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

FBi Radio First Look: Nine Days

Enjoy a night at the movies on us with Nine Days at the Dendy in Newtown on June 30.

Independent Artist of the Week: STRANDAWAY

Whaddya know about vaporwave? Let Lake Mac's STRANDAWAY (aka Zachary Colyer) teach you a thing or two.

Erika de Casier on her creative influences and playful reimaginings

Eddy Diamond chatted to Erika de Casier ahead of the release of her sophomore LP/our current reigning Album of the Week, 'Sensational'.

A.GIRL on empowering female artists, retrospective advice and incredulous moments

A.GIRL's vision to connect female creatives, how heritage plays into artistry, and "pinch-yourself" moments on Arvos with Darren Lesaguis.

VIDEO PREMIERE: Too Birds takes no prisoners with 'I'm The Peak'

Quickly backing up their sophomore album 'Melbourne 2', Too Birds delivers an epileptic cacophony of textures on their new video for 'I'm The Peak'.

This Week In Sydney

Soundcheck: 14 June - 20 June

Need a live music fix? Catch Kobie Dee, Straight Arrows, Liyah Knight, Lola Scott & more this week!

Culture Guide: 14 June - 20 June

SandSong, Third I Festival, Big Brekky & more! Culture Guide on air every weekday at 4:30pm.

Diary of Death: 11 - 18 Jun

A life threatening list of imminent events happening in Sydney and surrounds, selected weekly by Jack Shit.

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


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.