Posted 29 Mar 2017 @ 1:13pm

With Georgia Spanos


A team of seven respected chefs are cooking an honourable meal this Sunday inspired by a particular ingredient which makes their food even more enjoyable to consume. Concious Deliciousness at Grub boasts sustainability as the holy ingredient in which their entire menu is inspired by. The evening came about through similar ideas on produce suppliers,...

Posted 29 Mar 2017 @ 1:11pm

With Declan Burgess


The year marches forward and tumbles into April with a cloud of crushed leaves and a big list of things to do. This Friday March 31 to Sunday April 9 is National Youth Week. There’s some seriously cool stuff on just for you. On Thursday April 6the Governor of Victoria is throwing an official house party at Government House Melbourne with Alex Lahey, Mallrat...

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...


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