FeelsClub to release new EP this week

FeelsClub

KAYLA SYLVESTER Brisbane four-piece band FeelsClub are releasing their second EP, A Wave Inevitable, tomorrow.   The band’s self-proclaimed “trash pop” style has been making waves in the Australian music scene, with each release from … [Read more...]

Brisbane artist announces new single release

Nathan MT

GARRY LONG Brisbane music artist Nathan MT has announced his upcoming single, “Snatch”, will be released by the end of the year.   Nathan Melvin-Tong, or Nathan MT as he is known professionally, creates songs in a fusion of indie, pop … [Read more...]

Music label 4000 Records turns one

The Holy Rollercoasters

LILY HIRST Brisbane music label 4000 Records is celebrating its first birthday with the announcement of three live music shows over the next three months in local venues.   The label, which is run by Brisbane local John Russell, manages … [Read more...]

Brisbane band takes gigs to the street

Benjamin Von Einam and Andy Johnston

GARRY LONG Brisbane based BenJamBand is taking it to the street, performing free live gigs on the back of a trailer in various locations around the city.   Unable to play at traditional venues thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, the band … [Read more...]

Hospital piano project brings people together

Cardiac scientist Braden Dinham

KIARA BLINCO The Gold Coast University Hospital has introduced a baby grand piano into their main foyer in an effort to bring people together through music.   The piano was brought to the hospital in March as part of The Creative Health … [Read more...]

Social distancing allows music to go on

Instrumental music

JEAUN LEWIS The implementation of COVID-safe practices has had a significant impact on the way instrumental music programs are run, particularly in schools.   School and youth-based instrumental music programs, such as those run by … [Read more...]

Crowbar closure leaves gap in music scene

We Set Sail at Crowbar Brisbane

GARRY LONG Crowbar Brisbane's decision to close its Fortitude Valley venue for the foreseeable future has left both bands and fans of the live music venue mourning its loss.   In a statement on their official website, Crowbar’s owners … [Read more...]

Venue creates global showcase for local bands

Hussy Hicks

CRYSTAL FOX Gold Coast live music venue Mo’s Desert Clubhouse has created a six-episode online forum for local bands to showcase their talent on a global scale, and folk duo Hussy Hicks are next on the bill. The online forum, which is … [Read more...]

Tara Tiba shares her song

Tara Tiba - photo by Rhett Kleine by Athena Zelandonii It’s hard to believe that Tara Tiba is banned from singing in public, in her home country of Iran. Despite laws banning women from recording or performing with their voices, Tara honed … [Read more...]

Gold Coast band wins regional finals

Gold Coast band LEMAIRE

JADE MCGARRY Gold Coast band, LEMAIRE won the Gold Coast division of the Airlie Beach Festival of Music competition, “Passport to Airlie”, on the weekend, taking out top spot in the Gold Coast region.   Passport to Airlie is set up as a … [Read more...]