UPDATE: The podcast hit number 1 on the Australian podcast charts in the music category in its first 24 hours after launch.
Under The Bridge is a new podcast from FBi Radio, dedicated to exploring new Sydney music.
The podcast – an adjunct of FBi Radio’s long-running Sydney music program The Bridge, created by Abby Butler and Joe Khan, will showcase songs played originally on The Bridge, whilst also uncovering local gems of its own.
Each episode covers 8-10 new songs from Sydney artists across a wide range of genres, highlights one artist to watch, and one must-listen album or EP.
Additionally, each episode includes a themed segment, for example, iconic songs about Sydney, local love songs, or revisiting a classic FBi Album of the Week from a Sydney artist.
In Episode One premiering today Abby and Joe dive into the debut EP from Ella Haber, new singles from GAUCI, Oh Boy, & Murray Darling, and shine a spotlight on the Sydney release of the week – Body Type’s EP2.
FBi Radio Program Director, Dan Ahern said: “We are thrilled to be the first media outlet offering a podcast dedicated to covering Sydney music week-in, week-out.
By expanding our coverage of Sydney music to including podcasting, we build on a network of new music podcasts including Wax Lyrical, Notes From Home, and Uncanny Valley, that gives listeners more choice as to how they engage with FBi.”
In its 16th year, The Bridge has has helped to break acts like Flume, Wolfmother, The Jezabels, The Presets, Rainbow Chan, and Cloud Control.