Bluesfest with Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man made their impressive Bluesfest debut this year, closing out the first night on Crossroad stage. Before their headline set, Eric Howk and John Gourley stopped by BluesfestTV, where we discussed the impact of music from a young age, their musical rebirth and navigating fame. Portugal. The Man’s performance was exceptional, as they played tracks …

Long distance love, shouting out your friends and Fortnite; an interview with Dear Sunday’s Mason Ngyuen

If Western Australian duo Dear Sunday somehow haven’t caught your attention yet, they’re most certainly about to, with their latest single Postcode Lover weaving creative lyricism and melodic soundscapes with surf rock threads. Bursting onto the scene just a few short years ago in 2020, the band’s newest track Postcode Lover is infectiously relatable, paying …

Bluesfest with Eric Gales; an interview

In the midst of this year’s Bluesfest, in Byron Bay, Marx Music had the utmost pleasure of interviewing Grammy-nominated Eric Gales on behalf of BluesfestTV. Together we discussed his most recent album Crown, the very work which earned him his first Grammy nomination, speaking through music and joining friends on stage for the ultimate party. Eric Gales is a …

Everything Everywhere All at Once, Signs and a wariness of black crows; an interview with Mo•Louie

Mo•Louie’s recently released single, Signs, is an electro-pop number that encourages listeners to question life and the meaning we attribute to objects and fleeting moments. Marx Music caught up with the songstress to discuss the track, the omen of the black crow, creativity as an outlet and the weird and wonderful world of Everything Everywhere …

Venture to dreamland with Laurel; Brisbane show review

As red and blue lighting collide, shapeshifting into pink and purple hues amid a smokey stage, a blonde haired fae donning a dream-style ensemble greets a vine covered microphone and an excited audience.  Laurel’s recent performance at The Zoo in Fortitude Valley was an incredibly ethereal production filled with fan-favourites, dancing and a good spot …

Yasmin De Laine

Investigative grandmothers, female retribution and ‘Laura Elsa’; an interview with Yasmin De Laine

Newcomer Yasmin De Laine’s gothic folk release Laura Elsa is a haunting murder ballad crafted from an exploration of female rage, retribution and a true story told to her by her grandmother.  To celebrate her release, Marx Music caught up with Yasmin to discuss the unique pairing of her folk and hardcore background, mirroring the …

Monatomic drop electro-pop bop ‘Only Way’

Sydney Northern Beaches pop duo Monatomic, are reminding everyone that authenticity is key with their new single Only Way, freshly released for your listening pleasure today. A cheeky little electro-pop mix, Only Way is also a story of learning to be true to yourself, with band mates and childhood pals Steffan Lazar and Taryn Webster …