Music Interviews & Features

Independent Artist of the Week: Sachet

FBi’s Independent Artist of the Week Sachet have made their sweet return from a 4 year hiatus with a punchy EP, The Seeing Machine. Their lead singer and songwriter Lani Crooks sat down with the Up For It team to discuss what’s been in the works. 

Independent Artist of the Week: BBIANCA

BBIANCA is a rising hyperpop force who produces textural and flirtatious bops for 2000s pop culture worshippers.

Introducing Club World, a Switch series

Take a deep dive into baile funk in first part of a very exciting new series on SWITCH with Sandro.

Independent Artist of the Week: Guano C

On his debut single Guano C brings mischief music to the Sydney scene.

A “Second Phase of Life” for Cymande on Solstice

51 years after their first release, Cymande is touring Australia for the first time ever. Hannah Galvin sat down with the group on Solstice to discuss their legacy and ongoing impact as one of Britain’s greatest but perhaps most underground funk bands.

WATCH: Watermelon Juice, a Cypher for Palestine

Three artists come together live on Juice with Nazty Gurl for a powerful display of solidarity.

As her sound evolves, Trophie stays true to herself

It’s been just over a year since we spotlighted producer and singer-songwriter Trophie as our Independent Artist of the Week. Jenna Parker sat down with her on Lunch to discuss recent developments in her musical journey.

Maintaining the ecosystem – BAYANG (tha Bushranger) on The Playlist

Last year was a big one for Sydney’s BAYANG (tha Bushranger).

Independent Artist of the Week: SAMATAR

Canberra-based artist SAMATAR talks with Kate Saap about the self-reflection that sparked his EP, collaborating on a short film, and more.

Independent Artist of the Week: Hubcaps

Three years in the making, Hubcaps’ debute record is a distinctive flavour of ambient pop, awash with droning synthesiser and layered vocals spinning out deeply confessional poetry. She joined Jenna Parker on Lunch to tell us all about it.