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The Improvement Club: a new surreal comedy

Friday 22nd June

The Improvement Club: a new surreal comedy

Razor-sharp Perth writer Jeffrey Jay Fowler is behind the second premiere work from The Last Great Hunt‘s […]

Gaming Disorder: a new diagnosis

Friday 22nd June

Gaming Disorder: a new diagnosis

The World Health Organisation has, for the first time, recognised “gaming disorder” – compulsive and obsessive […]

Empty Bowls: a souper initiative

Friday 22nd June

Empty Bowls: a souper initiative

Empty Bowls Perth is a new event to help combat food insecurity. Potters and Ceramicists have […]

Directors’ Cut: a pervasive curtain call

Friday 22nd June

Directors’ Cut: a pervasive curtain call

Directors’ Cut is a new exhibition at the John Curtin Gallery showcasing the distinctive views of […]

Under the sea with Mal de Mer

Friday 22nd June

Under the sea with Mal de Mer

Local surf & funk influenced indie-pop 5-piece Mal De Mer dropped into Thursday Out To Lunch […]

Swinehound’s Ode to Orpheus

Friday 22nd June

Swinehound’s Ode to Orpheus

Max Barton from The Swinehounds is in Australia for the next month, performing and writing music. Barton […]

Pre-Hiatus Telete Tune

Friday 22nd June

Pre-Hiatus Telete Tune

Local dream-pop duo, Mai Barnes and Hayley Jane-Ayres – AKA Telete – swung by to join Caitlin […]

Movie Squad: Jurassic World & Ideal Home

Friday 22nd June

Movie Squad: Jurassic World & Ideal Home

Time to turn off your phone, break out the snacks and settle in for Movie Squad! This […]

Engineering Program on hand for Indigenous Students

Thursday 21st June

Engineering Program on hand for Indigenous Students

Engineer Tim Keely is under way with facilitating a program through Curtin University at the Indigenous […]

Live at RTRFM

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 […]

Thursday 26th April

The View From Here #23: Grievous Bodily Calm

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

Friday 20th April

Daisies Net, ‘Gently’ Music Video

Local experimental musician, Emma Stokes of Daisies Net has released her video for the song ‘Gently’, […]

Healing Spaces for the Stolen Generation

Thursday 21st June

Healing Spaces for the Stolen Generation

Curtin University, The Bringing Them Home Committee (BTHC) and the Southern Aboriginal Corporation (SAC), have come together […]

FITTER HAPPIER – Continence (Urinary Self Control)

Thursday 21st June

FITTER HAPPIER – Continence (Urinary Self Control)

Here to discuss statistics, reasoning, as well as the other issues revolving around continence and incontinence […]

This Week's Featured Music

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

RTRFM Feature

Nothing Is Still by Leon Vynehall

Local Feature

Organised Chaos by Gemma Farrell Quintet

RTRFM Sound Selection

Our favourite 14 new tracks

Like Honey

Telete

Faux Text

Drahla

Deep In The Big

Rabbit Island

Nim Dong

Eishan Ensemble

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 […]

Funding boost to sexual assault services in WA

Thursday 21st June

Funding boost to sexual assault services in WA

Simone McGurk is the Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; […]

Talking Dreamalysis with Black Stone from the Sun

Thursday 21st June

Talking Dreamalysis with Black Stone from the Sun

Black Stone from the Sun‘s debut album – Dreamalysis– is finally getting a home town launch […]

Mel from Flyball Governor and Ella Munro talk New Music

Thursday 21st June

Mel from Flyball Governor and Ella Munro talk New Music

Local act Flyball Governor are launching their new EP – Purpose Built – this weekend; and […]

Child Labour and Consumerism

Thursday 21st June

Child Labour and Consumerism

Child labour is something we’re often told not to think about, but in an era where […]

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Science with Sarah Lau (R.I.P Puan the Orangutan)

Thursday 21st June

Science with Sarah Lau (R.I.P Puan the Orangutan)

Each week we get the latest in Science news thanks to Sarah Lau, our resident science […]

‘Slice of life’ – An interview with The Heights’ Warren Clarke

Thursday 21st June

‘Slice of life’ – An interview with The Heights’ Warren Clarke

Production has begun in Perth on ABC’s new ‘slice of life’ serial drama series, The Heights, […]

Safe as Houses – Tenancy WA

Thursday 21st June

Safe as Houses – Tenancy WA

Carmen Acosta,  Executive Manager of Tenancy WA, chatted with Graeme Watson about the Safe as Houses […]

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  • Episode 4 of VHS Tracking Radio is comin' at ya! 
Tune in to #Revolver today from 11am to join your host Tristan Fidler from Movie Squad and special guest Dawn Yates for the Famous Musicians Soundtrack episode! 
We're talking established musicians - stars in the world of pop, rock, dance music, etc - who broadened their creative horizons and contributed original scores, songs or covers to feature films. 
Featuring tunes from such legends as @neilyoung , @daftpunk , Tangerine Dream, @toriamos , @ko O, @bjork , and many more! 
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  • Tonight from 11pm, tune in to #MidnightSpecial on #RTRFM as host Erin Puccinelli presents a 2 hour #Icelandicmusic special. 
Join Erin as she sonically explores artists, singers and bands from the stunning, yet often overlooked #Iceland.

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  • “We’ll never know what it was really written about… but you read those lyrics and they’re stunning”

@tanayaharpermusic ❤️ @katysteele 
She took on Little Birdy's epic power ballad "Relapse" for #SlightlyOdway on Breakfast with Caitlin this morning, backed by Beau and Luke from Ghost Care.

You can catch the launch of Tanaya's EP SOME KINDS on June 24, and July 1 at @rhubarb_records_vinyl_cafe. 📷  @capturaobscura 
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  • Tune in to Rock Rattle and Roll tonight at 7pm to catch Holly Doll and Delta Strand serving up an all ladies lineup! Covering from #rock'nroll to #garage, #country to #rockabilly, #rhythmandblues and more from today and yesteryear!

Featuring the sounds of Nancy Sinatra, Wanda Jackson, Big Maybelle, Etta James, Pasty Cline, The 5.6.7.8's, Catzilla, and The Del Moroccos and more... #RTRFM #RockRattleNRoll #Rockabilly #TheSoundAlternative #PerthRadio #CommunityRadio #60sGarage #LadiesofRock #VintageRock #WomentoTheFront #WomeninMusic
  • The annual RTRFM Quiz is back this July at The North Perth Town Hall, featuring ten rounds of mind-bending trivia that will test your knowledge, memory and brain power. 
Our Quizmaster Danae Gibson will be joined on stage with DJ Eddie Electric for a night of music and general knowledge trivia. 
Tables are available for groups of six, so gather up all your favourite nerds to see if you can take home the coveted title of Champion Team. 
Joining the Music Quiz in 2018 for the covers round is The Boost Hero Man with an electric, El Ritmo take on local and international tunes.

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