Listen to SmartArts – 14 February 201903:00:0014 February 2019

Fleur Kilpatrick provides her fortnightly 'Shoot the Messenger' theatre review, and Janenne Willis, the artist and maker behind ‘Swell’ reveals plans for Swell #4 which will take place at the revamped Esplanade Hotel.

Playlist for SmartArts – 14 February 2019
  • The Chase (Version 1)Bowman Trio
  • Makeup of a FoolNeville Jacobs
  • The SystemPublic Opinion Afro Orchestra
  • Deja VuLastlings
  • Angels in HeavenChris Rodrigues and the Spoon Lady
  • Moment (feat. IRO)Animal Feelings
  • Everything is Recorded (ft. Infinite Coles & Mela Murder)8AM
  • Energy (feat. Nadeem Din-Gabisi)Sampa The Great
  • FogNakhane
  • LovelyBillie Eilish and Khalid
  • ChangeP-Unique & Krown
  • HungerFlorence and the Machine
  • Johnny Lost His JobChristopher D. Sim
  • Hi-Lo (Hollow)Bishop Briggs
  • WomanCat Power
  • StayCat Power
  • Mad About YouHooverphonic
  • Simply FallingLyeoka
  • The Ballad of Lonesome Cowboy BillAmanda Fish
  • PeregrineThe Ballroom Thieves
  • Rise UpAndra Day
  • 2000 N Somethin'Kaiit
  • I Wanna Know What Love IsForeigner
  • KongNeneh Cherry

About this program

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

  • 'Art Attack' - fortnightly visual arts reviews with Ace Wagstaff and Tai Snaith
  • 'Dancing on the Radio' with Jo Lloyd & Gerard Van Dyck
  • 'Shoot the Messenger' - theatre news & reviews with Fleur Kilpatrick
  • 'Drawn Out' - comic books and graphic novels with Bernard Caleo.


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, and seven years on the Board of Melbourne Fringe (including three years as Chair). He has helped program a range of festivals including Next Wave, the National Young Writers' Festival, and the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. Currently he pays the rent by working as the Performing Arts Editor at In his spare time he watches old Doctor Who episodes.