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Posted On September 5, 2017By jbeavisIn industry, Music

Golden Vessel at Bigsound

Brisbane’s prime annual music conference/festival Bigsound is here and we couldn’t be more excited! Bigsound is responsible for laying down the foundations for some of the best new musical acts, including young Brisbane beat lord Max Byrne aka. Golden Vessel. JACK GEISS asked Max some questions about Bigsound and how it’s helped shape his music.   Hey Max! So you’re playing Bigsound this year at the TBC club, how are you feeling about it? Really excited! Bigsound is my fave time of the year cause I get to catch upRead More
Yowsers! Everybody knows this is nowhere near the 1960s and 70s but Neil Young makes new fans every year, with his country-folk narratives, his hard rockin’ anthems, his experimental noise and as a perfect example as how you can still be rock n roll even when you are a millionaire. After the gold rush of phenomenal musicians already announced for Bluesfest 2017 (the last of the blues legends Buddy Guy, punk icon Patti Smith, folk-pop anthem-makers The Lumineers and Santana and so many more!) is the man himself, old Shakey,Read More

Posted On September 13, 2016By bwoodIn Events, industry, News

Music Launch Summit

Music Launch Summit is a world first online event where you’ll hear from 40+ of the world’s most influential music industry experts. You’ll discover what’s working for others like you and get ideas you can action immediately in your career. SK sat down with Music Launch Summit founder Steve Palfreyman to see what’s behind this free online event. SK – Where did the idea originate from/what was the inspiration? Steve Palfreyman – It’s been the culmination of a lot of different experiences. Going to physical conferences has been one of the mostRead More

Posted On September 5, 2016By jbeavisIn industry, Music

Red Wine, Late Nights, Big Sound

Leanne Tennant is currently touring her new album Red Wine Late Nights, including a very special launch at Brisbane’s own Junk Bar. She stays in Brisbane this week for the Big Sound conference/showcase. Who are you most looking forward to seeing at Big Sound? Middle Kids When did you first get into music and know you wanted to be a musician? As long as I can remember In the music industry, what is your biggest fear? And how do you conquer that? Judgement. I’m working on it 😉 When didRead More

Posted On August 24, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Events, industry, Music

Falls Festival Lineup Released!

Fall’s Festival down in sunny Byron Bay, is always a favourite for the 18+ crowd and it’s just a bonus that it falls (pun intended) on New Years Eve. Their recently released lineup filled with artists that are bound to blow your socks off is featured below and we can guarantee you won’t wanna pass on this bunch. Line-up: Childish Gambino (no sideshows) London Grammar (no sideshows) The Avalanches Violent Soho Matt Corby Alison Wonderland* Catfish And The Bottlemen* Fat Freddy’s Drop* Ta-Ku The Rubens* The Jezabels Ball Park Music Grouplove Bernard Fanning*Read More

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

Posted On July 6, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Art, Events, industry, Music


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

Posted On June 15, 2016By Emma WhinesIn Culture, industry, Music, News


If you spend most of your spare time browsing social media, you may have seen the #keepcommunityradio hashtag floating around. And if you’re anything like me, you’ve chosen to ignore it in fear of finding out you’ve been rick rolled into another spiral of memes, but fear not! This little hashtag actually has a whole a lot of meaning for you morning radio goers, that I can bet your bottom dollar, you’ll be interested in. Australian leadership seems to be changing at least once every couple of months these days and us Aussies seem to beRead More
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

Posted On May 18, 2016By jbeavisIn industry, Interviews, Music

All aboard SS. Sebastian

SS Sebastian may have just unleashed a nightmare on us but it is a pleasant one and we hope he does it again soon. Brett Harris aka SS Sebastian recently released his single “Nightmare of 1984” and while he prepares for a second series of shows as part of a popular tribute to the David Bowie album Ziggy Stardust…   SS Sebastian has in the past known as one of the lead vocalists for Brisbane folk rock band The Good Ship but SS Sebastian sees him steering in his ownRead More