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October 30, 2012

ABC Radio National “Rare Oils” Special to Air Nov 2

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ABC Radio National Australia will be airing a selection of previously unreleased live Oils tracks along with a new interview with Peter, Rob & Jim on their “Rare Oils” radio special on Friday 2nd November at 8.00pm (AEDT).

Fans around the world can listen to the program online via the Radio National website while Australian fans also have the option to listen in on the radio.

Host Robbie Buck will take listeners through a selection of tracks recorded at the band’s warm-up shows for Sound Relief over two sold-out nights at Canberra’s Royal Theatre on March 12 & 13, 2009.

Full details:
Date: Friday 2nd November, 2012
AU Time: 8.00pm (EDT)
World Time: click here to find the equivalent time in your country: http://bit.ly/S8DcYB
Radio Frequency: click here to find the Radio National frequency in your town/city (Australia only): http://bit.ly/S8DBdH

** Follow this link to listen Online: http://bit.ly/YgoNhu

October 11, 2012

MAX TV to Premiere New Oils Documentary Nov 1

Australian music TV channel MAX are set to premiere a new Midnight Oil documentary on Thursday 1st November at 9.30pm (AEST).

This one hour documentary utilises a wealth of rare archival footage as well as the only interviews with each of the five band members granted in recent years and follows the rock legends chronologically through their long-lasting career. The result: the first ever inside story of Midnight Oil.

Through interviews with Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Martin Rotsey, Jim Moginie and Bones Hillman, MAX explores how the band’s music was more than just entertainment – it was about raising awareness of environmental, political and Aboriginal issues and inspiring people to take action and seek out change. Every album in the band’s impressive catalogue is highlighted with the band providing their insights on each body of work.

MAX The Artist’s Story: Midnight Oil
Australian Premiere Only On Foxtel (channel 805)
Thursday November 1 at 9.30pm EDT on MAX
Encore Screenings: Sunday November 4 at 9pm EDT, Tuesday November 6 at 10pm EDT
Made by Foxtel

Click here to read more: http://bit.ly/TibOqD

September 21, 2012

Get a Free Download of “Read About It” Live!

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The Oils are giving their mailing list subscribers a free live version of “Read About It”, recorded at the Royal Theatre Canberra in March 2009. Simply click the link below, enter your details and you’ll receive an email with a link to download the song. It’s easy.

Play it loud!

Click here to get your free download