Grace Darling

Posted 20 Mar 2017 @ 5:44pm

After a long exploration through the classical, progressive rock and jazz worlds, Roni Shewan has finally found herself in the trip-hop stylings of her solo project, Shiver Canyon.


The debut release almost timelines Shewan’s journey through the musical realms. Incorporating ambient and dream like electronic, pop and rock sounds, it’s the fluttering, carefree nature of Shiver...

Posted 8 Dec 2016 @ 1:04pm

Alternative artist Timberwolf has dropped the first single Washed Out from his upcoming album before hitting up The Hills Are Alive festival.


The release of Washed Out, co-written by Jonathan Boulet and Oscar Dawson (Holy Holy, Ali Barter), marks the start of a big year for Timberwolf. 2017 will see the singer/songwriter drop his debut album with hotly anticipated appearances...

Posted 30 Nov 2016 @ 5:19pm

Christmas has come early, thanks to the legends over at The Grace Darling. 


Ben Fester will join Melbourne's own CC:DISCO! while comedy hero Luke Pocock will emerge from the ciggy smoke to tear apart the now transformed ground floor, turned dance-floor.


As well as some very tidy drink specials, India Grace will be kicking off the night while Broadway Sounds,...

Posted 29 Nov 2016 @ 4:55pm

After a nearly two-year break between mixtapes, Melbourne-based label Wondercore Island are back with 15 tracks from Australia and friends in Dublin, New York, NZ and Berlin.


Crammed with one-off collaborations including Vulture St Tape Gang's remix of Hiatus Kaiyote's Atari, Noah Slee's take on disco classic Love Come Down and side projects including LOSSLESS feat. Oscar Key...

Posted 9 Nov 2016 @ 1:46pm

The Grace Darling Hotel has long been turning heads because of its inability to aesthetically wane despite being the second oldest pub in Melbourne. It bears a marvellously uninjured stone exterior and a recently refurbished, smart interior accommodating a number of social exploits such as evening drinks, live music or fine dining.


A menu which is nothing exorbitant is a...

Posted 26 Oct 2016 @ 1:58pm


Hey there. Who are you and what do you do in Jazzflutespaceman?
James Macdonald: I’m the lead singer/songwriter and play flute, electric, acoustic and bass guitars.
Michael Ingvarson: I played a variety of keyboards on the CD. I also used modern virtual synths. I also co-produced (with James), mixed and mastered the CD.
You were performing together in an ABBA...

Posted 19 Oct 2016 @ 1:41pm


What Do You Look For in a Band?
A variety of different characters sharing an energy on stage is what I really dig. We all feed off one another, even though we’re all playing a different piece in the puzzle.
Keeping Busy
I just spent time in the studio with producer Jan Skubiszewski and the result is my upcoming EP. The first single, Wishful Imagery, was...

Posted 14 Oct 2016 @ 12:44pm

Busby Marou have cooked up a brand new album, heading out on a national tour before sharing it with the world. 


After touring extensively in 2014 and finishing the year with a sold out tour and a gold record, Busby Marou have spent the last 18 months locked away writing and recording their third studio album. Before they release it, however, they'll be treating fans to an...

Posted 23 Sep 2016 @ 11:57am

Maligned Melbourne garage outfit Going Swimming have unveiled a national tour ahead of the release of their new single.   


Debt Collector is billed for release in early October and sees the band work with a producer and engineer for the first time ever. The new track comes off the back of their hugely successful 2015 Goosebumps-inspired debut LP, Deadtime Stories. The strident...

Posted 26 Aug 2016 @ 10:08am


What was the process of creating your debut EP, Monsters?
It was a very secret process. Music is a space where I have complete freedom of expression, both creatively and emotionally. I had been writing for years but I wasn’t ready to share this private part of my life.
Have you found that learning to express through music is an integral part of the way you process...


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