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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | March 30, 2020

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Let Us Introduce: The Syrup Sound

March 24, 2020 |

We chat to Harry and Henry from Syrup about starting up in the Brisbane music industry and the release of their debut EP.

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Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition

March 23, 2020 |

Songwriters, rejoice! The 2020 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition invites songwriters from around the world to enter their song for a chance at a career-changing first-place cash prize of A$50,000, courtesy of Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS, legendary music company Alberts and the world’s fast growing music company, BMG.

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Isol-aid Festival Gets Underway

March 21, 2020 |

The resilience and resourcefulness of the music industry is nothing short of inspiring.

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Patrik Williams: Bringing the Music and the Magic

March 8, 2020 |

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Brisbane’s acoustic virtuoso, Patrik Williams. In this interview, Patrik discusses the local music scene, overcoming anxiety through writing and gives some advice for rising artists.

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BeerFest 2020

March 8, 2020 |

Is there anything more Australian than beer? Cracking open a coldie with your mates after a hard week’s yakka? Short answer; no. Read More

Sticking To Her Roots: Leanne Tennant

February 28, 2020 |

We talk QMA nominations and possible future artist collaborations with Cairns songwriter, Leanne Tennant. Read More

Review: The Manic Magic of Montaigne

November 18, 2019 |

There was a time, very recently, when the most likely person to know the name Montaigne was a philosophy major. Not so any more. These days many recognize it as the sobriquet of the singer-songwriter Jessica Cerro, and with good reason. Read More

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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