Pretty City

Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in Melbourne this September

August 29, 2018

Spring is right around the corner! The night’s will be getting longer, and a helluva lot warmer. So there’s no better time to get out and enjoy some live music, and Melbourne, you’ve got some killer gigs coming up next month! Here are our picks for the best live music events not to miss in […]

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Tour Diary: Pretty City head to the States chasing new music and Texan good times

March 22, 2018

Melbourne’s Pretty City recently packed their bags for another short sojourn to the USA where recording of new music, as well as a cheeky stop at SXSW awaited. The band’s new album Cancel the Future is out tomorrow and in coming months, Pretty City will be out on the road (in Australia and abroad) with this new bad […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Pretty City “Simone” (2018)

February 28, 2018

Pretty City are another band soon bound for the US, ditching Melbourne for the surrounds of Portland to record before hitting up Texas for SXSW. They’re not ones to leave their Aussie fans hanging though, and we’re happy to be the ones to be delivering the first taste of the band’s forthcoming album – Cancel the Future– […]

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The Road to SXSW 2018: Pretty City

February 28, 2018

Bringing their sounds back to SXSW for the second time this year, Melbourne’s Pretty City are set to return to Texas with a brand new show, as well as an inkling of what’s to come for the group. As their sophomore album, Cancel the Future, edges closer to release, the band gives us a little insight into how they’re anticipating […]

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Amy Shark & Slum Sociable among latest batch of Aussies set to play SXSW

January 15, 2018

SXSW, the world’s biggest music, film and media festival, has announced 500 new artists playing this year’s event. The Austin, Texas based event features musicians from around the globe, and this year features a massive number of Australian and Kiwi artists. ARIA winner Amy Shark heads up the considerable amount of talent from down under, which […]

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Aussie artists to be on show at Canadian Music Week’s ‘Aussie Night Out’

April 19, 2017

Canadian Music Week is raring up in Toronto at the moment, with the music festival continuing through until April 23rd. There’s a great group of Australian artists who have hopped on planes out to Canada to take full advantage of the opportunity to showcase their music to a global audience and once more, they’re going to […]

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Alice Ivy, Julia Jacklin and more among Australian artists announced for Canadian Music Week 2017 in Toronto

March 1, 2017

We’re a little over a month away from one of the year’s biggest music festivals and conferences, Canadian Music Week, which will be taking over the city of Toronto in Canada for six days of live music, comedy, panels and more. A slew of artists have been announced in recent weeks, and among those revealed […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Pretty City “Don’t You Remember Me My Love” (2017)

February 2, 2017

One of those bands we counted ourselves so lucky to have seen in 2016, Pretty City, have come back on to our radars with a brand new single in “Don’t You Remember Me My Love”. The psych rockers are about to head out on a tour of North America, so it’s fitting that this is the type of […]

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Betty & Oswald, Shining Bird, Fascinator & more for the Visions stage on the ‘King Street Crawl’ in September

August 10, 2016

The Visions brand has grown from being a curated club night of live music in Sydney, now launching a monthly event in Melbourne and curating a stage of their own as part of Sydney’s King Street Crawl next month! The King Street Crawl has also grown in popularity and notoriety over the last few years, with over 30,000 […]

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Pretty City set for Colourize vinyl launch tour dates this August

June 15, 2016

Melbourne’s Pretty City are hitting the road again with their debut album Colourize, celebrating its release onto vinyl this August! Following well-received album launches on the east coast, the band will be adding in a set in Adelaide and Brisbane on this run too, bringing the good times to more fans. Off the back of a successful […]

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Visions Festival announces line-up for 2016, featuring Kirin J Callinan, Montaigne & more

May 2, 2016

Visions Festival is taking place in Sydney on June 4th this year in Chippendale between Fredas and The Lord Gladstone. Part of Vivid Sydney, the festival is once again curated by  Deep Sea Arcade in conjunction with Chugg Music and Rare Finds. The event aims to put together progressive line-ups that showcase exciting local acts who […]

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Album News Weekly: 29th April 2016

April 29, 2016

In this issue: A bunch of fresh debut album releases to check out this week, ranging from love songs to classic metal. Time to update the music library with these fresh of the plate albums! Boxer Rebellion Described as ‘an emotional sucker punch’, London quartet Boxer Rebellion are set to release their fifth record Waves […]

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SXSW Music Interview: Pretty City (Melbourne) chat gaffer tape, their debut LP & breakfast tacos at SXSW!

April 1, 2016

Let me set the scene and take you back to the Aussie BBQ at SXSW this year; like last year, I arrived at Brush Square Park looking up at the overcast skies that threatened to unleash torrent upon torrent of rain on the event. Thankfully, unlike last year, the Aussie BBQ escaped and enjoyed a […]

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The SXSW comedown… Sose gives us her thoughts on another jam-packed week of music in Austin!

March 23, 2016

It’s currently encroaching on Wednesday evening and I find myself seated at the desk in my hotel room, coming in and out of blank stares out the window and an email inbox count that is slowly eating away at my soul. It’s my first day back in Australia in two weeks and I’m struggling to stay awake, […]

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Aussies at SXSW: Spotlight on 2016 Showcase Artist Pretty City!

March 2, 2016

Pretty City are the latest Aussie act to be featured in our SXSW spotlight series, the Melbourne rockers preparing themselves for the onslaught of music that awaits them in Austin in just a few weeks! Having recently debuted their single “Running Around” in the US, the band is eager to get out Stateside and introduce their […]

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Sounds Australia unveils both Sound Gallery & Aussie BBQ line ups for SXSW!

March 2, 2016

The Sounds Australia crew have today released details of their official SXSW events, including the always popular Aussie BBQ. The full artist line ups for the Aussie BBQ and two Sound Gallery Showcases have been unveiled, with 30 Australian acts set to perform. The Aussie BBQ celebrates its 13th year at SXSW in 2016 and […]

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