Listen to a rare commercial radio recording about the Apollo 11 mission, featuring Derryn Hinch.
Listen to 1950s radio dramas by Grace Gibson Productions, including Carter Brown Mystery Theatre and Dragnet.
We're celebrating John Farnham, a legend of the Australian music industry, with our new online exhibition.
Australia's 'Tin Pan Alley' was born 75 years ago with a burst of patriotic wartime songwriting.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
What was Australia’s first gold record? You may be surprised to learn that it involved a harmonica and the Three Bears.
Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.
The NFSA's Graham McDonald records Australian country music stars and emerging artists on lacquer disc at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Contemporary artists make new recordings on 19th century wax cylinder technology at the NFSA.
What do dingoes, 80s rock and an orgasmic opus have in common? They're all part of the 2014 Sounds of Australia!
We invited musician and composer Heinz Riegler to re-imagine a 1939 recording of a talking budgerigar that featured in the Art of Sound exhibition.
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