Venezuelan Mami, Lamira, is making waves with her soulful and infectious blend of Reggaeton beats and Caribbean rhythms. Having made the familiar journey from creating music in her friend’s kitchen, to finding like-minded collaborators to help elevate and spread her sound far and wide, Lamira is an artist fast on the rise.
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.
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.
Though Sydney electronic artist Verna Bloom exchanged her place in the ever-exciting Melbourne punk scene for a journey as a solo producer and performer, her instrument of choice – the Yamaha Reface CS – remains the core of her distinctive, weightless and weary sound.
Our latest Independent Artist of the Week Freezer makes energetic, dissonant guitar music, reminiscent of the hard rock of the late 1990s fitted against an experimental DIY sound. They joined Ruby and Al on Friday Arvos for a chat about their live shows, their new EP, and the community they’ve built within the scene.
‘WANT 2’ has earned LILPIXIE the title of FBi Radio’s Independent Artist of the Week. They joined Kate Saap on Up For It! to chat the track, their process, and the view looking down the barrel of an incredible career.
Combining organic and synthetic soundscapes that ebb and flow between distinguishable and distorted, Eora/Sydney-based DIY artist and FBi’s Independent Artist of the Week Bluetung offers something that’s as much a sensation for your mind as it is for your soul.
Manfredo Lament’s latest EP Movement, Saga & Fable radiates with energy; it savours the antique of jazz, whilst bouncing from soothing synths to psychedelic echoes. Founding members Kurt and Gabe caught up with John Troughton on Up for It! on Wednesday to tell us all about it.
Like syrup, the smooth n’ sultry vocals of Taylor B-W have a fluid quality that allows her to quickly and effortless traverse a variety of musical influences, deftly combining different genres to create something new. As FBi’s Independent Artist of the Week, she sat down with Lill Scott on Up for It! to chat about her latest music video, new single, and much-adored pet staffy.