Music Scene

Snap Scene: Mental As Anything & Taxiride, Melbourne Public. 28th September 2017

As well as nearly 40 years of recording and non-stop touring, Mental As Anything have released 25 top 40 hits in Australia. Expect to hear favourites such as “If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?” and “Too Many Times”, as well as an outstanding and charismatic live performance from the band.

They will be supported by Taxiride, one of Australia’s premiere recording and live performance bands. After having toured the world with their unique vocal harmonies in acoustic and electric shows over the last 10 years, Taxiride are returning to Melbourne Public who are eagerly awaiting their return to the MP stage. […]

Music Scene

Review Scene: Shonen Knife

Music and fashion were the passions at The National Gallery of Victoria last Friday night. The fashion was courtesy of Christian Dior and the music from Japanese power pop trio Shonen Knife. Whilst big in Osaka indie rock circles since forming in 1981, they gained attention on the world scene after releasing albums on K Records and Sub Pop in the USA in the late ’80s. Championed by the likes of Nirvana, Sonic Youth and Redd Kross, they have maintained somewhat of a cult status around the world. […]

Scene News

Scene News: Ben Folds Adds Second & Final Brisbane Show + Anticipated First Melbourne Show To National Tour

Pop-piano virtuoso, BEN FOLDS, today announces the addition of a second and final Brisbane show, after the first Brisbane sold out in a matter of days.

Having already sold out one Brisbane show on Sunday 4th February, Folds will play a second show at Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Friday 2nd February, as part of his national Paper Aeroplane Request Tour. Tickets for the second and final Brisbane show will go on sale on Friday 29th September at 10am AEST. […]

Food & Lifestyle Scene

Recipe Scene: Reeses Pretzel Biscuits

I make these biscuits with Reese’s peanut butter chocolate spread, but you could easily make them with Nutella or a similar product. They will never, ever win any health awards, but who cares. These bikkies are so good that I generally make a double batch, as a single batch gets polished off too quickly. The biscuits spread quite a lot, so make sure you don’t place them too close together. I use a mini scoop to shape the mix, that way they all end up a uniform shape and size. […]