A chat with rising Melbourne fuzz-rockers The Vacant Smiles

The Vacant Smiles will support The Higgs at their album launch at The Toff on Friday February 8, and support Department at The Espy on Thursday March 7. Head to the band’s Facebook for more information. 

A chat with Brenda Earle Stokes

Brenda Earle Stokes plays The Jazzlab on Thursday January 24 and The Paris Cat on Friday 25 and Saturday January 26. Tickets via the respective venues.

We chat with Summer Thieves about their latest single 'Get Away'

Summer Thieves self-released track ‘Get Away’ is out now.

A chat with Skyscraper Stan

Skyscraper Stan’s ‘Tarcutta Shade’ is out now. The band play the Workers Club on Saturday December 15. tickets via Oztix.

Pete Lyrebird is captivating fans through an unnerving approach to music

Pete Lyrebird will host two screenings of his video clip for ‘He Eats Money’ at LongPlay on Friday November 30 and Saturday December 1. Tickets available via Trybooking.

We chat with energetic punk hip hoppers Deathbeat before their Melbourne show

Deathbeat come to the Cactus Room in Thornbury on Friday November 30. It's all free. 

A chat with New Zealand beach rocker PIPSY

Check out PIPSY’s new single ‘Strung Out’ when it’s unveiled to the world on Friday November 30.

Way Dynamic, the bedroom pop outfit charming Melbourne with their beautiful melodies

Way Dynamic comes to The Cactus Room in Thornbury on Friday November 23. Ticks on the door.

We chat with adored psych-rockers Husky before their performance at 'Hypnotised'

Husky play Hypnotised at Max Watt's for Melbourne Music Week on Friday November 23. Ticks via the MMW website.

The inspiring music program giving young women the tools to pick up an instrument

YoWo Music will launch their debut album Work Like That at The Evelyn Hotel on Sunday November 25. Head to the YoWo Music website to find out more about this incredible organisation. 

Q&A with Johnny Hunter

Johnny Hunter will play The Tote (upstairs) on Saturday November 24. Their ‘1995’ / ‘Cult Classic’ 7” is out now on Break Even Recordings.

Q&A with James Hickey

James Hickey performs at the Wesley Anne on Friday November 16. Tickets are $10 on the door.

A chat with emerging country-pop songstress, Brooke Taylor

Brooke Taylor will launch her new single ‘Your Side of Our Bed’ at Memo Music Hall on Thursday November 15 alongside Jess Parker & The Troubled Waters. Tickets via the venue website.

Lombard Halloween is here to up your costume game

Grab all your Halloween goodies at Lombard Party Stores in Preston, Cranbourne, Epping, Fountain Gate, Keilor Park, Moonee Ponds, Moorabbin and Taylors Lakes. Head to the Lombard website for more details.

Experience GoGo Goddesses and raunchy lion tamers at LuWOW's Halloween spectacular

The LuWOW Halloween Bash goes down at The Rubix Warehouse on Saturday October 27. Grab your tickets via Eventbrite.

Live music, roaming ghosts and the House of Horrors: Luna Park is turning it up for Halloween this year

Luna Dark takes over Luna Park from Friday October 26 to Sunday October 28 and on Halloween night, Wednesday October 31. Head to Luna Park's website for more info.

Spooktober is rolling into St. Kilda for scary season

Spooktober haunts St. Kilda Town Hall from Wednesday October 31 until Sunday November 4. Tickets and more info available at the Spooktober website.

A chat with rising Perth country rockers The Little Lord Street Band

The Little Lord Street Band's new EP Waking Up Next To You is out now. Check it out via their Bandcamp.

Melbourne's Underground Roller Disco is back with it's most ambitious event yet

It's all going down on Saturday October 20 at 44 Harmsworth Street, Collingwood. Head to the Facebook event for more details.

Beat interviews DRMNGNOW

DRMNGNOW will perform in Jirrmujina Liyan at the Darebin Music Feast. The event goes down at Northcote Town Hall on Saturday October 27. Grab yourself a ticket at the Music Feast website.

Georgia Fields is forging her own path

Catch Georgia Fields’ double-headline with Naomi Keyte at The Toff in Town on Thursday October 4. 

Get to know Boytoy ahead of their debut Australian tour

Catch Boytoy at The Tote on Thursday September 27. Listen to Night Leaf beforehand via streaming services or pick up a copy on vinyl at the show.

Meet Paper Thin

Catch Paper Thin at Northcote Social Club on Wednesday October 13, for the Melbourne leg of VB Hard Yards. Register for your chance to be there online at the VB Hard Yards website.

Get to know Being Jane Lane

Catch Being Jane Lane at Northcote Social Club on Wednesday October 13, for the Melbourne leg of VB Hard Yards. Register for your chance to be there online at the VB Hard Yards website.

Oktoberfest in the West

Oktoberfest in the West goes down on Saturday October 6 at Seaworks, Williamstown. Tickets via the Oktoberfest in the West website.

Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells

Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells will be part of Femmo Fest 2018, going down in The Tote Bandroom on Sunday September 16, with Ella Hooper, Leah Senior, Baby Blue, Zoë Fox, and more. You can grab the Diva With The Fever of Change 7-inch on the day, or stream it on Spotify and Bandcamp.

FERLA on the top five inspirations for ‘The Human Heart’

FERLA are celebrating the release of ‘The Human Heart’ with a headline show at The Grace Darling on Friday September 14. They’ll be joined by supports Spiral Perm and Jarrow.

Sam Campbell

Sam Campbell will perform at The Ballroom, Lithuanian Club from Friday September 14 until Friday September 21 (excluding Monday). Tickets start at $20. 


GUAU! will play at Errol’s & Co from Thursday September 29 until Saturday September 29. Tickets are $18/$13 conc. 

Stef Jaric: Urban Comedyist

You can check out Stef Jaric: Urban Comedyist shows from Thursday September 13 until Saturday September at 6pm at Magnet Galleries. Tickets are $15/$10 conc.