Author: MIMM

Red Deer Festival Prepares For Lift Off

An infamous sleepover featuring a smorgasbord of Australia’s hottest emerging acts, Red Deer Music and Arts Festival is ready to unleash a whirlwind of entertainment into the galaxy on 14 October 2017! Described as a “21st party on steroids” by a jovial police officer, Red Deer offers a premier festival experience in a chilled-out environment, without the exuberant price tag. Having featured headliners such as The Grates and Art vs. Science in previous years, festival-goers are waiting in anticipation to see who will be playing this year, when the first lineup drops on Tuesday, 30 May. Festival Organiser Bas Pelly says this...

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Premiere: Get Happy With Mickey’s ‘Clever Clones’ Music Video

A pink cloud, jellybean raindrops and a lion onesie make for a colourful introduction to Mickey in his debut music video Clever Clones. Directed by Guy Cooper (who also produced the song), Clever Clones uses flamboyant imagery to reiterate the song’s main message that we are all unique individuals who share inherent similarities. With the pink cloud symbolising humanity’s shared traits, such as love and hate, Mickey says the raindrops represent every member of society and the variations they embody. “Visually, I wanted to show we all come from the same place, but still end up as our own individual raindrop,” he...

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Isabel: Moments Of Metamorphosis

From relatively unknown DIY artist, to a favourite on national and international airwaves, local neo-soul darling Isabel has undergone a period of metamorphosis these past twelve months. Starting out with just her keyboard, soulful vocals and heartfelt tunes, Isabel made a few DIY-releases before teeing up with local producer Steve Thornely to create her 2016 breakout hit Fences. With over 3 million plays on Spotify, airplay on Triple J and a top charting position on Hype Machine, Fences catapulted Isabel’s career, earning her a legion of fans along the way. Last year, whilst in Berlin, she released her second...

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Spotlight On: Rebel Yell

Move over Sophia Amoruso, there’s a new #girlboss on the throne and her name is Rebel Yell. Playing industrial electronica with a dash of sass, Rebel Yell (aka Grace Stevenson) has established herself as a key player in the Australian music scene. She’s had spots at BIGSOUND and Volumes Festival, all in the first year of her solo career. Growing up on the dance routines of acts like The Spice Girls and Vengaboys, Grace is now behind the decks making body moving beats. Last year she released her debut EP Mother Of Millions. ‘I’d been playing in a band and experimenting...

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Exclusive: Behind-The-Scenes Of Port Royal’s ‘Get Heavy’ Music Video

Brisbane quartet Port Royal’s latest single Get Heavy got bodies shimmying, but it’s the song’s accompanying tongue-in-cheek music video that really turned heads. With a puppet named Treath filling in for front man Lawson Doyle, the clip shows how Port Royal were ‘little people’ in a big scene when they first started performing. Beginning with a garage jam, Lawson’s puppet twin leads the band through a journey that ends with them playing a sold-out show to an adoring crowd. Now the band is taking fans behind-the-scenes with photos and a video detailing how they worked with Director Julian D’arcy to create this unique and...

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