Brainwaves – 29 November – Wild at Heart!

We speak with Alice Kirkbride and Phil Heuzenroeder about their role in Wild at Heart. Tune in to hear live performances from the duo along with a special in studio performance by Samual Pakoti who has been with Wild at Heart for two years writing music!

Panel – Lauren

Interview – Allanah and Rebecca

Brainwaves – 13 April – Live music from Wild @ heart

Wild @ heART artist Jane Belfrige and Phil Hoytsenroader come on the show to talk about the Wild @ heART community programs available for those wanting to be a part of a community and learn to play and write their own music.

Panel Operator: Chiara
Interviewers: Kathy & James


Phil on guitar and Jane on the harp

Brainwaves – 30 September – Bipolar Bears

Dan McGuiness, Mick Seymour and Adam Pollock from the BiPolar Bears in the Wild@heART Community showcase their music, discuss the origins of the band, their influences and how music and arts can be used as an outlet for recovery from mental health issues.

Panel Operator: Kathy
Interviewers: Daniel & Tu


The Bipolar Bears and the Brainwaves team

Brainwaves – 9 September – Wild@heART local artists – Eddy & Jo

Today on the show, Joe Mariah and Eddy Ink from Wild@heART are on the show to chat about their stories and music making experience. They discuss how being a part of the Wild@heART program has impacted their lives in a positive way and how music has become an important part of the way that they understand and express their mental health issues. For the next upcoming Strumarama event, hosting local artists from Wild@heART, visit

Panel Operator: Kathy
Interviewers: Daniel & Kathleen


Eddy, Jo and the Brainwaves team

Brainwaves – 20 May – Full Mental Jacket

This week, members of music band Full Mental Jacket, Steve, Christian, and Justin discuss the band and showcase their music. Band members discuss the origins and history of the band, the power of making music to heal mentally and physically, their sponsors and recent gig at Basin Music Festival. Featuring an original track, “White Death”.

Paneller: Kate
Interviewers: Kathy

Brainwaves – 1 October – Wild @ Heart

Hosts Fergus and Kate talk to Heidi Everett and Phil Heuzenroeder from Wild@heART workshops and the Music Network for Mental Health about the Strumarama event, a live music event held at the Prince of Wales Hotel in St Kilda on the 8th of October as part of Mental Health Week 2014.

  • Wild@heART :: Arts group for people with disabilities or mental illness
  • Music Network for Mental Health :: The Network trains participants to develop and lead their own music projects, set up and run gigs

Panneler: Ben
Interviewers: Fergus and Kate