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Fundraiser Gig This Weekend!

Come and join us celebrate 30 years on air this Sunday at our BIG Fundraiser Gig!  Two long standing 2RRR presenters, Natalie Smith (Timeslides) and Big Daddy K (Sydney Sounds) have brought together some of the bands that have shared

NEW YORK JAZZ

Friday Programming Changes

As of tomorrow, there are a few changes happening in the Friday midday jazz slot. Firstly, we say goodbye and good luck to Peter Dowling as he finishes up his time with 2RRR’s Midday Jazz Friday program. A Jazz Hour

GOOD ROCKIN

New Program – Good Rockin’!

Thursday 9 – 10am Good Rockin’ is a new program for lovers of 50 and 60s Rock n Roll and anyone else that is interested in the development of Rock and Roll from that time up until the present.  Each

Album of the Week

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Curlew – Animal Urges

Animal Urges marks the first full length release from Brisbane duo Curlew.  They popped onto the live scene in 2011, harking a softer alter-ego from songwriter Mark Zian’s solo project. The album is as sparse as it is exhaustive, as vulnerable as

Tales In Space

Tales in Space – Formula

Sydney electro-pop duo and all round good guys Tales in Space finally released their much anticipated debut album Formula. And let me tell you, it’s good….real good.   With their creative mix of live guitars and percussion coupled with detailed

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Selwyn Birchwood – Don’t Call No Ambulance (Featured on Feel Good Revival)

Selwyn Birchwood – Don’t Call No Ambulance ( Alligator Records / Distributed by Only Blues Music) Latest release by Selwyn Birchwood of contemporary blues with all original songs ranging from hill country stomps, slow blues ballads to modern blues rock

Featured Programs

THERE GOES THAT SONG AGAIN

There Goes That Song Again

Tuesday 22nd July2-4pm There Goes That Song AgainThis week we have another vintage radio program as our “Three O’Clock Special”. You’ll hear Glenn Miller and his orchestra at the Paradise Restaurant in New York City on 18th June, 1938, and

MIDDAY JAZZ MONDAY

Midday Jazz

Monday 21st JulyNoon – 2pm Midday JazzIn the mid 1930′s Fats Waller spent some time in England. In Midday Jazz on Monday 21 July Neil Macbeth will present some of the tracks Fats recorded as a soloist, with his “Continental Rhythm” and backing vocalist Adelaide

MY KIND OF COUNTRY

My Kind of Country

Saturday 19th July My Kind of Country Tomorrow morning Leonie have a double interview with Ben Ransom and Neilly Rich (Amelia and Matt) performing live in the studio, and we may have a phone in at the same time all going

Reviews

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Transformers – Age of Extinction

The fourth instalment in the transformers series reboots the franchise with a new lead and story arc, but in Michael Bay fashion comes complete with explosions – bridges, buildings, cars and astoundingly timber barn doors.             Don’t expect Citizen Kane with

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22 Jump St

22 jump St, continues the trend of 21, of creating characters out of the real world impressions we have of the actors playing them – Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as the leads and features an assorted cast filled with

#1 DADS – Return To (ft. Tom Snowdon)

Sombre, measured and breathtaking….Return To is the gorgeous new single by Big Scary’s Tom Iansek’s new solo project, #1 Dads The track is taken from his upcoming second album About Face, and it features the ethereal vocals of Melbourne’s  dark