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Isolaid festival turns one: what’s next for Australia’s favourite pandemic pivot?

Since the first live stream in March 2020, the weekly event has hosted 881 artists, resulted in record deals and evolved to a paid gig. As organiser Emily Ulman says: ‘It’s been immense’

Around this time last year, in a dimly lit lounge room, Melbourne musician Georgia Maq was serenading her cat.

Maq plays in the band Camp Cope, but here she was singing tracks from her solo EP Pleaser, holding a hairbrush as a substitute microphone and dancing on top of her couch. Occasionally she paused to take swigs from a bottle of coconut water, before burping into the iPhone camera.

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