June 2nd, 2009
Episode 7 of 16 episodes
SPACE INVADAS â“ Original Space Invadas is a new collaboration made up of Australiaâs renowned producer and DJ Katalyst with UK vocalist Steve Spacek, who has been based in Sydney for a while now. Been hosting parties all around the city everything from soul, dub step and disco nights. The Duos first release together got the attention of BBC Radio 1 announcer and influential club DJ Giles Peterson. Giles called Steve Spacek the voice of modern soul. Steve has had a long career, in which he has worked with the likes of J Dilla, Slum Village, Mos Def, and Common, just to name a few. ARIA nominated artist and local boy Katalyst produces the catchy danceable and futuristic beats on this project. This is the first singe from Space Invadas, itâs called Original, itâs from their new album called Soul Fly, which will be out later this year. The track features MCs Buff 1 from Detroit and RuCL from Melbourne. Apparently the boys let us know that it is inspired by the idea of striving for originality in what you create. Heres Space Invadas and Original. ZEAHORSE â“ Wrong That was a demo from a new Sydney band called Zeahorse, they were a three piece adding a fourth member on bass very recently. They have been tearing the roof off their live shows with their screamy, grungy, garagy, punk sound and at the moment gearing up for their first tour of Melbourne. Then they will be heading back to Sydney for a month long residency every Wednesday night during September at the Hopetoun Hotel in Surry Hills a new initiative at the Hopetoun called 4 bands, 4 weeks, 4 free, 4 you. Zeahorse are looking to record a brand new EP later in the year but until that comes around, that was Zeahorse and a demo called Wrong. BLACK CAB - Lost and Falling â“ (EXCLUSIVE) Coming up next were going to visit our southern cousins in Melbourne. Black Cab is comprised of two key members, singer and producer Andrew Coates and guitarist James Lee. The lads are in the process of recording album number 3, which will be called âœCall Singsâ when itâs out later this year on Laughing Outlaw Records, which is a Sydney based independent label. The first single form will be called âœRescueâ, going be launched in mid July. But first just to wet your appetite this is an FBi exclusive the alternate mix of Black Cabâs âœLost and Fallingâ. YOUNG HERETICS â“ Lost Loves Thatâs a very new and unsigned duo from Melbourne called young Heretics, made up of Matthew Wright, who used to play with the Getaway Plan, and his offsider Kitty Hart. Lost Loves which was the track we just heard is a sneak peak at their debut album called âœWe Are The Lost Lovesâ due to be released Winter 2009. Their music could be described as warped pop, they have being playing a bunch of shows in Melbourne over the last month or so and we are hoping for much, much more from Young Heretics including hopefully a Sydney visit very soon. That was a demo from Young Heretics called Lost Loves. DAMN ARMS - Destination (Mitzi Remix) The final offering comes in the shape of Damn Arms their a Melbourne band who FBi listeners will be well familiar with. For the uninitiated, Damn Arms used to be a four piece based in Melbourne, recently shedding a couple of members to streamline the outfit and also update their sound. Their recent single Destination was their first foray into the Yacht House sound, it was also the subject of a remix competition organise by their label Bang Gang 12 inches in association with Spank records and excellent record store here in Sydney. The competition was won by Jad Lee and Dominiqe Bird, going under the name Mitzi, from Queenslandâs Sunshine Coast. For their efforts Mitzi won a $6000 prize pack and their remix will also be part of the upcoming digital release âœDestination Remixesâ alongside reworkings from Munk, Bang Gang, Cassian, and more to be release early July on Bang Gang 12 Inches. So here it is Damn Arms remixed by Mitzi winner of the Bang Gang 12 Inches and Spank records remix competition.