Author: MIMM

Spotlight On: The Stray Selection

With strong female vocals and a rocking attitude, Brisbane alt-rock outfit The Stray Selection liken their sound to that of Evanescence, Paramore and Killing Heidi. Since coming together in late 2012, the band have been a part of some cool local projects. Earlier this year they took out second place at the Ipswich Battle of the Bands and recorded their songMr Hide for the final Indie 100 Project. “Mr Hide was written from an ugly experience with some industry ‘professionals.’ We love playing the track, it’s a big F YOU to all the nasty people out there,” said Kristen (guitarist)....

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Brisbane Artists We Predict Will Debut At BIGSOUND 2016

With BIGSOUND 2015 done and dusted, the speculation begins on what BIGSOUND 2016 will bring. Each year BIGSOUND gets bigger and better and BIGSOUND 2016 will be no exception. With all of the talent that is flowing out of the Australian music scene, we’ve put on our fortune teller hats to give you the first scoop on which Brisbane acts we believe will burst onto the BIGSOUND stages in 2016. Here are our top three predictions: RAWR VANITY Rocking the Brisbane music scene since 2009, Rawr Vanity are every major record company’s dream team. With catchy pop-rock tunes that would...

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Tunesday Review: Meredith’s Second Single Is Next Level

One year after her first single Jumpin Beds dropped, Brisbane indie-pop songstress Meredith has delivered her highly anticipated second single Levels. With twinkling chimes and enchanting vocals nestled on a bed of slow, mysterious beats, Levels draws the listener into a world of vulnerability as it explores the struggle of letting other people in. Receiving over 1,000 plays in the first few hours following its release, Levels is sure to enjoy the same success as its predecessor Jumpin Beds. The track is also a delightful preview of what is to come on Meredith’s debut EP which is due out...

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Spotlight On: Ellie Jane And The Forces Of Destiny

Music has always been a part of life for alternative folk-rocker Ellie Jane. Growing up in regional NSW, as a child she would travel for over an hour to attend music lessons. Now as a qualified primary school teacher she shares her love of music with the next generation by day, and plays gigs with her band Ellie Jane and the Forces of Destiny by night. Moving to Brisbane to pursue music, Ellie originally started out as a solo artist, releasing her debut EP Songs From An Electric Heart earlier this year. The EP is an eclectic collection of...

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Brisbane Artists You Should See At BIGSOUND (Part II)

In less than a week BIGSOUND will be upon us. Over the nights of 9 – 10 September, Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley will be bursting with the sweet sounds of 150 of the best up-and-coming music acts from Australia and abroad. The Brisbane music scene is set to shine, with over 30 local artists taking to BIGSOUND stages next week. Here’s five Brisbane acts we think you’d be silly to miss at BIGSOUND 2015. AVABEREE Avaberée have won a legion of fans with their beautiful infusion of harmonies and heartfelt lyrics. With their EP In Your Arms I Found My...

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