Author: Tia Auld

12 Songs SHVRDZ Plays On Repeat

SHVRDZ has been creating hard beats and unruly sounds since he was just 13-years-old after inspiration struck in the form of Skrillex. Now a producer in his own right, SHVRDZ has released seven remixes, five singles, a collaborative EP with fellow Brisbane beatmaker Allistere, and in April 2017 his debut EP Waiting. His most recent release is single One Life – a collaboration with fellow Brisbane artist Aerborn which sees the duo blend dreamlike fragility with classic techno beats. Produced by SHVRDZ, the track expertly mixes the styles of trap, dubstep, and future base to create the perfect soundscape. Throughout...

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13 Reasons To Attend ‘Cookies & Cream’ Series Finale

Satisfy your musical sweet tooth with the delectable sounds of the final Cookies & Cream show for 2017, with a line-up curated by the sweet as sugar ladies from Vincent & Jules. Throughout 2017, this dynamic duo, made up of Christina Langham and Amanda Terry, have brought some of Brisbane’s finest talent to light, and now they’re getting ready to go out with a bang! The final instalment of this top-notch event for 2017 will be taking place at The Zoo on Saturday, 21 October and it’s definitely one for the diary! Here’s 13 reasons why you should get out...

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Premiere: Kayso Grande Voice Millennial Mindset In Debut Single ‘When Will I Ever’

From their music to their lives, Kayso Grande just want to have fun. Combining catchy lyrics with a danceable groove, their debut single When Will I Ever is a banger they hope listeners will be able to “get their rocks off to.” Recorded by Steve Robin at The Barn in the Lockyer Valley, When Will I Ever was written by front man James Pryce-Davies after he experienced a panic attack in Melbourne following a three-day partying bender. “I had known for a while that life would need to take a new direction, so after a few weeks, I wrote...

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Tunes To Get You In Red Deer Festival Groove

Brisbane’s favourite BYO music event, Red Deer Festival, is kicking off this Saturday, 12 October, so we’ve compiled a playlist dedicated to some of the best songs on the bill. This year’s line-up offers everything from electro-pop to surf movie soundtracks, so be sure to give each track a listen! THE KITE STRING TANGLE – ARCADIA │ LISTEN HERE | Arcadia is one of The Kite String Tangle’s standout hits, full of catchy lyrics and instrumental. It documents the feelings after a breakup, and will have you singing along by the second chorus. Known for his delicate electro-pop style, it’s easy...

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Red Deer Festival Musical Guide To The Galaxy

Houston, we have lift off! Red Deer Festival is back for its seventh (and sadly, FINAL) year of bringing up-and-coming acts from around the country right to your backyard. This year’s theme is Space Oddity, and we’ve compiled a list linking the best of the best to a planet that matches their characteristics. MERCURY: ALEX & BEC CROOK Seen as the messenger Mercury governs communication, how you relate to others, and how others hear you. This brother/sister duo formed when Bec was handed a bass guitar to accompany her little brother on stage. Full of infectious melodies mixed with youthful pop...

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