Month: February 2018

Sun Salute Spread Good Vibes This Weekend

“Be the change you want to see in the world,” is the ethos Sun Salute live by, and the message they brew into their roots, reggae and hip hop infused tunes, which they’re bringing to shows across Brisbane and Ipswich this weekend. Based in North Queensland with a line-up of international members, Sun Salute draw inspiration from nature, their ancestors and the simplicity of life, to create meaningful music with positive vibes. “It’s amazing to be able to create music and have people connect on so many levels,” said drummer Jarrah Kurth. “Our music is all about connection and...

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Premiere: Cold Shores Celebrates Love In Debut Music Video ‘Wash Up With You’

Documenting a real life romance on a trip to the beach in his debut music video Wash Up With You, Brisbane’s Cold Shores reminds us that lasting love doesn’t require grand gestures and presents that break the bank. An alternative beach goth/surf pop outfit, Cold Shores is the moniker of Indy Davies, who many will know as the frontman of rock duo Wakan Phoenix. Marking the launch of his solo career, Wash Up With You is a laid-back track with lyrics of love and a soundscape reminiscent of lazy summer days. “Wash Up With You is about being in...

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THIS WEEK (12-18 FEBRUARY): TOP 10 BRISSIE GIGS FOR $10

Whether you’re coupled up or single and ready to mingle this Valentine’s week, the Brisbane music scene is overflowing with top quality shows. So grab your significant other, mates or a Tinder date and plan a night out on the town with the help of this week’s Top 10 Gig Guide! THURSDAY, 15 FEBRUARY KB THEORY, HOPE DEFTEROS & TWINFOLDS @ BLOODHOUND BAR   What: KB Theory, Hope Defteros and Twinfolds When & Where: Thursday, 15 February at Bloodhound Bar from 8PM Genre: Pop, rock Cost: $5. More event info HERE. Brisbanites are in for a treat with pop-rock...

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Live Review: Francesca De Valence Brings Paris To Brisbane Single Launch

~~Wonderful words by Guest Writer Liam McGinniss ~~ Asking a musician what inspired their music can be incredibly gauche, so it helps when they come right out and tell you. So it is with Francesca de Valence, who lived for a month in Paris, drawing on the historical hub of art and culture to inspire a new batch of songs. These new songs, which formed the bulk of her headlining set at Junk Bar on 2 February, showcase her gift for weaving themes of love, loss, place and identity through beautiful instrumentation and a powerful voice. Francesca, traditionally a piano...

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Premiere: Pink Tea Is Wise Beyond Years On Debut EP

Add a dash of ambient acoustic guitar to a dose of distorted electric, sprinkle rich life learnings throughout, and you’ve got Pink Tea’s introspective self-titled debut EP, out 9 February. Pink Tea is the moniker of local singer-songwriter Tom Murphy, who, in his second decade of life, is imparting wisdom beyond his years that’s relevant to people from all walks of life. From tracks like lead single Smoko, which promotes healthy relationships, to the touching Tea Party (Nadine) which is a tribute to Tom’s late grandmother, Pink Tea is an indie-rock collection of tracks promoting positive self-progression. “Each song...

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