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Live Review: Rubber Soul | Revolver - Festival Theatre, Adelaide (02.08.15)

When most people think of The Beatles, the massive hits and albums are likely to come to mind first. Even if you're unsure of what album the songs are featured on, you could probably name one hand some classics. In Rubber Soul and Revolver, the sixth and seventh albums released by The Beatles in the mid-sixties, are some of my favourite Beatles songs - from the lilting "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)", to "Eleanor Rigby" and of course, "Tomorrow Never Knows", both records signified important stages in The Beatles' career and it's no surprise that they've continued to be revered well into today's music culture.

the AU Weekend Gig Guide: July 31st - August 2nd.


Photo Credit: XRAY DOLL

And just like that, we're knocking on August's door. While we try to wrap out minds around that fact, some kickass bands are getting ready to tear up venues around the joint this weekend. Get out there and support your locals!

Husky relocating to Berlin to record 'Ruckers Hill' follow up album!

Husky will be relocating to Europe to capitalise on the momentum clearly generating for the release of Ruckers Hill over in the international territories. With European tour dates already set to take the Melbourne band overseas, they've decided not to come home this time around, base themselves in Berlin and write some new material for album number three.

Husky Gawenda, Marlon Williams, Jordie Lane & Kingswood's Fergus Linacre join forces for the 'Rubber Soul Revolver Tour'!

Some of Australia's finest are gearing up to bring two classic albums by The Beatles to life - Rubber Soul and Revolver. The band's sixth and seventh records are set to be given the live treatment by Husky Gawenda, Marlon Williams, Jordie Lane and Kingswood vocalist Fergus Linacre this July and August! Four remarkable and distinctly different voices are set to be supported by a talented cast of musicians in bringing the two albums to stages around the country, performed in their entirety back to back.

Festival Review: Woodford Folk Festival Day Three & Four - Woodfordia, Queensland (29-30.12.14)

As dawn rose over day three of the Woodford Folk Festival, revelers didn’t seem to mind the pitter-patter of rain felt on their thongs, boots or whatever else was deemed appropriate attire for that day (Some even felt underwear was appropriate to strut around, not that I’m complaining, I only mention that in bemusement). Little did anyone know that the pitter-patter would turn into something significant, but more of that later.

Husky Gawenda takes out first place in the 2014 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition!

Husky Gawenda has taken out the top prize of the 2014 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition! Winning with his song "Saint John", Husky received a $50,000 prize courtesy of APRA|AMCOS and Alberts, while Meg Mac and Dave Le'aupepe of Gang of Youths came in second and third place, respectively.

the AU interview: Husky (Melbourne) talks "Ruckers Hill" and America!

the AU review's Larry Heath sits down with Husky and Gideon from Melbourne group Husky to talk about their latest album Ruckers Hill, the two years since their last release Forever So, their experiences in America, touring plans and much more!

the AU sessions: Watch Gideon and Husky from Husky (Melbourne) perform "Saint Joan" off their new LP.

the AU review captures Melbourne's Husky performing in stripped back duo mode, bringing us their latest single "Saint Joan" Live and Acoustic for the AU sessions. The track is taken from their brand new LP Rucker's Hill, in stores now.

Complete Line Up revealed for the Melbourne Rolling Stone Live Lodge.

The complete line up of the Rolling Stone live Lodge has just been announced! The Live Lodge will see Fitzroy’s iconic Workers Club be transformed especially for the event which runs over three entertainment packed weeks between September 25 and October 12. Seven more acts have just been added to the already extensive line up:

Husky confirm album release date and announce national tour

Husky have confirmed the release date for their new album and announced a national tour! Ruckers Hill is the Melbourne three piece’s second album and will be released on October 17th. The band have worked meticulously on the new 13 track album for 18 months and it promises to be a folk dream. The release will be followed by a comprehensive national tour that will visit metro locations and regional centres in all states.

Rolling Stone announces its new pop-up venue 'The Live Lodge' for the Workers Club in Melbourne!

Bringing the noise to the iconic Workers Club in Fitzroy is Rolling Stone and their popular 'Live Lodge'! Having enjoyed such a successful run in Sydney last year, the party is moving through to Melbourne for three jam-packed weeks of entertainment. Highlights are including a FREE event with Slash which will see the guitarist involved in an exclusive Q&A as well as performing, Shihad, the Golden Era Records crew coming through and more!

The Church set to headline the 2014 Mullum Music Festival!

The Mullum Music Festival will be celebrating its seventh year in style, with another great line up for the November event! Headlining a festival featuring over 80 international and Australian bands will be The Church, who will be performing with the new line up and tunes fans have been hanging out for!

Tim Rogers, The Paper Kites, Husky & Meg Mac included on The Dungog Festival Program

The Dungog Festival has expanded it's program, with the inclusion of Australian talent Tim Rogers, The Paper Kites, Husky & Meg Mac.

Single Stream: Husky "I'm Not Coming Back" (2014)

One of our favourite bands over the last few years has been Husky, whose debut Forever So still gets plenty of play here at AU HQ. So it comes with much excitement that the band are back, and are officially releasing the first single from their as yet untitled sophomore LP on Monday! But you can hear the track, "I'm Not Coming Back", first here, following its premiere on USA Today. The full album is scheduled for a Spring release and the band will be giving us even more of a taste of what's to come with their first tour since 2012 next month! The song, and the dates, are below:

Husky set for national tour off the back of new single "I'm Not Coming Back"!

Husky are back with a new single and national tour! It may have been a while since fans have seen the band on the road in a headline capacity, but come July, they'll be able to see what they've been up to in their time away from the spotlight. Their new single "I'm Not Coming Back" is sure to be a great taste into the new Husky material, so be sure to get along to the following dates and see them bring it to life!