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Indie pop genius, Sahara Beck is back (not that she ever really left)! Sahara continues to shine through the Indie music scene, after releasing her well anticipated EP, her single BROTHER SISTER caught the attention of an outstanding amount of new and old fans. BROTHER SISTER in itself is a mesmerising track, her variation in power behind her incredible voice gives an oddly intense feeling behind such a calming song. Saying that she has developed her sound since she released her track Smile In The Dark (2011) would be anRead More
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SPLENDOUR In The Grass 2014 has exited our lives. Whether it be actually being there or seeing tweets and Facebook statuses over and over reminding us that we weren’t there… But at least three Starving Kids were there over the weekend and will lend us their opinion over the next few days. Please keep watch soon! In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this something-something put together by Triple J:Read More
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TAYLAH JANE looks at our very own hip hop star Tkay Maidza… One of the hottest hip hop artists around at the moment is Iggy Azalea. She’s taking the world by storm and that’s awesome to think about as she’s female, comes from Australia, but is in America. Upcoming hip hop artist Tkay Maidza is also female, from Australia, touring the country & she’s only 18. Her new single ‘U-Huh’ is an infectious tune with killer chatty style raps, true to Tkay’s style. She’s getting comparisons to the artists likeRead More
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Posted On July 23, 2014 By In Events, Music, News, Reviews

BAM BAM Live: Review

On Saturday the 12th of July, Bam Bam graced the Hamilton Hotel stage at 9pm, by opening with some heavy dubstep mix-tape songs followed by features from his recently released EP, The Good Life. Bam Bam wasn’t fazed by the size of the crowd and made the most of the night with high energy and rocking songs. The crowd was made up of super fans that looked like walking Bam billboards and a few drunken males that danced their hearts out. After backflips and a vodka, a DJ with aRead More
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Posted On July 23, 2014 By In Events, Music, News

Splendour In The Grass

After what seems like the wait of the century (well, that’s what some would have us think) and three line up cancellations, Splendour In The Grass will be in full swing as of Friday. We’ve even heard of people already setting up shop as early as 10am this morning, eager and ready to attend Australia’s biggest music festival. Splendour In The Grass really is the place to be this weekend, with tickets selling out in record timing even causing the websites to shut down and hundreds of fans missing outRead More
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Posted On July 22, 2014 By In Events, Music, News

A Fiesta in the Valley

Valley Fiesta is Brisbane’s Biggest Street Party, it’s a huge cultural celebration of Food, Fashion and Music in both Australia and Brisbane. The festival is held in Fortitude Valley over the 23rd and 24th of August, this years line up includes Australian greats and Brisbane icons. Amongst the acts already announced for this years Valley Fiesta is multi ARIA, AIR and Deadly Award winning Indigenous roots artist from Melbourne, Dan Sultan, Adelaide born rapper, Allday, 2013 Triple J Unearthed Artist of the Year, Remi, and Brisbane’s own up and comingRead More
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As folk/pop musician Sahara Beck releases EP release in October, she is also getting ready to tour Australia. Over last month she has Sydney, Melbourne, Eumundi, Newcastle and Adelaide. This only leaves her adopted hometown, Brisbane. The Brother Sister Tour will feature the already released single off the eponymous EP. The tour dates are as follows… Aug. 2nd - The Hive, Brisbane (supporting Caitlin Park) Aug. 10th - The Bearded Lady, Brisbane More information can be found at http://www.saharabeck.com/gigs/ Check back with Starving Kids later in the week to seeRead More
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Posted On July 20, 2014 By In Music, News

One month and 36,000 plays

It’s been a month and ten days since I sat down with 17 year old Olivia McCarthy to talk to her about the release of her single as JOY entitled, Captured. In that time, she has had over 36,000 plays on her track on Soundcloud, she has been played on Triple J (Home and Hosed) as well as being interviewed by DaveRubyHowe who was filling in for Rosie on Triple J Unearthed. I had the opportunity to sit down with Olivia again and see what was next for JOY. HowRead More