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National, local & queer arts organisations call for government assistance

National, local & queer arts organisations call for government assistance

Arts and nightlife organisations have given an update on the current situation regarding COVID-19, calling for government assistance to see the industry through these uncertain times. Performing Arts Connections Australia released a statement this week, highlighting that performing arts centres across the country are dealing with the prospect of ongoing, long-term shutdowns, with the extension […]

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Twenty bands will be on the lineup for RTRFM’s iconic ‘In the Pines’

RTRFM 92.1 have shared who the 20 bands will be for its 10-hour ‘In the Pines’ party on Easter Sunday at the Somerville Auditorium. One the bill this year is Adrian Dzvuke, Cuss, Datura4, Demon Days, Drowning Horse, Felicity Groom, Grievous Bodily Calm, Hi, Ok Sorry, Miss Genius, New Nausea, Nika Mo, Old Blood, Paranoias, […]

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RTRFM’s Neon Picnic returns to Hyde Park in 2020

RTRFM’s Neon Picnic returns to Hyde Park in 2020

RTRFM’s beloved Neon Picnic brings radio to the outdoors once again in 2020. The pre-cursor to the community radio station’s massive music festival In The Pines, Neon Picnic brings the radio to the Hyde Park amphitheatre this March. Saturday shows Global Rhythm Pot, Homegrown and Drastic on Plastic will take their broadcasts to the beautiful surrounds […]

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Elle Cee explores the history of queer music on RTRFM

Elle Cee explores the history of queer music on RTRFM

Each Friday morning between 11am and 12pm community radio station RTRFM 92.1 presents Revolver, a show that changes theme each month. In January presenter Elle Cee is using the space to explore the history of queer music. Over five weeks Elle will take the audience on a journey through a variety of musical genres, sharing […]

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Rave Relief Pride party raises a whopping $19,000 for charity

Rave Relief Pride party raises a whopping $19,000 for charity

The Rave Relief Pride night celebration put on by party collective Homopolitan has raised a whopping $19,000 for charity. The party held at new Northbridge venue Rechabite saw all the DJs and artists donate their time for free to raise money for homeless support group AYLA and indigenous LGBT support organisation Black Rainbow. As the […]

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RTRFM will begin the new year on a loud and heavy note

RTRFM will begin the new year on a loud and heavy note

  Perth’s community radio station RTRFM will kick off the new decade with a fundraising event that promises to shake the foundations. DIS-ORDER is a brand new event celebrate local musicians whose music falls on the heavier side of the rock equation. The heavy, loud, rawkus and dis-orderly event will take over three stages at […]

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Orli-Moon Nice discusses their first fashion collection

Orli-Moon Nice discusses their first fashion collection

Emerging local designer Orli-Moon Nice is taking a leap with their debut collection, that draws on the costumery of queer drag culture. Drawing on their own on-stage experience as drag performer Lunar Sea, Nice dives into the conceptual realm of ‘Attachment theory’, striking bold and theatrical silhouettes that come from a very personal place. Leigh Andrew Hill […]

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RTRFM asks people to “be different” and donate during Radiothon

RTRFM asks people to “be different” and donate during Radiothon

Local community radio RTRFM 92.1 is launching its Radiothon festivities on Friday with myriad live performances and parties. Each August the volunteer lead station asks listeners to become subscribers to the station, over 300 people volunteer at the station that delivers mountains of local Western Australian music and community focussed current affairs and arts content. […]

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On the Line: Shelley Argent says she’s “Just a Mum”

On the Line: Shelley Argent says she’s “Just a Mum”

Shelley Argent is a well known face in LGBTIQ+ communities around Australia, as the national spokesperson for PFLAG, the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, she’s been at the forefront of fighting for LGBTI rights for many years. A dedicated campaigner for marriage equality, Shelley has trapped the halls of parliament house, spoken at […]

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May is ‘Radio Love Month’ at community station RTRFM 92.1

May is ‘Radio Love Month’ at community station RTRFM 92.1

Local community radio station RTRFM is calling on its listeners and supporters to donate throughout May and show their love for the station during Radio Love Month. RTRFM is a not-for-profit independent radio station which is funded by a community of listeners through subscriptions and donations. Radio Love Month is described as a chance for […]

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