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
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
Based on the Gold Coast, Terresa could well be considered a triple threat – photographer, writer and lover of live music. While her musical tastes now rest somewhere between wide and varied, she first cut her teeth on and still remains very partial to the Australian rock scene. Always on the lookout for a great live show and a spot to dance, if you happen to see her out and about make sure you stop and say hi.
Favourite Artists: Midnight Oil, Divinyls, Waifs, Spiderbait, RHCP.
Favourite Gold Coast Artists: Hot Teas, Mason Rack Band.
First Albums: The first one given to me – Huey Lewis and the News – Sports 1983. The first one I brought myself – Divinyls – What a life! 1985.
First concert: WHAM – my mum took me 🙂
Tam Schilling (Brisbane based)
Tam has always had a passion for music starting from a very young age playing various instruments in local bands from when she was 10. It was in her teenage years that she discovered her love for live music. Tam is always out either supporting a local band or an International band at least once a week.
Tam Started doing Band Photography one year ago & found a new passion that she could mix with her passion for live music.
Favourite Artists: Cradle Of Filth, Marilyn Manson, Motley Crue, Grinspoon
Favourite Brisbane Artists: Darkcell, Zac BNJMN, Trinatyde & Nick Tart Band
First Album: Cradle Of Filth – Midian
First Gig: Big Day Out 2001