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Album of the Week: Trophy Eyes’ “Chemical Miracles” (Blitz Radio)

Chemical Miracle is the sophomore album from Australian punk band, Trophy Eyes. With a creative and dynamic blend of melodic hardcore and upbeat pop-punk, this album does not disappoint. For the older Trophy Eyes fans who loved the band’s gritty, hardcore sound, and for those who prefer a more refined, …

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LA is The Griswolds’ Second Home, but “There’s No Place Better Than Australia”

“We really wrote most of the [new] album at home, but we recorded it with Andy Dawson [Kanye West, Jay-Z]. So we really did want to do this one in Sydney, because we did the last one in LA… It’s been good. We had really nice accommodation, and our label hooked …

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Album of the Week: Safia’s Internal (Blitz Radio)

SAFIA’s debut album, Internal, is definitely a debut to be reckoned with. It is simply suburb with the perfect mix of techno soundscapes and relaxing vocals that will rupture your ears with electronic pleasure. Each track fits together nicely as the opening track, Zion, takes you into the heart of …

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The Jezabels’ Hayley Mary Lives a Nomadic Lifestyle, and It’s A Real ‘Pleasure Drive’

“I don’t really have a home, and in these last couple of years having time off, I kind of got addicted to moving. I’d only been to places for like three or four months and then I’d have to go again. I actually think it’s a really good way of living, …

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Album of the Week: With Confidence’s “Better Weather” (Blitz Radio)

Better Weather is the pop punk debut from Sydney siders, With Confidence. Since their formation in 2012, the band has played alongside The Getaway Plan, You Me At Six, Tonight Alive, 5 Seconds of Summer and Kids in Glass Houses, just to name a few. In January 2016, the band …

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Interview: Flo The Kid (Blitz Radio)

Glad Rap with Campbell and Declan sat down and had a chat with Flo The Kid about Life, music and his very first mixtape! You can hear the full interview on SoundCloud:  Make sure to Tune In to Glad Rap every Tuesday between 6-8pm on blitz.arc.unsw.edu.au/radio Your very first mixtape …

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Album of the Week: Glass Animals’ “How To Be A Human Being” (Blitz Radio)

Glass Animals’ sophomore album, How to be a Human Being is eccentric, upbeat and unique. It is an album which deserves to be listened to as a whole; its sheer brilliance and the band’s attention to detail is definitely something to admire.   Like the album title suggests, the album …

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Album of the Week: ODESZA’s “In Return” (Blitz Radio)

In September last year Seattle beat-makers ODESZA delivered a timeless rerelease of their chart topping LP, In Return (2014). This deluxe edition consisted of the studio-singles from the original album (vocal and new instrumental mixes), a fresh single and three tracks recorded live from their world tour a year prior. …

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Album of the Week: Blush (Blitz Radio)

Moose Blood’s sophomore album, Blush, is a collection feel-good rock anthems and emotional love songs. Hailing from the UK, the band describes their music as ‘emo’, yet with the ever changing landscape that is rock music, this album is a unique fusion of rock, pop, punk, and everything in between. …

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Album of the Week: Glorious Heights (Blitz Radio)

Montaigne’s debut album, Glorious Heights is a funky, rhythmic and driving collection worthy to be crowned Blitz Radio’s first Album of the Week. Montaigne’s unique blend of pop vocals and alternate rock leave the album a completely unapologetic, visceral explosion of her personal trials and tribulations. Off the back of …

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Interview: Bondi Hipsters

The Bondi Hipsters are back! Nick Boshier and Christiaan Van Vuuren, have returned to TV with series 2 of their ABC show Soul Mates. I had a hilarious chat with the pair about the new series, favourite characters and much more! So Soul Mates season 2 starts on August 3rd on iview and …

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Interview: Queensrÿche’s Michael Wilton (Blitz Radio)

Washington-based heavy metallers Queensrÿche, forming back in 1982, have come a long way since first bursting on the scene. 15 studio albums, an EP and world tours later, the band are going strong on the wave of latest effort Condition Hüman (2015). We caught up with founding guitarist Michael Wilton …

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Interview: Claudio Sanchez (Blitz Radio)

Being the frontman of NY-based progressive rockers Coheed and Cambria, the creator of comic book series ‘The Amory Wars’ and more recently a father, the charismatic musician has experienced plenty of ups and downs. Claudio Sanchez was taking a leisurely family stroll through his neighbourhood when he joined us on air, chatting …

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Interview: Wu-Tang’s Masta Killa (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio’s Ryley and James sat down with Masta Killa of the 40 million record selling Wu-Tang Clan. They talked about all things Hip Hop including it’s reach into Australia. You can listen to the full interview on Soundcloud.  Ryley: You guys completed a recent February tour in Australia, you …

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Interview: The Lulu Raes (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio’s Kenneth interviewed Tom and Marcus of The Lulu Raes, an indie pop rock band from Sydney about their current single and upcoming shows, including Groovin the Moo Maitland. How did The Lulu Raes come to be? Tom: The Lulu Raes came to be several years ago. Our good friend …

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Interview: The Rubens (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio caught up with Elliot from the Rubens ahead of their appearance at the nearly sold out Groovin the Moo Festival. We spoke about the bands beginnings, the creative process and their touring, Harry: Welcome back to Blitz Radio, it’s Harry here and I’m here with Elliot Margin from …

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What’s On (O-Week 2016): Tuesday

Daily Events   Weekly events – Tuesday O-Week Revue 1 10-11am @Quad Stage   Language Exchange 10am-12pm @Aqua Marquee   Inflatable Water Slide 10am-4pm @Alumni Lawn   Guess Who 11am-12pm @Quad Stage   Robogals Robot Drop In Workshops 11am-1pm @G047   UNSW Business School Undergraduate Welcome 11am-1pm @Clancy Auditorium   …

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Blitz O-Week Competitions

Here’s a quick overview of Blitz’s O-Week competitions! Scavenger Hunt  WHO: YOU AND YOUR MATES! Teams of 2, 3 and 4 can register! WHAT: Bring a camera, your running shoes and a sense of adventure! WHEN: 11:00am – 2:00pm Wednesday 24th Feb 2016 WHERE: Blitz Tent (By the Arc membership …

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Blitz Radio Launch Competition

With a star-studded cast, Triple 9 (MA 15+) is a thrilling action film set to be released nation wide on March 3rd. In the film, a crew of corrupt police officers are blackmailed by the Russian mob to pull off a virtually impossible bank heist. In order to do so …

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