Phony Ppl Returns Down Under: Prepare for a Genre-Defying Musical Extravaganza

Hold onto your good selves, and get ready to groove as Phony Ppl gears up to return to Australia this October!

The fearless and genre-bending Phony Ppl is coming back to our shores in October. Get ready to witness the magic as this extraordinary five-piece band from New York graces stages across the country, with exclusive dates in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. Secret Sounds couldn’t be more thrilled to announce this electrifying event!

Hailing from the musical melting pot of Brooklyn, Phony Ppl comprises some of the most talented young musicians in the scene. Raised on a steady diet of legendary influences, from Mandrill to Bossa Nova, these prodigious artists possess a remarkable penchant for exploration and self-discovery.

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With their sonic cornucopia, Phony Ppl proudly crafts a sound that defies classification, fearlessly blending elements of jazz, hip-hop, R&B, reggae, soul, rock, and countless sub-genres.

Their musical journey took flight with the release of their debut album, “Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” in 2015. The standout track “Why iii Love The Moon” garnered immense praise from revered publications such as The New York Times, NPR, and Rolling Stone. Phony Ppl’s follow-up album, “mō’zā-ik (Mozaik),” released in 2019, showcased their unparalleled versatility and featured captivating hits like “Way Too Far” and “Before You Get A Boyfriend.”

But wait, there’s more! Brace yourself for their latest masterpiece, “Euphonyus.” This meticulously crafted album, which took three years to create, embodies the duality of Phony Ppl’s connection with their audience (You – Phony – Us) while staying true to its literal meaning of being “pleasing to the ear.”

“Euphonyus” seamlessly weaves together an array of emotions, from danceable and vibrant tracks to those drenched in sadness, sorrow, and lust. The album beckons listeners to surrender their thoughts and simply feel the music. And let’s not forget the star-studded lineup of features, including JoJo, Kaytranada, Leon Thomas iii, The Soul Rebels, and more, who contribute their magic to this auditory masterpiece.

Currently setting stages ablaze across the United States, including a recent show-stopping performance at NY’s renowned The Governors Ball Music Festival, Phony Ppl will arrive in Australia fresh off a residency at the illustrious Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City.

Prepare yourselves for an unforgettable experience as Phony Ppl infuse your souls with their mesmerizing melodies and boundary-pushing artistry. Tickets for their Australian tour will be available soon, so stay tuned for more details on how to secure your spot at this extraordinary musical extravaganza!

Let the countdown to Phony Ppl’s Australian tour begin!

Get ready to groove to R&B and hip-hop group Phony Ppl live this October. Presale available from 9am local Monday 17 July. Tickets go on sale to the general public from 9am local Tuesday 18 July.

Sun 15 Oct 2023 – Liberty Hall, Sydney
Tue 17 Oct 2023 – 170 Russell, Melbourne
Wed 18 Oct 2023 – The Triffid, Brisbane

Presale available from 9am local Monday 17 July
Tickets on sale to the general public from 9am local Tuesday 18 July