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Two Tracks To Sink Your Teeth Into

THANDI PHOENIX with Tell Me Where The Lovers Have Gone

Thandi Phoenix

After the swells of stress from the stormy work week, it’s time to face the hurricane – Sydney songstress, Thandi Phoenix. Phoenix, much like a slick coffee roaster, has created a powerful blend of raw vocals and electronic RnB, which has cemented her place at the heart of the Australian music scene.

Tell Me Where The Lovers Have Gone breathes oxygen into the lungs of misguided lovers. Co-produced by The Mac Brothers (Vera Blue and Boy & Bear), UK Drum & Bass producer Dushi, and Phoenix herself, the track expresses a strong sentiment of no second chances. Phoenix’s silky vocals travel up the brooding electronic escalator, and converge at the peak with an epic drum and bass section. The song’s curtain call is a forlorn, piano finale which showcases her tender vocals.

The release of this track, in tandem with her success in 2015 proves Thandi Phoenix is a force to be reckoned with. Could she be the face of the RnB revival? We think so! If you agree, you can catch her alongside Jess Glynne for Rudimental’s upcoming national tour.


Nocturnal Tapes

New South Wales’ musicians continue to hit it out of the park with indie-electronic duo Nocturnal Tapes, releasing their second single Pattern. If a new Twilight movie was coming out tomorrow, this would be the theme song.

The track proves that you can write a song about literally anything, even a simple pattern on the back of your shirt. With the essence of Tame Impala and LCD Soundsystem, the duo has uncovered a perfect fusion of psychedelia and indie-electronic. Defined by a labyrinth of synths and guitars, the track will have you lucid dreaming in no time.

Despite their rookie status, this duo is here to stay. After journeying along the East Coast, they have already gained a reputation for lively and captivating performances. Dive headfirst into their indie disco, it’ll whisk you away into the weekend.