07 Feb Ripe Hosting: Good Island Radio

On Saturday we teamed up with the local legends Good Manners and Wondercore Island (and Niche Productions, and I-D) for the inaugural Good Island. Spread across The John Curtin and Bella Union, with 4 stages, a range of visuals and styles of interesting progressive music. The best part of an amazing day was that 100% of the profits went to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, so naturally we wanted to help out.

What we did was a little bit different. Well, at least in Australia. We turned the radio station area downstairs at The Curtin into a live stream on Facebook, with multiple cameras and overlays. It was incredibly tricky, raw, and exciting, with a lot of adjusting on the fly, a few mistakes here and there, and internet upload speeds killing my soul at times. It (and we) improved as the day went on and in the end we are incredibly pleased with the results and potential to do similar things in the future. We received great feedback throughout the day — ok, mostly people were confused as to how we did it all. I can’t tell you all of the secrets and magic tricks behind the scenes, mainly because it would bore 95% of you with some nerdy audiovisual knowledge, so instead have a look below at the final results.

We are hoping to do many more of these live streams with labels, for podcasts, at studios, festivals, and similar – and a few are already in the works. If you have any feedback or ideas – please don’t hesitate to e-mail me!

Nai Palm:

Oscar Key Sung & Kllo DJ set:

Kane Ikin:

Luen DJ Set:

Vulture St. Tape Gang:

Jaala DJ Set:

Allysha Joy:


Marcus Rimondini

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