Going Down: 13 Nov - 15 Nov

We hope you have the music in you, cos this weekend is all about experimental tunes. From post-punk to Berlin dub-inspired rock, droning electronica to Kylie cover night, we want to help you expand your auditory horizons. Here’s what’s going down in Sydney this weekend.


FRIDAY

  The Ladies Exhibition aMBUSH Gallery, 6-9pm The Ladies Network is BACK for the third time, filling aMBUSH Gallery with an aesthetically diverse range of artworks from over 30 female artists across Australia. This installment will run from November 13-19, and the opening night will feature the sonic delights of DJs Mira Boru, Nite Fleit and Chunyin, as well as free nail art from Hey Ladies Nails and zines curate by ‘Girls Club’ and ‘Pitch Zine’. If the last two are any indication of the caliber and popularity of the event, we recommend you get there early. Moneys? Free!

 

The Ladies Exhibition

aMBUSH Gallery, 6-9pm

The Ladies Network is BACK for the third time, filling aMBUSH Gallery with an aesthetically diverse range of artworks from over 30 female artists across Australia. This installment will run from November 13-19, and the opening night will feature the sonic delights of DJs Mira Boru, Nite Fleit and Chunyin, as well as free nail art from Hey Ladies Nails and zines curate by ‘Girls Club’ and ‘Pitch Zine’. If the last two are any indication of the caliber and popularity of the event, we recommend you get there early.

Moneys? Free!


  King Colour ‘You Just Don’t Know It Yet’ Single Launch Brighton Up Bar, 8pm Groovy babies King Colour are back again to deliver the goods – releasing their new single ‘You Just Don’t Know It Yet’. Supported by Shady Nasty and Dr Goddard, this event is just what you need for some Friday feels. Moneys? $5 presale, $10 on the door

 

King Colour ‘You Just Don’t Know It Yet’ Single Launch

Brighton Up Bar, 8pm

Groovy babies King Colour are back again to deliver the goods – releasing their new single ‘You Just Don’t Know It Yet’. Supported by Shady Nasty and Dr Goddard, this event is just what you need for some Friday feels.

Moneys? $5 presale, $10 on the door


Le Pie sings Kylie

Tokyo Sing Song, 11pm

The Sha La La’s will join Sydney’s newest indie-pop princess, Le Pie, who is gearing up for a spot at Fairgrounds Festival in a few weeks, on Friday for an evening of shameless Kylie Minogue covers. It’s also her birthday, so put on a ridiculous outfit, fill your bag with confetti to share, and get a bit weird.


SATURDAY

  At First Sight Carriageworks, 10am-11pm Record fair-cum-live gig, FBi’s Martin Doyle has curated the dream Saturday for any vinyl enthusiast. Enlisting Sydney’s various independent record stores, labels and private dealers, Carriageworks is set to transform into a music-lovers utopia. Live tunes will feature throughout the day, and boy are we weak at the knees for this lineup – including Nicholas Allbrook, Oscar Key Sung, Palms, and a personal highlight: Donny Benet presents The Songs of Nile Rodgers. Moneys? Tickets $50, record fair 10am-6pm is free

 

At First Sight

Carriageworks, 10am-11pm


Record fair-cum-live gig, FBi’s Martin Doyle has curated the dream Saturday for any vinyl enthusiast. Enlisting Sydney’s various independent record stores, labels and private dealers, Carriageworks is set to transform into a music-lovers utopia. Live tunes will feature throughout the day, and boy are we weak at the knees for this lineup – including Nicholas Allbrook, Oscar Key Sung, Palms, and a personal highlight: Donny Benet presents The Songs of Nile Rodgers.

Moneys? Tickets $50, record fair 10am-6pm is free


  Zodiac Club #3 The Lord Gladstone, 8pm-3am Your mates at VISIONS have got what you need to keep rolling after At First Sight, with the latest talent on Sydney’s psych scene – D’Luna, Montes Jura and Aether Beach, and DJ sets by Deep Sea Arcade, Visions, Lord De Le Motte, Zadiak and Male Gave. Moneys? Free!

 

Zodiac Club #3

The Lord Gladstone, 8pm-3am

Your mates at VISIONS have got what you need to keep rolling after At First Sight, with the latest talent on Sydney’s psych scene – D’Luna, Montes Jura and Aether Beach, and DJ sets by Deep Sea Arcade, Visions, Lord De Le Motte, Zadiak and Male Gave.

Moneys? Free!


  Corona Sunsets present The Preatures Manly Wharf Bar, 7.30pm It’s been a huge couple of years for The Preatures, and they’re ready to kick back and relax for a Saturday evening – with you, by the beach, at an unplugged set in Manly. Moneys? Free

 

Corona Sunsets present The Preatures

Manly Wharf Bar, 7.30pm

It’s been a huge couple of years for The Preatures, and they’re ready to kick back and relax for a Saturday evening – with you, by the beach, at an unplugged set in Manly.

Moneys? Free


  Paradise Biannual 2.0 Marrickville Bowling Club, 3pm-1am You will want to arrive well-rested for the assortment of high-energy experimental punk and electronic musical delights at the  Marrickville Bowlo this weekend. Paradise Daily are bringing back Paradise Biannual (AKA Rag Rag Fest) over two days, with Brisbane’s Kitchen’s Floor, Melbourne’s Nina Buchanan, Grotto, The Rangoons, WDK, Orion, and more. If Saturday wasn’t enough, Parramatta Rd’s Black Wire Records is hosting a second day from 4-9pm, with Video Ezy, The Warm Feelings, and more. Moneys? $15 presale, $20 on the door.

 

Paradise Biannual 2.0

Marrickville Bowling Club, 3pm-1am

You will want to arrive well-rested for the assortment of high-energy experimental punk and electronic musical delights at the  Marrickville Bowlo this weekend. Paradise Daily are bringing back Paradise Biannual (AKA Rag Rag Fest) over two days, with Brisbane’s Kitchen’s Floor, Melbourne’s Nina Buchanan, Grotto, The Rangoons, WDK, Orion, and more.

If Saturday wasn’t enough, Parramatta Rd’s Black Wire Records is hosting a second day from 4-9pm, with Video Ezy, The Warm Feelings, and more.

Moneys? $15 presale, $20 on the door.


SUNDAY

  Seaside Scavenge Dunningham Reserve, Coogee Bay, 1-5pm This is not just your regular beach-side vintage market. Seaside Scavenge recognises the harms that our ocean is facing from pollution, and thus encourages attendees to help clean up the Coogee Beach area. For every ten pieces of trash you collect, you receive a token to do your trading – thus their motto, ‘trade for change’!

 

Seaside Scavenge

Dunningham Reserve, Coogee Bay, 1-5pm

This is not just your regular beach-side vintage market. Seaside Scavenge recognises the harms that our ocean is facing from pollution, and thus encourages attendees to help clean up the Coogee Beach area. For every ten pieces of trash you collect, you receive a token to do your trading – thus their motto, ‘trade for change’!


F FCxMCA Museum of Contemporary Art, 5pm Future Classic and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia amalgamate art and music on the MCA’s Sculpture Terrace. November’s edition features Danish duo Kenton Slash Demon and Melbourne synth sultan Harvey Sutherland.

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FCxMCA

Museum of Contemporary Art, 5pm

Future Classic and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia amalgamate art and music on the MCA’s Sculpture Terrace. November’s edition features Danish duo Kenton Slash Demon and Melbourne synth sultan Harvey Sutherland.


R E M I E M B E R

Alaska Projects, Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Rd, 7-8pm

Assault your senses in a car park in Kings Cross this Sunday evening, with a collaborative display of mediums ranging from surround-sound electronic music, immersive video art and spatial design.


AUTOMAT

Glebe Town Hall, 6.30-9.30pm

Berlin-based instrumental trio AUTOMAT, comprised of Jochen Arbeit, Achim Färber and Georg Zeitblom comes to Glebe’s Common Electric Series this Sunday, bringing with them their dub-inspired underground rock. Supported by a rare solo set from Hinterlandt, and co-presented by the Goethe Institut and Places + Spaces.

Moneys? $20, tickets available on Moshtix.