From 2009-2012, the New Weird Australia Podcast featured selected interviews and in-studio recordings from my FBi radio show, as well as live performances from events, video interviews and more. After finishing up a three year run on Sydney’s FBi Radio, this was the first of two podcast-only episodes of the New Weird Australia’s show, presented by Stu Buchanan. Episode #30 is a PERTH SPECIAL, celebrating the New Weird Australia compilation ‘Western Schism‘, featuring music from Endless Paths, Kucka, James Ireland & Andrew Sinclair, FM Raster, Cat Hope, These Ship Wrecks and an interview with Kynan Tan.
Curating and sequencing the New Weird Australia compilation series is a difficult business – underpinning each track-listing is a desire to present both a sense of cohesion and one of contrast. They might at first seem at polar opposites, but in fact it is the latter that provides the aural glue for the former – as we believe this latest volume clearly proves.