AboutHarry Wallace, Author at The Creative Issue
One of the most important functions of the arts is to help have society have those tough conversations – and to do it with style. If beautiful movement and societal commentary sound like a fun night out to you, then you should know about angel-monster; the newest dance installation from Phluxus2 Dance Collective. We sat down with artistic director Nerida Matthaei to find out more.
The hard rocking band from Adelaide are making big waves in the Aussie music scene. They’ve just dropped a new album, and they’re quickly developing a reputation for putting on a live show that’s not to be missed.
While his name might not be as familiar to us Aussies who aren’t die-hard ska fanatics, Dan Potthast is a talented muso who’s been keepin’ it real in the USA since the nineties. He’s a beloved cult figure, a veteran performer, and an all around top bloke. We sat down with him for a chat about his upcoming tour Down Under.
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.
Pete Murray is back with a new remix, a new tour, and exciting new directions.
Brissy musician Samuel Geddes is no stranger to the Brisbane arts scene. He’s well known around the neighbourhood haunts as the powerhouse vocalist of local outfit Screwjacks, but 2018 has seen the birth of his new solo project, Sammm. The promise from the singer/songwriter is to “navigate listeners through his experiences of heartbreak, addiction and growing up, with raw and enticing guitar-driven tunes”. We caught up with him to talk about the launch of his new EP, Mandarin Season.
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”.
Local musician Alex Smith has become something of a cult figure in the Brisbane arts scene.
When Radnor & Lee announced their debut album in 2017, it raised a few eyebrows. The acoustic folk duo, a self described “weird little experiment” from How I Met Your Mother’s Josh Radnor and beloved Aussie singer-songwriter Ben Lee, is making it’s Australian debut in this months east coast tour, and so far, so very good.