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Radiothon 2018 Prizes

Everyone that subscribes to RTRFM during Radiothon 2018 goes in the running to take home one of our amazing major prizes.

Check out a selection of the prizes below. More details and a full list of major prizes are on the Radiothon page.

From Infinite Energy

A 1.5kw home Solar Package

From William Street Cycle Co

A Tokyo push bike of your choice

From Lambretta and Ace Scooters

A Lambretta V-special scooter

From WAM

A double pass to the 2018 WAM conference

Salt and company Cooking School

Cooking and Feasting Night for Six

Rhubarb Records

Audio-Technica LP60 turntable, two pairs of headphones and a Bluetooth speaker system

From Alex Hotel, The Standard, Bivouac, Black Swan State Theatre Company, Chicho Gelato, Shadow Wine Bar

Northbridge Spring Staycation

Latest Stories

Jenny Simpson Is  Bright Young Thing

Friday 21st September

Jenny Simpson Is Bright Young Thing

The AWESOME International Arts Fair for Bright Young Things is coming to Perth! The children’s festival […]

Accessible Arts in Alice Springs with Fiona Tuomy

Friday 21st September

Accessible Arts in Alice Springs with Fiona Tuomy

Fiona Tuomy is a film maker, screenwriter, writing group facilitator, mentor, advocate for artists with disabilities, […]

Movie Squad: The House With The Clock In The Walls & Ladies In Black

Friday 21st September

Movie Squad: The House With The Clock In The Walls & Ladies In Black

Perth’s movie-masters, Tristan Fidler and Simon Miruado join Taylah Strano on Breakfast for the weekly edition […]

Emma Louise goes deep with new record

Friday 21st September

Emma Louise goes deep with new record

Australian songstress Emma Louise has been very busy. With a few records already under her belt she’s pushed […]

PREMIERE: Lana Always Wonders Why

Friday 21st September

PREMIERE: Lana Always Wonders Why

Local musician/producer/vocalist/sonic experimenter Lana Rothnie has jumped from strength to strength over the past few years, supporting everyone […]

Bi+ Visibility in Media

Thursday 20th September

Bi+ Visibility in Media

In the monthly Triple Bi-Pass Representation Hour on Joy 94.9, Jennifer Piper dives deep to comment on […]

2018 Ally Conference: Morgan Carpenter

Thursday 20th September

2018 Ally Conference: Morgan Carpenter

Morgan Carpenter is co-executive director of Intersex Human Rights Australia and a PhD candidate at University […]

David Collard on Moorditj Mag

Thursday 20th September

David Collard on Moorditj Mag

David Collard talks with the Moorditj Mag men about the three day camping trip he’ll be […]

FITTER | HAPPIER: Spring Hay Fever

Thursday 20th September

FITTER | HAPPIER: Spring Hay Fever

Spring brings warmth, but for those with dengue fever and other vulnerabilities to hay fever, it […]

Live at RTRFM

Wednesday 19th September

Slightly Odway: Didion’s Bible V Turnstyle

“What is spraying water on the stereo but the ultimate transgressive act against authority – I […]

Wednesday 12th September

Slightly Oddway: Priscilla v Joni In The Moon

“There’s this line in the song where it goes ‘sooky sooky cry baby’ – both Tera […]

Wednesday 5th September

Slightly Odway: Kid Dingo V Blud

“It became a bit of a thing at my highschool, to listen to Blud. It was […]

Monday 27th August

VIDEOPCLIP PREMIERE: Nostalgia Oscura by Last Tuneless

Nostalgia Oscura is the first single from the first album, by Last Tuneless – which will […]

Ultra Marathons: WTF

Thursday 20th September

Ultra Marathons: WTF

The Watercourse on Foot Ultra Marathon is affectionately known as WTF.  You can choose to either […]

Spare Parts’ Night Zoo

Thursday 20th September

Spare Parts’ Night Zoo

The Night Zoo is a new production from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre that centres around Jamie, […]

This Week's Featured Music

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

RTRFM Feature

Room 25 by Noname

Local Feature

FEAR by Skullcave

RTRFM Sound Selection

Our favourite 14 new tracks

V

Throwing snow

Muscle Memory

Banoffee

'Cause You Say So (Rainbow)

Cedric Street Exorcist

Richard In Your Mind

Green Lava

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business: from sole trader to company status with Cat Paz

Monday 17th September

Taking Care of Business: from sole trader to company status with Cat Paz

Whereabouts should you change your business from a sole trader to company status – and what […]

Taking Care of Business: Online Marketing

Monday 10th September

Taking Care of Business: Online Marketing

In the digital age, online marketing is paramount for small businesses, even if it can appear […]

Taking Care of Business: what ice hockey can teach us about business

Monday 3rd September

Taking Care of Business: what ice hockey can teach us about business

Mike Johnston is a life, business and ice hockey coach and keeps seeing so many parallels […]

Local Feature Album: Skullcave

Thursday 20th September

Local Feature Album: Skullcave

The local feature album on RTRFM this week comes from the local Doom/Post-Metal 3 piece Skullcave with their […]

Laura Skates and Hungry Plants

Thursday 20th September

Laura Skates and Hungry Plants

Laura Skates chats about carnivorous plants and why we have so many in Western Australia.

How Can Climate Change Affect Mental Health?

Wednesday 19th September

How Can Climate Change Affect Mental Health?

You might be surprised to hear that the weather may actually be the reason you’re feeling […]

Airsoft Legalisation

Wednesday 19th September

Airsoft Legalisation

Airsoft is a sport similar to paintball, though is reported to fire BBs that hurt much […]

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The Land That Time Forgot

The Land That Time Forgot: Shallow

Tuesday 18th September

The Land That Time Forgot: Shallow

Our weekly musical history lesson saw Ross Chisholm introduce us to the forgotten world of Shallow. Ross stopped by […]

The Land That Time Forgot – Schloff

Tuesday 11th September

The Land That Time Forgot – Schloff

Tuesday morning takes you on a trip down the less travelled path with a look into […]

The Land That Time Forgot: Spooky

Wednesday 5th September

The Land That Time Forgot: Spooky

Gather around for our weekly musical history lesson as Ross Chisolm joins Breakfast. Listen in to hear […]

Instagram

  • Theo Parrish and Marcellus Pittman dropped into the studio this arvo with @rokriley ahead of their performance tonight at @badlands.bar celebrating 20years of Sound Signature Recordings, Detroit.
  • Oh my... heavy heavy hitters in the studio this afternoon with @rokriley on Full Frequency. 
The one and only #theoparrish and @marcelluspittman will be in the studio in the mix and a whole show takeover.

They play at @badlands.bar tonight for @m.o.v.e.perth and @methodsperth.

Tune in from 3pm.
  • Always amazing to see RTRFM alumni taking over the world!! Tanya Bunter, Caitlin Nienaber, Gemma Pike, Stacy Gourgolis, Cam Macaloon and a host of others making waves at the national broadcaster around the country. 
#Repost @chocvanillaswirl
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Two happy little radio babies who met @rtrfm 💕 and meet again in Sydney // cc: @barrio_speedwagon xx
  • Tune in to Breakfast with Taylah tomorrow morning as local legends @skullcaveband will be in the studio to chat about their epic new album 'FEAR', our Local Feature Album this week!
Stream the show live from 6-9am (AWST) over at www.rtrfm.com.au then check out the Skullcave 'FEAR' Album Release Show at @badlands.bar on Friday, October 5th.
  • These will be hitting the streets soon as we gear up for the Fremantle Spring Music Festival, October 16 at @rockrover_  and @theaardvarkbar. 
If you see one around with a RTRFM sticker... take a pic, tag us and grab yourself a double pass to the gig. 
#gethunting #fremantlestory #welovefreo
  • "What is spraying water on the stereo, but the ultimate transgressive act against authority - I feel like that sums up our band right here." @didionsbible stuck it to us this morning on #slightlyodway and took on @turnstyletheband , Spray Water On The Stereo. 🎥 Matt Puccinelli at @capturaobscura 🔊 Terri Bellem at Planetarium Audio
  • These are back in stock but will not last!! Head to our shop to grab one!! Darcy Love got two!!
  • We love the sun and because the sun is out we have decided to extend the deadline for Radiothon payments a couple of extra weeks. 
Just to give you all a couple more weeks to Choose Your Own Adventure and subscribe to RTRFM.
You now have until Sunday October 7 to pay your pledges or jump online and subscribe.

We are just under $5000 away from our overall target and have close to $30,000 of unpaid pledges still outstanding. Help us close both of those gaps.

That means we will be open for three more Saturdays to come in an pay your subscription and pick up your spot prize.Head to our website to subscribe and to pay your pledge. .

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