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Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 11:12am

With Asha Collins

 

On Friday January 20 Tennis Australia is bringing you legendary alt-rockers Jimmy Eat World on the Australian Open Live Stage from 7pm (it’s a free gig with your ground pass for the tennis). If that’s not up your ally, then how about New South Wales’ self-proclaimed sad core Rachel Maria Cox in Edinburgh Gardens for her Netflix and No Chill summer tour? Don’t...

Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 11:11am

With Michael Cusack

 

This Friday January 20, the Los Angeles based Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith is set to play NGV Friday Nights. Smith paints rich sonic tapestries using various modular synthesizer setups and techniques of her own invention, creating a unique journey through time and frequency. In some instances reminiscent of ‘70s synthesizer experiments, others more...

Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 11:09am

With Peter Hodgson

 

Melbourne progressive instrumental project I Built The Sky will tour the nation across March and April in support of the recently released second album The Sky Is Not The Limit. Catch them at the Workers Club on Saturday March 11.
 
Coffin Carousel’s new live record Live In Fiend City is out now, and you can also see the entire uncut 30-minute live...

Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 11:08am

With Joe Hansen

 

CJ Ramone has announced the upcoming release of a new studio album. Entitled American Beauty, the album will be out on Fat Wreck Chords on Friday March 17. It has been confirmed that Ramone’s backing band will continue to feature Adolescents members Steve Soto and Dan Root on guitar.
 
Crossover thrash punks Iron Reagan have announced the upcoming...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:29am

With Ravi O'Lee

 

2017 is here, so let's take a bite out of some of the tastiest, booziest, and downright  sweetest culinary offerings our city has to offer.
 
Get ready to slip, slop and slap, because Section 8 is importing tonnes of sand into their humble digs as they transform into an inner-city beach for their Urban Oasis party series.  As well as tonnes of sand,...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:28am

With Indiana Ewen

 

The first week of 2017 is an absolute corker for all ages gigs. To start the party, New York’s metalcore heavyweights Every Time I Die will tear Arrow On Swanston a new one on Thursday January 12. Tickets on sale via Destroy All Lines. Support comes from letlive and Counterparts. On the same day, you can also pop down to The Evelyn in Fitzroy. Moose Blood will...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:27am

With Michael Cusack

 

 This Friday January 13 sees French underground producer/DJ Traumer stopping by Platform One for a DJ set. Known for his take on driven minimal tech-house, he released three records last year on his own label Gettraum, each perfectly illustrating his evolving skill and maturity as a producer and selector. Backing up Traumer is Mickey Nox (...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:26am

With Peter Hodgson

 

The Bendigo Hotel is having a birthday party. To make up for talk of birthdays past, they’ll have seven years of birthdays wrapped into one crazy weekend. They’ve asked mates old and new to help out and have confirmed Cosmic Psychos will play at The Bendi for the very first time on Friday January 27. There’s also a very rare pub show from Bodyjar on Saturday...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:23am

With Joe Hansen

 

Welcome back to a new year of punk rock and related news, reviews, trash talking and more. It’s exciting to be going into 2017 with what I’m sure will be a great year of new bands and records. Let’s do this.
 
Visual artists and musicians Ben Brown and Steve Cohen are presenting an art exhibition this January-February showcasing their respective...

Posted 2 Jan 2017 @ 12:31pm

With Julia Sansone

 

It was an incredibly sad day when iconic St Kilda venue Stokehouse burned down in 2014. But they’ve returned with a summer season packed with live music, holiday season events and most importantly, good food. Located on the bottom level of the Stokehouse, the Pontoon St. Kilda will host an epic New Years Eve party, pumping well-loved beers and ciders at their...

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