VOLI KOROI - SYDNEY / INDEPENDENT
VOLI K is a soul-infused singer + songwriter + producer + performer
A First Nations artist originating from Fiji, VOLI has called Australian home since a young age.
He’s faced some life challenges - born albino & termed legally blind, but the physical insecurities around his identity would eventually become his super power.
Whilst temporarily lost, VOLI was found emotionally through his early exposure to soul and gospel influences the kid drummer connecting within his community church.
VOLI has collaborated with some great producers including Jerome Farah (Baker Boy, Tash Sultana, Kian, Tones & I),Cyrus Villanueva (CXLOE, Client Liaison) and the legendary Charles Fisher (Savage Garden, Hoodoo Gurus).
His featured singles include “Lion”, “Never Alone”, “Hello” and “Joy”.
VOLI’s music and lyrics are inspired by love & hope – his dynamic live performances have seen him labelled “The Ambassador Of Good Times.”
VOLI K has just returned from a 2-month twenty-five-date tour of Europe, performing with Tones & I, as she supported Macklemore Whilst he cut his teeth performing his “Party Set” 6-nights-a-week at local residencies and private events, VOLI has played SOLD OUT original shows at iconic Sydney & Melbourne venues The Vanguard and Wesley Anne – and just recently Mary’s Underground.
After touring with Tones & I in 2021, she hand-picked VOLI to open up her inaugural “Music In The Park” Festival on the Mornington Peninsula and in 2022, he joined Tone’s ensemble at the “Tecate Emblema Festival” in Mexico City
VOLI is always finding new ways to connect with his audience, licensing songs to domestic and international brands like TikTok and Target USA – featuring in press like AdNews, The Music Network, Campaign Brief
Triple J Unearthed Music Director – Dave Ruby Howe said of VOLI:
“Voli K's voice is so damn pure. So much so that I feel dirty even saying damn. This is so clean like it's just come out the washer.”
PHIL GAUDION - PC3/DARLOW