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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: October 9th - October 11th.

With the Graphic Festival bringing some brilliant artists and minds to the Sydney Opera House, all eyes are going to be on how some visual and musical partnerships go down with Harbour City crowds. Elsewhere down the coast, some exciting Aussie bands both emerging and established will be doing their thing this weekend - check out who we're going to be catching!

Live Review: Volumes Music Festival (Part One) - Oxford Square, Oxford Street, Sydney (29.08.15)

Volumes festival showcased a whole lot of talent by taking over Oxford Art Factory, Brighton Up Bar and The Cliff Dive from the mid afternoon through until late Saturday night. Click through for our full review...

Album News Weekly: 1st July 2015

In This Issue: This week features a strong range of releases to bring some rock and pop into this officially wintry season. From Britain to the US to our own backyard enjoy this weeks array of EPs and albums!

Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders, The Laurels and more to perform at new Sydney festival, Volumes!

Volumes 2015, a new live music concept across a number of different live music venues, has just announced its first line up. The event puts artists of different genres together into a lineup for each stage, in a unique aim to push the boundaries of dynamics and energy. Click through for more information and for the full first line up below…

the AU Weekend Gig Guide: March 20th - March 22nd

Did you guys have a good St Patty's day this year? Hope you didn't party yourself out, because here are some of the shows we'll be heading to this weekend – check out our favourite gigs from around the country!

Sydney’s Day Ravies Announce ‘Hickford Whizz’ 7” Release Tour

Indie Pop four-piece Day Ravies will be hitting the road in celebration of their latest release "Hickford Whizz". Starting in March and continuing into April, the tour will hit five capital cities – Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra. This is the next single to be released from the band’s sophomore LP and showcases what Day Ravies do best. "Hickford Whizz" is a high energy number with blazing 60’s rock that is sure to get you pumped for the tour!

The Blurst Of Times Festival returns with a huge lineup for this October

The Blurst Of Times Festival is getting ready to hit Brisbane for a second year with DZ Deathrays, Hard Ons and Dick Diver all included on the huge first announcement.

Full line up announced for secret laneway party!

king gizzard and the lizard wizard

Farmer & The Owl have announced the full line up for a secret laneway party! Joining King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will be The Walking Who, Day Ravies, The Grease Arrestor, Miners and Los Tones DJ Set.

DZ Deathrays, Ernest Ellis, Awesome Tapes From Africa and more round out the Secret Garden Festival's lineup!

The sold-out Secret Garden Festival has dropped a second artist announcement that is sure to make people either ecstatic that they snagged tickets or devastated they missed out, one of the two. There's just under a fortnight to go until these bands come together for one hell of a party and considering the initial lineup was already ridiculously good, it's no surprise that the event organisers have gone and upped the ante with this second lot as well.

Tour Updates: Thirty Seconds To Mars, Pete Murray, Dolly Parton and more!

In this issue: Mayhem and Watain announce national support, Pete Murray adds more dates to Feeler tour, Lionel Richie and John Farnham announce 2nd show in Melbourne, Dolly Parton announces 2nd and final shows, Mac DeMarco venue change in Sydney, Sunnyboys announce second show in Melbourne, James Blunt adds second Sydney show to tour, Vancouver Sleep Clinic support London Grammar for Falls Sideshows, Second show announced for The Whitlams and Josh Pyke, Gossling joins James Vincent McMorrow for Falls Sideshows, Kylesa Tour Postponed to March/April 2014, The War on Drugs announce supports, Sydney Opera House announces second and final Bonobo show, Thirty Seconds to Mars help out The Rolling Stones.

Festival Review: The Farmer & The Owl Festival - UniBar, Wollongong (23.11.13)

Having attended the University of Wollongong for four years and lived in the city throughout that period, I cannot stress what a joy it was to see an event like The Farmer & The Owl take place. Even more of a joy, was the fact it was run so effectively and efficiently.

Photo Gallery: The Farmer and The Owl Festival ft. Glass Towers + Shining Bird - University of Wollongong (23.11.13)

Dan Turner takes us to the inaugural boutique Farmer and the Owl festival in Wollongong, headlined by Dappled Cities and The Drones. Though the headliners are unfortunately not pictured here, enjoy the rest of day's fine offerings including Harmony, Shining Bird, Glass Towers and many more...

the AU interview: Sam Wilkinson of Day Ravies (Sydney) talks The Farmer and the Owl and New Album "Tussle"!

Sam Wilkinson from Ray Davies gives the AU an insight into recent times with the band, as they tour their debut album Tussle around the place, including an appearance at The Farmer and The Owl in Wollongong this weekend!

Summer Flake releases album and announces national tour

Adelaide low-fi indie chanteuse Summer Flake has released her debut record titled You Can Have It All. With industry praise from Faster Louder, The Music, Who The Hell and Polaroids of Androids, she will be taking her jams nationwide on a tour filled with new support acts for every city.

The Farmer & The Owl music festival in Wollongong presented by Music Farmers, Yours & Owls and the AU review!

November 23rd will be a festival of music and Arts that is set to be Wollongong's grandest gala. The day will Consist of multiple bands, solo artists, and DJ's that will vie for your attention. Also present will be art installations, boutique food stalls and an indie label market.