NEWS [13.11.16]



Melbourne Music Week is in full swing from November 11th – 19th. Head to the website for the full program.

Fractures new single, ‘Fall Harder’ is taken from his forthcoming debut album “Still Here”, slated for February 10th 2017.

Contemporary Music Summit Face The Music is happening this week! Head down to the State Library from Thursday November 17th – Friday November 18th.

Nefarious has released his debut single.

Triple A Events have announced The Masters of Sgt Pepper, a music panel event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, to be held at Planetshakers in Southbank on February 24 and 25, 2017.

‘Rainbows’ is the second single taken from Redspencer’s forthcoming debut LP “Perks” out November 18th via Deaf Ambitions.

Fed Square Live is back for another year – the event runs from November 17th to February 16th and will feature the likes of Aeroa, Dear Plastic, Alex Elbery and the Strangers, The Evening Cast, Justine Walsh, Matt Kelly and Owen Rabbit.

Animus have dropped a new single.

In celebration of #AusMusicTshirtDay the Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN) will attempt to set a new (unofficial) record for the most Australian music t-shirts in one photo (on bodies). The record attempt will take place in Melbourne at 9.30am on Friday 18 November 2016 on the steps of the State Library of Victoria, where the music industry will be gathered at the Melbourne Music Week Hub for the Face The Music Conference.

‘Powerful Mind’ is the debut single by Droplet.

Melbourne’s original and favourite night market is returning for its 19th season at the Queen Victoria Market. The Summer Night Market kicks off on Wednesday 16 November from 5pm-10pm.

Simon Astley‘s new album “Blue Eyes” is out tomorrow, Monday November 14th.

‘Own Home’ is the new single from Bel.

The Corner Hotel are throwing a 20th birthday bash on Saturday November 20th featuring BILLY DAVIS, Confidence Man, Jaala (solo), jade imagine, Jarrow (solo), LAZERTITS, Liz Mitchell (Totally Mild), SHOUSE, The Finks (solo), Two Steps on the Water plus Milk Records DJs, MzRizk (DJ), DJ Slymewave (Big Scary) and Rainbow Connection DJs.

Here’s a demo from DL Voyager.

The VIC leg of the National Live Music Awards will bring the contemporary live music industry together for one very special night at The Curtin on Tuesday November 29th. Details here.

Magnets is the project of Siobhan McGinnity and here’s her debut track:


Hollywood Real Thoughts are throwing single launch show at the Workers Club this afternoon alongside Geelong band Mosaicz.

Nelipot and Dave Gillan are playing Whole Lotta Love with Crystal Cities tonight.

Jazz Party have announced a Yah Yah’s Monday Night Residency throughout November – it kicks off this Monday November 14th.

Big Words have released their debut single ‘The Answer’. They’re playing at Melbourne Music Week for the Valve Sounds showcase on November 15th.

Yeo has released another ace single. He’s playing two shows as part of Melbourne Music Week, November 15th – Valve Sounds @ State Library of Victoria and November 17 – ZOO: Live Music Safari @ Section 8.

Illy‘s new album  “Two Degrees” is out now. He’ll play Howler on Thursday November 17th.

Ivan Ooze has teamed up with Ghostface Killah for his new single ‘Bills’. Ooze is touring throughout November, see him at Howler on November 18th.

Heat Wave have dropped their debut single ‘Dead End Town’, catch them at The Old Bar on Friday November 18th.

Alex Watts and his band will play upstairs at The Gasometer Hotel in Melbourne on Friday November 18th with support from Gena Rose Bruce.

Deer Prudence launch their new single at Some Velvet Morning on Saturday November 19th with support from Forever Son.

Paper House will celebrate the release of their debut album “A Certain Kind of Now” at The Grace Darling on Saturday November 19th with support from Georgia Fields and Brooke Russell with visuals by Freya Pitt.

Sunset Blush will be teaming with Jackson Fish + the Unholy Rack for an afternoon show on Sunday November 20th at Whole Lotta. It’s free entry, doors at 3pm.

Youthfire launches new single ‘Hallucinate’ on Monday November 21st at The Evelyn Hotel with Magic His Happening and Total Giovanni (duo).

Tiny Little Houses play Howler on November 25th with supports Darts and Jarrow.

Woodes play the Corner Hotel on Friday November 25th.

Birdhouse launch their new single ‘Sweet’ at Yah Yah’s on Friday November 25th.

The Smith Street Band are back with ‘Death To The Lads’, the first taste of the band’s fourth record, to be released in early 2017 via their own, newly established label Pool House Records. They’re launching the single on Saturday November 26th and Sunday November 27th at The Corner Hotel.

Centre & The South play The Penny Black on Sunday November 27th.

Ned Collette has announced upstairs residency at the Gasometer. Wednesday 7th December, Wednesday 14th December and Wednesday 21st December.

Mo Louie will celebrate the release of ‘She Said’ with a launch on December 8th at Boney.

Frida will release their new EP “I Want In Your Head” on November 25. To celebrate they’ll launch the EP on December 1st at The Curtin.

The Push Inc’s New Slang has a killer lineup for December – Alex Lahey, Bec Sandridge and The Beths (NZ) will play The Channel on Friday December 2nd.

Jessica Says launches her new single on Saturday December 3rd at Hugs & Kisses with Jonny Telafone, Waterhouse + DJ Darcy Baylis.

LISTEN Compilation 2 Launch Gig is happening on Saturday December 3rd at the Old Bar feat. Beloved Elk, Various Asses, Dogood, Geryon and SPIKE FUCK.

Jo Neugebauer has announced that her debut EP, “Memories & You”, will be released on Friday December 2nd through Sad Grrrls Club Records. She’s playing on Sunday 4th December at Whole Lotta Love with supports Ruby Markwell (The Football Club) and Yukumbabe.

Ned Collette has announced upstairs residency at the Gasometer. Wednesday 7th December, Wednesday 14th December and Wednesday 21st December.

Shiver Canyon have realised a new single and announced an EP Preview show at Longplay on Sunday December 10th.

ESSIE launches her forthcoming single at The Grace Darling on Wednesday December 14th with Angie McMahon & Maxon.

Sleepy Dreamers are hitting up The Workers Club for a Christmas party. Catch them on Thursday December 22nd with The Adelaide Crows and Arbes.

‘Something Broke That Day’ is the new single from Woodlock, they’ve also announced a tour for next year. See them on Saturday 21st January at Howler.

Owen Rabbit has returned with an ace new single ‘Oh My God’. He’s heading out on tour in the new year and playing The Workers Club on Friday February 3rd.



Woodes – Rise

Yeo – Frost

Northeast Party House – Heartbreaker

The Smith Street Band – Death to the Lads

Centre & The South – Take It As It Comes

Society Of Beggars – An Angel Called Night

Mesa Cosa – Blood & Brains

Gabriella Cohen – Downtown

Matthew Craig – Ivory

Phia – Begin Again

Millington – Being

Angharad Drake – Baby

Jessica Says – Fairest Of Them All

Alex Watts – This Haunting

The Hiding – Dream Catcher’s Life (Featuring Stewart Winchester)

Dusk Lights – LODESTAR