The Sydney born South African / Australian roots her artistic beginnings in Soul and R&B. Over the years her scope of sonic influences widened and she developed a deep love for electronic music and began experimenting with her sound. This is where she really hit her stride commercially with her unique take on dance infused pop. This is showcased not only in her solo work but through her list of successful collaborations with artists such as Rudimental, Sigma & Pat Lok.
In 2021 her collaboration with Mell Hall saw the duo take out longest reigning female lead #1 on the Australian ARIA Club Chart. She has garnered a reputation for her outstanding high energy live performances and established herself as one of Australia’s best live performers.
Playing at festivals such as Splendour In The Grass, Spilt Milk, This That, CurveBall and Womadelaide. Her set at SITG was hailed by Triple J as the Saturday Standout performance, labelling it as ‘All class from front to end’.
2022 brought about many big shifts for Thandi both personally and professionally. It was a year of intense reflection, release and growth. She parted ways with her major label and decided to become a self managed independent artist. With more life experience, laser sharp focus and a new EP set for release in July ’23 – Thandi Phoenix is ready to turn up the heat in more than ever before