Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 2:54pm

With Georgia Spanos


The Naked European
Towards the far end of Chapel Street Windsor, lives a European-style restaurant with an energetic, electric feel. Just judging by the name, you can be sure to expect some flare. Serving an array of European flavours – cheese stuffed zucchini flowers and meatballs in sugo from Italy, jalapeño poppers and chorizo from Spain – your...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 2:53pm

With Joe Hansen


After much speculation and delayed announcements, long-running garage punks Dwarves have announced their upcoming Australian tour. Having recently played our shores in 2015, the band is back with a quick run of dates this March and early April. The band will play The Curtin on Friday May 5. Tickets are available via The Drunk Promoter.
In a...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 2:52pm

With Bel Ryan 


Cherry Bar owner/booker James Young has announced six of the international acts for CherryRock017. “We’ve got legendary San Francisco garage punks Dwarves. Southern rock/psychobilly from Atlanta’s Nashville Pussy. The incredible female two-piece, Bala, from Spain, who sound like Patti Smith out front of Motorhead. Bottlecap must be the bastard triplets of fellow...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 2:51pm

With Jimmy Hall


Lupe Fiasco recently dropped his newest album Drogas Light. Time has not made him any less politically themed in his verses. You might sometimes miss the message because of the mainstream Chicago beats he raps over, but Lupe has always been about solid writing over pop sounds.
This is one of his stronger albums, his word bending is on point and his...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 2:49pm

With Michael Cusack


Hooley dooley it’s another excellent week for music in our fabulous town. On Friday February 24 Heads With Tales present Cale Sexton, Rat & Co, Hotrod and Millu at the Gasometer. Sexton’s sexy sultry house will sooth even the most savage of hearts with that dreamy signature Juno string and bass sound. His 2016 EP Eastlink, released through...

Posted 22 Feb 2017 @ 2:48pm

With Declan Burgess


After all the fierce bands that competed and rose through the heats of this year’s FReeZA Push Start Comp, Bendigo boys Trash Lily soared above and charred The Push stage at St Kilda Festival with their crisp alternative punk. The lucky and exceptionally talented youths have fought hard and heavy for months and won themselves the big ol’ grand prize...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 12:20pm

With Peter Hodgson


Melbourne’s Desecrator have signed with Dinner For Wolves for the release of their debut studio album, To The Gallows. The album will be released locally in March, with worldwide release details to come. Dinner For Wolves have quietly been building a roster of high calibre Australian bands including Superheist and The Screaming Jets.
The Darkness...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 12:19pm

With Michael Cusack


This Saturday sees London techno heavyweight Dax J bringing his brand of dystopian heaving techno to the Gasometer for the next installment of Bunker’s open air series. Dax grew up listening to the UK sounds of jungle, drum n bass and garage. Being heavily influenced by drum n bass heroes like Goldie and Bad Company, his love for the underground meant he...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 12:18pm

With Joe Hansen


Punk-rockers Against Me have announced a national tour this May. In addition to appearances at Groovin the Moo, which will be held in Bendigo this year, the band will play Max Watt’s on Friday May 5 with national support from local favourites Camp Cope. Tickets are on sale now. Against Me continues to tour in support of 2016’s Shape Shift With Me.

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 12:16pm

With Jimmy Hall


This year the women’s Carlton AFL team stepped on the field and let us Collingwood fans know regardless of what gender is playing we will still be disappointed. To ease my poor broken Collingwood-loving heart I thought I’d look into another male dominated industry with bad-arse females doing their thing. While Melbourne may be the birth place of football, the U....


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