Tag: music

Melbourne Music Week: Her Sound, Her Story

I am very, very passionate about representation of women in music, and Melbourne Music Week have clearly put a lot of effort into diversifying their lineups for this year’s festival. The opening night show, Her Sound, Her Story, was a…

The Lost Lands Festival at Werribee Park

I’ve just had one of the best weekends of my life. Never did I think that a festival would exist where I felt completely comfortable that also had amazing music straight out of my favourite playlists. The Lost Lands Festival was…

Monthly wrap: October’s silent gigs, art openings, and KitKats

We were super-duper excited about October, and it didn’t disappoint. We headed to a gig that was entirely silent (yes, really), viewed portraits at Lisa Wilkinson’s first gallery opening, designed custom creations at the world’s first KitKat Chocolatory, and got…

Melbourne Festival: Melvyn Tan

Singapore-born Melvyn Tan came to Melbourne this October for a one-night show as part of the international Melbourne Festival lineup. Sitting back from the piano and hunching carefully over the keys, Tan dove into the beautifully delicate and vibrant ‘Sonata…

Sad Grrrls Fest rocks the Reverence Hotel

Melbourne’s music scene is an absolute gem – on any day there are approximately a million gigs going on across the city (this is an approximation). Whether it be newbie bands taking the stage at the Brunny, established ones kicking…

Rolling Stone Live Lodge: Stonefield gig

After a brief stint in Sydney in 2015, Rolling Stone’s Live Lodge has returned to Melbourne and made its home at Fitzroy’s Worker’s Club. 2016 boasts a stellar lineup over a number of weeks, including the psychedelic powerhouse that is…

Rolling Stone Live Lodge: A.B. Original

Never did I expect to see a day where Rolf Harris would be played to a sold out audience at a rap concert ­– but it happened. ‘Tie me kangaroo down’ played and 200 people stopped dancing and started booing…

The Lost Lands: The Plus Ones’ Guide

I’m not sure this festival could be more perfect – some suspicious person has gone into my playlists and plucked out every Australian act I’ve been listening to and put them on a poster in front of me. Here are…

Trap Lord A$AP Ferg lights up 170 Russell

If your hands are in the air and you’re jumping to grimy, brash lyrics spat over head-clattering hip hop bass beats and hypnotic, straining keys, you’re probably bouncing off me and a full crowd in the mosh at A$AP Ferg’s…