Author: MIMM

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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Premiere: Regular Band Celebrate Visionaries In New Single ‘Golden Sage’

I know that it’s not easy being different. But what’s worse is thinking that we’re all the same. – Golden Sage Like an ancient spell, Regular Band’s latest single Golden Sage will get into your bones with its catchy chorus and infiltrate your mind with its call to dissent – a call that dares us all to be different. Inspired by a movie concept lead singer and guitarist Chris Wenner devised, Golden Sage gives a human face to visionaries and the struggles they face in a world full of naysayers resistant to change. “The song tells the story of...

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Australian Folk Love Monique Clare Heads Abroad

Monique Clare has only been flying solo in the folk scene for a few months, but she’s already won hearts taking out Folk Alliance Australia’s (FAA) Youth Award for 2017. Now she’s in the USA to record her debut EP. Drawn to music from a young age, Monique began her musical journey at school, participating in everything from choir to big band. At the end of high school, she made her foray into folk, forming folk duo Rhiannon and Monique. After five years honing her craft she’s re-emerged as a soloist. “Being a solo artist allows me to perform...

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