The Espresso Martini – blame Dick Bradsell! Created in the late 1980s Soho, London. A model asked for something that would, “wake me up, and then f**k me up.” (some speculate the model was Kate Moss, others Naomi Campbell, but Bradsell has never revealed her identity.) Dick admits that the cocktail’s invention happened out of circumstance and annoyance with the coffee machine being right next to his drink’s station… and because Vodka was all the rage in the 80’s. The cocktail got so popular that we enjoy versions in bars around the world. And now… there’s a FESTIVAL! […]
In March 2012 I went on a pilgrimage to Southern California, this is where surf music was born in the early sixties. One of the gigs I played while I was there was at the legendary Don the Beachcomber where I was introduced to their Mai Tai. I haven’t found anything like it in Australia. […]
Raised By Eagles‘ entrance onto Melbourne’s musical landscape in July 2013 immediately garnered the attention of Americana music aficionados across the country, their debut release scoring the band a nomination at the Age Music Victoria Awards […]
With 12 albums and 25 years of international touring under his belt, Mikelangelo has put together his first ‘Best Of’ show. Mikelangelo is one of the true originals in the Australian music scene, blazing his […]
The Dwarves are on their first tour to our country in three years, at the 11th Cherry Rock Festival. They tell us about themselves, their scene, and make us a Martini.
From the “ninch” (Mornington Peninsula) comes the band on everyone’s lips Stiff Richards. We managed to track down the boys a couple of hours after their Cherry Rock debut, slightly the worse for wear. Find […]
What’s My Scene has partnered with the Butterfly Club to present you with a new cocktail each week, based on shows from their 2016-2017 Summer program. Ingredients 30 goslings black rum 15 passoa (passionfruit liqueur) 20 lime […]
What’s My Scene has partnered with the Butterfly Club to present you with a new cocktail each week, based on shows from their 2016-2017 Summer program. Recipe 45 Gordons 15 apricot brandy 15 lillet blanc 10 […]