NEWS [29.10.17]



‘The Surface’ is the new single from Luboku.

A Weekend In The Gardens makes a triumphant return this November with three incredible nights of music headlined by Paul Kelly, Missy Higgins and Illy. The concerts in Melbourne’s iconic Royal Botanic Gardens take place on Friday November 17, Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19.

Miles and the Goodbye Men recently released their debut single ‘I Never Saw It Coming’

Australia’s only solar-powered symposium Off the Grid returns to ACCA this Friday December 22nd. The music lineup will feature the likes of Jay Daniel, Chee Shimizu, Krakatau, KAIIT, Two Steps on the Water. More details here.

There’s still time to vote in The Age Music Victoria Awards. Head over to this link to vote now.

Zoo Twilights have announced a huge line up for 2018. It runs every weekend from Friday January 26th to Saturday March 10th. Acts include Cut Copy, The Cat Empire, Ben Folds, Neil & Liam Finn, Grizzly Bear and more.

‘Entitled Generation’ is the new single from Tiny Little Houses. It’s lifted from their forthcoming album Idiot Proverbs on January 12th 2018 on Ivy League Records.

For The Love have announced their 2018 event. It’s happening in Melbourne on February 17th at the waterside amphitheatre Riva. The lineup includes the likes of Hayden James, Thomas Jack, Touch Sensitive, Airling and more. Full details here.

Sugar Mountain returns on Saturday January 20th 2018 to the Victorian College of the Arts. The huge lineup features Cut Copy, Joey Bada$$, Jamila Wood, J Hus (UK) and many more.

Before they get set to kick off an European tour, Pretty City have released a new track ‘Nothing Happens For Free’.

Section 8 and Ferdydurke have announced a huge line-up for their ZOO Laneway Party on Saturday November 25th. Now in its fifth year, ZOO will take over the closing day of Melbourne Music Week with a 9-hour feast of live music, beat-makers, performances and visual arts, boasting a diverse line-up of international acts and showcasing Melbourne royalty. Briggs, Alexander Nut & Fatima, Weird Together, Afta-1, 30/70, Kait and many more. General admission $35 from 2pm.

Terracotta Pigeons have released a new track.

Melbourne Music Week full 2017 program has been revealed. MMW will transform the city into a playground of sights, sounds and sensory escapades from 17 – 25 November 2017. Details here.


Angie McMahon launches her debut single ‘Slow Mover’ at The Workers Club on Thursday November 2nd.

Grand Pine launch their debut single ‘Fail Me’ at the Wesley Anne on Thursday November 2nd. Support comes from RAT!Hammock and Wolf and Willow.

Totally Mild have signed to Chapter Music. The band have introduced a new drummer, and are set to release a new album in 2018. Head along to the Northcote Social Club on Friday November 3rd to see them launch their new single.

‘Saviour’ is the new one from Howlite. Catch them on Saturday November 4th at Revolver.

Billy Davis & The Good Lords play at Max Watt’s on Saturday November 4th.

Head to The Fitzroy Pinnacle on Saturday November 4th to see The Ocean Party.

Spectoral has released a new single ‘Wallsong’. You can see him perform at Workshop on Tuesday November 7th.

The Do Yo Thangs kick off their single launch residency at the The Evelyn Hotel on Wednesday November 8th.

Rya Park launches new single ‘Billy’ at The Evelyn on Thursday November 9th.

DARTS are throwing at warehouse party on Friday November 10th in support of their new single. Details here. Support comes from Press Club.

Gold Class play The Night Cat on Saturday November 11th.

Jazz Party launch their debut album Monday Night at The Croxton on Saturday November 11th.

Didirri launches latest single ‘Jude’ at Northcote Social Club on Thursday November 16th.

Handkerchief Thief will be launching his second single ‘Hanging On’ at The Catfish on Thursday November 16th. Support comes from Feelds and Dalli.

Fractures plays Northcote Social Club on Friday November 17th with supports nyck and Alexander Biggs.

Jess Locke has announced a tour in support of her forthcoming album. She’s playing The Old Bar on Friday November 17th.

The Velvet Addiction have just released their debut EP Volume 1. You can catch them at Revolver on Friday November 17th.

Four In The Morning have released their debut single ‘Terrified’. It’s lifted from their debut EP, Half Asleep, out on November 19th. They’re launching the EP upstairs at The Gasometer Hotel on Sunday November 19th.

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

The Bennies will release their forthcoming record Natural Born Chillers on Friday February 2nd via Pool House Records / Remote Control. To celebrate, the band will launch new single ‘Get High Like An Angel’ at Max Watts on Thursday November 23rd.

Jess Cornelius has just released her debut EP Nothing Is Lost. She’s launching it on Friday November 24th at Northcote Social Club.

Mo•Louie recently dropped her new single ‘I’ll Call You’. It’s lifted from her forthcoming EP Fire Brick out this Thursday November 2nd. Catch her at Ding Dong Lounge on Friday November 24th.

MAYA launches new single ‘What After Now’ at The Night Cat on December 1st.

ALTA have dropped their new single ‘Sentiment’. They’re heading out on tour to celebrate, they’ll play Northcote Social Cub on Saturday December 2nd.

Sleeping Lessons are back with their new single ‘Grow’. It’s the first single off the the group’s upcoming debut album titled Peony Garden. They’ll launch the album at The Grace Darling on Sunday December 10th.

King Parrot are heading on tour in support of their new album. Catch them on Friday December 15th at 170 Russell.

Reuben Stone launches new single ‘Brighter Than The Sun’ at The Penny Black on Friday December 15th.

Warships play The Fitzroy Pinnacle on Friday December 15th.

Paul Kelly has announced a huge show at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday December 16th with Gang Of Youths, Meg Mac & Gretta Ray.

Holy Holy have announced a national tour. See them at the Croxton Band Room on Saturday February 17th.

Woodes has released a new single ‘Dots’ and announced a tour. She will play The Toff in Town on March 3rd.


Holy Holy – Amateurs

Victory Lap – The Afterlife

Jess Cornelius – Love and Low Self Esteem

The Northern Folk – Get On

Peachnoise – Bubblegum Lover

City Calm Down – Blame

Totally Mild – Today Tonight

The Do Yo Thangs – Those Days

Swim Team – Positively Hopeless

Lazertits – Lil Sister

Warships – The Ocean

The Mamas – Sneans

Holiday Program – August

Selki – Skins

Kathleen Mary Lee – The Dreamer

Moonlover – Thou Shall Be Free

Jen Cloher – Strong Woman

Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile – Continental Breakfast

The Bennies – Get High Like An Angel

RVG – A Quality of Mercy

Mo•Louie – I’ll Call You

ALTA – Sentiment

Matthew Kenneally – Would You Do It Again?

Colour & Shade – COMPOSURE

The Velvet Addiction – Stuck On You