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TOUR DIARIES

Tour Diary: HOLY HOLY (Australia) take on The Great Escape, travelling, and more

While in England touring for The Great Escape festival, HOLY HOLY documented their experiences while on the road and share with us their tour diary. From driving through Europe and being regular tourists, to pre show exercises and visiting the great John Bonham's grave, follow the band through their travels overseas. Click through to see the full tour diary...

Tour Diary: Mathas (WA) on the road with Funkoars (Part Three)!

The end of the Funkoars' national tour has taken some serious recovery. Wrapping up with a stomper show in their hometown of Adelaide, the entire Golden Era family rolled up to celebrate. Mathas, who has been giving us some insights into his experiences on the road with the hip-hop crew, presents us with his final tour diary installment - from reconnecting with the Big Village mob in Sydney, almost sleeping in Newcastle car park, to meeting everyone's hero Larry Emdur, the last leg of the Funkoars tour was a hectic trip for the WA MC.

Tour Diary: Twin Lakes (Newcastle) take on Music Matters, technical difficulties and more

Newcastle's indie pop outfit, Twin Lakes, took the AU along for the ride while they were at Music Matters in Singapore recently. Join them as they show us their experiences through their first three days on tour, including epic flights, thong hunts, unfortunate technical difficulties,, and more. Click through for the full tour diary...

Tour Diary: Selahphonic (Queensland) take on house parties in L.A., CMW, Rehab in San Jose, big water falls and more

Sunshine Coast's Selahphonic document their international adventures for the AU review in this awesome tour diary. Including snaps and insights from house parties in L.A, and their "rad" three days at Canadian Music Week, to Dive Bars and Rehab in San Jose, not to mention big water falls and big bridges, this one's a must-read...

Tour Diary: Coin Banks (Perth) takes on Music Matters, The Sims life, Dumplings, and more


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While he was in Singapore for Music Matters, Coin Banks took the AU along on his travels and shared his personal experiences with us via this tour diary. From feeling like being put in a video game, to his apparent addiction to dumplings, Coin Banks shows us what life was like for him at the conference and while he explored the city. Check out the full tour diary below...

Tour Diary: True Vibenation (Sydney) continue on to Cape Town, Funday, Chilling Out, and More on their African Tour

Sydney's hip hop crew, True Vibenation continue to take the AU along for the ride during their African tour, you can catch up on part one here. They show us life on tour through shows around Cape Town including playing at Funday, and experiences of their travel like long train trips and trying the local cuisine. See below for the full tour diary and upcoming Australian tour dates, with their first Australian show being in the Blue Mountains for the Winter Magic Festival on the 20th of June.

Tour Diary: Jill Beth (Brisbane) on Canadian Music Week, sight seeing, new opportunities and more!

Jill Beth, singer/songwriter from Brisbane, recently went on tour to play at Canadian Music week, and takes the AU along for the ride. She shares her experiences and the adventures she went on, including sight seeing at Niagara Falls and Toronto's Music Garden, and her performances at venues including The Cadillac Lounge and The Horseshoe Tavern. Click through to view the full tour diary...

Tour Diary: Ash Grunwald Surfs, Rides and Flies His Way to Toronto (Canada) via Singapore, Tokyo and LA

Setting off for CMW Toronto, Ash Grunwald encounters electric bicycles, cars, plenty of waves and the contrast of rural Nicaragua and the USA. He's shared these and more stories with us from his time over the pond. As well as a hint of his schedule to the end of the year and stopover in Singapore. Lets investigate....

Tour Diary: Spender (Melbourne) Navigates the Eclectic Venues of Singapore, Electrifying Microphones and Suspicious Restaurants

Melbourne artist Spender recounts his experiences of karaoke bars, smartphone zombies, vomit tax and an electrifying microphone in Singapore. An eclectic collection of gigs and faces keep things interesting as he navigates the freezing buildings and humid streets and subway.

Tour Diary: olivers army (SA) on Canadian Music Week, food comas, travel experiences and more

the AU is taken along on tour with South Australia's olivers army while they played at Canadian Music Week. They showcased at The Hideout, Footstomp party, and the Aussie BBQ, and share with us their overseas experiences, including overeating Mexican delicacies, their favourite gigs, and visiting the Smorgasburg Markets. Click through for the full tour diary...