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Everyone remembers Vampire Weekend.
Everyone ever, and more so when played anything from Tasmanian outfit Chase City, whose own interpretation of uplifting chords and bubbling tempo combined with an urge to toe-tap a hole through your floor has had Australian crowds doing just that throughout their last 3 national tours. With an extra splash of sunshine to the music that could only come from the local hole in the ozone layer, the band’s newest track ‘I Lost Myself,’ yielded a glowing response from Triple J’s Lachie Macara in late 2014.
Creative Drinks took the time to sit and chat to Tarik and Michael before their Trainspotters show a couple of weeks back.Â
Appearing as part of a fast-maturing strain of new Australian alternative rock, Brisbane band Young Lions are stepping back onto the stage to deliver a string of shows for their sophomore album ‘Blue Isla.’ The fully crowdfunded album is courtesy of a loyal fan base, who’s appreciation for the ringing guitar lines and powerful vocals of a band performing well beyond their years has ensured that the 5-piece enjoy an upcoming Australia-wide tour.
Listening to Triple M on a Sunday night is a bit of a lottery, with a favourable outcome of either Bon Jovi, ACDC, INXS, Cold Chisel, Greenday or any other group that appeals to it’s sweaty Baby Boomer listener base, to whom ads about Ride-On mowers slide in nicely with football snippets and power-chord station ID’s.
Very rarely however, they begrudgingly sample a track from a lesser known act, and when this happens it may actually be worth the listen.Â
Since Timothy Carroll and Oscar Dawson released their first single Impossible Like You last year, Holy Holy has been consistently wowing audiences with their large-scale, complex sound and attention to intricate details.
It was 10:00am and, clad in black with my most rock â€˜nâ€™ roll lightning bolt boots on, I sat in my favourite Louis XVI style chair waiting for the frontman of Australian rock band Grinspoon to call.
Following the release of their EP, Freemantle four-piece Rainy Day Women are touring nationally.
The band is hitting Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, playing in our humble abode on March 13th at Black Bear Lodge. With a …