Month: January 2018

This Week (29 Jan – 4 Feb): Top 10 Brissie Gigs For $10

Returning to the daily grind after the long weekend got you feeling less than your best? Then down a Berocca and pull out your calendar, it’s time to plan this week’s Fri-YAY through Sun-YAY with our cheap as chips Top 10 Gigs! THURSDAY, 1 FEBRUARY PEPPERMINT OLLIE ‘DIFFICULT’ EP LAUNCH @ THE MILK FACTORY   What: Peppermint Ollie ‘Difficult’ EP Launch w/ Johanna & Jayden When & Where: Thursday, 1 February @ The Milk Factory from 8.30PM Genre: Pop Cost: $10 online. More event info HERE. Creating a unique take on the pop-rock-folk-ukulele-punk genre, Brisbane up-and-comer, Peppermint Ollie, delivers her...

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Give These QLD Acts A Grammy

As the curtain closes on the international music industry’s night of nights, the 60TH Annual Grammy Awards, we’re celebrating acts closer to home with a pseudo-Grammy winners list, made entirely of QLD acts! While millions of people across the world tuned in to see if Kendrick Lamar would topple Jay Z for Grammy’s King glory, we trawled our records to find standout QLD artists we think are going places. Competition was fierce, but we’ve managed to pick winners across the four main categories (Record, Album, Song and New Artist Of The Year). QUEENSLAND GRAMMY AWARDS 2018 RECORD OF THE...

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Premiere: Kirikatt’s Debut Single ‘You Got Me’ Revives 1990s and Early 2000s R&B

With the release of her debut single You Got Me, out 28 January, Kiri Cooper aka Kirikatt, is well on the way to fulfilling her dream of putting Brisbane on the global R&B map. Teaming up with New Zealand producer, Edyonthebeat (Donnell Lewis & Mikey Mayz), Kiri’s sound embraces the storytelling ideals of the late 1990s and early noughties R&B era, drawing inspiration from the likes of Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey and Kehlani. A loose play-by-play of relatable experiences, You Got Me is a lyrical ode to knowing what you want in the uncertain world of modern dating. “You...

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This Week (22 – 28 Jan): Top 10 Brissie Gigs For $10

With gorgeous weather and a public holiday, there’s no excuse not to hit the town this weekend! Not one to disappoint, Brisbane music venues have turned up the awesomeness to keep you moving Thursday through to Sunday.  From Triple J’s Hottest 100 parties on Saturday to the tunes of local bands, there’s so many cheap (and FREE) gigs happening around town, you’d be mad not to check them out. THURSDAY 25 JANUARY ‘WHAT BAND WAS THAT?’ @ BLACK BEAR LODGE   What: ‘What Band Was That’ feat. Whisky Grinn + more When & Where: Thursday, 25 January @ Black...

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Premiere: MC Wheels Brings The Beats To 2018 With ‘Been Awhile’ Music Video

Marking his return to hip hop, MC Wheels is bringing the #beatz to 2018 with the release of his anthemic and empowering new single Been Awhile. The sophomore single from his 2017 album Darkside Of Happiness, Been Awhile sees the popular Sunshine Coast wordsmith team inspiring lyrics with smooth grooves; his talent for wordplay and flow on show. “This song is about my return to hip hop world, having the fire and the passion burning strongly inside me and showing off what I can do,” said Nathan Tessman, aka MC Wheels. The accompanying music video, filmed by Wheels’ long-time...

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