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Playlist: Support Black & First Nations Artists

Purchase music from Black and First Nations artists as means of demonstrating financial support.

One painting, two mirrors, a handful of broken teeth: The Goon Sax on Arvos

Louis Forster of The Goon Sax talks everything from psychic paintings, moving to London, self reflection and musical influence.

LOVEU2BITS is BOY SODA’s sticky note on the high-risk, high-reward dichotomy of love

Courtney chatted to BOY SODA about what he’s been up to in lock down and the process behind his latest single LOVEU2BITS.

Master Peace gets personal with Tommy Codling

Co-signed by Frank Ocean, Elton John and Skepta, South London's Master Peace has been meticulously carving his own lane.

Independent Artist of the Week: Skenzo

Another name to add to your ever-growing Sydney drill playlists, Skenzo brings the energy on his latest 'Dat Side'.
Lucy Dacus and Courtney Ammenhauser

Life through sepia-toned glasses: Lucy Dacus on Up For It with Courtney Ammenhauser

Dacus' record 'Home Video' reckons with the complexities of her own childhood nostalgia.

This Week In Sydney

Lockdown Culture Guide - Too Stay Too Home: Sydney Drift

More lovingly curated arts and culture experiences you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home!

Soundcheck

In light of the current Sydney lockdown, Soundcheck is on a temporary hiatus. 

Diary of Death

In light of the current Sydney lockdown, Diary of Death is on a temporary hiatus.

Latest Podcasts

Race Matters

Sara Khan and Darren Lesaguis chat race, culture, representation, arts and current affairs with a range of guests.
White ghosts swirling around the word 'Spooko' on a dark background

Spooko

Can't handle scary movies? Neither can ex-Arvos host Peach. To help him overcome his aversion, his former co-host Shag is talking him through the plots, the kills, the blood and the thrills of iconic horror films, one Wikipedia synopsis at a time.

Wax Lyrical

Wax Lyrical is an exploration of written works, found texts, songs with lyrics, poems with music.

Latest Galleries

Gallery: School Strike 4 Climate 2021

The Backchat team attended the School Strike 4 Climate protest on Friday, May 21 2021.

Gallery: Free Palestine Nakba Day Rally 2021

The Backchat team attended the '#SaveSheikhJarrah, Free Palestine, Commemorate Al Nakba' protest on Saturday, May 15 2021.

Gallery: Aboriginal Deaths In Custody Rally 2021

Backchat photographer Christopher Hanna captured the 30th Anniversary of the Royal Commission Into Aboriginal Deaths In Custody.