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

Northbridge Spring Staycation

Rhubarb Records

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

From Satchmo Café

Jewish Baking Night for 4

From William Street Cycle Co

A Tokyo push bike of your choice

From Mane Liquor

A free Growler fill every fortnight for a year

From Infinite Energy

A 1.5kw home Solar Package

From Lambretta and Ace Scooters

A Lambretta V-special scooter

Latest Stories

Taking Care of Business: lessons learned

Friday 15th February

Taking Care of Business: lessons learned

Brian Childs, Business Advisor at the Small Business Development Corporation, has a seen a LOT of […]

Movie Squad: Happy Death Day 2U & Border

Friday 15th February

Movie Squad: Happy Death Day 2U & Border

Local film buffs Simon Miraudo and Tristan Fidler are back on Breakfast for the weekly edition […]

Karen O’Leary is our favourite Kiwi

Friday 15th February

Karen O’Leary is our favourite Kiwi

Karen O’Leary’s pretty damn good at pretending to be a Police officer. So much so, she […]

The Return of Ursula

Friday 15th February

The Return of Ursula

Local band Ursula are back from a rather long hiatus with a new lineup and a […]

Zeal & Ardor

Friday 15th February

Zeal & Ardor

Avant garde metal project Zeal & Ardor are in town for Perth Festival next week, and RTRFM’s Ai-Ling […]

Christmas Island Re-Opening

Thursday 14th February

Christmas Island Re-Opening

For the first time in almost 80 years, the federal government has lost a vote on […]

10,000 Decisions at Fringe World

Thursday 14th February

10,000 Decisions at Fringe World

American performer Robyn Perkins is bringing her show 10,000 Decisions to Fringe World, aiming to mix […]

Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy

Thursday 14th February

Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy

The war on waste continues with the announcement of a blueprint to help mange Western Australia’s […]

Say Hello to Carly Findlay

Thursday 14th February

Say Hello to Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay is a writer, speaker, podcaster, appearance activist and proud disabled woman. Her book, Say […]

Live at RTRFM

3rd October 2018

Slightly Odway: Shy Panther V Rokwell & Groom

“Two legendary world class musicians in our own backyard who have collaborated together to make a […]

25th September 2018

The View From Here #28: Carla Geneve

The final View From Here in the 2018 series sees one of Perth’s brightest stars, Carla […]

12th September 2018

Slightly Oddway: Priscilla v Joni In The Moon

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

27th August 2018

VIDEOPCLIP PREMIERE: Nostalgia Oscura by Last Tuneless

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

Rohan G. and Levi M. Bring the Machine Heat

Thursday 14th February

Rohan G. and Levi M. Bring the Machine Heat

What happens when two very different and yet equally talented local producers come together to create […]

All Hail the Potato King

Thursday 14th February

All Hail the Potato King

Tony Galati is not only a legend in the potato world, he’s an absolute WA hero. […]

This Week's Featured Music

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

RTRFM Feature

Triage by Methyl Ethel

Local Feature

Stretch by Levi M. & Rohan G.

RTRFM Sound Selection

Our favourite 14 new tracks

Sinner (For Your Love)

Web Rumours

Manipulate Feat. Chiseko

Your Girl Pho

Not Ready 4 This

V

I Need You

Octo Octa

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 […]

Tanaya Harper is no Shit Talker

Wednesday 13th February

Tanaya Harper is no Shit Talker

After releasing her debut solo EP, Some Kinds, mid way through last year, Tanaya Harper dropped by […]

Bright Lights No City

Wednesday 13th February

Bright Lights No City

Bright Lights No City is a series brought to you in partnership with The Centre for […]

YUMMY dishes up a legendary cabaret

Wednesday 13th February

YUMMY dishes up a legendary cabaret

YUMMY is a multi-talented cabaret collective hailing from the sunny shores of Melbourne. After an award-winning […]

Wednesday 13th February

Slightly Odway: Methyl Ethel V Rabbit Island

“I’m going to try my best to cover one of my dear friend Amber’s Rabbit Island […]

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Body Movin’: Diabetes

Wednesday 13th February

Body Movin’: Diabetes

Marnie Downer joined RTRFM for another edition of Body Movin’, discussing diabetes and possible cures.

Understorey: Steve Thomas MLC,  WA Shadow Environment Minister

Wednesday 13th February

Understorey: Steve Thomas MLC, WA Shadow Environment Minister

Climate change, CO2 concentrations, fracking, waste, energy, and social change – Western Australia’s affable state Shadow […]

Lola Cherry Cola sweetens up Fringe

Wednesday 13th February

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  • Get on down to the West Australian Maritime Museum Balcony this Sunday to catch Fremantle's Salary as they bring their big band magic to the Harbour Sundays 2019 stage! 
Take in the setting sun over the Indian Ocean with a drink from Gage Roads Brewing Co and round off your weekend with us. 
Playing times: 
5pm - 6pm - DJ Harvey Rae (Drivetime)
6pm - 6:40pm - Tom Fisher and the Layaboutser and the Layabouts
7pm - 7:40pm - Salary
7:40pm - 9pm - DJ Harvey Rae (Drivetime)
  • With a reputation that well and truly precedes her, Joan Jett has done it all in the world of rock.
Her documentary, "Bad Reputation", released late last year and Monday Out To Lunch presenter Libby Noble recently spoke with her about how the film came to be.
You can re-stream their chat now over at http://rtrfm.com.au
  • We’ve got your Sunday arvo sorted with Harbour Sundays. Join Salary, DJ Harvey Rae and Tom Fisher and The Layabouts at the iconic Freo WA Maritime Museum balcony. 
After catching this exquisite line-up of local bands, gaze at the magical costumes from the musical career of iconic Kylie Minogue.
  • "I'm going to try my best to cover one of my dear friend Amber's @leroyfresh_rabbitisland song 'Space, Man' " and try his best did Jake Webb do.

The brains behind @methylethel joined Breakfast with Taylah but with Matt this morning to take on RTRFM's Slightly Odway.

He covered his good friend Rabbit Island's epic track, Space Man... all nine minutes of it.

After  playing sold out shows and at festivals around the world over the past  few years, the 5-piece is looking forward to the release of their new  album Triage this weekend, it is also the RTRFM Feature all this week  across the station.

Audio: Terri Bellem
Visuals: @steph.pease
  • madison moore is a cultural critic, DJ and assistant professor of gender, sexuality and women’s studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, who will be in town for Perth Festival this year.
RTRFM's Danae Gibson chatted with madison ahead of the Perth Festival Writer's Week. You can re-stream their conversation now at rtrfm.com.au
  • Lucy Peach is making waves at Fringe World Festival with her show "My Greatest Period Ever", delving into the power of the female menstrual cycle.
She stopped into our studio for a chat on Breakfast with Matt, which you can re-stream now over at rtrfm.com.au
  • Take in the setting sun on the Indian Ocean to the drawling country sounds of Tom Fisher and the Layabouts this Sunday at the balcony of the WA Maritime Museum for Harbour Sundays 2019. 
Enjoy a cold drink from Gage Roads Brewing Co. at one of Perth's most picturesque venues and enjoy your summer arvo by the sea in Freo.
  • This week's Local Feature comes from producers Rohan G. (AKA Cow Cablin) and Levi M. (FKA Afrodo) with their split Album, Stretch.

Individually contributing five groove-laden, funky electronic sounds that explore the gamut of house and disco flavours, Rohan G. and Levi M. production perfectly compliment each other to achieve a cohesive record of modern dance music.

A meeting of two very different yet kindred musical minds, Stretch will no doubt be a feature on a dance floor near you.

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