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We recently had the pleasure of chatting with Johnny Rock, the guitarist and vocalist of Melbourne psychedelic rock band, Pretty City. The past year has been massive for Pretty City. They’ve released their debut album, Colorize, the Nothing Happens for Free single, and spent their November touring Europe.
Melbourne’sÂ HowliteÂ have been called everything from dark pop to goth folk. They’re a quartet with different musical backgrounds and styles, who produce a fascinating hybrid style.Â Howlite‘s vocalist, Alison Thom, joined us to discuss the band’s latest track, Saviour.
Last week the UNIFY 2017 lineup was released to the nation, and took the rock scene by storm. The bill includes a number of great Australian bands including Violent Soho, Northlane, and The Getaway Plan. And to make things a …
Following the release of their second album, twelvefour, Melbourne basedÂ indie-rock gems, The Paper Kites, have been busy on the road and behind the scenes; theyâ€™ve completed tours from North America to the United Kingdom, released a music video for single, â€˜Renegadeâ€™, and have recently returned home to Australia to embark on their national â€˜Midnightâ€™ tour.
There has got to be something special about a year-old band who has already released a self-titled album, scored a spot on the ARIA album chart, and developed a fan base that continues to flourish incredibly. And there definitely is. This band is no other than Camp Cope.
Channeling some emotionalÂ energyÂ is as simple as combining an openÂ space, a good sound system,Â andÂ Melbourne thrash metal band, High Tension. Jamming as a band since 2012, High Tension have confidently produced their own unique (and completely badass) sound with vocalist, Karina Utomo at the helm.
If you’re into Two Door Cinema Club or The Wombats, then meet Sunshine Coast’s Selahphonic. The Creative IssueÂ caught up with 2/5 of the band for a rapid fire Q&A before their gig at The Foundry.
The greatest thing about music is that there are no boundaries, and Melbourne experimental hardcore band Ocean Grove are completely revelling in that fact.
Ali Barter is an old-soul, and a woman enamoured by rock music because of its powerful expression.Â Melbourne-based and a tropical girl at heart, she has found herself and her people through her music, and has developed through travel and self-reflection.