Scene News: Triple R urges listeners to Stay Curious as their annual Radiothon starts this Friday

Triple R is at the heart of Melbourne’s music community. It’s that time of year that the music community can return the love.

Volunteers are the heart and soul of Triple R FM. The iconic community media organisation has over 800 dedicated volunteers, who together with a small staff have kept experimental, free-form independent radio thriving since 1976.

Every August Triple R runs an annual subscriber drive, Radiothon. It’s a time when the community supports Triple R with a subscription in order for us to remain independent and unbeholden to corporate and government influence. [pullquote]This year’s theme? Stay Curious. A reminder to stay engaged and fascinated by the world we live in – and also to question it.[/pullquote] Triple R, which enjoys over 440,000 weekly listeners, gives voices to issues of social justice, and many people, causes and opinions that may not otherwise be heard. The station also provides constant updates on what’s happening around Melbourne, making Triple R a great tool for navigating our city’s vibrant scenes and discovering hidden gems.

Triple R’s music programming is both broad and specialist. Each broadcaster brings their unique passion, expertise and hunger for music to the air – highlighting weird, wonderful, well known and emerging artists.

Their outstanding contribution is a vital and voluntary one. Triple R is a not-for-profit organisation, which needs your support this Radiothon. Stay Curious. And keep the experiment alive.

WHEN? The on-air shenanigans happen from Friday 17 August to Sunday 26 August – but you have till 5pm Wednesday 26 September to subscribe and go in the running to win a slew of insanely awesome prizes.

HOW? Subscribe by calling the station on (03) 9388 1027 or pop over to our new website

HOW MUCH? $85 for a full membership; $40 for concession; $150 for passionate or businesses; and $85 for a band, artist or DJ.

The weird. The curious. The interested. Those with a hunger for more.
We’re with you.
The spark in the dark. Discovery on the dial. The dangerous mind. Subversion
of the status quo.
Join the experiment. Be the catalyst. Subscribe.

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