Contessa is the new album project, and also the name of emerging Sydney-based alternative pop group who are set to be the next big thing with the imminent release of their fab debut album early 2019. You heard it here first!
Founders Gavin and Niyati Libotte are the power couple at the creative core of the hush hush project, though they’ve been gigging in the underground Jazz/Latin/Euro lounge scene for over 10 years with established groups Urban Gypsies and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Bringing together their love of music, story, language, film, and artistic improvisation, the two Yogis are a creative powerhouse that have launched a Kickstarter project to harness people power and stay true to their art by keeping it independent.
FIB gets the inside scoop on what it’s like to beat to your own drum in the unsigned indie music world and how creativity stays alive amidst everyday pressures and a dwindling local music scene.
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Videographers: Jason Martin, Stefan Varvaressos-Abdi
Sound Recordist: Alexandra Patrick-Dunne
Editor: Alexandra Patrick-Dunne