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the AU interview at BIGSOUND: avaberee (Brisbane) on girl power and their new ep

Genevieve, Aimee and Irena make up the Brisbane trio Avaberee. They chat to the AU about their showcase and future plans. The girls were a part of an all female line up at BIGSOUND that can only be described as "Girl Power". The trio had a great pump-up prior to their own set "watching Rainbow Chan and Emma Thomson backstage who have killer female vocals." Click through for the full interview...

The Ladies of BIGSOUND - 10 female artists to look out for in the Valley next week!

BIGSOUND kicks off next week in Brisbane and if you're like us, you're still trying to determine where to head and who to see. Last year saw some standout rock bands come through the ranks strongly, while the level of eclectic solo artists also provided us with some special highlights of the showcase program.

Brisbane's new music venue The Triffid announces official October opening & launch party for November!

Brisbane's got new venues coming out the ying yang lately and it's a great sign for the industry in that area of the country. The latest venue set to join the party is The Triffid, located in a historic WWII hangar in Newstead. A venue with a capacity of 800, The Triffid has been the project of Brisbane hospitality identity Brett McCall, industry figures Paul Piticco and Jessica Ducrou and musician John Collins (Powderfinger).

The Last 5 Years: Avaberée (Brisbane)

the AU review is recently turned five years old, and to celebrate - in addition to a bunch of amazing parties!!! - throughout the month of August we're asking many of our musician friends to help us look back on the last five years of music! We asked Brisbane three piece Avaberée to give us their top five albums of the last five years (though, technically one is from 8 years ago, but we'll give it a pass because it's awesome).

Photo Gallery: ILUKA + Avaberee + Elle May - Brighton Up Bar., Sydney (10.08.13)

Nathan Atkins brings us photos from the very special show at the Brighton Up Bar headlined by Iluka and supported by Avaberee and Elle May from over the weekend in Sydney...

the AU interview: Avaberée (Brisbane)

Ahead of their first co-headlining tour of Australia, Brisbane's Avaberée talked to us about maturing their sound, their most recent influences, and touring with Matt Corby.

Goldsmith announce live dates to support the release of new single, "Backbone".

Newcastle's Goldsmith have a pretty hectic 12 months, building up an excellent reputation as a live act and turning the head of industry people at the same time. Their debut single "Flamingo" was released to a great response and now, the band have got a fitting follow-up to give to you all, in the form of "Backbone". To bolster the song's release, Goldsmith are hitting the road in April and May to launch the single good and proper.

Tickets are avaiable on the door for all gigs.

Live Review: Avaberee + Phebe Starr + Cub Scouts - Alhambra Lounge (07.12.12)

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts started their “Told You So” tour in Brisbane, kicking off at Alhambra Lounge with Avaberee and Phebe Starr.

Tour Updates: Static-X, Touche Amore & Make Do And Mend, Tin Sparrow, The Paper Kites and more!

In this issue: Static-X cancel 2012 tour dates, supports are announced for Touche Amore & Make Do Mend's Australian tour, Tin Sparrow announced their support acts and more!

Static-X Forced to Cancel 2012 Tour Dates

the ARTS review: what's happening in the world of arts & film - issue 006

Welcome to the 6th edition of the AU review’s weekly ARTS review, where we present the latest news from the world of Arts and Film.

In This Issue: The Adelaide Fringe opening celebrations kick off, Steve Reich takes up residence at the Sydney Opera House, Mick Turner tours Dirty Three cover art exhibition, Brisbane neo-cabaret showcase and fresh new comedy theater at The Old Fitzroy.