September 11, 2020 – Chuck Prophet, Valerie on climate change

On today’s show we had a long chat with American singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet. Valerie joined us from Florida and we had lotsa new music.

Playlist

  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Mansion on the Hill
  • The Rolling Stones – Live with me
  • David Bowie – Ashes to Ashes
  • Teenage Halloween – Stationary
  • Daniel Romano – How Ill Thy World Is Ordered
  • Chuck Prophet – Marathon
  • Chuck Prophet – Get off the stage
  • Chuck Prophet – Willie and Nilli
  • Chuck Prophet – Paying My Respects to the Train
  • Kim Richey – Leaving Song
  • John Prine – Angel from Montgomery
  • Frecko – Good Times
  • Helen Townsend – Devil’s Curse
  • Rory Ellis – Inner Outlaw
  • Ear Projector – The Invisible Man
  • Ace Frehley – I’m Down
  • Roy Buchanan – Green Onions
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September 4, 2020 – Balkan Grill, Link Housing art show and Valerie

On this week’s show:

  • Ned Alphabet of Sydney band Balkan Grill gives us a heads up on their streaming gig on Mosh Pit TV on Saturday night.
  • Robin Fletcher from the Link Housing gives the lowdown on their annual art event. This year it goes online and on now. Catch it here.
  • Valerie joins us from Florida to talk about the latest shenanigans in her neck of the woods and the growing defund the police movement.
  • Plus lotsa new music from, including the title of the forthcoming James Willamson and Deniz Tek album.

Tracklist

  • Pubert Brown Fridge Occurrence – Love is a virus
  • Lachy Doley Group – Voodoo Chile
  • Mike Elrington – It still burns
  • Angus Ross – Canal
  • Balkan Grill – Belgrade Girl
  • Balkan Grill – Nebo
  • James Williamson & Deniz Tek – Jet Pack
  • Dodge Main – The Harder they Come
  • Scott Morgan – Mississippi Delta
  • Lunchbox – Gary of the academy
  • Internet Friends – Nah
  • Smokescreens – I love only you
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Theory of goat of yam
  • Corey Legge – I’ve bitten of more than I can chew
  • Miguel Rios – Narcissist
  • Van Walker – The World Goes on without us
  • Chuck Prophet – Nixonland
  • Johnny Casino – Somewhere lost in time
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August 28, 2020 – Van Walker, Elsie Lange, Valerie van de Panne

On today’s show we have

  • Van Walker on the line from Melbourne talking about his new album “Ghosting”.
  • Elise Lange talking about her new EP “Talk to Me”
  • Valerie joins us from Florida

Tracklist

  • Bike Club – Heart Beating
  • Godcaster – Even Your Blood is Electric
  • Initiates – Voidless
  • Deerhoof – Milk Man
  • Johnny Winter – Parchment Farm (Alternative Mix)
  • Johnny Winter – Avocado Green
  • Van Walker – Nobody Knows
  • Van Walker – The World Goes On Without Us
  • Van Walker – Crystal Ball
  • Kim Richey – Come Around
  • Steep Canyon Rangers – Sunny Days
  • Grant-Lee Phillips – Aint Done Yet
  • Chuck Prophet – Best Shirt On
  • Elsie Lange – Talk to Me
  • Elsie Lange – Tulips
  • Knot – Horse Trotting, the Feet Not Touching the Ground
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August, 21, 2020 – Johhny Casino, Melody Moko and Valerie van de Panne

On today’s show we have:

  • a long chat with Johnny Casino about his new album and other stuff
  • an interview with Brisbane songstress Melody Moko
  • US correspondent Valerie van de Panne talks about unschooling

You can read Valerie’s article on unschooling here.

Tracklist

  • Partner – Hello and Welcome
  • Leslie West – Here for the party
  • Van Walker – Closing time
  • Johnny Winter – Gangster of love
  • Waxworks – Mission Bells
  • Johnny Casino – I scare myself
  • Johnny Casino – Wichita Lineman
  • Johnny Casino – Hit the ground running
  • Johnny Casino – Sundown
  • Melody Moko – Last Cigarette
  • Melody Moko – Benjamin
  • Elsie Lange – Tulips
  • Kush – Macarthur park
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Sydney Sounds guest spot 15 August 2020

The Virtual Unreality crew sat in for Big Daddy K’s Sydney Sounds show.

Tracklist

  • Hoodoo Gurus – Hung out to dry
  • Howlin’ Threads – Body Moving
  • James Williamson & Deniz Tek – Stable
  • Tshitaki – Work it out
  • Bunt – Six and seven
  • John Kennedy – Brisbane – Electrical Storm
  • Peter Black – History Jack
  • Sunnyboys – Show me some discpline
  • X – Suck suck
  • Johnny Casino – Cerca Pero Tan Lejos (a song for Sue)
  • Johnny Casino – Dropping like flies
  • Carrie Phillis And The Downtown 3 – Let’s go
  • The Boobytraps – Be My Caveman
  • Suburban Bukowskis – Living In Sin In Petersham
  • The Smartfolk – One two three step four
  • Lachy Doley Group – The Strut
  • Imogen Clark – My own worst enemy
  • Em George – Flight
  • The New Christs – The Seeker
  • The Lime Spiders – Sparks
  • The On and Ons – Don’t want to talk
  • Loose Pills – Not The Driver
  • The Aints – Red Aces
  • The Aints – Know your product
  • Johnny Casino – Ghostships
  • Johnny Casino – Wichita Lineman
  • The Mismade – Man in the middle
  • Glitoris – Trump Card
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August 14, 2020 – Maton guitars exhibition, Valerie on veeps and Kamala Harris, new music

Lots on today’s show! Including:

  • Damian McDonald, the curator of the Maton guitars exhibition on now at the Power House Museum.
  • Valerie van de Panne gives us the low down on veeps and Kamala Harris.
  • New tracks from Nick Love & Los Straitjackets, Chuck Prophet, Johnny Casino, Imogen Clark, Elsie Lange and Melody Moko.

Listen!

Tracklist

  • Crosby Stills Nash & Young – Almost cut my hair
  • Hoodoo Gurus – Hung out to dry
  • Howlin’ Threads – Body Moving
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Corporate Public Control Department (C.P.C.D.)
  • The Kinks – You really got me
  • Phil Manning – I Wish There Was a Way
  • The Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
  • James Williamson & Deniz Tek – Stable
  • Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets – Lay it on Me
  • Los Straitjackets – Venus
  • Imogen Clark – My Own Worst Enemy
  • Jaguar Jonze – You Got Left Behind
  • Melody Moko – Benjamin
  • Elsie Lange – Talk to me
  • Chuck Prophet – Get off the stage
  • Johnny Casino – Cerca Pero Tan Lejos (a song for Sue)
  • Johnny Casino – Sundown
  • Chuck Prophet – High as Johnny Thunders
  • Van Walker – Closing Time
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August 7, 2020 – Dave Faulkner, Valerie van de Panne

On today’s show, we have Dave Faulkner of the Hoodoo Gurus talking about their new single “Hung out to dry”. Hint – they’re angry.

Valerie joins us from Florida.

Plus lots of new local and overseas releases.

Tracklist

  • Shotgun Mistress – Glorious Machine
  • Fingerless – Truth
  • Josh Orange – Little Miss America
  • Angus Gill and the Seasons of Change – Three minute movie
  • Em George – Flight
  • Hoodoo Gurus – Hung out to dry
  • Hoodoo Gurus – What’s my scene?
  • Hoodoo Gurus – Answered Prayers
  • Le Hoodoo Gurus – Leilani
  • The Victims – Television Addict
  • The Fleshtones – Face of the Screaming Werewolf
  • The Fey – Tear it off
  • Shitkid – Dying to
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Ramble Tamble
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July 31, 2020 – Pete Marley, Em George and Valerie

On today’s show

  • We have a long chat with Pete Marley from Marveline about the new album Savoury Toothed Tiger. Hint – expect the unexpected.
  • We also chat to Sydney songstress Em George about hew new EP, this time with a band. Hint – luscious.
  • Valerie van de Panne joins us from Florida after her road trip to Boston and back.
  • Plus we have lots of new music.

PS – Dave Faulkner on the show next week. Also true.

Tracklist

  • Fleetwood Mac – Black Magic Woman
  • The Third Mind – Reverberation
  • The No ones – No One Falls Alone
  • The On and Ons – Don’t want to talk about it
  • Marveline – Gonna get myself a demon
  • Marveline – Magic Umbrellar
  • Marveline – Made of stars
  • Marveline – (Theme For An Imaginary) Cop Show
  • Em George – In flight
  • Em George – Light comes in
  • Emmylou harris – Wayfairing Stranger
  • The Baseball Project – Here lies Carl Mays
  • Anna Karina – Roller Girl
  • Billy Childish & Holly Golightly – Demolition Girl
  • Mezcaltones – Six Days on the Road
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July 24, 2020 – Stuart Coupe, Howlin’ threads, Valerie Van de Panne

We’re back!

After 18 months we’re back in the big chair.

On today’s show:

  • Stuart Coupe talks about his new book on Paul Kelly
  • Matt from Howlin’ Threads talks about their new EP and being in a band in COVID times.
  • Valerie Van de Panne joins us from Florida
  • New music from Em George. Sean Nicholas McMahon, Mike Elrington, Lucie Tiger and Melody Moko

Track list

  • Alive and well – Kim Volman and the Whisky Priests
  • Looking for clues – Robert palmer
  • Body moving – Howlin’ Threads
  • Matt Houston (Howlin’ Threads) – Interview
  • River and The Sea – Howlin’ Threads
  • Brisbane Electrical Storm – John Kennedy
  • Stuart Coupe – Interview
  • Clean this House – Paul Kelly and the Dots
  • Hard Love – Vika and Linda
  • Don’t Give Me A Dime – Mike Elrington
  • Lost Alone & Lonesome – David Schaak
  • America – Em George
  • Valerie Van De Panne – Interview
  • Hungry Planet – Sean McMahon
  • Gasoline – Lucie Tiger
  • Last Cigarette – Melody Moko
  • Corporate Girl – Strawberry Teardrop
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September 7, 2017 – Mihka Chee in the studio, Penny Ikinger and Dr. Bombay on the blower

The station needed someone to fill in for a cancelled show, so we had an extra hour! We were on from 17:00.

Hour 1 – Penny Ikinger

We talked to Melbourne songstress Penny Ikinger about her new single which is a collaboration with Deniz Tek.

Listen!

Tracks

  • Can – Outside my door
  • Penny Ikinger – Ride on cowboy
  • Penny Ikinger – Gin no suzu
  • Penny Ikinger – Fragile
  • Jen Cloher – Regional echo
  • John Kennedy – Making America hate again (Pete Veliks remix)
  • Swhat – Cookie cutter suburbia
  • Glitoris – Trump card
  • Neil Young + Promise of the real – After the goldrush

Hour 2 – Dr. Bombay and Mihka Chee

First up, we spoke to the singer Gary Slater from Brissie band Dr. Bombay. They have a new record and it’s a ripper.

Then we were joined in the studio by Sydney singer-guitarist Mihka Chee ahead of her show at Staves Brewery in Glebe on Saturday September 16.

Listen

Tracks

  • Dr. Bombay – Spit You Out Like Revenue
  • Dr. Bombay – Follow the leader
  • Plastic Jack – Why do I worry?
  • Glass Animals – Youth
  • Mihka Chee – Both
  • Soma Sutton – Bloom
  • Mura Masa – What if I go
  • Mihka Chee – Coat tails (live)

Hour 3 – Mihka Chee (continues)

Listen!

Tracks

  • Methyl Ethyl – UBU
  • Mihka Chee – I was better
  • The Exponents – Like she Said
  • WCB – Control
  • Mihka Chee – Centrefold dream (live)
  • Funky Punch – Nothing
  • Field of Wolves – Patricia
  • WCB – Control
  • Mihka Chee – Be mine
  • All Our Exes Live in Texas – Sailboat
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