Music Profiles

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.

Getting to know Kyle Taylor

Kyle Taylor will perform at The Village Green Hotel on Wednesday August 8. 

Get to know Pat’s Music

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Get the lowdown on GH Music

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Eddie Nuardo on his newest album

Eddie Nuardo will launch The Good Whiskey Never Lasts at Some Velvet Morning on Friday July 27. He’ll also bring it to The Lost Ones in Ballarat on Saturday August 11 and Castlemaine’s The Bridge Hotel on Sunday September 2. Grab his new album now via Bandcamp.

The Offtopics want to make you dance, laugh, and clap your hands

The Offtopics will launch ‘A Man Needs Cooling’ on Friday July 27 at the Brunswick Mechanic’s Institute with support from The Fix Ups. You can grab yourself a copy of the vinyl 7” on the night.

That Gold Street Sound confront crushing loneliness on new single, 'Only Lonely'

That Gold Street Sound take over Cherry Bar on Wednesday August 3 from 8pm, with supports from The Putbacks. ‘Only Lonely’ will be available on the same day.

Round Buddah on their new singles

Round Buddah play the Toff in Town on Sunday July 22 with P-UniQue and Zellow.

Donna Amini is still evolving

Donna Amini will play Compass Pizza on Friday July 20 with support from Burnt Letters and Sainthill.

Jack and The Kids are evolving

Jack and The Kids will perform at The Catfish on Friday July 20, with support from Club Yorke, Donnarumma and Slowcoaching. Their single ‘Television Hero’ is out now.

Lost Woods on 'Cinnamon', Adelaide, and defining themselves

Lost Woods will perform at Whole Lotta Love on Sunday August 5. ‘Cinnamon’ is out now, available to stream in all the usual places.

Leaps and Bounds: the faces behind some of your favourite Yarra venues

Leaps and Bounds Festival will take place across City of Yarra from Friday July 13 until Sunday July 22.

Belgrave Big Dreams Market

The Belgrave Big Dreams Market runs every second Sunday of the month (except January) from 9am to 2pm at St. Thomas More Primary School, Reynolds Lane, Belgrave.  

Mick Harvey Sings Gainsbourg

Mick Harvey Sings Gainsbourg will play at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Thursday July 12.

Smash Bros on working, pulling, and ripping

Smash Bros will launch Hydrate at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar on Saturday July 7 with special guests Strawberry Fist Cake, Sweet Cheeks, Ferocious Chode and Psycho Moto. Find more information on the Smash Bros Facebook page.

Clevenger on Perth, punk, and his new single

Clevenger will launch Breaking with a live FM broadcast/Facebook stream from the KISS FM studios on Friday June 29. It’s going down from 6pm and you can check out all the details on where to catch it via Clevenger’s website.

Tim Spriggs is gracing us with 'Something Else'

You can find Tim Spriggs’ EP Something Else on all major platforms. Keep an eye out for the title track’s music video dropping in the coming weeks. 

Fur, Beer and Flames: What to expect from Barbarion's anniversary show

Barbarion will celebrate their ten year anniversary at The Tote on Saturday June 23, supported by Toga Rock and the Victorian Qualifiers for the Australian Air Guitar Championships.

The Dollar Bill Murrays

The Dollar Bill Murrays will launch ‘The Shape You Take’ at The Gasometer Hotel on Saturday June 16, with The Vacant Smiles, KÖDA and Franjapan coming in as support. Tickets are available via Oztix.

Get to know Melbourne electro-pop singer-songwriter Jade Alice

Jade Alice will be launching ‘Heartbreak Club’ at The Toff on Sunday June 24 from 6.30pm, with Tommy Castles and Velvet Bloom as support. Grab your tickets via Moshtix.

Rachel Costanzo

Rachel Costanzo’s latest single ‘Comfortable’ is out now on all platforms. Keep an eye on her website and social media for the release of the music video in the coming weeks.  

Katana Cartel

Katana Cartel will play Musicland on Saturday June 30 with Panik, K**tsquad and Turret with $10 entry on the door. 

Prepare yourself for Unfuck The World Day

Unfuck The World Day goes down at Dancing Dog Café, Footscray on Saturday June 9 from 3pm – 8pm. Donations on entry are encouraged and there’ll be raffle tickets for $5 for sale, with all proceeds going towards Helping Hands Mission.

Get to know Drop Legs

King Brown Sun Down is available now across all major platforms. Drop Legs are heading abroad to tour their debut album across Europe and the UK, before returning home in September to play some home shows.

Tibbs & Bones have got your next festival outfit sorted

You can find Tibbs & Bones online or at their flagship store in Melbourne at 394 High Street, Northcote, open from Monday – Saturday. 

Strangers for Sale

Strangers For Sale will debut their single ‘Silver Screen Dreams’ on Thursday May 24 at Bar Open from 8.30pm. Useless Spaceman and Funk Dancing for Self Defence will join as support and you can find tickets via Oztix.

James Hickey

James Hickey will perform at Charles Weston on Saturday June 16 from 6pm. 

Don Giovanni – Let’s Rock'n'roll

Emotionworks will perform Don Giovanni – Let’s Rock ‘n’ Roll at The Corner Hotel on Sunday June 3 at 2pm. Tickets and full details via Emotionworks’ website.

Australian Music Examination Board

The AMEB run music exams throughout the year across guitar (electric or acoustic), drums, bass, vocals, piano, band, ukulele, theory and Music Production. You can find out more about their examination services and enrol via their website: ameb.edu.au.