NEWS [09.10.15]



Voting opens today for the Age Music Victoria Awards 10th Edition! Vote now.

‘Old Green Thumb’ is the new single from Eastward.

Face The Music is fast approaching and they’ve added more speakers, including Dave Ruby Howe (triple j Unearthed), Nicole Cheek (triple j), Dorothy Markek (Double J), Jacinta Parsons (ABC Local Radio), Joanna Cameron (One of One).

Melbourne Music Week is back! 240 artists, 115 events, 40 locations. Check out the full program at MMW’s website.

The 2015 ARIA Award nominations have been announced, the Melbourne nominations include Courtney Barnett, Vance Joy,

19 year old Geelong producer Howl has dropped his new track ‘I’m Gone’

AIR have announced the nominees for Best Independent Label. They are Elefant Traks, Future Classic, Ivy League Records, Liberation Music and Milk! Records. The awards take place on Thursday October 22nd.

‘High Definition’ is taken from Tam Vantage‘s new album Life in High Definition, out October 16th on Lost And Lonesome. Listen here.

Playwrite will release their debut album Cathedrals on October 30th. ‘Black Cloud’ is the latest single.

The Seed Fund have announced the successful 2015 applicants. Melbourne bands Darling James and Louis Spoils are among the recipients, as well as a bunch of Melbourne managers including Charlotte Abroms, Louise Cuming, Jake Lowe, Hugh McClure & Jess Carroll.

AWME has announced the third instalment of artists to showcase across three days from 12-14 November. They include Ella Thompson, Anna O, Cumbia Cosmonauts, The Deans and many more.

Jaala‘s new single is ‘Salt Shaker’.


Spacejunk will launch their new album at Old Bar tonight.

Gold Class launch their debut album at The Tote on Friday October 9th with Deep Heat, Mollusc, and The Shifters.

Magic America are launching their debut EP on Friday October 9th at The Curtin, it’s a co-headline show with White Bleaches.

The Sand Dollars are touring in support of new single ‘Holster’. The tour hits Melbourne on Friday October 9th at Ding Dong Lounge.

Hayden Calnin launches his new single at Howler on Friday October 9th with Harrison Storm and Alexander Biggs.

Anna Cordell is playing at The Wesley Anne with Isaac De Heer and Harry Brown on Friday October 9th.

Great Earthquake is playing an instore performance at Polyester Records tomorrow at 4pm.

Tonight at Max Watts, Chris Russell’s Chicken Walk launch their new album Drive (out today) with supports from Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene, The Pink Tiles and DJ Max Crawdaddy.

Huntly are launching their new single at The Workers Club tomorrow night with Youngs and Karli White.

Outland Brothers launch their new album God Is Drunk In Charge at Thornbury Local tomorrow night with special guest Joseph Simms.

Andrei Eremin launches his EP Pale Blue tomorrow at Hugs&Kisses.

Dan Lethbridge‘s new album is out today. He’s launching it tomorrow night at Shadow Electric with The Twoks.

Inventions will launch their new single at The Toff in Town on Sunday October 11th.

The Harlots have announced a free Wednesday residency at Ding Dong Lounge throughout October.

Speaker TV‘s next instalment of Citizens Of The Streets will hit Shadow Electric on Thursday October 15th and will feature Leisure Suite, RKDA, Alice Ivy and more.

Postblue play Shebeen on Thursday October 15th.

The final show for The Solicitors takes place on Friday October 16 at The Grace Darling.

Great Earthquake‘s new EP is out today. The EP Launch is on Friday October 16th at The Gasometer with Wintercoats and Waterfall Person.

On Friday October 16th Tully on Tully play at Shadow Electric joined by Aviva, Ginger and Drum, and Stonefox.

Tiny Little Houses‘s EP You Tore Out My Heart is out today. The band are playing Friday October 16th at Shebeen and Saturday October 17th at Karova Lounge in Ballarat.

World’s End Press drop their new EP today. They’re touring in October, catch them at Howler on the 17th with Ara Koufax and PWD.

YEO is back with a new single ‘Icarus’. He’s playing Shebeen on Saturday October 17th

Passerine are back with new single ‘Look Up’. They’ll launch it on Thursday October 22nd at Hugs & Kisses with Mondecreen and Audego.

LUCIANBLOMKAMP will be hitting the east coast this October for his From Afar tour. He plays the Northcote Social Club on October 23rd.

Tourist Dollars have released their debut single ‘End of Times’. It’ll be launched at Bar Open on Friday october 23rd with Hideous Towns, Milk Teddy and Robot Fo.

Mia Dyson has released a new single ‘Tearing Up The Lawn’, she’s hitting the road with The Waifs. The tour hits Melbourne on Saturday October 24th at the Palais.

Patrick Wilson and The Bare River Queens will launch their album at The Catfish on Friday October 30th with The Bean Project and Murdena.

Banoffee will launch her new album at Howler on Friday October 30th.

Tali Sing will launch his EP ‘The Motions Of Heartache’ at The Grace Darling Hotel on Friday November 6th with Juñor, Evangeline and Belove.

Leah Senior has released her second single ‘How I Miss The Womb.’ It’s lifted from her debut album Summer’s On The Ground out Friday 27 November and she’ll launch it at The Toff in Town on the same night.

So Man Up presents “Man Up Festival 2 – Loved Up” the second annual benefit gig, running over two big nights November 27th at Cherry Bar and November 28th at Yah Yahs, with funds going to White Ribbon. Details here.

Dan Lethbridge – Inner Western 6/10
Great Earthquake – Thought Broadcasting EP 9/10
Summer Flake – Time Rolls By EP 9/10
The Ocean Party — Light Weight 9/10
Slum Sociable — TQ 9/10
Chris Russell’s Chicken Walk — Drive 9/10
Dan Kelly — Leisure Panic! 9/10

Postblue – Glow Like Crazy

Jim Lawrie – Antisocialite

Coach Bombay – Funtitled

Alexander Biggs – The Worst We’ve Ever Been [Live]

Slum Sociable – All Night

Spacejunk – Raised By Snakes

SPACEJUNK – ‘Raised By Snakes’ from efisia on Vimeo.