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8 September 2023 – Mikhail Laxton on the blower

We feature a long interview with Queensland-born now Canada-based singer-songwriter Mikhail Laxton and spinning tracks off his debut album. Plus we play some newish stuff. True! Listen! Playlist! Sock puppet – Glitoris Hurricane – Chickenstones One more night – Jenny … Continue reading

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1 September 2023 – Sydney Underground Film Festival, newish releases

We talk to Katherine Berger, director of the Sydney Underground Film Festival that kicks off on Thursday. No studio guests, but we have some newish releases to trawl through. Listen! Playlist! Like a rolling stone – Bob Dylan You ain’t … Continue reading

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25 August 2023 Bruce “Cub” Calloway in the studio, Streets of Colour director on the blower

In-studio guest is Bruce “Cub” Calloway who has resumed residence in Sydney. He was in the Virtually Unreal hot seat, singing and playing and playing records and talking shit. Plus we talk to Ronnie S. Riskalla, director of a new … Continue reading

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18 August 2023 Franky Valentyn in the studio, Catherine Traicos and Shane Flew on the eau de cologne

Franky Valentyn was in the studio to promote his new album “Pop Songs” and to chew the fat generally. Plus Shane Flew dialled in to give us the good oil on a couple gigs he has coming up, including an … Continue reading

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August 11, 2023 – Stuart Coupe in the studio

Our in-studio guest was author Stuart Coupe. We love Stuart’s books at VU, but this is different – it’s about himself. Listen! Playlist! Choose your fighter – Glitoris Waltz in the electric church – Pushbacks Chickens – Matt Taylor Friday … Continue reading

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June 9, 2023 Mark Lucas in the studio

Mark Lucas and the Deadsetters have a new album – Onward into the Fog – and we were joined by Mark to talk shit and play records. Listen! Playlist Max Merritt and the Meteors – Western Union Man Century Egg … Continue reading

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June 2, 2023 – Link from the Meanies and Blackie from the Hard Ons on the Blower

We spoke to Link from the Meanies bout their forthcoming gig and what’s been up to generally. We also got a text from Blackie from the Hard Ons, so we got him on the line too. Listen! Playlist Fannie May … Continue reading

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May 26, 2023 – Jen Mize and Jeremy Edwards in the studio

We were joined in the studio by Jen Mize and Jeremy Edwards from Brisbane band Jen Mize and the Rough ‘n’ Tumble play records and talk shit. We even got them to play live. Listen! Playlist The Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ … Continue reading

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May 12, 2023 Alone in the studio with mostly new releases

Listen! Playlist Uriah Heep – Stealin’ Sideshow Annie – Hell or high water The Holy Modal Butcher Birds – 27/04/23 09:11 John Kennedy – From St Peters to Kings Cross The Pleasures – Paranoid Mark Lucas and the Dead Setters … Continue reading

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24 March 2023 – Glen and Glenda in studio plus Liz Stringer on the blower

Maria and Steve (aka Glen and Glend) joined us the studio to talk about their new album and Liz Stringer was on the blower to talk her gigs coming up. Listen! Playlist! Matahari Mimi – The Mezcaltones Thunderbird – Blue … Continue reading

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