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Episode 24: Chatting On Substance Not Looks, Punk & Football With Drew Gardner Of Totally Unicorn

3/28/2019
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Sydney mathcore band Totally Unicorn go to a new place with forthcoming album, 'Sorry', its stripped back sound allowing vocalist Drew Gardner's dynamic and fiercely personal lyrics to come to the fore. He sits down with Gen for an in-depth episode about the record, the waxes and wanings of punk rock, overcoming bullying over his weight and saying a big "screw you" with latest track, 'Prized Pig'. Featuring tracks from Party Dozen, Gravel Pit, Caravãna Sun and The Living End.

Duration:00:38:11

Father & Son Travels, Pains And A Whole Lot Of Songwriting With John Corabi

3/26/2019
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Singer and rock icon John Corabi(ex-Mötley Crüe, The Dead Daisies)is set to hit Australia from 28 March for a few solo shows in Australia, where he'll play Mötley's '94 record with his band in full. Ahead of his son and drummer Ian's first trip down here, Gen got together with Corabi to chat all things family, from the pain that sparked Ian actually playing drums for him, his father-and-son travel checklist, and plans for bouncing around ideas together in studio for the next solo record.

Duration:00:16:06

Narrating The Tale Between A Girl & Her Lover Death With Anna Murphy (Cellar Darling)

3/24/2019
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Swiss heavy progressive trio Cellar Darling take a leap into new territory with the release of second album 'The Spell', out last Friday. Gen sat down with good friend and vocalist/hurdy gurdy player Anna Murphy to chat about the ambiguity of the ending to the record's tale, hiking, and becoming an audiobook author for the very first time.

Duration:00:15:04

Doing Vocal Care Right And Chatting Falls Fest Stories & Kickass Women With Lizzy Plapinger (LPX)

3/20/2019
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This chat marks a true time capsule from the past, hours before timeless artist and Neon Gold Record founder Lizzy Plapinger(aka LPX)took the stage for her Sydney headline show at The Lansdowne in January. To celebrate LPX's fresh EP 'Junk of the Heart' being released today, we delve into the GA archives to bring Gen's chat with Lizzy - a longtime GA family member - to life. With plenty of banter and warmth, harking back to when the two first met in 2016, this one's just a bit of a 'Bolt in...

Duration:00:12:34

Episode 23 (GA Turns One): Celebrating Milestones & Relatable Rap With Evil Eddie Of Butterfingers

2/27/2019
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It's been a huge year for the General Admission (GA) family, with the podcast celebrating turning one this month. In tandem with the milestone, and toasting a second one, music journalist Genevieve Gao sat down to discuss the iconic album 'Breakfast at Fatboys' turning 15 with 'Evil' Eddie Mark Jacobson, lead vocalist of Brisbane hip hop band Butterfingers. Parts seriousness and all laughter, the two let the chips fall where they may, from discussing the roots of relatable rap and hip hop,...

Duration:00:37:46

Progfest Sydney 2019: Artist Perspectives On What Prog Means

1/28/2019
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On a very special edition of the podcast, Gen headed to this year's Progfest at the Factory Theatre to have yarns, banter with and learn from some of the most innovative minds in Aussie and global progressive music. At the heart of each encounter is one question: 'What does prog mean to you?'. The answer? There's no single one. PICK YOUR CHAT/S: SEIMS - 0:22 - 17:31 SNVFF - 17:32 - 29:52 Chaos Divine - 29:53 - 40:38 Monuments - 40:39 - 53:31 Hemina - 53:32 - 1:03:48 Skyharbor - 1:03:49 -...

Duration:01:54:27

Episode 22: Overcoming Endometriosis With Jennie Skulander Of Devilskin

1/23/2019
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Kicking things off in 2019, Gen sits down with guest host Jen Skulander from NZ heavy band Devilskin, ahead of their tour supporting Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators. In a banter-fuelled yet rich chat, the two delve into shooting their latest music video, as well as the group's brand new track 'Endo' - Jen cracks open her struggles with endometriosis, a common but often debilitating condition in women causing severe period pain, heavy bleeding and fatigue among other symptoms....

Duration:00:27:53

Shooting Down Music Photography Myths + Intellectual Property With Michelle Grace Hunder

1/8/2019
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Gen approached Michelle in the wake of recent events, where the editor of European-based mag Metal Blast, photographer and attorney J. Salmeron was banned from any future Arch Enemy shows after a shop used one of his images without crediting him. This intimate chat shares Michelle's perspective on the incident, her stance on intellectual rights to property, and the wider push to see perceptions of music photography shift in terms of being a genuine career path.

Duration:00:33:11

Inside Look: How Curiosity Steered Film 'Her Sound, Her Story'

11/6/2018
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'Her Sound, Her Story' is one of 2018's most powerful documentaries, reflecting on the stories of six decades of female Australian artists. Gen sits down with the creators, filmmaker Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore and music photographer Michelle Grace Hunder, to delve into 4 years of blood, sweat, tears... and an insatiable curiosity.

Duration:00:21:30

Episode 21: Living The Dream With John Floreani Of Trophy Eyes

8/1/2018
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This week, Gen and Alessandra are joined by Trophy Eyes vocalist, John Floreani. With third album The American Dream releasing tomorrow (3rd Aug), John shares some deeply personal moments that helped shaped the record. We delve into a discussion on genres and developing your sound, and John shares the inspiration behind one of Trophy Eyes' newest tracks, 'A Cotton Candy Sky'. Featuring tracks from Trophy Eyes, Turnstile, Lizzo, Slothrust and more.

Duration:00:55:10

Episode 20: Sad Girl Pop 2.0 With SANNIA

7/16/2018
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This week, Alessandra and Gen are joined by Melbourne pop artist Sannia. Having just released her haunting, vulnerable debut single "Go And Get Over", she sits down to have a raw chat about her musical origins, feeling charged by sad energy as a songwriter, and where old and new music intersects. We also chat our love for sad-girl music and guilty pleasures. Featuring music from Soccer Mommy, Odette, G-Flip, Slowly Slowly and more.

Duration:00:53:20

Episode 19: Embracing Human Impulse With Emma Anglesey

7/4/2018
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This week, Alessandra and Gen are joined by Tasmanian artist Emma Anglesey, to talk about debut record Some Things Can't Be Undone, released last week, and an exciting album tour on the horizon. We talk our favourite tracks of the week, Radiohead, and the evolution of songwriting. We then dive into the meaning behind Emma's track, 'Swells My Heart', which explores the deep passion that overrides reason in us as humans during certain moments. Featuring tracks from Kota Banks, Haley Blais,...

Duration:00:52:25

Episode 18: Smashing Expectations With Jamie Hails Of Polaris

6/27/2018
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Alessandra and Gen sit down with vocalist Jamie Hails of Sydney metalcore band Polaris, who are set to embark on a regional tour before heading to North America with heavyweights Parkway Drive. We chat about the singer's vocal beginnings, why supporting Parkway Drive on their 'A Decades of Horizons' tour this year was so significant, and the particularly powerful fan interaction with track "Lucid" from debut EP The Mortal Coil. Featuring tracks from The Midnight, Miguel and As It Is

Duration:00:27:23

Being An Electric Lady With Jack River

6/24/2018
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Prior to the release of Jack River's debut album Sugar Mountain - out now - Gen sat down with the songwriter last week to chat about bringing her family closer together with the record, spearheading her own festivals Electric Lady and Grow Your Own, and just what makes a woman 'electric'.

Duration:00:17:01

Episode 17: Finding Beauty In Pain With Caravãna Sun

6/13/2018
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In this week's episode, Alessandra and Gen are joined by Luke Carra and Ant Beard of Caravãna Sun, who have a chat right before they head into the studio for the day to work on their upcoming EP. We talk about the band's newest track, 'The Beauty and The Pain', and delve into how the song came to life. We also chat musical inspirations, pop music and our love for comedic music videos. Featuring tracks from Caravãna Sun, Holy Holy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, The Growlers and more.

Duration:00:44:19

Fostering Young Bands With Will Swan Of Dance Gavin Dance

6/10/2018
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With the post-hardcore group having released their eighth Artificial Selection last week, Gen sits down with Dance Gavin Dance's lead guitarist Will Swan for a chat. The two talk about the new release, leaving music up to individual interpretation while songwriting, and his own record label.

Duration:00:21:43

Episode 16: Book Clubbing With Declan Melia Of British India

6/6/2018
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This week, Gen and Alessandra are joined by frontman Declan Melia of Melbourne band British India. Currently in his last year of university, Declan joins us for an in-depth discussion on music, activism, literature and more, during one of his study breaks on campus. We talk Declan's decision to go back to university after dropping out to pursue music some years ago, and ask him whether or not any of his classmates have recognised him or are fans of his band's music. Later in the episode we...

Duration:01:10:04

Episode 15: Balance And Frequencies With Jake Taylor Of In Hearts Wake

5/30/2018
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This week Alessandra and Gen are joined by Jake Taylor, lead vocalist of In Hearts Wake. Jake talks of the band's early beginnings in high school, their most recent album, 'Ark', and his love for the environment and the natural world. We also discuss the importance of being environmentally conscious, how In Hearts Wake have experimented with new and weird sounds, and the story behind the Earth Walker Tribe - a foundation established by Jake to nurture and care for the natural world....

Duration:00:47:21

Episode 14: Busking, Cooking & Gardening With Simon Paparo

5/23/2018
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This week, Alessandra and Gen are joined by Melbourne artist Simon Paparo, following the release of his debut single, 'Gold At Midnight'. Simon discusses his interesting and odd busking stories, as well as his passion for cooking and gardening, having previously worked as a chef. We also dive into our favourite tracks of the week, and breakdown the meaning behind Simon's track 'Gold at Midnight'. Featuring tracks from Simon Paparo, Now Now, Wolf Alive, London Grammar and more.

Duration:00:50:33

Combining Elegance And Punk Fury With Declan Melia (British India)

5/16/2018
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With the GA team gearing up for a double episode release next week, Gen sits down with British India's Declan Melia (vocals) for a special interview short while on their 'Midnight Homie' Tour.

Duration:00:19:06