NEWS [16.10.16]



Darebin Music Feast have announced their 2016 program. It’s 20th anniversary and they’ve got so much planned. You can check out the full program here, but there’s some sweet industry panels and a closing party featuring Alex Lahey, Dorsal Fins, Clairy Browne and more.

Nominees for The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016 have been announced. Cast your votes now.

Here’s the latest from Joey Tyler Lee.

TEEF Records has announced their first ever ‘Imperium In Imperio’ showcase, debuting for Melbourne Music Week 2016. It’s happening on Friday November 11th at 1000 £ Bend and will feature Braille Face, Huntly, Lonelyspeck, AIYA and more.

Multi-instrumentalist and producer Retro Culture has released a new single ‘Fading’

Happy Wanderer Festival has announced their 2016 lineup featuring Phia, Lucie Thorne, Ben Whiting, Super Magic Hats and more. The festival takes place on in Benalla, Victoria, from October 28th-31st.

‘Everything (Is You)’ is the new one from Frida.

Beyond The Valley have announced their 2nd round line-up with the likes of Ali Barter, Ecca Vandal, Ngaiire, Roland Tings, The Delta Riggs, and more being added.

‘Elisa Lam’ is the second single taken from Pure Moods‘ self-titled debut LP, due for release on November 4th via Deaf Ambitions.

This October 29th and 30th, The Lost Lands premieres the ultimate festival created for adults and children. There’s a stellar lineup of The Waifs, Missy Higgins, The Grates, Architecture in Helsinki, The Bamboos with Tim Rogers, Tash Sultana & Harts. Single-day adult tickets from $99 and kids from $38.

Producer Dream Kit has dropped his Dreamixes EP, it’s available as a free download / pay what you feel release on Bandcamp.

The Pleasure Garden have revealed their second lineup announcement. Featuring the likes of Blue King Brown, Dub Pistols Sound System, OKA, The Chicken Brothers. The festival takes place on Saturday 10th December at Catani Gardens, St Kilda Foreshore.

Here’s the debut single from King IV.

Amanda Palmer, Julien Baker and El Guincho are among the acts announced for NGV Friday Nights summer line-up. Full details here.

Hollow Everdaze are back!

Girls Rock! Melbourne is a summer holiday music program, aiming to empower self-identifying girls and gender non-conforming youth aged 12-17 of all abilities through music. The program will run for the first time, in Melbourne, in January 2017. More details available here.

Jessica Says will release her long-overdue second album “Do With Me What U Will” on vinyl and digital in early 2017 via Chapter Music. ‘Fairest Of Them All’ is the first single.

Amateur Hour have released a great skit on gender reserved guitar shopping. Watch it here.

‘Kiss Your Favourite Part Of Me’ is the debut single from Liahona.


Josh Cashman launches his new single at The Grace Darling on Thursday October 20th.

Miles and Simone launch new single ‘Never Leave’ on Friday October 21st at The Grace Darling with The Dusty Millers.

Baby Blue launch their new single ‘Save Yourself’ at the Old Bar on Friday October 21st with supports Poppongene, Ferla & Jade Imagine. Poppongene has just released a new single, ‘Belgravey’.

Evil Twin play The Reverence on Friday October 21st with support from The Council and The Midwayers.

NYCK have announced a debut show, they’ll play The Wesley Anne on Saturday October 22nd with supports Alexander Biggs and culte. It’s sold out though.

Lake Minnetonka have released their latest single ‘Out There Bout There’ and announced a launch show on Thursday October 27th at The Curtin.

friendships will launch their new album Nullarbor 1989-1999 on Thursday October 27th at Howler.

Noah Earp launches his debut album “Disinheritor” at The Toff in Town on Thursday October 27th.

friendships will launch their new album Nullarbor 1989-1999 on Thursday October 27th at Howler.

Tom Prettys are releasing their debut double singles on 7” vinyl this coming October, through their own DIY record label, Queeze Records. They’ll launch it on Friday October 28th at the Catfish with The Football Club and Pink Harvest.

Going Swimming have unveiled tour dates to coincide with their new single ‘Debt Collector’. See them at the Grace Darling on October 28th.

Lost Ragas play Northcote Social Club on Monday October 31st.

Emilee South & Band are throwing a Halloween Party to launch their latest single ‘Howl’. Head to the Bella Union on Sunday October 30th.

Jazz Party have unleashed their debut single ‘Rock N’ Roll Graveyard’ and announced a launch show on Monday October 31st at The Curtin.

BATTS have dropped a new single ‘Lie To Me’, they’ll launch it on Thursday November 3rd at The Workers Club with The Peeks & Angie McMahon.

Leah Flanagan has announced a string of album launches, she’ll play at Bella Union on Friday 4th November with her full band.

The Outdoor Type launch their new single at the Grace Darling Hotel on Friday November 4th with supports Jess Locke & Baby Blue.

Harry Coulson is on tour in support of his new album “Blue Dogs”. See him at the Rainbow Hotel on Saturday November 5th.

Mesa Cosa launch new single ‘Stone Bone’ at The Evelyn Hotel on Saturday November 5th.

Tracy McNeil & The Good Life team up with the Stetson Family for show at Caravan Music Club on Saturday 5th November.

J▲M▲T▲R is launching his new single ‘Interstellar’ on Thursday 10th November on The Workers Club with support from Oolluu and cTrix.

Laura Jean has announced a show at Northcote Social Club on November 11th to celebrate the tenth anniversary of her captivating debut album Our Swan Song.

Togetherapart have released their second single for the year ‘Still Here’. They’ll launch it at the Yarra Hotel in Melbourne on Saturday November 12th.

Holy Holy have announced huge national tour, it kicks off in Adelaide on November 3rd. The VIC dates will see them play the Corner Hotel on November 11th, The Workers Club in Geelong on November 12th and Karova Lounge in Ballarat on November 13th.

Kalacoma have dropped a new single. Listen to it here. They launch their EP “Knives” on Saturday November 12th at The Workers Club.

Hollywood Real Thoughts are throwing single launch show at the Workers Club on the afternoon of Sunday November 13th alongside Geelong band Mosaicz.

Illy has released a new single ‘Catch 22 (ft. Anne-Marie)’, and announced his new album “Two Degrees” is out Friday November 11th. 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.

Tiny Little Houses have announced their first national tour. They’ll play Howler on November 25th with supports Darts and Jarrow.

The Spitting Swallows are heading out on tour to celebrate the release of their album, catch them at the Brunswick Hotel on December 2nd.

LANKS has dropped his excellent new EP “Viet Rose”, and announced a co-headline tour with Hein Cooper, they play The Curtin on December 16th.



Simona Castricum – Nights Don’t Breathe

The Cassandras – Big Fat Hearts (BMX BANDITS VIDEO)

MYAMI – The Fire

Client Liaison – Wild Life

Emmaline – WTF

Big Smoke – Wrong

Teeth & Tongue – Dianne

friendships – Spit::Flesh::Splinter ft. HABITS

Miles and Simone – Never Leave

Noah Earp – The Raw and the Cooked

Freya Hollick – A Man Is The Water

The Spitting Swallows – Caged

Mount Saint Leonard – Blame Me