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Posted On November 1, 2014 By In Art

Saturday Culture: Burning – A Poem

Today’s edition of Saturday Culture features Beatrix Rufus-Wilson and her poem Burning. Burning Handsome and gnarled like a tree, if you cut him open you’d find his age imprinted in the folds of his skin, specks of black glitter in his coarse grey hair. The sea moves up to greet him, and like an old friend it smothers him in it’s embrace. It fills his mouth with the taste of lost loves and forgotten memories, slowly he is choking. All that escapes this unforgiving admiration are his eyes. Eyes soRead More
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JOY. has already released another enchanting track on Soundcloud and now she has guested on Triple J’s Like A Version, doing vocals for Peking Duk as they covered Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head”. Hear is the new single “Stone”: And here is the Like A Version video:Read More
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Posted On October 30, 2014 By In Music, Releases

BLOOMing with Sahara Beck

Not many 18-year-olds have their own headline tour, numerous indie chart-toppers on Triple J, a freakishly awesome ‘jammed-with’ list and released EP’s, yet Sunshine coast artist Sahara Beck takes all the cards. BLOOM is the title of Beck’s newest EP: it features a killer hybrid of indie/ folk and pop influence. Recorded at Queensland’s renowned Applewood Studios, the first single released is the unmissable ‘BROTHER SISTER.’ Being her first single off the EP, the track truly grasps the rawness of Sahara’s vocals as they float over the acoustic guitar andRead More
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Posted On October 29, 2014 By In Music, Releases, Reviews

Eilish Ellen: Tulips

After countless amount of gigs and YouTube Videos, Gold Coast musician Eilish Ellen is releasing her album. Although the album will be launched in December, she is releasing her single, Tulips and I was lucky enough to hear a sneak preview and give you the low down before it’s release TONIGHT! Eilish has been singing since she was seven years old and songwriting since she was thirteen and that is extremely obvious in Tulips. With a spicey drum beat starting the song off, and incredible vocals following – it’s clearRead More
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Music Industry College recently relocated to their new building, 38 Berwick, and said goodbye to the PCYC. So in celebration of this, MIC threw a sneaky peak gig showcasing students from the past and present. The gig was correctly named, Sneaky Peak and as an invite only for friends, family and students Sneaky Peak was an up close and special event to expose the new stage, PA and lighting that was bought with the sponsorship money via the school’s Pozible campaign. The lineup consisted of The Dropkicks, Gmonster, The RocketRead More
2014 judging panel (pictured) are: Sean Sennett, Sally McLennan, Ian Haug, and Adele Pickvance.
From APRA-AMCOS site: http://www.apraamcos.com.au/news/2014/october/grant-mclennan-finalists/
(PHOTO courtesy of APRA-AMCOS) ONE of Queensland’s greatest songwriters’ legacy lives on as the 2014 Grant McLennan Fellowship finalists are announced. The fellowship is funded by Arts Queensland, APRA AMCOS and QMusic and the “$25,000 fellowship offers the recipient an opportunity to travel to New York, London or Berlin for up to 6 months and has been designed to expose the recipient to the full cultural life of one of these cities as a source of inspiration and creativity” according to the APRA-AMCOS website. The finalists are: Danny Harley (TheRead More
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Posted On October 27, 2014 By In Music, Reviews

Karl S. Williams – Heartwood Review

In August this year, Karl S. Williams a man praised for his skills on the piano, guitar and banjo as well as his voice, re-released his album “Heartwood”. After independently releasing his debut album “Heartwood” in August last year Karl was picked up by footstomp music and has since then withdrawn back to the studio to re-record his album with Mark Meyers (Emma-Louise/ The middle east) and Yanto Browning (The Jungle Giants/The Medics). In the few short months since the re-release he has already taken “Heartwood” around the country supportingRead More
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BRISBANE band Ball Park Music kicked off their Trippin’ the Light Fantastic tour mid-September and soon return to the local stage just for the kids. They will be rounding up the tour with an under 18s gig at Alhambra Lounge on Sunday, November 2. SK is impressed that BPM has chosen their hometown to close the tour and look forward to seeing Trippin’ the Light Fantastic live.Read More