Posts Tagged: beat

Defiant, not divisive: Yungblud on genre-bending punk with a conscience

Originally written for Beat Magazine. At just 19 years old, Yungblud is an exciting, chaotic figure at the peak of a fresh punk movement, boasting social consciousness and talent in spades. Dominic Harrison, as he’s otherwise known, released his debut

Defiant, not divisive: Yungblud on genre-bending punk with a conscience

Originally written for Beat Magazine. At just 19 years old, Yungblud is an exciting, chaotic figure at the peak of a fresh punk movement, boasting social consciousness and talent in spades. Dominic Harrison, as he’s otherwise known, released his debut

Download Festival 2018: Punk and hardcore’s triumphant return to the Australian festival scene

Originally published in Beat Magazine. Australia’s first Download Festival ripped through Flemington Racecourse on a typical Melbourne afternoon, leaving a bunch of poncho-clad then sunburnt punters in its wake. The punk, metal and hardcore festival was born in the UK

Download Festival 2018: Punk and hardcore’s triumphant return to the Australian festival scene

Originally published in Beat Magazine. Australia’s first Download Festival ripped through Flemington Racecourse on a typical Melbourne afternoon, leaving a bunch of poncho-clad then sunburnt punters in its wake. The punk, metal and hardcore festival was born in the UK

Nai Palm on the raw heart behind her debut solo album

Originally published in Beat Magazine. “I’d never been in a band before. A year later, we had a Grammy nomination and were relentlessly touring. It’s a lot on us individually, as people, but also on your creativity, because you don’t

Nai Palm on the raw heart behind her debut solo album

Originally published in Beat Magazine. “I’d never been in a band before. A year later, we had a Grammy nomination and were relentlessly touring. It’s a lot on us individually, as people, but also on your creativity, because you don’t

Rival Fire on the journey to their debut album

Originally published in Beat Magazine. I went to my first over-18 gig in 2015. Drunk Mums were playing at Ding Dong Lounge, and my mates and I got there as the first supports were setting up. Eventually, the band began to play,

Rival Fire on the journey to their debut album

Originally published in Beat Magazine. I went to my first over-18 gig in 2015. Drunk Mums were playing at Ding Dong Lounge, and my mates and I got there as the first supports were setting up. Eventually, the band began to play,

Melbourne’s music industry and mental health: the system is broken

I wrote a feature piece on mental health in Australia’s music industry – with a focus on the Melbourne scene – for Beat.

This was off the back of a report which showed that those in the Australian music industry are ten times more likely to suffer from anxiety and five times more likely to suffer from depression than the average person.

Melbourne’s music industry and mental health: the system is broken

I wrote a feature piece on mental health in Australia’s music industry – with a focus on the Melbourne scene – for Beat.

This was off the back of a report which showed that those in the Australian music industry are ten times more likely to suffer from anxiety and five times more likely to suffer from depression than the average person.