Angie McMahon

Angie McMahon

Live Review: Angie McMahon – Sydney Opera House (12.05.24)

After releasing one of, if not, the best albums of 2023, Angie McMahon returned to Sydney to play the first stop on her Making It Through national tour. Selling out the Sydney Opera House in the process, McMahon greeted the Sydney crowd as old friends by welcoming them into her world and showcasing the stories…

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Angie McMahon announces the Making It Through Tour in support of her album Light, Dark, Light Again.

On the back of releasing her stellar 2023 album, Light, Dark, Light Again, Angie McMahon has announced an Australia and New Zealand tour, hitting up eleven theatres here and abroad this May and June. Named our favourite album of 2023 (you can read our album review here), McMahon is set to showcase all the best…

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Revealing The 40 Best Albums of 2023

We’re back for the 15th annual list of the 40 best albums of the year, as compiled by the team at the AU review, bringing in music from Australia and around the world. It’s a packed list, with many artists making their debut on our countdown. Read on, and click on the album covers to…

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Album Review: Angie McMahon – Light, Dark, Light Again (2023 LP)

I vividly remember the first time I saw Angie McMahon live. The Jezabels had announced a week-long residency at The Lansdowne in Sydney, and with each of these shows, a different act opened as support. Out walks Angie and her guitar. As humble and nervous as you’d expect someone to be supporting such an influential…

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Photo Gallery: Angie McMahon + Alice Skye – Northcote Theatre, Melbourne (28.09.23)

Angie McMahon commanded the stage at Northcote Theatre on Thursday night with soft-spoken words and belting vocals. The hometown show was exceptional as the singer-songwriter gears up to release her immensely vulnerable new record, Light, Dark, Light Again. Alice Skye more than won over the crowd with her opening set. Eloise Coomber was there to…

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New Music Discoveries 14th July: Taylah Carroll, Lisa Caruso, Angie McMahon and more

For the first time this month we have a bumper update this week of fifteen new tracks added to our Discovery Playlist on Spotify and Apple Music; including three tracks we exclusively premiered. Our Track of the Week is “Monogamy” the fantastic new single from Naarm/Melbourne singer-songwriter Taylah Carroll. The track, which was inspired by…

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The Sound: Giving Australian music the promotion it deserves

2020 has proven to be an arduous year for the music and entertainment industries. With ongoing coronavirus restrictions putting live music on hold, artists and venue owners alike have been left in a precarious position. Several glimmers of hope for the industry have emerged however – one of these being the ABC’s latest music program…

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Festival Review: Yours & Owls brought Australia’s biggest musicians to Wollongong for Day One

According to my Uber driver, Yours & Owls Festival is the biggest event in Wollongong’s calendar and apparently cultivates a dedicated returning community each year, which is something to be said about the standard of this regional festival. But as the clouds rolled in for the long weekend, it was beginning to look like a…

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Six Australian music festivals you can’t miss this summer

This summer is looking like a scorcher with some extra-hot line-ups being released ahead of the festival season. Earlier this month, Lost Paradise dropped their bill filled to the brim with some incredible Australian talent including Rüfüs Du Sol, Hilltop Hoods, Mallrat and The Chats, joining a huge list of festivals, both new and established,…

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Album of the Week: Angie McMahon’s Salt (2019 LP) is the sound of an artist demanding to be listened to and heard

When I first saw Angie McMahon about this time in 2017, you sensed there was something special about this unassuming artist standing behind her guitar and microphone. In support of The Jezabels at Sydney’s Lansdowne Hotel, Angie was fresh off the back of being crowned that year’s winner of the Josh Pyke Partnership for up…

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Angie McMahon to join Mavis Staples at Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion Festival in Texas

Last year we were lucky enough to attend Luck Reunion festival in Texas; an event held during SXSW about an hour out of Austin on Willie Nelson’s ranch in Luck, Texas. Aussie artist Ruby Boots was among the impressive line-up this year, and now Australia’s own Angie McMahon will be joining the 2019 event –…

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Festival Review: Sydney leg of Paul Kelly’s Making Gravy tour diluted by a terrible weather recipe

Rain will put a dampener on just about any outdoor activity. But when it’s a summer festival, and the rain is torrential, well, that just plain sucks. Unfortunately, Mother Nature must have been upset with the Sydney crowd attending Paul Kelly’s Making Gravy and pulled a classic stitch up on those in attendance and the…

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Photo Gallery: Paul Kelly – Making Gravy – The Domain, Sydney (15.12.18)

The heavens descended upon the Domain last night, throwing back the start and resulting in slightly abbreviated sets, but it certainly didn’t dampen the enthusiasm for a fantastic night for Paul Kelly’s ‘Making Gravy’. It was a stellar lineup with Angie McMahon, D. D Dumbo, Alex Lahey, Angus & Julia Stone all playing sets, before the mercurial…

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Why Paul Kelly’s Making Gravy Festival will be more than just Flour, Salt, a Little Red Wine and a Dollop Of Tomato Sauce

When Paul Kelly announced the inaugural Making Gravy show in 2017, little did the public know of the success the show would bring. Not only did it help everyone celebrate one of Australia’s greatest storytellers during the most festive time of the year, but it also helped accentuate the absolute strength that is the current…

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Alice Ivy, Gang of Youths, Gordi and more round out this year’s Vanda and Young Songwriting comp shortlist

The shortlist for this year’s Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition has been unveiled today, with submissions from all over the globe being considered for the ultimate prize – AUD $50,000 cash from APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG, not to mention an AUD $5,000 travel package from the Show Group. For this year’s competition, 3,296 songwriters entered…

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Angie McMahon, T$oko, Exhibitionist, Paradise Club & Hatchie join the Laneway’s Class of 2018

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is just weeks away from kicking off their 2018 tour in Adelaide (triple j broadcasting live from Hart’s Mill, no less), and to bolster an already strong line up featuring the likes of Aldous Harding, Anderson .Paak, Father John Misty and more, triple j Unearthed have revealed the winners of their annual Laneway comp! Starting…

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Live Review: The Jezabels nail Night Four of their residency at Sydney’s Lansdowne Hotel

Taking the pretty much unheard of route of playing seven shows in seven days at Sydney’s The Lansdowne, locals The Jezabels played night four of their residency to a sell out crowd in front of their hometown fans. Playing a venue literally the next street down from where they formed whilst at uni, the Sydney…

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The Jezabels to make themselves at home at The Lansdowne in August

The Jezabels are one of Sydney’s ultimate favourites, that should really go without saying. In August, locals will have the opportunity to spend some proper quality time with the group. Over seven nights, the band will be making their mark on the newly reopened Lansdowne Hotel for an unprecedented residency. Kicking off on Monday, August…

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Meet Angie McMahon – Melbourne songwriter and winner of the 2017 Josh Pyke Partnership

The ever-talented Angie McMahon has taken out the 2017 Josh Pyke Partnership and we couldn’t think of a more worthy artist to fit the prize. She’s been pounding the pavement on the Melbourne music scene for a little while now; a charming and entertaining performer, the potential McMahon has displayed in recent months has been impressive to…

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