Month: April 2016

Fresh Faces: Max Chillen + The Kerbside Collective

Originally the solo project of frontman Darcy Rhodes, Max Chillen + The Kerbside Collective became a five-piece band when Darcy decided to bring his music out of his lounge room and onto the stage. “The Max Chillen project became a band because people were keen to see me live, and in the interest of not looking like Dick Van Dyke in the opening scene of Mary Poppins, I gathered some mates to bring the songs to life,” said Darcy. The band have combined their diverse musical backgrounds and radically different influences to produce a post-punk, art-rock sound which can...

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Premiere: Jesswar’s ‘XTC’ Music Video

Dodging security guards at an abandoned Beenleigh shopping centre was all part of the fun filming Gold Coast rapper Jesswar’s new music video XTC. Shot by Shutterstorm and taking just half an hour to film, XTC exudes an underground vibe set in an urban concrete jungle with cool graffiti. The song was inspired by Jesswar’s old party days and is all about changing your ways. “XTC is about change – going from drugs and alcohol to a much cleaner life style. It’s about surviving the hard times, leaving drugs behind and becoming a much happier person,” said Jesswar. “I...

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Argo’s ‘Go With The Flow’ Guide

Descending into the dark depths of the surreal (and slightly creepy) Spring Hill Reservoir, Brisbane duo Argo are set to deliver an otherworldly experience at their latest immersive concert Flow. Taking place next Friday night, 6 May, Flow combines classical and electronic music with acoustic instruments to create a unique soundscape and mesmerising atmosphere for listeners to lose themselves in. “We are really trying to transport people to another world for the evening. From the moment they descend into the reservoir the audience will be enveloped in a sonic environment they have never experienced before,” said Argo’s Ben Heim....

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Brisbane Artists Take Centre Stage For AAA Backstage’s 5TH Birthday Party

For the past five years, AAA Backstage has been bringing the latest local, national and international music news to Australian music fans. To celebrate their milestone, the AAA team are throwing a massive birthday party with some of South East Queensland’s most promising bands. Retro-rock aficionados The Jensens will be headlining the birthday shenanigans, which will be taking place from 7PM at The Foundry tomorrow night, 29 April. They’ll be joined by local darlings Ayla and Sahara Beck, electronic loves Lastlings and Machine Age, and rockers The Strums and Silent Feature Era. Keelan Mak and Youth Allowance will also...

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Brisbane’s Man Of Metal Tim Price Celebrates Successful PR Partnership

Brisbane’s favourite metal-head and all round legend Tim Price, is celebrating a successful one year partnership with fellow local media gurus SGC Media. Starting his own PR company Collision Course in 2012, Tim has become a strong voice in the Australian heavy music scene. He’s worked tirelessly to promote some of Australia’s finest up-and-coming heavy bands, and as a part of his partnership with SGC, has managed campaigns for international artists like Steel Panther, 10 Years and Lonely The Brave. Here’s some of Tim’s favourite moments from his time working with SGC Media these past 12 months… 12 GOLDEN COLLISION COURSE x SGC MEDIA MOMENTS (THAT...

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