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Gigs in Brief: Augie March, Batpiss, Soundings, Falconio

Gigs in Brief: Augie March, Batpiss, Soundings, Falconio

Wednesday, November 26 2014

– Having dusted off half a decade’s worth of cobwebs with a five-night stand in intimate Brunswick venue Howler, Augie March just announced gigs in much larger spaces: Sydney Opera House an…Read News

Exclusive Stream: JL Raymond ‘Carpet Snakes’

Exclusive Stream: JL Raymond ‘Carpet Snakes’

Wednesday, November 26 2014

Settle into some of the warmest electronic music you’ve heard in ages: Melbourne’s JL Raymond generously stacks layers upon layers of rich melody and ambience on her five-track debut EP. Carpet Snakes comes out this Friday (November 28) on the new label Very Much So, featuring a bold cover image by [Lisa Businovski](h…Read News

Video Premiere: Darren Hanlon ‘When You Go’

Video Premiere: Darren Hanlon ‘When You Go’

Tuesday, November 25 2014

It’s been almost five years since Darren Hanlon’s last album, the breathtaking I Will Love You at All. But a follow-up is finally on the horizon, due out early next year. The first taste is the darkly jaunty single ‘When You Go’, and we’re proud to premiere Jeff Rowles’s quietly detailed video for…Read News

Forthcoming: The Living Eyes

Forthcoming: The Living Eyes

Tuesday, November 25 2014

What: Living Large by The Living Eyes. When: January 30 on CD, vinyl and digital through Anti Fade (Australia) and Agitated (UK/Europe). Key notes: Second album from Geelong garage-punk quartet featuring members of Ausmuteants and Wet Blankets, among other bands. Follows 2013’s [self-titled de…Read News

Artist on Artist: Born Lion vs Super Best Friends

Artist on Artist: Born Lion vs Super Best Friends

Monday, November 24 2014

Ahead of playing the inaugural Gingerfest fundraiser, Born Lion’s NATHAN JAMES MULHOLLAND and Super Best Friends’ JOHNNY BARRINGTON (pictured) swap questions like so many basketball trick shots. So because Born Lion from Sydney and Super Best Friends from Canberra/Melbourne have at least one basketball fan p…Read News

News in Brief: Beasts of Bourbon, Room40, Midnight Feature

News in Brief: Beasts of Bourbon, Room40, Midnight Feature

Monday, November 24 2014

– With such a rich, tangled, ongoing history, it was only a matter of time before Beasts of Bourbon got their own doco. The 44-minute movie The Brass Ring gets its Melbourne premiere next Wednesday (Dec 3) at Thornbury Theatre, with doors at 6pm and tickets here. *The Brass…Read News

Artist on Artist: Clowns vs High Tension

Artist on Artist: Clowns vs High Tension

Monday, November 24 2014

High Tension screamer KARINA UTOMO (pictured below with band) chats with Clowns screamer STEVIE about the Australian punk scene, drinking vomit, touring Indonesia at age 19 and crowdsurfing in the nude. STEVIE: After playing in my band for almost five years now, I’ve learnt that the best thing …Read News




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