Starflight is a studio band from Sydney Australia, lead by singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist, and producer Jib Khan.,Originally formed earlier this century as a duo act comprising of Jib along with keyboardist/backing vocalist Damien Spanjer, their mission statement was to bring back the vintage sounds of the 60s, 70s, and 80s for a new age. They released their debut album ‘Adventure Beyond’ and first single ‘Phasers On Stun’ in 2013. The year was rounded out with Starflight nominated in no less than four categories at the Australian Indie Music Awards. In September 2014 Damien announced his departure from the band, leaving Jib firmly at the helm. Created in Sydney, Los Angeles, Reykjavik, Islamabad & New York, Jib has just released Starflight’s second album ‘World Premiere’ with lead single ‘Wicked Woods’.
Q: What's it like growing up in Mpls? Does the city have interesting stories about Prince? A: I only lived in Minneapolis until I was three, but I have fond memories of it. Even now that I live in a suburb of Minneapolis, I still feel like I'm a part of Minneapolis. I think a lot of Minnesotans have "Minneapolis Pride", even if they don't live in Minneapolis. Minneapolis has so many fun things to see and do, and the arts are very important here, with so many theaters and live shows. Prince put us on the map for music. I hear Prince stories everywhere I go in Minnesota. I've met so many people who were associated with Prince, including one of his dancers, and even a former Paisley Park employee working as a cashier at the local grocery store, so I've heard many Prince stories. I wish I could've been a Chanhassen resident when Prince was still alive, because I know that many Chanhassen residents saw him casually riding his bike around