Writing by Molly Mckew // We are loving Brisbane’s shiny new neo-soul band Pink Matter, whose smooth sounds and super-cool instrumentation have landed them gigs with the Internet and at the Laneway Festival. We wanted to learn more about them, so unearthed their childhood by asking them to reveal their childhood musical heroes.Read More
Writing by Molly McKew // The annual BIGSOUND conference in Brisbane is a gathering of musicians, producers, media and music lovers over four days and four nights, featuring gigs, panels and networking opps. We thought this would be a great opportunity to pick the brains of some incredible BIGSOUND acts about the hard stuff – what is it like being an LGBTQIA+, non-binary, or female singer, instrumentalist or producer in the music biz, and what needs to change? Music editor Molly McKew had a great chat about this, and more, with vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/producer Beatrice, Paige Court (aka MANE), the gorgeous Northern Territory based Stevie Jean, the amazing Ruby Gilbert and “Newcastle’s favourite boyband”, Rachel Maria Cox.
Writing by Rose Sejean // She first burst onto the Aussie music scene in 2000 as the dreadlocked, pierced lead vocalist of Killing Heidi. Now the brilliant and uber-cool Ella Hooper is set to rip up the stage at BIGSOUND Festival. The award winning songwriter chats to Rose Sejean about her new single, ‘To The Bone’, career lessons and some great advice for new musicians.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // Canberra punks, GLITORIS pack some serious political punch with their brand new single,‘Spit Hood’! Having recently supported the legendary Regurgitator on tour, the four-piece are homebound and set to rock The Basement at their single launch TONIGHT… they also found some time to share their all-time favourite records with Ramona!Read More
Writing by Molly McKew // Originally from Brisbane, singer-songwriter Maja has just released her new single ‘Woman I’ve Become’, a soulful and stirring tune about self- discovery and being unashamedly you. Music editor Molly McKew caught up with Maja to learn all about her move to Melbourne, performance poetry, and writing your feelings.Read More
Interview by Molly McKew // Ahead of the release of her debut EP Attrition, we chat to talented vocalist ARIG about the story behind her groovin’ new single ‘Mama Said’, the creative process, and her solid advice for young musicians – “be misunderstood.”Read More
Interview by Rose Sejean // Mallrat is the 19 year-old pop/hip hop artist from Brisbane, Australia shaking things up, down under and abroad. She chats with us about her recent SXSW appearance, live shows and her wicked single, UFO (ft. ALLDAY). Get ready to be obsessed…Read More
Writing by Molly McKew // In advance of the release of a new documentary about Australian rock-n-roll legends the Go-Betweens, Molly McKew chats to drummer Lindy Morrison about drumming in the seventies, punk and politics, and which female muso we should be listening to.Read More