The Local Acts Beat The Internationals At Freedom Time’s NYD Party

The Local Acts Beat The Internationals At Freedom Time’s NYD Party

In Melbourne, the heaving Australian trendsetter and southern hemisphere event epicentre, it appears that New Year’s Eve is out. The packed clubs, belligerent punters, frustration

The Avalanches’ First Hometown Show In A Decade Was A Welcome Return

The Avalanches’ First Hometown Show In A Decade Was A Welcome Return

Review: The Avalanches’ Falls Festival sideshow at the Melbourne Town Hall, January 3 2017 – Photo: Falls Byron Bay by Nikolai Pajarillo At the risk of running an


In A Rough Year For Falls Festival, The Byron Bay Leg Shone Through

In A Rough Year For Falls Festival, The Byron Bay Leg Shone Through

With one of the country’s longest-running and most well-organised music gatherings plagued this year by a crowd crush in Lorne and sexual assaults at Tassie’s Marion Bay, we


Beyond The Valley 2017 Overcame The Hurdles For Its Best Year Yet

Beyond The Valley 2017 Overcame The Hurdles For Its Best Year Yet

Beyond the Valley has had a rough trot with the elements. From the gale-force winds of the festival’s original coastal location, to punters’ complaints of


All Of The Highlights From Let Them Eat Cake 2017

All Of The Highlights From Let Them Eat Cake 2017

I like to think that on a brunch plate there will be a few different toasties, maybe some eggs, avocado, haloumi… on my brunch plate


After 10 Years, Josh Pyke & Bob Evans’ Reunion Shows Were A Very Welcome Return

After 10 Years, Josh Pyke & Bob Evans’ Reunion Shows Were A Very Welcome Return

Review: Another Evening With Josh Pyke & Bob Evans at The Corner Hotel, December 14 2016 10 years ago, as Josh Pyke’s career was beginning


Relive The Highlights Of Meredith 2016, Minute-By-Minute

Relive The Highlights Of Meredith 2016, Minute-By-Minute

This year when reviewing Golden Plains I found out the best way to try and review the inexplicable beauty of the Supernatural Amphitheatre was just to jot


Baroness’ First Aussie Headline Tour Was An Early Christmas Present For Rock Fans

Baroness’ First Aussie Headline Tour Was An Early Christmas Present For Rock Fans

Review of Baroness live at Prince Bandroom, Melbourne on Friday December 9, 2016 – Photographed at Metro Theatre, Sydney by Mikki Gomez Someone behind Meredith


Ryan Adams’ One-Off Australian Show Got Us Very Excited For His New Album

Ryan Adams’ One-Off Australian Show Got Us Very Excited For His New Album

Review: Ryan Adams at The Enmore Theatre, December 6 2016 Whatever the decision Ryan Adams made to take his news songs and new band to


20-Year Old Memphis Singer Julien Baker Wowed Melbourne With Devastating Honesty

20-Year Old Memphis Singer Julien Baker Wowed Melbourne With Devastating Honesty

A review of Julien Baker live at the Northcote Social Club, Melbourne, Tuesday 29th of November “Wish I could write songs about anything other than


Relive The Best Moments Of Paradise Music Festival 2016

Relive The Best Moments Of Paradise Music Festival 2016

“I want to go back. It was a bunch nice people who just wanted to have fun in the cold together.” That’s my housemate’s review of


Despite A Few Hitches, Crowded House Made A Glorious Return To The Opera House

Despite A Few Hitches, Crowded House Made A Glorious Return To The Opera House

“Don’t let them win”, sang Neil Finn, during the big old singalong that is ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’. He implored the throng to hold onto


Live Music Safari Flooded Melbourne’s Streets With Free Live Music

Live Music Safari Flooded Melbourne’s Streets With Free Live Music

The vibrancy of this year’s Melbourne Music Week was truly something special; the streets were alive with every corner littered with live music. But the


The Plot’s Diverse Lineup Made It An Absolute Winner

The Plot’s Diverse Lineup Made It An Absolute Winner

As far as festivals go, sometimes you never really know what to expect. But when a lineup surfaces as diverse, eclectic and brimming with both


What Happens When A Gig Bans Its Punters From Talking?

What Happens When A Gig Bans Its Punters From Talking?

Melbourne event organisers have the most skilful knack of curating fantastic, varied lineups showcasing incredible musical talent, and then finding unique and quirky venues to


The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016 Was One Hell Of A Party

The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016 Was One Hell Of A Party

In its 11th year, The Age Victoria Music Awards was another resounding success, held at 170 Russell to a packed house last night where a mixed crowd


Here’s What Happens When You Mix Pub Rockers The Drones With An Enormous Pipe Organ

Here’s What Happens When You Mix Pub Rockers The Drones With An Enormous Pipe Organ

Review: The Drones at Melbourne Town Hall, Sunday 13th Nov for Melbourne Music Week 2016 It was a far grander affair that one would normally




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