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Today Sun, October 26, 2014 —

Sneaker Freaker Swap Meet

Port Melbourne · Free to go, money to buy

Compared to being addicted to eating mattress upholstery, an insatiable appetite for sneakers is, like, not even weird at all. The Sneaker Freaker Swap Meet ...

Thursday Sunday pop-up studio sale

Armadale · Cheaper than usual

Hot damn, the ladies from Thursday Sunday are holding a studio sale this weekend. Now you can get your filthy paws on their silky drawers - and by drawers we...

Ferdydurke Record Fair

Melbourne CBD · Free to go money to buy

Funk, techno, jazz, disco, minimal, house, afrobeat, bass, underground, left field, boogie, rare groove, glam, post punk, rock baby rock. Vinyl records. What...

Day Care #29 'Back Together' with Roland Tings, Ricky Zero and Jez

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Like a wide-eyed wood frog after hibernation, Day Care is back and ready to launch itself into some warm weather foliage. A lot of the foliage is fake on top...

MPavilion: Chapter Music presents Jonny Telafone and Geoffrey O’C...

Melbourne CBD · Free!

It's Sunday. You've downed your Bloody Mary and you're ready to roll… what to do on a Sunday afternoon that isn't the same playing poo...

'Turning the Art World Inside Out' screening

Melbourne CBD · $17

Outsider Art is steadily creeping it's way out of the outsider situation it found itself in during the times of Henry Darger. Screening as part of the 20...

Minimum Wage with Footy, Totally Mild Duo and Grand Magoozi

Collingwood · Free!

Life on the minimum wage, eh? That's what being a musician that isn't Bono is all about, right? Or just scraping the pennies, slogging back a cold on...

Tomorrow Mon, October 27, 2014 —

'Booze for a Cause' at Los Barbudos

Collingwood · African feasts are $40 and feed 2 people

You know what's better than drinking alcohol with your mates? Boozing for a cause, obviously. Every Monday The Voodoo Jerk Truck at Los Barbudos will don...

'Pale Face Cold Blood' by Mina Mokhtarani

Collingwood · $15

Mina Mokhtarani's 'Pale Face Cold Blood' is a portrait of life post-detention centre, revolving around the character of Zara, an Iranian woman wh...

Monday Night Mass presents ScotDrakula cassingle launch with Andr...

Northcote · Free!

ScotDrakula are about to ply open that rusty garage door to your heart with their debut LP. But before they do that they've committed the first two singl...

Tuesday October 28, 2014 —

MPavillion presents 'Cathedrals of Culture' screening

Melbourne CBD · $17

If buildings could talk what would they tell us? My house would probably say “I'm old and decrepit. My pipes hurt so much, please kill me now.&rdqu...

Spring Break Cinema presents 'Autonomy and Deliberation'

Brunswick · $15

Every Tuesday in October Howler are hosting indie films that'll give you that balmy spring feeling. This week they're screening Johann Rashid's A...

Thursday October 30, 2014 —

Maggot Fest V presents Internal Rot, Black Deity, Headless Death,...

Collingwood · $10

It's time for the annual celebration of ungodly racket, abject decay and good good times that is Maggot Fest. And what better place to host the grindcore...

The Townhouses tape and zine launch with Parking Lot Experiments ...

Collingwood · $8

Is it just me or has one-man-indie-band The Townhouses gotten a little bit cigar party on the opening track of his latest LP Ill-fitting? I don't think i...

Girls Who Smoke Poke #1 presents Simona Kapitolina, Brooke Powers...

Collingwood · Free

Girls Who Smoke Poke is a Melbourne independent media outlet and advocate for trans, queer, sex positive electronic musicians, creatives and allies. They'...

Friday October 31, 2014 —

The Night Terrors 'Pavour Nocturnus' Halloween album launch

Melbourne CBD · Free!

The Night Terrors make retro future space music. It's the sound post post apocalyptic societies will use to soundtrack a reenactment of the impending ali...

club ESC #5 Halloween with Marcus Whale, Larrie, Rap Simons, Air ...

Melbourne CBD · $5

Where better to spend halloween than Boney? I mean skeletor didn't his gnarly reputation by spending weekends at home. The PLUR fiends at club ESC are br...

Cibo Matto at 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier' Friday Ni...

Southbank · $28

Jean Paul Gaultier's world of fashion is stark, elegant and strikes a fine line between intricate and minimalist. In conjunction with their top-notch fas...

Maggot Fest V presents Last Chaos, Prag, Sick People, Ripped Off,...

Collingwood · $15

It's time for the annual celebration of ungodly racket, abject decay and good good times that is Maggot Fest. And what better time for maggots than Hallo...

Footy 'Record' launch

Fitzroy · Free!

Footy hit you on a very strange level. They improvise expressive piano pieces with fuzzy edges. Lyrics spill out like snippets of philosophical conversations...

'Melt' with Roland Tings, Kangaroo Skull, Cale Sexton and Free Jack

Melbourne CBD · $10

Live techno and to ease you into your “new life in an off-world colony”. I'm not sure if I'm keen on a an off-world colony associated wit...

Saturday November 1, 2014 —

Vinyl Records pop-up store

Northcote · Free!

Transcending the virtual realm of the internets, Vinyl are hosting a physical pop-up store for all those who missed out on a vinyl copy of Grace Jones' N...

Gold Class 7" launch with Terrible Truths, Orlando Furious and Mo...

Melbourne CBD · $10

It's not often singers are brave enough to croon their way into Morrissey/Curtis territory these days, Gold Class's Adam Curly pulls it off and his b...

Shocking Pinks, Forces, White Hex, Teenage Mothers

Carlton · 13.50

Shocking Pinks are the sound of Nick Hatre's loneliness wrapped in reverb-damaged sonics and club experiments. You don't make an album like Guilt Mir...