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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | March 11, 2018

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Psychedelic Porn Crumpets End Their Year With A B-Sides Tour

December 29, 2017 |

We spoke to Jack McEwan about their B-Sides album and upcoming tour. Read More

The Paper Kites hit Australia’s biggest cities with ‘Midnight’ tour

June 20, 2016 |

Following the release of their second album, twelvefour, Melbourne based indie-rock gems, The Paper Kites, have been busy on the road and behind the scenes; they’ve completed tours from North America to the United Kingdom, released a music video for single, ‘Renegade’, and have recently returned home to Australia to embark on their national ‘Midnight’ tour. Read More

Outside his own Lines: An Interview with Riley Pearce

February 24, 2016 |

Riley Pearce is a 23-year old singer/songwriter from Perth who has taken a lot of steps in finding his own voice and his place within music. With songs that swoon and expand both emotionally and sonically, he has been on a journey halfway across the globe, and in turn has become more acquainted with himself and his music. Read More

REVIEW: The Tame Impala tour sold out for a reason

November 30, 2015 |

Tame Impala performed their sold-out show in Brisbane on Saturday night, the 21st of November, at stunning outdoor venue The Riverstage, for the final leg of their worldwide tour for their latest full-length album, Currents.

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A Chat with Tired Lion at SITG 2015

July 29, 2015 |

For a band in the strides of a national tour, as well as a group who would have barely finished their Brisbane set before being whisked away to Byron Bay for the opening of Splendour in the Grass, Sophie, Matt, Nick and Ethan seemed fairly relaxed.
A band well deserving of recognition after heavy circulation of recent releases ‘Suck’, and ‘I Don’t Think You Like Me,’ the name Tired Lion seems fitting for a group that had previously lain low before quickly sinking their teeth into the punk-loving population of Australia.  Read More

Hamjam: Terrible Jam, Tasty Tunes

January 27, 2015 |

It’s the song that has recently slouched its way onto regular TripleJ circulation and into our waiting ears, a pop mix of garage psychedelia that you will soon discover to be accompanied by an irony-laden, fantastically put together Lo-Fi rendition of a couple o’ m8’s having an ace time in beachy Perth Suburb.  Read More

Band Focus: Rainy Day Women

November 22, 2014 |


Listening to Triple M on a Sunday night is a bit of a lottery, with a favourable outcome of either Bon Jovi, ACDC, INXS, Cold Chisel, Greenday or any other group that appeals to it’s sweaty Baby Boomer listener base, to whom ads about Ride-On mowers slide in nicely with football snippets and power-chord station ID’s.
Very rarely however, they begrudgingly sample a track from a lesser known act, and when this happens it may actually be worth the listen.  Read More

Community Television In Australia Hanging By A Thread

September 23, 2014 |

Over the next 15 months community television as we know it will be pushed off broadcasting and into online platforms, as licenses are revoked and staff look for jobs elsewhere.

Although many are understandably upset with the decision to axe community television, some are spelling out the obvious, that Australians aren’t watching community TV and this was an inevitable step towards keeping community content alive.

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