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 You (Orchestra version)Hooverphonic
  • 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.
  • '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 talks@rrr.org.au 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 www.artshub.com.au. 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.