Photo Gallery: Death Cab For Cutie - Sydney Opera House (01.08.15)

Death Cab for Cutie brought Kintsugi and their well-loved classics through to the Sydney Opera House last night for a special night of live music. Mikki Gomez was down there for the AU and brings us this gallery from the evening!

Photo Gallery: Gurrumul + Caiti Baker - Enmore Theatre, Sydney (29.07.15)

Gurrumul kicked off his highly anticipated Australian theatre tour in Sydney, with a wonderful show at the Enmore Theatre. Gwen Lee caught some amazing shots of the artist, supported by Caiti Baker.

Splendour Sideshow Review: Best Coast - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (28.07.15)

Bethany Cosentino is no longer just a chill Californian girl with a cat named Snacks who gets high and writes about her boyfriends. Now she's a chill Californian woman whose rock lyrics straddle mid 20's apathy and genuine existential crises. The music too has matured - from the minute long surf rock blitzes of debut Crazy For You, to the fully realised pop hooks of 2015's California Nights.

Splendour Sideshow Photo Gallery: MØ + Elliphant - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (29.07.15)

and Elliphant performed their Splendour In The Grass side show at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney last night. Belinda Dipalo was there to bring you these photos!

Splendour Sideshow Photo Gallery: Mark Ronson + Special Guests - Hordern Pavilion. Sydney (28.07.15)

The Uptown Special rolled into Sydney this week, with Mark Ronson calling on some talented mates to help him in ensuring the crowd got completely funked up. Featuring performances by Tkay Maidza, Jones Jnr, Pond and more, the night was one to remember. Check out Evelyn Tjia's shots from the Hordern Pavilion date!

Splendour Sideshow Photo Gallery: The Vaccines + Palma Violets + Green Buzzard - Metro Theatre, Sydney (28.07.15)

The Vaccines were back in Sydney as part of their Australian tour for Splendour in the Grass and they turned things up at the Metro Theatre another level, with Palma Violets and Green Buzzard in tow! Check out this gallery, shot by Gwen Lee!

Splendour Sideshow Review: The Vaccines + Palma Violets + Green Buzzard - Metro Theatre, Sydney (28.07.15)

Photo by Gwendolyn Lee.

Coming down after the high that was a Splendour In The Grass weekend, you’d imagine some times bands and punters (myself included) might struggle to pull it all together and have a great night at a live show. Fortunately for myself and everyone else at Sydney’s Metro Theatre, The Vaccines were still at the top of their game and smashed out an almightily impressive set.

Photo Gallery: The AU Sessions ft Picture Perfect + Hannah Robinson - Hive Bar (28.07.15)

The sixth AU Sessions was held at the Hive Bar in Erskineville this week with fantastic performances from Sydney band Picture Perfect & singer/songwriter Hannah Robinson. A great evening was had by all as the crowd braved the chill to watch both perform. Many thanks to both Picture Perfect and Hannah for performing and we look forward to seeing you at our seventh event next month! Stay tuned to our sessions page ( for more details. Photos by Johnny Au.

Event Recap: Middlebar's official launch party - Darlinghurst (Sydney)

Gin-drinkers rejoice! G&Ts and gin cocktails will be the order of the day at Taylor Square’s newest drinking den Middlebar. Previously Lo-Fi, wedged in between Kinsela’s and Standard Bowl, Middlebar opened with a bang and a celebration of gin – its spirit of choice. The brainchild of industry veterans Lee Potter Cavanagh and David Rozario (formerly of Sydney-favourite Baxter Inn) the bar aims to bring a little of Havana and its embrace of good times to Sydney.

The AU Interview: The LuLu Raes (Sydney) get keen for Small World Festival

the AU review is already getting excited for Sydney's Small World Festival presented by Young Henrys. Sydney-siders can salivate and get ready to rock out to another laneway party that isn't so much a laneway as it is a full-blown line-up now. Favourites like DZ Deathrays, Palms and even old time legends The Church will be sending rock tunes your way while you sit and sip, or perhaps dance and indulge. The LuLu Raes are another local outfit who have joined the line-up. Their newest single "The Way Life Runs" hit no.4 on Triple J's Unearthed charts. Unearth them yourselves if you haven't already this September at Small World Festival or read a bit more about them in their interview with us below.