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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 14, 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

Montaigne on Complexity and Common Sense

September 16, 2019 |

Voltaire said that ‘common sense is not that common’, and now Montaigne is bringing her own philosophies to the matter in her new album Complex. We sat down for an enlighting chat about the concept of complexity, common sense, and the recent renaissance of Montaigne‘s own music. 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

Class is in Session; talking School of Rock with Nadia Komazec

July 18, 2019 |

Odds are if you were born in the nineties, Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song will always bring to mind Jack Black rocking out in the cult-classic movie School of Rock. Now is your chance to live that nostalgic dream the smash hit stage show adaption is crashing into Brisbane this month. We sat down with lead actress Nadia Komazec to talk about the show, theatre for youngsters, and the subtleties of her character Patty Di Marco.

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BIGSOUND Announces Major Keynote Speakers

July 12, 2019 |

BIGSOUND has today announced their major keynote speakers for the 2019 festival. The lineup is headlined by Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, writer and industry all-rounder Vivien Goldman, Frontier Touring’s Tour Director Sahara Herald and triple-ARIA nominated Australian Artist Mojo Juju.

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TCI Presents (Another Look At): The Avalanches – Since I Left You

June 15, 2019 |

The Creative Issue presents an extensive look at remarkable albums from different eras of music history. This month we take a look at the album Since I Left You by The Avalanches. 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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Album Review: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Spit Anthemic Venom On End Of Suffering

May 4, 2019 |

Hot on the heels of a massive arena tour supporting Bring Me The Horizon comes rock act Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes’ blistering third LP, End of Suffering.

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Butterfingers Break it Down

March 31, 2019 |

We catch up with the Aussie Rap’s musical misfits just before their massive new tour, and they give us the lowdown on the band’s exciting second wind. Read More

Aurelia Shares Five Artists She Loves

March 8, 2019 |

Aurelia has teamed up with Deutsch Duke for her latest single, ‘Battleground II’, last month and if you haven’t already heard it, stop everything and listen now. Read More

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

Ben Wright Smith Shares The Playlist That Inspired His Latest EP

November 15, 2018 |

Ben Wright Smith released his latest EP Psychotropical last week and was kind enough to share the playlist that inspired him! 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