“It’ll be interesting to see what the response is! It’s definitely the most personal songs that we’ve released, or the most personal to me, writing the lyrics. I wouldn’t say that my experience is uncommon, taking this sort of uncommon challenge. I think a lot of the things I’m writing about, are quite common to a lot of people.”
The idea of “solo dates” is not a new one. To me, asking for a table for one is less lonely and more introspective. Going to see a movie or a gig by yourself allows for a greater immersion in the art.
It seems so much more intimidating, however, to get dressed up and go to see the Queensland Symphony Orchestra by yourself.
In the leadup to MELT Festival, we recently had the opportunity to talk to a trifecta of amazing creatives, all of whom will have some amazing sounding showings at this year’s festival.
Last time we caught up with Pretty City, we spoke to Johnny, the band’s bassist and vocalist. You might remember that they’d just wrapped up a European tour, released an album, and a single.Now, they’ve released a new single, Simone, and are heading back on tour. We caught up with Hugh, Pretty City’s lead vocalist to talk about their crazy few months.
MELT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture is a yearly festival of creative cultures centered around queer expression and story. Hosted and run by Brisbane Powerhouse, the festival embodies LGBTIQ+ representation through theatre and performance. We recently had the chance to talk with MELT Festival’s director James Lees.
Brisbane based, luxury and ethical clothing label, Gloria Dulcie showcased its new collection, ‘The Ripening Seed’ at an exclusive preview in Newstead last Friday night. The collection represents the brands maturing, boasting fine finishes and quality fabrics.
While ‘The Ripening …