Music Features

Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving on their record Yield To Despair

Tangled Thoughts of Leaving will support Boris on Friday May 19 at Max Watt’s.

Freedom Time Winter

Freedom Time Winter will go down at the Coburg Velodrome on Saturday June 3. Tickets via eventbrite.com.au. 

We chat to The Devin Townsend Project ahead of their Melbourne shows

Devin Townsend Project will perform at 170 Russell on Tuesday May 23 and Wednesday May 24 (sold out) with sleepmakeswaves.

Chloe Violette on her new single and the importance of collaboration

Chloe Violette will perform at Malthouse Theatre on Saturday May 20.

Lisa Hannigan on her incredible musical journey and the lessons she’s learned along the way

Lisa Hannigan will perform at Thornbury Theatre on Thursday May 25.

Education Special : SAE Melbourne

SAE Melbourne will have a ‘Study For A Day’ event on Saturday June 24. Find out more information on their website.

INLAND Concert Series

INLAND Concert Series will present their first of three concerts at Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds on Friday May 19.

Niilo Sevänen on the grand coming-of-age story that is Insomnium

Insomnium will perform at Max Watt’s on Thursday May 25.

Over a decade on from their seminal tenth album and Boris still refuse to be defined.

Celebrate the birthday of Pink with Boris and supports Tangled Thoughts of Leaving on Friday May 19 at Max Watt’s.

Getting to know... The Corner

Get down to The Corner for Leaps & Bounds Music Festival opening night on Thursday July 13, featuring Augie March, Jess Ribeiro and The Pink Tiles. The Undertones play on Friday July 14 and GL on Saturday July 15. 

Beat's Guide To Good Beer Week 2017

Good Beer Week is taking place from Friday May 12 until Sunday May 21. Find out everything you need to know on their website.

Dean Lewis on finding the voice that saw him go on to create Waves

Dean Lewis’ Same Kind Of Different is due out Friday May 12 via Island Records.

Abbey Road Institute Open Day

Abbey Road Institute’s Open Day will be held on Saturday May 13 from 11am to 3.30pm.

Voyager on crowdfunding their way to album number two

Voyager play The Evelyn Hotel on Friday May 12 with The Algorithm. Ghost Mile is out the same day.

Toe To Toe on the importance of discussing politics and bringing people together

Toe To Toe will take over Bendigo Hotel on Saturday June 3 with Join The Amish, Scratch n Sniff, The Fck Ups, Substance Abuse and Tirade. Rise Up is out now via Golden Robot Records.

Riflebirds on their new single, teaming up with Davey Lane and why we should be fighting to keep our local venues

Riflebirds will launch Plastic Rock ’n’ Roller at The Retreat on Saturday May 20, with Davey Lane.

We chat to Peter Criss - the original, sound-defining drummer of Kiss

Peter Criss will perform at The Sofitel On Melbourne on Friday May 12 with special guest Mike McLaughlin and backing band Sisters Doll. Criss will also appear at the Kiss Convention at Wick Studios on Saturday May 13 and Sunday May 14.

Grenadiers on balancing music with a day job, tough decisions and the importance of band chemistry

Grenadiers will perform at The Workers Club on Friday May 19 with Pale Heads and Hoodlum Shouts.

Felix Riebl on his songwriting process ahead of his Melbourne show

Felix Riebl will perform at Memo Music Hall on Saturday May 13 with nyck.

Gareth Liddiard on Van Gogh, making history and his next musical project

Gareth Liddiard will play Friday Nights at NGV on Friday May 12 and Theatre Royal, Castlemaine with Palm Springs on Saturday May 13. All ticket buyers to NGV will receive a link to download a cover of Vincent Van Gogh as re-imagined by Liddiard.

Emma Donovan on what the legacy of Aunty Ruby Hunter means to her

Emma Donovan & The PutBacks will perform A Tribute to Ruby Hunter at Arts Centre Melbourne on Friday May 12.

Brant Bjork on his extensive back catalogue and his new lineup ahead of his Melbourne show

Brant Bjork will perform at the Corner Hotel on Thursday May 11.

Allah-Las are rocking their way to fame and into hearts

Allah-Las come to The Curtin on Friday May 19 and Saturday May 20 (matinee and evening shows).

HoMie: providing opportunities and new clothing to people experiencing homelessness

HoMie is located at 296 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Find more information and contact details on their website. Dynamic Tattoo will be hosting an art show at Corner Hotel on Thursday May 4, supporting HoMie through funds raised.

Kofi Baker is bringing Cream’s music to Australia but not paying tribute

The Music of Cream comes to Hamer Hall on Tuesday May 23.

From pissing off PA stacks to possible death hoaxes: Blag Dahlia takes us through the history of Dwarves

Dwarves will perform at John Curtin Hotel on Friday May 5 and CherryRock017 taking over Cherry Bar on Sunday May 7.

We chat with Bill Callahan ahead of his intimate Melbourne residency

Bill Callahan will perform six shows at Howler from Monday May 29 until Wednesday May 31 (two each night).

Alexandra Savior on taking full creative control, her debut album and just when she’ll tour Australia

Alexandra Savior’s Belladonna Of Sadness is out now via Columbia Records.

Toby Martin on creating an album in a Bankstown local’s front yard

Toby Martin will perform at NGV Friday Nights on Friday May 5. Songs From Northam Avenue is out now via Ivy League Records.