Radults are back with one of our most inspiring episodes yet as we're joined by Sunny Singh.
Known to most by the name hate5six, Sunny is a former computer scientist turned digital archivist who makes past and present show footage and social movement amplification accessible on a free global platform. Sunny started filming hardcore shows while he was in high school as a way to document and contribute to the scene he loved. Since launching hate5six in 2008 he has dedicated himself tirelessly to grow the site and by extension the online presence of the hardcore genre.
Having filmed, edited and uploaded thousands of shows, amassed millions of views and fostered a unique and passionate online community, Sunny is now considered the foremost videographer of the modern hardcore scene. He is also a bit of a tech genius, having created the database hate5six uses, as well as developed an advanced editing algorithm. An entirely self-made success story, Sunny has been able to work full-time on the hate5six project since 2018, continuing to push the limits of what the site is capable of, while lending his talents and influence to emerging bands and social movements, further amplifying the ethos and the message that he believes in.
Sunny is an absolute Radult who brings a rare and positive energy to the world. So throw on your best mosh shorts, put your hood up over your head and get ready to stage-dive off of your couch or desk with hate5six.
Episode topics include: How he got into hardcore, why he started filming shows, how the idea for hate5six came about, establishing and growing the site, conquering YouTube, crowdfunding, his motivations, his work with social movements, his camera set-up, what a show day is like, that Harms Way meme, where he sees hate5six going next and of course, his tips for being a Radult.