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Music Profiles

Ian R. Atwood on writing 800 songs

Check out Ian R. Atwood’s bevvy of music at massivehitz.com.

Beat interviews DRMNGNOW

DRMNGNOW will perform in Jirrmujina Liyan at the Darebin Music Feast. The event goes down at Northcote Town Hall on Saturday October 27. Grab yourself a ticket at the Music Feast website.

Tex Perkins can't take a break

Tex Perkins and the Fat Rubber Band play the Heart of St Kilda October 23rd at the Palais Theatre. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster.

Paul Kelly shares his poetic side in upcoming album Nature

Nature is out Friday October 12 via EMI Music. You can catch Paul Kelly at Making Gravy on Friday December 14, at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. 

Cat Power wanders to find her strength

Wanderer is out now through Domino Records. Cat Power is coming to play Zoo Twilights on Saturday February 9, 2019.

Georgia Fields is forging her own path

Catch Georgia Fields’ double-headline with Naomi Keyte at The Toff in Town on Thursday October 4. 

Get to know Boytoy ahead of their debut Australian tour

Catch Boytoy at The Tote on Thursday September 27. Listen to Night Leaf beforehand via streaming services or pick up a copy on vinyl at the show.

Meet Paper Thin

Catch Paper Thin at Northcote Social Club on Wednesday October 13, for the Melbourne leg of VB Hard Yards. Register for your chance to be there online at the VB Hard Yards website.

Get to know Being Jane Lane

Catch Being Jane Lane at Northcote Social Club on Wednesday October 13, for the Melbourne leg of VB Hard Yards. Register for your chance to be there online at the VB Hard Yards website.

Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells

Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells will be part of Femmo Fest 2018, going down in The Tote Bandroom on Sunday September 16, with Ella Hooper, Leah Senior, Baby Blue, Zoë Fox, and more. You can grab the Diva With The Fever of Change 7-inch on the day, or stream it on Spotify and Bandcamp.

FERLA on the top five inspirations for ‘The Human Heart’

FERLA are celebrating the release of ‘The Human Heart’ with a headline show at The Grace Darling on Friday September 14. They’ll be joined by supports Spiral Perm and Jarrow.

We chat with Phoebe Day

Phoebe Day will launch ‘Two Steps’ at The Toff In Town on Thursday September 20. Joel Sena will be kicking off the night.

Get to know Peter Senior

Peter Senior’s single ‘Cool Ride’ is part of his album On The Edge, which is available now on all major platforms. Keep an eye on his website for tour dates coming soon.

Meet Cole Phoenix

Cole Phoenix will release ‘Stone Woman’ on Thursday October 4. Her EP will be out in December – keep your eyes on her social media for more info.

Nothing are ready for Heavy Mash Up

Nothing will perform as part of Heavy Mash Up, taking over Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar on Friday September 7. The lineup also features In Deception, Escarion, and more.

Meet Peter Nigido

‘Turn a Page’ is available on all streaming services on Friday August 31. Keep an eye on Peter Nigido online to see when he’s launching his EP.

60 seconds with Michael Burrows

‘Turn This Love Around’ is available on all digital platforms on Monday September 10.

Get to know Market Lane

Market Lane will play The Toff on Thursday September 6 from 7.30pm, supported by Bec Goring. 

Spend some time with Marcel Heah

Marcel Heah will release his new single ‘Versailles’ on Thursday August 23. It’ll be available on Spotify, iTunes, and other music platforms.

Meet The Dizzy Kids

The Dizzy Kids’ debut album 21 is out now on iTunes, Spotify and Apple Music. They’ll launch the album at Bombay Rock Brunswick on Friday August 24, with Murder Rats and Sarge and the Nuked.

Get to know Lander

Lander will perform at Horse Bazaar, supporting The CB3 on Wednesday September 26. Watch this space to find out more about Lander’s debut record, coming soon.

Five artists killing it right now with Essie Holt

Essie Holt’s latest single ‘Better For You’ is out now. She’ll perform at The Workers Club on Thursday September 20.

Sofala on Sofalarama, 'Confetti Dreams', and pure expression

Sofala will host Sofalarama at The Tote on Saturday August 25 with Sunnyside, China Beach, Masco Sound System, Ogopogo, and a stack more. ‘Confetti Dreams’ is the first single from their debut EP, due out in September.

Alyson Murray's new LP was fuelled by wanderlust

Alyson Murray will celebrate the release of Breathe at The Toff In Town on Saturday August 25, with Lfalfa and Son of a Gunzel.

Delsinki engages with mental health on new LP

Delsinki will take over Memo Music Hall on Thursday August 16 and Longplay on Saturday August 18. His album And No Place Was Found for Them is out now.

The top five cults Kill The Darling are most likely to join

Catch Kill The Darling at Beat at the Bowlo, taking over Middle Park Bowls Club on Saturday August 25 as part of Live n' Local Festival.

Meet your new mates, Househats

Catch Househats at Beat at the Bowlo, taking over Middle Park Bowls Club on Saturday August 25 as part of Live n' Local Festival.

Finding inspiration with Alice Skye

Catch Alice Skye at Beat at the Bowlo, taking over Middle Park Bowls Club on Saturday August 25 as part of Live n' Local Festival.

Get to know Psychobabel

Catch Psycholabel at Beat at the Bowlo, taking over Middle Park Bowls Club on Saturday August 25 as part of Live n' Local Festival.

Five facts you didn’t know about Hideous Sun Demon

Hideous Sun Demon’s latest album Fame, Erotic, Dream is out now. They’ll play  The Curtin on Friday August 3, Barwon Club on Saturday August 4, and The Eastern on Saturday August 25.