NEWS [13.03.17]



Saskwatch are back!

PBS 106.7FM is proud to announce an exciting new collaboration with independent community music organisation Foreign Brothers – MOMENTUM, a monthly party taking place at The Evelyn Hotel on the final Saturday of every month, kicking off on Saturday March 25th.

Here’s the latest from Big Words.

Play On returns to the Collingwood Underground Carpark with its sell-­out classical meets electronic nights. The next instalment is Friday March 24th at 8pm. Set One: Play On Collective: Tchaikovsky – Souvenir De Florence, Purcell – Fantasias, and Set Two: Prequel.

‘Sleeping’ is the new single from Jemma Rowlands.

A.B Original were awarded the 12th annual Australian Music Prize last week.

Benson has dropped a new single ‘Trying’ featuring Yeo.

Applications for the 2017 APRA Professional Development Awards are now open. Details here.

Alice Ivy has teamed up with E^st & Charlie Threads for her new single.

KingIV has released a new single ‘Like I’m Back’.


Gareth Liddiard has announced a solo tour, he’ll play The Gasometer on Thursday March 16 and Friday March 17.

Ella Hooper is playing the Tote on Friday March 17th.

Poppongene will launch new single ‘Esky’ at The Fitzroy Pinnacle with support from Maureen on Friday March 17th.

The Sand Dollars launch new single ‘Chops’ at The Evelyn on Friday March 17th.

To celebrate the release of their new album “Flying Microtonal Banana”, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are playing three Melbourne shows at the Catfish. Saturday March 18th, Sunday March 19th (all ages & 18+)

SAATSUMA have shared their first single for the year, ‘Isolate’. See them at Northcote Social Club on March 18th and The Hills Are Alive on March 24th.

APES are previewing their forthcoming album “Stranger Than Strangers” at the Toff in Town on Saturday March 18th.

‘Shapes’ is the new one from Mount Defiance. They’re playing the Brunswick Hotel on Saturday March 18th.

Biscotti full-length debut album “Like Heaven in the Movies” is out now, head along to the launch on Thursday March 23rd at The Gasometer.

Shiver Canyon‘s EP launch takes place at The Grace Darling on Thursday March 23rd. Take a listen to the new single.

Postblue have sadly announced their indefinite hiatus. But they’re delivering an EP titled ‘Deprogrammed’ and playing one last show at the Workers Club on March 23rd.

Kate Martin launches her new single ‘Set My Life To Fire’ at the Grace Darling on Friday March 24th.

MAYA will be performing a string of shows across Melbourne in celebration of her new single. See her at Paris Cat on March 24th, The Rising Sun on April 1st and The Toff In Town on April 25th.

River Blue will launch new single ‘Mark Of A Man’ live with his band at The Workers Club on March 30th.

Batpiss have returned with new single ‘Weatherboard Man’ and they’ll launch it at The Gasometer on Friday March 31st with supports Harmony, Cable Ties & TV Haze.

Plastic launch their new single at Bar Open on March 31st.

Jazz Party have dropped a new single. Catch them at Howler on Friday March 31st with supports by DJ Richie 1250, Pierre Baroni & Jason Goodman.

Kit Warhurst has released a new single ‘Oliver Never Knew Sunshine’ and announced an album launch at Easy Street Concert Hall on Saturday April 1st.

Amanda Vitartas of Future Popes, Grace Kindellan of Wet Lips and Jenny McKechnie of Cable Ties / Wet Lips have joined forces to form a new label, Hysterical Records. The launch is happening on Friday April 7th at The Old Bar with live performances from Wet Lips, Shrimpwitch and Hexdebt

The line-up for the official Split Singles Club launch show has been announced. It’s happening at the John Curtin Band Room on Saturday April 8th featuring Blank Realm, Jade Imagine, Dag, Lehmann B. Smith, Primo! and Hachiku.

Aeora has released a new single ‘Boss-y’, you can catch her upstairs at the Gasometer on Saturday April 8th.

Hollow Everdaze have released a new single. See them at The Gasometer on Saturday April 8th with Lowtide, Dianas and Lalić.

Jarrow have teamed up with Brisbane trio Good Boy for a split 7″ vinyl. They’ve also announced a co-headline tour, and will play The Gasometer on April 21st.

Oh Pep! have announced a national tour, catch them on Friday April 28th at Howler.

Lip Sync Chicks have released their debut single, and they’ll launch it on Friday April 28th at The Gasometer Hotel (Upstairs).

Cash Savage And The Last Drinks have announced an east coast tour, they’ll play Corner Hotel on Saturday May 6th with Jacky Winter & Jade Imagine.

undergroundLOVERS play the Northcote Social Club on Friday May 12th.

The Football Club have released a new single ‘Ivy’. They’ll support Alex Lahey around the country, catch them at Howler on May 19th.

In celebration of the launch of his new 7 inch ‘My Little Sweet Aussie Sweetheart’, Archer will play The Gasometer on Saturday May 27th.

Bob Evans has announced an Australian tour, he’ll be treating fans to a complimentary six track EP, “Zeroes To Heroes”, of unreleased material. Be sure to see him at the Croxton front bar on Friday June 2nd with support from Alana Wilkinson.

Clowns have dropped a new single ‘Pickle’, it’s taken from the forthcoming third full-length “Lucid Again” out on May 12th via Poison City Records. The band play The Corner on June 17th.


APES – Filter

Ainslie Wills – Constellations (Live at Willow Grove)

Bad Vision – Blah Blah Blah

Bob Evans – My Matilda

Oh Pep! – ‘Doctor Doctor’ (Live at Newmarket Studios)

Illy – You Say When feat. Marko Penn

American Doubles – The Swell

FERLA – In The Night

undergroundLOVERS – The Rerun

ARCHER – My Little Sweet Aussie Sweetheart

Deer Prudence – Winter Song (Punt Sessions)

The Velvet Addiction – Take Me Back

MAYA – What After Now

Little Wise – Favourite Song (Ft. Sal Kimber)

Woodes – Bonfire (Official Live Video)

SAATSUMA – Isolate

Tanya George – The Lie

Dan Webb – Day One

Plastic – Has Anyone Ever Told You You’re Alive?

Baudelaire – Catch Me