Sugar Mountain

Posted 23 Jan 2017 @ 11:06am


Sugar Mountain: a toppling, frosted pile of new and exciting music and contemporary art to provide the extra sweet edge. Or so it says. With Australian festivals either dying or dumbing down, the fact that Sugar Mountain had survived another year was impressive in itself. But whether or not it would be the unforgettable experience it promised was a different question.

Posted 15 Dec 2016 @ 4:24pm

Studio 45 will host a score of DJs and art installations all around for your audiovisual pleasure. But you'll have to find it first.


Studio 45 are truly embracing the introduction of augmented reality in the Sugar Mountain program by making the nightclub only discoverable using AR on the festival's app.
The club itself will take place inside a specially built,...

Posted 14 Dec 2016 @ 10:33am

My Disco are hitting the road once again. 


After hitting up next year's Sugar Mountain festival, they'll take to stages across the country off the back of their latest remix LP, Severe Remixes, and their fourth studio album,  Severe.
Severe was recorded, mixed, and produced in Melbourne by acclaimed film composer and producer, Cornel Wilczek. The entirely digital...

Posted 12 Dec 2016 @ 12:10pm

Sugar Mountain festival will win over the hearts of both music and dog lovers this year with their new spin-off event, the inaugural Sugar Mountain x Visions Dog Show.


The Dog Show will take place the evening before the festival in the heart of the city. Catch it at the Queen Victoria Gardens, just across the road from the main festival site at the Victorian College of the Arts...

Posted 22 Nov 2016 @ 11:18am

Sugar Mountain is now the only Australian partner of global dance phenomenon Boiler Room. As such, they've revealed a doozy of a lineup for next year's incarnation. 


Leading the charge is house legend Mood II Swing from the US alongside Tornado Wallace, Baba Stiltz, Kornel Kovacs, Italo disco lord Beppe Loda, CC: DISCO!, and Daydreams. 
This year around, Boiler...

Posted 2 Feb 2016 @ 4:18pm


Round two for Sugar Mountain at the VCA, and the morning clouds rolled away just in time for the festival to roll out a lineup that took risks while also satisfying less demanding listeners.
City Calm Down were up early, confirming that Joy Division’s impact on the youth is as strong as ever. When it came to potent British sounds, however, Kate Tempest wasn’t just the day...

Posted 6 Jan 2016 @ 3:00pm

Sugar Mountain is just weeks away, and Wrangler will be there hosting a charity denim exchange.


The way it works is simple: bring along a pair of your old (but still wearable) jeans and Wrangler will swap them for a brand new pair. All of the exchanged denim will then be donated to the Salvation Army who'll put it up for sale at their stores around the country. Plus a selection...

Posted 19 Nov 2015 @ 2:30pm

Sugar Mountain has teamed up with some of Victoria's finest culinary talents to create a mouth watering lineup for next year's event.


Leading the lineup is Sensory, a restaurant experience aiming to tickle all the senses by bringing together Melbourne icons of taste, sight and sound- Bomba, Tin & Ed and Cut Copy. Sensory will explore the relationship between sight, sound,...

Posted 12 Oct 2015 @ 9:06am

Sugar Mountain will make a triumphant return to Melbourne early next year with one of their most eclectic lineups to date.


The 2016 will feature music from the likes of Hot Chip, Dirty Three, Courtney Barnett, Julio Bashmore, Kelela, Le1f, Dām-Funk, Royal Headache, Viet Cong, Empress Of, Tim Sweeney, Tom Trago, Kate Tempest, Alpine, Roland Tings, Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda...

Posted 8 Oct 2015 @ 1:21pm

Sugar Mountain have added another element to their musical festival offering with the announcement of a new on-site dining experience called Sensory.


The immersive restaurant experiment is a collaboration between Sugar Mountain and three Melbourne icons of taste, sight and sound – Bomba, Tin & Ed and Cut Copy.
If the name didnt give it away, Sensory is aiming...


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