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Forthcoming: Dollar Bar

Forthcoming: Dollar Bar

Thursday, December 18 2014

What: Hot Ones by Dollar Bar. When: March/April on CD, vinyl and digital through Sonic Masala Records. Key notes: Third albu…Read News

News in Brief: Collingwood Open, Hobo Town, Airpunch

News in Brief: Collingwood Open, Hobo Town, Airpunch

Wednesday, December 17 2014

– Since shuttering abruptly in November last year, Melbourne’s Gasometer Hotel has literally scored a second lease on life, reopening last May and since hosting everyone from King Gizzard to Adalita. Next up for the Smith Street venue is the summer gig series Collingwood Open, featuring such beloved locals as Drones f…Read News

Gooch Palms Plot US Move, Book Farewell Tour

Gooch Palms Plot US Move, Book Farewell Tour

Wednesday, December 17 2014

Just two months after penning a massive US tour diary for M+N, Newcastle’s bubblegum-punk sweethearts The Gooch Palms have decided to relocate to America early next year. The move follows their signing to Detroit label Urinal Cake Records, signing to North American booking agency Panache Booking and landing a s…Read News

Artist on Artist: Wives vs Cat Cat

Artist on Artist: Wives vs Cat Cat

Tuesday, December 16 2014

Canberra champs WIVES (formerly Sweet Shoppe) swap questions with Canberra expats CAT CAT, who sold out and moved to Melbourne. Part 1. Cat Cat Ask Wives What new things are there in Canberra that would entice an expat back? Gus: There’s a lot of good new bands here and good haircuts. [Most livea…Read News

Forthcoming: Au.Ra

Forthcoming: Au.Ra

Tuesday, December 16 2014

What: Jane’s Lament by Au.Ra. When: March 3 on CD, vinyl and digital through Felte. Key notes: Debut album from UK-based cosmic-pop duo of Sydney’s Tim Jenkins (Parades) and Tom Crandles (Colours, Ghostwood). Follows 2013’s [double-A-side 7”](http://lebensstrasse.bigcartel.com…Read News

Robert Forster Recording ‘Wild’ Solo Album

Robert Forster Recording ‘Wild’ Solo Album

Monday, December 15 2014

The Go-Betweens’ Robert Forster has revealed that he’s in the middle of recording his first solo album in seven years. “It’s all analogue,” says the iconic songwriter, “and it sounds pretty wild.” In a soon-to-be-published interview for M+N sister site FasterLouder, Forster talks about his long-awa…Read News

Forthcoming: Chook Race

Forthcoming: Chook Race

Monday, December 15 2014

What: About Time by Chook Race. When: Out in February independently on vinyl and digital, and out now in the US through Easter Bilby. Key notes: Long-awaited debut LP from Melbourne guitar-pop trio. Spans songs from 20…Read News




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