Allan Smithy

Seven amazing artists discovered at the second annual Australian Music Week

November 8, 2016

Now in its second year, Australian Music Week took over Cronulla over the weekend from a run of showcases featuring artists from Australia, Canada, Scotland and the USA. It was an impressive three days, and along the way I discovered a pile of amazing artists – primarily of the Folk / Country / Blues / […]

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Music Video of the Day: Allan Smithy “Air” (2016)

November 7, 2016

Sydney’s Allan Smithy released his debut EP I See A Palm Tree on Friday, a long awaited release from an artist we’ve been loving hearing from in 2016. Today, his music video for single “Air” is one most definitely on our radar, dropping ahead of his east coast tour. Linking up with Paste Studios and director Edmund Renew (also behind […]

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Allan Smithy on I See A Palm Tree, the development of his live show & more looking ahead to 2017

November 2, 2016

This Friday, Allan Smithy releases his debut EP I See A Palm Tree – a great result to come after what’s been a solid year of shows and single releases that have introduced us to a talented and captivating songwriter and performer. Ahead of the EP’s release, we got to check in with the Sydney based artist […]

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Single of the Day: Allan Smithy “Air” (2016)

October 7, 2016

Allan Smithy had quite the BIGSOUND. Not only did he impress the Brisbane audience, but the Sydney artist came away from the event with a shiny bookings new deal with New World Artists! Ka-ching, mate. Continuing the good momentum, Smithy’s dropped a new single this week in “Air” – another captivating as hell piece of music that we’ve […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of June 2016

October 6, 2016

Picking up where we left off recently, our ICYMI series takes a look at the month of June and our favourite music videos released during the month; heading into the second half of 2016, we had the likes of The Delta Riggs, Cane Hill, Allan Smithy, Alex Lahey and Vera Blue all come through with some impressive visuals, while the likes of The Strokes and FEUDS […]

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Tour Diary: Hitting Brisvegas and BIGSOUND with Allan Smithy!

September 21, 2016

BIGSOUND brought Sydney’s Allan Smithy to Brisbane with a new live show raring to go, beers to be drunk, games of ping pong and Jenga to be dominated. His music has been a highlight of our year to be listening to and it was great to keep an eye on how well Smithy would go on to be received […]

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BIGSOUND 2016 in Photos: Off Stage & Behind the Scenes with Artists to Watch

September 10, 2016

With BIGSOUND serving up a live music lineup that no doubt brought solid highlights across all genres this past week, we were lucky to spend some time with some of the artists who performed some bloody amazing shows over the course of the event. Photos by Zakarij Kaczmarek. SAMPA THE GREAT An artist who came to BIGSOUND with a lot of […]

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Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Allan Smithy (Sydney) talks game plans and kicking goals in Brisbane this week!

September 5, 2016

Sydney’s Allan Smithy is a lad we’ve been enjoying watch develop as a live performer through this year (he recently impressed at our 8th birthday party last month) and this week, we can’t wait to see how he goes at BIGSOUND. Returning for another round of showcase madness, he lets us in on how he’s planning […]

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The AU is turning 8 TONIGHT and you’re invited to celebrate with Hedge Fund and Allan Smithy

August 18, 2016

Tonight we’re celebrating our 8th Birthday (#au8thbday) in Sydney! We’ll be returning to the Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar with Hedge Fund and Allan Smithy scheduled to perform live. The event is totally free! You’ll just need to RSVP while tickets last at THIS LINK. Please note that the venue is subject to capacity so […]

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Castlecomer, LANKS, Allan Smithy & more set for the Surry Hills Festival in September

August 15, 2016

The 14th Surry Hills Festival takes over the Sydney suburb next month across Ward Park, Shannon Reserve, Tudor Reserve, The Clock Hotel and Crown Street (not to mention venues, laneways and spaces in between) – opening its doors to music and art fans to come and enjoy some rad local talent. The live music program has been […]

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Demi Louise, Allan Smithy, Tenderfoot & more on the first round of artists for Australian Music Week!

August 3, 2016

The first round of showcasing artists and speakers for Australian Music Week has been announced! 25 names have been locked down to perform at the music summit going down in Cronulla this November 2nd-4th. The applications for artists wanting to showcase at Australian Music Week have also been extended, closing on August 19th. If you want […]

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Music Video of the Day: Allan Smithy “Four Letter Reason” (2016)

June 28, 2016

Allan Smithy has been winning hearts (ours included) since Matt Amery (of Tin Sparrow) began making music and moves on live stages under the moniker last year. This week, we’ve been gifted with his new music video for “Four Letter Reason” – another great little gem of nostalgic Australiana. Taken from his forthcoming EP I See A Palm Tree, […]

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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Allan Smithy “The Streets” (2015)

October 30, 2015

Dare you not to smile at this one. Allan Smithy, solo moniker of Matt Amery from Tinpan Orange, has just come and cruised onto our radar with effortless charm and some great songwriting. His single “The Streets” now has a music video and it’s a clip urging the viewer to think about the different types […]

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