AboutReece Dargie, Author at The Creative Issue
Leaving your town and moving to the big(ger) city is the great rural-Australian dream for many artists, but it takes some courage to shake your life up and leave your friends behind. Making it out of Rockhampton was a big decision for Singer/songwriter Sarah Goodwin, but her peachy single ‘Look Forward’ proved fruitful on the effort of working two jobs to move cities.
In DANII’s latest music video, the Brisbane artist greets her inner-saboteur donning mantlets and blindfolds. Following the barren imagery that graces the artwork and lyric video, director Harry White closes in on her mind by embracing the restrictive nature of these garments.
When businesses were asked to comply to COVID-19’s restrictions in the drop of a hat, the internet was primed and ready to safely let people order food, watch a movie or buy a new pair of shoes. The tool allowing this happens to be the very one that devalued recorded music at the turn of the century, forcing musicians to place all their bets on performing.
Jamie Lane aka James Day first emerged in 2018 with ‘Sink’, a bass-heavy pep-talk with himself to overcome the fear of losing his passion for music to his obsessive tendencies. While those tendencies appeared as a threat, his catalogue continues to prove that some introspection can be paired nicely with digging into FL Studio more than the average joe would dare.
In a better world, jazz fusion trio Milton Man Gogh would be in Europe right now to promote their bizarrely bootleg soundtrack of the Queensland beer; but in an unexpected sequence of events, the “uneXXXXpected” tour never made it to soundcheck.