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Music Features

Her Sound, Her Story: giving a voice to women in the music industry

Her Sound, Her Story will air as part of Face The Music, screening at NGV Theatrette on Friday November 24. Face The Music takes place on Thursday November 23 and Friday November 24.

Lindi Ortega on the interesting place she recorded her latest record

Lindi Ortega will perform at Queenscliff Music Festival, running from Friday November 24- Sunday November 26. She’ll also headline Northcote Social Club on Thursday November 23 and Caravan Music Club on Friday November 24.

Fortunes. on ‘Daddies’, Melbourne Music Week, and marriage equality

Fortunes play Melbourne Music Week – Acclaim x Paradise event, taking place at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday November 24, with Sampa The Great, The Harpoons, Spike Fuck, Marcus Whale and more.

Sons Of Apollo: the supergroup 20 years in the making

Sons Of Apollo’s debut album Psychotic Symphony is out now via Insideoutmusic/Sony Music.

Tonight Alive vocalist Jenna McDougall on not fitting in and the journey to ‘Underworld’

Tonight Alive will take over The Corner Hotel on Friday November 10, with The Beautiful Monument and Terra. Underworld is out Friday January 12 via UNFD.

Converge on continuing to challenge their own status quo

Converge’s latest album The Dusk In Us is out now via Deathwish/Epitaph.

We chat to Sergio Vega about finally making new music with Quicksand

Quicksand will perform at The Corner on Sunday March 11, with Thursday. Interiors is out Friday November 10 via Epitaph Records.

Live on getting the band back together and heading to Australia

Live will perform at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Friday November 17 with support from Lifehouse and The Calling.

Fat Freddy’s Drop on balance, kids, dogs and jazz

Fat Freddy’s Drop will headline The Pleasure Garden, taking over St Kilda’s Catani Gardens on Saturday December 9. The lineup also features Opiuo, Montaigne, Remi, L-Fresh The Lion, and more.

Son Volt on bringing Americana to Australia

Son Volt play Out On The Weekend on Saturday October 14 and The Corner Hotel on Sunday October 15th. Notes Of Blue is avaliable now on.

Models bass player Mark Ferrie

Models will play Heart of St Kilda, taking place at Palais Theatre on Tuesday November 28, with Leo Sayer, Courtney Barnett, Jimeoin, and more.

George Maple on the various forms of intimacy that inspired her upcoming album ‘Lover’

George Maple will perform at Beyond The Valley, taking over Lardner Park, Warragul from Thursday December 28 – Monday January 1. She’ll also perform at 170 Russell on Wednesday February 21. Lover is out now through EMI Music Australia/Virgin UK.

Nai Palm on the raw heart behind her debut solo album

Nai Palm will perform at Queenscliff Music Festival, taking place from Friday November 24- Sunday November 26, with The Temper Trap, Russell Morris, Mama Kin Spender, Stella Donnelly, and more. She’ll also play Max Watt’s on Friday December 1. Needle Paw is out now via Sony Music.

Montaigne on what makes her tick

Montaigne will perform at The Pleasure Garden at Catani Gardens, St Kilda on Saturday December 9, also featuring Fat Freddy’s Drop, Opiuo, Remi, and more.

Face The Music: a summit for the next generation of the music industry

Face the Music goes down at St. Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday November 23 and Friday November 24. Tickets available from facethemusic.org.au.

Danger&Plastic on the crazy road to their new single Dead

Danger&Plastic will launch 'Dead' at Yah Yah's on Friday November 3.

Laetitia Sadier on finding her Source Ensemble and her latest album

Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble will perform as part of NGV Friday Nights on Saturday November 4 with DJ Breaking and Entering.They’ll also perform at Howler on Friday November 3 with The Orbweavers and Adem K (Turnstyle). Finding Me Finding You is out now.

Kingswood on doing their best work after hours

Kingswood will continue touring their new record, ‘After Hours, Close to Dawn’, right up until November. They’ll hit The Forum on Saturday November 18. 

Regurgitator bassist Ben Ely on 20 years of 'Unit', and punk rock for kids

Catch Regurgitator at NYE On The Hill from Saturday December 30 to Monday January 1 at The Farm, located 10mins from Loch Village and 95mins South-East of Melbourne. They’ll bring their special kids show to Melbourne Recital Centre on Saturday January 20 and will be part of Hotter Than Hell with Grinspoon, The Superjesus, and more on Saturday March 3.

The Furbelows on bring some old-time swing to the Melbourne Warehouse Music Festival

The Furbelows will perform at the first-ever Melbourne Warehouse Music Festival, taking over Schoolhouse Studios, Collingwood on Saturday November 4 and Sunday November 5, alongside La Prima Opera, Jack Jones and the Kammermmusic String Ensemble, and more.

Why community radio is an integral part of Melbourne's music community

PBS will also throw in a special edition PBS tote bag for every member who signs up over the month, to help you cart around your transistor radio. Call the station on 8415 1067 or head to the PBS website to renew.Prize winners will be announced on The Breakfast Spread on Friday the 10th of November after 8am.

The Melbourne International HiFi Show is a must for audio-lovers

The Melbourne International HiFi Show will take place at the Pullman Mercure Hotel, Albert Park from Friday November 3 - Sunday November 5. For tickets, visit hifishow.com.au.

Night Of The Living Glenn says farwell to The Drunk Promoter

RIP The Drunk Promoter 12/10/2013 - 18/10/2017. Please join us this Saturday October 28 at The Reverence Hotel, Footscray for a creepy gathering like no other. Tickets from clownsband.com.

Sabrina Lawrie on experiencing shadows so you can see light

Sabrina Lawrie will perform at The Tote on Wednesday October 25 with Penny Ikinger and Kim Volkman and with her band The Hunting Party at The Reverence on Friday October 27 with support from River of Snakes and Los Dominados.

Friends of Ours Festival on building the ultimate happy place for misfits and colourful creatives

Friends of Ours Festival takes over Bruzzy’s Farm, Tallarook from Friday November 3 until Monday November 6, with Roni Size, Eva Lazarus, DLR, Dub FX, and more.

The Vasco Era vocalist Sid O’Neil on stepping away from the band and their upcoming reunion shows

The Vasco Era will perform as part of Kennedy’s Creek, taking over Kennedy’s Creek Public Hall Grounds from Friday October 27 until Sunday October 29. They’ll headline Corner Hotel on Wednesday November 1, with The Pretty Littles and Localles. 

Non-DJ Electronic Musicians of Melbourne on two years of community

Non-DJ Electronic Musicians of Melbourne will celebrate two years at Tago Mago on Saturday November 4.  

25 years on, Yothu Yindi's 'Treaty' is more important now than ever

Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project will perform at Strawberry Fields, in Tocumwal NSW from Friday November 17 to Sunday November 19. The festival also features Billy Davis & The Good Lords, Sampa The Great, Tall Black Guy, Kaiit, and more. They’ll also perform at The Croxton on Sunday November 19.

The Bronx on finding focus for their fifth studio album

The Bronx will hit up the Corner Hotel on Thursday October 26, and support Pennywise at The Forum on Friday October 27. The Bronx V is out now through White Drugs/Cooking Vinyl.