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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 23, 2018

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BIGSOUND First Lineup Announcement Arrives

June 22, 2018 |

Yesterday BIGSOUND dropped their first lineup announcement for 2018. Read More

Gabriella Cohen Is Sweet, Surreal and Seriously Talented

June 15, 2018 |

Talking to Gabriella Cohen is a little like eating sherbet dipped ice-cream for the first time. Rather wonderful, a little odd, and quite possibly a small revelation. The same analogy extends to her new album, Pink is The Colour of Unconditional Love. We sat down with her to chat about it.

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Pete Murray Talks New Directions and Broad Horizons

June 13, 2018 |

Pete Murray is back with a new remix, a new tour, and exciting new directions. Read More

Review: Dear Seattle’s Sold Out Show At Crowbar

June 12, 2018 |

Dear Seattle hit up Crowbar on Friday night ahead of Crowbar’s sixth birthday. Read More

Calculating the Gravity of Love: The Mathematics of Longing

June 11, 2018 |

I’m always excited when arriving at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre. Read More

Inside Australia’s Biggest Show: The Merry Widow Opera

June 11, 2018 |

The Merry Widow was launched way back in the distant marauding dust of January 2018. Read More

Sammm Talks His Debut EP… and Mandarins

June 7, 2018 |

Brissy musician Samuel Geddes is no stranger to the Brisbane arts scene. He’s well known around the neighbourhood haunts as the powerhouse vocalist of local outfit Screwjacks, but 2018 has seen the birth of his new solo project, Sammm. The promise from the singer/songwriter is to “navigate listeners through his experiences of heartbreak, addiction and growing up, with raw and enticing guitar-driven tunes”. We caught up with him to talk about the launch of his new EP, Mandarin Season.   Read More

The Longest Minute: Good for Theatre go-ers better for Cowboys fans

June 4, 2018 |

“Footy: It’ll break your heart.” Quite, well partially. It can be quite funny, mostly.  Except when it gets too saccharine or too serious. The Longest Minute premiered last week in the Crenmore Theatre and for many brings the raw passion … Read More

Monthly Gig Guide: June 2018

June 1, 2018 |

Here’s your gig guide for June 2018! Read More

Slowly Slowly Brings Down The Basement

May 31, 2018 |

Slowly Slowly have built a dedicated following in their home town of Melbourne, but last Friday night it was their Brisbane show that went off with a bang. “This is like a home show” declared frontman Ben Stewart. “Thank you so much everyone for coming out, this is crazy”.

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Private Lives Review

May 26, 2018 |

When myself and my girlfriend were ejected from our Uber in Newstead House we thought we were gate crashing a wedding. Read More

Your Man Alex Smith talks Disney, Positivity, and Powder Kegs

May 24, 2018 |

Local musician Alex Smith has become something of a cult figure in the Brisbane arts scene. Read More

Jeremy Loops Starts His Australian Tour

May 22, 2018 |

Jeremy Loops plays the Zoo this Saturday May 26th. Read More

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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