Entries from September 2017

BIGSOUND 2017 Wrap

September 26, 2017

This time last week 💖 Until next time, Brisbane. #BIGSOUND17

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Obligatory BIGSOUND wrap because that’s how I roll. Here are how things went down in the Valley:

  • I got a cold immediately after BIGSOUND, but that’s a given because I always get sick after fun events.
  • Andrew had to play with a very sparse drum kit at our final showcase gig yet still nailed it.
  • The Bolster espresso martini party was a blast, but did not enjoy the fact that the two finger food options on offer were chunks of meat and cheese in cabbage.
  • I found out that I get quite pouty when I’m performing. (Video evidence below.)
  • Everyone laughed at me because I packed trail mix, Special K, brown rice and lentils in my luggage. TBH I’m Asian though, bringing rice on a trip is mandatory.
  • We finally got to play Cinder Bloc live in front of real humans.
  • A Brisbane Uber drive yelled at me for making a super short trip. (My excuse was I had a lot of heavy music gear. He felt differently.)
  • Brisbane weather in September is fucking delightful.
  • Anthony Zaccaria’s panel on data and the independent artist was really interesting, and I did so much live tweeting from the front row that my phone started heating up. Alex Zacca’s panel on the future of music media was also fascinating but everyone talked in Trump-long sentences so it was impossible to live tweet.
  • Pretty sure DARTS managed to get to #7 at one point on BIGSOUND Buzz.
  • I managed to clock 19K steps on day 3 of BIGSOUND. Yeah, I walk a lot when I’m not getting yelled at by Uber drivers.

Until next time Brisbane <3

Pout and about with our very own @tigerburning and @dartsmusic 🖤🎹🖤🎹🖤 #bigsound17

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P.S. Exciting DARTS and Bolster news incoming.

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