The Week in Electronic: Daniel Avery at Revolver, Sebastian Mullaert at The Sub Club and DJ Hell in St Paul's Cathedral

This Thursday November 16, Daniel Avery will be busting into the Revolver cage to run a masterclass on left-field techno.

Punk: Liz Ham launching 'Punk Girls' book, Asylum Seeker Benefit at the Footscray Hotel, and Bikini Kill onstage again

Acclaimed Australian photographer Liz Ham has announced the upcoming release and exhibition of a new photography book.

Metal: New albums from The Erkonauts and Of Mice & Men, and The Ruiner are taking this metal thing very literally

Formed in 2014, The Erkonauts are an eccentric foursome playing a high octane style of their very own, blending modern power, exec

Hip Hop: Tank and the Bangas are Melbourne-bound, and new Nasty Mars

New Orleans funk-soul collective Tank and the Bangas stole our hearts when they unanimously won NPR’S TinyDesk Contest earlier thi

Industrial: more Aussies heading to SXSW, new signings, and Dan Sultan announces Stolen Generations Marker Fundraiser

SXSW: More Melbourne acts are invited to showcase at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas, in March – Black Sorrows, Alice

Hip Hop: 360 is back, Miss Blanks is set to slay MMW, and Girls to the Front return for round two

After a public battle with mental health and addiction, Australian hip hop royalty 360 is back in the game, churning out new music

Electronic: Club Derange turn 2, Melbourne Techno Collective turn 15, and The Bunker crew take over Xe54

This Friday November 10, Club Derange are celebrating their second birthday at Hugs&Kisses.

Metal: Progfest news, Overkill live, and new Vessel of Light

Aaah yes, I still remember hearing Overkill for the first time on a local metal radio show in my hometown.

Industrial: Clare Bowditch leaves radio, Domini Forster wins Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award, and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever score recording grant

A week after the London-based Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) released a study which showed that the indie sector’s global recorded music marke

Punk: tour news from Vicious Circle, Gallows, and Stiff Little Finger

The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon has released the first single from his upcoming solo album Sleepwal

Beat Eats: Food celebrations you didn't know existed

2017 has been an interesting year in the food world. 

Take deep-fried tequila, sushi pizzas or that chicken nugget festival for example.

Beat Eats: Beachside bakeries, what more could you want this summer?

Is there anything sweeter than biting into a crumbly, buttery croissant, on a breezy bayside beach, while dipping your toes in the

Electronic this week: Roland Tings premieres his band, Lucianblomkamp launching his album and a ten-hour marathon at The Toff

This Friday November 3, the Melbourne Museum is hosting a night of music called Nocturnal, featuring the world premiere of R

Metal: new albums from Deadspace and Annihilator, and why you should listen to Scar The Martyr

Perth’s Deadspace will release their second full-length album, The Liquid Sky, on Wednesday November 15, and they’ve just

Industry: boost for the live industry, new Melbourne signings, and Music Victoria call out for Women’s Advisory Panel

The Melbourne live industry will get a boost from the Victorian Government’s first tourism campaign in six years to attract more interstate visitor

Hip Hop: Future and Young Thug team up, and is the Culture sequel coming?

Two of Atlanta’s most prolific weirdos, Future and Young Thug, have recently teamed up on surpri

Punk: Grenadiers to release album #3, new music from Removalist and Loobs, and put Face To Face on your coffee table

Adelaide punk rockers Grenadiers have announced the upcoming release of their third full-length album Find Something You Love

Four-legged froths: Melbourne pubs to take your pooch to

Who says you've got to leave your doggo at home?

Now this is a real issue; you’re chilling at home with Wiffa (your dog AKA bestie) having a big ol’ cuddle when your friends shoot you a “pub?” mes

Industry: inquiry into Aus creative content, new signings everywhere, and Aus Music T-Shirt Day is coming

Given that many commercial radio stations don’t play the required 25% quota of local music, the Greens have launched an inquiry into the value of A

Hip Hop: New EP from Boy Graduate, single from Milwaukee Banks, and shows from Mallrat, Dave, more

Melbourne artist Boy Graduate has released his latest four-track EP It’s Not You, It’s Me. Melding elements of hip hop wi

Electronic: Rat & Co are launching their new album, Cool Room is back, and French DJ UVB comes to Lounge

This Friday October 27, Melbourne chill enthusiasts Rat & Co are launching their latest album Third Law at Northcote

Punk: New music from At The Drive In, The Scientists, and Screaming Females

Reformed post-hardcore innovators At the Drive In have announced the upcoming release of a new EP, following up this year’s comeba

Metal: Teramaze heading into the studio, catch El Colosso this weekend, and AlithiA recruit special guest vocalist

Melbourne prog metal icons Teramaze have just announced that that Rob Brens of I Built the Sky a

Industry: Melbourne leads to Aussie charge to SXSW, Spilt Milk pill-testing gets canned, and radio still most listened to in Australia

Seven of 19 Australian acts announced so far to showcase at South By Southwest next March in Austin, Texas, are from Melbourne.

Punk: The Bennies announce new album, Stick To Your Guns are heading our way, and Quicksand and Thursday team up for the ultimate tour

Melbourne pop-punk-ska-reggae-psych party lords The Bennies have announced the upcoming release of their fourth full-length album.

Hip Hop: Get empowered with Evanda, new music from Dylan Joel, and The Get Down returns to Horse Bazaar

Perth rapper Evanda has dropped new visuals for his sensual single ‘Move’.

Electronic: Jennifer Loveless comes to New Guernica, Friendships help you celebrate Halloween, and The Black Moy take over My Aeon

This Thursday October 19, long-running Thursday night party Dance Technique at New Guernica is hosting the local talent that is.

Beat Eats : Diawli inspires us to share our ultimate Indian eats

Am I the last person on this earth to hear about Diawli? India’s Hindu festival of lights that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, where loved ones gather to cleanse for new beginnings, renewed hope and joy? Bear with me I’m not going full hippy on you, but the festival is actually really amazing, and along with chill thoughts, yoga and ridding sins, there’s also dance, music, arts, and –  drum roll please –  spicy, spicy Indian food. It’s all going down on Sunday October 22 and in light of the festival, here are my ultimate Indian eats.

First on the list is Mukka; a sweet and humble restaurant originally opening as a stall at the Vic Market some years ago.