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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | December 5, 2021

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OrderSixty6 Doesn’t Have A Ceiling

September 21, 2020 |

As 2020 Queensland Music Awards Finalists OrderSixty6 are gearing up for their performance at Brisbane Festival, I had the opportunity to sit down with the group and discuss their motivations and their processes as an artist collective.
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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


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

360 and Martin McKenna’s spin on the Real World

June 15, 2016 |

It’s Thursday afternoon, finally a little warm at the Tryp Hotel in Fortitude Valley, and I’m thrilled to be sitting down with two guys for whom I have a lot of respect. Director/writer Martin McKenna and Matt Colwell are in Brisbane to showcase their debut foray into the realm of feature films: Is This The Real World.

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Sneeky Picnic: the girls are back

May 18, 2016 |

It’s been a while since Sneeky Picnic have hit the stage, but the girls are back and ready to party harder than ever to celebrate a whole lot of hard work. Read More

Do It If You Dare: An Interview with Gallu$

January 23, 2016 |

Gallu$ is an up-and-coming artist from Brisbane who is not afraid to be his true genuine self. Read More

Trap, rap, and fatherhood: we chat with Bryson Tiller

November 25, 2015 |

Bryson Tiller has struck the music industry like a bolt of electricity, and his presence has created waves within both the public sphere and his own personal realm. Read More

Review and Highlights: Listen Out 2015

October 14, 2015 |

Listen Out 2015’s objective goal was pretty simple- Listen and Dance. And that’s exactly what Brisbane did last Sunday afternoon. Read More

The Growing Prominence of Rap Music in Brisbane: Big Krit Review

October 10, 2015 |

As Brisbane gains credibility and respect from Australia as an expanding cultural hub, so too does the diversity and range of the musical acts and genres that we get to enjoy. Read More

REVIEW: Straight Outta Compton

September 13, 2015 |

Straight Outta Compton is a movie about one of the greatest stories of the music revolution. It is two and a half glorious hours detailing the stories of five of the most notoriously respected rappers in hip-hop history, Compton’s very own N.W.A. There’s even a sneaky car chase. What more could you want?

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Nas Brings Illmatic To Brisbane

December 24, 2014 |

On the 20th of January legendary MC Nas is bringing his critically acclaimed Illmatic tour to Brisbane. The performance will take place in the Tivoli, and will feature the entirety of Nas’s 1994 debut album Illmatic, as well as numerous classics from his extensive back catalogue. Read More