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
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 Check back with Starving Kids later in the week to seeRead More

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
Pop punk is not Dead! For those believing in the life pop punk obviously still has come on down to The Hive (458 Wickham Street) this coming Saturday (26th of July) to hear three Brisbane bands breathe some life back into the pop punk scene. Here’s to NeverLand, The Lost Knights and new band, Ambience who are being managed by the shows’ producer, Bella Harris. Bella Harris is a badass, tattooed 16 year old with the perfect combination of passion and business smarts. Harris is a year 11 music student atRead More
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICIANS have until Monday, July 21 to put in their entry to Triple J’s Unearthed High. It doesn’t matter if you’re a songwriter, a band, a producer or MC, all of you have a chance to win. The winning act will have their song recorded at Triple J’s studios by the station’s music producers and be played on Triple J. There will also be a free concert at the school with the winning band and also Australian hip hop maestro Seth Sentry. The winning act will beRead More

Posted On July 17, 2014 By In Uncategorized

Little Big Sounding Off

THERE’S still time for you to book tickets for Little Big Sound if you are between the ages of 15-25 and want to learn a little more about the music industry. Local performers Jeremy Neale (Velociraptor) and Kahl Wallis (The Medics) will be amongst the speakers that include industry professionals from radio (Dan Condon of Double J) and record labels (Graham Ashton from Footstomp) as well as promoters, producers and everything. The day long event is an off-shoot of the Big Sound music conference in Brisbane later this year, theRead More
Mt warning
The Wild Feathers recently announced the cancellation of their 2014 set at Splendour in the Grass in Melbourne and Sydney but taking their place is Australian band Mt Warning who will be taking the stage on the 27th of June. This young band in the past twelve months have been extremely successful touring the USA twice, opening for The Temper Trap as well as The Rubens. They’ve also toured nationally with Laneway Festival, gathering new followers with each show. In late march, Mt Warning released their debut album Midnight SetRead More

Posted On July 10, 2014 By In Music

Bec Laughton – M & R EP Interview

Describe yourself in 5 words. Oh My Goodness Bec Laughton!! Bubbly, Enthusiastic, Energetic, Over Bearing, Odd.   What’s your motivation for being a musician? I like song writing I think that’s my main motivation. Speaking life into people so at a gig it doesn’t matter if its 1 or 1000 people, I want them to enjoy themselves but I also want them to see life in a better way than they may have before. Especially if they are going through a tough time, to help them see their circumstances. MusicRead More