About Mary Boukouvalas
Mary is a music photographer and reviewer.

Q&A Scene: Spectoral

October 15, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Tell us about your new single and EP? Movin’ On was the last track from my upcoming EP that we completed, but I knew immediately it’d be the opener for it.The song’s about a friend […]

Snap Scene: The The, Melbourne International Arts Festival, State Theatre, 4th October 2018

October 10, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Likely the least searchable band in internet history, Matt Johnson’s mischievously titled outfit was messing with the heads of would be fans long before Google came of age. People found The The on their own, and knew they’d hit on post-punk royalty.

The line-up was constantly evolving—along with music titans such as Johnny Marr, past members have included neuroscientists, photographers and film directors—but the one constant has been Johnson, whose vocals are immediately recognisable.

Last year saw the release of the band’s first single in 15 years, and 2018 brings with it the first live appearances since 2002, some which sold out in minutes.

This Melbourne International Arts Festival was the first time The The has played Melbourne since 1989. […]

Snap Scene: Outlaw Hard’N’Fast 30th Reunion, Chasers – Friday 5th October

October 8, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST was one of the most iconic Melbourne club nights which gathered rockers, punks, goths, mods, headbangers, hippies, groovers, drag queens and musicians under one roof. The weekly hard rock night Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST was a Wednesday night ritual for many from 1988 through to 1998, often attracting more than 1500 to 2000 people through the doors over the course of one night. On Friday 5th October Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST returned for one night and one helluva party to commemorate its 30th anniversary at its one and only original home, Chasers nightclub at 386 Chapel St, South Yarra. […]

Star Scene: Matt Johnson ~ THE THE

October 4, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Matt Johnson’s scene is calming. The legendary THE THE founder states: “My scene is meditating, playing chess, and having as much silence as possible.” Currently Johnson’s reality is anything but silent. He is conducting interviews […]

Snap Scene – Behind-the-Scenes – Gods & Goddesses rehearsals for Outlaw Hard N Fast Reunion, Deluxe SRS Rehearsal Studios, Moorabbin, 26th September 2018

October 2, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST was one of the most iconic Melbourne club nights which gathered rockers, punks, goths, mods, headbangers, hippies, groovers, drag queens and musicians under one roof. The weekly hard rock night Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST was a Wednesday night ritual for many from 1988 through to 1998, often attracting more than 1500 to 2000 people through the doors over the course of one night. On Friday 5th October Outlaw HARDʽnʼFAST will return for one night and one helluva party to commemorate its 30th anniversary at its one and only original home, Chasers nightclub at 386 Chapel St, South Yarra. […]

Star Scene: Steven Wilson

September 27, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Steven Wilson’s scene is one he describes as “nerdy” though many would see as bliss. The multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer, award winner, states: “My scene, when I’m not working, is being at home with a cup […]

Snap Scene: Opelousas Band (Kerri Simpson) Heinous Hound Blues Band (Steve Lucas) – Cherry Bar – Sunday 23rd September 2018

September 27, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Sunday 23 September, was Cherry Blues’ 7th Birthday. Kerri Simpson’s Opelousas band opened proceedings. Then two monster sets from Heinous Hound featuring Steve Lucas, Jerome Smith, Ashley Davies, Dave Hogan and Matt Dwyer. That’s an Oz Blues’ supergroup and a half. The party never stops at Cherry Bar in AC/DC Lane Melbourne. […]

Snap Scene: Molly Meldrum Statue unveiling, Wangaratta Street Park, Richmond. 25th September 2018

September 26, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

The launch of the Molly Meldrum statue by Louis Laumen and Wall of Music mural by 23rd Key from at the newly upgraded Wangaratta Street Park to celebrate these artworks that celebrate Australian music.

These installations are a special tribute to Richmond music legend Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum AM and were made possible by a $40,000 Creative Victoria grant towards public artworks that celebrate Australian music, as well as funds raised through an Australian Cultural Fund campaign. […]

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