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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 6, 2020

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Chinwaggin’ with Chase City

February 15, 2015 |

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.  Read More

Young Lions New EP, Blue Isla

February 9, 2015 |

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.
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Band Focus: Rainy Day Women

November 22, 2014 |

 

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.  Read More

Sleepy Tea Release New EP

November 14, 2014 |

Local atmosphere enhancers Sleepy Tea have launched their new EP Specks, featuring an array of characteristically lovely tracks including dreamy single Hold on to Your Breath. Read More

Holy Holy’s ‘History’ Single Tour

October 4, 2014 |

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. Read More

Interview: WAAX

September 25, 2014 |

Fresh-faced five piece WAAX have been making waves on the scene since last year, when their contemporary punk-rock sound and wild stage presence immediately pricked up the ears of listeners keen for something exciting and gritty. Read More

The Belligerents’ Single Launch

September 24, 2014 |

After a few months of support shows, The Belligerents are back with their newest single I Don’t Want to Be in Your Arms, and an accompanying launch show at Black Bear Lodge. Read More

Interview: The Jensens

September 22, 2014 |

Since their formation in late 2013, The Jensens have been on an upward spiral of toe-tapping tunes and an attitude that’s casual and endearing. Read More

Interview: Millions

August 22, 2014 |

Since crashing onto the scene in 2011, Brisbane locals Millions have been counting their victories, most recently the release of a cracking album and an international tour to Mexico. Read More

Interview with Grinspoon Frontman Phil Jamieson – The White Album at QPAC

July 10, 2014 |

It was 10:00am and, clad in black with my most rock ‘n’ 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.

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Rainy Day Women touring nationally in March

March 2, 2013 |

 

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 … Read More