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  • Australian Indie Garage Rock Spotify Playlist (Safe For Work)

    To share some love to my mates doing it rough at the moment in the arts and to celebrate AusMusic T-Shirt Day I've put together a safe for work playlist of some of my favourite songs. Most of these artists are either unsigned or are a part of a local label which is self-invested so purchasing merchandise or records from their Bandcamp accounts is the best way to support them while we can't get to shows. All of the artists in this playlist play very often at local venues like The Tote for $10-$30 so when the world gets back to normal they'll surely be back at it! Enjoy!

  • Playlists Vol.4

    Despite high public demand we remain confident in our stance to not publish our list of top 10 thirst-traps until you all subscribe to my OnlyFans. We've been posting a few playlists that some of our mates have been listening to recently, it's been real cool discovering so much different stuff that i'm not used to listening to so hopefully you'll find something you like from these too. Jake Laderman (Clowns) JAKE EXOTIC'S WILD ISOLATION PARTY Did you know Joe Exotic currently has 487,612 listeners per month? Ashleigh Pierce (Bitch Diesel) Charger Lucky 13 'I picked 13 songs coz 13 is lucky and these songs are all ace' Allan Stacey (Grim Rhythm) Chooglin' Nugs from the Golden Ages of Hard Rock 'Heres a playlist I’ve slowly been adding to over the last year or so when I come across something I like. It’s one song per band of mostly obscure 70’s hard rock/ garage /psych and other shit I like.' Rohan Welsh (Los Tones) I Quit Shannon Noll's Band It's true y'know. Dan Oke (Jarrow, Guffman, Candy, Scraggers, House Deposit, Me Channel) Fake news 'Fake News: a batch of songs with other bands names as the title' Lillian Maeve (Sadults, Bug Hunt, Pistol Peaches) songs C.R.U.N.C.H.Y N.O.I.S.E R.O.C.K Bill Twyford (Disco Junk) The Songs That Build Disco Junk 'The Songs That I (Billiam) Constantly Rip Off' James Andrews (Tuff Mustard, Hoon) Uncrowded House Party Play this and mime the vocals to your bathroom mirror. And for the brave here's our megamix link with all of the above playlists. Put it on shuffle and hope for the best. It's like when you rock up to a house party for cocktails but when you get there you realize they were only ever going to make punch so you hold back tears as you pour your Grey Goose into a bucket along with your friends expired Baileys and L.A Ice Cola.

  • Playlists Vol.3

    What's up cherry massive? Sorry I didn't see your messages lol I've been so busy hehehe xx. We've been posting a few playlists that some of our mates have been listening to recently, it's been real cool discovering so much different stuff that i'm not used to listening to so hopefully you'll find something you like from these too. Jake Doyle (Drunk Mums) 'Dingos Doinks' Garage rock hits from across time & space. Pablo Andres Murdoch Alvarado (Mesa Cosa, Bone Soup) 'Super Chill Songs to Chill the Fuck out To' 'A chiller mix of guitar/electro and ambiental for chillin at home. Carefully curated for good mellow vibes. Get high, take a guilt free break and do nothing. This is ya mix bb Xx' Dougal Shaw (Dr. Sure's Unusual Practice, Marthouse Records, Hot Sludge Fundae) 'Pedo Priests On The Parish Payroll' 'Dedicated to victims of abuse and any sick prick who continues to back the Catholic Church. SEE YOU IN HELL PELL!' Rory Joy (Catalano, Sweet Gold) 'Power Metal Essentials' I've always been a huge fan of power metal, if there's ever been a perfect introduction to the genre, this is it. Hayley Evans (Forever Renter, Charging Stallion) 'social distancing cry mix' 'what I listen to while having a sook about the whole corona thing' Andrea Abbondanza (Livetrigger, Zero To Drum) 'My Melbourne Favourite Songs' 'A few of my favourite songs from Melbournian bands' Fazrie Abdullah (King Cig) 'king cigs hotpot of trash' 'just straight MF bangers' And for the brave here's our megamix link with all of the above playlists. Put it on shuffle and hope for the best. It's like when you go to buy four packages of mi goreng but someone angrily yells at you to stop hoarding even though it's all your broke-ass can afford after getting pissed last night on house party so you have to do the walk of shame to place them back on the shelves.

  • Playlists Vol.2

    If it's anything like Led Zeppelin then if Vol.1 was good Vol.2 will take us straight to the top. We'll be posting a few playlists that some of our mates have been listening to recently, it's been real cool discovering so much different stuff that i'm not used to listening to so hopefully you'll find something you like from these too. Eamon Sandwith (The Chats) 'Shout It Out Loud' Anthems for the ages. Ali Flintoff (Boat Show, Denise Le Menise) 'Isolation Station' Infectiously indie. Richard Cahill (Weird Place, Noughts) '2am-5am A Jamesons inspired rollercoaster' 'It's 2am, the Jamesons is out, this is what the bottle hears between the hours of 2am and 5am...' Arron Mawson (Stiff Richards) 'Doe St - #1' 'April 2020 - What a time to be alive..... Isolate, stay safe & get groovy.' Daniel Breda (Hoon, VR Artist / Painter) 'Breda's Happy sad joyful angry relaxation isolation playlist' I once asked Breda to trade one of my photos for one of his paintings and he laughed at me. Lewis Cannon (Nervous Now) 'Nervous Now Take Over List' 24 different Western Australian bands from across genres & generations. Bill Golding (79 Hitpoints, 73 Woodcutting,) 'Back to Bowie' Started on Bowie's discography, one great song I'd overlooked from each album on his early works. And for the brave here's our megamix link with all of the above playlists. Put it on shuffle and hope for the best. It's like when you flip a $2 coin to decide what you're doing tonight but its so small that you do it wrong and it flys out of your hands underneath the sofa and then you have the moral confrontation of whether you'd lift a soft up for just $2 but you realise it's probably $17.85 by now.

  • Playlists Vol.1

    After probably the 15th person I asked 'what music have you been listening to?' I realized it was about time I started writing them down. We'll be posting a few playlists that some of our mates have been listening to recently, it's been real cool discovering so much different stuff that i'm not used to listening to so hopefully you'll find something you like from these too. Chiko Molls (DJ Duo of Amy Taylor & Nadine Muller) 'CHIKO MOLLS' Assorted bangers throughout time and space. Joe Hansen (Private Function) 'Things I like lately' Nuff said. Rhys Renwick (Rhysics, pting, Scraggers, Guffman) 'rhys likes keyboards' 'My fav weirdo synth stuff.' Jack Moase (Liquid Face) 'Ultra Violets' 'Been trying to focus on being more mindful and aware of what’s going on around me and how I’m feeling.' James Ramsay (Nasal Spray, Electric Mud, DJ Ramdigital) 'Slick Shit' Fair warning this is my favorite playlist anyone has sent me so far. Jack Golding (Harvard University) 'All Punks Please Leave Earth' Jack sneezed all over my steak dinner last weekend. What a prick. Bill Golding (Crippled photographer) '1980kmph' Synth driven grooves, funky & definitely cheesy. Fuzzsucker (The Northern Blues, Goat Manipulator) 'Isolation Station' Step into the wild world of Fuzzsucker TV. And for the brave here's our megamix link with all of the above playlists. Put it on shuffle and hope for the best. It's like when you go out to a new restaurant and you're excited to try a platter then when it finally comes you realize you hate every single dish on it.

  • Horace Bones haunts The B.East March 29th 2018

    After a particularly memorable incident involving Private Function's Chris Penne and two bottles of mustard & ketchup earlier in the month, everyone was now completely aware that wild live bands were more than welcome at The B.East. The next highly anticipated show was the B.East debut of Horace Bones, who had spent the early parts of the year writing new material that one go on to form the bulk of their 2019 debut album Terra. At this time however the songs were quite different (particularly lyrically) and this played very well into the bands mystique, with songs that were clearly very complex & poetic delivered so harshly that without a recorded release it would be impossible to decipher their meaning. Joining them would be Fitzroy's prodigal son and bartending acrobat Spike The River, (who to my knowledge can be the first performer credited with diving off the bar into the audience at The B.East) as well as Bad Batch, (if you never got to see them do yourself a favor and listen to their EP Going Nowhere on spotify). This was one of the first times I attempted editing footage i'd recorded from a show, here's a link to Horace Bone's unreleased song 'Riot': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZRPXweP22g And here's Chris attempting to digest an entire bottle of mustard through his face: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DVgw4atqdI Spike The River Bad Batch Horace Bones

  • The Coin Toss Tour San Remo March 16th 2018

    The Coin Toss Tour was a national tour featuring Dumb Punts, Pist Idiots, Mini Skirt & Charging Stallion. The tour was named as such as every gig the bands would do a series of coin flips to determine who played in which order at every show. This led to a whole tour of uniquely fun gigs with a different headliner every night. Mini Skirt were unable to make it to all of the Melbourne dates so who could fill in but Amyl & The Sniffers, fresh off their appearance at Jerkfest IV. Also joining the roster were Tony Dork, who had already played with Pist Idiots & Mini Skirt for their 'Hot' tour back in December & were more than happy to travel out. March 16th 2018 was the first time we rented a car and ventured out beyond Melbourne to see a regional show. We got to San Remo early and drove on through to Philip Island & stopped for lunch in Cowes. We shared an Airbnb with Tony Dork and Jack spent our pre-drinks trying to do a kickflip (which funnily enough almost broke HIS ankle). And of course you can't visit San Remo without seeing the Vietnam veterans museum As anyone who saw a show from this tour will tell you every band was phenomenal and by the end of the run everyone had played atleast one runaway spectacular set. It's hard to pick a favorite for this one but this was one of those times where you got to see a snapshot of the live show monster that Amyl would become. You can have a look at them play through 'Cup of Destiny' that would be released a few weeks later here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6y9z14MJto Tony Dork Charging Stallion Pist Idiots Dumb Punts Amyl & The Sniffers

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