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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 6, 2018

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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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Jack River Discusses The Long Road To Sugar Mountain

June 21, 2018 |

We had a chat to Jack River AKA Holly Rankin ahead of the release of her debut album Sugar Mountain. 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

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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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

HOW TO WIN $25K: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Figured It Out

May 11, 2018 |

On Wednesday, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever became $25,000 richer. The Melbourne five-piece managed to nab the third round of the Levi’s Music Prize, an annual grant given to four artists every year by the clothing brand itself.  Read More

April in retrospective: A handful of great local releases

May 4, 2018 |

As we wave goodbye to April and say hi to May, let’s reflect on what an interesting month it’s been for the Brisbane music scene. Here’s some hand picked goodies from April.

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Misogyny and the Australian Music Industry

April 27, 2018 |

In late March it was announced that Sticky Fingers were the surprise headliners for Sydney music festival Bad Friday. This reveal was to some predictable, and to many controversial.

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Anywhere Festival

April 23, 2018 |

Anywhere Festival returns again this May to Brisbane, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast for its eighth annual year. Read More

INTERVIEW: Kacper from Hey Baby! talks about the tour for their new single: “Kids”

March 28, 2018 |

When I spoke to Kacper Majchrowski, the guitarist and vocalist of local Brisbane band Hey Baby!, he was making himself at home in a hostel in Wollongong. Read More

Emma Dean: the Broken, Romantic Unicorn

February 26, 2018 |

“A show for the warriors of love, the ragtag-hearted heroes, the beautiful, the brave, the healed and the crushed,” Emma Dean smiled at the audience spread before her in an array of beanbags. Most comfortable show ever? I’ll vouch for that.

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Ric Mills Discusses His Compositions and Long-Standing Career

January 30, 2018 |

The Creative Issue spoke to composer Ric Mills about his achievements in music and his many roles. Read More

Jesswar Discusses Her Latest Single and Next Year

December 13, 2017 |

Jess Warthe, better known as Jesswar, is dominating Brisbane’s hip hop scene. Read More