November 5, 2021 – Valerie and (mostly) new releases

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Playlist!

  • Jack Bruce – Politician
  • Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band – Blabber ‘n Smoke
  • Kelley Stoltz – Too Beck
  • Sublte Mullets – See Level
  • Even – CHERRY AFTERGLOW
  • Swedish Magazines – She’s Evil
  • Hanna PK – Mirror Mirror
  • Chickenbone Slim – Queen of the Wires
  • Nikki Hill – Get Down, Crawl
  • 11 Guys Quartet – Black Cat Bone
  • Chickenstones – Black Cat Moan
  • Deena – Black cat
  • Casper Skulls – Thesis
  • Corrina Repp – The End of a Gun
  • Interview – Valerie van de Panne
  • Billy Bragg – Should Have Seen It Coming
  • Focus – Hocus Pocus
  • Speedy Ortiz – Frankenweenie
  • The Money War – Blood
  • Shutups – Shit Opus (MillionaireEmDrivePowers OutTech Reject)
  • Swedish Magazines – Ballbag Boogie
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October 8, 2021 – Valerie is back!

Valerie vande Panne is back after a lengthy absence plus we play a load of new stuff.

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Playlist

  • The Hard-Ons – Hold Tight
  • The On and Ons – Vanishing act
  • HAIRPIN CULVERT – TEABAGGIN’
  • Raising Ravens – Evil On Call
  • Chris Wilson – Who Do You Love
  • Dave Graney and Claire Moore – The Smoking Years
  • Courtney Barnett – Rae Street
  • Grant-Lee Phillips – All That You Can Dream
  • Nancy Wilson – 4 Edward With Love
  • Hanna PK – Bad Woman
  • The Hard-Ons – Needles and Pins (sic)
  • Shybits – Bitumen Dreams
  • The Mary Veils – Home Video
  • Liz Stringer – First Time Really Feeling
  • VU – Valerie Vande Panne interview
  • Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
  • Tracey Barnett – Cold Heart
  • Rejoicer – Coliformia
  • David Ornette Cherry – Cosmic Nomad
  • The Hard-Ons – Fucked up Party
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October 1, 2021 – Clyde Bramley

We talk to On and Ons bassist Clyde Bramley about the new album – Back for More, plus we explorer some new tracks and other stuff too!

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Playlist

  • Jerry Lee Lewis – Hello baby
  • Barry Ryan – Kitsch
  • Barry Ryan – Love is love
  • The On and Ons – Vanishing Act
  • VU – Clyde Bramley Interview part 1
  • The On and Ons – Back for more
  • VU – Clyde Bramley Interview part 2
  • The On and Ons – Hideaway
  • Dave Graney and Claire Moore – Everything was funny
  • 2 Inch Tape – Hit me
  • Darren Hanlon and Shelley Short – I figured you out
  • John Kongos – He’s gonna step on you again
  • Dave and Ansel Collins – Double Barrel
  • Rolling Stones – Bitch
  • Angus Gill – Caught between a rock and heartache
  • Tex Perkins and the Fat rubber band – Place in the sun
  • Hairpin Culvert – Teabaggin’
  • Command Cody & the Lost Planet Airmen – Boppin’ the blues
  • The Rubinoos – I think we’re alone now
  • Chime School – It’s true
  • Steve Tyson – Gare du Nord
  • Georgia State Line – The ones we love
  • Motrick – Silver Twin
  • Jerry Lee Lewis – End of the Road
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September 17, 2021

Tonight on Virtual Unreality on 2RRR 88.5 FM we have new music from the Hard Ons, Linky Meanie, The Felice Brothers, Angus Gill, Aiofe O’Donovan, Lee Scratch Perry and more!

If that’s not eclectic, then I dunno what is.

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Playlist

  • Chris Masuak & Klondike’s North 40 – Submarine
  • Sex Pistols – Submission
  • Bagful of Beez – Balene Bonanze
  • Hard Ons – Light as a feather
  • Nick Lowe – Lately I’ve Let Things Slide
  • Nick Lowe – Stoplight Roses
  • Joeys Coop – Service Station Flowers
  • Git – Smokey roses
  • The Felice Brothers – Jazz on the autobahn
  • The Felice Brothers – Money talks
  • Piper Butcher – Before the thunder
  • Trash Springfield – Do it good
  • New Age Doom Lee Scratch Perry – Life Is An Experiment
  • New Age Doom Lee Scratch Perry – Holy Dub
  • Static – Punk nation (demo)
  • Bad bad hats – Milky way
  • Jesca Hoop – The house that Jack built
  • Angus Gill with Jim Lauderdale – Whittling away
  • Aoife O’donovan – Phoenix
  • Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band – Tarot Plane
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September 10, 2021 – Robben Ford

We have a long chat with legendary guitarist Robben Ford about his new album Pure.

And we have some new music too.

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Playlist

  • FROCK N TROLL – The Crazy Redhead
  • Fats Kaplin – Bonaparte’s Retreat
  • The Fleshtones – Mi Engañaste Bien
  • Arre Arre – Time for Some Mayhem
  • Hellacopters – Hopeless Case Of A Kid In Denial
  • Robben Ford – Pure
  • VU – Robben Ford interview part 1
  • Robben Ford – White Rock Beer 8 cents
  • VU – Robben Ford interview part 2
  • Robben Ford – A Dragon’s Tail
  • VU – Robben Ford part 3
  • Robben Ford – Blues For Lonnie Johnson
  • Piper Butcher – Soul Into Sand
  • Raising Ravens – Evil On Call
  • Daniel Romano – Nocturne Child
  • Lindsay Beaver & Brad Stivers – One Condition (feat. Kirk Fletcher)
  • Howlin’ wolf – The Red Rooster (False Start and Dialogue)
  • Howlin’ wolf – The Red Rooster
  • David Ornette Cherry – Parallel Experience
  • The Butterfield Blues Band – East West
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September 3, 2021 – No show

True. We had NBN issues and we couldn’t get the show to the station.

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August 27, 2021 – Gareth Skinner and Tracey Barnett

We talk to Melbourne cellist Gareth Skinner about his new album. We also talk to Western Australian songstress Tracey Barnett about her forthcoming album.

And we dips our lid to Charlie and Tom and we have the new album from Alejandro Escovedo.

Listen!

Playlist

  • Tom T. Hall – I like beer
  • Custard – In The Grand Scheme Of Things
  • Ron S. Peno and the Superstitions – Darkness Heart
  • Richard and Linda Thompson – Wall of death
  • Gareth Skinner – No Rainbow
  • VU – Interview with Gareth Skinner
  • Gareth Skinner – When it falls
  • Alejandro Escovedo – La Cruzada
  • Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham – Dark end of the street
  • Tracey Barnett – Darkness In The Light
  • VU – Interview with Tracey Barnett
  • Tracey Barnett – Freedom.wav
  • The Charlie Watts Orchestra – Flying home
  • Jack Bruce – Ships In The Night
  • Civic – Radiant Eye
  • Hits – Bullet train
  • The Rolling Stones – Midnight Rambler
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August 21, 2021 – Hannah Acfield

We talk to Melbourne-based soul singer Hannah Acfield and we have new music from the Felice Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers and truckloads more!

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Playlist

  • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Almost cut my hair
  • Ducks Ltd – How lonely are you
  • Tania Wilds – Curious Moon
  • Felice Brothers – To do list
  • Steep Canyon Rangers – Nothing Matters (When Youre Mine)
  • Hannah Acfield – Too far away
  • VU interview – Hannah Acfield part 1
  • Hannah Acfield – Portugal
  • VU interview – Hannah Acfield part 2
  • Hannah Acfield – Winter
  • Aretha Franklin – Mary Don’t You Weep
  • Vanessa Perica Orchestra – Love is a Temporary Madness
  • David Sanford Big Band – popit (feat. Hugh Ragin)
  • Los Chavos – Carlos Calvo
  • John Doe – Never enough
  • Jill Sobule & John Doe – I kissed a girl
  • Tracey Barnett – Freedom
  • The Money War – Miles away
  • Fruit Bats – As I rise
  • Renee Geyer – It’s a man’s man’s world
  • Emma Donovan & the Putbacks – Crossover
  • Gareth Skinner – Here UR where RU
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August 13, 2013 – Ron Peno, Sarah Gregson

Tonight on Virtual Unreality on 2RRR 88.5 FM we have lots!

We have part two of our chat with Ron Peno.

We talk WFH with a labour and workplace historian Dr Sarah Gregson..

We have new music from The Hard Ons, Billy Bragg and others!

Listen!

Playlist

  • Hard-Ons – Hold Tight
  • Motrik – Silver Twin
  • Baba Ali – Nuclear Family
  • Ron Peno & The Superstitions – Everything Has Changed
  • VU – Ron Peno interview
  • Ron Peno & The Superstitions – Darkness Heart
  • Joeys Coop – Streets of Newtown
  • The On and Ons – Menancing Smile
  • 2 Inch Tape – Any Better
  • Hannah Acfield – Like Lovers Do
  • Toria Richings – Where It All Began
  • Huntingtons – I Want You Around
  • Ramones – Surfin’ Bird
  • Shonen Knife – Ramones for ever
  • Hard Nips – Workaholic
  • VU – Sarah Gregson interview on WFH
  • The Butterfield Blues Band – Work song
  • New Age Doom & Lee Scratch Perry – Life Is An Experiment
  • Tsanga Dieudonne – Les Souffrances
  • Billy Bragg – Ten Mysterious Photos That Can’t Be Explained
  • BRNDA – Beverage of Choice
  • Old Unconscious – Anonymous Face
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August 6, 2021 – Ron Peno, Peter Black, Catherine Britt

Tonight on Virtual Unreality from 19:00 on 2RRR 88.5 FM we have lots!

We talk to Peter Black about the newest Hard On.

We have the first of a two-parter with Ron Peno about “Do the Understanding” the new album by Ron S Peno and the Superstitions.

We have the second part of our chat with the wonderful Catherine Britt.

And we’ll have some new stuff and whatever else we can find to make it happen.

Listen!

Playlist

  • Joni Mitchell – Big yellow taxi
  • James Thomson – Car park blues
  • El Perro – Black Days
  • Handsome Jack – Servin’ somebody
  • Hard ons – Harder and harder
  • VU interview – Peter Black
  • You am I – We all we went deaf overnight
  • Ron S Peno and the Superstitions – When worlds collide
  • VU interview – Ron Peno part 1
  • Ron S Peno and the Superstitions – The Strangest Feeling
  • VU interview – Ron Peno part 2
  • Ron S Peno and the Superstitions – I think it’s gonna rain
  • Kim Volkman and the Whiskey Priests – Alive and well
  • Catherine Britt – I’m a country song
  • VU interview – Catherine Britt
  • Catherine Britt – Mother
  • Catherine Britt with Tim Rogers – Troubled man
  • Los Lobos – Love special delivery
  • Billie Holliday – Strange fruit
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