Music Interviews & Features

A conversation with Computerwife on The Playlist

“Surprising energy for 10pm EDT, Addie is bright eyed and bubbly, sitting outside somewhere, a graffitied shutter dimly lit with a string of bulb lights hanging behind her.” Rhea Thomas sits down with Addie Warnacke, aka Computerwife, for an honest and deep chat about radio, Tumblr, and making jingles.

Mali Jo$e speaks on new EP BREEZECATCHER

At only 21 years old, Perth-based, rising hip hop star Mali Jo$e has delivered his brand new EP BREEZECATCHER. With energetic beats and intimate lyrics, the tracks on this EP take you on a lively journey that has playful moments of varying intensity. He sat down with Ife Obiegbu on Mornings to discuss their inspirations, friendship and the importance of taking a breath, and having fun.

Independent Artist of the Week: AR the Eternal

At the start of this month Western Sydney rapper and host of The Kxckbxck on FBi Radio AR the Eternal dropped a stunning new double-sided tape, titled The Outside demos. The demos showcase AR’s versatility, at once a master of fast rap and gentle RnB. Crowned our Independent Artist of the Week, AR told us all about his new project with Maleeka Gazula on Up for It! last Friday.

WATCH: Georgia Mulligan performs ‘Omissions’ on Mornings

Singer/songwriter Georgia Mulligan swung by the studio for Mornings with Ben Hansen to give us a stunning live performance. She also treated us to a sneak peek of another track from her new album!

Independent Artist of the Week: Sidney Phillips

Sidney Phillips’ Soundcloud profile picture is of Korean pop group JYJ member, Kim Jae-joong. “Exo-l 4 lyfe” in bio. References to The Sopranos, Skins, South Park, and Breaking Bad can be found across Sidney’s musical releases: her Twitter, Soundcloud, and Instagram presence teeters on the edge of irony, relevance and personal sincerity.

Genesis Owusu is no outsider: interview on Up for It! with Bindi Mutiara

STRUGGLER is the imminent release from Australian national treasure Genesis Owusu. He joined Bindi Mutiara to discuss the his experience as an increasingly popular artist and the album’s existentialist trappings.

How Angus Andrew is fostering a community of risk takers – interview on Surfacing

Angus Andrew is no stranger to crossing boundary lines, not only as an artist with his New York-based band Liars, his label No Gold and his music series Essential Tremors. He joined Luke de Zilva on Surfacing to chat about the Australian left-field and underground music scene, and his passion for creating opportunities for under-exposed artists.

“Let’s just lean into the broken glass of it” – Too Birds on Lunch

The fourth album from Naarm artists Too Birds, Soul of Too Birds, is an experimental hip hop record laced with sardonic wit and dripping with caustic irony. Yet it is also at the same time powerfully grounded and sensitive. The artists behind our Album of the Week this week called in to Lunch with Isaac Ortlipp to tell us all about it.

Paris Texas chat ‘what the f*ck’ moments on Up For It!

MID AIR is the debut album from Californian hip-hop duo Paris Texas. True to its name, the album abounds with leaping, percussive production held down with the duo’s signature tongue-in-cheek flare. Taking the gong for FBi Radio’s Album of the Week, Louis Pastel and Felix joined Maleeka Gazula on Up For It! to discuss the process behind making MID AIR.

WATCH: Skeleten digs through the FBi Radio music library

Skeleten (the project of Sydney electronic music mainstay and the genius behind this week’s Album of the Week Russell Fitzgibbon) swung by FBi Radio to chat all about his debut record Under Utopia