Posted 24 Feb 2017 @ 3:04pm

After two months of film screenings, fine food, free shows and sold out gigs, the final week of the 2017 Shimmerlands season is upon us. 


For the last installment of Shimmerlands, Melbourne's premier community radio station RRR will be playing a free show before the last screening of La La Land and The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
In addition to this, Shimmerlands...

Posted 17 Feb 2017 @ 10:44am

In order to stick out from the house music pack, selectors must exhibit an elite refinement. Edd Fisher, Simon TK and Andy Hart, who together form Wax’o Paradiso, belong to the aforementioned rare air. Ahead of their third(ish) birthday this Sunday at Shimmerlands, Simon TK caught up with Beat to give us the inside scoop.


Why did you decide to DJ under one name, as opposed to...

Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 11:43am


First to grace the stage at summer hotspot Shimmerlands was Pseudolux, with an inimitable combination of throbbing synths, with a metal backbone. Setting the scene for a diverse lineup, punters knew they were doing their Sunday right.
When East Brunswick All Girls Choir took over, scratchy guitar blared from the speakers as the backdrop to Marcus Hobb’s screeching vocals...

Posted 13 Feb 2017 @ 3:02pm

The exciting live venue has locked in some movie greats to close out its fantastic inaugural venture.


Alongside Ridley Scott’s masterpiece and the 2016 theatrical groundbreaker comes Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Rocky Horror Picture Show for a final stretch of epic proportions.
La La Land has just equalled history with 14 Oscar nominations, need I say more...

Posted 10 Feb 2017 @ 10:44am


When the Shimmerlands program was unveiled, City Calm Down was undoubtedly one of the highlights. Heavily promoted in the lead up to the evening, you couldn’t have asked for a more torrid dose of weather when the day finally rolled around.
Set among the regal buildings of Melbourne University’s Parkville campus. The chosen courtyard included a small marquee around the bar, which...

Posted 2 Feb 2017 @ 2:01pm

Shimmerlands is getting set to wind up, but not before announcing one final party to end all parties. 


The final dance comes from the minds of Crown Ruler and A Touch of Frost, bringing a rhythmic trip from the likes of Tim Sweeney, Egyptian Lover, Awesome Tapes From Africa and Andee Frost. 

Posted 25 Jan 2017 @ 1:22pm

In the dead centre of The Peep Tempel’s glorious 2016 album Joy sits their most profound expression of self.


Constable, a stop-start, slow-motion epic concerning the exploits of a surprisingly amiable corrupt cop, is five full minutes of everything that makes the band great. It’s dust-swept and it’s sun-battered and it’s perfect, largely because it sets out to embrace the...

Posted 25 Jan 2017 @ 10:26am

The recently opened Shimmerlands is set to stun with a stellar array of free shows to keep you busy throughout February. 


The team at Supple Fox will be presenting the likes of Sarah Mary Chadwick with Summer Flake (solo), Slippy Mane x Lalic, Jessica Says, Pikelet, Jazz Party, Luke Howard and Tilman Robinson. 
Elsewhere, DJ Andee Frost has curated a run of talent...

Posted 20 Jan 2017 @ 5:50pm

Melbourne Ska Orchestra's hotly anticipated Ska-BQ just got easier to enjoy. 


Inspired by similar events accords the globe, Melbourne Ska Orchestra were determined to deliver Australian audiences a tour with a difference, and the mix of great food, beverages and some of Australia’s finest Ska exponents promise to serve up a day to remember.  The MSO will be playing a mix of...

Posted 12 Jan 2017 @ 12:38pm

The Peep Tempel will play an open-air Melbourne show off the back of releasing one of 2016's best albums


The universally acclaimed band will be joined by special guests Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, who have come off a huge year themselves with their latest record One of Us elevating them to a new...


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