Tag Archives: Angus Randall

It’s not a Con…

The Con Artists are not a seedy group of scammers… but a six-part a capella vocal  group who sing their own arrangements inspired by ‘nerd culture’.

They’ll be performing at the Fringe this March, stealing the show with their vibrant harmonies and costumed fun inspired by film & TV, games, the Internet and pop culture.

The Con Artists joined us in the studio to share some harmonious harmonies from their show ‘Sing All The Memes’.

Check out the interview and tunes below!

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Produced by India Hooi

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

Christmas Island Refugees.The documentary Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea explores the reasons why refugees risk their lives to reach Australia, the challenges, risks and injustices they face.

It’s directed by Jessie Taylor who travelled across Indonesia to find these stories, and she spoke to Angus Randall.

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Producer: Ian Newton

New Music With Ryan Winter

This morning Angus Randall and Radio Adelaide’s Music Coordinator Ryan Winter spoke about their experiences at Laneway Festival, before launching into new music!

 

Up for discussion this week, Jamie Lidell, Nick Cave and Australian band Pond.

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Produced by Ryan Winter

 

 

Finding the Funny in Nursing

The Fringe is nearly here, so it’s time to pick up those Fringe guides and give them a good read.

This morning Angus Randall spoke to  Georgie Carroll, who migrated to Australia as a nurse in 2009, before picking up comedy later in the same year. After winning Adelaide Comedy’s comedian of the year for 2012, this Fringe Georgie is putting on her first solo show,  “Nurse Case Scenario”.

Check out the whole interview below!

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Produced by Ingrid Goetz

The Apology: 5 Years On

Today marks the five year anniversary of former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s Apology to the Stolen Generations. It was a landmark moment in Australia’s history, but have Indigenous Australians’ prospects  improved since?

Angus Randall was joined in the studio by Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney, Dean of Indigenous Education at Adelaide University to discuss the apology what can be done to close the gap.

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Produced by Ingrid Goetz

Funding Gonski

Everyone acknowledges that improvements in Education can only be a good thing. But raises in education funding raising funds.

Greens Senator Penny Wright is championing the need to stick with the mining tax in order to insure that the recommendations of the Gonski Review can be implemented, and she joined Angus Randall this morning to discuss the issue.

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Produced by Mike Nicholson

German Bogan Vegan Strippers

GBVSAdelaide Fringe show German Bogan Vegan Strippers explores the metamorphosis of two ordinary German bogan girls into alluring Aussie vegan strippers.

Their adventures culminates in a charity project they hope will take off by taking it all off.

Merle and Janine joined Angus in the studio.

German Bogan

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Produced by Ali Coad

Who’s sitting at the roundtable?

www.flickr.com publik 15 native title Native Title is no doubt one of the most important laws in Australia’s history and twenty years on since it was first brought in key stakeholders have gathered to discuss current measures to improve the Native Title process for the future.

A roundtable was held on Friday with everyone from the National Farmers Federation, to native title experts, to Indigenous groups and Mining companies, and all others who have an interest in this Great Southern Land of ours.

Mr Shayne Neumann MP is Chair of the Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, and was at the roundtable on Friday, and he spoke with Angus about what’s in store for Native Title in the future.

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Produced by Lisa Burns

Drugs in sports

Pic courtesy of Drug RehabilitationThe cycling world was shaken by the confession of Lance Armstrong regarding his use of performance enhancing drugs throughout his career, but cycling is not the only sport turning to unethical avenues in the name of a win.

After a twelve month investigation, the Australian Crime Commission has released a report revealing that performance enhancing drugs are increasingly prevalent and are used across many different sporting codes.

Angus Randall spoke to CEO of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Liesel Wett.

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Producer: Kristen Theologou

20,000 kms – that was close

Asteroide-2012-DA14Millions of years ago one of the major contributors to the extinction of dinosaurs was an asteroid.

On February 15th the Asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass through our orbit and will come as close to Earth as possible without hitting it.

Angus Randall spoke to Simon O’Toole about the nature of this asteroid and what it will mean for the astronomical community.

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Producer: Hannah Salisbury-Carter