INTERVIEW: JAY SOM

INTERVIEW: JAY SOM

Melina Duterte, AKA Jay Som, released her sophomore album Anak Ko in August of 2019 and is currently on a world tour for the release. Ahead of her show this weekend, we spoke to Melina about the stars, memes and the making of Anak Ko.

INTERVIEW: CARLA GENEVE

INTERVIEW: CARLA GENEVE

"There is a very personal level of introspection and conversational lyricism in this EP, and it feels like Carla has written the mundane into the magnificent."

INTERVIEW: INTERPOL

INTERVIEW: INTERPOL

After releasing their 7th studio album Marauder in 2018, the band returned to Australia to tour with Falls Festival as well as play two theatre side shows at the Sydney Opera House and the Palais Theatre in Melbourne. We had a chat with guitarist/writer Daniel prior to their tour.

INTERVIEW: PHOEBE BRIDGERS

INTERVIEW: PHOEBE BRIDGERS

You haven’t experienced true honest and relatable lyricism until you’ve listened to Phoebe Bridgers. We met up with her prior to her Brisbane show for an interview and to take some photos.

INTERVIEW: THE VACCINES

INTERVIEW: THE VACCINES

Lead guitarist of The Vaccines, Freddie Cowan tells of how proud he is of their latest feat, more difficult times surrounding Coming of Age & English Graffiti and how there is now harmony following the addition of two new members.

INTERVIEW: LUCY DACUS

INTERVIEW: LUCY DACUS

The satisfaction of a slow burn is what first drew me closer to the songs of Lucy Dacus. Ahead of her first Australian tour, we spoke with Lucy about tarot cards, middle school cliques and her recent collaboration with Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers.

INTERVIEW: BEIRUT

INTERVIEW: BEIRUT

Indie big-band icons Beirut are coming out with their first record since 2015’s No No No, their sixth full length effort so far. To learn a little more about the creative process and state of affairs with Zach, we checked in ahead of the release.

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

2018 saw the 3rd instalment of our annual Against the Grain Festival with the biggest lineup yet. Held across The Foundry, The Brightside & The Valley Drive In, Against the Grain's bill included some of the best bands in Australia. Check out the gallery from the night featuring City Calm Down, Good Boy, Totally Mild, Maddy Jane, Moaning Lisa and so many more!

INTERVIEW: SNAIL MAIL

INTERVIEW: SNAIL MAIL

We were privileged to have a chat to one of the most exciting new acts in the world right now in Snail Mail.

GRAIN, FODDER PLAYLIST, JULIA JACKLIN
PREMIERE: C O L T S

PREMIERE: C O L T S

Returning for their third single is the ever-expanding eclectic conglomerate that is C O L T S.

INTERVIEW: CRYWANK

INTERVIEW: CRYWANK

Crywank bundle together modern feelings of anxiety and isolation, tying it with a bow of anti-folk. We recently caught up with the duo for a chat.

GALLERY: THE 1975

GALLERY: THE 1975

Check out our full gallery from The 1975's recent show at Brisbane's Riverstage.

INTERVIEW: CARLA GENEVE

INTERVIEW: CARLA GENEVE

"There is a very personal level of introspection and conversational lyricism in this EP, and it feels like Carla has written the mundane into the magnificent."

GALLERY: TROYE SIVAN

GALLERY: TROYE SIVAN

See what went down at Troye Sivan's Brisbane show last week!

REVIEW: FORTITUDE HALL OPENING

REVIEW: FORTITUDE HALL OPENING

Read up on what went down at the historical opening of Brisbane's new Fortitude Music Hall and see our gallery!

GALLERY: THE OUTPOST OPENING

GALLERY: THE OUTPOST OPENING

We put on a party for the opening of Brisbane's newest venue, The Outpost feat. Sweater Curse, RAT!Hammock, Felivand and Sycco!

PREMIERE: START TOGETHER

PREMIERE: START TOGETHER

Brisbane four-piece Start Together are about to release yet another unique and intriguing single, ‘Az Nem Varhat.’ This band has released some of the most interesting, fuzzy, glittery music that is an incredibly satisfying mix of shoe-gaze and DIY punk.

PREMIERE: GREAT SAGE

PREMIERE: GREAT SAGE

Are you ready to be taken through time and space and in to a pink, sparkling interdimensional world. We are excited to bring you Great Sage with their latest release and music video, “Something Unknown.”

GALLERY: TROPICAL FUCK STORM

GALLERY: TROPICAL FUCK STORM

See what happened at Tropical Fuck Storm's recent Brisbane show!

GALLERY: CONNAN MOCKASIN

GALLERY: CONNAN MOCKASIN

Check out our gallery from Connan Mockasin's performance at The Tivoli!

INTERVIEW: LUCY DACUS

INTERVIEW: LUCY DACUS

The satisfaction of a slow burn is what first drew me closer to the songs of Lucy Dacus. Ahead of her first Australian tour, we spoke with Lucy about tarot cards, middle school cliques and her recent collaboration with Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers.

INTERVIEW: PHOEBE BRIDGERS

INTERVIEW: PHOEBE BRIDGERS

You haven’t experienced true honest and relatable lyricism until you’ve listened to Phoebe Bridgers. We met up with her prior to her Brisbane show for an interview and to take some photos.

GALLERY: JULIA JACKLIN

GALLERY: JULIA JACKLIN

Julia Jacklin recently played a sold out Triffid to celebrate the release of her latest record, 'Crushing'.

GALLERY: BEACH HOUSE

GALLERY: BEACH HOUSE

See our gallery from the incredible Beach House performance at The Tivoli last month with support from Hatchie.

PREMIERE: BAD SEXT

PREMIERE: BAD SEXT

Introducing Bad Sext – the most entertaining, most productive and most relatable band kicking around Brisbane.

GALLERY: FARMER & THE OWL

GALLERY: FARMER & THE OWL

Check out our full gallery from Wollongong's Farmer & The Owl Festival featuring Snail Mail, Deafheaven, The Garden & more!

REVIEW: FLORENCE & THE MACHINE

REVIEW: FLORENCE & THE MACHINE

Read up on what went down at Florence & The Machine's recent show at Brisbane's Riverstage and check out our gallery!

PREMIERE: CHAKRA EFENDI

PREMIERE: CHAKRA EFENDI

After a stretch of time off towards the end of 2018, young Brisbane sweetheart Chakra Efendi is back with a fresh music video for his latest single, 'Mia'.

INTERVIEW: FOXING

INTERVIEW: FOXING

We had a chat to vocalist Connor Murphy from Missouri emo-powerhouse band Foxing ahead of their first ever Australian tour.

REVIEW/GALLERY: CREPES

REVIEW/GALLERY: CREPES

"Crepes’ stage presence was a perfect match to their music - a little bit awkward (in a charming way), relaxed, comfortable and casual. They’re the kind of band that you get chatting to at a gig and end up being good friends with almost by accident."

PREMIERE: C O L T S

PREMIERE: C O L T S

Introducing C O L T S and their debut offering 'January' which is the first chapter in their 12 part ‘Calendar Collective’ series.

INTERVIEW: BEIRUT

INTERVIEW: BEIRUT

Indie big-band icons Beirut are coming out with their first record since 2015’s No No No, their sixth full length effort so far. To learn a little more about the creative process and state of affairs with Zach, we checked in ahead of the release.

INTERVIEW: THE VACCINES

INTERVIEW: THE VACCINES

Lead guitarist of The Vaccines, Freddie Cowan tells of how proud he is of their latest feat, more difficult times surrounding Coming of Age & English Graffiti and how there is now harmony following the addition of two new members.

INTERVIEW: INTERPOL

INTERVIEW: INTERPOL

After releasing their 7th studio album Marauder in 2018, the band returned to Australia to tour with Falls Festival as well as play two theatre side shows at the Sydney Opera House and the Palais Theatre in Melbourne. We had a chat with guitarist/writer Daniel prior to their tour.

GALLERY: FALLS FESTIVAL

GALLERY: FALLS FESTIVAL

Check out our gallery from some of the stand out acts at Lorne's Falls Festival, 2018/19 shot on film by Rei Bingham. Featuring photos of Interpol, Anderson Paak, Toto, Soccer Mommy, Hatchie, Eves Karydas & Moaning Lisa!

REVIEW: INTERPOL

REVIEW: INTERPOL

"After so many years as a band, Interpol have really nailed their live show and this one was truly a prime showcase of their vast discography and maturity as musicians."

PREMIERE: MILOW PYE

PREMIERE: MILOW PYE

We are here to bring you Brisbane based Milow Pye's latest release Favourite Flower and honestly if songs were flowers… this would have to be my favourite.

GALLERY/REVIEW: PARCELS

GALLERY/REVIEW: PARCELS

"Everything about them is so smooth. No instrument oversteps another. It is only played when necessary and only just the right amount. With no dominate lead, every member and instrument has its own time to shine."

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

2018 saw the 3rd instalment of our annual Against the Grain Festival with the biggest lineup yet. Held across The Foundry, The Brightside & The Valley Drive In, Against the Grain's bill included some of the best bands in Australia. Check out the gallery from the night featuring City Calm Down, Good Boy, Totally Mild, Maddy Jane, Moaning Lisa and so many more!

PREMIERE: sacred blue

PREMIERE: sacred blue

Brisbane newcomers scared blue are premiering their new track Out In The Holly with us today and it’s real special.

PREMIERE: CANDY

PREMIERE: CANDY

Melbourne's CANDY is back with brand new album 'Under The Weather'.

PREMIERE: GOOD BOY

PREMIERE: GOOD BOY

“Sodabread is a song about the trash morning television programme ‘Sunrise’ and their ever offensive presenter Samantha Armytage”

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: GRACE TURNER

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: GRACE TURNER

This Saturday night, Newcastle singer-songwriter Grace Turner will take on Brisbane for the first time, playing our very own Against the GRAIN festival.

INTERVIEW: MOANING LISA

INTERVIEW: MOANING LISA

Just before the release of their sophomore EP Do You Know Enough?, I spoke to Charlotte of Moaning Lisa about the crazy year the band have been having.

GALLERY: BEERINCIDER FESTIVAL

GALLERY: BEERINCIDER FESTIVAL

Check out our gallery from this years' Beer InCider Festival! Featuring The Smith Street Band, The Jungle Giants, Mallrat, BUGS & More!

AGAINST THE GRAIN, 2018

AGAINST THE GRAIN, 2018

Find all you need to know about our festival here!

INTERVIEW: BLONDE TONGUES

INTERVIEW: BLONDE TONGUES

Against the Grain Festival is just around the corner and we thought we would introduce some of the bands to each other. We asked FRITZ to interview Blonde Tongues ahead of their sets at the festival.

INTERVIEW: PETER BIBBY

INTERVIEW: PETER BIBBY

Peter Bibby's second album Grand Champion came out last Friday. We caught up for a chat with him in the lead up to his National tour.

PREMIERE: START TOGETHER

PREMIERE: START TOGETHER

Straight off the back of their impressive single Being Born, today we premiere new music from Brisbane post-punk, shoegaze band, Start Together.

INTERVIEW: BLOOM PARADE & T.A.P.P

INTERVIEW: BLOOM PARADE & T.A.P.P

Brisbane's Bloom Parade has recently released their debut 4 track EP ahead of a launch show this weekend at Bloodhound with We Set Sail, The Astral Plane Parade & Kate Woodhouse. We got Hugo of The Astral Plane Parade and Mitch of Bloom Parade to interview each other before they share the stage September 22nd.

BIGSOUND PHOTO DIARY

BIGSOUND PHOTO DIARY

Check out our photo diary of BIGSOUND. Featuring Kwame, Sunscreen, Candy, Loose Tooth, Jade Imagine, Sweater Curse, Imbi The Girl and more!

PREMIERE: SLEEPCLUB

PREMIERE: SLEEPCLUB

Brisbane dream pop trio Sleepclub today release their sophomore single 'Slow Down' ahead of their single launch at Bloodhound Bar on the 31st of August.

PREMIERE: THE BIOLOGY OF PLANTS

PREMIERE: THE BIOLOGY OF PLANTS

Today we premiere the visual accompaniment to Brisbane group, The Biology of Plants' single, 'Long Black'.

PREMIERE: SPIT CHEWY

PREMIERE: SPIT CHEWY

Spit Chewy is one of the best bands to come out of Wollongong this year. We are excited to be premiering their new single and video, be sure to check the band out on their upcoming tour.

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: LOOSE TOOTH

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: LOOSE TOOTH

We had a chat to Loose Tooth to talk about their some of their favourite songs of all time and the what to expect from their upcoming album.

PREMIERE: BOURGEOIS EARTH

PREMIERE: BOURGEOIS EARTH

Sydney artist Bourgeois Earth talks us through their processes for making the video animation for latest release, Cockroach.

PREMIERE: TOTAL PACE

PREMIERE: TOTAL PACE

Today we're getting firmly behind Brisbane's newest and most exciting additions to the supergroup club, Total Pace, with the release of their debut EP.

PREMIERE: SIMI LACROIX

PREMIERE: SIMI LACROIX

Brisbane's beloved 80's poster boy, Simi Lacroix, today unleashes his latest effervescent pop refreshment "Eyez On Tha Prize (Best Love)".

INTERVIEW: SNAIL MAIL

INTERVIEW: SNAIL MAIL

We were privileged to have a chat to one of the most exciting new acts in the world right now in Snail Mail.

PREMIERE: CONCRETE SURFERS

PREMIERE: CONCRETE SURFERS

Brisbane surf-garage-punk band Concrete Surfers, today release the video accompaniment to their latest single, 'VCR'.

INTERVIEW: MADELINE HOLT

INTERVIEW: MADELINE HOLT

We had a chat with Brisbane artist, Madeline Holt ahead of her exhibition in the Spring Hill Reservois on the 30th of June.

PREMIERE: L.FLORA

PREMIERE: L.FLORA

Today we are premiering the debut self titled album from Brisbane's L.Flora ahead of its proper release tomorrow!

INTERVIEW: GABRIELLA COHEN

INTERVIEW: GABRIELLA COHEN

After the release of her internationally acclaimed debut album, Full Closure and No Details, Gabriella Cohen is back with her latest release Pink Is The Colour Of Unconditional Love.

INTRODUCING: CANDY

INTRODUCING: CANDY

Today we are introducing Melbourne bedroom dream pop artist, Candy and featuring his new single Hiding From The Sun.

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: TOTALLY MILD

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: TOTALLY MILD

Liz from Totally Mild showed us 5 songs that mean a great deal to her in the latest Foundation Sounds feature.

INTERVIEW: TWIN HAUS

INTERVIEW: TWIN HAUS

This Friday night Twin Haus hope to achieve something of great importance to the world and that's generate some funds as part of a charity show for MADA and the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon with supports from Big Dead & Samstossur.

PREMIERE: HAVE/HOLD

PREMIERE: HAVE/HOLD

Have/Hold have been producing emotionally deep melodic rock since 2014. We are happy to share with you the new single from the band, 'Lighthousekeeping'.

PREMIERE: TERRA PINES

PREMIERE: TERRA PINES

Today we're happy to bring you the debut LP from Brisbane based sludge-pop trio Terra Pines (FKA Tall Pines).

INTERVIEW: PARQUET COURTS

INTERVIEW: PARQUET COURTS

We had a chat to Parquet Courts frontman, Andrew Savage about the band's upcoming album, Wide Awake.

GALLERY: ALEX CAMERON

GALLERY: ALEX CAMERON

We went to Alex Cameron and Body Type's show at The Foundry in Brisbane last week. Read the review and see the gallery!

INTERVIEW: NAVY GANGS

INTERVIEW: NAVY GANGS

Our friend Cody from Big White recently got back from the US after SXSW. He asked if we could publish an interview with a band he loves called Navy Gangs. We said yes.

PREMIERE: THE ASTRAL PLANE PARADE

PREMIERE: THE ASTRAL PLANE PARADE

Today we are extremely excited to be premiering the new single "Are You A Space Invader?" from Byron Bay artist, The Astral Plane Parade.

PREMIERE: SUSS CUNTS

PREMIERE: SUSS CUNTS

Some more exciting stuff for you from us at Grain, we’re stoked to be premiering Melbourne trio Suss Cunts track 10 years from their newest EP Temper, which is set to be released on 27th of April via Hysterical Records.

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: FLOWERTRUCK

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: FLOWERTRUCK

Flowertruck recently released their debut album Mostly Sunny, an incredible and widely anticipated follow up from their dreamy debut EP 'DIRT'. I had a chat with frontman Charles about life, music and his five tracks that helped him along the way.

GRAIN SESSION: SIAMESE

GRAIN SESSION: SIAMESE

Adelaide's SIAMESE recently came to Brisbane as part of their national EP tour and played at our second Birthday at The Foundry. We got the band to stick around an extra day and recorded a live version of single 'Slaughterhouse'.

REVIEW: KING KRULE

REVIEW: KING KRULE

We went along to King Krule's Brisbane show at The Triffid. Read what happened and see the gallery!

GALLERY: LANEWAY FESTIVAL

GALLERY: LANEWAY FESTIVAL

Check out our full gallery from this years' Brisbane leg of Laneway festival featuring The War On Drugs, Mac DeMarco, Slowdive, Anderson Paak, BADBADNOTGOOD, Pond, Wolf Alice and more!

PREMIERE: THE PB's

PREMIERE: THE PB's

Today we are premiering the new music video from Brisbane punk-rock, awesome 4-some, The PB's.

HOCKEY DAD VS GOOD BOY

HOCKEY DAD VS GOOD BOY

We got Hockey Dad to interview Good Boy and Good Boy to interview Hockey Dad. Also, we are giving away some tickets to our Second Birthday that Good Boy will be headlining!

INTERVIEW: JEN CLOHER

INTERVIEW: JEN CLOHER

Jen Cloher's recent release (which is self-titled) is filled with her personal experiences and honest reflections. We recently caught up with Jen Cloher to talk about her 4th studio album.

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: STELLA DONNELLY

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: STELLA DONNELLY

Foundation Sounds is in its second month and I couldn’t be more chuffed to have Perth's golden child Stella Donnelly involved.

PREMIERE: HARMON

PREMIERE: HARMON

Today's premiere will have you seeing red, but not angry red, a new colour…of red, maybe more of a rose tinted glasses kind of red.

PREMIERE: JARROW

PREMIERE: JARROW

Today is a great day because we've been gifted the ability to premiere Jarrow's music video for his latest garage-pop hit 'Kelp'. Listen to it now!

INTERVIEW: SPIKE VINCENT

INTERVIEW: SPIKE VINCENT

Dinosaur City Record’s latest post punk export Spike Vincent recently released his debut, self-titled full length LP. To get a little more insight to the production and writing process for the record, we caught up with Spike to talk production, inspiration, release and Sydney.

PREMIERE: BLOOM PARADE

PREMIERE: BLOOM PARADE

Hey there, are you ready to meet your new favourite Brisbane band?

REVIEW: SLEEP DECADE

REVIEW: SLEEP DECADE

Sleep Decade are tomorrow releasing their second LP which has been 6 years in the waiting. You can listen ahead of time through our exclusive preview of the record.

INTERVIEW: HATCHIE

INTERVIEW: HATCHIE

Hatchie has been one of the most exciting new additions the Australian music scene this past year. After an explosive entrance to the scene with her debut single ‘Try’, Hatchie (Harriette Pilbeam) has garnered praise and respect around the world.

INTERVIEW: BITCH DIESEL

INTERVIEW: BITCH DIESEL

We had a chat with Melbourne's Bitch Diesel following the release of their film clip for latest single Skull.

DISPOSABLES #11: SIAMESE

DISPOSABLES #11: SIAMESE

We gave Adelaide's SIAMESE a disposable camera to show us what went on during their tour.

PREMIERE: THE GAMETES

PREMIERE: THE GAMETES

Today we premiere the new single from young Brisbane band, The Gametes.

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: THE CREASES

FOUNDATION SOUNDS: THE CREASES

The Creases are an integral part of the Brisbane music scene, aside from crafting some of the best pop music to come out of Australia in the past decade, they've also been a huge part of curating fantastic shows and supporting the scene.

INTERVIEW: VACATIONS

INTERVIEW: VACATIONS

The pleasant sounds of the four piece Vacations have earned them love at home and across the sea. They are currently touring their latest single, 'Moving Out'.

DISPOSABLES #9: HORROR MY FRIEND

DISPOSABLES #9: HORROR MY FRIEND

Earlier this year our best buds Horror My Friend did an Australian tour for their single DIYS. We gave them a disposable camera to show us what went on.

INTERVIEW: JEREMY NEALE

INTERVIEW: JEREMY NEALE

After years of leaving a very positive print on the Brisbane and Australian music scene, multi-talented and all-round great guy Jeremy Neale released his debut LP Getting The Team Back Together last week.

PREMIERE: JOUK MISTROW

PREMIERE: JOUK MISTROW

Brisbane's Jouk Mistrow today release their 3rd EP, End This Mess.

PREMIERE: DOPAMINE

PREMIERE: DOPAMINE

Welcome to what could be Brisbane’s next shining young guitar group - Dopamine.

GALLERY: YOURS & OWLS FESTIVAL

GALLERY: YOURS & OWLS FESTIVAL

Our photographer Robbie got down to this years' Yours & Owls festival in Wollongong.

INTERVIEW: NICE BISCUIT

INTERVIEW: NICE BISCUIT

With Nice Biscuit playing at our next Why Thank You club night, we asked them a couple of questions.

PREMIERE: DUMB THINGS

PREMIERE: DUMB THINGS

Today we are premiering the debut self-titled record from Brisbane band Dumb Things.

INTERVIEW: LEROY FRANCIS

INTERVIEW: LEROY FRANCIS

Leroy Francis is a fresh face on the scene and with a new debut single under his belt, we caught up to see what the fuss is all about.

GALLERY: POND

GALLERY: POND

Our live gallery from Pond and Body Type by Robbie Atkin-Robertson at The Triffid, 24th of September.

PREMIERE: SHADY BLISS

PREMIERE: SHADY BLISS

Today we are premiering Brisbane band Shady Bliss' new single Hustle

INTERVIEW: BODY TYPE

INTERVIEW: BODY TYPE

Body Type is one of the most talked about bands to flourish out of the Sydney scene over the past year and for good reason. Check out our interview with Sophie ahead of the band's national tour with Pond.

INTERVIEW: SUNSCREEN

INTERVIEW: SUNSCREEN

We had an interview with Sunscreen before they play a bunch of shows this week for BIGSOUND!

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN

We put on our second Against the Grain Festival just over a week ago. Check out the full gallery featuring Gold Class, The Courtneys, MOSSY, Good Morning, Twin Haus & more!

PREMIERE: CHORES

PREMIERE: CHORES

We are premiering the new single, Game of Patience from Melbourne 3-piece fuzz-pop band Chores.

INTERVIEW: BOAT SHOW

INTERVIEW: BOAT SHOW

We asked Anna from Major Leagues to have a chat with front-woman Ali Flintoff to talk about Boat Show ahead of their performance at Against the Grain Festival.

AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL, 2017

AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL, 2017

We are so excited to present the full lineup for our second annual Against the Grain Festival!

PREMIERE: DREAM CITY

PREMIERE: DREAM CITY

We are premiering the debut single Pancakes from Brisbane duo Dream City ahead of their performance at this year's Against The Grain.

PREMIERE: IN REAL LIFE

PREMIERE: IN REAL LIFE

Today we are excited to present the debut single from Brisbane 4-piece In Real Life.

INTERVIEW: ABRAHAM TILBURY

INTERVIEW: ABRAHAM TILBURY

We caught up with Abraham Tilbury for a chat prior to his set at the 4th installment of our co-curated Why Thank You club night this Friday night at The Foundry.

INTERVIEW: GOLD CLASS

INTERVIEW: GOLD CLASS

We caught up with Gold Class frontman, Adam Curley for a chat ahead of their upcoming tour for latest single 'Twist in the Dark'.

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: NEW LOVERS

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: NEW LOVERS

Sydney band, New Lovers recently released their debut LP through Dinosaur City Records! We caught up with frontman Nicholas Elias for a chat.

REVIEW: BODY TYPE

REVIEW: BODY TYPE

Check out our review from Body Type's set at Blurst of Times, 2017.

PREMIERE: MOODIE GLOOM

PREMIERE: MOODIE GLOOM

Moodie Gloom, a two-piece from Brisbane, is the collective creation of Madalene Stewart and Andrew Jelinek. Today we are very excited to be sharing their debut single Human Condition out through New Farm Records.

PREMIERE: CHAKRA EFENDI

PREMIERE: CHAKRA EFENDI

Today we are premiering up and coming Brisbane artist, Chakra Efendi's first music video for his latest single 'Don’t Go'.

GALLERY: BLURST OF TIMES FESTIVAL

GALLERY: BLURST OF TIMES FESTIVAL

All photographs from the Blurst of Times Festival, 2017 by Robbie Atkin-Robertson and Max Orchard Fox. Photographed bands include: Royal Headache, Skegss, Good Boy, The Creases, Morning Harvey, I Know Leopard, Horror My Friend, Green Buzzard, Ngaiire, Jarrow, Sweater Curse, Body Type, Top Dollar and IVEY.

INTERVIEW: MORNING HARVEY

INTERVIEW: MORNING HARVEY

Blurst Of Times was the Brisbane leg of Morning Harvey's East Coast tour for 'Holy Gun' and they certainly didn't disappoint. We caught up with the band to chat about the latest single and the upcoming record.

GRAIN sessions: SLEEP CLUB

GRAIN sessions: SLEEP CLUB

Brisbane's beautiful dream pop band Sleep Club play a live version of their song 'Wait' for part 1 of GRAIN's live sessions.

INTERVIEW: GARETH LIDDIARD

INTERVIEW: GARETH LIDDIARD

After the release of The Drones' critically acclaimed Feeling Kinda Free, Gareth Liddiard has set out across Australia touring as a solo musician. We had a chat to Gareth ahead of his Brisbane show.

PREMIERE: SPIRIT BUNNY

PREMIERE: SPIRIT BUNNY

Today we are premiering the debut self titled LP from Brisbane 3-piece experimental synth-pop band Spirit Bunny.

PREMIERE: JOUK MISTROW

PREMIERE: JOUK MISTROW

Today we are premiering the latest single from Brisbane's Jouk Mistrow. Void On Return is the new song off what will be their 3rd EP 'End This Mess'.

DISPOSABLES #9 THE SMITH STREET BAND

DISPOSABLES #9 THE SMITH STREET BAND

The Smith Street Band has been a huge part of my life for a very long time. So when they accepted the invitation to take a disposable camera around the country and overseas I was so overly excited. The band's latest record comes out this April 7th.

INTERVIEW: BOSS MOXI

INTERVIEW: BOSS MOXI

We caught up with Boss Moxi ahead of their first show in 2 years this Friday! Catch them play their new album in full at our co-presented club night with Bedlam Records at The Foundry.

INTERVIEW: GUM

INTERVIEW: GUM

After releasing an album a year for three years under his moniker GUM, Jay Watson of Spinning Top Records (I don't have to tell you who), has refined his sound to put on a show packed with more bangers than a Butcher.

PREMIERE: CLOUD TANGLE

PREMIERE: CLOUD TANGLE

We are so excited to be premiering the hauntingly beautiful sounds of Brisbane bedroom artist Cloud Tangle's debut EP 'POCKET'. The EP is being released on Thursday the 16th of March at a launch at The End Bar in West End.

PREMIERE: YELLOWCATREDCAT

PREMIERE: YELLOWCATREDCAT

Today we are premiering Brisbane's favourite 2-piece thrash punk rock n roll band YELLOWCATREDCAT's film clip for their latest single, Animal.

NEW MUSIC: SIAMESE

NEW MUSIC: SIAMESE

Adelaide's SIAMESE have recently released their latest single Computer Patient.

INTERVIEW: WARPAINT

INTERVIEW: WARPAINT

It’s been 3 years since LA based quartet Warpaint set foot in Australia. We caught up with bassist, Jenny Lee Lindberg for an interview while they were in Brisbane.

PREMIERE: BIG BAD ECHO

PREMIERE: BIG BAD ECHO

We are excited to share with you Big Bad Echo's latest single Battered Fish.

GALLERY: GRAIN'S FIRST BIRTHDAY

GALLERY: GRAIN'S FIRST BIRTHDAY

Last Saturday night we hosted our first Birthday Party at The Foundry. The bands included Horror My Friend, Thigh Master, Jess Locke, Tempura Nights, Sweater Curse, Yellowcatredcat, Concrete Surfers, Shiny Coin. Our photographers Robbie Atkin-Robertson and Max Orchard Fox were there to show you what it looked like!

PREMIERE: THESE GUY 'WHO IS IT?' LP

PREMIERE: THESE GUY 'WHO IS IT?' LP

These Guy will be releasing their second LP 'WHO IS IT?' at The Foundry on the 3rd of February.

HORROR MY FRIEND

HORROR MY FRIEND

Horror My Friend will be touring the country soon in promotion for their new single 'DIYS' and will be playing at our First Birthday Party! We found out what their top 3 releases of last year was.

GRAIN'S FIRST BIRTHDAY!!!

GRAIN'S FIRST BIRTHDAY!!!

So it turns out that February 4th, 2016 was the day that we launched Grain. It is our birthday!!!!

INTERVIEW: JESS LOCKE

INTERVIEW: JESS LOCKE

Melbourne based songwriter Jess Locke is about to embark on 2 national tours with her band in the next couple of weeks and will be playing at our Birthday party!

GOOD BOY AT FALLS FESTIVAL

GOOD BOY AT FALLS FESTIVAL

Brisbane favourite's Good Boy played their biggest show to date at Lorne's Falls Festival. See what they got up to here.

GALLERY: FALLS FESTIVAL

GALLERY: FALLS FESTIVAL

Our photographer Robbie Atkin-Robertson covered Lorne's leg of Falls Festival. Check out the full gallery here.

LIVE: MERE WOMEN

LIVE: MERE WOMEN

Mere Women recently played in Brisbane for CONTROL's 'Darker Party'

FILM: THESE NEW SOUTH WHALES

FILM: THESE NEW SOUTH WHALES

Sydney's premiere punk band These New South Whales helped Emerson Snowe get ready for their Brisbane show and also chatted about Sweeney Todd, the 'Meat Cook' and Barbers.

PREMIERE: I HEART HIROSHIMA

PREMIERE: I HEART HIROSHIMA

7 years since the release of their last record, we are pleased to be able to finally share I HEART HIROSHIMA's new EP, Spillin' The Light.

GALLERY: JUNGLE LOVE 2016

GALLERY: JUNGLE LOVE 2016

Here is our photo gallery from this years' Jungle Love Festival featuring Sahara Beck, The Jensens, Twin Haus and more.

GALLERY: CHASTITY BELT

GALLERY: CHASTITY BELT

Photographs from Chastity Belt's show at The Brightside, 29th of September 2016 with Tempura Nights.

DISPOSABLES #8: CHASTITY BELT

DISPOSABLES #8: CHASTITY BELT

Seattle's Chastity Belt were in Australia not too long ago. While they were here we thought it would be a fun idea to say "hey what's up?" and to give them a disposable camera to document their tour.

DEADLAM 2016 GALLERY PART 2

DEADLAM 2016 GALLERY PART 2

Here is the second gallery instalment from Bedlam Records' Deadlam Festival. Shot on 35mm.

DEADLAM 2016

DEADLAM 2016

Review and Gallery (pt.1)

ROMEO MOON INTERVIEWS BIG DEAD

ROMEO MOON INTERVIEWS BIG DEAD

So apparently Romeo Moon from Melbourne is a big fan of Big Dead and wanted to interview them?

DEADLAM 2016: YOU BEAUTY

DEADLAM 2016: YOU BEAUTY

You Beauty are a special type of band, not only does lead man Will carry an astoundingly eccentric stage persona, but he matches it with lyricism that fabricates a story in your head that many of us can relate to.

BIGSOUND

BIGSOUND

Brodie caught up with Nelly and Etta from 3-piece Melbourne band Loose Tooth before their BIGSOUND showcase at The Foundry. Check out the interview.

BIGSOUND 2016: TOTALLY MILD

BIGSOUND 2016: TOTALLY MILD

So BIGSOUND ended last Thursday. What a time!!!  We met up with Melbourne band Totally Mild for an interview and to shoot some photos on a rooftop.

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

GALLERY: AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

We held our very first festival at Bakery Lane which saw 20 bands play over 3 nights. Check out the gallery here.

AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

AGAINST THE GRAIN FESTIVAL

A while ago we decided it'd be a fun idea to put on a really big show with 20 bands, art installations and an exhibition in a small laneway with a lot of friends.

DISPOSABLES #6: CAMP COPE

DISPOSABLES #6: CAMP COPE

Melbourne's Camp Cope recently toured around the country for the release of their incredible debut self-titled album. We gave the band a disposable to see what went on.

DISPOSABLES #7: CITY CALM DOWN

DISPOSABLES #7: CITY CALM DOWN

After releasing their debut album, City Calm Down sold out an entire Australian tour earlier this year. We asked them to take a disposable camera with them. Here you go.

LIVE: BRITISH INDIA

LIVE: BRITISH INDIA

Last weekend saw British India play an intense set to a sold out zoo in Brisbane. Check out the review and gallery.

LIVE: GLASS ANIMALS

LIVE: GLASS ANIMALS

Last week British indie rockers Glass Animals blessed a sold out Triffid with an electrifying set stacked with bone rattling bass.

GALLERY : ASTHENIA

GALLERY : ASTHENIA

We put on our first show 'AstheniA' with our good friends from New Farm Records at The Foundry on Friday night. Check out the photo gallery.

REVIEW: FROM OSLO

REVIEW: FROM OSLO

Melbourne two piece From Oslo blessed Rics bar with an intense set last Friday night. Check out the review and photos here.

LIVE : THE SMITH STREET BAND

LIVE : THE SMITH STREET BAND

The Smith Street Band played in Brisbane last Friday night with supports Luca Brasi, Joelistics and Jess Locke. Check out the short review and the photo gallery from the night.

REVIEW: PYNES

REVIEW: PYNES

Brisbane 3-piece PYNES are subtly becoming a force to be reckoned with. If you haven't heard of them yet, then you should probably read this.

DISPOSABLES #5 : MAJOR LEAGUES

DISPOSABLES #5 : MAJOR LEAGUES

Brisbane's pop heroes Major Leagues recently embarked on a small tour with Flowertruck. Kasey caught up with them for a chat.

DISPOSABLES #4 : GOOD BOY

DISPOSABLES #4 : GOOD BOY

Brisbane trio Good Boy recently finished touring for their debut EP release 'No Love For Back Home'. The band took some nice photos during the tour on a disposable camera that we gave them. Oh, and we caught up with guitarist Tom for a quick chat. It is all very good. Check it out.

MOSSY : 'GINSBERG' VIDEO

MOSSY : 'GINSBERG' VIDEO

Sydney's MOSSY has just released a film clip for his latest single 'Ginsberg'

INTERVIEW: BRYCE ANDERSON

INTERVIEW: BRYCE ANDERSON

Lismore-based artist Bryce Anderson talks about his recent paintings and his approach to their subjects.

THE BLURST OF TIMES FESTIVAL

THE BLURST OF TIMES FESTIVAL

2016’s Blurst of Times Festival happened last weekend in Brisbane with a very big lineup including acts from all over Australia. We were lucky enough to meet up with a few of the bands to have a quick chat about milk alternatives and vomit. Our photographer was also there for all of the action. Check it out.

INTERVIEW: BAD//DREEMS

INTERVIEW: BAD//DREEMS

Bad//Dreems have been making their way into Australian music and Australian hearts since the release of their EP in 2013. We had a chat with guitarist Alex Cameron ahead of their show at The Blurst of Times Festival in Brisbane.

GALLERY: TWIN HAUS

GALLERY: TWIN HAUS

Twin Haus kicked off their massive 21-date 'Nothing Lavish' Australian tour at The Woolly Mammoth on April 1st. Check out the gallery of the night from out photographer Robbie.

DISPOSABLES #3 : JEFF ROSENSTOCK

DISPOSABLES #3 : JEFF ROSENSTOCK

Many of you may know of a crazy New Yorker who answers to the name Jeff Rosenstock. We caught up with him for a chat after the final show of the Australian leg of his 'Last Minute World Tour' held at Foundry Records. We also gave him a disposable camera to use whilst he was in Australia.

DISPOSABLES #2 : MOSES GUNN COLLE...

DISPOSABLES #2 : MOSES GUNN COLLE...

We gave Brisbane's favourite neo-psych rock, pop, happy dream fairies Moses Gunn Collective a disposable camera to use during their recent 'Mercy Mountain' tour. We also gave them a quick interview. Check it out.

LIVE: WEEKEND AT THE WONK

LIVE: WEEKEND AT THE WONK

Last week I was lucky enough to attend The Smith Street Band's inaugural mini festival, Weekend at the Wonk. Check out the live photo gallery from the weekend.

INTERVIEW: HOUSE OF GIANTS

INTERVIEW: HOUSE OF GIANTS

We caught up with Brisbane outfit House of Giants after their debut EP Launch last week.

LIVE:2016 MOUNTAIN GOAT VALLEY CRAWL

LIVE:2016 MOUNTAIN GOAT VALLEY CRAWL

Read about Tianna's favourite moments of the inaugral 2016 Mountain Goat Valley Crawl and see our live photo album.

INTERVIEW: TWIN HAUS

INTERVIEW: TWIN HAUS

I had a chat to Dan Grima from Twin Haus to discuss the band's upcoming EP Nothing Lavish.

DEAR BRISBANE

DEAR BRISBANE

Our very sad optimist isn't too happy with the current state of affairs...

DISPOSABLES #1: LUCA BRASI

DISPOSABLES #1: LUCA BRASI

We asked Tasmanian punk heroes Luca Brasi to take some photographs whilst on their sold out nationwide tour.

REVIEW: ICE BREAKER - Big Bad Echo

REVIEW: ICE BREAKER - Big Bad Echo

REVIEW: ICE BREAKER - Big Bad Echo

Interview: Z4000

Interview: Z4000

An interview with Brisbane-based graffituoso and artist Z4000.

WELCOME TO GRAIN

WELCOME TO GRAIN

This is Grain.