Chatting with Lill Scott on Up For It! on Monday, Gemma Navarrete described her new single ‘Same Shit!’ as a love letter to being yourself. She’s been writing self-affirming letters from a young age, and her penmanship has earned her the title of FBi’s Independent Artist of the Week this week.
Like many artists during the pandemic, Japanese all-female ‘Neo Kawaii’ rock group CHAI found that the stay at home restrictions altered their usual process of creating music. They used this as an opportunity to not only change the direction of their latest album ‘Wink’, but to celebrate their listeners. They told Kana Frazer about it on Mornings last week.
Race Matters have launched the first part of a podcast series called Beyond Borders hosted by Sydney-raised, London-based creative and radio extraordinaire Binta Yade. She caught up with Tariro Mukando to talk through the podcast and how expressions of Blackness materialise in the UK and in Australia.
“All art is political. It’s saying something about yourself, your beliefs, your interests.” Sydney Writers' Fest speakers Rudi Bremer and Declan Fry caught up with Maleeka Gazula on Up For It! to talk book recs and power of reading.
Southwestern Sydney's Ruu. has been hip hop obsessed since he was young. Ruu. is releasing hip hop that will get you dancing but also make you think - something that’s earned him the title of Independent Artist of the Week.
Need a live music fix? Vivid Sydney is officially in full swing! So catch Caitlin Harnett and the Pony Boys, Ben Fester, Harvey Sutherland, and RVG (to name a few) playing in Sydney and surrounds PLUS the likes of Sampa the Great, GODTET, HTRK + heaps more performing as part of VIVID. So much good music, so little time...
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.