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Midnight Special

Thursdays 11-1am

A late night talk show that changes every week with a new host and a different topic.

Special guest/s will hang out live in studio, providing good chat and occasional performances between tunes. Or there’ll be a music-themed focus with a presenter taking the listener through a particular genre, era, band, geographical location, etc. We’ve had chefs talk about their favourite tunes, sound collage interviews about dreams, audio recordings from festivals, podcast episodes about MIDI tunes, on-air live karaoke, movie soundtrack focused shows, and so much more!

Whatever the week, you can always count on it being something special!

Forget sleep, stay up, and listen to the Midnight Special On RTRFM.

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Thu 1 Mar 2018 Listen

Taking hold of the microphone reins, your newest host (and friend) Ben Yaxley takes listeners on a long-yarn trip through the wilde worlds of MIDI music, ghost stories and urban apparrell. We hear the debut of a new spinoff podcast "The MIDI-night Special" where Ben and his friend Tim Gates talk computer music, the Simarillion and the advantages of being able to timestop an entire orchestra.  Experimental film maker and funnyperson Ellen Broadhurst comes into the studio to talk on her latest project Ghosts of Vincent, a documentary about the Perth Ghost Scene, which will be part of the Revelation Film Festival in June.   Visual artist Anthony Iacomella (AKA Big Tony) phones in to talk about his solo show Most Wasted and Ben tries to uncover some of the mysteries beind Big Tony's painting. Ellen and Tony join in for some cool new segments "Poolside Pandemonium", "Fashion Club", "Jasper's Questions about Reincarnation", and "SOBs of the Silver Screens - what movie had you sobbing like a newborn baby" - to which our answers were all Click.

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