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Today Wed, July 29, 2015 —

Drawn at ACCA

Southbank · $40

I never learned very much in my university life drawing class, as my tutor was more interested in talking to me about Prince. However, it can be a wonderfull...

House of Suntory Exclusive Takeover, Wednesday nights in July

Melbourne CBD · $55

Ahh whisky, no other liquor trickles over a big chuck of ice in quite the same way. Doesn't matter what's happening in your life, a glass of good whi...

Shebeen x Three Thousand present ‘Who Cares’ with PAI, Good Manne...

Melbourne CBD · $13

We've partnered with Shebeen on a series of events called ‘Who Cares’. They'll be curated by artists and will raise the coin the not-for-profit venue...

Mallee Songs and Georgia Spain

Coburg · Free!

Melbourne-via-Geelong-via-semi-rural-Japan bedroom rockers Mallee Songs just launched their second album Natural Times. It's that nu-nu-jangle with some ...

Tomorrow Thu, July 30, 2015 —

Sean Bailey 'Total Form', opening

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Sean Bailey finds an image, then he paints over it, then he removes the paint, then he repeats the process until we end up at Daine Singer projecting our own...

'Indietronic Thursdays' presents ESC, Golden Girls, Togetherapart...

Abbotsford · $10

Indietronic has to be one the dorkiest words anyone ever made up. But it's accurate. And if spending Thursdays floating in oceans of deep bass and reverb...

Moopie, Kangaroo Skull, Josh Wells, and Mood Unit

Melbourne CBD · Free!

According to Urban Dictionary Moopie is “a dairy cow who lives in constant fear of being eaten. Has black hooves and a huge nose. He is a horny cow bec...

Snowy Nasdaq & Snowy Life LP launch with Teamwork, Pea and Ham So...

Fitzroy · $10

This is what happens when you plug that fresh 2012 jangle sound into a fantasy cube and relay it forward through time; a delightful, self-aware sound with gr...

'Death by Cones'

Fitzroy · $10

A noise-maker will set up in each corner of the room for three different sets. Anne-Lise Ah-Fat, Jenny Barnes, James Tolman, Shane Van Den Akker on vocal dut...

Friday July 31, 2015 —

Taipan Tiger Girls LP launch with Mick Turner and Vacuum

Fitzroy · $10

This is music for a gathering storm. Heck yeah. Support from local vibe genius Mick Turner (collaborating with Ian Wadley and Kishore Ryan). Further support ...

Queen Magic, Silent Jay & Jace XL, and more

Melbourne CBD · $14.90

Local beat-making horizon watchers Queen Magic, Silent Jay and Jace XL are playing Splendour this year and to help celebrate they're throwing this Boney ...

'XOXO XII 1st Birthday Celebration!' with Paul Jager, Simon TK an...

Melbourne CBD · $15

Have you have a sore week or even just a sore day? Why not have a little dance and hot toddy sorbet? XOXO will show you the way at their first birthday celeb...

Saturday August 1, 2015 —

Oslo Davis, 'Raised Eyebrows Issue #2' launch

Collingwood · Free!

Like all the best cartoonists Oslo Davis can sum up human ridiculousness in a single rectangle. It's quippy and affectionate stuff too, never mean-spirit...

'#WriteHere Melbourne'

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Att writers: let's all hang out in a room together and stare at blank pages until they combust with articulateness and wit. And if that doesn't work,...

'Stargazed: in search of lost time' with Feirce Mild, Breve, Bapt...

Collingwood · $10

Psych, shoegaze and ambient true believers losing time in a shimmering puddle of reverb. Fierce Mild, BREVE, Baptism of Uzi, Hideous Towns, vhs dream Uncle B...

BSR presents ‘Australiana’ with Terrible Truths, Kitchen’s Floor,...

Abbotsford · $15

This weekend, celebrate Australian stuff with Bedroom Suck Records, Wondercore Island and Leaps & Bounds Festival. Terrible Truths will be playing songs ...

Six hours with DJ Camov

Melbourne CBD · Free!

DJ Grant Camov is playing a six hour set at Ferdydurk. All vinyl tracks from his extensive collection of hip hop, house, soul, funk, garage and drum & ba...

Coburg RSL with the Ancients, the Cannanes, Fraudband, Nun of the...

Coburg · $5

Just some wholesome fun at your local RSL with the Ancients, the Cannanes, Fraudband (who are also launching a video) Nun of the Tongue, and Bad Guys. Free n...

The Laurels single launch with Nicholas Allbrook

Carlton · Free!

The Laurels (who incidentally have the best band pic going) are releasing new single 'ZODIAC K'. It's like Stone Roses swaggering in the gutter w...

Soul-A-Go-Go live!

Richmond · $15/$20

If you’re a fan of PBS’s Soul-A-Go-Go parties – funk and soul played into the early hours of the morning by some of the best, most legendary DJs this town ha...

'Party Eyes #3' with Male Model, Raaghe, Misty Nights and JNett

Collingwood · $10

If you’re one of the inspirational men or women who braved the treacherous terrain of Dry July – soda waters in the hundreds and coming to the dark, sad real...

Sunday August 2, 2015 —

SMILE August residency week #1 with The Great Outdoors

Collingwood · Free!

Garage rock bros SMILE released Blvd/Ruby last year, a two track 7” which I personally thought was great. Their second LP, Rhythm Method is due out early nex...

'Label of Love: Records Paradise' with School Damage, Empat Lima,...

Abbotsford · $12

And now for the fuzzy, arty, ecstatic, op-shop musty, rusty garage fun part. School Damage, Empat Lima, Mangelwurzel, Pink Tiles, and Girl Crazy. Trust Recor...

Monday August 3, 2015 —

Mundane Mondays presents Bodies, Spermaids and Batpiss split 12" ...

Fitzroy · $5

Three of our best body-fluid-embracing rock'n'roll bands on one 12": four tracks from Bodies, one from Batpiss and one from Spermaids. Bodie...