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Talks Interviews

The Business of Being a Writer with Georgia Richter

Friday 21st February

The Business of Being a Writer with Georgia Richter

Georgia Richter from Fremantle Press, chatted with RTRFM about the Business of Being a A Writer, […]

Literature & Ideas – Ahmed Yussuf

Friday 21st February

Literature & Ideas – Ahmed Yussuf

Writer and journalist Ahmed Yussuf is the co-editor of Growing Up African in Australia, the first non-fiction anthology […]

Saturday Slowdowns – Pig Melon

Friday 21st February

Saturday Slowdowns – Pig Melon

Founder of Pig Melon Gallery Leigh joins us in studio to chat about the first instalment of […]

Literature & Ideas – Heather Rose

Friday 21st February

Literature & Ideas – Heather Rose

Heather Rose is the author of eight novels for both adults and children. In 2017 her […]

FITTER | HAPPIER: Sugary Drinks are a Rotten Choice

Thursday 20th February

FITTER | HAPPIER: Sugary Drinks are a Rotten Choice

The Cancer Council WA has launched their Live Lighter campaign for this year, disincentivising the consumption […]

Literature & Ideas – Sanam Maher

Thursday 20th February

Literature & Ideas – Sanam Maher

Pakistani author and journalist Sanam Maher has been bringing to light stories of Pakistani’s art, culture, […]

Music Interviews

Saturday Slowdowns – Pig Melon

Friday 21st February

Saturday Slowdowns – Pig Melon

Founder of Pig Melon Gallery Leigh joins us in studio to chat about the first instalment of […]

The return of Sex Panther

Thursday 20th February

The return of Sex Panther

Sex Panther are pulling themselves back up on stage with the re-launch of single Mercedes.  Storm and Mouth […]

Weyes Blood rises to the occasion for Perth Fest

Thursday 20th February

Weyes Blood rises to the occasion for Perth Fest

In 2019 we saw American musician Natalie Mering, aka Weyes Blood, deliver her fourth studio album Titanic Rising with […]

RTRFM Neon Picnic: Gemma Farrell Quintet

Thursday 20th February

RTRFM Neon Picnic: Gemma Farrell Quintet

Next month, we’re asking you to come frolic in the wonderful Hyde Park for Neon Picnic. […]

Wednesday 19th February

Slightly Odway: Con Art V Mining Tax

“Wonder if we ever locked eyes across the room at a Mining Tax show” Con Art […]

Trust & Doubt surround Agnes Obel’s Myopia

Wednesday 19th February

Trust & Doubt surround Agnes Obel’s Myopia

Danish musician Agnes Obel has readied her sixth studio album Myopia. Completed in her home studio in Berlin, […]

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Premieres

PREMIERE: Siobhan Cotchin

Wednesday 19th February

PREMIERE: Siobhan Cotchin

You’d almost forget Siobhan Cotchin is just 19 -year-old, with the sound and skill she puts forward. […]

PREMIERE: Oceanique

Tuesday 11th February

PREMIERE: Oceanique

South-West sister duo Oceanique have readied their second single Grandmother’s Shelf. It’s a piano driven folk track reminiscent […]

PREMIERE: Turtle Bay Television

Wednesday 5th February

PREMIERE: Turtle Bay Television

Turtle Bay Television unleash their third and final single before dropping their debut album in April. Cronenberg was […]

This Week's Featured Music

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

RTRFM Feature

The Slow Rush by Tame Impala

Local Feature

Spend A Little Time by Tom Fisher & The Layabouts

RTRFM Sound Selection

Our favourite 14 new tracks

Soya Feat. Solo Sanou

Mowgan

Restless

CocoRosie

I'm There Feat. Saskia Britain

Supathick

Floating

Lo

Live at RTRFM

Wednesday 19th February

Slightly Odway: Con Art V Mining Tax

“Wonder if we ever locked eyes across the room at a Mining Tax show” Con Art […]

Monday 10th February

Slightly Odway: Brayden Sibbald V Grace Armstrong

“I just love this song – when this came out this was the one” As our […]

Thursday 30th January

Slightly Odway: FUZZ TOADS V The Chemist

“It was pretty unanimous.” “It was The Chemist from the start.” When picking a tune to […]

Wednesday 15th January

Slightly Odway: Supernaked V Verge Collection

“It rings true, I like to not ever leave the Freo bubble” For our first Slightly […]

‘Reviewing the Oscar Nominees’ (Movie Squad Podcast #30)

Monday 3rd February

‘Reviewing the Oscar Nominees’ (Movie Squad Podcast #30)

The Movie Squad Podcast has been green-lit for a second season! For our first episode of […]

‘Best of 2019 Awards’ with Special Guest Janice Loreck (Movie Squad Podcast #29)

16th December 2019

‘Best of 2019 Awards’ with Special Guest Janice Loreck (Movie Squad Podcast #29)

So long, SAG Awards. Get outta here, BAFTAS. And don’t you dare bring your DGAs near […]

‘Best TV of 2019’ with Special Guest Janice Loreck (Movie Squad Podcast #28)

25th November 2019

‘Best TV of 2019’ with Special Guest Janice Loreck (Movie Squad Podcast #28)

Movie Squad breaks protocol and becomes The Television Squad with this special episode of our podcast! The […]

Moordijt Mag

Finding the Heart of the Nation

Thursday 20th February

Finding the Heart of the Nation

Since the Uluru Statement from the Heart was formed in 2017, author Thomas Mayor has travelled […]

The Moorditj Mag Podcast: Ep #16

10th December 2019

The Moorditj Mag Podcast: Ep #16

Ebony Garlett steers the ship solo today, crossing to Jodi Hoffman live at the national First Nation’s […]

The Moorditj Mag Podcast: Ep #15

25th November 2019

The Moorditj Mag Podcast: Ep #15

Nick and Jodi are joined by Daniel Featherstone in discussing national indigenous media conference Converge, and its importance […]

The Man Who Loves Everything

The Man Who Loves Everything Episode: 14

Tuesday 18th February

The Man Who Loves Everything Episode: 14

This week our favourite father, author, liver of life Laurie Steed was back to tell us about […]

The Man Who Loves Everything: Episode 13

Wednesday 12th February

The Man Who Loves Everything: Episode 13

He is The Man Who Loves Everything and he is back to share his love for it all. […]

The Man Who Loves Everything: Episode 12

Tuesday 4th February

The Man Who Loves Everything: Episode 12

The Man Who Loves Everything is back spreading joy and wisdom. His name is Laurie Steed and he is […]

The Man Who Loves Everything: Episode 11

Tuesday 28th January

The Man Who Loves Everything: Episode 11

The Man Who Loves Everything is back spreading joy and wisdom. His name is Laurie Steed […]

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  • This is Jamie.. you may have seen him hitting drums in @patchowtheband and @newtalktheband but when he isn't doing that he lays floors for a living. 
Over the next couple of weekends alongside Tim Stacey from @covrd.wa will be putting the final touches on our recent renovations of the RTRFM Common Space. Putting the finishing touches to the work from Kraftwerk. 
The Common Space was made possible by the Commonwealth Government through the Stronger Communities Program and is designed to give our presenters and guests a space to connect with each other, plus with the added bonus of more space for intimate and one of gigs, including expanding our Slightly Odway filming space. 
We'll show you when it is all done and on March 3rd we will launch the line up for In The Pines 2020 with a special live to air set from one of the bands playing. Hush Hush.
  • Early Bird In The Pines tickets are nearly sold out. Get one now to make sure you are there for the 27th edition of #inthepines20🌲🌲🌲 We launch the full lineup on Tuesday March 3rd with a live set from one of the bands playing at the new RTRFM Common Space (reonvated kitchen at our studio) on Breakfast with Taylah. 
If you want to be one of only 10 subscribers to watch the ‘band’ play, tell us your favourite In The Pines memory below or email to admin@rtrfm.com.au.
  • Watch the boats and yachts, the tugs and barges, as they roll in and out of Fremantle’s working port whilst listening to some of the city’s finest local musicians and DJs at #HarbourSundays 2020.

This Sunday enjoy the reggae rhythms of @crucialrockers . Fronted by Grace Barbé, Crucial Rockers bring you sweet and authentic Jamaican rhythms and wicked dance hall vibes with a mix of classic reggae, ska, Studio One, roots dub rockers and dance hall.

Harbour Sundays is always FREE, but make sure you get down early to grab a seat. It all kicks off at 4pm on the balcony of the WA Maritime Museum.
  • The final Harbour Sundays goes down this Sunday at Maritime @wamuseum. Doors from 4pm. 
Tunes from @crucialrockers @thebambuseaerhythmsection and @dj_osric 
Get down early to get a spot.
  • Happening February 26th:
Lee Sappho, Dixie Battersby, Jane Armstrong and Lorraine Clifford will share stories at #GirlsGotRhythm as a lead up to Highway To Hell! 
This wonderful event will be held at Wireless Hill Park from 7pm to 9pm.
Tickets available now through the link in our bio!
  • The last #HarbourSundays 2020 of the series is this weekend, celebrating live, local music on the balcony of the WA Maritime Museum.

We've got six-piece groove-based band @thebambuseaerhythmsection with their fusion of original funk, rhythm & blues, rock & roll and psychedelic music for you to get funky and dubby with! Harbour Sundays is free, so get down from 4-8pm and enjoy your Sunday afternoon with us.
  • "Wonder if we ever locked eyes across the room at a Mining Tax show"

Con Art had their crack at Slightly Odway this morning, taking on Mining Tax's Footy. 
The newly formed group, featuring members of Shit Narnia, Sara Salt Band and Fox Scully have made light work of their short time together, already producing their debut release.

You can catch Con Art at Clancy's Fish Pub in Fremantle on March 14.

Audio: Damon Sutton & Isla Dunne
Video: Liana Kelly
  • Joining a legacy of films such as Bonnie and Clyde and Thelma & Louise, Queen & Slim is a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the staggering human toll of racism and the life-shattering price of violence.

Thanks to Universal Pictures Australia, we have tickets for a very special advance screening of Queen & Slim up for grabs!

Thursday 5th March
Luna Palace Cinemas @ 6.15pm 
For your chance to WIN a double pass, simply tag a mate below

#QueenAndSlim In cinemas March 12
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