Photo Gallery: Mildlife – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (06.07.24)

Groove-masters Mildlife played to a great crowd last weekend, packing out the 1400 seat capacity of Northcote Theatre. Punters were scrounging for tickets in the lead-up to Saturday, with the Tixel page insanely popular for the show. The Melbourne-based psychedelic jazz group played well into their fusion genre, with moody lighting and minimal on-stage interaction….

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Six unmissable gigs this July and August

Despite the winter chill, we are looking ahead to July and August to warm up with an incredible lineup of live music. This year has already delivered some unforgettable acts, but it seems the best is yet to come. Australian and New Zealand are about to get a fantastic delivery of shows for you to…

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Interview: Mildlife on playing to penguins, Opera House dreams and messages from afar

Melbourne psychedelic jazz rockers Mildlife should have been embarking on an Australian tour right now, including playing at Vivid Sydney and the revered Sydney Opera House. But COVID-19 had other ideas. Instead the five-piece, who had been working on a new album prior to the proposed tour, have been stuck in lockdown in Melbourne like…

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Album Review: Mildlife’s sci-fi alt-rock works perfectly with Automatic

Whichever way you try, Mildlife don’t fit neatly into any genre or pocket. This Melbourne alt-rock four-piece are carving their own original niche and have built upon their burgeoning reputation with this second offering, Automatic, a six-track album which runs for 40 minutes. Mildlife’s 2018 debut Phase led to labels of sci-fi space-jazz or psych-kraut-rock. There’s…

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Photo Gallery: Stereolab + Mildlife – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne Zoo (06.03.20)

Stereolab delivered an interesting performance at the penultimate Zoo Twilight performance on Friday night. After many years away from touring they managed to draw a large crowd to catch them perform back in Melbourne once again. Support came from Melbourne locals Mildlife. Photographer Danny Hanssen brings these shots.

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Live Review: Stereolab + Mildlife – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne Zoo (06.03.20)

The penultimate Zoo Twilight show of 2020 saw one of the Ninetie’s biggest experimental groups, Stereolab, head back to Melbourne, ten years after the group last toured. The group were joined by Mildlife, a Melbourne group whose lo-fi dream electronica kept the crowd pulsing early before the main event. Mildlife lulled the early crowd with a fusion…

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