Interview: Travis Collins and Amber Lawrence on Our Backyard, Gympie Muster and 2017 milestones

 For the first time, country music singer/songwriters Travis Collins and Amber Lawrence have collaborated on their debut seven-track EP, Our Backyard. Friends since 2004, when they met at the College of Country Music (now Academy of Country Music), it’s been eight years since the duo hit the road together. With cemented solo careers and album…

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Busby Marou release touching new music video for “Paint This Land” in time for ANZAC Day

Released in line with today’s ANZAC Day commemorations, Busby Marou have brought us a touching new music video for “Paint This Land”. Acknowledging the role of Indigenous servicemen and women in our defence history, the music video sees Wayne Blair and Kate Halpin take the directorial reins. Filmed out at Mount Tambourine on the Gold Coast, the music video features…

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Sea N Sound Festival announces 2017 line up featuring Busby Marou and Boy & Bear

Sea N Sound festival is returning for its second year, a very Queensland-vibe festival with chill tunes, craft beer and local seafood at Mooloolaba’s Wharf Tavern. Boy & Bear have been announced as headliners, alongside Sunshine Coast favourites Tijuana Cartel, Aria winning Busby Marou, Adelaide’s dreamy Timberwolf, as well as a slew of the Sunshine Coast’s finest musicians. The festival…

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2016 APRA Music Awards Wrap: Courtney Barnett, Kevin Parker, Sia & more recognised in Sydney!

Last night, Carriageworks hosted the 2016 APRA Music Awards, where the likes of Courtney Barnett, Kevin Parker, Peking Duk and Sia walked away with awards recognising some stellar songwriting through 2015, while Cold Chisel and songwriter Phil Barton were both acknowledged with special awards commending their work and contribution to the industry both in Australia and abroad. Performances on the night brought some unique highlights…

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