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Playlist: Support Black & First Nations Artists

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

Staying In & Staying On

We might be sounding a little bit different right now as we broadcast from home, but FBi will always have your back.

Learning to call it a day: Snowy Band on The Saturday Overhang with Issy Phillips

The Naarm/Melbourne four piece talk about feeling settled and secure enough in their work to throw a bit of caution to the wind.

VIDEO PREMIERE: True Vibenation & JamarzOnMarz put Sydney summer on show in video for 'Solar'

Ignite your nostalgia for sunny summer arvos spent meandering through the Inner West.
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Backchat: Police caution needed in COVID public health enforcement

Samantha Lee from Redfern Legal Centre spoke to Backchat about increased police powers during lockdown.

Live from the Lab 2021

To celebrate National Science Week 2021, we partnered with The University of Sydney to pair 6 scientists with 6 musicians to compose a series of original science-inspired tracks!

This Week In Sydney

Culture Guide: Lockdown Edition

More arts & culture activities for you to enjoy from the safety of your home!


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.
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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.