Julia Jacklin (Don’t Let The Kids Win), hailing from the Blue Mountains in NSW, is known for her observational folk songs laced with a melancholic ache.
She’s in conversation with Paul Dempsey, singer, guitarist and songwriter from the band Something for Kate.
Ainslie Wills (Oh The Gold), writes songs with a quietly profound lyricism and musical sincerity, and has headlined sold-out shows in Australia and the UK.
She talks to Glenn Richards from Augie March about her craft.
Indie-folk artist Ryan Downey’s voice speaks to the honey of Leonard Cohen and depth of Bill Callahan.
He’s in conversation with singer-songwriter and chanteuse Sarah Blasko.
The honeyed and fierce Kaiit has opened up the aural landscape with her groundbreaking ‘Natural Woman’.
She breaks conversational bread with jazz singer and icon Kate Ceberano.
Alice Skye, singer-songwriter, Wergaia woman and universal little sister, is known for her stripped back piano melodies and a striking musical sensitivity.
She will be in conversation with seven-time ARIA-winning songwriter and composer David Bridie.
Genre-bending vocal power-punch Mojo Juju is set to shake up the Australian musical landscape with her ruminations on identity and place.
She’s changing the world with MC and producer Joel Ma.
Romy Vager, frontwoman of one of Melbourne’s most exciting rising acts, RVG, isn’t used to answering personal questions, preferring to let her music do the talking.
Now for MWF, she’s talking to globe-trotting, velvet-voiced troubadour, Rob Snarski.
Activist and hip-hop saviour Miss Blanks has been empowering genres since her first glorious entrance with ‘Clap Clap’.
She’s dismantling structures with singer-songwriter and trailblazer Jen Cloher.
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