NEWS [07.05.17]



It’s a great day when Yeo releases new music. ‘Never Wanted That (ft. Asta)’ is the lifted from his upcoming LP entitled Desire Path, out August 18th.

PBS Radio Festival returns this month! From May 15 to 28, the station is calling on all listeners to take One Small Step and sign up to join the constellation that is the PBS community. Details here.

Lifewater Oasis have released their new album June, it’s out now digitally and on limited lavender cassette through Healthy Tapes. Take a listen to the single ‘June 22’.

Melbourne has won the bid to host Music Cities Convention in 2018.

Olympia has signed a worldwide deal with Universal Music Publishing Australia.

Neighbourhood Youth have dropped a new single ‘Hugo’

Applications to showcase at BIGSOUND close at midnight tonight, Sunday May 7th.

‘Wishing Well’ is the new single from Localles.

Melbourne Reclink Community Cup is taking place at Victoria Park on Sunday June 25th and will feature the likes of Spiderbait
, The Peep Tempel
, Jen Cloher Band
 and Deborah Conway, Willy Zygier & She Said Zed

Velvet Bow are back with a new single.

After almost a year of operation, management agency Willow Artists are launching their roster on Sunday 28th May at The Workers Club to showcase their artists. The laugh will feature Jack and The Kids Jumbo Mavis, The Hiding & Orches, and DJ sets from Analogue Sunset and Silhouettes.

The Basics have announced their brand new live album In The Rude will be released on Friday May 27th.

Vocalist, producer and multi-instrumentalist Johnny Third has released his new single ‘Only I Could’.

NGV Friday Nights series continues throughout May. Gareth Liddiard of The Drones, Emma Russack, Gawurra, and more. Details here.

Here’s the latest from Dos Boy.

Gretta Ziller has signed with local indie label Social Family Records for the release her debut album Queen Of Boomtown.

The Attics have released a new single ‘Alight’.

Poison City Records’ annual Weekender Fest returns in September, and they’ve just announced the lineup. Featuring Camp Cope, Jeff Rosenstock Clowns, Cable Ties, Mere Women, The Football Club, Oslow, Foley!, and a whole bunch more. Details here.

Kurt Kyss have returned with their second single ‘Water Baby’.


‘Lungs’ is the new single from Tulalah. See them at The Toff in Town on Thursday May 11th.

Emilee South and band will launch their album Motel on Saturday May 13th at The Gasometer Hotel with special guests The Teskey Brothers & Angie McMahon.

Spirit Level presenting a special night of music at Kew Court House on Saturday May 13th. Kindred will feature Braille Face, Lucy Roleff And Mara.

Tim Rogers is playing at the Flying Saucer Club on May 14th.

ORCHA launch their debut EP on May 14th at The Gasometer Hotel.

Cloud Castles and The Tom Prettys play the Yarra Hotel on Wednesday May 17th.

MYAMI is playing at The Toff in Town on Thursday May 18th with support from Jess Fairlie & Wayfarer// x North Elements.

Wet Lips will release their debut self titled LP on June 9th via Hysterical Records. ‘Here If You Need’ is the latest single, catch them supporting The Peep Tempel at Abbotsford Convent on May 19th.

Capital Avenue are playing Ding Dong Lounge on Friday May 19th.

Alex Lahey‘s Wes Anderson tour hits Melbourne on Friday May 19th. She’s playing Howler with The Football Club and Alexander Biggs.

The Where’s Brook Tour sees The Burbs, Children of the Sun, Tom Walker & The Sick Individuals, and Yes, Yes, Whatever hit the road together. See them at The Workers Club Geelong on May 19th, Aireys Pub on May 20th, and The Old Bar on May 24th.

Fortunes have released their Undress EP. You can see them live at The Gasometer on May 20th.

River Blue will launch his debut EP Young At Heart  at The Grace Darling on May 20th.

Baby Blue launch their EP In My Mind at The Curtin Hotel on May 25th with support from Closet Straights and Swim Team.

Loose Tooth will host the inaugural Sensation Party on May 26th at the Curtin Hotel, joined by Totally Mild, Pure Moods and DJ Emerald.

Cash Savage and The Last Drinks have added a second show at The Curtin Hotel on Saturday May 27th after selling out their first show at the Corner Hotel.

Pierce Brothers have announced a new EP, The Records Were Ours will be released on Friday May 19th. They’re heading out on tour and you can catch them at the Croxton on Friday May 26th.

The Cherry Dolls hit the Corner Hotel on May 27th with Bitch Diesel & Sugar Teeth.

Shrimpwitch have released their EP and they’ll launch it at The Grace Darling
with Pillow Pro, Plaster Of Paris, and Rhysics on Saturday June 3rd.

Pretty City are back from Canadian Music Week and back on the road. See them on Saturday June 10th at Northcote Social Club.

Slow Dancer is hitting the road in supporting of his forthcoming album In A Mood. Catch him at The Gasometer on July 6.

Gold Class have signed to Barely Dressed Records, dropped a new single and announced a tour. They’re hitting the Corner Hotel on Saturday July 8th.

The Panics play National Gallery of Victoria on Saturday July 8th.

JAMATAR has released a new single and announced a launch at Yah Yahs on Friday 16th July.


BATTS – For Now

Ali Barter – Please Stay

Slow Dancer – It Goes On

The Basics – With This Ship (Rude! @ Howler)

Cookie Baker – The Summer feat. Tim Rogers

The Attention Seekers – Disco Biscuit Tip-Rat Dropkick

Capital Avenue – Just Another Love Story

Plastic – Air Conditioning

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