Posted by Jonty Thompson
30. Sep, 2011
Everything was looking promising. Spring seemed to have planted its sunny roots in the Melbourne soil and beer gardens and BBQ”s looked imminent. Unfortunately now that the heavens have opened we’ll all be seeking an indoor situation for our musical adventures.
Melbourne act Major Chord, led by singer/songwriter Dan Flynn, are about to debut their latest record Psychic Civil War. The album’s first single ‘Tomorrow Night’ acts as a spooky folk-driven anthem to the gloom that has overcome our fair city.
With familiar steel string sounds and a slow building backing of organs and clumsy drums this song feels like a lived-in home; with chipped paint and an open-fire smell lingering on the floorboards.
Female vocalists Aluka have recorded their debut album in some of Victoria’s most unusual locations.
With the Jazz Fest is full swing, we made a short film looking at how Melbourne is a jazz city. Enjoy.
Singer, songwriter and comedic genius Jude Perl will launch her debut album Modern Times at The Toff in Town.
Milk Bar Mag got to speak with JackJackJack's singer Maggie Baines about their upcoming show at the St Kilda Festival.
Milk Bar Mag got to speak to local muso Zac Goldberg on his music, what inspires him and his gig at the St Kilda Festival.