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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 22, 2021

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AboutChloe Grimshaw, Author at The Creative Issue

Chloe Grimshaw

Chloe Grimshaw

I associate most memories I have with a certain song playing in the background and then struggle for days to locate the tune that seems so familiar (Suzanne Vega’s Tom’s Diner haunted me for weeks before I finally found it). Although I lack the music ability to produce masterpieces myself my inner journalist could write about music forever. Apart from writing my next hobby would be tending carefully to my ever-growing collection of playlists.

Posts By Chloe Grimshaw

What Your Playlist is Missing: Harris

July 23, 2021 |

Melbourne-based Harris released debut EP OK kombucha earlier this month and it offers up some truly exquisite melody/songwriting creations. One of those being ‘Sunbake Cemetery’a track that gives a subtle nod to The Smiths and Bombay Bicycle Club at the same time.

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Amy Shark: Back on Tour with CRY FOREVER

June 2, 2021 |

Amy Shark has a list of achievements that most musicians would envy, including Aria awards and placing songs in the top spots in Triple J’s Hottest 100. Read More

A Chat With Ghost Bird Author Lisa Fuller

May 8, 2021 |

We had a chat with the talented Lisa Fuller ahead of the Brisbane Writers Festival about her motivations and career thus far.

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Q&A: Mammoth Author Chris Flynn

May 7, 2021 |

Mammoth is a remarkable story. It is the tale of human interference from the perspective of a non-human, a 13,000-year-old extinct mammoth to be exact.

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Tim Page and Classics For A Cause: Saving Return Veterans

April 30, 2021 |

There are those photographs in history that remain etched into our memory, synonymous with certain events, practically intertwined with our culture and destined to remain timeless. Tim Page’s photographs are of that class. Read More

Q&A with Trent Dalton: Bringing Brisbane to Life

April 28, 2021 |

He is the writer that brought the outer Brisbane suburbs to life with his moving tale ‘Boy Swallows Universe’. Trent Dalton’s work fills up the fictional worlds canvas with vivid and raw descriptions, characters humanly written, and concepts beautifully fleshed … Read More

Pretty Uglys: A New EP From Your New Favourite Band

April 16, 2021 |

Pretty Uglys hail from Perth and are quickly making their way in the Australian music industry. The three-piece consists of Jaxon, Jack and Jean-Luc and they’ve already shared a stage with names such as Spacey Jane and Ruby Fields. Read More

It’s time for the QMAs: Finalists Announced

April 9, 2021 |

It is that time of year again the annual Queensland Music Awards are almost upon us. This year we have been gifted a list bursting with talent as the finalists for a broad range of categories have been announced.

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Artist Introduction: Forrester.

August 18, 2020 |

We met with Luke Sherman the man behind the music alias Forrester. to discuss what inspires him and where he hopes to take his music in the future.
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Meet Emerging Brisbane Artist: Harry Wall

July 18, 2020 |

Waiting for Harry Wall outside the café in West End it is his own ‘Lavender’ merch he is sporting that gives him away. Over coffee we discuss the inspirations that drove Harry from his hometown of Airlie Beach to Brisbane, how he connects to his music and the continuing evolution of his work.

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Fight Ibis: Your New Playlist Add

June 30, 2020 |

We chat to Kyuss from Fight Ibis about their new single, inspirations and the lessons they have learnt so far.

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Big Dinner: Serving A New Single

June 23, 2020 |

Towards the back of the appropriately social-distanced cafe in West End, we met over coffee with Tom and Rory from Big Dinner to talk all things music. Read More

Pure Milk Release New Single ‘Pressure’

May 30, 2020 |

We had a chat with Lewis from Pure Milk about music inspirations, favourite Brisbane venues and what it is he appreciates the most from fans.

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Winners Announced: Levi’s Music Relief Fund

May 28, 2020 |

The recent COVID-19 restrictions have meant that many artists are suffering from a loss of work and, as a result, income. Within the music industry it is unknown when concerts and festivals will be up and running again, meaning musicians are facing a difficult path ahead.

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