Restaurants
The Best French Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022 And Where To Find Them

It's not tricky to live so Frenchy, so chic in Melbourne. Bistros and Boulangerie-style bakeries are scattered all across the city.…

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10 Of The Best Breakout Artists To Check Out At This Year’s Vivid LIVE Festival

Arguably, the best thing about live music festivals is discovering your new favourite band, completely by accident, when you’re…

Activities & Itineraries
Festivals Are Back, Get Yourself To The Best In Victoria For 2022

It’s been a couple of spins around the sun since we’ve been able to crack into the timeless tradition of the summer music…

Music
Blue Moon Karaoke Bar
Melbourne, VIC

So you think you’re pretty good when you belt out a few tunes in the shower.…

Music
Tempo Rubato
Brunswick, VIC

If classical music is your scene or if you just want to spend the start of your…

Bars & Pubs
The Tote
Collingwood, Vic

If you’ve never heard of The Tote, we’re guessing you might not…

6 Vibing Playlists To Spin This Summer If Your Beats Are Flatlining

Our glorious Aussie summer is here, and while yes, this year’s summer is set to be a little bit La Niña, those sunny breaks…

Music
Bliss Out To A Bunch Of Aussie Artists With ‘Supported’, A Summer Music Series By Jimmy Brings

These rough past couple of years have taught us to appreciate two things; having stuff delivered and the support of good mates. As it…

Food & Drink
Aussie Band Pacific Avenue On First Date Heartbreaks, Tattoos And New Music

In 2017, Kiama four-piece indie rock band Pacific Avenue was born, but their history goes way back. The stars aligned when Ben Fryer met…

Bars & Pubs
Geddes Lane Ballroom
Melbourne , VIC

It’s certainly a weird recipe. Take Melbourne’s most famous chef and one…

Gifts
Greener House Nursery
Brunswick, VIC

If you haven’t stopped by Greener House Nursery on Sydney Road in Brunswick yet…

Music
The Music Gym
Melbourne, VIC

We get it—you love to show off your Smoke on the Water intro on acoustic…

Entertainment
Uncover The Unbelievable Tattoo Tales Of Melbourne Band CIVIC

CIVIC’s sound is most often described as 'Aussie garage' but lead singer Jim McCullough describes it…

Style & Design
Kaiit On Her Epic Tattoo Collection, Musical Inspirations And Love For 1920s Makeup

At just 23 years of age, Naarm singer and artist Kaiit (she/they/he) is one of the most exciting talents to grace the Australian music scene…

Cafes
The 12 Best Cafes In Melbourne CBD For Breakfast, Brunch Or Lunch

Melbourne's CBD is not usually the first suburb to roll off the tongue when you're looking for a great brunch spot, but don't…

Restaurants
Saluministi
Docklands, VIC

Porchetta rolls may be a simple concept, but not all are created equal. When we get…

What's On
Dylan Alcott’s Ability Fest Is Making Its Triumphant Return This Year

The world would be a far better place if there were more festivals like Ability Fest, but for now, we can relish in the fact that the…

Things To Do
What You Need To Know About The Online Festival Supporting Emerging Artists

The last 18 months have had a devastating effect on the music industry, with many budding musicians feeling the brunt of the halt on live…

Things To Do
Leaps And Bounds Festival Is Returning For A 10-Day Celebration Of Music, Culture And Creativity

A 10-day council festival but make it northside. It’s just one way to describe the 10-day Leaps and Bounds Music Festival, though…

What's On
Fed Square Is Set To Be Transformed Into An Outdoor Cinema And French Winter Playground This July

Over summer, Fed Square was transformed into a bustling green oasis. And now, everyone’s favourite cultural hub is about to receive a…

Music
Official Dates For Hamilton’s Mammoth Melbourne Season Are Here, And Tickets Are On Sale Now

If you’ve heard rumors that blockbuster musical, Hamilton, is making its way one state south from Sydney to Melbourne, we’re…

What's On
The Festival You Need To Know About Across Victoria In 2021

It’s been a bit dry out there on the festival front for the last 12 months, we all know the story of COVID et cetera. But Victorians…

Entertainment
How To Long Lunch Like A Pro With Thandi Phoenix

One of our all-time favourite pastimes is long lunching. We lovesettling in for the afternoon with a sprawling spread of food, drink in hand…

Entertainment
How To Nail Your Next Movie Night, According To Touch Sensitive

When it comes to spending the night in, there's no denying a movie night is a sure-fire way to ensure a perfect evening—with…

Entertainment
How To Nail Your Sunday Session, According To Lime Cordiale

While some might consider Sunday the end of the weekend, we consider it the beginning of all great things, birthing the social event of all…

What's On
Mallrat And Flight Facilities Have Just Been Added To The URBNSURF For The Love Event Series

It has just been announced that Flight Facilities and Mallrat will be joining For The Love’s epic line-up at URBNSURF, so grab your…

Music
Scope Out Brunswick Music Festival’s Mammoth Local Program

Brunswick Music Festival is back with an impressive line-up of local talent spanning over ten huge days. From Friday 5 March to Monday 16…

Entertainment
Kick It Old School With These 5 Hip Hop Artists Carving Their Own Path To Success

When it comes to new music and rising rap artists, we’re always on high alert. It’s true, our love for hip hop runs deep.…

What's On
Culture Up, It’s Your Last Chance To Catch The NGV’s Free Evening Parties

On one hand, the capacity limits at NGV can be seen as a sort of silver lining in that you can wander through the Triennial with at…

What's On
Scope Out The Massive Program For Melbourne Museum’s Summer Sessions

With indoor capacity limits still in place, many of our cultural institutions are taking it outdoors. The latest to announce their iteration…

What's On
Scope Out Sun Cycle, A Huge Rave From The Team Behind Beyond The Valley Coming This Month

Those who rang in the 2019/2020 new year at Sun Cycle will recall quite the rave. Looking back, anyone would have thought we were partying…

Music
Give Life Back to Melbourne’s Music Scene With These 9 Epic Events From MMW-Extended

Melbourne Music Week-Extended is making up for the year of live music that never was.  They’re offering up more than 200 events…

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Grab Your Tickets For The Duke Street Block Party

The Duke Street Block Party will return in 2021, bigger, and better than ever. The second edition of the block party in December 2021 will…

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Dance Into The New Year With A New COVID-Safe Festival At The Music Bowl

Melbourne is set to come back alive this summer, with outdoor events around the city like we've never seen before. This week the…

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Block Out The Calendar, Melbourne Music Week Will Return This Year With A Bumper Three Month Program

Melbourne Music Week is set to return in December, and this year, the program will be spread over three months to revitalise the local arts…

News
Say A Prayer, Festival Hall Has Officially Been Purchased By Hillsong Church

Festival Hall, one of Melbourne’s longest standing houses of sin has recently given us one of our latest announcements. Over the…

What's On
Rave The Isolation Blues Away With The Upcoming smalltown 2021 Rave

Saying that we all miss those amazing things we used to take for granted, be that leaving our 5km radius or making a day of things like we…

What's On
Save The Date, Mona Foma Is Returning To Tasmania This January

And now for some good news, the summer iteration of Australia’s most hedonistic festival, Mona Foma, will return to Tasmania late…

News
Make Way For Bedroom Pop, AR Boutiques And A New Era Of Gaming

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in August 2020. If there's one thing that…

Music
Hit Download, Here’s 9 Of The Freshest Beats To Add To Your Playlist This Month

Is your current rotation of tunes leaving you a little uninspired? Hit pause on the oldies and make space for some new artists and songs set…

Music
Fill The Live Music Void With Melbourne’s First-Ever Drive-In Live Music Venue

Update:  Unfortunately, due to the increase in cases of coronavirus in Melbourne, The Drive-In has been cancelled. "The current…

Music
Turn It Up, Tkay Maidza, Lime Cordiale And More Are Playing Live On Instagram This Saturday Night

Undisputed legend, and host of Triple J’s Good Nights, is chucking on a party this Saturday night at 8pm with a bunch of her muso…

Entertainment
Beat Boredom, This Viral Video Is Your Next Tik Tok-Fuelled Dance Phenomenon

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d know that the short-form video app, Tik Tok has well and truly taken over the…

Music
Nkechi Anele On Finding Her Voice In Music, Radio And Equality

You may know Nkechinyere Anele (AKA Nkechi) from her time fronting Aussie soul legends, Saskwatch, or maybe you’re familiar with the…

Art & Design
6 Gigs You Need To Get Behind At Melbourne’s Massive Underground Festival This Month

Forget about cherry-picking your gigs this month, because Melbourne’s hottest new festival—Can’t Do Tomorrow—is…

Music
Dig Through The Crates At Melbourne’s Best Record Stores

The art of crate digging is alive and well, and there are plenty of record stores in Melbourne to prove it with vendors catering to OG…

Music
Take A Peek At St Kilda Fest’s 40th Anniversary Line-Up

St Kilda Fest, the largest free festival in our great southern land has just announced 80s legends ICEHOUSE will be performing at its 40th…

News
Take One Last Dig In The Crates, Polyester Records Is Closing Down

Polyester Records is set to shut up shop after almost 40 years of trade.  Originally opening for trade in 1981, Polyester Records…

Music
Time To Rock Out, The Brunswick Music Festival Lineup Just Dropped

Strap yourself in, because you’re about to get a face full of amazing artists that will be plying their trade at the 2020 edition of…

Music
What You Need To Know About This Year’s Beyond The Valley Line-Up

There’s no better way to enjoy singledom than with live music in the sun, surrounded by a bunch of beautiful people. And it just got…

What's On
Get Your Tickets Fast, MSO IS Performing Studio Ghibli Scores At Sidney Myer Music Bowl Next Year

Studio Ghibli needs no introduction. Hayao Miyazaki has been the powerhouse behind the Japanese animation house, and now you’ll get…

Music
Attention Night Owls, Melbourne Has A New 24-Hour Nightclub And Live Music Spot

While Melbourne doesn’t face the same lockout laws like one of our neighbouring cities, our nightclub scene in recent times has been…

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Melbourne’s Getting A Massive Cake And Music Festival Next Year

It’s always hard to decide what’s good in Melbourne over the warmer months, there’s just a plethora of choice—and…

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Get Pumped, This Huge Multi-Sensory Outdoor Light Installation Is Coming Back Next Month

This year marks a decade of Melbourne Music Week and if one thing’s for sure, they’re going all out to celebrate. Not only have…

Music
Here Are All The Gigs Worth Going To In Melbourne This October

Woah, this October is looking mighty fine with something to satisfy all types of muso’s. We’ve got some golden oldies, new…

Bars & Pubs
8 Melbourne Nightclubs That Probably Won’t Give You Deep Regret

We’re heading into the warmer months, guys. And that means it’s time to come out of hibernation and hit up some of…

What's On
Prepare To Reassess Your Childhood, This Melbourne Fringe Exhibition Reimagines ‘My Little Pony’

There are many things that weird me out: clowns, bugs, people who collect lifelike dolls. But all those things pale in comparison to what…

Entertainment
Everything You Need To Know About Troye Sivan’s Intimate Perth Gig

He’s the guy on everyone’s playlists and now he’s heading down under for an exclusive, intimate show. So, we’re here…

News
Hack Your Way Backstage To Get A VIP Experience At These Epic Festivals

For all the music stans out there, listen up. We’re about to dish the dirt on how you can nab backstage tickets at shows, meet your…

Things To Do
Get Pumped, Calvin Harris Is Set To Headline This New Aussie Festival

Thanks to Hardware, Onelove and Live Nation, a brand-new festival is in the mix and slated to come around the country towards the end of…

Music
Jam To Lizzo And Brockhampton At FOMO 2020

The FOMO 2020 line-up wait is finally over and good news, it’s bringing in some of the biggest international talents in the world…

Music
This Month Is Your Last Ever Chance To Party In West Footscray’s Historic Wool Store

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Well, the bad news is that soon you’ll no longer be able to party in the colossal…

Things To Do
Two Door Cinema Club And Mallrat Are Headlining This Vineyard Music Festival

It’s back again. The most wine-happy music festival has crash-landed back in New South Wales, Victoria And Western Australia so round…

What's On
Feast Your Eyes On The Thornbury Warehouse That’s Being Transformed Into A Rave Space

If an industrial warehouse rave is your idea of a good time, it looks like you’re going to be spending a hell of a lot more time in…

Music
Hype Up, Musical Genius Hans Zimmer Is Headed To Australia

Hans Zimmer, musical genius and composer of almost every epic movie score in existence, will be touring the East Coast of Australia this…

Music
The Team Who Brought Us The Underground Carpark Rave Are Taking Things North-Side

Ever since last year’s epic underground carpark rave (which you’ll recall as smalltown at B3), we’ve been dreaming of the…