Double J August Artist In Residence: Kevin Mitchell & Adalita

Following well-loved seasons from Robert Forster, The Cat Empire and Henry Rollins, Double J welcomes two of Australia’s greatest songwriters, Kevin Mitchell and Adalita, as your Double J Artists in Residence in August.

Over five Sunday’s, Kevin and Adalita deconstruct some of the best lyric writing of all time and ask some of their musical friends to reveal what goes into the writing process. Plus they’ll delve deep into the archives, to bring you insight from some of the iconic artists acclaimed for their wordsmithery.

From raw honesty to clever artistry, and alluring imagery to real world tales, each show journeys through themes of Love & Lust to Heartache & Pain, to musings on The End and The Dark Side. The final show ends at the beginning, with a program dedicated to unforgettable opening lines. Expect to have your heart-strings tugged.

3 – 5pm Sunday 3 August: Love & Lust with Kevin Mitchell 3 – 5pm Sunday 10 August: Heartache & Pain with Adalita 3 – 5pm Sunday 17 August: The End with Kevin Mitchell
3 – 5pm Sunday 24 August: The Dark Side with Adalita

3 – 5pm Sunday 31 August: Unforgettable Opening Lines with Kevin Mitchell & Adalita
Catch Kevin Mitchell and Adalita, Artist in Residence on Double J, from 3 – 5pm every Sunday in August.

Listen on your mobile via the ABC Radio App, online at, on your digital radio or on Channel 200 on your digital TV. Plus you can stream each show for a week after it is broadcast. 

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