Growing up in a big city, you’re tied to a scene. In the backwoods, you tend to be much more experimental.
Thought you might be interested.
Shortly after I arrived in Brisbane, I sat at a table in the government building on George St with several high-up types from Arts QLD and Trade QLD and Tourism QLD. I’d been expressly invited to discuss a potential new venture from myself, and funded by the state government: a high-quality, bi-annual music and arts […]
I took this photo a few months ago, just before Ed and Chris did some shows together. I came back to it the other day after talking to a friend about Ed and photographers, which led me to listen to Ed’s songs again. I like this photo a lot. Musicians are meant to be interesting […]
Collapse Board thought it would be good if I made a (virtual) mix tape. We all love mix tapes, what better way to mesh what we already know and love with new discoveries and soon-to-be favourites! When I was finished with the first mix tape I made for Collapse Board, I realised there was only […]
Day five of this series, and this one is an absolute no-brainer. The Thin Kids played up support to Kate Nash last night in the totally fucking awesome East Brunswick Club in Melbourne, and my head is pounding through lack of sleep and excitement and the cold Victoria air this morning. Three rows of Kate […]
To celebrate the fact we became Australian last night, I’m going to be posting songs from 10 of my favourite Australian bands over the next week or so. Ridiculously small number, I know – but 10 is a number that has significance for us in this context, as it’s the number of years it’s taken […]