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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.