Recipe Scene: Asian Coleslaw

June 6, 2018 Kate Delbridge

When I’m making this coleslaw I often just use whatever veggies I ah vein the crisper, so long as it includes wombok and carrot. The dressing is what really brings it all together, along with the garnishes. I usually make a double batch of it as we all love it so much. […]

Scene News: Live Music at Chasers’ Three Eight Six, South Yarra

June 6, 2018 Scene News

Melbourne’s status as the live music capital of the world is set to receive
a boost with the announcement today that Chasers nightspot in Chapel St
South Yarra will be hosting international and national live touring acts,
stand-up comedy and cabaret under the live brand Three Eight Six.

Chasers located on Chapel St in South Yarra has undergone an extensive
refit to provide Melbourne music fans and Australian concert promoters with
an important mid-sized venue as Three Eight Six, that will allow the finest
in Australian and international talent to continue to play in this city. […]

Snap Scene: Seether – Forum Theatre, Melbourne 25th May 2018

June 4, 2018 Paul Miles

South African rockers Seether played Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on Friday 25 May 2018 as part of their Poison the Parish World Tour. Seether is Shaun Morgan on lead vocals and guitar, along with Dale Stewart on bass, John Humphrey (The Nixons) on drums, plus touring guitarist Corey Lowery (Stuck Mojo, Stereomud, Dark New Day). After forming in Pretoria during May 1999, the band released their seventh studio album Poison the Parish a year ago this month, which peaked on Australia’s ARIA Album Chart at number 29, and number 14 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album is the band’s heaviest to date, and fans tonight enjoyed hearing a slew of tracks from it, along with classic Seether hits like Remedy, Fake It, Broken, Rise Above This, and Gasoline.

Snap Scene: 5 Seconds of Summer – 170 Russell, Melbourne 29th May 2018

June 1, 2018 Paul Miles

Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer performed a special intimate show at Melbourne’s 170 Russell on Tuesday 29 May 2018, as part of their 5SOS3 World Tour. The sold-out show coincided with the release of their new single Want You Back (already viewed almost 20 million times on YouTube) and serves as a teaser for their full-blown national tour later this year, following the release of their third studio album Youngblood next month. […]

Review Scene: Eilen Jewell – Caravan Club, May 17th 2018

June 1, 2018 Maryanne Window

It’s a long flight from Boise Idaho to Melbourne but American singer songwriter Eilen Jewell has made the journey twice in 6 months having found her people here, as evidenced in her latest run of sold out shows around the country in support of her latest album ‘Down Hearted Blues’. The album is a wonderful celebration of her favourite blues songs that she discovered in a hidden corner of the attic in her family home as a teenager in the form her father’s record collection. The way she told the story to the packed house at the recently re-located Caravan Club, it was a discovery that was unexpected; like uncovering secret treasure, confessing that if the records had been foisted upon her at that impressionable age she probably would have run a mile from them and missed out on the joys of artists such as Howlin’ Wolf and Bessie Smith until way later in life. […]

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