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Music Features

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Steve Gunn on the marriage of art and music, ahead of his performance at NGV

Steve Gunn will perform at NGV Friday Nights on Friday July 7 and Northcote Social Club on Saturday July 8.

Ed Kuepper on celebrating 40 years of ‘(I’m) Stranded’

Ed Kuepper will be part of Why Punk? taking place at Bakehouse Studios on Friday July 21 and perform Solo By Request and In Conversation with Tony Briggs at Melba Spiegeltent on Saturday July 22.

Clairy Browne talks about going solo, her debut album 'Pool', and her upcoming pop-up show

Clairy Browne will play at MEMO Music Hall on Friday July 7.

Charlie Owen on Tex, Don and Charlie and their new album 12 years in the making

Tex, Don and Charlie will play the Thornbury Theatre on Tuesday August 29 and Wednesday August 30 and Memo Music Hall on Thursday August 31 and Saturday September 2. You Don't Know Lonely is out now.

Celebrating eight years with Brunswick Hotel

Brunswick Hotel will celebrate their eighth birthday on Sunday July 9 with Seedy Jeezus, Mannequin Death Squad, Two Headed Dog and Super Rock N Roll Party.

Alex the Astronaut on the art of multi-tasking

Alex the Astronaut will perform at Unplugged Live at National Gallery of Victoria on Sunday July 9, before supporting Montaigne at 170 Russell on Friday August 4.

Thando on reimagining the work of David Bowie and Freddy Mercury onstage

Thando will star in Bowie and Mercury Rising, taking place at Chapel Off Chapel from Wednesday July 26 – Sunday July 30.

Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré talks ‘Stage Four’ and their upcoming Australian tour

Touche Amoré will play at Arrow On Swanston on Saturday July 8 and The Corner Hotel on Sunday July 9. 

Richard Dawson on his new album ‘Peasant’.

Richard Dawson’s Peasant is out now via Domino.

6 local artists and bands that'll bend your mind

Like what you hear? Check out our Gig Guide for more good shit. 

Japandroids are back, and they're more experimental than ever

Japandroids hit The Corner Hotel on Tuesday July 11. Grab your tickets here.

Marika Hackman on getting out of her comfort zone on album number two

Marika Hackman's album I’m Not Your Man is out now via Caroline.

Branch Arterial on overcoming adversity to release their new album

Branch Arterial will take over The Evelyn Hotel on Friday June 30 with Toehider, Acolyte, and Senita.

Orsome Welles on why it took so long to release their second EP ‘Rise’

Orsome Welles will play at The Evelyn Hotel on Saturday July 8. Rise is out now.

Steve Hackett on his musical legacy and revisiting his work with Genesis

Steve Hackett will bring the Genesis Revisited tour to The Palais on Saturday August 5 and both the Melbourne Guitar Show  and 170 Russell on Sunday August 6. The Night Siren is out now.

Slice Records chat about their upcoming Geotech 2 party and Melbourne's diverse electronica

Catch Geotech 2 on Saturday July 1, Geotech 3 on Saturday July 29 and Geotech 4 on Saturday August 12, all at Bar 303.

Laura Jean on her journey from debut LP 'Our Swan Song' to finding a new sound

Laura Jean plays the Winter Wild festival as part of the FIRE element in Apollo Bay on Saturday August 12. 

Ben Salter talks about his upcoming performance at the NGV and his forthcoming album

Ben Salter will perform at the NGV Friday Nights on Friday June 30 and Tramway Hotel on Sunday July 9.

Julien Baker talks life on the road, 'Sprained Ankle' and her upcoming album

Julien Baker will play at Memo Music Hall on Friday July 14 and Northcote Social Club on Saturday July 15 (sold out) and Tuesday July 18.

Kristina Behrsin on finding inspiration in her ancestry and becoming Niine

Niine will launch the music video to It Was Never Up To You at the Toff in Town on Thursday July 13 with support from Tiaryn and Jaala. 

From karaoke bar to the world’s stage, Bishop Briggs talks her unstoppable rise

Bishop Briggs will play Howler on Friday July 21, before performing at Splendour In The Grass, taking over North Byron Parklands from Friday July 21 until Sunday July 23.

Ben Ottewell on finding inspiration for his third album and returning to Australia

Ben Ottewell will perform at Northcote Social Club on Friday June 30 and Caravan Music Club on Saturday July 1. A Man Apart is out now via Cooking Vinyl.

The B.East's Studio 54-themed fifth birthday party is gonna go off-chops

Come on down to The B.East on Saturday June 24. Entry is free.

Orsome Welles on the twelve months that led them to ‘Rise’

Orsome Welles will play Evelyn Hotel on Saturday July 8. Rise is out now.

Radio Birdman on the ups and downs of their 40-year history

Radio Birdman will play The Croxton on Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1 with Died Pretty and Kim Salmon Power Pop Trio.

Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson on the 20th anniversary of ‘Guide To Better Living’

Grinspoon will hit Margaret Court Arena on Friday June 30, The Village Green Hotel on Saturday July 1 and Pier Bandroom on Friday August 4.

We chat to The Meanies frontman Link McLennan before he farewells the country

The Meanies will farewell Melbourne at The Gasometer on Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1.

Tunes, Torps and Tradition: A look at this year's Reclink Community Cup

Reclink Community Cup will take place at Victoria Park on Sunday June 25.