Based on the first two Aussies in our For Aussies by Aussies video series, Steen Jones and Thandi Phoenix, we’ve put together a playlist of their favourite jams. To learn more about these two inspiring Aussie creatives, check out our interview with Steen here and our interview with Thandi here. Scroll on to hit play on our special Spotify playlist!
Nothing beats a pasta bake on a cold night and this Bolognese is sure to be a hit with the whole family. It’s packed with plenty of vegetables that make it higher in fibre, vitamins and minerals while the hidden nuggets of bocconcini make for a gooey cheesy surprise. This sauce also freezes really well and any leftovers can be easily stored for a quick meal.
Pia Miller is a familiar face on Aussie TV screens. Playing tough cop Kat on Home & Away, the model-actress juggles a busy shooting schedule and being a mum to her two sons. To get her through the day she turns to comfy staples, like Bonds Comfytails, to take her from her home to the set. From fashion to food, scroll down to read our Q&A with Pia…
Ever wondered what a day in the life of an emerging solo artist is like? We followed Thandi Phoenix, one of Australia’s most promising gems in the resurgence of R’n’B, on a typical day in her world. From AM to PM, we joined the Aussie songbird from the moment the sun peeked through her curtains to when darkness fell.
Stamping her mark on the on the Sydney soul and electronic scene is Aussie R’n’B sensation, Thandi Phoenix. With a sound that is equal parts raw and emotive, Thandi kickstarted her career in 2015 by collaborating with Ta-ku, B-Wise and Coin Banks. This was followed by her single, ‘Come Around,’ which received fanfare from Triple J. Her first record in 2016, ‘Tell Me Where The Lovers Have Gone,’ attracted rave reviews, and she has been described as “one of Australia’s most promising female artists.”
We sat down with the emerging songbird, who stars in our For Aussies By Aussies video series, to find out what’s been her biggest career highlight to date and what three songs are always on the top of her playlist.