Local and international, new and used indie, garage, swamp rock and the latest Aussie and International releases are all represented on a wide range of Indie programs on PBS.

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Mon 11 Sep 2023 to Sun 17 Sep 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is Black Classical Music, the debut solo album by multi-instrumentalist Yussef Dayes.

Widely recognised as one of the most electrifying live performers of his generation, watching the South London-raised producer, composer and drummer perform is an exhilarating combo of technical prowess, intensity and emotion – leaving audiences in no doubt as to the role of rhythm in channelling spiritual energy. 

Mon 4 Sep 2023

Dr Sure’s Unusual Practice make modern punk music in the primordial sense of the word - no rules. Combining elements of post-punk, new wave, full power rock 'n' roll, avant-garde and surrealism. Their ethos is creative resistance - innovative and politically subversive - using music, performance, visual art and film to project a message that’s equal parts critical and hopeful.

Listen back to Homebrew with Brooke for an exclusive Studio 5 Live session with the band.

Mon 4 Sep 2023 to Sun 10 Sep 2023

This week's PBS Feature Album is The Shores of Infinity, the fourth album by 9-piece spiritual jazz group Menagerie. 

Menagerie is the Melbourne-based Jazz ensemble founded by producer, songwriter, guitarist, DJ and recording artist Lance Ferguson, who is also the driving force behind The Bamboos, Lanu, Rare Groove Spectrum and Machines Always Win. 

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.

Wed 16 Aug 2023

PBS is saddened by the passing of Ron S. Peno. As a member of Died Pretty, Screaming Tribesmen, Darling Downs and many more - most recently fronting Ron S. Peno and the Superstitions - Ron's presence in and influence on our country's musical landscape cannot be overstated. 

PBS has has a long relationship with Ron S. Peno. His most recent LP with The Superstitions, Do The Understanding, was PBS Feature Album in August 2021, and he's been a guest countless times, including performing a very special Studio 5 Live performance on Mixing Up The Medicine in 2015.

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.