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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 17, 2018

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Good Things Festival Announce Local Supports and Set Times

November 17, 2018 |

Good Things Festival is the latest to hit Australian shores. This heavy music festival is doing a short run on the East Coast through the start of December. Read More

Ben Wright Smith Shares The Playlist That Inspired His Latest EP

November 15, 2018 |

Ben Wright Smith released his latest EP Psychotropical last week and was kind enough to share the playlist that inspired him! Read More

Album Review: Gang of Youths’ MTV Unplugged Live In Melbourne

October 26, 2018 |

Gang of Youths were chosen as Australia’s first feature artist for MTV Unplugged Live In Melbourne. Their live album is out today! Read More

Oz Comic Con – Tristan Jones talks TMNT, Aliens and his own projects

September 19, 2018 |

Part of Oz Comic Con’s guest line-up is a variety of local comic artists and illustrators. It was great to hear from Tristan Jones (moniker T-Rex), who has written for works such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and illustrated for Aliens. Read More

June in Retrospective: Best Aus Releases from Brisbane and Beyond

July 6, 2018 |

 

 

 

 

As we head into July we’ve officially entered the second half of 2018. It’s been a great year for Australian music and June was no different. Let’s take a look back at the month that just went by and check out some of the month’s best local releases from the Brisbane music scene and beyond!

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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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Press Club Discuss Their Debut Album Late Teens

April 2, 2018 |

Press Club released their independent debut album two weeks ago and are currently on tour with The Smith Street Band. Read More

Pretty City Wrap Up Their European Tour

December 1, 2017 |

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.

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Howlite Your Newest Saviour

November 30, 2017 |

Melbourne’s Howlite 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. Howlite‘s vocalist, Alison Thom, joined us to discuss the band’s latest track, Saviour.

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Interview: nyck at BIGSOUND

September 15, 2017 |

We spoke to Dominique Garrard and Nick Acquroff from nyck at BIGSOUND last week. Read More

Get Comfortable with LANKS

August 8, 2017 |

If you ever feel like listening to a refreshing blend of organic and electronic sound attached to a compelling narrative sung in delicate falsetto, then LANKS is the musician for you.

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The Creases on the Release of Tremolow

August 4, 2017 |

One of The Creative Issue’s favourite local bands, The Creases, are releasing their debut album today. We sat down with Joe, Aimon and Gabe to discuss what it was like piecing Tremolow together. Read More

Time to Chill with Take Your Time

October 28, 2016 |

You’ve made it, the home-stretch. It’s Friday morning, Sleep In a little longer! It’s gonna happen soon, it’ll come to you… Saturday is only a day away. Read More

Unify 2017 line-up boasts the best of bands

June 27, 2016 |

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 … Read More