As Australians observe Reconciliation Week around the nation, triple j Unearthed have now announced their daily TOPS program will be featuring an Indigenous music takeover.
Broadcast each weekday at 5:30pm, triple j Unearthed’s TOPS program exists to shine a light on some of the latest and greatest uploads to the Unearthed website, allowing listeners to discover fresh unsigned music before anyone else.
Now, with Reconciliation Week having kicked off today, TOPS is set to spend the next week shining a light on the great Indigenous talent uploaded onto the Unearthed service this year.
Running from Wednesday, May 27th until Wednesday, June 3rd, TOPS will be hosted by triple j’s Indigenous radio presenters and producers, including Dave Woodhead (triple j Weekday Lunch presenter, stand-up comic and Torres Strait Islander man), Karla Ranby (triple j Weekend Lunch presenter, TV presenter and Gamilaroi woman), and Ashley McGregor (triple j Breakfast Producer and Wathaurong woman).
Meanwhile, episodes will also be hosted by Marlee Silva (triple j presenter, writer, podcaster and Kamilaroi/Dunghutti woman), Tyrone Pynor (triple j presenter, SBS broadcaster and Torres Strait Islander man), and Loren Ryan (ABC trainee journalist, musician and Gamilaraay woman).
Meanwhile, triple j’s Requestival has been spending the morning showcasing some of the biggest requests from Indigenous artists as well, with the likes of DOBBY, Baker Boy, and Miiesha being played alongside some global heavyweights on the music scene.
Listeners can tune into TOPS’ Reconciliation Week broadcasts via triple j Unearthed on the triple j app from 5:30pm weekdays.