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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | September 25, 2020

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Shannen James On Her Debut EP ‘Arrows’

September 25, 2020 |

Ahead of the release of her debut EP Arrows we had a chance to chat with Australian songwriter Shannen James about finding inspiration, collaborations and goals for the future. 

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Thomas Oliver Releases New Single ‘Roses’

September 11, 2020 |

New Zealand’s Thomas Oliver is back with new single ‘Roses’, delivering yet again the heartfelt storytelling for which he is known. Speaking to TCI on the eve of its release, Thomas gave us an insight into writing and recording the track, as well as the unique story that inspired it.

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Ayla Unveils Music Video for Reuben Styles Collaboration

July 4, 2020 |

Ayla has treated fans to new track ‘Go Slow’, a collaboration with Peking Duk‘s Reuben Styles, and we caught up for a chat just as she released the music video.

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Learning the Ropes With Georgia James

June 20, 2019 |

We chat with singer/songwriter Georgia James about starting out as a recording artist and her debut single, ‘Start a War’. Read More

Creative and in control: Francesca de Valence

July 9, 2016 |

If recent CV highlights were the key to shining a spotlight on our local creative success stories, Francesca de Valence would have a bagful to present- but it’s not just the career achievements that caught our in eye in choosing to highlight this Brisbane singer-songwriter in our wintertime key features. Read More

Outside his own Lines: An Interview with Riley Pearce

February 24, 2016 |

Riley Pearce is a 23-year old singer/songwriter from Perth who has taken a lot of steps in finding his own voice and his place within music. With songs that swoon and expand both emotionally and sonically, he has been on a journey halfway across the globe, and in turn has become more acquainted with himself and his music. Read More

Real Songs about Real Feelings: An Interview with Ali Barter

February 5, 2016 |

Ali Barter is an old-soul, and a woman enamoured by rock music because of its powerful expression. Melbourne-based and a tropical girl at heart, she has found herself and her people through her music, and has developed through travel and self-reflection. Read More

Review: Craig Finn- Faith in the Future

September 26, 2015 |

On his sophomore solo album, Craig Finn has stripped away the noise and grandiosity that’s defined most of his career, revealing the core components of his distinctive lyrical style while telling tender, grounded stories. Read More

Review: Sun Kil Moon – Universal Themes

June 25, 2015 |

After the surprise success of 2012’s Benji, Sun Kil Moon has returned with an album that doubles down on all its predecessor’s idiosyncrasies. With Universal Themes songwriter Mark Kozelek stretches eight hypnotic songs across an hour, packing them with exhaustive amounts of detail about everything from mortality to where he parked on a given day. Read More

Songs Of Neil Young – Preview

February 14, 2015 |

The biggest creative music faculty in Brisbane, Tall Poppy Productions, is bringing together 5 up and coming local artists in a tribute to the legendary Neil Young. Each musician will interpret the works of Neil Young alongside a variety of their own original songs, with the night promising to be one for both local music lovers and Neil Young fans alike.

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