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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 22, 2018

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AboutOlivia Gliku, Author at The Creative Issue

Olivia Gliku

Olivia Gliku

I write, photograph, love beyonce, and support the use of the Oxford Comma.

Posts By Olivia Gliku

5 Things RAAVE TAPES Love About Brisbane

June 20, 2018 |

To celebrate the release of their latest single, RAAVE TAPES are hitting the road with the Suds Tour. Stopping by Brisbane on June 21st, to play at the Foundry. In an ode to Brisvegas, the band has penned the top five things they love about Brisbane.

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imbi the girl Joins Listen Out Lineup and Drops swell

June 19, 2018 |

Following a huge few weeks with the announcement of ia spot on Listen Out’s stellar lineup and the release of swell, we were lucky enough to have our questions answered by imbi the girl. imbi’s incredibly chill sound has been making waves, and … Read More

Vera Blue’s Lady Powers in Brisbane

June 18, 2018 |

If there’s one word that can describe a Vera Blue performance, it’s mesmerising. Taking to the stage of Fortitude Valley’s The Tivoli, Vera encapsulated the spirit and zest of Perennial (2017) and her more recent release, Lady Powers, live onstage.

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Hen’s Anthem for Women, In Red

May 29, 2018 |

To follow the release of Raincoats, Hen has dropped a new track called In Red.

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AViVA Lights Up With BRN

May 28, 2018 |

“Women were being burned for being witches hundreds of years ago, and people are still being prosecuted for being who they are, today. ”

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Oh My My Takes us to Animal House

May 14, 2018 |

Growing up playing in a lot of bands in high school, Sam Thomlinson had an obsession with the process of recording, from drum looping samples to tracking his own guitar work, Sam learned how to record by recreating and recording other artists’ work.

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A Guide to Brisbane, Courtesy of WAAX

May 14, 2018 |

Brisbane, it’s an undeniable party destination. Whether you’re hitting West End for an indie gig, or Fortitude Valley for clubbing, it really does have something for everyone. The only issue is, if you’re not a Brisbane local, like our pals from WAAX (who have just dropped a new single, and will be taking to the Splendour in the Grass stage), you might not know how to navigate the perfect night out here.

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Review: The Killers

May 1, 2018 |

This month saw the return of Las Vegas rock band, The Killers, to Australian stadium stages for the first time in 11 years. Opening to the packed out Entertainment Centre, with their 2004 classic, Mr Brightside, the band proved they were here to perform a show worth the wait.

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City Calm Down’s Jack on Echoes in Blue

April 13, 2018 |

“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.”

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Splendour in The Grass Drops 2018 Lineup

April 12, 2018 |

Tent? Check. Gumboots? Check. A killer lineup announcement? Check!

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Taking the World by Storm with Pretty City

April 7, 2018 |

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.

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Donnarumma’s Louis on Alien, Touring, and Tattoos

March 27, 2018 |


Adelaide trio Donnarumma recently released their single, Alien. We caught up with vocalist Louis from Donnarumma, to talk about the new track, their upcoming tour, and to learn a bit more about the team behind their indie sound.  Read More

The Ruminaters Arrive in Brisbane and Release Flight S.U.N 91

March 16, 2018 |

Following the release of their latest single, Boys Off Work The Ruminaters are hitting Brisbane’s Bloodhound Bar as part of their Left Our Jobs Forever Tour.

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Review: Lil Uzi Vert at Eatons Hill Hotel

March 15, 2018 |

On Saturday, March 3rd, we had the pleasure of attending Lil Uzi Vert‘s show at Eatons Hill Hotel. Uzi has been making waves in the industry over the past few years. His viral track XOTourLif3 was clocked in at #74 on Triple J’s Hottest 100 earlier this year.

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