July 23, 2021 – The Verlaines, Trash Springfield interviews

Tonight on Virtual Unreality we have more than lots! True!

We talk to Darren Stedman, drummer in Kiwi band The Verlaines about their latest album Dunedin Spleen. We also talk to new Sydney artist Trash Springfield about her EP.

And… we have lots of new music, including The Datsuns, Jim Lauderdale, Nick Lowe, The Heartless Bastards and Piper Butcher and whatever else we can shoehorn in.

Listen!

Playlist

  • The Doors – The Changeling
  • Bo Diddley – I’m sorry
  • The I Don’t Cares – Sorry for tomorrow night
  • The Datsuns – Suspicion
  • Pozi – Detainer man
  • The Verlaines – Snappy Dressers
  • Interview part 1 – Darren Stedman (Verlaines)
  • The Verlaines – Petroleum Woman
  • Interview part 2 – Darren Stedman (Verlaines)
  • The Verlaines – A.W.C.W.D
  • Emma Donovan & The Putbacks – Crossover
  • Tre Burt – By The Jasmine
  • Hanna Enlöf – Follow You Down
  • Heartless Bastards – Photograph
  • Piper Butcher – Before The Thunder
  • Trash Springfield – Control
  • Interview part 1 – Trash Springfield
  • Confused by early signs – Trash Springfield
  • Interview part 2 – Trash Springfield
  • Do it good – Trash Springfield
  • Jim Lauderdale – The Opportunity to Help Somebody Through It
  • Nick Lowe – Different kind of blue
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July 16, 2021 – Hard Nips and Clinton Walker

We have a chat New York band Hard Nips about their new album Master Cat.

We also talk to Sydney author Clinton Walker about his forthcoming book Suburban Songbook.

We have new music from Jen Cloher and Hachiku, Natalie D-Napoleon, Hannah Acfield, Lucie Tiger and Jim Lauderdale.

All this and more (HTF could there possibly be more?)!

Playlist

  • Jen Cloher Hachiku – Fairytale in the Supermarket
  • Natalie D-Napolean – Mother Of Exiles
  • Hanna Acfield – Like Lovers Do
  • Lucie Tiger – Midnight Goodbye
  • Jim Lauderdale – Mushrooms Are Growing After the Rain
  • Nick Lowe – A quiet place
  • Hard Nips – Master Cat
  • Interview part 1 – Hard Nips
  • Hard Nips – Workaholic
  • Interview part 2 – Hard Nips
  • Hard Nips – Blender X
  • Interview part 3 – Hard Nips
  • Hard Nips – Cupid Devil
  • The 5678’s – Charumera Sobaya
  • Shonen Knife – Sweet Candy Power
  • Mustang Jerx – Choo choo train of tears
  • Axiom – A little ray of sunshine
  • Interview part 1 – Clinton Walker
  • The Loved Ones – Ever lovin’ man
  • Interview part 2 – Clinton Walker
  • PP Arnold – The Turning Tide
  • Russell Morris – The Real Thing
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July 2, 2021 – Piper Butcher interview

and mostly rock!

Listen!

Playlist

  • Eddie Noack – Psycho
  • Datura4 – Get out
  • Rinehearts – One Thing One Time
  • Piper Butcher – Haunting Your Thoughts
  • Interview – Piper Butcher
  • Marvelline – Fly by instruments
  • Moonlight 5 – Listening To Gospel Music On The Radio
  • The Wallflowers – I’ll Let You Down (But Will Not Give You Up)
  • Heartless Bastards – The Mountain
  • Leadfinger – Nobody Knows
  • Lovelorn – Hole in Yr Soul
  • Snapped Ankles – Shifting Basslines of the Cornucopians
  • Masok – Part of the game
  • Hard Nips – Blender X
  • Shonen Knife – Giant Kitty
  • 5678’s – Hanky panky
  • Ten Years After – I Can’t Keep From Cryin’ Sometimes
  • Sun Seeker – Just me
  • Eyelids – Holiday Innn
  • Gully Boys – Russian Doll
  • Leah Belle Faser – These Boots Are Made for Walkin
  • Mae Powell – Scratch n Sniff
  • Smile Machine – Pretty Today
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June 25, 2020 – Piper Butcher interview, new releases

Tonight we talk to up and coming Hunter Valley-based singer Piper Butcher.

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue”.

We also have new music from Datura4, Moonlight Five, Leadfinger, Verlaines and more!

Listen!

Playlist!

  • Datura4 – West Coast Highway Cosmic
  • Moonlight 5 – Listening To Gospel Music On The Radio
  • Leadfinger – Nobody knows
  • Piper Butcher – Haunting your thoughts
  • VU – Piper Butcher interview
  • Melody Moko – Coming up roses
  • Imogen Clark – Found me
  • The Verlaines – None of these chords
  • The Mutton Birds – The Heater
  • The Exponents – Like she said
  • Masok – New reality
  • Throwing Muses – Dark Blue
  • Francobollo – Are you content?
  • Joni Mitchell – All I want
  • Joni Mitchell – Blue
  • Joni Mitchell – A case of you
  • Jim Lauderdale – Memory
  • Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes – Quit While We’re Ahead
  • Bonnie Kay and the Bonafides – A good man
  • The Western Distributors – Old black dog
  • Pink Floyd – Money
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June 18, 2021 – Vashti Hughes

We talk to Vashti Hughes about her one-woman show examining the life and times of legendary Sydney character Bee Miles.

We also have new music from Leadfinger, Even, the Meanies, Raising Ravens and more.

Listen!

Playlist

  • Keith Richards – Talk is Cheap
  • Leadfinger – Nobody Knows
  • Leadfinger – Champagne & Diamonds
  • Thin Lizzy – Dancing In The Moonlight
  • The Minus 5 – Blue Rickenbacker
  • XL Capris – My City of Sydney
  • VU -Vashti Hughes interview
  • Perry Keyes – Dale Buggins Dream
  • Even – Six Monkeys
  • Meanies – Sousa
  • Alejandro Escovedo – Algo Azul
  • Los Straitjackets – Hombre
  • The Vandals – Ooh Poo Pah Doo
  • The Vandals – Norwegian Wood
  • The Whatever – The Valley of Death
  • Helen Townsend – Devil’s Curse
  • Martha Wainwright – Falaise de Malaise
  • Live Johnny Winter And – Jumpin’ Jack Flash
  • Dickey Betts – Jessica (Live)
  • Raising Ravens – It’s A Trap
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June 11, 2021 – New releases

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Playlist

  • Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes – Portrait of the artist as a middle-aged man
  • Even – Six monkeys
  • The Meanies – Sousa
  • Leadfinger – Nobody Knows
  • You am I – The Waterboy
  • Jaguar Jonze – Astronaut
  • Michael Waugh – Flying
  • Jeb Cardwell – Blood Moon
  • Ruby Gilbert – No vacancy
  • Siobhan Cotchin – Highway Song
  • Imogen Clark – Foprget about London
  • Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener
  • Jen Cloher – Shoegazers
  • Nocturnal Animals – Articuno Makes Waves
  • ShitKid – song bout gold
  • Glen & Glenda – Max Dupain
  • The Light Brigade – I’m sticking with you
  • jupiter 5 – H-bomb
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June 4, 2021 – Nothing in particular

Listen!

Playlist

  • Ian Hunter – Once Bitten twice shy
  • The Exponents – La la Lulu
  • Ronnie Wood – Buried Alive
  • The Charlie Watts Orchestra – Stomping At The Savoy
  • Glad and Dave’s Dirt Band – Shine a light
  • The Rolling Stones – Shine a light
  • The New Christs – Headin’ south
  • Don Drummond And His Group – Roll On Sweet Don
  • Don Drummond And The City Slickers – Don Cosmic
  • Mass Experience – Sitting With Demons
  • Cigarettes after sex – K
  • No Zu – Talking to a stranger
  • Hunters and Collectors – the Slab
  • Charlie Silky-Oak and the Maple Roses – Right in time
  • Lucinda Williams – Changed the locks
  • Emma Swift – One of us must know
  • Natalie D-Napolean – Gasoline and Liquor
  • Carla Bozulich – The time of the preacher
  • Willie Nelson – Do right woman
  • Patsy Cline – Crazy
  • Imogen Clark – Found me
  • Daddy Cool – Daddy Cool
  • Mott the Hoople – Lay down
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May 28, 2021 – Emma Swift on the phone

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Playlist

  • The Who – Baba O’Reilly
  • The La De Das – All along the watchtower
  • Emma Swift – Simple twist of fate
  • VU – Emma Swift
  • Emma Swift – Queen Jane approximately
  • The Takeaways – Food
  • Jess Locke – Little bit evil
  • Emily Barker – Bound for home
  • Money Boys – Money boy (I wanna be your)
  • Mass Experience – Sitting with demons
  • Nicole McKinney – Stay
  • Raising Ravens – It’s a trap
  • Imogen Clark – Bastards
  • Rodney Crowell – Something has to change
  • The Smart Folk – Saturday morning slow starts
  • Chuck Prophet – Jesus was a social drinker
  • Robyn Hitchcock – I pray when I’m drunk
  • Ian Hunter – Words (big mouth)
  • The I don’t cares – Sorry for tomorrow night
  • The Who – Won’t get fooled again
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May 21, 2021 – Stu Wilson (The Rivers), His Bobness turns 80

Listen!

Playlist

  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Like a Rolling Stone
  • Bob Dylan – Masters of war
  • Julie Driscoll Brian Auger & The Trinity – This Wheel’s On Fire
  • The Rivers – Go Lightly
  • VU – Stu Wilson interview
  • The Rivers – Back to the sea
  • You Am I – The Lives Of Others
  • Andy Golledge – Ghost of Love
  • Bob Dylan – Goodbye_Jimmy_Reed
  • Emma Swift – I Contain Multitudes
  • Kaitlyn Thomas – Make Your Move
  • Miguel Rios – Slaughterhouse Road
  • The Anywheres – Some Folks
  • Meanies – Sousa
  • DickLord – Knuckle Girls
  • Flippin’ Kick Outs – Give Me a Sign
  • We All Drive – Girrawheen Street
  • Trumans Water – Thew Eak End
  • Blackberry Smoke – All Rise Again
  • Jamestown Revival – Prospector’s Blues
  • The Mavericks – Por Ti
  • Martha Wainwright – Love Will Be Reborn
  • Piper Butcher – Haunting Your Thoughts
  • XTC – All along the watch tower
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May 14, 2021 – A mixed bag

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Playlist

  • Lucie Tiger – The Wind Cries Mary
  • Imogen Clark – Never This Time
  • Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys – All My Friends Are Dancers
  • Natalie D-Napolean – Gasoline & Liquor
  • Flipped out Kicks – Parallel Twin
  • Nunchukka Superfly – Thinking On My Feet
  • Nada Surf – So Much Love
  • The No Ones – No One Falls Alone
  • Emma Swift – Queen Jane Approximately
  • John Prine – Angel from Montgomery
  • John Prine – Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You into Heaven Anymore
  • Partner – Rock Is My Rock
  • Raising Ravens – It’s A Trap
  • Tracy McNeil and the Goodlife – Postcards
  • Carly Simon – Anticipation
  • Janis Joplin – Move Over
  • The New Christs – Pedestal
  • Sonic Youth – The Ineffable Me
  • Emma Donovan & The Putbacks – Crossover
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