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Week days 2pm till 6pm: local and Australian music

2pm – 3pm: A different show each day – from Indij Hip Hop to new releases.

3pm – 4pm: Aus Music HourThe best of recent Australian independent and alternative music.

4pm – 6pm: Local n Live: The freshest home-grown music, delivered straight from local artists to your ears. 

Week nights 6pm till late: specialised music shows 

Are you a hyper pop fan? Maybe funk’s your medicine? Each week night, our specialised shows offer up a dose of new music, local gig news, interviews and a deep knowledge of music from our talented local presenters and producers.

Weekends on 2XX: a smorgasbord of culture and music

Spend your weekend in the good company of local, independent music shows on 2XX. Enjoy some folk or Indian Carnatic music for breakfast. Specialised music shows continue with plenty of music from a range of cultural and musical worlds. 

Our unique program mix

2XX is the place for new music, independent music, music you never expected, niche music and music to broaden your horizons. 

There’s no formula or rule for the music shows we play: that’s the point…and the result is a diverse reflection of interests, community and culture.

Check out our music programs here…


…a long, strange trip… Predominantly non-mainstream rock, modern & post-modern jazz and related styles, extraordinary pop and avant garde sounds.

Aus Music Hour: An hour of the best of recent Australian Independent and Alternative Music.


French Pop and Cie: Pop, Electro, Rap, Urban Music, all in French. Discover the current French Music culture through our weekly selection

Lark in the Morning: Folk music from Canberra and the world.

Latino Audiodromo: The best of the best of Latino Music played presently such as Salsa, Raeggaton, Cumbias, Vallenatos, corridos, etc.

Local n Live: The freshest home-grown music, the latest local music news, gig details, live interviews and laughs!

Lunchbox: Lunchtime music and entertainment from 12:30pm every weekday! 


Making Waves: Traditional and contemporary folk music plus news about local folk-related events including folk dance. 

Now’s the Time: Modern jazz. Bebop and beyond. Sometimes a long way beyond. 

Outer Rhythm: Let us take you on a journey thru the archives of House Music as well as into the future with unreleased tracks.

Reality is Only Temporary

Rebel Chorus: Folk music with a political edge: songs and verse of soldarity, struggle, sedition and survival.

Rhythms of Resistance: Featuring multi-genre music celebrating stories of defiance, resilience and hope through music.


Sample Credits: Funk, soul, disco, pop, folk and rock songs sampled by other artists in some of their most famous tracks.

Sangeetalahari: Carnatic music from South India is presented for your listening pleasure.

Tango Capital: The best in traditional and modern tango music, all with an Australasian focus.

The Music Goes Round n Round: Swing bands and singers of the 1930s and ’40s.

2XX Playlist