Author: Olivia Bunter

Wafia chats about returning to St. Stephen’s Uniting Church for the Sydney Festival

January 25, 2017

Ahead of her show at St. Stephen’s Uniting Church as part of this year’s Sydney Festival, the AU catches up with Wafia. With new material on the way following on from a successful year of music and shows in front of consistently growing crowds around the country, Wafia stares down the barrel of another huge year of […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin and Alex Cameron among artists announced for Pickathon 2017

January 25, 2017

The Pickathon Festival is taking place on the Pendarvis Farm in Oregon’s Happy Valley this August, headlined by Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires and featuring the likes of Dinosaur Jr., Ty Segall and Dungen. Among the American greats are some notable inclusions from Australia and New Zealand, with Marlon Williams, Alex Cameron and Julia Jacklin […]

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From Alison Wonderland to ZHU: Nine Field Day artists you can’t miss this New Year’s Day

December 29, 2016

Since 2002, Field Day has helped the over 18’s crowd in Sydney celebrate the New Year with some of the biggest (and most eclectic) names in party music. This year is no different, with a fantastic line-up of musical artists that will make the first day of 2017 one you won’t forget. January 1st will host […]

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Crowded House on 30 years in music & their ARIA Hall of Fame induction

December 14, 2016

Crowded House celebrates six albums across and 30 years of music. This year, at the ARIA’s, they were inducted into the Hall of Fame. Their bands’ music resonates with so many people, not just in Australia and New Zealand, but globally. When asked what makes it so relatable  they explained that they didn’t know the […]

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Steve Aoki on touring, his love for food and new music!

December 13, 2016

We had the privilege of interviewing Steve Aoki on the ARIA red carpet not long ago. He shared his work ethic, his love of food and talked about some exciting new projects with us. Aoki admitted that he was performing 250 to 220 shows a year. “It’s a lot of shows,” he said. When asked how […]

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off to kick off Event Cinema’s 2017 In The House Program

December 8, 2016

Event Cinemas’ “In The House” program brings together a fantastic line-up of cult-classics from that shaped a generation. The 2017 series will begin on February 3rd, kicking-off with a fan favourite, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Over five months, the next In The House program will screen some of the greatest movies that have been released […]

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Troye Sivan on music, marriage equality and being a role model

December 5, 2016

Troye Sivan‘s recent win at the ARIA awards doesn’t mean he hasn’t remained the humble artist that he has always been. He had a lot to share in a recent interview at the ARIAs about his music, his thoughts of the marriage equality plebiscite in Australia and his thoughts of being a role model to […]

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NSW Tourism Award winners announced in gala ceremony at Sydney’s Luna Park

November 30, 2016

The NSW Tourism industry and its successes were celebrated recently for 2016 with this year’s ceremony held at Sydney’s Luna Park. Winners, awarded in Gold, Silver and Bronze categories were announced for a range of categories including Major Festivals and Events, Major Tourist Attractions and Ecotourism. Included in this the Gold level winners were the […]

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Washington chats new music at the 2016 ARIA Awards

November 29, 2016

Catching up with Megan Washington on the ARIA red carpet recently, the songwriter spoke with us briefly of her new music, which features off what she calls her “omnidirectional” album. “It’s about sex and death,” she said. “Saint Lo” is the first single which was released earlier this month. “I did a lot of initial work in […]

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Sarah Blasko on Eternal Return, Keep Sydney Open & supporting young Australian musicians

November 28, 2016

Sarah Blasko recently sat down in an interview following the ARIA awards to discuss her latest music and her own unique writing processes. “I’ve just been doing an artist residency for the last two weeks,” she said. “I’ve been writing some new songs in Campbelltown…Over the last year, I’ve been playing lots of shows with […]

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Drapht talks about his five year hiatus and latest music at the 2016 ARIA Awards

November 28, 2016

It’d been five years since we heard music from Drapht, but in his latest record Seven Mirrors, we saw a long-awaited return to stellar form. In a recent interview at the ARIAs, following his win in the ‘Urban’ category, Drapht spoke of his time away from music. “I took a bit of time out from music because I just […]

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Eight artists you must see at this year’s Fairgrounds Festival

November 21, 2016

Summer is well on its way in Australia and what better way to celebrate the best season of the year than attending the Fairgrounds Festival in Berry? The festival is held on the first weekend of summer across two days, hosting 18 musical artists who will showcase some of their best music. If you’re off […]

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Midas.Gold announces Australian headline tour dates for February

November 15, 2016

Emerging Australian hip-hop talent Midas.Gold is set to tour his new music in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne early 2017. Recently gaining fans across the nation with his unique sound that brings a fresh and exciting new element to the Aussie hip-hop scene. The Brisbane born artist dropped his debut EP, For What It’s Worth last […]

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Jimmy Eat World will return to Australian shores in January with Integrity Blues

November 14, 2016

Jimmy Eat World have announced they are returning to Australia in 2017 to tour music from their latest album, Integrity Blues. The American rock band will be returning to Australia for the first time in two years, playing three shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The last time Jimmy Eat World graced Aussie shores was […]

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Mansionair announce new Australian tour dates for “Easier” single this November & December

November 14, 2016

Sydney trio Mansionair have announced their upcoming Australian tour dates for summer 2016. The band will be touring during November and December in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane while also making an appearance at the Woodford Folk Festival. The boys released their new single, “Easier” earlier this year which is their first cut from their […]

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Kakadu National Park wins prestigious tourism award

November 14, 2016

Australia has an abundance to offer when it comes to natural beauty and unique experiences for tourists. This became justified last night when the Kakadu National Park took home top prize in the Major Tourist Attraction category at the Brolga Awards. Kakadu is one of Australia’s most popular natural beauty’s that spreads just under 20,000 […]

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