Podcast

Creepy Crawlies with Sylvia Rosenblum

Entomologist Bryce Peters may well be the only person on earth who likes cockroaches. Find out why in this conversation. As summer is upon us, Sylvia took the opportunity to talk about those creepy crawlies we hate the most. Read More

Helen Sung showcases her newest project, ‘Sung’ With Words

Pianist/composer Helen Sung hails from Houston, TX, where she attended the High School for the Performing & Visual Arts.  Now based in New York City, Sung has worked with a “Who’s Who” in Jazz, including the late Clark Terry, Ron Carter, Wayne Shorter, Wynton Marsalis, and MacArthur Fellow Regina Carter. Read More

Jay James-Moody From STC’s A Cheery Soul

Miss Docker is one of Nobel Laureate Patrick’s White’s most memorable creations. She and her neighbours are as hilarious and peculiar as they are uncannily familiar. Together, this pioneering text and marvellous characters take us on a dizzying ride through suburban Australia, exploring the meaning of morality, mortality and the… Read More

Russell Smith and Bell Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar is Shakespeare’s political thriller, a masterpiece of intrigue and treachery. Stand witness to the assassination that leads to a life and death struggle for power in the Republic. Citizens mutiny, Mark Antony schemes, and the fate of Rome hangs in the balance. Gaz Simpson and Diana Simmonds invited actor… Read More

Interview with Allysha Joy – The New Thing

Allysha Joy has been making a name for herself over the last few years. Alongside Horatio Luna, Ziggy Zeitgeist and the rest of her incredibly talented 30/70 family, their music has taken them around Australia, through Europe and even further through the waves of the internet, emphasised further by the backing… Read More

The New Thing Interview with Mojo Juju: “I Think I’ve Arrived”

Mojo Juju is a Melbourne-based artist who has been present within the Australian music scene for well over a decade. She created music that harked to more bluesy, jazz-influenced traditions; which gained her a respectable fan base and an highly coveted record deal with ABC Music. But with the release… Read More

Wreckless Eric

English singer-songwriter, Wreckless Eric joined David Barr on Tuesday Drive to discuss his upcoming visit to Australia. He’s an original Stiff Records artist, alongside Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, the Damned and Ian Dury. Eric is regarded as on one of the UK’s greatest underground songwriters. His classic ‘Whole Wide World’… Read More

Fran Dorey on Whales/Tohora with Sylvia Rosenblum

Exhibitions Co-ordinator at The Australian Musee, Fran Dorey, was Sylvia’s guest on Arts Wednesday 7 November 2018, talking about Whales/Tohora, a new exhibition at the museum. For centuries, whales have captured our imaginations. We have revered and mythologised them, hunted them to the brink of extinction and passionately protected them. Read More

Saul Smith on the djembe with Sylvia Rosenblum

The west-African drum, the djembe, was the subject of Sylvia’s conversation with djembe master, Saul Smith, on Arts Wednesday 31 October 2018. Saul teaches us about the history of the instrument, how it’s played, how it’s made and how it is used. Interspersed in the conversation are tracks from his… Read More