Electronic: it's Meredith weekend, and we are stoked

It’s fuckin’ Meredith weekend, aww yeah.

Hip Hop: Big Shaq is on his way and the Next Crop showcase is coming

Two plus two is four, minus one that’s three, quick maths.

Punk: Trespasser drop debut release, new The Dwarves and Camp Cope, and Oslow hit the road

Hobart metallic hardcore newcomers Trespasser have dropped their debut release.

Electronic: New night at Seven, and Federation Bells like you've never heard 'em

This Friday December 1, Smalltown is back at Brown Alley with producer/DJs Mr. G and Ryan Elliott. Mr.

Beat Eats: we've got you covered on the best bites at Coburg Night Market

As we start to see our city lift its spirits this season, there’s plenty that’s popping up with it too; moonlight cinemas, rooftop bars, happy hour

Industrial: Flying Saucer needs a new home, and Melbourne artists dominate J Awards

Melbourne artists dominated last week’s J Awards. A.B. Original’s Reclaim Australia took Australian Album of the Year.

Hip Hop: welcome to the '90s

Two decades ago we were living in the wonderful weirdness of the ‘90s.

All Ages: Legends old and young are in town this week

Hitmaker and powerhouse Sia is bringing her Nostalgic For The Present Tour to AAMI Park this Thursday November 30.

Pleasure Garden's menu will keep you dancing all day long

A delight for the senses, and a treat for the soul, The Pleasure Garden is a place where imagination and magic coalesce into senso

Punk: Cursed Earth hit the road and new Camp Cope

Former At the Drive-In guitarist and founding member Jim Ward’s post-ATDI project Sparta have announced the relea

Electronic: Melbourne Music Week has you covered

It’s Melbourne Music Week and that means this Thursday just about every bloody venue in Melbourne turns it up for the Live Music Saf

Hip Hop: The Internet are ruling the world

The day I discovered The Internet, my life changed forever.


The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) opened applications to its inaugural Fast Track Fellowship on Thursday

Metal: RIP Malcolm Young

We knew it was coming but that doesn’t make it easier: one of Australia’s most forceful musical voices, Malcolm Young, has been si

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