The Canberra Times
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'We're Canberra's biggest advocates': Why Safia will always call the ACT home

Kyle Mackey-Laws
Updated August 8 2019 - 2:11pm, first published August 3 2019 - 12:00am

Sitting in a Dickson cafe with the three young men from electronica band Safia, we are, of course, discussing music. Influences? Sure, there's a few artists over the years that have left their mark on the trio - they bonded over Guns & Roses as teenagers. What about moments that have left them stunned at just how far they've come? Well, a recent tour to China was truly a 'pinch-me' kind of moment.

Kyle Mackey-Laws

Kyle Mackey-Laws

Senior producer

Senior producer at The Canberra Times. I started my career at the Times more than a decade ago as a sports reporter before moving into production. I still love writing and reading about sport, and feel lucky to be living and working in such a vibrant and beautiful city.