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ArtSound FM is a volunteer–powered community radio station in Canberra, Australia. We promote and nurture the full spectrum of visual and performing artists, and broadcast a unique mix of arts, jazz, blues, folk, world and classical music.

Attention Would-be Podcasters!

ArtSound FM has a number of studios available for hire that are tailored for differing recording needs (our main recording studio specifications are available here). We offer a 50m2 acoustically-treated, air-conditioned space ideally suited to the recording of podcasts and interviews.

Studio 2 set up for podcast recording

Studio 2 is now ready for podcast recording

Power, table and chairs are provided – you bring the rest! This studio is available for rent at $50/hour. For further information, or to make a studio booking please enquire using this form.

Notices and upcoming events

Aug
16
Fri
ArtSound FM ’60s & 70s Know your Music’ Trivia Night
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
ArtSound FM '60s & 70s Know your Music' Trivia Night @ Eastlake Football Club

Test your knowledge of the music of the 1960s & 1970s and support Canberra’s arts and music radio, ArtSound FM.

Join quiz master Brian Leonard for a fabulous evening of fun and music trivia: ‘Name that song’, ‘What’s the next line?’, ‘Name the backing group’, ‘Fill in the lyrics’ and more.

All music is from the ’60s and ’70s and all proceeds go to ArtSound FM.

Dining options are available at Eastlake Football club from 5:30pm. Bar service is available throughout the evening (food and drink not included in the ticket price).

Date and Time
Fri., 16 August 2019
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm AEST

Location
Eastlake Football Club, 3 Oxley Street, Griffith, ACT 2603

Book now https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/artsound-fm-60s-70s-know-your-music-trivia-night-tickets-63933594101?aff=QuizNight 

 

The new ArtSound FM T-shirt is now available!model wearing t-shirt

Featuring a graphic celebration of Canberra’s iconic buildings by a celebrated local artist, only two thousand T-shirts will be available for purchase! You can order yours at the RedBubble ArtSound site

Local arts and concert recordings

or see our full program schedule

Jul
21
Sun
Concert Hall
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Concert Hall

Highlights from this year’s Canberra International Music Festival—Tim Lamble recorded 18 concerts, most of them at the Fitters’ Workshop. This program is a taster but you can hear whole concerts over the coming months.

Canberra International Music Festival      http://www.cimf.org.au/

Concert Hall is repeated on Wednesdays at 1.30pm

Jul
22
Mon
At The National (repeat)
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
At The National (repeat)

A repeat of Saturday night’s program featuring concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

Arts Café
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Café

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music, interviews, arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

In The Foyer
Jul 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Photo of Paris Opera

IN THE FOYER – 3.30pm Mondays .. repeated 3.30pm Wednesday.

30 minutes of interviews, reviews and music focusing on shows being presented in the Canberra region and beyond, and the artists who create and perform in them.

In the Foyer is produced and presented by Bill Stephens OAM, a familiar voice to Artsound listeners through his programs Red Velvet and Wild Boronia (6.00 pm Sundays and 3.30 pm Tuesdays) and Dress Circle. Bill narrated The Gershwin Project and contributed weekly interviews to On Stage, both produced by Len Power.

In addition to his work with ArtSound FM, Bill is a member of the Canberra Critics Circle, reviewing dance, musical theatre and cabaret for City News, Australian Arts Review and the Canberra Critics Circle. He writes feature articles for Stage Whispers, is a member of the Helpmann Awards Cabaret Voting panel, and a longtime interviewer for the National Library of Australia’s Oral History program, specialising in the performing arts.

Jul
23
Tue
Arts Café
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Café

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music, interviews, arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

Jul
24
Wed
Arts Café
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Café

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music, interviews, arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

Concert Hall repeat
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Concert Hall repeat

A repeat of Sunday Night’s Concert Hall