Kinematic is a band from Melbourne, Australia.

Serving up sonic treats for hungry ears since the turn of the century. Unsigned and #independentaf

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Kinematic News

Kinematic at Soundbar   Fri 31 Jan 2020

This summer we're playing our first peninsula show in a long while at the Soundbar in Capel Sound. Playing a couple of sets from about 9:00pm at this legendary local venue with great food, cold drinks and a great vibe - don't miss it!

Kinematic Christmas Show   Sun 8 Dec 2019

Deck the halls, it's the 11th annual festive show! Yes, our family-friendly afternoon Christmas show is on again at Red Betty.

With two of our fave musos MARK SINTON and RYAN STERLING joining us at the most excellent Speakeasy in town, bring the kids, bring the folks and join us for some silly season celebrations!

Sunshine Silos Projection Festival   Sat 16 Nov 2019

The Sunshine Silos Projection Festival is a free one day event celebrating the arts, Sunshine's rich industrial history and cultural diversity. Brought to you by the Victorian State Government through the Pick My Project initiative and delivered by residents in partnership with Brimbank City Council. Projection design by Little Projector Company. The iconic Sunshine Silos will be utilised as the centrepiece for a program of projections, art, live music (that's where Kinematic comes in) and performance. With roving performers, activities for children and food trucks it promises to be a unique celebration of Sunshine.

Launching "Cookie Cutter" single   Fri 25 Oct 2019
Cookie Cutter

Wha'hey, it's a live launch for a song that's been in the can for a couple of years. A companion track to last year's single Let's Go Out Tonight, COOKIE CUTTER is another pop-rocker with a]the sound that pounds, the groove that moves and the beat you can't defeat, yeah baby.

We'll be playing Cookie Cutter
, Two and Let's Go Out Tonight at Red Betty on the last Friday in October, along with a few fave tracks from our albums so come on down, share an ale, and check out the newest in Kinetunes. Plus we'll be joined by talented Melbourne songsters HANNAH POTTER and RYAN STERLING - hope you can join us, entry is free.

Oh yeah, and the single will be live on all your fave music spots on the same day!

Neon Helloman soundtrack  Mon 12 Aug 2019
Neon Helloman

In case you’ve been on our socials and are wondering what this is all about, Gordo and Mike went and did a soundtrack to a comic. But before you rush out to buy it for your kids, just don’t - this rollicking and ribald road trip from the mind of Melbourne poet, Michael Pardy, beautifully drawn by Portuguese surrealist Antonio Piedades, is not that type of comic. The comic and accompanying soundtrack are best consumed together and in full. But be prepared, this is not typical Kinematic fare - whatever that is. Find the comic and more info at neonhelloman.com and the soundtreack is available to stream now on Spotify and all your faves.

Launching "Two" single   Fri 26 Jul 2019
Two

The last Friday in July sees us launch the first cut from an album that's been years in the making - the fabled, only-spoken-about-in-hushed-tones 'acoustic' album.

Recorded in Mike and Gordo's home studios, and featuring guest vocals from local and long-missing gem of Melbourne’s indie scene, Sarah Liversidge, TWO is somehow as lush as it is lo-fi - the perfect winter warmer.

The most-excellent POLARIZE and LEROY BIRCH will be joining us on the night at the mysterious Red Betty bar. We'll be peforming some classic Kine tunes and spotlighting TWO - hope you can join us, entry is free!

Kinematic at DARK FOMO   Fri 21 Jun 2019
DARK FOMO

A winter solstice festival of music, art and light!

Red Betty invites you to our festival of visual delights and audible treats – Dark FOMO. A creative tribute to winter nights you didn't know you needed.

Come and celebrate the winter solstice with us and some of our favourite musos and makers. We've invited two of our favourite bands to curate each night's entertainment (Kinematic on Fri and User on Sat)and some of favourite artists to adorn our courtyard with art installations playing with light and movement for winter's darkest weekend.

So, if you're not heading to the deep south for the dark celebrations on the island turn your FOMO into JOMO with Red Betty.

38th Parallel at Red Betty!   Fri 26 Apr 2019
The 38th Parallel

Hey, we're back at our favourite bar again, and this time we're playing our entire 2007 album THE 38TH PARALLEL!  With super supprt from THE MANSIONS and LEROY BIRCH, it's gonna be another big night at Betty's!  $5 entry from 7pm.

Neonfest '19   Thu 28 Mar 2019

For something a bit different, Mike and Gordo are joining the pulp poet MICHAEL PARDY plus a host of other poets and muso's for the inaugural NEONFEST at THE DRUNKEN POET on Thu 28 Mar '19.  The spoken word and acoustic tunes, plus the launch of the Neon Helloman comic book!

Live at Bakehouse   Sun 17 Mar 2019

After two long years of editing and mixing, our concert film and album LIVE AT BAKEHOUSE finally hits the digital shelves on Sunday 17 March.  The film and album have slightly different playlists - the film will be available on DVD to all our awesome pledgers and on YouTube for everyone, and the album will be on CD for pledgers and on all the usual digital platforms for everyone - click here for pre-release on Spotify.

Xmas show
Soundbar
Sunshine Silos Projection Festival
Neon Helloman - the Comic
Live at Bakehouse

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Live At Bakehouse
Kinecism
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Time & Place
Two
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