FEATURE: Behind the scenes at the filming of Louise Terra’s new video, J.B – a track all about the power of friendship

Writing by Molly Mckew // Louise Terra has just released her new video, J.B, and gave us first dibs on these gorgeous behind the scenes photos. Terra took herself and some close friends away to some bushland near Mount Alexander to make a bewitching video for her rich, gorgeous pop-electronica track all about her close friend Jeannie. To tie in with International Women’s day, we asked her some questions about music and the power of female friendship.

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FEATURE: We chat to the glorious women of Victoria’s Meadow festival

Writing by Molly McKew // Victoria’s Meadow festival takes place in the beautiful Otways mountain range in Victoria’s west, and we jumped at the chance to interview artists Elizabeth, Dyson Stringer Cloher, Sweet Whirl, and Elle Shimada about the festival, the live music scene here in Australia, and their delicious musical offerings.

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MAYAH – Debut Single ‘PRAY’ & Official Video

Interview by Rose Sejean // As we head into the final days of Ausmusic Monthfour sweet weeks of band tees, nostalgic nods to Aussie music greats and, perhaps most crucially, getting amongst our emerging local talent – we thought we’d sit down with one of the freshest new kids on the block, MAYAH to talk debut single ‘Pray’, making music in 2019 and how the dissonance between online vs reality is still disturbingly present.

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FEATURE: Ruby Jones premieres her new single, ‘Make it Out’, & creates a special Halloween themed playlist

Writing by Molly Mckew // Ramona’s very own Ruby Jones, curator of our excellent monthly playlists, has just released her new single right in time for halloween, and we were lucky enough to chat to her about her creative process, songwriting, and “witchy coveny feminist music”. Ruby has also curated a Halloween playlist especially for Ramona mag, featuring of course, her brand new single. Scroll down for interview!

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Artist and musician PARKER reveals the inspirations behind her expansive creative mind

Writing by Molly McKew // PARKER is a visual artist and musician, and has just released her new single ‘Can’t keep waiting’ along with a cinematic and award winning video clip. The meditative, ambient track has been released at the same time as PARKER’s artist residency and exhibition ‘You, me and that other thing.’ We were lucky enough to get into the record collection of the incredible multidisciplinary artist.

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Sydney band Georgia June nominate their all-time favourite albums

Writing by Molly Mckew // Sydney-based band Georgia June have just released their single ‘Try Again’, and are about to embark on a nation-wide tour to bring their energetic shows to the rest of Australia. Ramona is loving Georgia June’s soulful vocals and upbeat sound and is excited about their future! To get to know the members, we asked each to nominate their all-time favourite album.

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Montaigne’s political tracks for when you’re feeling the fury

Writing by Molly Mckew //  Montaigne’s hook-drenched pop has won over Australian hearts since she released her debut album Glorious Heights, which won her an ARIA award for best breakthrough artist. Her sophomore album COMPLEX is out on August 30, and we are already pumping her debut single, READY. Montaigne is proudly political, and we were excited to chat to her about her favourite feminist-fury charged tracks.

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Ainslie Wills – ‘Sometimes we’re up sometimes we’re down…a collection of albums for the undulating feels that life brings us.’

Writing by Molly Mckew // We are fairly obsessed with Ainslie Wills’ single ‘Fear of Missing Out’, and can’t wait for her sophomore album ‘All You Have is All You Need’ to be released this week. Ramona mag were lucky enough to get inside Ainslie’s record collection to discover Wills’ top five ‘albums for the undulating feels that life brings us.’

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