Gail Priest, Astrid Zeman, Daniel Whiting, Happy Axe | NWAP089

We take a deep dive into ‘Pretty Gritty’ – an intimate experimental music event in Sydney’s Redfern district, where you’re greeted at the door with delicious home baking and a warm welcome from curator Gail Priest. Plus, interviews and music with three artists from the […]

Holy Balm | NWAP088

This week, it’s the second of our recordings from the recent Vagrant show in Adelaide, and indeed the last in the Vagrant series of recordings. We’re rounding off the series in fine style with an upfront set from the great Holy Balm out of Sydney, […]

Asps / Beige Abrasion / Major Crimes | NWAP087

This week, it’s the first of two recordings from our recent show in Adelaide under the Vagrant banner. We hear from Melbourne dark wave Asps who dropped her debut release on cassette last year, titled ‘So Long’; then Adelaide’s own weirdo psych threepiece Beige Abrasion; […]

Document Swell, Call Me Professor, Speed Painters | NWAP086

We recently collaborated with Melbourne label, Fallopian Tunes, on a new compilation called ‘Gloss & Moss’. To celebrate the launch, Fallopian Tunes put on a gig in their home town, and we’re going to hear three sets from that ‘Gloss Party’ in this week’s episode. […]

Shisd | NWAP085

In the studio this week, 19-year-old, Canberra-based producer Felix Idle aka Shisd. We talk with Felix about his debut self-titled release しsd – EP, and hear a live session with vocals from his brother and some-time collaborator, Cape North. Published 26 July 2012. Subscribe to […]

Cycle~ 440 | NWAP084

A live set and a chat with Cycle~ 440, a semi-improvisational electro-acoustic duo that fuses acoustic piano with extensive laptop sampling and processing. Sam Gillies and Kevin Penkin met while studying a Bachelor of Music at WAAPA. Cycle~ 440 was formed in 2009 when they […]

Solo Andata | NWAP083

Perth experimental duo Solo Andata – Kane Ikin and Paul Fiocco – join Stu Buchanan for a chat and a short in-studio live session. Published 19 July 2012. Subscribe to the New Weird Australia podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

Feet Teeth, Scraps, Anonymeye vs Ambrose Chapel | NWAP082

New Weird Australia has been on the road over the last short while, presenting a number of gigs around the country as part of our ‘open source’ gig series, Vagrant. We’re stopping off in Brisbane this week, listening to sets recorded at The Waiting Room […]

Kevin Purdy | NWAP081

A live session and interview with Kevin Purdy, aka Purdy, to coincide with the release of his new album ‘Illumination’. Kevin Purdy has been creating music all his life. A multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, producer whose music catalogue, dating back to the late 70’s, is enormous. […]

Naps / Kane Ikin | NWAP080

New Weird Australia came together with the This Thing label in Melbourne recently for the second instalment of the ‘open source’ gig series, Vagrant. In this episode, we going to hear live sets from the gig at The Workers Club in Fitzroy – first up, […]

Wooshie | NWAP079

The second instalment of our ‘open source’ gig series, Vagrant, took place in Melbourne recently, and it saw us getting together with the This Thing label for a bunch of great electronic-based sets. We’re dedicating this episode to one of those sets from Vagrant – […]

Gold Model | NWAP078

This week we feature a live set from new Sydney three-piece Gold Model. The members of the band are by no means new to music-making – lead vocalist Zed Female (otherwise known as Christina Harvey) can be found in a number of projects, most notably […]