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    Ripe On Pause

    Just an update on RipeMusic.com.au - it's not shut down for good. It's just taking a much needed holiday rest. Not sure how long the holiday is, but when the time is right it'll come back fresh! The main reason for the pause (aside from fatigue), is to finally get my Podcast company Hmmm in motion...

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    Ripe Podcast with Lee Hannah

    We chatted to Lee Hannah who runs Healthy Tapes two months ago....

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    Trading Tunes with Grand Prismatic

    Brendan Clarkson AKA Grand Prismatic has been off the radar for a couple years, so it was a surprise when I randomly saw he had uploaded an EP on SoundCloud in late May titled I Put The Salt In The Sea...

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    Trading Tunes with Emma Russack

    Emma is going on a mini Australian tour over August and September with super band members Nathalie Pavlovic (Dianas), Liam Halliwell (The Ocean Party) and Dylan Young (Way Dynamic), until then she's sent us a Trading Tunes to "Quell The Winter Blues"...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (3/7/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange, Nearly Oratorio, Grand Prismatic, Cool Sounds, U-Bahn, Emma Russack, Sampa The Great, Poppongene, Gordon Koang, Hatchie, RVG, Body Type, Jade Imagine, Sunscreen, Kirin J Callinan, Taylah Carroll, Love Deluxe, Wagons, Mio, Merpire, Swim Team, Darcy Baylis, Summer Flake, Gena Bruce, Alex Cameron, Peak Twins, City Calm Down, River Yarra, Alta, Jordan Merrick, Web Rumors, and this week's best new track by...

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    Trading Tunes with Gordon Koang

    Four months ago he released 'Stand Up (Clap Your Hands)' via the Music In Exile label, a not-for-profit initiative aimed at increasing access to resources and building professional networks for asylum seekers and refugees in Australia...

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    2019 Half Time: Top 50 Australian Tracks

    We’ve listed the tracks in alphabetical order and created the playlist on both Spotify and SoundCloud...

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    Trading Tunes with Hexdebt

    "We chose artists who we feel discuss issues/ideas in their music or through their live performance that often go unspoken about, and that to us, embody social change within the music industry"....

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    Ripe Podcast with The Ocean Party

    Lachlan Denton and Liam Halliwell came in for a Ripe Podcast to talk about the end of The Ocean Party....

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    Trading Tunes with Sweet Whirl

    You can catch Sweet Whirl launching the Love Songs & Poetry EP on June 14th at The Tote Hotel. To get a little more insight into Esther’s influences, she’s kindly sent us a Trading Tunes with the theme of “‘How To Catch A Killer Track’, – “all my blurbs are about personal history as a songwriter.”...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (6/6/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Kythira, Lachlan Denton & Studio Magic, Nearly Oratorio , Shining Bird, Hatchie , Sweet Whirl, Gena Bruce, Market, Tram Cops, Clea, Skydeck, Eugénie, Mere Women, and this week's best new track by...

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    Ripe Podcast with Elle Young from PBS 106.7FM & Cool Explosions

    Elle Young is the presenter of Headhunters on PBS 106.7FM at 5pm on Mondays. She's also the lead singer of the neo-soul three piece Cool Explosions...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (16/5/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Honey 2 Honey, RVG, Emma Russack, Stella Donnelly, Hexdebt, Ferla, Frances Fox, Market, Skydeck, Retiree, June Jones, Huntly, Jess Ribeiro, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Kythira, Alex Cameron, Peak Twins, Swim Team, Lucy Roleff, Body Type, No Mono and this week's best new track by...

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    Ripe Podcast with Jess Ribeiro

    We sat down with Jess Ribeiro to breakdown her new album LOVE HATE on Barely Dress Records. Jess tries to remember the first time we met in Brooklyn late 2015. She tells us the story of what happened the next morning when she met Leonardo DiCaprio. Breaks down the difference between the previous album Kill It Yourself and LOVE HATE. Dissects all 12 tracks on LOVE HATE. Why a friendship in Berlin inspired LOVE HATE and why the album then took so long to be released...

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    Ripe Podcast with Joanna Syme

    Joanna Syme of Big Scary now runs her own music label called Hotel Motel and came on the Ripe Podcasts to talk about Melbourne real estate, what's been happening since the last Big Scary album, the inability to search Spotify via music labels, how the Up The Guts tour works, meeting Tom Iansek and starting Big Scary, getting artists to post on social media, a break down of all the current releases on Hotel Motel, and what's like touring India...

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    Trading Tunes with Honey 2 Honey

    The new A Taste Of EP by trio Honey 2 Honey is one of Chapter Music's most recent releases and its four tracks feel like a forbidden exploration of a large prop warehouse....

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (25/4/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Body Type, Mildlife, Memphis LK, Nite Fleit, Static Animal, Genesis Owusu, DJ Heure, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Mount Trout, Sweet Whirl, Roland Tings, Good Morning, Skydeck, Simona Castricum, Soft Touch, Morgan Wright, Variations of Light, Erasers, Karyme, No Local, Truly Holy, L.A. Mood, Courtney Barnett, I Know Leopard, Hierophants, City Calm Down, Gold Fields, and this week's best new track by...

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    Six Times The Charm – By the Meadow 2019

    If you’re looking to make the move from other big league festivals then By the Meadow should be atop your list. Always welcoming and never pretentious, people were there to see music, drink, dance and have a blast with their mates...

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    Trading Tunes with Rambl

    Tonight the Melbourne club Yours&Mine are teaming up with Red Bull Music to present 1800-DOOF. A line-up featuring Lone, Toni Yotzi, Moopie, DJ JNETT, Rambl, Hybrid Man, Makeda, DESTINY71z, Emelyne and Bevin Campbell...

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    Ripe Guide: Australia’s Best New Music (4/4/19)

    This week's guide includes new entries from Stella Donnelly, Roza Terenzi, The Shards, Bananagun, Yura, Chip Riddell, Collarbones, Good Pash, Kirin J Callinan, Tiana Khasi, Jonathan Something, Good Morning, Demon Days, Gamirez ft. Figuero Jones, Sweater Curse, Gena Rose Bruce, The Wonder, First Beige, Lucy Roleff, Soft Touch, Love Deluxe, Karyme, Skydeck, Concrete Surfers, Lauren., and this week's best new track by...