AboutOlivia Gliku, Author at The Creative Issue
Queensland trio, Moreton, have enjoyed an extremely successful year. From touring with huge industry names, to receiving funding from the Carol Lloyd Award, Moreton are on the rise. Front woman, Georgia Potter, joined us to discuss how the award has impacted the band’s career.
In 2018, FOMO Festival is bringing a stellar lineup of artists to Brisbane’s Riverstage. The single-day, single-stage festival will also be touching down in Adelaide and Sydney. Additionally, the special FOMO By Night event will take place in Melbourne. DJ Dena Amy is one of the the stellar performers who’ll be performing at the festival. She joined us to talk about her set and her latest release, Your Eyes.
Queensland Music Festival has officially opened entries for the 2018 Carol Lloyd Award. The annual $15,000 prize supports the state’s emerging female singer-songwriters. Additionally, it honours the late Carol Lloyd, who was the first Australian female singer-songwriter to front a successful rock band.
Singer-songwriter Aurelia recently joined us to discuss her debut track, Are We Losing. A musician since a young age, Aurelia found herself returning to writing and performing after a few years off. A previously self proclaimed ‘bedroom artist’, Aurelia recently took to the BIGSOUND stage, and has returned to working on her solo project, a promising one.
Sydney electronic artist and presenter of Triple J’s House Party, KLP will be joining this year’s Yarrabah Band Festival. She joined us to discuss her involvement with the festival, and its Artists in Residence Program.
On Saturday, October 14th, The Creative Issue had the pleasure of attending Migos‘ concert at Riverstage. The Georgia group behind hits like Bad and Bougee and Get Right Witcha were supported by Atlanta musician, 6LACK.
The past year and a half has been huge for Alice Ivy. She has covered over 80 shows in four continents, and she recently followed up the March release of Get Me A Drink with her latest single, Be Friends. She joined us to discuss the inspirations, learning curves, and opportunities she’s been presented with over this time.
We recently had the pleasure of talking to Ecca Vandal about her huge year.
Gold Coast based a cappella and barbershop group, Sound Connection are the 3rd only Australian chorus to have competed in the International Barbershop Harmony Society’s World Championships. This local ensemble took to the stage in Las Vegas in July of this year and progressed their journey to an impressive new level. About to defend their title as Australian champions, the group are in the midst of engaging with a busy period in the Australian a cappella and barbershop scene.
This past weekend, we were lucky enough to attend Marroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival to take in one of Queensland’s best music festivals.