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We bring you gig reviews, points of view, comedy, viral content and more on a daily basis. Read, watch or listen (or join the team and get lit with Blitz).

PODCASTS

The Blitz Radio Podcast

The Blitz Radio Pod is you're one stop shop for everything going on at Blitz! With a new guest every week, Blitz vet Steven take us on a wild ride around the world of entertainment, interviewing celebs and discussing what's on and what's hot in the world

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Home Away From Home

Phelize is an exchange student to UNSW all the way from the US of A! She's here making a home away from home, talking topics from women's issues, LGBTQ+, the environment, and keeping us entertained at the same time!

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Punch Krav Love

Krav? What’s that?! Krav Maga is a self-defence system featuring junk-kicking and practiced by badasses all over the world. Listen to this first episode to learn more about Krav, what Hollywood has to do with it, and how people react when they find out we

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Calling Bank

"Did you Call Bank?: Paul "The Truth" Pierce: "Nah, I called GAME!" Calling Bank is an all NBA podcast, talking about the teams, the players, the highlights and the low-lights.

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Dumb Debates

Is a hot-dog a sandwich? Are socks with thongs okay? Daniel and Sam tackle the dumbest debates with a new guest every week! This week the boys have Steven in the studio, first taking on that very question of a hot-dogs validity to the title of sandwich, a

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Let's Rocket!

One is a nerd, the other is a geek. Both Jo and Steve, two astronomical Blitz vets, take on the science and the fiction of our cosmos!

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General Admission

A weekly music podcast where Gen and Alessandra give you your front row ticket to the stories behind the sound. New episode every Thursday!

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UNSWeetened

So what is UNSWeetened? Is it like, low cal cooking?

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PLAYLISTS

JUNE

Soundtrack to eating tofu

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MAY

Looks like turt season has arrived

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APRIL

April foolz zesty master mix, classic tunes n some hot new releases.

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MID-SEM MELANCHOLY

Indulge your woes about all the work you have to do in the mid-semester break, gently cry while eating egg shaped chocolate confections - classic catharsis.

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MIXTAPES

Mixtape 01 | Hey, I Think You're Pretty rad

It’s getting to the end of semester and it’s time to tell that special someone in your tute how you feel about them, so tune in to these curated tunes to muster up the courage you need to do it!

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Mixtape 02 | Soundtrack to a crisis

Semester's nearly over, but before then we've got to defeat uni's final boss - every assignment and deadline all crammed into the space of one week.

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Mixtape 03 | State of Origin

It's that time of year again, when the Blues and Maroons go head-to-head on the footy field to fight for title of the superior state. No matter what side of the conflict you're on, we've got tunes for Queenslanders and New South Welshman alike.

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Mixtape 04 | Winter Hibernation

Winter is well and truly upon us, and so too is the winter break. That means it’s finally time to wrap yourself in blankets, sip warm beverages and never get out of bed.

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Mixtape 05 | I Don't Understand These Feelings

The mixtape to send to that special someone. You know, the one you want to do things with, fully clothed, sober and in daylight hours? It’s a nice feeling having someone you like, the world seems to be just a tad brighter.

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Mixtape 06 | Exams Are Over! Wow! Great Job!

Exams are over! Wow! Great job! You did not die! The days of all-nighters are over! Winter break is here! You can now comfortably snuggle under your duvet and above your electric blanket and not feel bad about not studying or revising for anything. Find h

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Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever | Hope Downs

BY Sam King

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ALBUM OF THE WEEK

FLEET FOXES

I remember when I first picked up a copy of Fleet Foxes (at Vinnies, like the hipster trash that I am), and read the little note included by lead singer Robin Pecknold as some form of artist statement. It came as a surprise for a number of reasons.

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ARCTIC MONKEYS | TRANQUILITY BASE HOTEL & CASINO

'Iconic British band dramatically changes sound in shift away from guitar rock.’ No, I’m not 18 years late with my review of Kid A.

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KIMBRA | PRIMAL HEART

I bumped into Kimbra a couple of months ago. Not in person. I was sinking into the newly found black hole of Empress Of videos, a young Latin American singer and there she was, hiding as a back-up singer, thus sparking my 55th Kimbra rediscovery.

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TROPHY EYES | CHEMICAL MIRACLE

With a creative and dynamic blend of melodic hardcore and upbeat pop-punk, this album does not disappoint. For the older Trophy Eyes fans who loved the band’s gritty, hardcore sound, and for those who prefer a more refined, alt-rock sound – Chemical Mirac

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SAFIA

​SAFIA’s debut album, Internal, is definitely a debut to be reckoned with.

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GRiZ | GOOD WILL PREVAIL

​DISCLAIMER: This album may be a whole lot of fun but it is definitely not for the faint of heart. If you do not like filthy wubs, sexy sax or roaring guitar then I suggest you divert your attention elsewhere.

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GLASS ANIMALS | HOW TO BE HUMAN

​Glass Animals’ sophomore album, How to be a Human Being is eccentric, upbeat and unique.

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MOOSE BLOOD | BLUSH

​Moose Blood’s sophomore album, Blush, is a collection feel-good rock anthems and emotional love songs.

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MONTAIGNE | GLORIOUS HEIGHTS

​Montaigne’s debut album, Glorious Heights is a funky, rhythmic and driving collection worthy to be crowned Blitz Radio’s first Album of the Week.

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INTERVIEWS

Daniel Sloss

We chatted to Scottish comedian, dreamboat and potential sociopath Daniel Sloss ahead of his Sydney Comedy Festival Show.

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The Bear Pack

Award-winning Sydney improv duo The Bear Pack (Barry Award-nominated Steen Raskopoulos & Carlo Ritchie) performed an exclusive one-night only show at the Enmore Theatre, fresh from a sold-out Edinburgh Fringe season.

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Ronny Chieng

Albert Lin recently sat down with international comedian, Ronny Chieng to talk politics, racism, and comedy. Fun.

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