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The Soundspace

ArtSound’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk, and blues fills each weekday mid-morning.

7:00 am

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Concert Hour

Deutsche Welle and sister broadcasters present live recordings of classical music performances in Germany’s palaces, churches, and concert hall, including from such regional  festivals as Schleswig-Holstein Music l, MDR Summer Music, and Rheingau.

8:00 am

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Arts Alive

Arts Alive, produced in Melbourne by the Independent Media Foundation, presents reports from around Australia and occasionally NZ and Singapore: news and current events, guest of the week, and a review.

9:00 am

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Sounds Folk

The best folk music   The best in current and past folk music and its many associated styles.[...]

10:00 am

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An eighteenth-century Dutch map of the world with the meridian and climate zone


Weekend entertainment with a great mix of music, including local recordings, reviews, interviews and Arts Diaries.

12:00 pm

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Sounds Classical

Classical music from the Renaissance through to today, often with a weekly theme.

2:00 pm

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Hot, Sweet & Jazzy

From the studios of The Pulse, Geelong, a rotating line-up of six jazz aficionados playing tunes from across and near the genre, from the 1920s onward, and from America, Australia, Europe, and elsewhere, including rare recordings.

4:00 pm

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The Broadway Musicals Yearbook

In each episode, Len Power explores the musical theatre of one year — chosen at random — from the long history of the art form. He plays songs from hit Broadway shows and the flops, too; songs you know and love and great songs you’ve never heard before. Len also shares anecdotes about behind-the-scenes treachery, bad luck, poor management, and total incompetency.

5:00 pm

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Roaring Twenties

Neil Sheldon presents a showcase of popular music from the 1920s, the Age of Jazz[...]

6:00 pm

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Allegory of Music. A painting by Laurent de La Hyre

Early Music Experience

Mark Shepheard explores European music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras.

7:00 pm

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Concert Hall

The best of Canberra performances of all forms of classical music performed by local and international solo instruments, voices, ensembles, orchestras, and choirs at such venues as the ANU School of Music, the Wesley Music Centre, the National Gallery, the National Library, and local churches.

8:00 pm

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The Phantom Dancer

1920s-30s singer Greg Poppleton hosts a non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio. With high energy music, first hand history from original radio broadcasts, and little talk. Won the CBAA Best Music Show Award in 2007 and was a finalist in 2016.

10:00 pm

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Bohemian Beat

Riddhi explores poetry and its influence on music and culture through the ages.

11:00 pm

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Hit Parade of Yesterday

On air since 1978 with vintage music from the 20s & 30s: jazz, big bands, and some Australian bands, personalities, and music from the movies.

12:00 am

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After Hours

Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

1:00 am

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