Aldous Harding

The 40 Best Albums of 2022

December 20, 2022

It’s that time of year when our team of music writers and editors get together to count down the 40 best albums of the year. And while this has been no usual year, the quality of music that has been released has been incredibly high. Suffice it to say, this has been a very difficult […]

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Photo Gallery: Aldous Harding + H. Hawkline – City Recital Hall, Sydney (22.10.22)

October 23, 2022

Last night Aldous Harding returned to Sydney, playing a sold-out show at the City Recital Hall. The setlist was dominated by her latest album, the fabulous Warm Chris. There wasn’t much chat from Aldous, but it wasn’t required, with the beauty of her songs captivating the audience throughout. With a quality band behind her, including […]

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New Music Discoveries 11th March: Aldous Harding, OLI, Kate Miller Heidke and more

March 11, 2022

This week we have nine additions to our Discovery playlist, including one exclusive premiere. Our Track of the Week goes to New Zealand singer-songwriter Aldous Harding and her new single “Fever”. This is the second single off her forthcoming album, Warm Chris which will be released on the 25th March.  “Fever” features some sparkling jaunty piano, […]

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Photo Gallery: WOMADelaide – Botanic Park (06-09.03.20)

March 11, 2020

It was another glorious World of Music and Dance in Adelaide at the 2020 WOMADelaide festival. In spite of everything that is going on in this crazy world at the moment, people from every corner of the globe came together to celebrate our differences. But, also the many things that we all have in common. […]

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Track of the Day: Aldous Harding “The Barrel” (2019)

February 25, 2019

Last week saw singer-songwriter Aldous Harding share her new single “The Barrel”, the first taste from the New Zealander’s forthcoming third album Designer.  Along with the new single, we were also treated to a wonderfully eccentric and frankly captivating Martin Sagadin directed music video. Featuring Harding dressed in her best puritan costume, the video provides […]

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7 Unmissable Artists of the Laneway Festival’s Class of 2018

January 21, 2018

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival – it’s here this week, finally! Starting as a tiny laneway party in Melbourne in 2005, and has now expanded to become one of Australia’s largest festivals, with locations across the country, New Zealand and Singapore. We’ve picked some artists we reckon you can’t miss at this year’s Laneway hits your city. […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2017

December 22, 2017

This week, we brought you an end of year list detailing some special Australian albums released this year, the Top 20 in fact, that have made their mark. With Gang of Youths‘ Go Farther in Lightness taking the Number One spot, and the likes of Jen Cloher, Ecca Vandal, Winston Surfshirt and more also featuring prominently, we revisited some of […]

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Focus turns to international hype generators for the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

September 11, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival line up for 2018 has dropped a day ahead of schedule thanks to a bluff by Pedestrian overnight but heck, why not – it’s a pretty tops line up. Turning the focus to artists on the come up, the Laneway Festival has curated a line up of international names that will […]

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The Shins set to return to Australia for December’s Fairgrounds Festival

August 17, 2017

Steel your indie loving hearts, because this year’s Fairgrounds Festival is about to take ’em on a ride this December as the country NSW festival welcomes The Shins back to Australia along with a stellar line up of artist for an unforgettable weekend in Berry. On December 8th & 9th, punters can catch The Shins with the […]

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Aldous Harding announced for Meredith 27 as the ballot officially opens for another year

July 12, 2017

The road to Meredith has kicked off, with a sneaky little ballot announcement landing with us today. Officially open for the December festival out at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the ballot is your prime opportunity to be in the running to land yourself some tickets to one of the festivals on the Australian music calendar. Announced today is one […]

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New Music You Have to Listen to This Week (June 19th 2017)

June 19, 2017

This week’s wrap up of best new music comes to you straight from our writers and editors who reckon these tracks are definitely worth a listen. Catch up on Julia Jacklin’s sweet new one, the dream-pop single from newcomer Eilish Gilligan or satisfy your inner punk with additions from Sail On! Sail On! and Drown This […]

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Music Video of the Day: Aldous Harding “Blend” (2017)

June 13, 2017

Aldous Harding has backed up awe-smacking live shows and that hypnotic performance on Later…with Jools Holland with a new music video, this time for “Blend”. Once again compelling and captivating, “Blend” has been a stand out tune off Harding’s sophomore album Party and the visuals have been equally as striking. Working again with Director Charlotte Evans, Harding dances for the camera […]

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From Aldous to Dean: The 8 Best Performances at The UK’s Great Escape

May 26, 2017

Now the dust has finally settled on The Great Escape for another year and a flight back to Australia beckons, I’ve been loading up my flight playlist and have come to land on my top eight artists from my time out in Brighton. Of course, there were some shining artists I’d known about prior, while […]

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Aldous Harding on the ‘intense performer’ label and new album Party

May 17, 2017

Aldous Harding remains an enigma to me. As of the time this piece is published, I’m preparing to see her perform at The Great Escape, a few days before her highly anticipated album Party sees release. Already, the New Zealander has had a hectic few months of shows; appearances at SXSW positioned Harding as a buzz artist […]

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From Aldous Harding to Middle Kids: 17 artists we’re watching at SXSW 2017

March 10, 2017

It’s SXSW time again and as Austin gears up for the influx of thousands upon thousands of people from all over the world ready to call the Texan city home until March 19th, we’ve got our sights firmly planted on the global music program that has once again, pulled together hundreds of artists primed for […]

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SXSW welcomes Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Hockey Dad, Gabriella Cohen & more to 2017 Music program

November 17, 2016

ICYMI this week, SXSW Music bolstered its line up for the 2017 festival, adding 210 more artists from around the world as well as some more impressive keynote announcements. The legendary Nile Rodgers will be delivering a special keynote speaker – his legacy speaking for itself, quite obviously. I mean, when you’ve got over 200 production credits […]

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Kiwis Abroad: Aldous Harding announces first ever US tour with Deerhunter

August 11, 2016

New Zealand artist Aldous Harding is set to tour the US for the first time, accompanying Deerhunter on a run of dates around the country. The tour coincides with the North American release of her eponymous debut, which will be released on September 30th through Flying Nun Records. Highlights of the tour include NYC’s Webster […]

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Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down & more added to The Great Escape line up!

March 31, 2016

Brighton mega-festival and industry convention, The Great Escape, has just added a whole new round of artists to the 2016 bill because evidently 300 musicians on the first announcement signified that they were only getting started. The new announcement includes exciting artists including Thomas Cohen, Barns Courtney, SG Lewis  and Carnival Youth, while Australian acts like Julia Jacklin, Gang of Youths, City Calm Down, Vallis Alps and Kim […]

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