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Posted On August 22, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, Events

BIGSOUND Schedule Released

Named the biggest Festival/Conference in the southern hemisphere BIGSOUND is back in 2016 and it’s bigger than ever. A few weeks ago they released their artist & speaker lineup that will be carried across 16 stages over 3 days in Fortitude Valley, and we’ve all been waiting for the final schedule with baited breathe. Finally the schedule has been released for the jam packed three days, for both Performers and Speakers. You can find them by heading to the Bigsound website or clicking on the links below. Speakers: https://www.bigsound.org.au/schedule2/ Performers: https://www.bigsound.org.au/schedule3/  Read 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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38 Berwick are venue with a reputation of providing the under 18’s of Brisbane with a great time concerning music, culture and art. However, this Friday (20th Of March) they will be upping their good samaritan browny points by holding an ALL AGES charity event, Adventures of Manny Originals Charity Showcase, to raise funds for Manny, a 7 year old boy with cerebral palsy so he can undergo physiotherapy to allow him to weight-bare and walk again. So if you enjoy music, art and supporting a great cause (also, did IRead More
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Posted On May 10, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, Events, industry, Music

Top Picks for Splendour in the Grass 2016

It seems like just yesterday that I was reading the lineup of Splendour in the Grass 2016 and jumping for joy at all the spectacular artist that are on the bill. With only a couple of months till the splendour bender commences, I thought it would be fitting to share some of my most anticipated artists for each day. Friday New Favourite: Nicole Millar After just realising her first EP Tremble, Nicole Millar is a talented newbie on the scene and I am excited to hear what she has to offer in a live situation.Read More
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Posted On April 17, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, Events, Music

Coachella. Music Festival or Spot the Celebrity?

Going to a music festival at least once in your lifetime is a must if you love live music as much as I do. The vibes, the bands and the people you meet are just some of highlights of a festival weekend that come to mind. Right now, as I lay in bed typing this, Coachella is kicking off its first night with some amazing acts such as LCD SoundSystem, Purity Ring, Jack Ü and Ellie Goulding. Me being the social media fiend that I am, decided to scroll through all outlets to see if IRead More

Posted On August 30, 2015By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, industry, Reviews

Elise Takes on the Ekka 2015

The Ekka is a historical part of Brisbane’s culture and a mandatory stop for anyone visiting in the month of August. We sent one of our writers, Elise Hobbs, to give us all the nitty gritty details about this years Ekka. My boyfriend and I arrived at the gates bright and early, walked straight in with our pre-bought tickets and straight away the smell of cow poop hit us. Welcome to the Ekka. Quickly we found a locker to put our strategically packed bag in before heading to side showRead More

Posted On August 11, 2015By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, industry, Music

Three Bands You Cannot Miss At BigSound 2015.

With over 100 acts to see in the highly anticipated BigSound showcase, AJ educates you on the three bands your eyes and ears will not regret experiencing. Sex On Toast Think a massive dance party centered around worshipping the good love of 80’s funk music. Then think about 10 wild men on stage dancing to an uncontrollable rhythmic groove. Get ready to dance like you’ve never danced before. Perch Creek Let the Perch Creek woo you over like a star-crossed love affair, with their humorous stories, groovin’ stompin’ tunes andRead More

Posted On August 6, 2015By Emma WhinesIn Art, industry, Music

Meg Mac Makes Magic at Splendour In The Grass 2015

Splendour in the Grass attracts people from all over the country and is ranked 15 out of 50 of the best festivals in the world. It’s a plus that it’s just down the road from where SK is based in beautiful Byron Bay, so we sent Sally Shadbolt to give us the scoop on her favourite Splendour act. Aussie born singer songwriter Meg Mac took the stage at roughly 4pm on the Saturday of Splendour in the Grass. She surprisingly packed out the GW McLennan tent, one of the largerRead More

Posted On August 4, 2015By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, industry, Music, Reviews

Rebel Rebel

The new “David Bowie Is” exhibition in Melbourne is something to behold and one of our lovely writers, Liv Mulford, decided to take us along for the ride. Singles, albums, characters, tours, movies, live plays. Is there anything David Bowie hasn’t done? For the next few months, the ACMI in Melbourne is showcasing the marvellous exhibition entitled ‘David Bowie Is’, and from beginning to end, the exhibition will blow you away. Given your own set of headphones and audio device, you can take the tour at your own pace, beingRead More

Posted On July 17, 2015By Emma WhinesIn Art, Culture, Music, Reviews

This One’s For You Amy.

One of our writers Emma Whines has a small obsession with documentaries and Amy Winehouse, and by small, we mean really big. So what better idea than to get her to share her thoughts on the new “Amy” documentary. Check it out below. First put this on to get in the mood but remember that tears dry on their own: I love documentaries. I love the way they speak the truth without being biased. So when I found out there was a documentary being made about Amy Winehouse’s life story, IRead More