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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 20, 2019

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AboutJoshua Lovett, Author at The Creative Issue

Joshua Lovett

Joshua Lovett

I'm a guy with a lot of opinions. I'm especially keen on literature, music, and politics. I recently finished my BA (Honours) in History, used to play in a mildly successful band back in Cairns, and listen to anything from a Medieval madrigal to The Avalanches.

Posts By Joshua Lovett

Brisbane Indie-Classical collective Dots+Loops present Radio Rewrite

March 3, 2015 |

Brisbane Indie-Classical collective Dots+Loops return for the forth show in their series with a night of eclectic and engaging music from some of Australia’s most talented musicians and composers.

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Songs Of Neil Young – Preview

February 14, 2015 |

The biggest creative music faculty in Brisbane, Tall Poppy Productions, is bringing together 5 up and coming local artists in a tribute to the legendary Neil Young. Each musician will interpret the works of Neil Young alongside a variety of their own original songs, with the night promising to be one for both local music lovers and Neil Young fans alike.

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Interview: Canadian Roots Musician Geordie Tentrees

February 5, 2015 |

Canadian Roots musician Geordie Tentrees is gearing up for a tour of Australia’s East Coast this March. It’s the award winning singer-songwriters first time in Australia. Well known as a hard working live musician, he once performed 144 concerts in 148 days across 11 different countries. He’s released five albums, with a new release, Less is More, set to drop this year. In preparation for his Australian tour, Geordie spoke to Creative Drinks about his music and upcoming shows. Read More

The Antlers At The Brightside

January 29, 2015 |

Brooklyn Indie sensation The Antlers are returning to Australia next month, supported by Hayden Calnin. This latest Australian tour is in support of The Antler’s latest album Familiars, which was released in June last year, and comes in between their 2014 American tour, and their European tour scheduled to begin this October. Read More

Mogwai Returns To Australia

January 22, 2015 |

Scottish post-rock legends Mogwai are returning to Australian shores for the first time in 5 years. Most importantly, as part of this they are coming to Brisbane’s Tivoli on the 4th of March to give Brisbane audiences a taste of unique sonic instrumentals. Read More

Peter Hook And The Light Come To The Tivoli

January 17, 2015 |

Peter Hook, bassist for the pioneering post-punk band Joy Division, and lead-singer of their successor band New Order, is coming to Brisbane this February with his band The Light. Peter Hook and The Light will treat Australian audiences for the first time ever to performances of New Order’s third and fourth albums, Low Life, and Brotherhood respectively, for the first time ever. As well as this, they will perform numerous singles and B-sides from New Order’s most prolific period, 1983 to 1987. Read More

On This Week, The Smith Street Band At The Hi-Fi

January 7, 2015 |

Melbourne punk rocker’s The Smith Street Band return this February to Brisbane’s Hi-Fi to promote their latest album Throw Me In the River. Having toured to much acclaim since November in support of the latest record, The Smith Street Band  are finally bring their new material to Brisbane audiences This February. Read More

Johnny Marr At The Tivoli

December 30, 2014 |

Iconic Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr brings his solo show to Brisbane this coming February with a performance at The Tivoli. Previous tours of Australia by Marr have met with rave reviews from critics, however, Brisbane audiences have yet to experience his epic live shows, which include solo work, and selections from his epic back catalogue, including hits from The Smiths. Read More

Nas Brings Illmatic To Brisbane

December 24, 2014 |

On the 20th of January legendary MC Nas is bringing his critically acclaimed Illmatic tour to Brisbane. The performance will take place in the Tivoli, and will feature the entirety of Nas’s 1994 debut album Illmatic, as well as numerous classics from his extensive back catalogue. Read More

Belle & Sebastian Coming To Brisbane

December 17, 2014 |

After a stellar 2010 tour, the experienced Scottish indie rockers Belle and Sebastian return to Brisbane on the 28th of January for a show at The Tivoli. Read More

Preview: Ariel Pink comes to Brisbane

December 16, 2014 |

The Experimental Psychedelic-rocker Ariel Pink has announced Brisbane will be the scene of one of his Sugar Mountain 2015 sideshows in early 2015. Bringing to Australia his seven-piece band, Ariel Pink comes here on the back of the release of his critically acclaimed solo record Pom Pom. Read More

Interview With WAAX’s Drummer Tom

December 5, 2014 |

2014 has been a breakout year for local Brisbane band WAAX and their brand of punk-inspired rock ‘n’ roll. They’ve played with some of the big guns of the industry, including Stonefield and Guitarwolf, are about to commence on their first interstate tour, and won Triple J Unearthed’s Bigsound Competition. Creative Drinks caught up with WAAX drummer Tom to talk about the bands year and the upcoming tour they embark on this December

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Sleep Coming To Brisbane Hi-Fi

November 21, 2014 |

After over a decade in the wilderness, Stoner-Doom legends Sleep have reformed and are recording new tracks. Now for the first time since reformation Sleep come to Brisbane to bring their unique, heavy, sprawling sound to music lovers in the sunshine state. Read More

Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper – Preview

November 7, 2014 |

Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper is the upcoming solo offering from Animal Collective’s Panda Bear. Having previously released four successful solo albums, Panda Bear is no stranger to going it alone. Typically an experimental electronic musician, each Panda Bear … Read More