Day: 2 March 2021

Vale Michael Gudinski: “The acts that look after their fans will be the ones that last”

It’s impossible to work in the music industry and not feel the weight of the loss of Michael Gudinski this morning – the iconic founder of the Mushroom Group who passed away overnight at the age of 68. Myself, and the whole The AU Review team sends our love to the Gudinski family, all his…

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Adelaide Fringe Review: DIRT exposes the dark side of Russia’s gay rights

DIRT is the story of an Australian tourist, played by Will King, travelling in Moscow who hooks up with the local tour guide (Patrick Livesey). The romantic interplay between the two evolves over the course of the performance, but each has a hidden story that gradually unfolds. The play is set in contemporary Russia and…

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Live Review: Lime Cordiale at SNACK – Metro City, Perth (27.02.21)

Sydney indie rockers Lime Cordiale have grown hugely in popularity over the past 12 months but it’s come during a period where live shows have been limited, so headlining the first SNACK Festival at Perth’s Metro City drew a sold-out crowd. Since last July’s release of their widely acclaimed sophomore LP 14 Steps To A…

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Grids and Dots

Exclusive Single Premiere: Grids and Dots “City Skies” (2021)

Grids and Dots,  the Sydney indie outfit are about to drop their second single for 2021, “City Skies”. It’s an upbeat and lush tune, with beautiful rich guitars and sweet harmonies. “City Skies’ will be on their upcoming EP, What Happens to Friendships. We are thrilled to be premiering “City Skies” ahead of its release…

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Book Review: Andrew Mackie’s The Tour is marketed as a treat for fans of The Crown, but does it measure up?

In 1954, the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II undertook a royal tour of the colonies to meet her new subjects. She was accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, and the usual bevy of ladies in waiting and staff. The Tour, the debut novel by Transmission Films producer and film distributor Andrew Mackie fictionalises this journey…

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Splendour in the Grass

Splendour moves to Spring 2021 with Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator

Organisers have announced that Splendour in the Grass in 2021 has been rescheduled to 19th-21st November 2021. The great news of this rescheduling is that Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator are all available for the new November dates. With international travel not expected to re-open until later this year, it was wise to…

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