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Tue 29 Aug 2023

We are pleased to present the PBS FM Strategic Plan 2023 – 2027.

Mon 28 Aug 2023 to Sun 3 Sep 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Hearing by icon of the Australian and international jazz scenes, Mike Nock. In a career spanning more than 65 years, including 25 years in the US, he has worked with the world’s top jazz artists and garnered a swag of awards, including being inducted into the Australian Jazz Hall of Fame. 

Mon 21 Aug 2023 to Sun 27 Aug 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Sundial, the highly anticipated new album from LA based rapper Noname. 

Sundial marks Noname's third full-length release and follows 2018’s acclaimed Room 25 and her 2016 breakout mixtape Telefone. The new album is a culmination of years of exploration for the Chicago-raised artist, featuring guests like Common, Billy Woods, Jay Electronica, Ayoni, Eryn Allen Kane and more along with production from the likes of longtime collaborator Saba, Gaetan Judd, and Yussef Dayes.

Mon 14 Aug 2023 to Sun 20 Aug 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is the debut self-titled album by Australian based Americana duo Minor Gold (Tracy McNeil & Dan Parsons). 

Minor Gold captures the duo at their finest, weaving masterful harmonies around stripped-back, organic arrangements that draw on everything from '70s west-coast pop and Bleecker St. steeped folk to the power-ballad and Polaroid romance of the '80s. Through this superb collection of songs, Minor Gold display a spellbinding musical connection, reflecting the comfort and ease experienced as the album washes over you.

Mon 7 Aug 2023 to Sun 13 Aug 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Nashville-based label Easy Eye Sound's new anthology Tell Everybody! 

The album is a bracing compilation, produced by Dan Auerbach - winner of the GRAMMY Award as 2013 Producer of the Year - featuring all new, exclusive recordings cut at Easy Eye Sound’s eponymous Nashville studio. From old masters to brilliant youngbloods, acoustic blues to roiling blues-rock, the collection is a fully realised survey of the blues tradition.

Mon 31 Jul 2023 to Sun 6 Aug 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is City of Gold from Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway.

Mon 24 Jul 2023 to Sun 30 Jul 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is High Pass Filter's Nice Coordinated Outfit.

Mon 17 Jul 2023 to Sun 23 Jul 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Immy Owusu’s debut LP, LO-LIFE!.

Fri 14 Jul 2023 to Thu 31 Aug 2023

The UpStart Award is an annual grant of $10,000 to an emerging Victoria singer-songwriter. The award is funded by a music loving family in Melbourne and the winner will be decided by a panel of local artists and music experts.

You might still be busking, you may have recorded a few tracks  or you might be playing pub gigs; but you’re not on the map yet.

The award will be adjudicated by a panel consisting of Victorian artists Angie MacMahon and Shane Howard, and a range of industry experts from community radio, retail, and streaming services.

Thu 13 Jul 2023 to Sun 16 Jul 2023

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival is warming up the heart of Yarra again this winter.

City of Yarra’s annual winter music festival, Leaps and Bounds, is heating up the streets again this July. In its 11th year, with over 40 events, spanning a diversity of live music acts, arts activities and cultural celebrations, this year’s festival is set to bring the City of Yarra to life.