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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | April 25, 2019

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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

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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City Calm Down Announce Tour

March 9, 2018 |

Following the release of new music and a set at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, City Calm Down have announced that they will be touring Australia and New Zealand in June.

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Fight The Sun to Play Ric’s Bar

March 1, 2018 |

Melbourne rockers Fight The Sun recently dropped their self-titled debut EP, packed with aggressive rock. The EP is taking the band through Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on an EP launch tour. On Friday March 9th, Fight The Sun’s tour will be dropping in to Fortitude Valley’s Ric’s Bar.

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Young Franco to Launch Little Big Thursdays

February 28, 2018 |

The launch of Matt Moran’s Little Big House in December last year had South Brisbane’s party lovers in awe. The heritage listed Queenslander offers canned cocktails, froze, and chicken parmi spring roles. It seemed like Little Big House offered everything you could wish for. It then got even better with the announcement of Little Big Thursdays.  Read More

Review: Rise Against at Riverstage

February 17, 2018 |

On Wednesday, February 14th, American melodic hardcore band, Rise Against, took to Riverstage. Met by a crowd of eager fans, the band were supported by Sydney act Bare Bones.

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Aurelia on her Latest single, Chest

February 16, 2018 |

Last time we caught up with Aurelia, she’d wrapped up a killer set at BIGSOUND 2017 and released her debut track Are We Losing. Now, the Adelaide songstress has dropped another track called Chest. We caught up again this week to find out how it all came together.

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Bringing the House Down with CLOVES

February 12, 2018 |

London via-Melbourne artist, CLOVES has already celebrated a huge start to 2018. She’s performed at Sundance, Billboard’s Industry Nights showcase, and Roots Jam Session. Now, CLOVES has dropped her latest single, Bringing the House Down.

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