Music News

Beat's guide to the Splendour in the Grass 2018 sideshows

Splendour in the Grass kicks off on Friday July 20 at North Byron Parklands. 

The Melbourne show paying tribute to Kate Bush

Catch This Woman's Work at the Butterfly Club from Monday April 30 - Saturday May 5. Details. 

Meet Melbourne's smoky new jazz club sessions

All Stonnington Jazz Club Sessions will be hosted by Melbourne Bowling Club, 138 Union Street, Windsor. The Sessions roll into MBC on Friday 11, Saturday 12, Friday 18, and Saturday 19 May. Tickets available now at Stonnington Jazz’s website.

SG Lewis announces 2018 debut Australian tour

Tickets available via Live Nation from Monday April 23. 

Prince's estate releases original version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U': Watch

Read our interview with Prince's backing band The New Power Generation here. 

RVG announce headline Melbourne show

They'll hit the Curtin Hotel on Thursday May 3. 

Video Premiere: Simon Paparo unveils the glistening 'Gold at Midnight'

Simon Paparo will play the Workers Club on Sunday May 13. 

Here's how to get Splendour tickets if you missed out this morning

It all goes down from Friday July 20 to Sunday July 22 in Byron Bay. Join the ticket resale list here. 

Father John Misty announces new album, releases three new tracks

Revisit our album review for Pure Comedy here. 

RVG, Jen Cloher, Stella Donnelly and more: this year's best independent artists

The 12th AIR Awards are set to go down at Adelaide’s Queen’s Theatre on Thursday July 26. 

Kendrick Lamar makes history and wins Pulitzer Prize

Revisit our album review for DAMN. here. 

Support PBS and win a bunch of sick prizes

Feast Your Ears runs from Monday May 14 until Sunday May 27, sign up via PBS.

Neck tatts, higher consciousness, and Lamar Odom: Kanye is back on Twitter

So there you have it. Welcome back Kanye. The internet missed you. Now, where's that new album at? 

Pierce Brothers have curated your late-night listening

Learn more about the Night Network here. 

We've found Australia's chillest electronic night

It's all going down at The Substation, Newport on Friday April 20. More details via ONO. 

The Cure are recording new music for their 40th anniversary

Revisit The Cure's last Australian performance here. 

Freedom Time returns with a stellar 2018 winter lineup

Freedom Time Winter 2018 festival is happening on Saturday June 30 at the Coburg Velodrome, with first-round tickets available on Thursday April 12 at 9am via their website. 

You need to check out this Melbourne honky tonk night

More details via the Thornbury Theatre.