Q & A with Mufassa

A name that has become increasingly common along our sunny strip would be that of the much-dreadlocked roots/reggae man, Mufassa. Having only just recently completed a massive tour in collaboration with fellow Sunshine Coast musician, Pete Allan, Mufassa (aka Dale Mallett) is gearing up for yet another long run of dates, this time in support of the debut single from the man and his band.

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Q & A with Clowns

‘Freezing In The Sun’ is a taste of what is yet to come from Clowns. The new single sees bright and jangly guitars juxtaposed with politicised lyrics of discontent. The lyrics demanding ‘tell me what the fuck I am supposed to do, when I know my taxes are paying for kids to be held in Nauru’, coupled with the dreamy and mesmerising chorus sung by bassist Hanny J.

In celebration of this single, Clowns are touring Australia, including a stop-over at Solbar on September 29th.

We sent through a few q’s to vocalist, Stevie…

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Q &A with The Superjesus

Twenty years on from their platinum selling album Sumo hitting number two on the ARIA Chart (and with a few ARIA Awards in the trophy cabinet), The Superjesus are back with an anniversary edition of their celebrated 1998 debut, set for release on August 17.   And to celebrate, supported by Triple M and New World Artists, The Superjesus will be hitting the road with an epic stack of gig dates in the second half of 2018 – fans had better get ready to get Down Again to the sounds of Adelaide’s finest ‘90s alternative rock band!

We caught up with bassist, Ruddy for a few q's...

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Q & A with Muules

Sunshine Coast alt-rock trio, Muules are set to release their debut EP, ‘In The Lines Between’, available on all digital platforms from August 10th.

Following up on their frenetic first single, ‘Butch Teeth’ (which also features on the EP), ‘In The Lines Between’ showcases three different gears from Muules, including second single, ‘It Just Happens’ - a song that delves into the complexities and odd-timings of relationships that are destined to happen.

The ever-elusive and mysterious Phil spent some time hurling questions at the trio...

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Q & A with Hemingway

Brisbane's self proclaimed Cosmic Ambassadors Hemingway are inviting you to climb aboard a sonic cosmic adventure rocket ship to the Mystic Kingdom. 

The band release their long awaited EP Mystic Kingdom today after extensively touring Mystic Kingdom Pt 1 and Me & You in 2017.  The 6 track EP includes Mystic Kingdom Pt 2, a  finale to Mystic Kingdom Pt 1 that left fellow cosmic travellers on the precipice of a metaphorical ledge for almost 9 months.  

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Q & A with Frenchy from Cheap Fakes

Redefining an already well established and well respected sound is a risky thing to do.  Cheap Fakes have done it with nothing but absolute authenticity and sophistication.  
It's always good to catch up to these guys before they head our way (July 28th, Solbar, with Hemingway)... and this time around, we caught up with guitarist/producer Scott 'Frenchy' French.

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Q & A with RACKETT

Sydney psych/pop/punk outfit, RACKETT have been blowing minds all over the countryside with their out-there live performances and incredible fashion sense. They're currently touring their latest single, 'Space Cadet', and are heading our way soon enough, to play Solbar on July 7th.

We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Bec Callander to get the low-down on all things RACKETT...

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Q & A with High Tropics

High Tropics have had a stellar 12 months so far, and they're only on the up and up.  A slew of killer singles, plenty of JJJ, Spotify and Music Blog attention, and a busy gigging roster, has seen the band show no signs of slowing down.  But... we're finally getting them back here on the Coast for a home show at Solbar on June 29.

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Q & A with Jack Carty

Award-winning singer-songwriter Jack Carty and former Papa vs. Pretty bassist Gus Gardiner have been inseparable since meeting in a university elevator in 2009. It's a friendship and creative collaboration that's seen them through shoestring tours, share-houses, breakups and bridal parties. Gardiner has also held bass and 'cello credits on three of Carty's four studio albums.

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