Music

Photo Review: Sounds Good – An Irregular Showcase of New Music (Melbourne)

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Last week, The 5 to 9 Life team were invited to attend an exciting showcase featuring The Amazons and Boy Azooga, two UK acts poised for big things, with Australian newcomer FRITZ also taking centre stage.
Our resident photographer Ishan Sharma recently moved to Melbourne and was on hand to attend the showcase at Howler in Brunswick and capture a few photos of the night for us. Check them out now!

42BELOW Presents ‘Waste-Free Weekender’ Next Week in Sydney

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Environmentally conscious drinkers of Sydney, rejoice — and mark this event in your diaries. NZ vodka brand 42BELOW is taking over This Must Be The Place for a series of collaborative events dubbed “Waste-Free Weekender”.
Throughout next weekend — Thursday, Saturday 12 to Saturday, September 14 — Adelaide cocktail bar Maybe Mae will be serving up tipples aimed at raising awareness about food and drink waste. Click through for more details.

We Can’t Stop Watching Missy Elliot’s Video Vanguard Performance at the 2019 Video Music Awards!

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After literal decades of anticipation, Missy Elliot was finally honored with the VMA Video Vanguard Award for her “culture-shifting visionary” visuals at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards — and she took the VMA stage in style for the occasion after a jaw-dropping performance featuring some of her greatest hits.
Misdemeanor’s in the house!

Bob Moses Announces Australian Tour

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Making the most of their trip to Australian as part of Strawberry Fields, NY two-piece Bob Moses have announced two extra shows, of the headline variety, kicking off in Melbourne and Sydney.
The habitual party starters will be spoiling Aussie audiences with immersive live renditions of select gems contained within their one EP, 2012’s Hand To Hold, and two full length albums, 2015’s Days Gone By and 2018’s Battle Lines. Click through for more details.

The Field Day 2020 Line-Up Is Here!

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Field Day has just unleashed it’s 2020 New Years lineup and we are so EXCITED!
International acts Tyler, the Creator, Skepta, Disclosure, RL Grime and Anthony & Cleopatra will be heading down under to bless us, whilst PNAU, Hayden James, Running Touch, Hatchie, Eves Karydas and more will be holding it down for the hometown talent. Click through for the full announcement.

Solange Announces Four Exclusive 2020 Shows at the Sydney Opera House

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Grammy Award-winning R&B singer, producer and all-round goddess Solange Knowles will visit Sydney in January for a four-night residency at the Opera House.
She was last in Australia in 2018 for a sold-out run of shows at Vivid Live. This time around, she’ll be performing a brand new live show and tunes from her most recent album, When I Get Home. The shows, on January 27, 28, 30 and 31, will be her only performances in Australia.

Sydney Duo Yuma X Are ‘Chasing Patterns’

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Yuma X released their new single, ‘Chasing Patterns’ this week, a song charting the joys and torment of a complicated, co-dependent and addictive relationship. We hope this single release means there’s more to come from the Sydney duo. Listen to it NOW.