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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 29, 2021

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Valley Fiesta Returns to Rock the Block for a Four-Day Music Fest

October 31, 2020 |

It’s music to our ears, Valley Fiesta is back baby!

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Yorke Drops New Video for ‘Treading Water’, Announces Debut EP and East Coast Tour

March 12, 2020 |

Yorke has gifted us with a sleek new video for latest single ‘Treading Water’ and announces her debut EP Liberosis will be released Friday, March 27th. To top it all off Yorke has also announced Liberosis east coast tour which will see her play in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Read More

Patrik Williams: Bringing the Music and the Magic

March 8, 2020 |

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Brisbane’s acoustic virtuoso, Patrik Williams. In this interview, Patrik discusses the local music scene, overcoming anxiety through writing and gives some advice for rising artists.

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BIGSOUND Announce 68 Lineup Additions

July 25, 2019 |

Brisbane’s biggest live music event BIGSOUND is drawing closer and they’ve just dropped some big lineup news to keep you keen. Read More

PLTS Talk Their New EP and the Importance of Home

May 24, 2019 |

We spoke to Byron rockers PLTS ahead of the release of their second EP, Lonely Leaves. We touched on the importance of home, their upcoming tour and just what’s next for the band.

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Patrick James Talks About His Career-Defining EP And Headline Tour

March 3, 2019 |

Patrick James released his latest single ‘UP’ at the start of February and has kicked off his 2019 with a stellar start. Read More

MOZA’s Powerful New Single ‘Gold’

February 20, 2018 |

We spoke to MOZA’s Cam about their music video and tour for ‘Gold’. Read More

Monthly Gig Guide: September 2017

September 1, 2017 |

This is September’s guide to gigs in Brisbane. Read More

INTERVIEW: Mecha Mecha Talk Their Sophomore EP

July 24, 2017 |

Brisbane-based band Mecha Mecha is launching their EP Blink & You’ll Miss It on Thursday 27th July. Read More

Brisbane Venue Guide

July 20, 2017 |

On the hunt for a new venue to hit up? Look no further, here’s your very own guide on some of Brisbane’s hottest gig spots…

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Brisbane’s locals going big at BIGSOUND

September 9, 2016 |

A Brisbane institution itself, BIGSOUND went down for the fifteenth time this year, featuring the best and brightest bands from Brissie and beyond.  Read More

Interview: Golden Vessel taking new territory

August 25, 2016 |

While loose lips do sink ships, Brisbane’s Golden Vessel is sailing straight to the top.

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Escape Ekka madness with the Pre-Ekka Wrekka

August 7, 2016 |

Each August, Brisbanites are gifted a mid-week holiday to appreciate the state’s finest produce, sample grandma’s best fruitcakes, and get spun around by suspicious-looking sky-high machines… or simply recover from the night before. Read More

He’s Come A Long Way: An Interview with Luke Daniel Peacock

March 16, 2016 |

Luke Daniel Peacock, also known more simply as Bird, is a Brisbane artist who has recently broken away from the band by releasing his own solo album, We’ve Come a Long Way, Darling. Launching at Brisbane’s Black Bear Lodge on … Read More