New album teasing and back catalogue chat with Ravyn Lenae

The Chicago native opens up to Deepa on old songs, new songs and playing what anyone who caught her set now refers to as Lenaenway Festival.

Haiku Hands’ must haves: Creation, collaboration and spaces which allow them

Pop a squat with the unbounded creative explosion that is Haiku Hands, as they take a morning out from their nat’l headline tour.

Masego on Trap House Jazz, cheesy love and the pleasures of velvet

Masego is what happens when you mix a parental prohibition on rap music and unfettered access to Youtube tutorials.

YES LAWD it’s Anderson .Paak!

Tommy Codling talks to Anderson .Paak about the glorious array of collabs on his stellar record Oxnard and about flying with co-pilot Dr Dre.

Mahalia on Koalas, Collabs and Cardi B’s twerknificence

Dream collabs, festival slots, Cardi B, a roo named Dot, Mahalia and Tanya went through the lot. Hot.

The music that made Mark Gerber – ‘Boss’ and founder of the OAF

Joey Watson welcomed FBi Radio kindred spirit Mark Gerber onto Out of the Box to find out where his titanic commitment to music, art and culture comes from. Here are the tunes he picked to illustrate the journey.

Rational mature middle-class Asians talk Crazy Rich Asians

With the release of Crazy Rich Asians and the subsequent landslide of think-pieces, Race Matters asks: does Asian representation in the media today cut it? 

The transcendent power of Dance Rites

Dance Rites transformed Tubgowle at Bennelong Point where the Sydney Opera House now stands into a living, breathing, dancing version of its former self.

Empress Of on going from ‘Me’ to ‘Us’

Lorely Rodriguez aka Empress Of hung out for a minute with Tanya Ali to have a broad-ranging chat about pop, process and pals, and to generally get on like a house on fire.

The Grates on reuniting and reigniting the hustle

Jack Shit welcomed the irrepressible energy of The Grates into the studio for a chat and a live rendition of ‘Rock Boys’, on the arvo of their first show since reuniting.