Sydney’s Thandi Phoenix Shares A Beautiful Acoustic Rendition of Her Latest Single


Thandi Phoenix is an incredibly talented Sydney artist and honestly, we’ve been waiting for the rest of Australia to notice. Last weekend, she caught the attention of punters, fans and critics alike at BIG SOUND by emerging as one of the country’s new talents to watch.
This week, she released the visuals to an acoustic version of her new single, ‘Standing Too Close’ where we see Phoenix play the single in its entirety on the piano, while also showcasing her incredible vocal range.

Jidenna Shows Us Why He’s A ‘Classic Man’


New artist Jidenna is creating a huge buzz for himself at the moment – especially after his recent performance at the 2015 BET Awards.

And now it’s your turn to get to know the newcomer.

Wake up your ears and mind with Jidenna and Kendrick Lamar on the freshly relinquished “Classic Man” remix off Wondaland’s forthcoming ‘Eephus’ EP, out August 14th.

Wet Is RnB Stripped Bare


Last Tuesday evening, The 5 to 9 Life was invited to two events in two Sydney venues across town from each other!

Whilst at times I wish I could be in two places at once, I knew that it was an impossible task so we sent our writer Claire Benito to the Dew Process Label Party to review an incredible line-up of acts at the Oxford Art Factory.

Photography by Luke Latty.

Elhae: Halfway Love


It’s been a minute since I’ve been really excited to write about an artist, but all that is about to change with the introduction of Atlanta’s ELHAE.

To have every song on your Soundcloud page be a hit, doesn’t it make you want to know more about an artist/person?

That was definitely the case when I heard the sounds of ELHAE.