Month: September 2016

Review: We Should All Be Looking Forward To Hearing More From Fugitive & The Vagabond

‘Blues and Roots’ may conjure up impressions of flannel and denim, excess body hair and free-range organic agrarian living but Jordan Merrick of Fugitive and the Vagabond tends to emphasise the introspection that is the result of big city life. Taking number one on the Triple J Unearthed overall charts recently, the second single of their soon-to-be-released album Novella is My Girlfriend, an amusing satirical take on relationships that just might be informed from personal experience. The lyrics touch on everything from pet ownership, temporary employment to certain lifestyle choices and is refreshing in its irreverence. It’s a boppy,...

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Sian Evans’ Cures For Cold Feet

Country, folk and roots troubadour Sian Evans has been busy touring the East Coast in celebration of her forthcoming Cold Feet music video. Inspired musically by the likes of Shakey Graves and Ruby Boots amongst others, Sian says Cold Feet is all about self-sabotage, with the story line for the accompanying music video reflecting this sentiment. “The initial story line was the producer’s idea. We kind of failed the first shoot due to timing issues though and had to reshoot. In hindsight the re-shoot better captures the self-sabotage theme,” she said. Halfway through her Cold Feet Music Video Tour,...

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Vincent & Jules Fly Their Rainbow Flag High, Launch ‘LemonAid’ Series Supporting LGBTQI+ Community

Local promoters Vincent & Jules proudly fly their rainbow flag in support of their extended family, the LGBTQI+ community with the launch of their new series LemonAid. Described by founders Amanda Terry and Christina Langham as “a celebration of all things queer, weird and wonderful,” LemonAid is a series of shows that aims to raise awareness of issues faced by the LGBTQI+ community. As members of the LGBTQI+ community themselves, LemonAid is a very personal project for Amanda and Christina, who are both passionate advocates for issues that are important to them. “LemonAid was essential for us. It’s a gesture...

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Announcement: The New Buzz Unveil PledgeMusic Campaign For Debut 7” Single

Brisbane’s freshest label Valley Heat Records presents the debut 7” single release of West End super group The New Buzz. The New Buzz are a funk and soul collective, who first formed as a recording project to get deep soul tracks down in the rawest, most live way possible. Featuring members from groups such as The Beautiful Girls, Bullhorn, Dubmarine, The Upsteppers, Laneous & The Family Yah and many more, the band aims to create music that can get any party started. With the help of crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic, the band hope to raise $1500 to cover the cost...

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This Week (26 Sept – 2 Oct): Top 10 Gigs For $10

With the long weekend coming up, this is the week to get out and catch some back-to-back live music! There’s a smorgasbord of local talent to choose from in Brisbane, here’s our Top 10 Gig picks… WEDNESDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER Jye Whiteman Brisbane Return Show @ Black Bear Lodge What: Jye Whiteman Brisbane Return Show & EP Launch When & Where: Wednesday, 28 September @ Black Bear Lodge from 7PM Genre: Indie, folk Cost: TBC. More event info here. Jye Whiteman has returned home to Brisbane after a year and a half away in the UK and he’s got a new...

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