Melting Pot’s Top 4: Tuesday, 28th February 2017
Hello and welcome back to another installation of 'Melting Pot's Top 4' - thanks so much for sticking with us as we continue to bring you the 4 absolute must-see gigs in Melbourne this coming week. We're scouring deep and hard to find you the cream of the crop that live music in this town has to offer! -- //FRIDAY// MOTH PRESENTS International women's day show ELLA HOOPER, LEAH SENIOR, CHARM OF FINCHES and GRETTA RAY headline a massive show being put together from our...
Melting Pot’s Top 4: Tuesday, 21st February 2017
Hello and welcome back to another installation of 'Melting Pot's Top 4' - thanks so much for sticking with us as we continue to bring you the 4 absolute must-see gigs in Melbourne this coming week. We're scouring deep and hard to find you the cream of the crop that live music in this town has to offer! -- //FRIDAY// GREG STEPS & THE NOT FOR PROPHETS - 'THE OVERLAND' EP LAUNCH Our very own Featured Artist for February, the one and only GREG STEPS is up to the plate with his...
Q&A with Melting Pot’s Josh Riley (Anomura)
After learning about yet another of our crew members musical exploits external to Melting Pot's operation, I took some time to sit down and chat with our very own sound man extraordinaire - Josh Riley (artist name: Anomura) to nut out the details of his electronic music project that has been going for some time. We touched on his recent success in licensing one of his tracks to a global web-based Rip Curl promotion, and what this may mean for his music going forward. JF: Tell us about your...
Featured Artist - Greg Steps
February 2017 Featured Artist: Greg Steps
After a relocation from Brisbane, and a long time honing his singer/songwriter skills through the open mic scene of Melbourne, we spoke to Greg Steps about inspiration, influence and lemon trees in the lead up to the launch of his upcoming EP, 'The Overland', accompanied by his band - The Not for Prophets - which is taking place on Friday, February 24th at the esteemed Wesley Anne band room. Before making the big move from Brisbane to Melbourne, Greg Steps had featured in a nu...
Watch the full interview with Melting Pot's Josh Forner
Introducing Greg Steps - the carefullly considered yet entertaining and extremely talented Melbourne based singer-songwriter. He talks with Melting Pot's own Josh Forner about his bountiful garden, moving from Brisbane, open mic nights, his attraction to folk / country music and his upcoming EP - the cover of which was designed by the talented Tom Cartoonist.
Artists from our latest event
Grim Fawkner is an itinerant minstrel, whose acoustic works range from upbeat folk/country, to soulful balladry, with elements of blues, pop & indie thrown in.
Lucy Wise’s masterful storytelling and musical clarity capture the hearts of audiences wherever she goes. Her soulful vocals and intricate ukulele and guitar playing have made her a festival favourite across Australia and internationally.
Inspired by the likes of Laura Marling and Joni Mitchell, Domini's poignant lyrics and transporting melodies open little windows into intimate moments. Her strong, pure voice lilts and croons across a colourful tapestry of harmonies, fingerpicked ukulele, guitar and glockenspiel.
Dan Lethbridge is a musician based in Melbourne, Australia. Part dusty folk singer/part electric guitar slinger, Dan has released three albums - the most recent being the genre-bending 'Inner Western'.
Brooke Taylor & Delsinki Records
Born and raised singer/songwriter Brooke Taylor is 5 foot 2 inches of acoustic, melodic, bluesy grunt. With a voice that can cover country to blues with equal poise and assurance, she writes with a penchant for human vulnerabilities that her audience can empathise and relate to.
Perth based singer/songwriter who, after a decade of writing, recording and touring with his bands The Infidels, High Horse and The Kill Devil Hills, recently released his debut solo album 'Words Like Young'. Nelson's tunes combine 70's west coast alt country with 90s slacker indie rock.
Grim Fawkner // Susanna
Grim Fawkner performing "Susanna" in the round with Domini Forster and Lucy Wise at Cromwell Studios on Friday 9th of December 2016. Grim Fawkner is an itinerant minstrel, whose acoustic works range from upbeat folk/country, to soulful balladry, with elements of blues, pop & indie thrown in. https://grimfawkner.bandcamp.com/album/vessels-pt-1 https://facebook.com/grimfawkner
Brooke Taylor & Delsinki Records // Autumn
Brooke Taylor and Delsinki Records team up as part of their "Love One" project performing "Autumn" in the round with Timothy Nelson and Dan Lethbridge at Cromwell Studios on Friday 9th of December 2016. Brooke Taylor With a voice which can cover country to bluesy with equal poise and assurance, Brooke can turn from foot-stomping to poignancy with incredible ease. Song-writing two weeks after her first introduction to a guitar, Brooke has developed into an accomplished son...