NEWS [25.09.15]



If You See Her, Say Hello will feature 21 amazing local female musicians together for a special performance as part of Melbourne Fringe. Two shows only – Monday September 28th & Tuesday September 29th. Details here.

Here’s the latest single from Slowcoach.

The anticipated Laneway Festival lineup was announced this week and includes the likes of Beach House, Grimes and Chvrches.

Luca Brasi, Yeo and Mojo Juju are among the acts added to NYE on the Hill Festival.

‘Electrified’ is the new one from singer/songwriter/producer Kids At Midnight.

AFL’s Foxtel Footy Festival launches on Wednesday September 30 at 4pm with performances from Kingswood, Pierce Brothers and more.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have released another single from the forthcoming album, list to ‘Trapdoor’ here.

The third annual Cassette Store Day is this October 17th. For a full list of releases and retailers getting involved, check out the Rice Is Nice website.

Jess Fairlie has unveiled her debut single.

Marlon Williams, Courtney Barnett and Harts will all play short sets at The Age Music Victoria Awards at 170 Russell on November 11th. 2015. Be quick, tickets are limited.

The Cactus Channel have collaborated with Chet Faker for two tracks, ‘Kill the Doubt’ and ‘Sleeping Alone’ on a 7inch out now via HopeStreet Recordings.

Gypsy & The Cat have dropped a surprise EP, Hearts A Gun is out today.

EMRSN is back with a new single.


HiHO bring together an ace lineup tonight at Shadow Electric, featuring Yakini, The Gaza Stripper and DXHeaven.

Papa G And The Starcats are throwing an album launch party on Friday 25th September at Ding Dong with with support from The Jungle Crooks and The Scrimshaw Four.

Georgia Fields plays at ACMI for the upcoming David Bowie Is exhibition tonight.

The Lalibelas launch their EP tonight at The Evelyn.

Mighty Duke & The Lords are launching their brand new single ‘The Flamingo’ tonight at The Tote with Richie 1250 & The Brides of Christ, Loose Tooth, and The Burnt Sausages.

Mangelwurzel are playing The Gasometer Hotel tonight with Mesa Cosa and Tanzer in support.

Louis Spoils plays a free show at The Retreat tomorrow night.

Jess Ribeiro is launching her new album at the Northcote Social Club tomorrow night.

Mallee Songs wrap up their Sunday residency at The Old Bar this Sunday September 27th.

Living Music are launching their latest compilation Listen Up during Melbourne Fringe at Shebeen next Tuesday September 29th.

Jim Lawrie & Jemma Nicole will be joining us for the second installment of Harvest Time at Some Velvet Morning on Wednesday September 30th.

The Pierce Brothers have released their new EP today. In celebration, they’ve announced a special preview show at Cherry Bar next Wednesday September 30th with proceeds going to Beyond Blue.

Animaux are hitting Ding Dong Lounge on October 1st with Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird.

Oscar Galt & The Eventual Somethings are hitting The Tote (upstairs) every Thursday in October for a residency.

FRIDA are hitting The Workers Club for a residency – Mondays in October.

Fluorescent Connections Warehouse Party is happening on October 1st and will feature Juñor, GXNXVS, NICO GHOST, Gaiamusic, Sonic Vibes, Seywood & more. Details here.

Sunbeam Sound Machine has announced a CMJ Fundraiser Show. It’s happening on Friday October 2nd at Shadow Electric with Good Morning, Ciggie Witch, Romeo Moon & Sporting.

The Drones and Augie March headline The Croxton on Friday October 2nd.

Dylan Joel will release his debut album Authentic Lemonade on Friday 2 October, ‘Blank’ is the new single. He plays Wrangler in Melbourne on the same day.

Mike Waters is hitting the road for his ‘Feels Like Home’ tour. On October 2nd he plays The Workers Club and he’ll be joined by Robbie Miller.

LISTEN records will unveil their first compilation alongside a launch party. It all goes down on October 3rd at the The Old Bar, with Klt Splt, Denim Owl, Phillipa Omega, Creeks, Soft Rubbish and Beloved Elk.

Tex Perkins and Charlie Owen perform in duo mode at Ding Dong Lounge on Sunday 4th October for a one-off three-course Dinner & Show.

Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies launch their debut album with a matinee show at Northcote Social Club on Sunday October 4th.

Jaala launch forthcoming single ‘Salt Shaker’ on Thursday October 8th at Hugs&Kisses with Ryan Vager Group and Umlaut.

Society Of Beggars launch their new single at Shebeen on Thursday October 8th, supported by John Citizen & Vulgar Born.

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.

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

‘Good Times’ is the first single from The Bon Scotts’ next album, slated for release in early 2016. Catch them on Saturday October 24th at The Toff in Town.

ALPINE will play The Corner Hotel on Thursday October 22nd with Tiny Little Houses & DARTS.

The Bo-Weevils will play a one off matinee reunion show on Sunday 22nd of November at Northcote Social Club.

On Saturday November 7th, Santanna launches her debut EP at The Grace Darling Basement with AURA & Vinten. Here’s the sweet debut single ‘Bunnings Boy’.

Crayon Fields‘ new album is out today. They’re launching it at Howler on Saturday November 14th.

Gypsy & The Cat – Hears A Gun EP 25/9
Going Swimming – Deadtime Stories 25/9
Pierce Brothers – Into The Dirt 25/9
Crayon Fields — No One Deserves You 25/9
World’s End Press — Tall Stories EP 25/9


ALPINE – Shot Fox

Ry – Neon (Part 1) (360° Virtual Reality)

The Paper Kites – Revelator Eyes

Hayden Calnin – White Night

Mike Waters – Feels Like Home

World’s End Press – Tall Stories

Northeast Party House – Perfect Lines

Dan Webb – Sailing (Official Lyric Video)

The New Savages – Smokestack Lightnin’

EMPRA – Rebecca

Society of Beggars – Terrible Rain

The Football Club – Banrock Station

Zac Slater – Moon Mission

QD – Oedipus Rex

Astral Skulls – Voices

Suzannah Espie – ‘I’m Sorry’

Frida – I Want It All