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In case you haven’t heard, The Who have been touring all year long as part of their 50th anniversary playing together. When they played Hyde Park back in June, The Who pulled a Clapton and filmed it all. The culmination of their efforts, The Who: Live in Hyde Park features the band’s definitive hits such as Baba O’Riley, Pinball Wizard and My Generation, woven with interviews from the band...

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If you don’t know who Clapton is then put down the magazine there buddy, this is Beat, not Uncultured Swine Weekly. Eric Clapton celebrated his 70th birthday and 50th year in the music business earlier this year with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall and filmed the whole damn thing. Eric Clapton: Live at the Royal Albert Hall plays in Australian cinemas for one day only, Wednesday October 14...

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Well known for their high energy live shows, French 10-piece Babylon Circus channel everything from reggae and punk to big band jazz during their rambunctious ska filled sets, fusing together bouncing brass sections and manic guitar licks. They’ve played over 1500 gigs over their 20 year career, so they must be doing a couple things right. Babylon Circus plays this Saturday night as part of...

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On Saturday October 3, thousands of people will descend upon the bushland venue Dashville to celebrate the golden era of Americana, psychedelia and alt country, born out of the American culture of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Bahamas (CAN), Holy Holy and All Our Exes Live In Texas are all set to play across the two day long event, along with way too many artists to list here. We’ve got two...

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Biographical drama Straight Outta Compton tells the infamous story of the rise and fall of hip hop collective N.W.A. It’s been breaking box office records all over America this month, and to celebrate the September 3 Australian release, how does a free double pass sound? Straight outta freeshit.

 

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It doesn’t matter whether you know him from the hugely successful See You Again (feat Charlie Pluth) or club banger Black and Yellow, but I’m sure you know him. Wiz Khalifa returns to Oz later this month, playing at Margaret Court Arena on Thursday October 1, and there’s gotta be a reader or two out there just dying to go. If you’re one of them, enter below to win a double pass.

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The recently renovated venue The Croxton opens its doors on Friday October 1, and they’re hosting a massive weekend of live music to celebrate. You Am I have already sold out tickets to the opening night, and Saturday’s double headliners The Drones and Augie March are sure to be the next to go. If you feel like going to either gig, you probably  should’ve bought a ticket. Lucky for you, there’...

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Bullet Proof Australia and Front Row Touring are giving a couple fans the chance to win either Hammerfall’s live Gate of Dalhalla DVD or their latest release (r)Evolution, with one lucky fan getting the prize of picking up both. All you gotta do is track down a Hammerfall poster in the CBD and snap a photo of you in front of it holding a ticket to their October show (or dressed your best metal...

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WolfCreek’s big bad John Jarrett tries his hand at directing with his latest project, StalkHer. Jarrett plays Jack, a stalker obsessed with Emily (Kaarin Fairfax) who, without giving too much away, turns out to be someone you shouldn’t fuck with. Celebrating the theatrical release of StalkHer, we have a bunch of merch packs, shirts and free tickets to giveaway. 

 

 

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Melbourne's bombastic seven-piece Sol Nation are hitting the road off the back of their debut album Melting Pot and guess what? Beat's got a bundle of double passes to give away to their gig at Rubix Warehouse on Saturday September 12. If reggae, samba, funk, salsa, East Timorese folksong and African dance music sounds like your bag, enter below for your chance to get along to the show. ...

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Burger Boys is run by two 20-somethings in the city's law district. After becoming obsessed with Melbourne's burger scene they taste-tested every burger they could get their hands on – big burgers, little burgers and ones in the middle. They then selected the best elements of their favourites and put them together in their home kitchen to create the perfect hamburger, avoiding any gimmicks....

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Don’t worry, it’s a parody. Footballer Wants a Wife is a six part Australian web series set to launch on September 9, and as you could probably tell, it takes the piss out of the forever popular dating game show format. The series will screen in full on Tuesday September 8 at The Astor with a meet and greet with the cast afterwards,enter below if you wanna score a double pass.

 

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Following their last sold out launch at The Workers back in December, Orsome Welles are heading back to celebrate the release of their latest single, Swim, on Friday September 11. Grab your tickets from Oztix, but if you’re looking for a freebee (and a shirt!) enter below.

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Holy shit! Holy Holy’s Howler gig sold out so fast after announcing their When The Storms Would Come album tour that the guys have needed to add a second Melbourne date. Lucky us. Before those tickets fly off the shelf yet again, we nabbed a few double passes just for you guys. Thoughtful fuckers, aren’t we?

 

 

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Kate McIntosh uses everyday objects and materials to create an improvised and interactive laboratory on stage, and her All Ears show rides the line between experiment and entertainment, exploring what it’s like to be in a crowd as chairs are dragged, paper is torn and glasses are toppled – all recorded and played back along the way. All Ears is on this Saturday at North Melbourne Town Hall,...

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The three volume box set The Decline of Western Civilization Collection, out now on Blu-ray and DVD, covers three distinct periods of cultural phenomena in Los Angeles, from punk rock to glam metal to gutter punk. And rocking a 100% fresh rating from Rotten Tomatoes, you know it’s good. Nab yourself one of four Blu-ray copies.

 

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As seen on ABC TV's Q&A, and direct from sell out tours in the UK, Canada, USA and NZ, Adrienne Truscott
returns to Melbourne for one night only. Dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, Adrienne undoes
the rules and rhetoric about rape and comedy and the awkward laughs in between. With blistering sarcasm
and unflinching humanity, Asking For It A One-Lady Rape About...
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Melbourne’s own space rockers AlithiA have decided their upcoming gig at The Evelyn Hotel should be the perfect setting to premier their short film, Sacrifice, before headlining alongside Chaos Divine. Sacrifice was filmed at AlithiA’s last show at The Workers, and follows the band members for 48 hours as they go through the motions, part mockumentary, part art film. For your shot at a prize...

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You know her as the sassy lead singer of The Flying Saucer favourites, Jam The Funk, but now she is coming to the Saucer to present her own show “A Bridesmaid’s Journey”. Nikki’s career began as a session singer recording a myriad of well known jingles as well as touring with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Suzi Quatro, John Farnham, Kylie Minogue, Lulu, Aussie Crawl and more. This performance...

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If that title doesn’t grab you by the balls, get a load of this. The nice folks at Dandenong Pavilion are giving you and three mates $150 to spend on their secret burger menu. The dream. Well, they might give it to you. 

 

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Gang of Youths hit the road last week to head on a massive two month 24 date tour across Australia. Tickets have already sold out for their Melbourne gig, Wednesday August 26 at The Corner, but we have a couple passes lying around the office to giveaway. 

 

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Australian film Manny Lewis stars comedian Carl Barron in his big screen debut, playing a stand up comic named Manny Lewis. The semi-autobiographic piece follows Manny as he struggles with depression and alienation at the height of his comedic fame. To celebrate next week’s home video release of Manny Lewis, we got our hands on a couple DVDs, and we’re sending them out to three lucky readers...

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Ginuwine will is here. The American singer-songwriter, dancer and actor released a number of multi-platinum and platinum-selling albums and singles during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Most recently, he released the full-length Three Kings in the group TGT (alongside Tyrese and Tank), which earned them a Grammy nomination. We have some double passes to give away to his show at Ms Collins...

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Sunnyboys frontman Jeremy Oxley has had an interesting life to say the least. Diagnosed with schizophrenia at 22 during the height of Sunnyboys fame, Here Comes The Sun chronicles Jeremy’s life as he spiralled into depression, lived as a recluse in New South Wales, and his triumphant return through the help of Mary Griffiths, whom he went on to wed. Authored by Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley...

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After taking out the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award - Facilitators Prize for their contributions to the Australian music industry and creative arts practice, Helen Marcou and Quincy McLean have released The Bakehouse Project, an art book like no other. As the owners of Bakehouse Studios since 1991, Helen and Quincy have drenched The Bakehouse Project with musical history. The full colour...

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One of the largest collections of premium and craft liquor products ever seen in Australia will be on display and available to sample next month as the Top Shelf boutique drinks festival returns to Melbourne for its second year. The show will again boast a strong lineup of premium spirits, including an unprecedented array of Australian craft products. Reflecting Australia’s growing interest in...

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Handpicked by triple j Unearthed back in 2010 to play Splendour In The Grass, and invited back twice since, Jinja Safari have graced festival bills such as Big Day Out, Falls, Southbound and Bestival, as well as played sold-out club shows both locally and overseas in London and New York. To celebrate the release of their latest single Find My Way, Jinja Safari are heading on a tour of the east...

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Ain't got no dolla' bills son? That's fine, we've got you covered. Enter our competition to win double passes to the following films and sessions:

 

Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War Of The Underworld

Friday July 31, 9.15pm - Hoyts

 

Mr Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown

Friday July 31, 9.15pm - ACMI

 

Turbo Kid

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Bummed that you had to choose being able to eat for a month over splurging on Splendour tickets? Here’s a consolation prize should you choose to accept it – we have copies of MS MR’s new album How Does It Feel up for grabs. Hopefully that’ll make you feel better. 

 

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19 piece girl group The Rebelles are launching their debut album, Go! Rebelle!, this Saturday July 25 at Thornbury Theatre. If some ‘60s girl group nostalgia with a modern flair sounds like fun, we’ve got a double pass to the launch with your name on it. 

 

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