Over the past 10 years, FBi Radio has been the launchpad for many burgeoning Sydney artists and has continued to foster a creative and supportive networks for the artistic community. The station is proud to announce a series of fundraisers called 'All Our Friends', a run of gigs which are set to celebrate a decade on air.
Alexandra Duguid caught up with Jonathon Desmond Miller of Magnetic Heads to talk about their debut album, their influences and much more!
The event calendar continues to get well truly filled! Here are some announcements and dates for events in February.
With a jaw dropping list of up-and-coming Australian talent at their disposal, independent label Broken Stone Records will be showcasing some of their finest in a February roadshow extravaganza.
Laura Imbruglia is back to offer a taste of the new material she's been working on since moving from Sydney to Melbourne in late 2010. This comes in the shape of new single - "Why'd You Have To Kiss Me So Hard?".
Following on from 2010's critically acclaimed "The Lighter Side Of...", this new cut is a psychedelic about-turn from Laura’s recent alt country explorations.
As the night started off with a devilish Oporto ‘Feisty’ burger and ended with angelic Feist-like vocals, somehow in a parallel universe the evening also transitioned like a time machine in reverse, with supporting act Swimwear delivering synth-tastic sounds from the '80s, and featuring act Melodie Nelson sending us back to the swinging '60s.
1. Your new EP Wild Eyes is out now through Broken Stone Records, how did you go about writing and recording for this record?
Fresh off playing Vivid Creative Sydney, Sydney 6-piece Magnetic Heads and deliver a bright and sparkling sophomore EP: WILD EYES
Come down and get swilled about by jangling 12-string guitars, tambourines, playful synths and Morrissey-esque vocals at the launch shows:
Melb 24th of July at the Workers Club, Brunswick St, Fitzroy.
With Ballads and Special Guests - $12 6pm
Syd 27th July at Good God Small Club, Liverpool St.
In the major music event of the Creative Sydney program, Sydney independent label Broken Stone Records showcased an incredible roster of Australian artists this weekend at the MCA, featuring Caitlin Park, The Maple Trail, Magnetic Heads and
Friday nights in Sydney are now filled with rock melody and rock-fit talents. Last Night, which is a Friday event hosted by Purple Sneakers/Boundary Sounds, casts a various bunch of artists and exquisite sounds to kick start your weekend. Not to mention, at a very reasonable price on entry ($10!!).
As I staggered into The Gaelic, already on stage were Step-Panther. With powerful moments, slashing strings and a groovin’ stroll to the snare, my night began with an astounding fire up thanks to this uprising Sydney group.