Author: MIMM

Vincent & Jules Celebrate Second Birthday With Favourite Memories

Did someone say party? For the past two years, Brissie promotions gurus (and MIMM partners in crime) Vincent & Jules, have been kicking arse hosting delectable shows all over this fine city. From benefit gigs, EP launches and deliciously named monthly shows (Cookies and Cream, Buttermilk), this duo, made up of Christina Langham and Amanda Terry, have become the go-to promoters for local acts. As they prepare to ring in their second birthday this weekend with an EPIC blowout at The Zoo (Saturday, 22 July – be there), these fine ladies took a moment to reflect on and recount their favourite moments from the...

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Premiere: ROO Unravel Dark Realities On New EP ‘Bansidhe’

Under the cloak of mythological themes and scary characters, ROO’s third EP Bansidhe unravels dark realities. Trading in their signature blues-rock sound in favour of sparse electronic stylings and emotive, powerhouse vocals, Bansidhe explores themes of stalking, obsession and confusion, bravely charting lead singer Roo’s experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. “I was dealing with PTSD when I wrote most of the tracks on Bansidhe. It was hard to go outside and I spent a lot of time alone. Music was my way of making sense of what was happening,” said Roo. “I sat down with my computer and...

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Premiere: The New Buzz Team Up With Karl S Williams On New Single ‘Valley Of Silence’

Heart break and elation; brooding yet hopeful. The New Buzz’s newest slow jam Valley Of Silence brings back old school soul vibes that will simultaneously delight and move you. Featuring the emotive vocals of country crooner Karl S Williams, Valley Of Silence is a straight-up fuzzy soul ballad that conveys a weary tale. Inspired by The Stanley Brothers and the hymn The Lord’s My Shepherd, Karl had most of the lyrics used in the song already written, lying dormant in a dusty old notebook. Matching those verses with the additional lines “I’m going down, to the valley of silence” for the chorus, completed this lyrically thoughtful and musically moving...

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Music Is My Muse and Vincent & Jules Cure Splendour #FOMO With Joint 2ND Birthday Bonanza

Missed tickets to Splendour In The Grass 2017, and living with a serious case of Splendour #FOMO? Then you’re in luck, because this year we’re bringing the SITG party vibes to Brisbane on SITG weekend (sans mud and excessive urine)… In honour of our second birthday, we’re teaming up with our promotions pals Vincent & Jules to co-captain a raging, live-music-fuelled night of festivities on 22 July at The Zoo. Kick starting the shenanigans with tunes smoother than Jack Sparrow swindling a bottle of rum, is Brisbane’s newest rock outfit Rude Rum. Down a glass or two while listening...

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Premiere: The Duke Arrives In Style With Debut Single ‘Summer Rain’

Brisbane’s own Duke of music, The Duke, is today making his foray into public life with his debut single Summer Rain. With lyrics like I f***ed the devil in a black dress, this musical coronation has certainly got tongues wagging. A psychedelic murder ballad filled with crooning vocals, jangly guitars and eerie vibes, Summer Rain tells the tale of a man and his woes, while giving nod to musical genres of the past. “Summer Rain was inspired country murder ballads from the 1940s and 50s that artists like Johnny Cash would sing. I wanted to use that same recipe...

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