With a self-titled debut release already receiving rave reviews, claiming it as the perfect roadtrip mix with music that will get you up and dancing. Put simply, if you haven’t heard it by now you should have and the band are set for an East Coast tour so you can familiarise yourself a little bit more with their sweet tunes.
Often the best judge of how passionate you are about something is what you come out with at the end of the process. For Jessica Skye Baker, there’s no question of her passion as her studio space is laden with resin artworks wall to wall and stacked on top of each other in colourful displays.
There comes a time when you’re sick of seeing the mainstream performances from musicians and you want to see some good old raw and original music, the kind that is usually offered at open mic festivals. With over 150 acts across three days and nine stages, the Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival is perfect for those who want some quality local music and everyone else just wanting a good time.
Jordan Bailey mightn’t be a familiar name, but chances are you’ve heard him strumming at venues around the Geelong area and we’re pretty sure you’ll be hearing a lot more from the young musician. We had a chat to Jordan about his incredible music clips and his goals for the future.
Fancy yourself a bit of a collectable or lover of records, comics or toys? If you answered yes to any of those, then you need to get yourself down to the Bendigo Record, Comic and Toy Fair to pump up your collection. We had a chat with organiser Peter Pascoe on what to expect on the day.
Over the past 15 years they have become an institution in the Australian music scene, since releasing their breakthrough album The Calling in 2003, which featured the hit track ‘The Nosebleed Section’, they have inspired the likes of Tkay Maidza, Thundementals, Jumbla, and countless others to take to the stage and make a career out of hip hop.
Nobody’s laughing at Melbourne hard-core punks Clowns these days. Years of relentless touring have earned them a well-deserved reputation as the go-to band when you’re in need of a little TLC (Total Loss of Control). But don’t confuse that irreverence with lack of work ethic – these lads put their blood, sweat and tears into the making of their latest album.
Without a doubt one of the hardest working Australian rock acts at the moment is King of the North. If you have been following their pursuits on social media, you will know that they have been playing a lot of gigs in regional Victoria and down the Surfcoast over summer. Over the long weekend in March, the duo is set to return for a rocking set at the Torquay Hotel. As expected Andrew, or Higgsy as he is better known, is full of excitement to get back down to the coastal town.
Even at a young age, Yvette Timmins knew that she wanted to be a florist. Often taking the time to pick things from the garden and make arrangements for her family home. “I was always wanting to pick things out of the garden and often getting in trouble for it,” Yvette says.
Stepping on stage with the bright lights glaring back at you, the crowd eagerly awaiting a hilarious five-minute comedy routine might be the scariest possible idea to you. Taking the first step to becoming a comedian – aka entering in the RAW Comedy Heats – may be the best decision of your life, as Geelong born and bred Jonathan Schuster knows all too well about.