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Interview: Mallrat

Grace Shaw, better known as Mallrat, is an up-and-coming Brisbane rapper who calls herself the ‘Hannah Montana of the rap game’. She recently moved to Melbourne and took the time to chat with us about her busy year so far, Splendour in the Grass and her good mate Allday.  Check …

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Interview: Alex Bleeker, Real Estate

Blitz Radio host, Will Clifton, recently had the opportunity to talk with Alex Bleeker, the bassist for Real Estate. Real Estate is coming to Australia in July to play their recently released 4th studio album, In Mind. Alex was a super chill and cool guy. If you haven’t already, give …

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Interview: Alex Gaskarth, All Time Low

Alessandra from Blitz Radio sat down with All Time Low frontman, Alex Gaskarth, to talk about their new album, Last Young Renegade, upcoming Australian tour and musical influences. To kick things off, you have just announced your seventh studio album, Last Young Renegade, out June 2nd, via Fueled by Ramen. How did this …

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Interview: Allday

We sat down with Allday, aka Tom Gaynor, before his Sydney listening party, to talk favourite memes, moving to LA, and his new album, Speeding. Check out the interview below. SPEEDING IS OUT NOW. Catch Allday on his Speeding tour on the 8th July at Sydney’s Big Top, Luna Park.

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Interview: Dan Haggis, The Wombats

Interview: Dan Haggis, The Wombats

Blitz had a chat to Dan Haggis from The Wombats about the band’s namesake, playing in Sydney, and the changes over the past 10 years.  Listen or read ahead for the full interview. Groovin the Moo 2017 announced yet another phenomenal line up, from home grown legends Tash Sultana, and All …

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Album of the Week: Trophy Eyes’ “Chemical Miracle” (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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