The Music (Melbourne) October Issue

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Our contributors

This month Publisher’s Letter This month’s best binge watching Shit We Did: Posture Correction Guest editorial: Co-CEO of Green Music Australia Berish Bilander

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Adrianne Lenker

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Hellions

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Otto Wicks-Green Otto has been immersed in the world of heavy guitar music for over 15 years, most notably with Australian band sleepmakes-

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waves, with which he has been nominated for three ARIA awards and a J Award for best

Sunglasses The best Aussiemade shades

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Australian album. Otto enjoys photography, lives a shameful double-life as a corporate consultant and spends the rest of his time chasing massive guitar sounds and elusive moments of decent songwriting.

The Festival Issue Here are out hot tips for breakthrough festival acts this season

Find your festival fit Here’s our easy guide to see which is your perfect festival to attend

The ultimate festival road trip A year on from Spilt Milk’s abandoned trial, what’s happening on the pill testing front? More festival listings than you can poke an inflated novelty item at The Big Picture: Lucinda Goodwin

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Paul Kelly Where poetry and music combine

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Cloves

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Album reviews

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Lucinda Goodwin Lucinda is a Geelong-based music photog-

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The Arts

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The best highlights of Matlhouse Theatre’s 2019 program

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School Of Rock

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Film & TV reviews

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Melbourne International Arts Festival

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Festival style

The Bronx, B Wise

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rapher. A big advocate of homegrown talent, she has been documenting Geelong locals

Your Town

alongside national and international acts for eight years. Her trademark vibrant, crisp and emotive imagery has been nationally and internationally published and exhibited.

Berish Bilander Berish is a musician and Co-CEO of Green Music Australia, a non-profit dedicated to helping the music scene reduce its own

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sleepmakeswaves

Here are the best of your local festivals

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John Butler

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Bill Bailey

Cat Power “It’s my pile of shit”

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environmental impact, and creating leader-

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ship for change. He has toured extensively, releasing several albums with his ensemble Motion, and dedicated his activist life to climate and social justice, fighting back tollroads and working alongside refugee activists to #bringthemhere.

Your gigs

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Howzat!

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This month’s local highlights

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The Music

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