University of Melbourne

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 1:43pm

“You need a higher education to understand this music,” joked Ausmuteants guitarist Jake Robinson, “Lucky we’re doing this at a university.” The Geelong punks then proceeded to blister through tracks about extreme apathy and the cathartic power of having sex with cops. Robinson’s quip was one of several bits of banter from the DIY-minded lineup that seemed equal parts thrilled and bemused to...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 9:38am

City Calm Down will play their largest show yet, taking to the stage at Shimmerlands in a newly announced addition to their live music program


Before they head back into the studio, City Calm Down will be playing a huge open-air show at Melbourne's newest summer hang...

Posted 2 Jan 2017 @ 12:53pm

“There are certain things that resonate with different individuals about ska.  For me ska has a sense of community.


“From a musical perspective, ska has a percussive aspect that’s almost from another world, the one-drop, the skank and the sharp guitar,” says Nicky Bomba, drummer and notional leader of the Melbourne Ska Orchestra.  “The important thing about ska is that it has...

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