Thandi Phoenix

Thandi Phoenix

Interview: Thandi Phoenix on “Count Me Out”, creativity and staying inspired

March 22, 2021

Thandi Phoenix rose to international prominence with her feature on Rudimental‘s 2018 track, “My Way”. In 2019, she wowed her fans with her eponymous debut EP including hits such as “Say It” and “Cleopatra”, and now she’s following it up with her latest single “Count Me Out”. The Sydney artist places her silken RnB voice on […]

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Here are your ARIAs 2019 Winners and all the red carpet action

November 29, 2019

The best of the best in Australian music flocked to Sydney’s The Star to celebrate the industry’s greatest achievements for 2019. Sweeping the awards gala was Tones and I, who took home four of her eight nominations. An incredible feat for someone who was, under a year ago, busking on the streets and living out of her […]

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Interview: Thandi Phoenix shares her NYE tips, favourite moments and music of 2018

December 20, 2018

It’s been an incredible year for Thandi Phoenix, who I last sat down with back in March at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Now she’s going to be ringing in the New Year in Sydney alongside The Presets and more, as part of the NYE in the Park lineup. We caught up with her to find […]

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SXSW Guest Review: Why Thandi Phoenix is worthy of memorialising

April 5, 2018

While at SXSW last month, a few emerging non-Australian writers were invited to head along to watch show featuring an Australian artist. Our second writer, Jaison Oliver, looks back on his experience watching Sydney’s rising pop star Thandi Pheonix. “It’s all a blur of tacos.” Thandi Phoenix is somewhere in the middle of eight scheduled […]

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SXSW Day Three: The Vevo & Australia Houses Launch, Ready Player One premieres, Elon Musk answers questions, Tumblr Parties and more

March 12, 2018

It’s Day Three of SXSW, and from the launch of the first music venues that will run through the week, to a talk from a leader of innovation, and the world premiere of a Hollywood Blockbuster, it was the most jam-packed 24 hours yet at the festival, snaking through Austin, Texas with irrepressible energy. Vevo […]

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The Road to SXSW: Thandi Phoenix

February 26, 2018

She’s one of Australian indie pop’s shining lights at the moment and with praise levelled her way by American counterparts in Tinashe and Jhene Aiko (for example), there’s no surprise that Thandi Phoenix would be answering the international call sooner rather than later. The Sydney songwriter and performer is bound for Austin, Texas this month, […]

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BOAT SHOW, Timberwolf, Ziggy Ramo to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Hills Are Alive

December 5, 2017

South Gippsland drawcard event, The Hills Are Alive, celebrates 10 years in 2017 and the organisers have grouped together a great line up of artists to mark the occasion and bring punters good times next March. The Farm is hosting the likes of BOAT SHOW, Ziggy Ramo, Timberwolf, Alex the Astronaut and more this year, and as co-producer Aidan McLaren has explained […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (18th September 2017)

September 18, 2017

In the week that was, we were spoilt for choice with a bunch of new music releases. With our weekly Spotify playlist, you can wrap your ears around the charming new one from Julia Jacklin, a sultry pop number from Wallace and a spicy collab between Hanne Hukkelberg and Emilie Nicolas (plus heaps more)! ———- […]

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Music Video of the Day: Thandi Phoenix “Standing Too Close” (2017)

September 13, 2017

Thandi Phoenix was one of the breakthrough artists of BIGSOUND last week and it’s great to see her continue to push through and generate more positive momentum. Her latest single “Standing Too Close” has been a winner of a tune for Thandi, bringing her vocal talents to the fore as well as a sharp sense of […]

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Larry’s Picks: 11 acts who left a lasting impression at BIGSOUND

September 11, 2017

Last week, I descended on BIGSOUND in what was my 6th visit to the iconic Brisbane conference and festival. Just about every year the event has grown in size – from the amount of bands playing, to the amount of venues utilised and the number of attendees. This year felt unquestionably the biggest yet, amped […]

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Confidence Man, West Thebarton & more open BIGSOUND 2017 with impressive flair

September 5, 2017

Over the next few nights Australia’s music industry will come together with musicians and fans to not only celebrate, but evolve and progress. In addition to endless showcases of homegrown talent across Brisbane’s best live music spaces, BIGSOUND will be brimming with keynotes, masterclasses, and industry events where some of the biggest issues behind the scenes […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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Tickets for Sydney’s SAFIA-headlined Curve Ball now on sale

April 3, 2017

Taking off for its second year this June, Curve Ball returns to Carriageworks for a winter soiree featuring some of our best dance-inciting artists as part of Vivid Sydney. To be headlined by SAFIA, the mini-festival also features stellar talent in the likes of Tkay Maidza and Client Liaison, while emerging superstars of the game in Confidence Man, Thandi Phoenix and more […]

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Tuka, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Jinja Safari, and more to play The Rocks’ free Australia Day festival

January 9, 2016

Sydney’s historic harbour-side precinct The Rocks is always one of the most popular locations for public Australia Day celebrations year after year, and 2016 will be no exception as organisers of the suburb’s annual festival have curated a huge music program to go along with the (hopefully) sun-charged atmosphere of eclectic market stalls and delicious […]

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Jhené Aiko announces 2016 dates for debut Australian tour

December 8, 2015

Following her much-anticipated release of Souled Out in 2014, Californian R&B popstar, Jhené Aiko is set to make her debut appearance in Australia in February-March, 2016. Aiko will be supported by special guest Thandi Phoenix in what is touted to be an electrifying live performance. Tickets are on sale from 12pm, Friday December 11. For more details head to […]

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Festival Review: One Day Only – Manning House (21.11.15)

November 25, 2015

For years now Sydney hip-hop collective One Day, made up of seven high school mates, have been running their One Day Sundays and watching it grow into a nation-wide success. Touted as “block parties”, the events often sell out and demand has pushed them from venue to venue as capacity stretches to the limit. It […]

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One Day add their own live show to Sydney festival One Day Only

November 11, 2015

As Sydney hip hop collective One Day prep their first ever boutique festival One Day Only they’ve decided to jump on the line-up as a collective, meaning that we’ll get to see all seven members on stage performing tracks from last year’s epic Mainline, and hopefully some new material. This is, of course, in addition […]

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