On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Luke Pearson founder and director of Indigenous originally a twitter account was launched on the 15th of March 2012. We talk about Luke’s new article titled “Why I no longer support change the date”.
Blues with a Feeling
First show of 2019 – After a couple of weeks away to recharge and download, join Shaun as he begins to peel back the layers on another year of great music on Blues With A Feeling. Featured artists included Hat Fitz & Cara, Kirk Fletcher, Eric Bibb, Larkin Poe and Paul Oscher
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with long time Aboriginal activist Gary Foley, for the first Let’s Talk of the year we talked about Invasion Day on the 26th of January and what is this day means to our people. We also spoke about “The Day Of Mourning” the first protest in Sydney against Australia Day in 1938 and the 150th celebration of Australia, we talked about the “1988 Bicentennial March” in Sydney which is seen as the largest gathering of Aboriginal people in one place in over 60 thousand years and lastly we spoke about the 2018 Invasion Day march in Melbourne which saw over 50 thousand people Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people marching together.
Lizzie Orley from Drive yarns with Sasha Sarago about her new documentary “Too Pretty To Be Aboriginal” which aims to challenge and unpack the backhanded compliment and start a national conversation.
Dale Rieck jumped in the studio for Drive to give us insight into Australia’s new encryption laws and why we need to be concerned. Give it a listen to hear what’s happening and what you can do!
On this episode of Three Chords & The Truth Jen and Paddy get in the holiday spirit and play a selection of Americana/Alt Country Xmas tunes. Happy holidays!
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe played some deadly first nations music and interviews he done with artist such as Uncle Glenn Skuthorpe, Patrick Mau (Mau Power), Emily Wurramara. They all explained the importance of using music to tell our stories of struggle and triumph as First Nations people, Also on the show Boe spoke about the Original 100 ‘Always Was Always Will Be’ a playlist of First Nations artist that 98.9fm will play on the 26th of January. 2019 will be the second year we air the playlist.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Neil Morris from Yorta Yorta country in Victoria, Neil is a recording Hip-Hop artist this year he released two tracks one called ‘Australia Does Not Exist’ and ‘Indigenous Land’. Neil is one of the many Aboriginal Artist in our Original 100 playlist who you can vote for, we yarn about his life growing up on Yorta Yorta country and also what shapes his song writing.
Blues with a Feeling
Join Shaun and special guest Fiona Boyes as they chat about her new record Voodoo In The Shadows and play some great tracks.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Latoya Hohepa sister of Wayne Fella Morrison who died in custody at Yatala prison South Australia in September 2016, for over two year the family has been fighting for justice for Wayne and for someone to be held accountable for his death.