Month: April 2018

Premiere: Hallie Tait’s Cathartic Debut Single ‘Banana & Honey’

Turning an unpleasant break up into a delicious musical motif, Hallie Tait’s debut single Banana & Honey is a cathartic alt-folk morsel that will both tickle your funny bone and soothe your soul. After moving halfway across the world hoping to heal her heartache, only to still be left feeling bitter when her ex moved on, Hallie turned to music, penning Banana & Honey to release her emotions. “Banana & Honey was my venting session. It’s brutally honest,” said the Brisbane songstress. “Usually, I am constantly thinking about how I can make a song better or what lyrics I...

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Spotlight On: Marville

Initially the solo project of vocalist and guitarist Ash Kerley who wrote under a band name to secure live bookings, Marville has since become a legit band, impressing audiences with their gritty and humour-tinged, rock n roll flair. Joined by Doug Palmer on drums, the Brisbane duo create a sound bigger than the sum of their parts that ranges from evocative introspection to fierce outward observations. Writing to the beat of their own drum is what makes Marville’s music unabashedly human. “I have always made music to please myself. If other people like it, then that’s a bonus,” said...

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Premiere: KB Theory’s ‘Journey’ Is A Musical Proverb For Modern Times

Like an ancient proverb reimagined for modern times, KB Theory’s second single, Journey, is a heartening reminder that life is a journey, not a destination, so buckle up and enjoy the ride. The second offering from the Brisbane quartet’s forthcoming debut EP, Journey builds on the pop foundations of their anthemic first single Lights Of Tokyo, adding rock elements to create a laidback yet driven soundscape that emphasises the song’s lyrical message. “The song’s message is that life’s not just about success, it’s about what we learn from the journey along the way,” said vocalist and rhythm guitarist, Dylan...

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Premiere: Therapist Make Their Mark With Self-Titled Debut EP

After a year of enthralling crowds at local shows with their pop infused, progressive-rock sound, Brisbane’s Therapist are committing their best tracks to tape with the release of their self-titled, debut EP, out 14 April. Featuring fan favourites Places and Useless and two 8-minute long progressive pieces, Therapist is a 25-minute melting pot of musical influences encompassing everything from Tool and Karnivool, to Bruce Springsteen and Kimbra. “This record for us is about not being afraid to try something different. We all come from diverse musical backgrounds and wanted to include anything and everything in our music where we believe it suited,” said...

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QMusic’s ‘Industry Connect’ Helps QLD Artists Level Up

Free education has the power to change the world, and QMusic’s Industry Connect program is doing just that, giving Queensland creatives the keys (for FREE) to build a sustainable career in the music industry. Industry Connect is a six-part workshop program running throughout April – July, covering everything industry practitioners need to know about creating, managing, marketing and releasing music. With some of the best minds in the biz facilitating the workshops, including personnel from BIGSOUND, APRA AMCOS and Mushroom Music to name a few, Industry Connect is a living, breathing, encyclopedia of first-hand knowledge from which artists of any age and skill level...

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