Melbourne Institution Thomas’ Music to Close

Written for Broadsheet For almost a century Thomas’ Music has attracted Melbourne musicians and music enthusiasts with its broad range of classical music. Sadly, the rise in digital music sales and online streaming has affected the store’s profits, now forcing its closure. “We just don’t have enough business to keep it financially viable,” manager Elisabeth… Continue reading Melbourne Institution Thomas’ Music to Close

First look: Melbourne artist Eliott releases her second single ‘Over & Over’

Written for Fashion Journal Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Eliott has released her second single ‘Over & Over’, including co-writing and production from Jack Grace and LUCIANBLOMKAMP. The singer has already received praise from Clash Music and MTV, as well as being featured on Apple Music’s New Artist of the Week. Her single release comes alongside news of… Continue reading First look: Melbourne artist Eliott releases her second single ‘Over & Over’

Grace Jones is heading to the Palais Theatre

Written for Fashion Journal And she’s here for one night only. American model, actress and singer Grace Jones will play at Melbourne’s iconic Palais Theatre on Monday February 26. For one night only, Jones will treat Melburnians to an electrifying show – her first Australian appearance since headlining Sydney’s Vivid Live Festival in 2015. Presented… Continue reading Grace Jones is heading to the Palais Theatre

Starless VR at Melbourne Music Week

An immersive out-of-body experience. Large-scale multi-sensory VR project Starless, produced by Emma Roberts, will be in Kensington for Melbourne Music Week. The 15-minute multi-modal installation offers an altered state of consciousness by blending physical and virtual spaces. Using VR headsets, Starless combines smells, heat, wind and live sound to guide participants into an altered state… Continue reading Starless VR at Melbourne Music Week

Jamaican Music and Food Festival 2017

The Jamaican Music and Food Festival returns to Melbourne this month following last year’s debut. This year the festival line-up includes music from Bush Man, Marvin Priest, King Ru and Ska Vendors performing reggae, dancehall, ska, roots and dub over five stages. At the bars you’ll find Appleton Estate rum and Red Stripe lager. The… Continue reading Jamaican Music and Food Festival 2017

Peel Street Festival 2017

Written for Broadsheet A community celebration of diversity and culture. The inaugural Peel Street Festival presented by the Grace Darling Hotel is a free community event in Collingwood. The musical line-up includes Archie Roach, Cash Savage and The Last Drinks, Andràs, Brooke Powers, Uncle Jack Charles, Terry, Sophie Grophy and Girl Zone. Food stalls include… Continue reading Peel Street Festival 2017