WAAX Archives - The Creative Issue - News for Creatives
When businesses were asked to comply to COVID-19’s restrictions in the drop of a hat, the internet was primed and ready to safely let people order food, watch a movie or buy a new pair of shoes. The tool allowing this happens to be the very one that devalued recorded music at the turn of the century, forcing musicians to place all their bets on performing.
Get inspired this IWD by listening to the conversations of Brisbane’s women in music. All proceeds are going towards Girls Rock Brisbane, so head to Crowbar and enjoy the acoustic sets, DJs and BBQ.
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The 2020 Queensland Music Awards is set to be the biggest event in the Queensland music calendar with performances from Cub Sport, Miiesha, Busby Marou, Jaguar Jonze and Order Sixty6. The 2020 QMAs will be held at The Fortitude Music Hall on Tuesday 3 March. Red carpet from 6:00pm.
With the release of new single ‘I Am’, it’s no stretch to say that WAAX are fast becoming one of Brisbane’s premier punk rock bands – it seems like they’re absolutely everywhere at the moment.
We had a chat to Charlie from Moaning Lisa just after supporting WAAX on their single tour.
Brisbane, it’s an undeniable party destination. Whether you’re hitting West End for an indie gig, or Fortitude Valley for clubbing, it really does have something for everyone. The only issue is, if you’re not a Brisbane local, like our pals from WAAX (who have just dropped a new single, and will be taking to the Splendour in the Grass stage), you might not know how to navigate the perfect night out here.
Brisbane’s own, WAAX, have had a huge year. Fronted by an insane vocalist in Marie DeVita, WAAX have blazed through 2017.
Following its much hyped launch back in March, The Foundry slipped into a quietly vegetative state as it was closed for a structural construction issue. Returning with a grand re-opening on August 20, The Foundry 2.0 brings with it the announcement of a monthly club night christened Pesci’s.
Rumour had long circulated about the multi-purpose space and creative hub developing in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley; the stripped out four walls and ceiling of an old backpacker’s hostel designed to channel an ever-growing stream of Brisbane musical talent into something distinctly palpable.
With an additional cunning title:
“Oh, ‘The Foundry?’ As in like, it makes things? Nice.”