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

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Grinspoon Are Aus Rock Royalty, with Good Reason

November 13, 2019 |

There was a sense of splendour to the latest show at The Fortitude Music Hall. Read More

Port Royal: Ain’t Got You

September 2, 2019 |

Port Royal, the band from Brisbane that are revitalising Rock and Roll, are coming back home to end their electrifying tour at Woolly Mammoth on 28th September. Read More

More and More Montaigne

July 17, 2019 |

Jessica Cerro, otherwise known by her moniker ‘Montaigne‘, has had an enviable career by anyone’s standards. A Triple J Unearthed High Finalist while still in high-school, Montaigne kicked off her career in 2014 by signing a record deal and dropping two hit singles. Read More

Review: MØ AND DUCKWRTH @ 256 WICKHAM

May 15, 2019 |

With Groovin The Moo wrapping up over the past few weeks, DUCKWRTH and brought a taste of the festival to Brisbane with a stellar sideshow at The Valley’s 256 Wickham.

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BIGSOUND Announces Big Names and Extends Artist Applications

May 14, 2019 |

Brisbane’s premier music event BIGSOUND is off to a promising start with the first international speakers and buyers announced.

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Bucci’s Birthday Bash

April 30, 2019 |

Come and join the party at Buccis Restaurant and Bar as they celebrate seven years of mouthwatering Italian food with a new menu filled with fan favourites. Read More

BIGSOUND 2019 Shares New Venue + Opens Artist Applications

April 22, 2019 |

With the year well and truely underway, it’s time to start thinking about one of Brisbane’s standout arts events, BIGSOUND.

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Review: Alison Wonderland at the Tivoli

November 29, 2018 |

For someone with such a small stature, Alison knows how to play a crowd. When I arrived at the Tivoli on Thursday night, I couldn’t help think about a) how I had work tomorrow and b) how cold and sober I was. Read More

Sam Perry Reflects On Life After “The Voice”

September 27, 2018 |

I got to catch up with Sam Perry, who has gone from reality TV winner to touring artist. He’s embarking on a national tour starting in Melbourne in November.  Read More

Nice Biscuit Discuss Shows And A New Record

September 13, 2018 |

I got to speak to the lovely Grace Cuell while she was traipsing through Fortitude Valley, a couple of days after she and her band had hit the stage for BIGSOUND 2018. We talked about Nice Biscuit’s latest shows, their new record, which comes out this Friday the 14th September, and their incredible, quirky DIY costumes.  Read More

Review: Kingswood at The Zoo

August 27, 2018 |

As of last Friday night, Kingswood have taken the top spot in my brain for “Most Laid-Back Gig I’ve Ever Been To”. The band from Melbourne graced the stage at The Zoo halfway through their national tour, and boy, were they a delight.

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Slowly Slowly Brings Down The Basement

May 31, 2018 |

Slowly Slowly have built a dedicated following in their home town of Melbourne, but last Friday night it was their Brisbane show that went off with a bang. “This is like a home show” declared frontman Ben Stewart. “Thank you so much everyone for coming out, this is crazy”.

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BIGSOUND Returns in 2018!

April 10, 2018 |

BIGSOUND have just announced this year’s dates and opened artist applications. Read More

INTERVIEW: Kacper from Hey Baby! talks about the tour for their new single: “Kids”

March 28, 2018 |

When I spoke to Kacper Majchrowski, the guitarist and vocalist of local Brisbane band Hey Baby!, he was making himself at home in a hostel in Wollongong. Read More