Month: November 2016

Premiere: Stones Corner Club Make Infomercials Great Again In Debut Music Video ‘Betty’s Back’

Butt-shaped sprays, penis-shaped paraphernalia and bongs are just some of the things you can expect to see in Stones Corner Club’s hilarious new music video Betty’s Back. Playing on the song’s inspiration (girls with nice bums), the Betty’s Back music video sees the creators take the piss out of infomercials as they try to sell consumers the same mouth spray in two different packages. “We liked the idea of making a political statement in a comedic way. So, we came up with the idea of ‘Betty’ being a mouth spray that people are being sold in two different ways,...

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Maja’s Five Remedies To Heal A Hurting Heart

Known for her emotive song-writing and soul-soaring performances, Brisbane songstress Maja knows how to turn her life experiences into musical gems. Her latest single Hurting Now, which was released earlier this month, tackles the pain of being in a one-way relationship. “Hurting Now is about a very short lived relationship.  It’s about one person really wanting to be in it while the other person strings them along – a half-hearted partnership that only causes pain,” she said. While Maja turned to song-writing to heal, we asked her to share some of her other top tips (for those of us who...

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Premiere: Donnelle Brooks Returns To Her Roots With New Single ‘Poppies’

Brisbane darling Donnelle Brooks is returning to her roots today, revealing her heartfelt new single Poppies. Known as the front woman of blues-rock outfit Don and The Mobsters, Poppies is Donnelle’s first solo release since 2012 and is a prelude to her solo sophomore EP of the same name. “My upcoming EP, which is also called Poppies, is a collection of songs I wrote that didn’t really fit with what I was doing with the band. These tracks deal with personal experiences I’ve had and are more folk-driven than my previous work,” she said. Combining lush folk harmonies, bluesy...

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Premiere: Eliza & The Delusionals Go Retro In New Music Video ‘Salt’

Eliza & The Delusionals have been busy this year, and are showing no signs of slowing down with the release of their retro music video for their latest single Salt. Aiming to create a DIY vibe, the Salt music video captures the simplicity of old rehearsal spaces. Filmed in a ‘one shot’ style at Sunnyside Studio on the Gold Coast, the video only took the band a few takes to nail. “We really wanted to push a ‘bandy’ and DIY vibe in the video to match the sonic style of the track – it’s turned out exactly how we...

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This Week (28 Nov – 4 Dec): Top 10 Gigs For $10

While everyone else is beginning to wind down in anticipation for the Christmas holidays, the Brisbane music scene is preparing for a summer of musical festivities. The warm weather is definitely here, so it’s time to get out of the house, grab your friends and get along to some live music. Here’s some of our top picks this week! Disclaimer: There are a few gigs that are over $10 that we just HAD to pop in because they’re awesome! TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER National Live Music Awards (QLD) @ The Triffid What: National Live Music Awards (QLD) When & Where: Tuesday, 29...

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