Month: November 2017

A Fangtastic Farewell For Brisbane’s The Plastic Fangs

After 14 years as one of Brisbane’s favourite garage-surf outifts, The Plastic Fangs are bidding their fans farewell with the release of their album Holy Moley and one fangtastic final show this Saturday, 2 December at The Bearded Lady. Teaming up with their “big brothers” of the surf scene, King Kongo, the band’s Holy Moley will play B-side to King Kong’s Live at The Lowbrow Lounge A-side on a split cassette release by Valley Heat Records. “Our vision for this record was to go out in true, trash, surf terror with a catalogue of teeth clenching, turbo charged garage...

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Spiffy Skills To Learn At Jungle Love Festival

Queenland’s premier music and arts festival, Jungle Love, has a huge lineup for 2017, but that’s not all they have to offer. Besides music, Jungle Love has a vast range of things to do that will keep you entertained all weekend long! Dedicated to being different, punters heading to Jungle Love can get involved in everything from costume competitions, unique classes, to raves in shipping containers – they have it all! If you’re looking to learn interesting skills, than the diverse range of workshops on offer will thrill you! Here’s the top five classes we recommend giving a whirl...

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Review: Golden Age Of Ballooning Add More Character To Signature Sound On ‘Illusion Of Control’ Special Edition EP

Golden Age Of Ballooning have released a special edition of their EP Illusion Of Control, with several new bonus tracks! Psych-rock mixed with indie-pop creates heavenly harmonies and complex yet classic sounds, with the new tracks providing further character. Calling Me starts the EP with consistently strong vocals and electric guitar riffs throughout. Right from the beginning, Illusion Of Control is full of groovy and danceable beats. Newest single Long Mover is dreamy, inspiring a road-tripping adventure and summer romances. A standout track that will have you feeling nostalgic by the first chorus, the song perfectly encompasses all the...

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Faux Bandit Ain’t No Pyramid Scheme

If people peddling pyramid schemes puts a bad taste in your mouth, then take a swig of the musical kool aid that is Faux Bandit’s latest single Every Man Is A Pyramid Scheme. With streaks of rebellion and a riotous beat, Every Man Is A Pyramid Scheme is this Brisbane blitz-rock duo’s dig at the inept nature of man, particularly those people who push their own agendas. Applying the business model of pyramid schemes to personality, Faux Bandit believe every person creates their own pyramid-like scheme based on their interests, which they use for better or worse. “Every Man Is...

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The Zoo Champions Female Empowerment With ‘Girls To The Front’

While pop culture has long pitted men and women against each other Battles Of The Sexes style, gender inequality, particularly in the workplace, is a sobering reality many women still face in the 21st century. In the local music industry, The Zoo’s Girls To The Front series is reviving girl power, spotlighting the plethora of female talent in our scene and creating a movement to help re-balance the gender scales. Featuring Sydney’s Montaigne, and Queensland’s best – Ivey, Ella Fence, May Lyn, and GNIGHTZ –  Girls To The Front is going to be one empowering celebration on Saturday, 25...

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