The Ovals

Friday night and Cherry Bar called.  It’s a hard one to deny, like a needy child crying for attention.  You either neglect it and are rightly scolded as a foul and evil human being, or you comply.  Giving in, I arrived stupidly early and stood supping my pint inspecting the...

The Ovals (Single Launch)

Groove Rock, Kraut Rock, Psychedelic Rock.The Ovals. If the creation of a new star were audible, then The Ovals would sound like it. If one of those moments when life becomes conscious of itself had a song, then it would be one of The Ovals. If getting lost in between...

Felicity Groom

On a wonderfully warm, post-rain night in Melbourne, the Northcote Social Club experienced a strange and unusual occurrence. ‘The Meredith Effect’ is what happens when, for one weekend a year in December, the people who normally see live music in our town every Friday and Saturday night have left town....

The Demon Parade

There are so many new venues popping up all over town recently, but new space Phoenix Public House is one of the better new establishments. Nestled in the city end of Sydney Road it offers a home away from home, if your home had an epic band room inside it...

Black Cab

Friday 7th October will see psych pop explorers Black Cab controlling all the movement over the dance floor for what will be a fully analogue show. Taking us back, Black Cab’s sound resonate late 60’s, early 70’s German dance music. With the success of their 2009 album ‘Call Signs’ released...

The Sun Blindness (Album Launch)

The Sun Blindness are set to unleash a forest of magic mushrooms, fairy dust and pulsating kaleidoscopic strobes as Tone Deaf’s Deaf Sessions present Melbourne’s own psychedelic warlocks The Sun Blindness as they launch their sophomore album Far Arden at Cherry Bar in AC/DC Lane. Since their 2008 debut LP,...