NEWS [30.10.16]



VILDE is the new project from Kins member Thomas Savage. Needless to say, I’m excited to hear new music.

Melbourne Zoo Twilights have announced their 2017 lineup and it’s a good one – featuring the likes of Warpaint, Paul Dempsey, Tegan & Sara and many more. Full lineup here.

Contemporary Music Summit Face The Music is fast approaching and they’ve revealed the full program and live showcases. It’s happening at the State Library from Thursday November 17th – Friday November 18th.

Here’s the new one from Zac Slater, his new EP “The Versatile Mind” is out now.

The iconic St Kilda Festival returns for the 37th year on Sunday February 12th 2017 on the picturesque St Kidla foreshore. More details announced shortly.

Take Your Time is the latest signing to Neat Lawn, here’s ‘Sleep In’.

STA Travel have partnered with CanTeen Australia as part of a Global initiative to raise awareness and funds for the youth cancer support organisation, and they’ve released a charity single. Download it here.

Another ace track from Darling James. The EP “Theory of Mind” is out November 18th.

Play On is a brand new music night in Melbourne which pairs classical and electronic music through Melbourne’s best classical musicians and electronic DJs. The shows will be running every Friday night of November at the Collingwood Underground Car Park. The first shows takes place on Friday November 4th and will feature the talents of the Clara Piano Quartet (Kristian Winther and Ioana Tache formerly of the Australian String Quartet) and DJ Edd Fisher. Details here.

Changelings have dropped their debut single.

Bank of Melbourne have announced Tempus Sun as this year’s Melbourne Music Bank winner. Details here.

Our Golden Friend are throwing a first birthday label party! It’s happening at The Gasometer on Thursday December 1st with live sets from Totally Mild, Gabriella Cohen, Jade Imagine and more.

On Saturday the 19th of November Living Music launches its latest youth music compilation album: Limelight. It’s happening as part of Melbourne Music Week, and will take place at The Channel from 6:30pm.

Darebin Music Feast is in full swing. It’s the 20th anniversary and they’ve got so much planned. You can check out the full program here.


Emilee South & Band are throwing a Halloween Party to launch their latest single ‘Howl’. Head to the Bella Union on tonight from 8pm.

Jazz Party launch their new single ‘Rock N’ Roll Graveyard’ at The Curtin tomorrow night, Monday October 31st.

GodWolf are throwing a party at The Workers Club tomorrow night with MYAMI and Aeora.

Tanzer is playing every Wednesday in November at the Grace Darling basement. It kicks off this Wednesday November 2nd with Jaala (solo), Eilish Gilligan and James Andrews.

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.

Natalie Carolan launches her debut album, “I Sleep”, at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday November 4th. Take a listen to the title track below.

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.

APES are back with a new single ‘If You Want It’ and announced an east coast tour. See them on Friday November 11th at The John Curtin.

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.

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.

‘Return To Sender’ is the debut single by Yollks. Catch her supporting Kalacoma on November 12th at The Workers Club.

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.

Water Bear launch their EP “Purple Jake” on Saturday November 12th at the Wesley Anne.

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

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

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.

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

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

Woodes has released her new EP and single ‘Rise’. See her supporting on Friday November 25th at the Corner Hotel.

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.

Alexander Biggs – Tidal Wave

Osaka – Weights

Emilee South – Howl

APES – If You Want It

Oh Pep! – Wanting

Jarrow – James Impala

Au Dré – Watch What You Say

Joey Tyler Lee – Live On

Ivan Ooze – Bills (Ft. Ghostface Killah)

Jazz Party – Rock N’ Roll Graveyard

twelveAM – On My Own

Little Wise – Don’t Hurry Back