Program Schedule

Download PDF Version
On Air : Listen
Alternative Frequencies
Check out the online media archive

The View From Here #12: Doctopus

Thursday 10th December / posted by Chris Wheeldon

RTRFM’s twelve-part series The View From Here concludes its first season with a episode of live performances from Perth’s premiere slacker rock buddies Doctopus.

Forged in the fires of North Perth and residing from their spiritual home of The Bird, Doctopus have toured Australia and the USA with good pals Pond, stumbled over the stages of Groovin’ the Moo and Camp Doogs and earned a reputation as one of the most stupidly fun live bands in Perth.

Earlier this year the rambunctious trio popped by the RTRFM studios to put smash out a 20-minute set in the middle of our office, including performances of Wobbegong, A.O.E., Feel Good Hits and Social Anxiety.

Doctopus are on a brief break but will be playing shows near you very soon. In the meantime, this is the next best thing to seeing them in the flesh.

The View From Here is a twelve-part short film series that launched in November 2014 with support from the Department of Culture and the Arts. The series aims to showcase the wellspring of talent in Western Australia’s music scene, across a variety of genres and locations.

This episode is the last DCA-funded production of The View From Here.

[redintro]SET LIST[/redintro]

Mettam's Pool
Wobbegong Reprise
Wobbegong
Feel Good Hits
Social Anxiety
Patty Mills
Country
A.O.E
I Don't Wanna Be Here

[redintro]CREDIT[/redintro]

Filmed, edited and animated by Sam Price. Produced by Chris Wheeldon. Audio mixed and engineered by Adrian Sardi.

This project is supported by the Department of Culture and the Arts.

Tags In This Story

All live musical performances are included in our podcasts with the express permission of artists, who reserve all other rights in their music. All music used in our podcasts is licensed under an APRA Community Broadcasting license agreement.

Latest Stories

Taking Care of Business: exposure kills

Monday 18th February

Taking Care of Business: exposure kills

Everyone working in a creative industry has probably been asked to supply their craft in exchange […]

Meet A. J. Betts

Monday 18th February

Meet A. J. Betts

In the lead up to the Perth Festival Writers Week, we’re hearing from some of the […]

Steven Hensby back at RTRFM

Monday 18th February

Steven Hensby back at RTRFM

Musician extraordinaire Steven Hensby, member of Some Like It Yacht and Steven Hensby Band, joined RTRFM’s […]

It’s a Homegrown Duo

Monday 18th February

It’s a Homegrown Duo

Perth duo Otiuh visit the RTRFM studio to promote their new single release ‘Move’ and chat […]

Darcy Baylis RTRFM playlist

Monday 18th February

Darcy Baylis RTRFM playlist

Melbourne-based artist Darcy Baylis whilst in Perth swung by RTRFM studios for a mix set and […]

Maduro, Politicised Aid and A Country in Turmoil

Monday 18th February

Maduro, Politicised Aid and A Country in Turmoil

Widespread political instability, hyperinflation and a severely crippled health service are only the surface lesions plaguing […]

Savage at Neon Picnic

Monday 18th February

Savage at Neon Picnic

Local artist, Michael Savage, popped by Breakfast to help us launch Neon Picnic. He spoke with […]

Perth Festival Artist in Residence Ursula Martinez

Saturday 16th February

Perth Festival Artist in Residence Ursula Martinez

British writer, performance artist and director Ursula Martinez is Artist in Residence at the Perth Festival in […]