Posts tagged Brisbane
From the panels to the stages, boss ladies bring their A-game as BIGSOUND delivers lady powers in spades.

BIGSOUND is one of Australia's most prominent music industry events  and this year's conference and showcase was held in Brisbane last week. Music writer Sosefina Fuamoli was on the ground and says that BIGSOUND was a moment where more sectors of the Australian industry have begun either waking up to the fact that Australian women in music are finally experiencing more agency and prominence, or perhaps, they’re becoming more comfortable in embracing it. Check out her highlights from the panels to the stages here. 

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Brisbane quartet FOREVR transcend genre, so released two full length albums to showcase their distinct sound. Our fascinating conversation with lead singer Sam George-Allen here.

How do you release your first full length album into the world? If you’re Brisbane four piece FOREVR, you release two at once of course. Laura Kebby profiles this unique experimental electronica outfit, and has a wonderful conversation with lead singer Sam George-Allen.

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Kate Miller-Heidke on her stunning new album recorded with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra: "I'm really proud of it. It represents the pinnacle of what I ever thought I could achieve with my music."

In this conversation with Music Love's Julie Kerr, Kate Miller-Heidke says the times when her musical pathway has been a bit bumpy, have motivated her to keep creating and making new works. And that's why we love and admire her discipline and talent - who, by the way, has a heck of a lot more to offer. 

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UPDATED: Amy and Emma Sheppard: the sisters at the centre of a remarkable Australian musical success story. AND! whose band has just been announced to support Justin Bieber

Sheppard have just been secured as a support act for international super star Justin Bieber when he is out for his Purpose Tour. Sheppard, the happy, hooky family band from Brisbane (three of the band's six members are siblings) have been playing together for the better part of seven years thanks to a series of lucky breaks that have seen the group go from strength to strength. 

Sheppard have seen good fortune every step of the way but it is their dedication and determination that means Amy, Emma, brother George along with friends and fellow band members Michael, Jason and Dean will probably be around defying odds as independent pop sensation Sheppard, for a very long time. Amy and Emma took some time to talk to Music Love about their success to date, life in PNG, and what it's like to crack America. 

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