NEWS [20.08.17]



‘Empress’ is the brilliant debut track from Thomas Wallis.

Face the Music have announced their 2017 dates – Thursday November 23rd & Friday November 24th. Earlybird tickets are available right now through Moshtix.

Jess Cornelius has released new single “Jealousy’

The Age Music Victoria Awards celebrate its 12th year in 2017, with what will be a massive line up of Victoria’s best musical talent at 170 Russell on Wednesday 22 November, during Melbourne Music Week. Early bird tickets are now on sale.

Lupine have shared new single ‘Thirsty’. The track is the lead single from Lupine’s third EP which is set for release in mid-2018.

Melbourne’s free winter music festival Live N Local returns to the City of Port Phillip this August. Spanning eight days from August 19 to 26, the full lineup is available here.

‘Collide’ is the latest from Swim Season.

Jess Locke has announced her new album Universe will be released on Friday 20th October via Pool House Records / Remote Control Records.

Johnny Third is back with new single ‘Promises’.

Beyond The Valley have revealed their first lineup announcement. Stormzy, Matt Corby, The Presets, Cut Copy, Cub Sport, Dean Lewis, DMA’S and more. The festival takes place at Lardner Park in Warragul from December 28, 2017 – January 1, 2018.

DARTS have dropped not one, but two new singles this week. Here’s one of them:

Kennedys Creek Music Festival have announced this year’s lineup and it includes The Vasco Era, Jonathan Boulet, Peter Bibby’s Dog Act, Donny Benet, Ausmuteants, The Weapon Is Sound, and more. It’s happening from Sunday October 27th – Tuesday October 29th in the Otway Ranges.

TFS (Tropical F**k Storm), the new band featuring Gareth Liddiard and Fiona Kitschin (The Drones), Lauren Hammel (High Tension) on drums and Erica Dunn (Harmony, Palm Springs) have released a track!


SUN have released a new single ‘Seasons’, if you’ve got tickets catch them on Friday 25th August 25th at the Corner Hotel supporting Ocean Alley.

LANKS plays Northcote Social Club on Saturday August 26th.

Patrick Wilson and The Bare River Queens launch new single ‘Nobody’ at The Post Office Hotel on Sunday August 27th.

Sons of Rico are headlining The Gasometer Thursday August 31st alongside Ferla and Gumboo.

Tempus Sun launch their new single ‘Gold’ at The Evelyn Hotel on September 1st.

Sagamore are back with a new single ‘Pearl Of The Sky’, and the band have announced a single launch at The Grace Darling on Friday September 1st.

On Diamond launch new single ‘Light’ at The Yarra Hotel on September 2nd with War Plane and Denim Owl.

Maja has released her new EP Still Bleeding. She’s launching it at The Wesley Anne on September 1st.

Benny Sinclair is set to release his debut solo album, The Impeccable Word on September 1st. Until then, here’s the single ‘Vices’. He’s launching the album at Revolver Upstairs on Friday September 8th.

Jen Cloher is heading out on tour in celebration of her new album – she’s playing Howler on September 8th & 10th.

Kittyscratch & Fool Child are teaming up for a joint single launch on Saturday September 9th at The Workers Club with Miracle Mile & of Ashes. Doors 1pm.

Mount Defiance have announced a mini residency in support of their new EP. See them at The Gasometer upstairs on Tuesday September 12th and 19th.

Pierce Brothers have announced their “The Records Were Ours” Australian tour this August/September, taking in in QLD, WA, SA, VIC, NT and NSW. Catch them at 170 Russell on September 15th.

Bench Press launch their album on Saturday September 23rd at The Old Bar with Horace Bones, TV Haze and Local Coward.

SAATSUMA have dropped a new single and announced their album launch at Northcote Social Club on Saturday September 23rd.

Patrick Wilson will launch his EP at The Union Hotel on Saturday October 7th.

Alexander Biggs launches his debut EP Still You Sharpen Your Teeth at The Toff in Town on Saturday October 7th.

Desire Path is the new album from Yeo. He’s heading out on a massive 11-date national tour with special guest Lonelyspeck. Catch them at Howler on October 14th with Eilish Gilligan and Alex Yabsley DJ.

Mammal have announced they will reform to play one show at Melbourne’s Max Watt’s on Friday October 27th.

Gold Class have dropped their new album Drum on Friday. They’re heading out on tour, see them on November 11th at The Night Cat.

Marlon Williams has already sold out two Howler shows and announced a third on November 20th.


LANKS – Comfortable

Self Talk – Bedside Dictionary

Gold Class – Get Yours

Marlon Williams – Vampire Again

Banoffee – Ripe

Patrick Wilson – Nobody

On Diamond – Light

Jess Locke – Universe

O R C H A – ‘MOTION’ (Live)

Principal – His Knife Collection

NYUON – Space Master

Connor – Around You ft. True

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