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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | January 16, 2018

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Neon Tetra Drop Run From the Ruins

December 11, 2017 |

If you find yourself missing groovy funk tracks from the 80s, we may have found the perfect band for you. Neon Tetra are an Adelaide four piece contributing to the resurgence of one of music’s most fun genres.

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THE VELVET ADDICTION EXPLODING ONTO THE ROCK SCENE

November 4, 2017 |

This week we had an in-depth chat to The Velvet Addiction’s Aaron Bach about nationally touring their new EP, Volume 1. Read More

BIGSOUND celebrates 15 with a bang!

September 1, 2016 |

For must of us, 15 is a pretty uncomfortable year, but for Brisbane’s annual BIGSOUND conference and festival, its fifteenth year only marks the continuation of a remarkable upwards journey. Read More

No Time For Losers In We Will Rock You

July 15, 2016 |

Spike up that hair, dust off the old leather jacket and pile on the eyeliner, We Will Rock You has finally hit Brisbane. With a stellar cast and an even better soundtrack, this is a show not to be missed!

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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

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

Camp Cope: a band with a purpose

June 16, 2016 |

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. Read More

Brisbane’s accidental blues and indie-rock talent: Deena

May 31, 2016 |

There comes a time in life when certain events lead us to discover our calling- for Brisbane artist Deena it was music. Read More

Melbourne’s High Tension are aiming high and punching low

April 30, 2016 |

Channeling some emotional energy is as simple as combining an open space, a good sound system, and 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.

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The Brave’s ‘Searchlights’ tour hits Crowbar

April 21, 2016 |

 Brisbane folks, if your calendar is looking dull on April 22nd then head to the Crowbar to celebrate The Brave’s new single, ‘Searchlights’. The night will be packed with great Brisbane bands, a great vibe and a few great drinks- sound alright? Read More

Getting to the core with Felicity Lawless

March 30, 2016 |

When we listen to music we search for a connection between ourselves and the music that we love, for something that’s going to evoke emotions in us that connects us to the artist. Read More

THE BLURST OF TIMES IS BACK: Our picks

March 30, 2016 |

The best music festival created by a thousand monkeys on a thousand typewriter is back; The Blurst of Times is quickly coming around again and The Creative Issue has you covered on who you need to catch. 

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Find solace in ‘Bayharbour’

March 9, 2016 |

Everything you know, or think you know, about heavy music is probably accurate – songs about death, love, loss and pain… What you may not know is the extent of expression within the genre, and Brisbane’s own metal core band Bayharbour are the perfect band to show you what it’s all about. Read More

Sad boys making sad music: meet ‘Columbus’

March 2, 2016 |

It’s a common misconception that Brisbane’s music scene isn’t the most happening, and that we aren’t hitting the mark like Sydney and Melbourne. However, Brisbane boasts an abundance of talent with bands like Columbus affirming its lively music scene. Read More