Beer and Bamboo

The Bamboos are popularly known as the funkiest musos to step onto the scene since James Brown. The Melbourne funk-soul band have released five albums and toured across the world, infecting numerous countries with a revival of the best music to come out of the '60s and '70s. The Bamboos will release their newest album [...]

Learning to Exist

By Steph Eslake The Jungle Giants have stampeded onto the music scene with the release of their debut album Learn to Exist. The Melbourne based Indie-pop group have successfully captured and disseminated the hyper energy of youth through their new release. The four-piece band fronted by Sam Hales provides a welcome interruption from the popular craze [...]

Hip-pop… Indie-hop… Hipster-hop?

By Steph Eslake Chance Waters is no ordinary hip-hop artist. Dressed like he was about to meet his girlfriend’s parents in a neat jumper and shirt, he skipped onto the Republic Bar stage sipping bottled water through a modest beard. He could have easily passed for a regular hipster, and when he parted his politely [...]