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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | June 2, 2020

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The Phazes Release New Single ‘Hollywood’

April 23, 2020 |

Following on from their critically praised single ‘Manly Vale’, Sydney-based indie-rock band The Phazes have returned with their groovy follow up single, ‘Hollywood’.

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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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Spring Loaded Drops Line-Up Featuring Grinspoon, You Am I, Regurgitator & More

March 3, 2020 |

After the massive success of the inaugural festival in Queensland last year, Empire Touring has announced that the iconic 90’s revival festival, Spring Loaded, will be returning to Queensland AND coming to Sydney in 2020!

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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

Neon Tetra Drop Run From the Ruins

December 11, 2017 |

If you find yourself missing groovy funk tracks from the 80s, we may have found the perfect band for you. Neon Tetra are an Adelaide four piece contributing to the resurgence of one of music’s most fun genres.

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THE VELVET ADDICTION EXPLODING ONTO THE ROCK SCENE

November 4, 2017 |

This week we had an in-depth chat to The Velvet Addiction’s Aaron Bach about nationally touring their new EP, Volume 1. Read More

BIGSOUND celebrates 15 with a bang!

September 1, 2016 |

For must of us, 15 is a pretty uncomfortable year, but for Brisbane’s annual BIGSOUND conference and festival, its fifteenth year only marks the continuation of a remarkable upwards journey. Read More

No Time For Losers In We Will Rock You

July 15, 2016 |

Spike up that hair, dust off the old leather jacket and pile on the eyeliner, We Will Rock You has finally hit Brisbane. With a stellar cast and an even better soundtrack, this is a show not to be missed!

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Unify 2017 line-up boasts the best of bands

June 27, 2016 |

Last week the UNIFY 2017 lineup was released to the nation, and took the rock scene by storm. The bill includes a number of great Australian bands including Violent Soho, Northlane, and The Getaway Plan. And to make things a … Read More

The Paper Kites hit Australia’s biggest cities with ‘Midnight’ tour

June 20, 2016 |

Following the release of their second album, twelvefour, Melbourne based indie-rock gems, The Paper Kites, have been busy on the road and behind the scenes; they’ve completed tours from North America to the United Kingdom, released a music video for single, ‘Renegade’, and have recently returned home to Australia to embark on their national ‘Midnight’ tour. Read More

Camp Cope: a band with a purpose

June 16, 2016 |

There has got to be something special about a year-old band who has already released a self-titled album, scored a spot on the ARIA album chart, and developed a fan base that continues to flourish incredibly. And there definitely is. This band is no other than Camp Cope. Read More

Brisbane’s accidental blues and indie-rock talent: Deena

May 31, 2016 |

There comes a time in life when certain events lead us to discover our calling- for Brisbane artist Deena it was music. Read More

Melbourne’s High Tension are aiming high and punching low

April 30, 2016 |

Channeling some emotional energy is as simple as combining an open space, a good sound system, and Melbourne thrash metal band, High Tension. Jamming as a band since 2012, High Tension have confidently produced their own unique (and completely badass) sound with vocalist, Karina Utomo at the helm.

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The Brave’s ‘Searchlights’ tour hits Crowbar

April 21, 2016 |

 Brisbane folks, if your calendar is looking dull on April 22nd then head to the Crowbar to celebrate The Brave’s new single, ‘Searchlights’. The night will be packed with great Brisbane bands, a great vibe and a few great drinks- sound alright? Read More