GC LIVE TEAM
Matt started GC Live to help share and promote the growing music scene on the Gold Coast. He likes a vast range of music from many different styles but loves nothing more than home grown Aussie music. He grew up listening to Triple J and attending regular Big Day Out festivals. He is passionate about seeing the GC music scene grow to become one of the best live music locations in the country.
Favourite Artists: Pearl Jam, Horrorshow, Chet Faker, Frank Ocean, Flume, Dope Lemon
Favourite Gold Coast Artist: Amy Shark
First Album: Pearl Jam – Vs
First gig: Big Day Out
Catherine is a music journalist and songwriter, having contributed to various publications. She loves to tell the story’s behind the music and bring readers the answers to the questions they’re dying to know. Loving nothing more than immersing herself in Australian music Catherine has attended festivals around the country as a journalist and performing artist. She is passionate about showcasing the newest talent and music to come out of the Sunshine State.
Favourite Artists: Fanny Lumsden, Melody Moko, Jen Mize, Nikki Lane
Favourite Gold Coast Artist: SEYKA
First Album: Nikki Webster – Strawberry Kisses (yeah 7 yr old me was so cool)
First gig: Kate Miller-Heidke
Roo Corrinne (Brisbane based)
Roo is a musician, songwriter, manager, music writer, regular radio guest, music enthusiast and ‘Jack of all trades’ from Brisbane.
Favourite Artist: Janis Joplin
Favourite Brisbane Artists: Being Jane Lane, BUZZkillers, Baltimore Gun Club, The Disgruntled Taxpayers
First Album: The Bodyguard Soundtrack, Whitney Houston
First Gig: Yothu Yindi
Shannon-Lee Sloane (Brisbane based)
Shannon has always had a great love for music and has been going to gigs since she was really young. She is passionate about supporting local bands and local live music venues and gets out to see as much local live music as possible. Doing gig reviews, interviews and writing about music is her passion.
Favourite Artists: Grinspoon, Foo Fighters, Warpaint, PJ Harvey, NIN
Favourite Brisbane Artists: Fox N Firkin, Deadbeat Society, Awful Noise, Dune Rats, Violent Soho.
First Album: Bangles – Different Light.
First gig: Smashing Pumpkins at Festival hall
Carmel E Lewis
Kasey Janice Thompson