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Posted On July 27, 2016By jbeavisIn Music

Sacred Shrines Visuals Collide

THE NINETIES are cool right now so perhaps have a look at the Brisbane garage-psych band Sacred Shrines’ latest video clip. Swirling colours and cameras, it is befitting of the Shrines’ live show as they always have pretty, pretty and sometimes alarming visuals shown on the wall behind them as they play.  Read More
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Posted On July 18, 2016By jbeavisIn Music, News

Splendour Brings The Cure and We Thank You

The Cure is back in Australia after five years and they continue their now status as distinguished gentlemen (or man, as in Robert Smith). For the last 30 years they have provided their music to thousands of lovesick teenagers and you probably know their best known songs, but here are a couple that are less well known, or we just think you should listen to in awe of pop-sad-greatness. The single before “Friday, I’m In Love” is basically fab slice of sunny pop with Smith’s trademark voices making a fluffyRead More
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Posted On July 18, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Events, industry, Music

Official Splendour Pre-Party: Brisvegas Edition

Splendour in the Grass is nearly upon us and if you’re keen on starting the party early Secret Sounds have put on a whacker of Pre-Party in good ol’ Brisvegas that will set you up for the rest of the weekend. Or if you missed out on the real tickets, give you a taste of what could have been. Details are featured below but get on those tickets quick smart, as they are selling out as fast as gumboots on Splendour Weekend. Courtesy of Secret Sounds: Y’all ready for this? Secret SoundsRead More
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Posted On July 15, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Culture, Music

GIVE CHANCE A CHANCE

Chance The Rapper’s recent mixtape release and other ventures through success Chance The Rapper’s music is most definitely hip-hop, but with his vibrant charm and elements of soul, the young star is rising to fame. Chicago born Chancelor Bennett was in senior year (2011) when he started writing his first mixtape 10 Day, which was inspired by a ten day suspension from school. Now the 23 year old is known by his fans around the world as Chance The Rapper. In 2011, Chance released his song Windows and early theRead More
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Today SK asks a millennial what they think of one of Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Are these songs still relevant? Find out… At random the Motown soul hitmakers The Supremes’ song “Where Did Our Love Go?” (1964) from was tested on millennial Number 1, who shall be known as LO. The song was 475 on the Rolling Stone list: LO: Getting a little Fleetwood Mac vibe, in a good way. The harmonising is nice. It’s a cute song. [On the baritone sax solo]: Funky. Do youRead More
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Posted On July 6, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Art, Events, industry, Music

HOPE FOR THE HOMELESS

As what started off with two 17 year old girls, dreaming of creating a better life for someone special to them, has now turned into a year long stint of charity events to help not only those close to them, but also the less fortunate in and around Brisbane City. Hope for the Homeless, is the crew’s next ambitious and phylanthropic event with a name that pretty much says it all. Taking place on the Friday the 5th of August at The Triffid. This fantastic display of charitable youth willRead More
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FORMER Brisbane barista and folk singer-songwiter Gabriella Cohen has taken her dreamy-sad-beautiful music to Dot Dash & Remote Control Records. Congrats Gabriella! She released her debut album Full Closure and No Details independently in March this year and if you like something a little sparse and wonderfully pensive which a touch of pleasantly odd, then please have a listen. Try this: The album itself unfolds in a mysterious way with a full band but Gabriella Cohen often performs by herself with her electric guitar nevertheless holding audience attention with her own obscureRead More
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Posted On June 17, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Music, Releases

THE SOLSTICE SERIES – Asha Jefferies

A 17 year old girl, well beyond her years, sits in her Brisbane home, eating hummus and mixing up a fabulous concoction of procrastination and tears all over her philosophy assignment. While the tears happen to the best of us, procrastination in the form of whipping up a brand new album is something to be admired rather than be related to, but hey, its all in a days work for supreme queen, Asha Jefferies. Emma Whines catches up with the Brisbanite and talks all about her new tunes and why changeRead More
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Posted On June 15, 2016By jbeavisIn Music, Reviews

Tonight Alive Finally Release Limitless Album

Australian pop-punk band, Tonight Alive, has recently released their latest studio album, accompanied by music videos for their singles from the album. Tonight Alive is a five-piece band originating in Sydney. They formed in 2008. With three albums already under their belt, they have recently released a new album and several singles. With over two years in the making, this album has been highly anticipated by their fans. Tonight Alive’s latest video for their song, ‘Drive’, begins with a montage of moving trucks, moving buses and clips of the bandRead More
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Oh man! Have you heard the new album from Eli Paperboy Reed? I know you cats like soul and gospel with the edges left rough, rocketing through the chord changes like a man trying to get to a secular heaven before the end of the song. Okay maybe you haven’t heard of him cos you are a scene kid or you only listen to early Metallica or haven’t really moved past Australian hip hop. That’s okay, get a load of it. It’s got a sense of style in that tightRead More