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Museyon’s Guide To…Splendour in the Grass

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  Splendour in the Grass is Australia’s largest, Winter festival, taking place from July 30th to August 1st, and is so popular that in past years, tickets have sold out in a matter of hours with scalped tickets going for over $3,000 on Ebay. This year, the line-up is once again worthy of desperate measures as the festival welcomes a ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Pony, Melbourne

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If you thought New York City bars partied hard well, trust us, they have nothing on Melbourne’s Pony whose tagline “Rockin’ ’til 7:00am!” is completely apropos.   Pony is a Melbourne staple, a grungy all-night rock bar known for its adventurous live programming and 2am headline slots. Hosting often free shows in its intimate upstairs venue and keeping the music ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

Music+Travel Worldwide

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

The Scene in Six Sounds: Australia

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This week, our intrepid music writer James Hendicott is headed to the southern hemisphere to check out the scene in Australia. Forget the didgeridoo and check out James’s six picks — from rock superstars AC/DC to one very over-the-top pop legend.   Read More »

Ask The Locals: Deloris

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Melbourne rockers Deloris are currently in the studio with a new line-up and a new sound. We’re eagerly awaiting the results, but in the meantime we chatted with the band’s singer/songwriter Marcus Teague about the state of the Australian scene. He gave us tons of insider tips — including his exhaustive guide to Melbourne’s venues and his picks for Australia’s ... Read More »

Behind The Scene: Brisbane

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The recipe for a rock ‘n’ roll explosion is simple: Take a bunch of frustrated teenagers. Mix equal parts isolation and desolation. Stir in a lot of boredom and add a conservative society for good measure. That’s exactly what gave birth to Brisbane, Australia’s mid-’70s art rock revolution.    From the moment The Saints released their genre-defining “(I’m) Stranded” — ... Read More »

Art Rock Confidential: Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane

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Since the early days of punk rock, Australia has been home to musical experimentation. And the continent’s isolation has bred a closely knit music scene with a distinctly Australian vibe. Museyon Guide Mel Campbell traces the development of Australia’s singular brand of art rock from its Brisbane roots to its current-day epicenter, Melbourne. Journey Down Under for a tour of ... Read More »

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