Kirkis – “Freak Club” (Kirkis 2) Nakhane – “Interloper” (You Will Not Die) Clypso (feat. Kwame) – “Middle Ground” Junko Ohashi – “Dancin'” (Tokyo Nights: Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981-1988) Nonobstant – “Jessica” (Uneven Paths: Deviant Pop from Europe) Ibrahim El Kashif – “Where Is My Sweetheart?” (Two Niles to Sing a Melody: The Violins & Synths of Sudan) Joe Flint – “Sorry” (A View from Mount Seldom) Sampa the Great – “Rhymes to the East” (Birds and the BEE9) Petite Noir (feat. Danny Brown & Nukubi Nukubi) – “Beach” (La Maison Noire / The Black House) IDLES – “Love Song” (Joy As an Act of Resistence.) Parquet Courts – “Violence” (Wide Awake!) Moaning Lisa – “Good” (Do You Know Enough?) Junko Ohashi – “I Love You So”
I went to the Liep Gony memorial walk at Parliament House today. It was incredibly moving to watch a community of people come together in a time of sadness, frustration and disappointment, and speak with such positivity to a government and society that has treated them with nothing but disdain.
They walked and sang choir songs, screamed and broke down, pleaded for an end to racial violence. It was brutal, and beautiful.
I made a little soundscape of my journey down to the steps of Parliament from RMIT, and some of the choir songs the memorial crowd were singing on their walk.
On today’s show: Footscray Rubbish Runners are a social running group based around the Maribyrnong River that picks up litter as they run (or walk!). For more information visit @footscrayrubbishrunners on Instagram.
Claire Harris is a social entrepreneur and co-founder of the eco-glitter company Space Vivian. Claire discusses the phasing out of single-use plastics in Victoria, the scourge of plastic waste to marine life around the world and how you can reduce your plastic footprint.
An hour-long special presentation on Keith Humble, the Grainger Centre and Melbourne’s history as an incubator of early synthesiser music, featuring an interview with composer and historian Robin Fox. Presented on RRR’s Max Headroom.