Music Features

Youth Code on categorisation, feminism, and koalas

Youth Code roll The Evelyn on Saturday April 28, with support from Kollaps and Rebel Yell.

Jon Hopkins on euphoria, transcendence, and the contrast of feeling

Jon Hopkins will release Singularity on Friday May 4 via Domino.

Beat's Guide to Record Store Day

Record Store Day takes place on Saturday April 21. 

Zenith Records are changing the face of the Aussie vinyl-pressing industry

Zenith Records is located at 5/153-155 Donald St, East Brunswick. You can find more information about their products and services via their website.

Dr. Octagon reunite to grace us with a fresh and hyped LP

Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation is out now via Bulk Recordings/Caroline Australia.

A Perfect Circle break fresh ground after 14 years

A Perfect Circle’s new album Eat the Elephant is out Friday April 20 through BMG. 

Jazz Party gear up to celebrate the release of their debut LP

Jazz Party will be taking over the Tote on Friday May 4. Monday Night is out now.

The Harpoons on their bittersweet sophomore album

The Harpoons’ sophomore album, Amaro is out now via Caroline Australia.

Finding the magic in melancholy with Sarah Blasko

Sarah Blasko’s album Depth of Field is out now via EMI Music Australia. She’ll play 170 Russell on Friday June 22, tickets are available via Moshtix.

Belle and Sebastian: “Hippies can still change the world"

Belle and Sebastian will play the Palais Theatre on Friday May 4. How To Solve Our Human Problems is available now through Matador.

Flowertruck on keeping things 'Mostly Sunny'

Flowertruck's new album Mostly Sunny is out now through Universal Music. 

Sleeping With Sirens on getting their passion back

Sleeping With Sirens will take over Festival Hall on Sunday April 22 with Chase Atlantic, Lower Than Atlantis and The Faim.

Portugal. The Man on blowing up eight albums in

Portugal. The Man will headline The Forum on Thursday May 3, with special guest Sloan Peterson. They’ll also perform at Groovin The Moo, stopping by Bendigo on Saturday May 5.

Courtney Barnett tells us how she really feels

Tell Me How You Really Feel will be released on Friday May 18 through Barnett’s own label Milk! Records and Remote Control. Pre-order the record here.

Pierce Brothers returned to their busking roots with Melbourne's longest encore

Learn more about the Night Network -- Melbourne's most convenient late-night transport option -- here. 

The history of neo-soul told through eight iconic artists

Interested in more from this series? Check out the history of Australian punk, and the Australian psychedelic revolution. 

Underoath on how breaking up made them stronger than ever

Underoath’s new album Erase Me is out now via Flightless Records and Caroline. 

The Wonder Years on Sister Cities, connection, and breaking down borders

The Wonder Years’ sixth studio album Sister Cities is out now via Hopeless Records.  

The Hard Aches: using rock to shine a light on mental health

Catch The Hard Aches at the Corner Hotel Friday April 13. Their album, Mess, is also out Friday April 13 from Anchorhead. Singles ‘Mess’ and ‘Happy’ are available now.

Being a musician isn’t easy, but there’s nothing City Calm Down would rather do

City Calm Down hit The Forum on Friday June 15. Their album Echoes In Blue is out on now through I OH YOU.

Stereophonics: it’s not about going platinum

Catch Stereophonics at the Forum on Monday April 30.

Groovin’ The Moo provide another dose of Fresh Produce

Groovin' The Moo comes to Bendigo on Saturday May 5.

Help yourself by helping out Music Victoria's Membership Drive

Head to Music Victoria's website for more info and to sign up.

The Corner Hotel will launch their history-encapsulating Corner Mag with a bloody ripper show

Bodyjar will play as part of The Corner Hotel Mag Launch with help from Area 7, Game Over, Hanny J (Clowns), Young Offenders and comedian David Quirk on Friday March 30. Grab the last of the tickets now via Eventbrite.

The Australian psychedelic revolution as told through eight bands

Enjoyed this? Now check out the history of Australian punk as told through ten iconic albums.