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The earth has music for those who listen

The earth has music for those who listen

Avani Dias spoke to house producer Late Nite Tuff Guy about Adelaide, career changes, and the Australian dance music scene

Breaking the glass ceiling with an M16

Breaking the glass ceiling with an M16

Avani Dias speaks to a woman who served in the Israeli Defence Force

Interview podcast: Hermitude

Interview podcast: Hermitude

Avani Dias and Xiaoran Shi spoke to Sydney based duo, Hermitude, before their set at the OutsideIn Festival in Marrickville.

Way out west

Way out west

Avani Dias explores class in the University community

A birthday party, and we’re all invited

A birthday party, and we’re all invited

Avani Dias looks back on FBi radio’s 10 years

Mixtape 006 – ~Spring Disco Mixtape~

Mixtape 006 – ~Spring Disco Mixtape~

If you like cheesy tunes with a tasteful twist, then this is the mixtape for you.

The death of conviction politics: Avani Dias

The death of conviction politics: Avani Dias

Avani Dias explores the death of conviction politics in the lead up to the federal election.

Israeli legal group files class action against USYD academic

Israeli legal group files class  action against USYD academic

Avani Dias investigates the latest development in the USYD BDS saga

Guide to Honi Soirée

Guide to Honi Soirée

Avani Dias and Xiaoran Shi give you a taste of what’s on offer at Honi Soirée, a Red Rattler fundraiser happening at the Rat on August 9.

Profile: Julian Assange

Profile: Julian Assange

Imprisoned in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the awkward activist gave Avani Dias a call

These chicks don’t even know the name of my band – The Posse

These chicks don’t even know the name of my band – The Posse

Avani Dias met some musicians from the Con that like to work hard and play hard

Chinese whispers: the Dalai Lama and Sydney University

Chinese whispers: the Dalai Lama and Sydney University

“Education Matters” was the proposed name of a speech to be given by the Dalai Lama on the importance of learning to Sydney University students on campus this June. The irony is that in light of recent events, critics are now saying the University administration is more interested in business matters than education matters. A […]

Start a conversation: Avani Dias

Start a conversation: Avani Dias

Avani Dias’ editorial on the beauty of conversation.

Shedding light on Mormonism

Shedding light on Mormonism

Avani Dias writes about her experience of Mormonism in Utah

Mixtape 002 – Wonderful remixes of trashy pop songs.

Mixtape 002 – Wonderful remixes of trashy pop songs.

This mixtape gives you incredible versions of all those songs that you are too embarrassed to admit you enjoy. These artists have made something you hate to love, into something you can tell all your friends about.

Banding Together

Banding Together

Spain’s economic downturn has led to an upsurge in band solidarity. Avani Dias and Rafi Alam look at this new Spanish music scene.

Let the record play

Let the record play

The phonograph never died, writes Avani Dias as she dives into Sydney’s own vinyl culture (and labels).

Big Scary

Big Scary

Avani Dias chats with with Jo Syme, the female half of Big Scary, and stumbles upon a treasure trove of fun facts: what it was like to play SXSW, their lives before Big Scary,
and just where ‘Bad Friends’ came from.

Bluejuice

Bluejuice

Avani Dias chats with vocalist Stav Yiannoukas about the unexpected path of music, groupies and his Greek mum.

Grimes: emerging indie girl

Grimes: emerging indie girl

Avani Dias discovers the woman behind the indie scene’s emerging ‘it-girl’.