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PREMIERE: Kay Proudlove takes on Christmas cheer in ‘Giftcard’

Written by on 19 December 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! …Or is it? Kay Proudlove, singer-songwriter from Wollongong,  has lent her creative mind and sweet vocals to a tongue-in-cheek take on the silly season. The result? A hilariously honest Christmas song. Giftcard is a wry and cheeky track with edgy lyrics disguised in Proudlove’s dreamy indie-folk composition. […]

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Kim Churchill, Ayla, Taj Ralph

Written by on 28 October 2017

26 October, Solbar Solbar was the place to be if you needed a dose of live music straight at your doorstep and enjoy some midweek drinks. These exact antics were present in the venue’s bandroom when Australian songwriter Kim Churchill brought his Weight Falls album tour to the Sunshine Coast. As punters filled the room, [...]

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Alexander Biggs – ‘Still You Sharpen Your Teeth’

Written by on 20 September 2017

Released last Friday, Still You Sharpen Your Teeth is the debut EP from Melbourne singer-songwriter Alexander Biggs - an intriguing introduction to his sophisticated and emotionally-driven brand of folk-pop. The EP is incredibly cohesive and seamless, both in its themes and musicality, something that artists often struggle to achieve with debut bodies of work. Tracks like [...]

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Q&A: Mammals

Written by on 13 August 2017

Answered by: Guy Brown Position/role: Mr Mammal Give us your wicked-cool backstory. Where did the name come from and how did you start out? Hailed from the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Kicked around here surfing. As a grommet, I was acting and singing in musicals and operas. Making you buy things you don't need on TV commercials. Growing up [...]

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Dope Lemon, Waax, BYO Daddy

Written by on 14 July 2017

12 July, Beach Road Hotel You’d never go to Beach Road Hotel for a quiet one. Whether you like to have a beer and watch the footy on a huge projector, dance to mainstream pop, play some pool, have a burger or listen to house, techno, indie-rock or folk bands, Beach Road provides the goods. [...]

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Brightness – ‘Teething’

Written by on 23 June 2017

With his deep, beautiful voice and wistful tone, Newcastle songwriter Brightness had been busy writing and recording his debut album Teething in England before returning home to Australia. Alex Knight was given the title of Independent Artist Of The Week by FBi radio, and as I start to settle down and sink my teeth into the record, I can [...]

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Q&A: Tia Gostelow

Written by on 8 June 2017

Answered By: Tia Gostelow Where do you hail from? I was born in Mareeba in the Atherton Tablelands, near Cairns, but I basically grew up on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory. Give us your wicked-cool backstory: Well my family and I moved to Groote Eylandt when I was about four and I started playing [...]

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San Cisco, Thelma Plum, Boat Show

Written by on 30 May 2017

26 May, The Tivoli Certainly no stranger to Brisbane’s West End, I was in fact a stranger to The Tivoli and VERY excited for tonight’s show! The entire space was incredibly open, with an upstairs section, balconies and a very elegant ballroom feel to it. A total newbie to Boat Show’s tunes I had absolutely [...]

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