The Foundry

It’s been weeks, and I’m still thinking about Jay Som’s live show

March 20, 2020

“What’s that song playing outside?” asks Jay Som, aka Melina Duterte. The crowd at her debut Brisbane show was confused: is she referring to the grunge cover band bleeding through the windows, or the bass of the karaoke night thumping through the floorboards of The Foundry? “We should play one of those songs, too,” she […]

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Live Review: NUN welcomes Brisbane to the pleasuredome with S>c>r>a>p>s and Blank Realm

December 19, 2018

Coloured cables hung over tables on the stage at Brisbane’s The Foundry. The tables brimmed with machines that made the venue’s walls shake with each drum machine thump. Churning out these cold, clanging beats were Melbourne four-piece NUN, who mine the distant past’s idea of the sounds of the future; sounds that came to terrifying […]

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Interview: Protomartyr’s Joe Casey on the band’s highly anticipated Australian tour

February 12, 2018

Joe Casey, frontman of Detroit post-punks Protomartyr, is surprised the band has never ventured Down Under. “It seems like we should’ve gone over earlier,” he says. “Bands from Detroit have toured Australia, so we thought if they can do it, we can do it.” The band has worked hard over the last five years, touring […]

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The Foundry turns one this August with huge party ft. live sets from Velociraptor, Straight Arrows & more!

July 20, 2016

One of Brisbane’s most popular new live music venues, The Foundry, celebrates one year on the block with a birthday party you’re most definitely going to want to be at. With the front stage headlined by Velociraptor and featuring Straight Arrows and Whalehouse, the back stage of the venue will see the likes of Astro Travellers, Golden Vessel and YUUCA take the reins! It’s […]

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Highlighting female talent, Brisbabes announce their fourth event featuring Georgia Mae and more

May 13, 2016

Bringing females to the front and supporting girl power within the music industry, Brisbabes is returning to The Foundry to deliver some killer female talent. Marking the fourth time this event has taken place, five acts will take the stage at the Brisbane venue this July. Headlined by dreamy pop artist Georgia Mae who was […]

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