Smart Arts
Listen to SmartArts – 25 April 202403:00:0025 April 2024
Playlist for SmartArts – 25 April 2024
  • CuracaoCal Tjader
  • Soul Food (That's What I Like)Lonnie Youngblood
  • Everyman (Has To Carry His Own Weight)Double Exposure
  • Thievin' & Robbin'DeRobert & The Half-Truths
  • Back To BasicsThe Shapeshifters
  • AcidRay Barretto
  • Its Your Thing (Everything's Alright)Señor Soul
  • I Quit My 9 to 5Joseph Malik
  • Be Thankful for What You GoJ.Felix feat. Sol Goodman
  • ShidaaK.O.G.
  • Go Bongo Go WildRoss Wilson
  • Give Me LoveCerrone
  • Mary JaneBreakdown Brass
  • Testament ya BowuleFranco Luambo
  • Philly Sensation (Michele Chiavarini Remix)Micky More & Andy Tee
  • In the Iaah (Soul Fire)Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters

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.