Karl S Williams

Jeremy Neale wins Song of the Year at the 2018 Queensland Music Awards

May 15, 2018

It was Queensland music’s night of nights overnight, with the 2018 Queensland Music Awards taking place at the Royal International Convention Centre at the Brisbane Showgrounds. A sold out event this year, the QMA’s saw Jeremy Neale take Song of the Year for “Dancin’ & Romancin’”, while The Jungle Giants‘ Quiet Ferocity was named Album of the Year. Perhaps […]

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Larry’s Picks: 11 acts who left a lasting impression at BIGSOUND

September 11, 2017

Last week, I descended on BIGSOUND in what was my 6th visit to the iconic Brisbane conference and festival. Just about every year the event has grown in size – from the amount of bands playing, to the amount of venues utilised and the number of attendees. This year felt unquestionably the biggest yet, amped […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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Reflecting on the splendour, beauty and fun of Woodford Folk Festival’s New Years celebrations

January 9, 2017

The last two days of Woodford were both exhausting and exhilarating. The weather didn’t always comply with the fun times, truly being the case when it’s over 30 degrees 6 in the morning. A few hours and a few litres of sweat later, a restful bit of creation came from ourselves at the Amphitheatre to […]

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The worldly sounds continue during days three and four of the Woodford Folk Festival

January 1, 2017

A welcoming sun of the stinking hot variety greeted us for these next two days at Woodfordia. This was to be expected, but it was essentially a nice little bit of festival-ness in a festival that is invariably unique. Thursday was a slow but sure start with a little bit of lantern making for the […]

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Darren Middleton to host special album launch in Brisbane this November

October 16, 2015

Having toured successfully off the back of his 2013 debut solo release Translations, Darren Middleton has today announced the details of his sophomore album, entitled Splinters. The record is a continuation of Middleton’s branching out musically, as a solo musician, and further out from the shadow cast by the inevitable Australian musical legacy he contributed to as part of Powderfinger. Middleton […]

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