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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 15, 2019

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Gabriella Cohen Is Sweet, Surreal and Seriously Talented

June 15, 2018 |

Talking to Gabriella Cohen is a little like eating sherbet dipped ice-cream for the first time. Rather wonderful, a little odd, and quite possibly a small revelation. The same analogy extends to her new album, Pink is The Colour of Unconditional Love. We sat down with her to chat about it.

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The Dollar Bill Murrays Rock The House Down

February 22, 2018 |

The Brisbane House Party. Evocative of the opening and subsequent scenes of He Died with a Felafel in his Hand, it may not be as chaotic as this iconic classic but most certainly, anything, at any house party can happen. Read More

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

Montaigne’s “Clip My Wings” tour and ticket giveaway!

November 18, 2015 |

Sydney’s own youthful pop goddess, Montaigne, has been turning heads, and pricking ears, across the country with her new single “Clip My Wings”. Read More

San Cisco: Live in Coffs Harbour

November 13, 2015 |

Not much happens in Coffs Harbour on a Thursday, so when San Cisco rolls into town, it’s kind of a big deal. Read More

QPAC’s Front Yard Music Extends Play For Brisbane Festival

September 4, 2015 |

When Brisbane Festival fever hits the city this September you can be sure the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will play host to the fun and free entertainment you have come to know and love.

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Morning Harvey, In The Evening – Smith Street Swap Meet Launch

May 3, 2015 |

If there was any mood-rock sound to base yourself on, The Verve would be a good start. Bit of reverb, limited vocal range playing in nicely with droning guitar harmonies, vocals opening metaphors of love lost, and the introspective adolescence of drifting through life with an extended lower lip.  Read More

Uncivil Rest

April 29, 2015 |

Uncivil Rest is the musical moniker of Brisbanite James Cluff, who’s been on a musical journey culminating in the upcoming release of his first Uncivil Rest EP. Read More

Adventure Land rocks The Zoo

April 23, 2015 |

   Brisbane pop-rock band, Adventure Land has exploded back onto the scene with their new single, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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Potential Abounds at The Foundry

March 14, 2015 |

The Foundry was officially opened to the public on Friday, March 6th, with a killer performance from Velociraptor, following a curiously low-key lead up. Read More

All Shiny And New: The Foundry Launch

March 9, 2015 |

Rumour had long circulated about the multi-purpose space and creative hub developing in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley; the stripped out four walls and ceiling of an old backpacker’s hostel designed to channel an ever-growing stream of Brisbane musical talent into something distinctly palpable.
With an additional cunning title:
“Oh, ‘The Foundry?’ As in like, it makes things? Nice.”
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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

The Antlers At The Brightside

January 29, 2015 |

Brooklyn Indie sensation The Antlers are returning to Australia next month, supported by Hayden Calnin. This latest Australian tour is in support of The Antler’s latest album Familiars, which was released in June last year, and comes in between their 2014 American tour, and their European tour scheduled to begin this October. Read More

Q&A: Millions

December 4, 2014 |

Local favourites Millions are currently jetting around the country on their For Your Leisure and Pleasure tour, playing tracks off their debut album Max Relax, released earlier this year. Read More