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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 17, 2019

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Middle Kids Provide Answers on New Songs For Old Problems

May 29, 2019 |

Sydney indie rockers Middle Kids’ new EP New Songs for Old Problems is an unapologetically loud follow up to the band’s 2018 full-length Lost Friends, and it’s more than capable of filling the big boots of its predecessor. Read More

Boo Seeka Tour

October 3, 2017 |

After three years of touring around the globe, Sydney duo Boo Seeka have finally launched their first full length album, titled ‘Never Too Soon.’

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OKBADLANDS’ Sally talks Mineral, BIGSOUND and More

July 26, 2017 |

Brisbane indie-pop duo OKBADLANDS are paving the way to iconic status in the music scene. Sally Latter, one half of the duo joined us to discuss the release of their brand new track, Mineral and their plans for their year.

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Rhea Roberston on Pink and Gold

July 25, 2017 |

After a detour overseas, the Gold Coast’s Rhea Robertson is back on the scene with stunning new releases heading your way. Rhea joined us to chat about her newest single, Pink and Gold, supporting All Our Exes Live in Texas, and her next set of travel plans.

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BIGSOUND celebrates 15 with a bang!

September 1, 2016 |

For must of us, 15 is a pretty uncomfortable year, but for Brisbane’s annual BIGSOUND conference and festival, its fifteenth year only marks the continuation of a remarkable upwards journey. Read More

INTERVIEW: THE SOUL & STORY BEHIND BAREFOOT AND BLONDE

July 2, 2016 |

In life we are told to put our heart and soul into what we love, and in many cases this can also mean what we wear. This week TCI sat down with Kait Brown, the CEO of jewellery brand, Barefoot and Blonde, to talk about the importance of personality, story and soul in the fashion world.

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Unify 2017 line-up boasts the best of bands

June 27, 2016 |

Last week the UNIFY 2017 lineup was released to the nation, and took the rock scene by storm. The bill includes a number of great Australian bands including Violent Soho, Northlane, and The Getaway Plan. And to make things a … Read More

The Paper Kites hit Australia’s biggest cities with ‘Midnight’ tour

June 20, 2016 |

Following the release of their second album, twelvefour, Melbourne based indie-rock gems, The Paper Kites, have been busy on the road and behind the scenes; they’ve completed tours from North America to the United Kingdom, released a music video for single, ‘Renegade’, and have recently returned home to Australia to embark on their national ‘Midnight’ tour. Read More

Brisbane’s accidental blues and indie-rock talent: Deena

May 31, 2016 |

There comes a time in life when certain events lead us to discover our calling- for Brisbane artist Deena it was music. Read More

Emily Lubitz- Tinpan Orange: Interview

February 19, 2015 |

The voice of Emily Lubitz needs little introduction; the air-filled sound behind iconic 2012 safety campaign Dumb Ways To Die’ as well as the fiery-haired songstress at the front of folk/indie outfit Tinpan Orange, whose storm of regular festival and headline appearances as well as three albums- some of which were produced by husband Harry Angus- have over the years built them a loving local and not-so-local fanbase.  Read More

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

Interview: The Cairos

January 26, 2015 |

It feels like the furthest I’ve been away from home in the last few months has been my local IGA, and that place in Chinatown that lets you order through the wall. A few steps away from an authentic Asian experience perhaps, but I was trying my best to be open minded.
Brisband The Cairos however have gone several extra steps, touring just about everywhere following their Dream of Reason release- including Asia, but Alistar and Reuben stopped to sit and chat at Woodford Folk Festival while busily sketching what can be described as a conceptual and very slightly penis-shaped series on the table beside us.  Read More

Review: Ball Park Music At The Tivoli

October 30, 2014 |

One of Australia’s most impressive groups of the moment, and local faves, Ball Park Music ignited The Tivoli on Saturday night. Read More

What’s On In October

October 5, 2014 |

Creative Drinks has complied a list of everything you need to see and do while in Brisbane this month.

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