Month: March 2018

Premiere: The Double Happiness Tune Brisbane In Debut ‘City’ EP

If Shakespeare was a musician living in modern-day Brisbane, his wordsmith skills would be no match for The Double Happiness, who have a penned a post-punk love letter to their sunshine-soaked hometown on debut EP, City, out 16 March. Comprising of two couples on the longest double date ever, The Double Happiness have created a record that is washed in a tsunami of reverb, urgent drums and hauntingly sweet vocal harmonies. An ode to Brisbane and their collective experiences growing up here, bassist Meg Welchman says the record’s reverb-laden guitar harmonies hark back to a time when Brisbane bands sought...

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Premiere: Lee EmCee Questions Everything On ‘Society Trap’ EP

Laying down beats with powerful, thought-provoking messages, Brisbane hip hop rebel, Lee EmCee, implores us to dig deeper, question and not believe everything we see on TV on his Society Trap EP. Keen to awaken listeners to the trappings of our society, Jeames Williams (aka Lee EmCee) explores in song, the notion that corporations, elitists and Governments are using their power to manipulate and brainwash populations into believing certain things and acting in certain ways. “I’ve always been interested in so called conspiracy theories, and in 2012 I had my own awakening and could see exactly what was going...

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Six Fierce QLD Women At The Forefront Of Music Media

Here at MIMM HQ, we often hear the comment that there aren’t enough women in music, particularly in music media. As a team made up predominantly of women ourselves (6 out 7 MIMM team are women!!!), we’ve decided to celebrate International Women’s Day (Thursday, 8 March) by shining a light on our amazingly talented female peers at the helm of their own music media empires right here in Queensland. Each of these inspiring women work tirelessly behind-the-scenes to bolster our local and national music scenes, and support musicians at all levels of their careers. Talented. Passionate. Empowering. Queensland, meet...

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Premiere: Ladi Abundance Reaches Out On Evocative ‘I Can’t Get In’ Music Video

An evocative, open musical letter, Ladi Abundance’s I Can’t Get In is a slow burning beauty that speaks straight to the soul of anyone who’s ever been left on the outer. Unpacking the despair of not being able to reach someone you thought you were close to, I Can’t Get In deals with the bigger issue of mental health in today’s society, and the tendency people have to shut down and shut others out when they are in pain. Filmed by the crew at BLAC Media Productions, the accompanying music video shows the multi-faceted impact mental health issues can...

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This Week (5-11 March): Top 10 Brissie Gigs For $10

Tempted to stay in this weekend and Netflix binge? We’ve got ten reasons to get you off the couch and out and about, with the best live entertainment happening in Brisbane (for the same price as the cheapest Netflix subscription). THURSDAY, 8 MARCH RUBEE ‘NEVER REALLY WAS LOVE’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ BLOODHOUND BAR   What: RUBEE ‘Never Really Was Love’ Single Launch When & Where: Thursday, 8 March @ Bloodhound Bar from 8PM Genre: Electronic, folk Cost: $10. More event info HERE. With a sophisticated combination of folk vibes, trappy hats, synths and powerful operatic vocal loops, RUBEE’s captivating...

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