The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#17 Amara Grantz

Join us for the last podcast in our ‘LoFi Pandemic Series’ before we return to the recording studio for fresh new projects. In this final podcast, our resident legend Joel Imber chats to an incredibly inspiring, rising star Amara Grantz, who is taking the arts-animation world by storm! 19 Year old Tasmanian animator Amara Grantz…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#16 Jiemba Sands

Joel catches up with viral sensation Jiemba Sands to talk about his overnight rise to fame which you can imagine, wasn’t easy!!! Jiemba is an old Youth ARC regular with multi-talented skills as an athlete, gymnast, martial artist, stuntman and circus performer who loves making films. He’s been working towards going viral for years!  …

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#14 Celeste Meincke Singer Songwriter

Joel Imber catches up with a beautiful Hobart based singer/songwriter Celeste Meincke. Grab a cuppa, put your feet up and tune in for a chat about all things music with these two cool cats! What’s your earliest music memory? In terms of career wise it was playing a Youth ARC gig at Franklin Square a…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#15 Allan McConnell & Close Counters

Our lovely hosts Joel Imber and Mel Antal kick-off this incredibly exciting and extra-special length podcast with Tassie born Allan McConnell from Close Counters. As an electronic duo with an emphasis on dance, soul, jazz and funk, Allan McConnell and Finn Rees are now making serious waves on the global music scene! They grew up…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#13 Koh-Dee Music Producer

In this podcast our very own hosts Joel Imber and Mel Antal are joined by the incredibly talented young music producer Cody Webberley aka ‘Koh-Dee’. We learn about the journey and career path for a young music producer based in Hobart, and the hopes and dreams that await! What’s your first memory of Youth ARC?…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#12 YAC West Tamar

Joel Imber catches up with folks from the top of Tassie! In this episode Joel chats to West Tamar’s Youth Development Officer Andy Beeston and two of their Youth Advisory Council (YAC) members, Cooper Mckercher and Jacinta Antoniazzi to talk about youth related issues. This podcast delves into Youth Program Operations in the West Tamar…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#11 Malachi Johns

Tasmanian artist and illustrator “Malachi Johns” discusses her love for creating art with Joel delving into the realm of creativity and expression through her works. Malachi shares her journey through her own progression in style development and connecting with others through the online world. Tell us a bit about yourself, what are your passions and…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#10 Zac Henderson

Zac Henderson Tasmanian Musician Zac has been an active young musician in the Tasmanian music scene for a number of years. He started out playing his Dad’s acoustic guitar and learning the basics, then went on to create his own band and develop his own unique style of songwriting.    Joel and Zac talk all…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#9 Filmmaker Jess Murray

Jess Murray Filmmaker, animator, illustrator and founder of the upcoming film series, Moments of Clarity! Where do we even start with Jess Murray! The last time we caught up with Jess was at an incredible art exhibition they were having at the Youth ARC gallery, featured below. Back then, Jess was already making waves with…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#8 Tarik Stoneman Chase City

Tarik Stoneman Chase City It’s been a few years since we had the pleasure of speaking to Chase City band member Tarik Stoneman. In this episode Mel and Joel reconnect with Tarik and find out what Chase City have been up to over the last five years! Their sound has changed phenomenally with the release…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#7 Zack Licitis

Zack Licitis Dancer We talk to Zack Licitis about his dance journey through earlier days of learning Hip Hop dance at Youth ARC from Fabrice, all the way to now residing in Melbourne and continuing his dance passions.   Zack is an ambitious and driven young person who came to Youth ARC for many years…

The LoFi PANDEMIC Series ep#6 Callum Ball

Callum Ball Music Producer Callum Ball is an up and coming young Tasmanian music producer specializing in Hip Hop production. He has been busy working on a range of album recording projects including works from Tasmanian rappers “Dunn D” and “Promise”.  Callum describes his journey from starting out as a young beat maker with friends…