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Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 11:05am

Welcome to Beat's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. This kind of release schedule is every studio executive's wet dream: franchise, franchise, franchise.

 

If you're of the family persuasion, there are a number of decent options for you and your tiny stank people to indulge in at the cinema. Some of them, however, aren't kid-friendly,...

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 10:57am

With Joe Hansen

 

Melbourne melodic hardcore band Anchors have released a surprise EP on their Bandcamp page. From the band: “Hi mates. Here's something we recorded with our mate Joel a year ago. Went in to jam a few songs and ended up with an entire, full length....EP. Anchors is FREE on Bandcamp.  And, if you're crazy enough to pay for it, the money will go to charity. We took...

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 10:55am

With Peter Hodgson

 

Geelong’s Smoke Witch have joined forces with Desert Highways for publicity, booking and release. With the band not even together for one year, they’ve already released their debut, recorded another five tracks, and are making plans to head back into the studio on their first anniversary.
 
Making a pact of formlessness and nothingness, Melbourne’...

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 10:53am

With Michael Cusack

 

If you haven’t recovered from Labour Day weekend festivals yet then you got problems, it’s time to get back on that horse my friends. This Friday, New Guernica is hosting a new regular night called Compound, devoted to all things techno and left-of-centre dance music. On the inaugural lineup is a hefty brew of local talent including Three Mile...

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 10:51am

With Georgia Spanos

 

The story behind how the Espresso Martini was created makes total sense for the dark and dashing drink which only feels right sipped from a thin martini glass. One evening in London's Soho district, famous model Kate Moss asked a worker behind the bar – Dick Bradsel – to create a drink that would “wake me up and fuck me up”. His solution was a combination of...

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 10:50am

With Declan Burgess

 

It’s the perfect time to hang out with a cool community and fly a kite at the annual DarebinCommunity Kite Festival. The community festival will take place in Edwardes Lake Park and is running wild all Sunday March 26. This year, the Darebin family have gotten crafty and are going to make it the biggest and most powerful festival yet. It’s all about...

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 10:49am

With Jimmy Hall

 

Friday May 19 is the official release date for Krafty Kuts & Dynamite MC’s third studio album All 4 Corners. The album features rappers and musical inspiration from all over the globe. This sound concept has been done before, but international collaborations are always a treat.
 
Unreleased song, Can I Get features Melbourne MC Ivan Ooze. He has...

Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 12:15pm

Welcome to Beat's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. Bumper crop this time around, folks, as some locals rough the joint up and a hardline porcine socialist brings her leftist agenda Down Under.

 

There's also the return of an oft-maligned but visually talented Hollywood director, a major award-winner with Aussie faces, an exciting...

Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 12:09pm

By Georgia Spanos

 

A whole Korean fried chicken? Half a Korean fried chicken? Three Korean Fried Chickens? The choice is yours down at the National Hotel in Richmond, when every Tuesday night is Korean chicken night. And to make your Tuesday night even more exciting, the finger licking chicken comes with bao and your choice of sides like pickled eggplant, kim...

Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 12:07pm

With Michael Cusack

 

Didn’t get tickets to Adele? Don’t worry my fellow Melburnians, there’s plenty of other dance floors around Melbourne that won’t bat an eyelid at your funny mum-dancing. At Brown Alley on Friday March 17 John Talabot and Axel Bowman do a Power Rangers Megazord type thing and combine their powers to become Talaboman. Clever what they did with...

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