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Issue 19 2012

Sunshine Coast Original Peoples’ Entertainment

Sunshine Coast Original Peoples’ Entertainment

Sunshine Coast Original Peoples’ Entertainment

IN THIS ISSUE

Sunshine Coast Original Peoples’ Entertainment E GOLDENDAYS

THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS THE JOE KINGS SET SAIL GYMPIE MUSIC MUSTER RED DEER FESTIVAL

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SHIHAD THE BELLIGERENTS BUSBY MAROU

YOUNG GUNS

KELSIE RIMMER KIMBAL IMAZ-HIRST


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YOUNG GUNS - The angelic Kelsie Rimmer chats about her time on ‘The Voice’ and we profile the Sunshine Coasts own Jack Johnson … Kimbal Imaz Hirst.

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GYMPIE MUSIC MUSTER - We give you the run down on this year’s line-up and the events you don’t want to miss.

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THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS - Are they splitting up, is this their farewell tour? Read on to find out more.

10 SET SAIL - Find out how a Californian skate kid managed to team up with a classically trained violinist to form one of the hottest folk/indie summer pop outfits going around. 12

FAT FREDDY’S DROP - The first announcement for the line-up of this year’s Golden Days Festival, has been dropped, that is Fat Freddy’s Drop. They are arguably NZ most popular outfit and a complete global sensation. Musician and Festival co-coordinator Pico tells us why he picked FFD for this year’s event.

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FROM THE FOX’S MOUTH - The Fox gives you his opinion on so called ‘TV Talent Shows’ RED DEER FESTIVAL - We profile this year’s amazing event, Regurgitator and Claire Bowditch plus many others in a free camping BYO event … can this be true?

AT THE ARTS END - Adam gives you some very valuable insight on how you can make your project or idea a reality.

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BUSBY MAROU - We chat to ‘Busby Marou’ about the amazing year they have had since the release of their debut self-titled album and their upcoming "I Still Don't Believe" tour. BELLIGERENTS - This Indie Dance outfit explain why they are called party starters. SHIHAD - Arguably NZ premier alternative hard rock band chats about their upcoming Kings Beach Tavern gig.

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SCOPE SCENE - we give you a quick rundown on all the best gigs happening around the coast.

20 THE JOE KINGS - Are coming of age and chat about their new rock, soul blues sound that they will be showcasing at their upcoming Woombye Pub Gig. Supports for this event are local legends Cleveland Blues.

ANGUS’S BEEF A picture doesn’t tell a thousand words! So this month I thought I would debunk the myth that a “picture tells a thousand words”. So I’m going to show you 3 photos of myself from my own facey account and I want you to think of how I came to be in that certain situation and how I was feeling? Here’s our first example (I’m the guy straddling the giraffe): I imagine you’re thinking it was a dress up party? Maybe a pool party? What a great Moustache? Well you’re wrong! This photo was taken at the dentist just before my bimonthly checkup in his waiting room. The blonde haired man to the left is my dentist Cam who also works as a part time optometrist and occasional WWF ambassador who donates his time and money to Seal research, in this picture is his main point of study a 6 year old walrus named “Keith”. Did this photo tell you that? No it didn’t but my point is not yet proven. Our second tale… Crime fighter? Would-be hero? Ladies’ man? NO…NO…YES! What may appear to be myself as a youngster dressed in a form fitting batman outfit is actually a very clever front for drug smuggling! If you look closer you can see the kilos or “keys as we in the game call it stuffed down my pants. My mum was a trafficker of wizz fizz and used my youth as a way of not getting busted because you can’t put a kid still in diapers in the judicial system! Obviously I had a sword stuffed down there for my own protection when doing the deals behind 7/11’s and the mask helped cover my identity if ever caught on camera. The sandals…well they were just a poor choice of footwear and obviously a hand me down from my sister! Here you were thinking I’d lived on easy street! And finally what 1000 words sprung to mind when glancing on this masterpiece? Nah I’m with you only one needed: DICKHEAD!

24 FLAVOURS OF THE MONTH - Looking for the Best Coffee or the best Hair cut – we will tell you where to find them. 26 HEALTHY EATING - We give you a rundown of our favourite venues to go to when looking for a tasty yet healthy meal.

CONTRIBUTORS Editor: Kerry Keightley Graphic Design: Ash Wanbon Contributors: Chantel Vieritz, Liesl D’Rozario, Prue Leigh, Kay Stephen, Melissa Pretorius, James West, Mikaela Blong. Photographer: Stuart Jarman from StyStyle photography Advertising & Editorial Enquiries please contact: kerry@scopemagazine.com.au or call (07) 5443 5431 Mob: 0438 743 516 SCOPE MAGAZINE IS PUBLISHED AND PRINTED BY THE INK SPOT PRINTERS

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So there you have it, the proof isn’t always in the pudding and looks can be deceiving but mainly the point I’m proving is this, a picture doesn’t always tell a thousand words.


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his month our young guns feature profiles two different yet equally amazing acts. First up is the angel that stole the nations and Keith Urban's heart when she appeared on the extremely popular television show the Voice, she is the one and the only Kelsie Rimmer.

KELSIE RIMMER & KIMBAL IMAZ-HIRST Kimbal describes his music as being “A cornucopia of Roots , Blues, Reggae and Folk with a hint of Latin rhythm creating a unique, laid back, fusion sound.” Here at SCOPE Magazine we couldn’t help but compare Kimbals sound to the likes of Jack Johnson and Xavier Rudd. Kimbal even mentioned Jack as being one of the artists that has influenced him “My influences have included Eric Clapton, B.B King, and Robert Johnson to more modern artists like Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran. One of my favourites has always been Jack Johnson.” Looking forward into the latter half of 2012 we were interested to see what Kimbal had in the pipeline. “I'm already up and running with the new album and hope to have it finished by the end of the year. This year already I've been fortunate enough to collaborate with some fantastic musicians and produce interesting new tracks for the new album.”

Kelsie gained national notoriety for her Stella performances on ‘The Voice’. SCOPE Magazine asked Kelsie if the ‘Voice’ experience had influenced her at all “The Voice was an

incredible experience and opportunity. Being surrounded by so many amazing singers and musicians really helped me grow as a person and an artist and really inspired me.” Kelsie explained It was obvious that Keith Urban fell in love with the sincerity and honesty of Kelsie’s music. Kelsie believes that “Keith is such a lovely, genuine person with a lot of talent and experience. It was just like talking to an old friend! But he definitely taught me a lot about music and about myself.” 2012 has already been a ground breaking year for Kelsie but she has so many more amazing projects that will come to fruition before this year is out. “I have just recently released my first single 'The Lost Boys' and I am now currently in the process of having a music video made for it. I am also going to be playing a lot of local gigs this year as well as a few big interstate ones which are being kept a secret for now.” Kelsie stated.

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ur next artist, Kimbal Imaz-Hirst does not have the national recognition of Kelsie but after he submitted an EP to SCOPE Magazine to listen to we are confident he will be one of the next big things to come out of the coast.

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Kimbal describes his biggest career highlight so far as being able to collaborate with his cousin on his debut album. Kelsie and Kimbal are yet another fine example of the simply amazing young talent that does exist here on the coast. Make sure you do yourself a favour and go see one of our brilliant young local artists that perform across our region every weekend. Soon you won’t be able to as we are confident our young guns are destined to have their names in lights sooner rather than later.

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he OPTUS Gympie Music Muster is the essential Australian entertainment and camping experience celebrating the true spirit of Country Australia and the strength and resilience of regional communities. 2012 marks the 31st birthday of the OPTUS Gympie Music Muster, with organisers expecting that 60,000+ fans will descend from across the country and around the world on Queensland’s picturesque Amamoor Creek State Forest. The line-up for this year’s event is simply out of this world with the likes of Kenny Rogers, Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicolson, The McClymonts, Shannon Noll, Beccy Cole and Morgan Evans all confirmed. If this wasn’t enough the 2012 Optus Gympie Music Muster has only recently announced it has added a further 24 artists which includes the likes of The Beards, Tim Hart, 4-Highwaymen, Brad Butcher and Kellys Heroes.

This year the Muster brings the amazingly talented Tim Hart (from Boy & Bear) as well as The Beards into The Grove program. The Wine Bar is the place to go to relax, catch up with friends and enjoy a meal, glass of wine or a coffee and listen to special acoustic performances. The Mustadance venue is purely for boot scootin’, line dancing and clogging. The Musters Talent Search is the place to discover and support our up and coming new talent. The VIP lounge is great for a bit of celebrity spotting and the 18+ venue CMC Silent Disco is the place to go to dance like no one’s watching - put your head phones on and groove away to your own thing. Romance is also catered for at this year’s Optus Gympie Music Muster with the addition of a custom built CHAPEL and an on-hand celebrant. Nick Erby, to marry lovebirds,

conduct child naming ceremonies or let muster fans renews their vows with an anticipated 60,000 patrons to select from as witnesses. Please remember that this event is family friendly and focused on continuing to provide a safe and non-threatening experience to patrons of all ages. 2012 will see the return of “Kidz Klub” a special activities area just for kids. James Dein, Gympie Music Muster CEO commented, “We are so proud to welcome the return of heritage values to the Muster program while at the same time, breaking new ground with some special and exciting artists and events. We have worked hard to ensure that entertainment is a real focus in 2012 with an unprecedented 100 hours of live music being added to this year’s program making our event the ultimate music and camping experience!”

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Legendary Aussie Rocker Brian Cadd joins with Russell Morris to relive those hazy days in the 60’s & 70’s.

For the fans of Traditional Country music there will be a Celebration of Australian Heritage. Commencing on Sunday morning 26th August, this concert featuring Chad Morgan, Dean Perrett, Tracy Coster, Graham Rodger, Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters along with The Muirs will run throughout the day. While contained in a State Forest Park, the event offers its patrons every luxury. There is a smorgasbord of diverse programs and venues rich with the finest national and international musicians. The Main stage keeps it country however there is a blues bar showcasing the Blues, roots and folk genres. There is a Muster Club where Bush poets, up and comers, country stars of today and tomorrow can take to the stage. The Crowbar venue plays host to musical shows and is the place to party late into the night with The Grove being the venue to get up close and personal to your favourite singer/songwriters, duos and trios. 6

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remember the first time I ever heard Periscopes by the Beautiful Girls; it was one of those gorgeous east coast summer days, blue skies, perfect surf and the most beautiful surfy girl I had ever seen sitting beside me. I knew right then that I would remember this moment forever and that The Beautiful Girls would always hold a special place in my heart. A decade since their inception The Beautiful Girls, an iconic part of Australian music folklore, will be calling it a day as they embark on their Farwell tour. Recently I caught up with front man Matt McHugh and we chatted about the amazing musical journey that has been The Beautiful Girls. Shakespeare once wrote “What's in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet” After chatting with Matt I gained a new appreciation for this statement.

“It is a question of semantics really; the tracks and the music of The Beautiful Girls have always come from me. I will continue to write music and perform music from the heart and from the same place I always have. The only thing to change will be the name.” Matt Explained. Matt went on to say “The music keeps going, it is eternal, the beautiful friendships I have with the members of The Beautiful Girls will keep going. We are looking at this tour not as a sad farewell but more as a celebration of all the amazing memories we have from our journey over the last ten years.” It is ironic that Matt McHugh’s first EP was compiled in a few hours and only for the sole purpose of hopefully getting him a spot in a local open mic night. “At no time did I ever consider a career in music. Sometimes it still feels like a dream to me.” Matt Stated. This casual approach has been the mainstay ethos for The Beautiful Girls throughout their whole career. Matt believes “There has never

been a master plan for the Beautiful Girls, things just kept evolving and we kept going along with it.” The Beautiful Girls sound has evolved and changed over the years from acoustic melodies to electric reggae spliced tracks. Their upcoming tour will represent this evolution. “We want to run two parts to the shows, the first part showcasing our earlier acoustic sounds and the later session performing all our more electric infused reggae spliced tracks. There will be an intermission in between sets where we have a Dub Dj performing.” Matt explained It seems to me that a rose would smell no sweeter by any other name and that a Matt McHugh track will sound just as blissful no matter if it is labelled as a Beautiful Girls track 8

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or under his namesake. The music will go on but this concert will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to show my respects and to say thanks to all the members of The Beautiful Girls for all the beautiful memories in my life that their music has played a part in.

I will leave you with the parting wise words of Matt McHugh “Life is not a press release; it is not a series of black and whites. Just enjoy what you do and do what your heart wants you to do. You never know what the future will bring.”


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ydney-based folk/indie-pop trio SET SAIL are ready to once again make their mark on the Australian music scene kicking off a mammoth 18-date tour of the country parading a new collection of heartfelt rhythms in the form of their new four-track EP titled “Hey!” Recently SCOPE Magazine caught up with guitarist Brandon Set Sail are a joyous, vibrant, adventurous fun loving bunch and their music resonates the pulse of good vibes and summer days. Brandon explained that “We all love summer, everyone loves summer so we write about things we relate to, things that make us feel happy and we hope our listeners can relate to them as well.”

Talk about odd couples however, Set Sail is made up of two guys that you would not expect to be best mates in a million years. Brandon is a skate kid from California and Josiah a classically trained violinist. “To be honest we just met one day through a mutual friend and decided we would jam together, we liked what we heard so we went busking together, and the rest is history.” Brandon stated. Brandon actually described the Set Sail sound to me as “summer pop spliced with a side salad of organic violin” Set Sails first EP was a global success, since its release the band have amassed a legion of admiring fans. The newly released EP ‘Hey’ is a fresh new look on the Set Sail sound. “It isn’t as though we changed our sound dramatically but we did have a better idea of what direction we wanted to take our music. Our first EP was very kiddy pop; ‘Hey’ is far more mature, the synth was not used as much.” Brandon laughed Although the band are renowned for their practical jokes, youthful banter and all round fun loving attitude Brandon assured us “This is our profession and our careers, we do take it very seriously.” Set Sail’s musical journey started with busking on the streets, playing for anyone willing to stop for a listen and a dance. Street performing is something that Brandon stated they will always do “It is just so liberating, every venue you play at has a certain vibe or demographic but when you busk you play to so many different types of people. I find that in itself really fun and refreshing.” The Set Sail live act is hailed as being one of the best going around. Brandon believes “We put on a great live show as we simply just love playing live so much. If your passionate and love what you are doing on stage the audience can see it, they believe you and your fun and enjoyment infects them.” With a cheeky laugh Brandon also went on to say “We may also use a couple of special effects, Josh normally takes his shirt off and we use a few lightening tricks.” 10

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APPEARING GOLDEN DAYS FESTIVAL 2012 Having toured extensively around NZ on several occasions I have had the opportunity to meet with some truly special people. I guess what FFD does for me is channel the memories and spirit of their beautiful country and people. I know we as Aussies take the piss out of the Kiwis for fun but seriously I have never seen a place like NZ, it is just so beautiful. There must be something in the water over there because NZ just keeps producing amazing bands like FFD, The Black Seeds, Kora, Salmonella Sub, Katchafire and stacks more.

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hree years ago I was driving around the Sunshine Coast with longtime friend Matty Woo (manager of The Beautiful Girls) looking for a suitable outdoor venue for some kind of festival. We were talking about potential lineups and bands that pull crowds and I remember Matty saying, “If you get Fat Freddy’s Drop you won’t just have festival goers coming from other countries to see them, they’ll be flying in from other planets.” I turned to Matty and said “who the F^&k is Fat Freddy’s Drop? I’ve never heard of them.” Matty replied with a big smile on his face “you wait dude!” Later that day Matty drove back to the Gold Coast and I went home and got straight onto the computer and began the journey of having my musical perceptions completely rearranged by the seven headed kiwi soul dragon known as Fat Freddy’s Drop. After completely falling in love with their music, I began to research FFD’s history.

The New Zealand super group have won too many awards to mention but one that stands out is they lay claim to the highest selling independently released album in NZ history, based largely on word of mouth and divorced totally from record company hype. FFD regularly tour around the world selling out shows most places they go, taking in huge festivals along the way such as Glastonbury UK, Womad, Sonar Festival (Barcelona), Bestival (Isle of Wight), Splendour and Good Vibrations. Hopepa, the outrageously energetic trombone player of FFD loves festivals like Golden Days. “We like it when the kids get a chance to dance

too; outdoor gigs when kids can come along are great. We like sweaty club gigs but those nice summer days with a park and the kids and picnics and stuff ... it just makes for a really nice vibe.” Hopepa’s words speak volumes about a band that emanates such infectious happiness through their music.

FFD first began performing together back in 1999. Their sound draws inspiration from almost every part of the black music lexicon with soul drenched vocals and jazz harmonies colliding with tape delays and echo chambers, underpinned by a rhythm section as comfortable laying down a throbbing techy soundscape as they are a swampy blues stomp.

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o, Australia has bore witness to a ‘new’ breed of ‘talent show’ in The Voice, and with the season finished I can now write about it without stepping on anyone’s toes or pissing off the types that have certain sway in the monetary department for those that provide me with a voice (pun fully intended) away from The Point website or Facebook. Regular followers would know of my dislike for this show. It wasn’t for lack of trying. I wanted to believe in a world where the Big Industry actually wanted to help Australia’s ‘hidden’ talents without any selfish implications, but I’m sad to say that my naivety was fairly short-lived. Admittedly I was intrigued, despite my hesitance towards ‘talent’ TV shows (as well as Band Competitions), as no matter how clearly a certain artist should win by means of

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risbane’s Red Deer Music Festival has returned with a vengeance and will this year headline with iconic shock-pop indierock band Regurgitator and Australia’s best loved folk angel Clare Bowditch. Recently SCOPE Magazine had the privilege of chatting with the festivals organiser Sean Graham. Now in its third year, the vibrant grass-roots music festival will well and truly “up the anti” when on September 1st it brings to the stage a calibre of musicians never before seen in the festival’s young history.

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get asked, almost on a daily basis, how can I get the cash to make my project/idea a reality? The answer is very rarely a short one and it really depends on what the individual is looking for. Most times providing some info on local grants is enough, but if the next question is: Ohh writing grants? Do you know anyone that can help me out with that stuff? If you don’t know where to start looking the whole shebang can be come a nightmare. Well there are some great people out there that can help and I will continue to highlight some of them over the next couple of months. But to kick off here are three that I highly recommend. Holy Cow! Creative is for social entrepreneurs, artists, bohemians, and decision makers in not-for-profit organisations who have super hot project ideas, but lack the time and money to make their visions a reality.

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their talent, the winner will always be the one who draws the most amount of appeal to the target audience, and thus the ratings that the Producers of the show (and its stakeholders) are after. Simple equation Young Talent x ‘Interesting or heartbreaking’ backstory + easily-influenced target demographic (the teenage girl 12 - 16 factor) = big ratings and happy stakeholders. Does this help the actual music industry any? That’s debatable. The two Coast contestants that managed to feature on the show (and kudos to them, as they both are amazing talents) have gained some great exposure which will hopefully propel them forward in their chosen career.

This mindset, put in motion by certain media, is reflected by the generally musically-naive public. I kid you not. I happened to be at a meeting with certain influential types and had mentioned the local music industry, to which they interjected by stating they had one of the local Voice contestants play at an event. I replied by stating that that was very ‘cool’ of them to do so, but had they heard of a few of said musician’s musical contemporaries? I began to name drop, to blank faces. For the full article please log on to: www.scopemagazine.com.au

However, what really gets under my skin is the local media who act like these are the only musicians in the area that are doing anything.

Sean explained “Red Deer has this year expanded in size a further 50 percent to cope with increasing demand for a smallerscale, quality alternative to other more commercialised Australian music festivals.” Sean went on to say “The festival is primarily focused on delivering a fresh and exciting grass-roots event that facilitates an eclectic atmosphere and strong sense of togetherness among performers and punters.” The Red Deer does feature an impressive lineup of bands including Evil Eddie, Darky Roots, Charlie Mayfair, Pigeon and Asa Broomhall, but it will also serve as a platform for independent and up-and-coming musicians to showcase their talents in front of a legitimate, home grown festival crowd.

“Red Deer strives to endorse some of the Australia’s most talented contemporary artists while also catering to a variety of tastes across several musical genres. It is also committed to supporting the unsigned musicians of the South East Queensland region and allocates a number of spots on the bill to be filled by these bands,” Sean Stated. Sean also confirmed one last spot had been left on the bill for the winner of a Facebook competition requiring entrants to upload a video of themselves performing a cover song of any Australian artist. Entrants are encouraged to visit the Red Deer Facebook page for further details. For the full article please log on to: www.scopemagazine.com.au

BY ADAM OBSCENE Zoe Scrogings at Holy Cow! Creative offers a FREE consultation to get you funding conversation going you can contact her on at: www.facebook.com/zoeisholycowcreative Edgeware is the brainchild of Michael and Ludmila Doneman, with the moto: business is fun; they believe that socially responsible entrepreneurship can change the world. Edgeware offers practical courses and workshops with successful entrepreneurs and business people. To find out more check out: www.edgeware.com.au John and Susana from Blue Sky View work to build partnerships and collaborations in order to increase your project’s potential and the opportunities for people and communities to ensure the experience is lasting and valued. They believe that creativity is one of the few things that we have in common and shared creative experiences make a difference for

individuals and communities. To find out more or to get in contact go to: www.blueskyview.com.au Finally, just a quick heads up, the September round of the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) opens 16th July 2012 and closes 1st September. RADF is a Sunshine Coast Council and Arts QLDS funding program that aims to supports artists and organisations, seek professional development opportunities and to develop quality art and practice. For more info email: creativecommunities@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au So Til next time, drop me a line at: adam@obscene.com.au and check out my blog at: www.obscene.com.au See you At the arts end For the full article please log on to: www.scopemagazine.com.au


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With Naidoc Week upon us and Jeremy being of Torres Strait islander descent it was great to hear how proud Jeremy is to be a great role model for other young indigenous artists. “I never thought that doing something I love, would one day mean that I would be a role model for

young indigenous artists. But it is a responsibility that I am proud to have. We get to visit a lot of indigenous communities and performing in front of the kids is often the most rewarding experience of being a musician.” Jeremy stated A milestone event in the career of Busby Marou was when they became the first signing to Warner Music Australia’s indie imprint Footstomp Records. Tom believes “It changed our lifestyle significantly. Since signing, we have all become full time musicians and have toured extensively over the past 12 months. This has given us the opportunity to explore parts of Australia (and the World) that we never knew existed and watch, meet and play with other fantastic bands from all around the globe. It's these experiences that are now heavily influencing our sound.” For the full article please log on to: www.scopemagazine.com.au

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school up on the Sunshine Coast.” Konsti stated The Belligerents are known as being party starters, apart from the fact they are a 5 piece indie-dance band we were curious about where this reputation originated from. Konsti explained “I think the party thing came along because

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Accolades aside Shihad have remained at the forefront of the alternative rock scene for well over two decades. Phil gave us an insight into their enduring success “We have a lot of sacred respect for the band; if we were not 120% passionate about the group we wouldn’t do it. The passion has always been and continues to always be there for us. It’s being like a shark you just have to keep moving forward, keep learning and keep growing.” The Shihad sound has evolved over the years whilst still maintaining its hard rock core. Phil explained how the sound evolved in line with their major influences of that time “We grew up in the early Metallica/Slayer era so our sound has its base in this style. Our sound was then influenced by late 70’s post punk, AC/DC and the industry/

we want people to have fun at our shows and party with us instead of just standing around pretentiously. Our live shows have always influenced our song writing, so I guess the term 'dance-band' fits us quite well.” Critics have hailed the boys live show as being one of the best around and surely this must have something to do with their party starting reputation. “Maybe, there are smoke machines and strobes, Lewis and Stag love taking their clothes off on stage, we dance around and just generally make people have a good time. Oh and we try to include a sweet cover for every show.” Konsti said. For the full article please log on to: www.scopemagazine.com.au

experimental movement. After that we even started to listen to a bit of brit pop like The Beatles. More recently we have been playing with riffs from music that isn’t from the hard rock genre like Dr Dre and Massive Attack.” Where does a band go that has been showered with awards an accolades and toured with the best. “Back out on the road” Phil stated. With a deep sigh Phil went on to explain “we just love it, we love creating music and playing it live.” For the full article please log on to: www.scopemagazine.com.au


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One of our nation’s most iconic voices, Xavier Rudd, is excited to announce the SPIRIT BIRD Australian Tour to celebrate the anticipated release of his striking seventh studio album. Already producing his highest-selling single to date with the beautiful Follow The Sun; Spirit Bird is Xavier’s deepest and most explorative album to date. Xavier will be appearing at Lake Kawana Community Centre for an all ages event on Friday August 31st.

The Month of July presents another huge line-up at the Palmwoods Hotel. One of northern NSW mostloved folk/roots minstrels Loren is bringing his band to the Sunshine Coast for the first time in 2012. Loren’s magical blend of lyrically driven folk, pop, reggae and roots music has shared stages with the likes of Dan Sultan, Lior, Xavier Rudd, Dave Mathews, Kate Miller-Heidke and many others. Catch Loren on the 7th July from 8pm at the Palmwoods Hotel’s “Roots, Beats and Special Treats” session. Next up is Bluesville Station who is set to rock the Palmwoods Hotel on Saturday 21st July.

A great new website we found is Beatfire, it plays hosts to the best premium beats and instruments online. The instrumentals available on this site are of the highest quality and are one off unique productions. You can browse through an amazing library of instrumentals and samples created by real musicians in a real studio. Each beat has been professionally mastered for that ultra-smooth finish.

Following popular shows at this year’s Blues on Broadbeach Festival at the Gold Coast with the release of their seventh album “Step On The Gas”, Qld blues rock band Bluesville Station return to Palmwoods to deliver honest-togoodness danceable live music.

He is a blues legend simple as that, he is the one and the only Doc Spann. He learnt his trade from the best, such as, Willie Kent, Fenton Robinson and Johnnie Littlejohn in blues clubs in Chicago during the 60’s. Two of his most favourite artists to perform with are Ross Williams and Lil Fi. Ross Williams is the unassuming guru of guitar, whether it's the intricate, acoustic fingerpicking of a country blues or a slashing Texas shuffle on electric guitar, Ross plays with the effortless grace of a seasoned pro. Lil' Fi has a resume that takes your breath away. It entails achievements such as 5 times Best Female Vocalist - Australian Blues Music Awards '94,'95,'96,'99 & 2000, and has opened for blues royalty B.B King on his last 2

Mapleton Tavern is just about to kick off a great open mic night starting on the 8th of July. The ‘Talent on the Range’ events will be happening every 2nd Sunday of the month from 3pm. Absolutely anyone is welcome to come along and jump on stage, if your young or just young at heart this is a perfect opportunity to get on stage and play acoustically or plugged in. The band ‘Range Country’ will also be performing on the day. For more info or to book a spot call Ph: 5445 7499 or simply just turn up on the day.

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visits to Australia, where he compared Lil' Fi to "... a very dear friend of his, Bonnie Raitt" , just to name a few. You can catch Doc Spann & Ross Williams at the Caloundra Surf Club on the 8th of July from 2.30pm to 5pm. You can also catch Doc Spann with Lil Fi & the Dirty Rascals on the 7th of July from 8pm at the Coolum Beach Hotel. For the full interview with Doc Spann please log on to www.scopemagazine.com.au



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f you say it really fast it sounds like you’re saying The Joking’s but, after laughing off a suggestion to call themselves Death Metal X-Racer Seven, that’s how Perth Band The Joe Kings came up with their name. Starting off as a duo this now four piece rock n roll blues outfit have been making waves in the Australian music scene of late. Since the release of their debut EP late last year The Joe Kings have gained a burgeoning following across our nation.

Recently we caught with lead singer Jack and the first thing we spoke about was how their sound has changed since the debut EP. “We have changed our sound slightly; it is now a more upbeat good vibe sound with a splash of pop influence. Less blues, more rock n roll, just more structured and less of that just jamming type sound.” Jack explained The Joe Kings music is very eclectic and does call on many different styles and genres. Jack believes “I think this has to do with all the

different influences we have as a band, such as, Led Zepplin, Cream and The Black Keys all the way to Ry Cooder and Rory Gallagher.” The Joe Kings have hit the main stage at large festivals, such as, Southbound and West Coast Blues ‘N’ Roots festivals; they have won the

‘Favourite Newcomer’ WAMI Award, and were nominated for the ‘Most Promising Act’ WAMI. Out of all of their achievements Jack believes that “Our most memorable moment is still just that first tour we did as a band. Just best mates travelling together doing what we love, it doesn’t get any better.” The Joe Kings have recently relocated to Melbourne and this along with their peers claiming them as the next big thing must put a lot of pressure on a young band. “These expectations don’t worry us really, we actually find it exciting and it has given us a refreshed energetic new work ethic.” Jack went on to say “The hardest thing so far has been moving away from our friends and family.” Whilst being in Melbourne the Joe Kings have had the opportunity to play a heap of local gigs and really work on their live show. “We have been adding dome really fresh new elements to our live shows. We are really proud of what we deliver live” Jack stated. However when asked to elaborate on what these new elements may be Jack replied “I can’t tell you

too much you will have to just come and see a live show for yourself.” The Joe Kings do produce a modern soul pop influenced blues rock sound that is truly unique and well worth getting along to a live show for. Their new EP will be released on the

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1st of August but Jack let us know that for the lucky ones that attend their live shows they will have pre-release copies available there. Given their Joking name we ended the interview with a bit of humour, we asked Jack who he would prefer to be stuck in an elevator with, a gorgeous girl, Oprah Winfrey or a talking monkey. Jack laughingly replied “A talking monkey for sure, that would be amazing.”


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f you are like me and are conscious of what you eat, finding a restaurant or café that supplies actual healthy meals can at times be a daunting adventure. I have not the space in this editorial to get into the debate over what is and what is not a healthy meal. However, for the sake of this article please consider that healthy food is food that is as close as possible to how it naturally occurs in nature. You don’t look out your window and see a three tiered mud cake galloping in the meadows do you. What you can see are salads, vegetables, fruits, beans and yes animals such as cows and chickens. I live with a female professional triathlete so as you can imagine healthy eating is paramount for her to be able to compete against the world’s best. Not only has my flatmate educated me on what makes up a healthy diet she has also educated me on some of the best places to go on the coast if you are searching for a nutritious, healthy yet delicious meal. So please allow me to let you know about some of the amazing venues that I have discovered that provide delicious and healthy menu items. Breakfast is regarded by most experts as being the most essential meal of the day. For those looking for that early morning coffee and healthy breakfast I can confidently recommend two spots on the coast. Firstly either of the Envy Cafés, Mooloolaba and Cotton tree, have an amazingly wide range some of the most delicious healthy menu items on the coast. They use only fresh local ingredients and provide gluten free and free range options. There are strict vegetarian dishes, muesli dishes and their fresh fruit stack is simply amazing. Lastly they have a wide variety of freshly squeezed juices to suit anyone’s taste buds.

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The second venue I recommend is the Solbean Lounge at the Solbar Maroochydore, it has only recently opened up their delightful lounge bar from 7am Monday to Friday; there is also free Wi-Fi. Apart from an amazing range of all your traditional coffee blends and teas they offer a green bean blend. This Green Bean blend is certified organic by the biological farmers of Australia. The Solbar also provides a delicious range of snacks and treats to accompany your choice of beverage. All the products on offer are supplied by the amazing Husk & Honey. Husk and Honey are a locally owned business yet are gaining state wide recognition for the fact their entire cafe and commercial kitchen is guaranteed to be gluten & grain free. They use only the best natural ingredients available to create their amazing range of grain free breads, muffins, cakes, biscuits, shortbreads and other wonderful treats. They are passionate about supplying the most healthful, wholesome, delicious gluten & grain free food possible.

As the day becomes night there is one venue here on the coast that is in my mind is a must visit, that is Gopals pure Vegetarian at Mooloolaba. Gopals menu is made up of super tasty, wholesome, fresh and nutritious meals at very economical prices. There is an eat-in or take-away service and the menu includes dishes such as curry of the day, heart lentil dal soup, Mei Goreng’s and Gourmet salads. Their Salads which are made fresh daily are simply divine. Gopals also change their salads on a regular basis so you never know what delicious combination they may have in stock. The last time I went there I had a Paneer curry, that is, chunky cubes of house made Indian paneer cheese cooked fresh every day with peas and potatoes in a rich tomato sauce with

cinnamon and mustard seeds served with seasoned vegetables. All the curries at Gopal's are mild so don’t stress if you are not a fan of hot food. However, they do have chilli flakes and chilli pickle there if you do want to spice things up! The Paneer Curry set me back around 8 or 9 dollars, healthy eating simply doesn’t get any more affordable. There are of course vegan and gluten free options available.

It is also great to see many other venues starting to implement healthy alternative choices on to their menu. For example Zachary’s Gourmet Pizza Bar now has a wide range of freshly made delicious salads to choose from. This is just a quick overview of some of the amazing venues that do exist here on the coast that provide affordable, tasty, fresh, wholesome and healthy meals. I urge you to visit these venues as healthy eating not only prolongs your life it actually increases the quality of your life. For more information about the benefits of healthy eating please log on to: www.thewellnesswarrior.com.au. This site is run by a Jessica Ainscough, a local Sunshine Coast resident who through healthy eating and healthy lifestyle options has managed to overcome a very rare form of cancer. For the full article on the Solbean Lounge at the Solbar along with our comprehensive review on Gopals Pure Vegetarian please log on to www.scopemagazine.com.au


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his month’s Goddess of Sound is the intelligent, beautiful and extremely talented Brooke Evers. As a professional dancer it is evident that Brooke has rhythm in her soul, however more recently Brooke is expressing her innate ability to understand melodies and rhythms not through dance but by creating some of the hottest dance floor beats in the country. Watch this space as the team here at SCOPE Magazine believe that Brooke is a shooting star and ion the verge of becoming a global phenomenon. We recently caught up with Brooke, to get an insight into the life of this multi-talented gorgeous young girl.

In one long hyperbolic sentence how would you describe your style of music? “My style of music that I like to smash out, would be an arrangement of pop-rnb coated in shiny electro, sprinkled with a commercial flare.” When did you discover your passion for music and at what point in your life did you decide to pursue a DJ Career?

“Music has been part of my life since I was about six years old. I’ve been a professional dancer my whole life, so beats are in my blood. The art of DJing is still very new to me but it’s an addiction that I can’t seem to flick. I’ve been dating a successful DJ (Matt Stafford) from the Stafford Brothers for over seven years now so it was always going to happen it was just the case of when.” It is public knowledge your partner is Matt from the Stafford Brothers. What influence has Matt been on your music? “Watching the Stafford Brothers evolve into international stars has probably been the best music education possible. I’ve grown up watching them perform, work a crowd, and spend hours in the studio to then influencing my decision on which way to go. The most important lesson that Matt and Chris have taught me is that working hard does pay off. Nothing is for free.”

What has been your biggest musical career highlight so far? “The biggest would probably be the first show I played at Eatons Hill in Brisbane. The first five rows back were screaming fans that were going crazy the entire set. It wasn’t my biggest show to date but it was definitely the most intense.” Where can my readers hear you perform, do you have any residencies or major gigs coming up? “Always keep an eye on my fan page ‘BROOKE EVERS’ for upcoming shows but if you can’t make it follow me on www.soundcloud.com/ brookeevers. My residencies are HOME (SYD), CO. Nightclub CROWN CASINO (MEL), HQ – (ADL), LOVE- Gold Coast, THE MET, Eatons Hill (BRIS).”

Proudly Supported By PLATINUM EDGE MODELS What does 2012 hold for you musically; can we expect an album release or a tour? “I’m always on tour almost every weekend. I’ve covered almost the whole of Australia but Perth and Canberra. Musically, I’m in the studio about four nights a week working on different edits and collaborations with other artists. There is definitely some of my own work coming out this year but it’ll be a surprise.”

the fact they are beautiful no one will ever take them serious? “The best advice I ever got was to go to university and get a degree then go from there. No one can ever take away your education plus it’s a great way to meet people and grow within yourself. Stay positive, never give up and work your butt off because nothing lasts forever.”

You are a model, professional dancer, TV & radio presenter, reality TV personality, journalist, brand ambassador and now one of most exciting party- rocking DJs in the country. What fuels your fire and keeps driving you to be successful in so many different industries? “Its sounds crazy but yes I still work in so many different industries but that’s what you need to do to build a successful brand. I’ve been working hard at it since I was 16 and I think it’s the rewards that keep the fire burning.” You are one of the most successful cover models in Australia and the face of choice for photographers and producers worldwide. When you first hit the music scene did you encounter any negativity due to the fact that you are female and also coming from a globally successful modelling background?

“I have encountered negativity in all of my different working areas but that doesn’t mean it affects me. My parents have taught me to have thick skin so I just ignore and move on. Being a successful female? That doesn’t change anything. Women in this day and age are respected and almost granted the easier route so I’m not fazed.” You are a professional business woman, a brand ambassador and a university graduate with a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism and digital media. Has it been hard in the past to avoid the cliché stereotypes and become respected as an educated, passionate and articulate business person?

“No, not at all. I respect opinions and beliefs but I don’t listen to views on stereotypes because I think the meaning of ‘stereotype’ is disappearing and individuality has become cool.” You are a great role model Brooke, what advice would you give to beautiful young girls that want to be a musician, a business woman or an academic but feel that due to 35


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