniversary and the many people and programs that have made […]

Humans of RTRFM: (Re)Introducing Gemma Pike

2nd November 2017

Humans of RTRFM: (Re)Introducing Gemma Pike

All year we’re celebrating RTRFM’s 40th Anniversary!!!! Our year of celebrations will be culminated in a […]

Body Movin’: Magic of Mushrooms

Thursday 19th July

Body Movin’: Magic of Mushrooms

Marnie Downer joined RTR FM once again for this week’s Body Movin’, this time discussing mushrooms […]

Border Politics

Thursday 19th July

Border Politics

Julian Burnside is one of Australia’s top legal professionals, but he is likely more known for […]

The Shadow of Male Violence

Thursday 19th July

The Shadow of Male Violence

In light of recent events in Western Australia, such as the Miles family deaths in Margaret […]

Wednesday 18th July

Slightly Odway: Your Girl Pho Vs Lucy Peach

“I love this song so much it’s such a heartwarmer” After having discovered her through her […]

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Understorey: Wording the Wheatbelt, pt 1

Wednesday 18th July

Understorey: Wording the Wheatbelt, pt 1

Western Australia’s wheatbelt has re-shaped the South West, producing 60% of Australia’s wheat exports, but often […]

Getting Even

Tuesday 17th July

Getting Even

It all started for Melbourne indie rock band EVEN in 1994 when Ashley Naylor and Matthew […]

Military Position Feeling Free On Her Own

Tuesday 17th July

Military Position Feeling Free On Her Own

Melbourne’s Harriet Kate Morgan, known as Military Position creates intense and compelling industrial and experimental music […]

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  • Getting ready to play @theaardvarkbar tonight with @newnausea @heavyflowband & @hideoussundemon . If you aren’t there you should be at the RTRFM quiz night!! 🖤 @newtalktheband

P.S thank you @rtrfm for letting us take over!! X
  • New Talk take over the RTRFM Instagram tomorrow ahead of their set at the #radiothon2018 Opening Party at Badlands Bar. 
And it is a very special takeover as they film a View From Here with us in a very special location. 
#chooseyourownadventure #radiothon2018
  • Go on, have a leisurely weekend with the #RTRFM #Spotifyplaylist 👌
Updated weekly with heckin sweet #tunes for your earholes
  • Next week is @caitlin.nienaber last week ar RTRFM so she is hanging out with all her mates. Catch her live next Friday @rhubarb_records_vinyl_cafe for a special live show. 
Repost# @caitlin.nienaber 
Got a club sandwich with JR today then took this pic out the front of his fave place - the BOM. No one loves the Beatles or the weather more than this dude 🌤
  • @freocommcup is fast approaching.. the teams have been deep in training and are ready to go. 
Today we are proud to announce both the Captains and Coaches for both teams. 
The Bandgropers (WA Musicians) will be lead on field by the Tenille Elkins (@elkbell , @apraamcos ) and Leon Ewing (Beaverloop, @sonnenmasse )

With coaching calls being made off field by WA music legends, Bob Gordon (Managing Editor, @aroundthesoundau and formerly of X-Press Magazine) and Dixie Battersby (@dbpublicity  former publicist for EMI and friend of every Australian musician that matters)

The Newshounds (Media & Community Organisations) will be led by current @walabor Treasurer and football tragic @benwyatt74 MLA and RTRFM presenter Marnie Richardson. 
They will be dutifully coached by Simon Bloke Collins (music editor at @thewestaustralian ) and Danae Gibson (RTRFM’s talk producer and biggest AFLW fan going around)

Join us on September 9 at Fremantle Oval home of @southfreobulldogs for a day of footy, community, music and good times all in the name of @reclinkaustralia , a charity who help the disadvantaged through sport and art. 
Bands for the after party to be announced in a few weeks. 
Grab your early bird tickets now: https://rtrfm.oztix.com.au/?Event=88296
  • “I’m the biggest woman ever now”

@yourgirlpho has been hugely inspired by the music and menstrual magic of fellow West Australian woman @lucyspeaches 
Phoebe played Lucy’s song “Be So Good” on #SlightlyOdway before she hits the Wyola Club for Hidden Treasures 2018 - WEEK 3 - Thursday July 19 in Freo. 🔈: Terri Bellem from Planeterrium Audio
🎥: Matt Puccinelli from @capturaobscura
  • We're counting down the top played tracks from the first half of 2018 on Out To Lunch right now!
Who do you think will make the list? - some spoilers in the pic...
#RTRFM #LocalMusic #PerthMusic #PerthRadio #TheSoundAlternative #TopTracks
  • ICYMI, you can re-stream Caitlin's chat with the hilarious and incredibly talented Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami - stars, writers, and directors (talented is an understatement) of the latest comedy gold straight outta NZ -  The Breaker Upperers. 
Produced by @taikawaititi best known for What We Do in the Shadows, Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Boy, this latest offering is quickly taking Aus by storm!
rtrfm.com.au/story/the-breaker-upperers

#TheBreakerUpperers #NewZealand #comedyfilm #RTRFM #interview #TheSoundAlternative

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