Join Stephen J. McParland as he discusses the brand new double CD he has compiled specially for Festival Records entitled: “A Life in the Sun” – A Celebration of Australian Surfing Film Soundtrack Music of the 60s & 70s.FEST601044-A Life In The Sun-Booklet_28pp_FACING.indd

Stephen has spent nearly 3 years putting together this remarkable set of 2 CD’s featuring extremely rare & unreleased material by such Australian musical artists as: Python Lee Jackson, Tamam Shud, Sven Libaek, Tully, G Wayne Thomas, Richard Clapton, & many many more!!






A Life in the Sun CD: Available for Purchase Here


Mood Of Melbourne

nigel-carterTuesdays between 6.00pm – 8pm presented by Nigel Carter

After leaving school I graduated from Swinburne University majoring in Accounting. I worked for Budget Rent A Car, 3AK, 3DB, Hungry Jacks, Drake Personnel, Air Nauru, Coles Myer and ASG.

I have always been interested in radio completing a course with Gary Mac at the Melbourne Radio School. I have always had a passion for radio over the years and enjoy the intimacy of radio. I have been with the station for over four and a half years and enjoy entertaining you on The Mood of Melbourne on Tuesday night from 6.00pm until 8.00pm.

My favourite entertainers are Gordon Lightfoot, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Diana Krall, Tony Bennett, Julie London and Carly Simon and all the music from the 1940’s to the 1980’s.

Look forward to your company every Tuesday night The Mood of Melbourne.

Contact Nigel Carter via email: nigelcarter@iprimus.com.au

Bipolar Bears Live Sunday Session Podcast


The Bipolar Bears are one of Victoria’s rock’n’roll institutions – playing their own brand of rock, reggae and blues to audiences for over 16 years, and they joined Southern FM for a full band Live Sunday Session recently.  The boys and girl rocked us out with a swathe of original tunes.

For more info on The Bipolar Bears, see their website.

Click the play button below to hear a full podcast of their session.

Southern FM Outside Broadcast this Friday

88.3 Southern FM will be broadcasting live this Friday from the opening of the new Telstra Store in Bentleigh.

There will be special appearances from Shrek and Princess Fiona, as well as a chance to get a free framed photo of you with your favourite Simpsons character.  And inside the Telstra Store there will be prizes and giveaways.

So come along and meet the Southern FM team, this Friday the 22nd October between 2pm and 5pm at the new Telstra Store, 446 Centre Road, Bentleigh, or listen to the broadcast live on your radio or streaming at www.southernfm.com.au

Mamma’s Rejects Live Sunday Session Podcast 3/10/10

Mamma’s Rejects joined us in the studio for an unplugged session playing songs from their latest CD release and talking to Trent about their touring and recording plans.

Press the play button below to hear the full session.

Forming March 2008 Mamas Rejects from Melbourne Australia have been on a steady rise with their rocking melodic riffs to their hard hitting lyrics,
Mamas Rejects fit into a genre made of their own.

Mama’s Rejects music is based mostly on life events that the audiences can relate to while enjoying the sounds that have been created. In October 2008 The Rejects made their first EP ALMOST FAMOUS which led them to play in support of The Hoodoo Gurus, Shannon Noll, The Getaway Plan, Behind Crimson Eyes, Kisschasey and Children Collide .
The Rejects also received the following support from Quicksilver and DC clothing.

March 2009 saw the Rejects to be noticed by 272 Records based in California USA and can now be seen on a compilation CD “Riot on sunset Vol 16” with their hit song “She’ll Never Know” leading the Rejects music through America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Mamas Rejects have now been together for three years, Each band member has a mass amount of talent and experience under their belt and has formed an unstoppable band of brothers.

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