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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 25, 2019

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AboutAlex Carrette, Author at The Creative Issue

Alex Carrette

Alex Carrette

I am just starting out on my career in arts and entertainment writing. Music is definitely my biggest interest, both in writing and as a past-time. I started classical music training when I was seven but at 15, I went to the other end of the spectrum and discovered this amazing thing called heavy metal music. Since then I've sought to immerse myself in every style of music no matter who wrote it, when it was written or where it's from. Playing in several bands has given me in insight into how the local music scene works. This is why I like to give exposure to local artists and events which otherwise might not receive as much publicity. Brisbane has a lot of talented artists and I intend to inform you about who they are and when you can see them perform.

Posts By Alex Carrette

The Preatures Supported by Holy Holy & Babaganoüj To The Hi-Fi Bar

November 15, 2014 |

Newcomers to rock and roll music stardom, The Preatures will be playing at The Hi-Fi Bar this November.

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Joe Satriani Brings His New Album To Australia

October 25, 2014 |

Legendary rock guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani will be touring Australia and New Zealand for the first time in seven years.

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NOFX Set To Bring New Material To Australia

October 16, 2014 |

For the first time in 4 years, punk rock legends NOFX will be touring Australia this November.

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Interview: Jack Carty

October 9, 2014 |

After living the life of a travelling bard for several years, indie/folk singer-songwriter Jack Carty has finally decided to call Brisbane home. Read More

Interview: Tin Sparrow

October 2, 2014 |

Earlier this year, Sydneysider trio Tin Sparrow released their new single entitled Echos in the Dark.

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The Church Set To Release 25th Studio Album

September 25, 2014 |

Iconic Australian alternative/psychedelic rockers The Church will be touring in support of their new album Further/Deeper from October to December this year. Read More

Interview: James Morrison, Part Two

September 23, 2014 |

In part one of our interview with Australian jazz legend James Morrison, we talked about his very illustrious career and the release of his new compilation album, The Very Best of James Morrison. See part one of our interview here. Read More

Interview: James Morrison, Part One

September 22, 2014 |

When it comes to Australian jazz, few names stand out as much as trumpeter and all-round music virtuoso James Morrison. Read More

Manchester Orchestra Return To Australia

September 12, 2014 |

American indie rock band Manchester Orchestra will be performing in Brisbane this November.

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Review – David Grubbs At The Institute Of Modern Art

September 9, 2014 |

Brisbane was incredibly lucky to have such a prolific musician and composer give an intimate performance at the Institute of Modern Art in Fortitude Valley.

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Psychedelic And Progressive Music Overload At Psych Night 2014

September 5, 2014 |

This Saturday night will see seven consciousness-bending bands deliver a six-hour show to fans of out-there rock music.

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Foxsmith ‘Pentimento’ EP Launch & Art Show – What We Saw

August 30, 2014 |

Having recently released a new EP, local indie band Foxsmith decided to combine the EP launch with an art show at The Zoo in Fortitude Valley.

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Review: Moses Gunn Collective Live At Black Bear Lodge

August 25, 2014 |

Three bands, four broken instruments and plenty of energetic audience members are the best way to sum up Moses Gunn Collective‘s show on Friday night.

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Lake Moogerah To Host Jungle Love Music Festival

August 19, 2014 |

The Jungle Love festival will be held this November just one hour’s drive south of Brisbane.

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