Tune Ups Episode One

Adam Briggs

Among his ARIA, APRA and triple j awards, his many writing and acting credits, and his sterling Twitter banter, Briggs has proven himself (again and again and again) to be one of Australia’s most significant voices. And with that, comes great responsibility. Briggs finds solace and satisfaction in taking time out for himself, including here with his barber.

Tune Ups Episode Two

Maggie Collins

On the odd occasion that Maggie Collins isn’t buried in her laptop or waiting for a flight, as part of her job managing artists like DZ Deathrays, you’ve got an okay chance of finding her in the kitchen—making comfort food, and a bit of a mess—where she says her mental health gets a refresh.

Tune Ups Episode Three

Stephen Wade

Stephen Wade’s twenty-something years in the business, and his thirteen years as owner of behemoth artist agency Select Music, has given him many a view behind the curtain of Australia’s music business—and beyond. Still, “mental health is the most important issue in the whole industry”, he says.

Tune Ups Episode Four

Alex the Astronaut

Alex the Astronaut released her first record while living in New York on a soccer scholarship. So maybe it’s not surprising that she finds respite in being physical—be it at the gym, on the field or, with a little help from a yoga app while touring.

Tune Ups Episode Five

Cam Batten

Once a roadie, Cam Batten now stage manages herculean projects like Falls Festival and A Day On The Green. While a big chunk of his time is spent on the road and focused on the job, Cam uses time alone to pursue his love of native plants in the cities he finds himself in. Meet Cam and the Everlasting Daisy.

Tune Ups Episode Six

Joel Birch

Joel Birch is a photographer, illustrator, mural maker and perhaps, most famously, frontman of The Amity Affliction. He speaks openly and honestly about his coping mechanisms, which include drawing and photography.

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