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Racoo discusses her new album and Rottnest’s dark past

Thursday 12th April / presented by Caitlin Nienaber

Fremantle singer/songwriter Rachel Hocking came in to tell us all about her debut album – Airport Hospitals –  released under her project, Racoo.

She also reveals the meaning behind her new song Wadjemup and its reflection of colonial atrocities committed on what we now call Rottnest Island.

 Band-member Sean Gorman joined Rachel in the studio to cover a Crutch song.

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