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FBiiiiiiight!

I can add another thing to my ever-growing list of what I’m up to. My broadcasting course is finished and I’m now one of the presenters on FBi!

FBi is an independent, not-for-profit community radio station in Sydney, Australia.  FBi places a heavy emphasis on local alternative music: it has a policy that at least 50 per cent of its music content is to be Australian, of which at least half comes from Sydney musicians.

Not afraid to start at the bottom, I’m currently doing the ‘allnighter’ shift that sit somewhere pretty in the 1am-6am time slot. YIPPEEE!!

I love the stations commitment to new and local music so will start posting what songs I’ve been busting out.

If there is anything you’d love to see played (Beiber NOT included) then please leave a comment!

Tuesday July 13th

The Boat People – Damn Defensive

Band of Horses – General Specific

Local Natives – Airplanes

Band of Skulls – Death by Diamonds and Pearls

Only the Sea Slugs – Mirrors

Darwin Deez – Radar Detector

Philly Jays – I Don’t Wanna Party

The Middle East – Darkest Side

Sally Seltmann – Harmony to my Heartbeat

Little Red – Rock it

The Roots – Right on

Sleighbells – Riot Rhythm

The Rapids – Get Better Than That

Oh Mercy – Lay Everythinng on me

Wild Beasts – Hooting and Howling

Two Door Cinema Club – Do You Want it All

British India – Run the Red Light

Passion Pit – Sleepyhead

Bearhug – Grapefruit

Lykke Li – I’m good I’m Gone

Operator Please – Get What You Want

Chaingang – Cut Here

Birds of Tokyo – Bakers Son

Arcade Fire – Ready to Start

Sia – Soon We’ll be found

Soft Tigers – Mr Ice Cream

Whitley – Head First Down

The National – Afraid of Everyone

Boy and Bear – The Rabbit Song

Young Revelry – You and I

Mumford & Sons – The Cave

The Delta Riggs – Get Back

It’s great to be in control of what gets played!

I’ll next be on air Tuesday Morning 1-6 August 10th – tune in, text in and say hi!

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2 responses

  1. Niall

    Damn. I was awake then! Oh well, for your next shift you could check out Dead Letter Chorus. They’re a local alternative Sydney band who’d love the publicity, I’m sure.
    Other Aussie bands you might like to play:
    The Good China
    The Salvadors
    The Stoics
    Just some friendly suggestions!

    August 10, 2010 at 5:39 pm

  2. What about Toe to Toe and Amity Affliction? I have a show in the small town of Yass on Yass FM, Tues 6pm-9pm. Basically indi and alt tunes for thee hours

    August 8, 2010 at 1:08 pm

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