Smart Arts
Listen to SmartArts – 29 June 202303:00:0029 June 2023
Playlist for SmartArts – 29 June 2023
  • 8Sigur Rós
  • Hurts Like HeavenShearwater
  • Path 5 (Delta)Max Richter
  • Gila MonsterKing Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  • Imagining My ManAldous Harding
  • Zip IssuesCormorant Tree Oh
  • DebaserThe Pixies
  • Peanut PauliePretty Happy
  • The Gap (Between the Rich and the Poor)You Say Party! We Say Die!
  • The Modern AgeThe Strokes
  • KissesSlowdive
  • I Wanna Be SedatedThe Ramones
  • Go Dig My GraveLankum
  • Position VacantJack Ladder & The Dreamlanders
  • The Skin Of My Yellow Country TeethClap Your Hands Say Yeah
  • Deepp Breath OutCable Ties
  • a love is a love is a love – a queer song cycle: 3. sheMeta Cohen

About this program

Visual art, theatre, film and literature. Segments include:

  • 'Art Attack' - fortnightly visual arts reviews with Ace Wagstaff and Tai Snaith.
  • 'Shoot the Messenger' - fortnightly theatre news & reviews with Fleur Kilpatrick.
  • 'Drawn Out' - monthly chat about comic books and graphic novels with Bernard Caleo.

Please email for all interview requests.


Richard Watts has many years experience working in the arts industry, including five years as the Artistic Director of the youth arts organisation Express Media, seven years on the Board of Melbourne Fringe (including three years as Chair), and six years on the Committee of Management at La Mama Theatre, where he currently serves as Chair. Richard has helped program a range of festivals including Next Wave, the National Young Writers' Festival, the Melbourne Queer Film Festival and the Emerging Writers' Festival (which he founded) and he has written for various broadsheets, journals, zines and magazines. Currently he pays the rent by working as the Performing Arts Editor at In his spare time he watches old Doctor Who episodes.

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.