Grimes on art, community & living in the woods on Arvos with Chris Twite

Claire Boucher had a chat with Chris Twite about all the little pieces that make up Grimes: the music, the community and the visual identity.
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Thundercat shares new tune with Mono/Poly on Arvos with Chris Twite

The LA producer, singer, bassist and all-round legend shared some influential tunes from David Bowie and Wings - plus a brand new one of his own.

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This Week In Sydney


Soundcheck Feb 8-14: Shamir, Majical Cloudz, Thundercat, Gideon Bensen & more

Need a live music fix? Here are our top gig picks in Sydney this week.
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Culture Guide Feb 8-13 : Water Tasting, Spirituality, and Group Sex

Your weekly cheat sheet for the best events in Sydney, curated by FBi.
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Diary of Death :: 6 Feb - 12 Feb 2016

A life-threatening list of recommended events happening in Sydney and surrounds this week.

Latest Music & Culture

Video Video

The Hanging: Video oediV

If you can dedicate ten hours to 'Making a Murderer', you can definitely spend some time with one of contemporary art’s most exciting and evolving mediums.

DJ W!LD shares his favourite labels + an exclusive mix with Mantra Collective

The Parisian house legend is headed for Sydney's best basement venue this weekend - Civic Underground - thanks to your homies Mantra Collective.

HEALTH talk Death Magic, Max Payne and their social media game with Jordan Sexty

We catch up with HEALTH's John Famiglietti ahead of their visit for St Jerome's Laneway Festival. Win tickets to their sideshow within!

Kelela on collaborations & being a boss telemarketer with Sweetie & Shag

Even Kelela had to work a shitty telemarketing job. And she was really good at it, of course.

Listen to Guilty Simpson & Katalyst shoot the Shit on Jack Off

The pair swung by FBi to perform the Guilty classics 'Stress' and 'Blow The Horns On 'Em', produced by J Dilla and Madlib respectively.
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The man with the lion-head cane: Norman Jay with Stephen Ferris

The legendary London DJ and 'rare groove' pioneer just wants to please the crowd.

Viet Cong on exploring new sounds, a new album and new name

Monty and Danny from Viet Cong talk about starting out as a Black Sabbath cover band, grandma juice and what their new record will sound like (to be released under a new name).
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Vic Simms interview + 'Stranger In My Country' live on Jack Off

The Indigenous icon talks about the album he recorded in Bathurst Gaol in just one hour, and performs the first song he ever wrote, live and unaccompanied in the studio.

Review: Joanna Newsom at Sydney Opera House (Sydney Festival)

"I love Joanna Newsom’s music to an extent that’s unseemly, which means that there’s a lot of potential for expectations to remain unfulfilled."

Review: Djuki Mala at Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (Sydney Festival)

Whether it's traditional dance styles from East Arnhem Land or bootyshaking Missy Elliott would be proud of, the boys of Djuki Mala perform with pure joy.
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Review: Dirty Three at the State Theatre (Sydney Festival)

"For two hours, Dirty Three were the greatest band on any planet in any universe."
FBi Presents Majical Cloudz at Newtown Social Club | Photo by Sunny Lei

Gallery: FBi Presents Majical Cloudz at Newtown Social Club

The Canadian duo enchanted the crowd with a sparse, emotional set at Newtown Social Club.

The Island 3.0 - 8.2.16 - Photo by Satsuki Minoda

GALLERY: Island Getaway 3.0 – Siberia Records x Laneway Festival

A secret island party on Sydney Harbour with sets from QT, Hudson Mohawke, Goldlink and his DJ Kidd Marvel, Siberia legends Kirin J Callinan & NULL and more.

FBi Presents Beach House at Sydney Opera House | Photo by Yael Stempler 3.2.16

GALLERY: FBi Presents Beach House at Sydney Opera House

Baltimore dreamers Beach House played under a canopy of stars in the Concert Hall. What a treat!

FBi Presents The Internet at Oxford Art Factory | 3.2.16

Gallery: FBi Presents The Internet at Oxford Art Factory

If you can judge a gig by the number of smartphones in the air…

Next Big Thing: SAMPA THE GREAT | The 2015 FBi SMAC Awards | Photo by Satsuki Minoda

Gallery: The 2015 FBi SMAC Awards

An evening to celebrate Sydney’s best music, arts and culture. Broadcast live from Carriageworks, this year’s ceremony was hosted by the inimitable Raph and Joyride, aka The Meeting Tree.

Latest Videos

FBi Radio's Close Quarters with Tiny Ruins at Stoneleigh No. 50 - Photo by Ash Berdebes, 27.11.15

Watch Tiny Ruins play 'Dream Wave' in a magical garden

Hollie Fullbrook, aka Tiny Ruins, performed a solo acoustic set in the fairytale garden of Stoneleigh No. 50, an abandoned house in one of Sydney's oldest suburbs.
Volumes 2015 - Photo by Dakota Gordon

Watch :: Zeahorse 'Pool' live at Volumes 2015 (Brighton Up Bar)

The first in a series of live videos from the epic Volumes 2015: watch the loud, relentless wall of sound projected by Zeahorse at Brighton Up Bar, giving the festival's name an even more potent meaning...
3.6.15 | Photo by Sunny Lei

GALLERY & VIDEO :: Local Live Sunset Studio Party with Kilter & Roland Tings

On a super chilly winter night in Sydney, we created a tropical disco apocalypse in our studio and invited two of the most exciting producers in Australia at the moment - Kilter and Roland Tings - to play live to an intimate crowd of lei-ed up winners.