Phondupe was born in Japan, raised in Sydney.
A chance meeting between two songwriters, producers and instrumentalists becomes a collective mindset with a revolving door of collaborators. It’s hard to believe the sounds were produced on all but an MPC and a broken laptop.
But going the ever-tried ‘DIY route’ is their MO. Within two weeks of uploading their tracks they’ve been added to JJJ’s Unearthed rotation, hit top 10 in the Unearthed charts and scored airplay on FBi & 2ser… and all this before they had a Facebook page.