After an intimate show at Marrickville’s Red Rattler, Dave and Brian from Japandroids talked to Darren Lesaguis about DIY venues and the importance of culture to a city. Plus – some insights on ‘Near To The Wild Heart Of Life’.
“When I can, I’ll play a venue that reflects how sacred music is to me, and a church seems to be the perfect place. The acoustics are great and people are terrified of speaking, so it works out.”
We are extremely excited to introduce you to our new Music Director, Amelia Jenner! Get to know the lady who will be responsible for shaping the sound of FBi Radio from late January 2017.
Explore the sounds of South African grime and house with Sydney producer JV as he schools us in a new genre emerging from Durban, SA.
Hayley Fohr, aka Circuit des Yeux, speaks to Peter Hollo on Utility Fog about her ever-deepening baritone vocals and what we can expect from her intimate Sydney Festival show.
Mara TK of Electric Wire Hustle and local soul singer Wallace came into FBi to perform a rousing rendition of Rose Royce’s ‘Love Don’t Live Here Anymore’, and talk about their creative hometown and Māori mythology.
Following the release of their debut album ‘Reclaim Australia’, Trials (one half of A.B. Original) joined Backchat to discuss the state of Australian Indigenous politics and music’s role in Aboriginal advocacy.
Mickey Kojack and Andrew Grant tell us how their new collaboration – The Tapes – came about. Listen to a live rendition of ‘Your Touch’ from their debut EP.
Self-described ‘dad rocker’ Hector Gachan released his debut album this year, with sharp songwriting influenced by Mac DeMarco, John MOuse and Ariel Pink. Hear him perform ‘Derby Daze’ live and chat to Lachlan Wyllie on The Bridge.
Ahead of her national tour, Julia Jacklin talks Britney Spears, existential spirals and learning that the music industry isn’t that scary – as well performing ‘Don’t Let The Kids Win’ live on air.