Contributor: Madeline Ellerm

Maddie was the Content & Program Producer at Assemble Papers from 2019-2021 and has a background in graphic design, art direction and marketing. Hailing from New Zealand, Maddie is happiest with a camera in hand, hiking in the wilderness and swimming in the ocean.


Ears #44: Waves by DRMNGNOW

Next up on our Ears mixtape series featuring Triple R radio presenters, we talk to Indigenous hip-hop artist and Yorta Yorta man DRMNGNOW, a.k.a. Neil Morris. Shining a spotlight on Indigenous voices that set out to uphold traditional cultural practices, Neil’s mixtape titled Waves gives a snapshot of what his Triple R show Still Here […]

Ears #43: Mooncake by Small FRY

This year for our mixtape series EARS, we are featuring presenters from Triple R’s community radio station in Brunswick. To kick it off, we asked DJ Small FRY to create us a mixtape riffing off her radio show on Triple R, Mooncake. Her show crosses soundwaves from Tokyo to Taipei, Seoul to Saigon and through […]

Ears #42: Mix by Hope St Radio’s Pete Baxter

Hope St Radio’s founder Pete Baxter has his finger in many pies — from DJ, to music curator, and maker of fine wine. With Hope St Radio, his roaming radio station broadcasting from different venues around Melbourne, he brings people from all walks of life together through music. In 2021 Hope St Radio will find […]

Ears #41: Message to My Girl

For many of us in the midst of lockdowns here in Melbourne, music has been a guiding light through a challenging time. This month, in collaboration with our friends at Hope St Radio, Melbourne pop singer-songwriter Sweet Whirl – A.K.A Esther Edquist – brings us our spring edition of Ears, a mixtape compiled to transport you […]

Ears #40: Old Hard Drive Mix by Mikey Young

As we head into Autumn here in Melbourne, and slowly start to ease out of the lockdowns which have changed reality for many, our partner for this year’s EARS mixtape series Hope St Radio brings us some tunes from their community. Sheltering in his house and studio in Rye on the Mornington Peninsula, producer and […]

Ears #39: Mix by Laura Jean

For the 2020 season of our much loved EARS mixtape series, Assemble Papers is partnering up with Hope St Radio to bring you a year of good tunes and good times. In a world of hashtags and algorithms, and in a culture which thrives on passivity, radio as a voice is more important than ever. […]

Ears #38: In-between Worlds mix by Jade McInally

Jade McInally, AKA Jade Imagine, brings us our Spring edition of EARS – a mixtape series in collaboration with Courtney Barnett and Jen Cloher’s Milk! Records. Originally hailing from the Sunshine Coast, Jade has been a significant contributor to the Australian indie scene for more than a decade, and writes music of quiet determination, blending synthwave, art […]