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Listen: Dreams In White

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Ever wondered what it’s like to write about a murder sex scandal? Listen to Something Else this Thursday to find out, as we chat to local playwrite Duncan Graham. Not only is Duncan’s… Continue reading

Feasts, Music, Collage and a Touch of Icing Sugar

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After struggling to find a guest after a last minute cancellation, I sped up to Marrickville after work on Wednesday hoping to make it in time for the NOW now festival and meet… Continue reading

Listen: NOW now Festival Artists Visits East Side

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Tonight is all about the 12th annual NOW now Festival of exploratory music! We’ll be chatting to and featuring the work of Rosita Holmes and Matt Chaumont from the opening of the group… Continue reading

The Poppy Burnett Show!

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Despite forgetting to grab the print off of my interview, jumping on the wrong bus to East Side Headquarters, not realising until the bus was half way down the wrong street, having insufficient… Continue reading

Thespians and Pop-Ups

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On Thursday eve the East Side studio was abuzz with jazz music and Christmas cheer! It was the 11th day of the East Side FM 12 days of Christmas, Something Else was about… Continue reading

Josh Forward: Playwriting and Performing

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Tune into something else this week because we’ve got upcoming playwrite/performer Josh Forward. As well as reading a self-composed monologue, Josh will be sharing insights into the world of writing, theatrics, performing and… Continue reading

Poppy Burnett: Theatrical Slamming

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Tune in to Something Else this week because we’re chatting with new and upcoming slam poet Poppy Burnett. As well as doing a reading live on air, she’ll be speaking about how performance… Continue reading

Sexually Frank Creators Tell All About Love, Sex And…Toes?

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In a world where the cost of living exceeds the annual salary, where millions of dollars are poured into CGI and where the same actors are running viral circuits around Hollywood, it’s nice… Continue reading

Listen: The Good, The Bad, And The Revolting – Frankie Frain and Keith Sadeck

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Tune in this Thursday to catch “Sexually Frank” creators Frankie Frain and Keith Sadeck as we chat about hilariously inappropriate internet videos, creepy old men, 24 year old virgins, and toes going places toes… Continue reading

Funk, Blues, Jazz, Reggae, Passion, Excitement and Enthusiasm: BrotherFunk Visit East Side

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I arrived at the East Side studio cold, wet, extremely late and worried I’d just wasted the time of roots-fusion band BrotherFunk due to an unforeseen battle with gridlock traffic in a weirdly… Continue reading

Listen: BrotherFunk

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Tune in to 89.7 East Side FM this Thursday for a night with upcoming Roots-Fusion band BrotherFunk. We’ll be chatting about supporting The Trobes at the Metro Lair, state finals of the national… Continue reading

Hallucinations and the Virtual World: An Artists Story of Passion, Focus and Sheer Determination

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It is easy to criticize full time gamers. Nerds, low lives, ragers, sociophobes, you name it, but what is it actually like to be a full time ‘gamer’? What is it to sit at a computer… Continue reading

Listen: The Gaming Effect

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This Thursday we chat to Australian artist Justin Cooper as he details nightmares, hallucinations and surreal distortions of reality within his latest exhibition The Gaming Effect. Tune in for some unreal insights into the addictive world of… Continue reading

Tales from Drunk Town and Other Brutal Truths

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Dominica Nicholls’ work comes together in a synergy of raw emotion, crude confession and brutal honesty. Laden with passion, excitement, remorse, longing, resentment and desire, to say she shows great use of the… Continue reading

Listen: Insight into the World of People, Poetics, Performance and Raunchy Shakespeare

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This Thursday performance poet Dominica Nicholls shares her views on shopping lists and #overlonghashtags in her all-encompassing empathetic poetry that will leave you thinking: “Hey yeah that does happen to me!” Tune in for some… Continue reading