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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | May 25, 2019

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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

FIRST LINE-UP ANNOUCEMENT: Jungle Love 2018

August 13, 2018 |

Here in Brisbane we are lucky to have fairly easy access to great bands at amazing festivals, such as Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival, Woodford Folk Festival – and Jungle Love is no exception. This year, they are coming to you from a super secret location somewhere in the Sunny Coast Hinterlands and we couldn’t be more excited. Read More

Dan Potthast is the cool uncle you never knew you wanted

June 29, 2018 |

While his name might not be as familiar to us Aussies who aren’t die-hard ska fanatics, Dan Potthast is a talented muso who’s been keepin’ it real in the USA since the nineties. He’s a beloved cult figure, a veteran performer, and an all around top bloke. We sat down with him for a chat about his upcoming tour Down Under.

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Sammm Talks His Debut EP… and Mandarins

June 7, 2018 |

Brissy musician Samuel Geddes is no stranger to the Brisbane arts scene. He’s well known around the neighbourhood haunts as the powerhouse vocalist of local outfit Screwjacks, but 2018 has seen the birth of his new solo project, Sammm. The promise from the singer/songwriter is to “navigate listeners through his experiences of heartbreak, addiction and growing up, with raw and enticing guitar-driven tunes”. We caught up with him to talk about the launch of his new EP, Mandarin Season.   Read More

Montaigne Talks Music Industry and Her Glorious Heights Tour

August 10, 2017 |

We spoke to Jess Cerro AKA Montaigne about her tour, debut album, Unearthed High and diversity in the music industry. Read More

INTERVIEW: Hannah Macklin talks Female Empowerment and QMF

July 14, 2017 |

The Creative Issue recently had a chat to Brisbane’s very own Hannah Macklin (MKO Sun) about the Queensland Music Festival and her new band Bastard Amber. Read More

‘LEMME RIDE’ RELEASE: INTERVIEW WITH BLAQ CARRIE

December 28, 2016 |

Growing up with hip hop running through her veins, it is no surprise that Blaq Carrie (BC), Brisbane’s own emerging rap artist, would be absolutely killing it in the music industry. This week BC discussed her new release ‘Lemme Ride’ with TCI. Read More