Baker Boy

The 40 Best Australian Songs of 2019

January 20, 2020

With the Hottest 100 voting closing today, we thought we’d take our annual look back on the best songs of 2019. And should you still have to vote, we wanted to give you some ideas on some great local music to consider including in your top ten. We’ve put the 40 songs together in a […]

Read More

Live Review: Baker Boy + Dallas Woods + Kalea – Howler, Melbourne (17.11.18)

November 20, 2018

It was an evening of fun in Brunswick as Baker Boy brought the excitement to The Howler, along with two wonderful openers in Kalea and Dallas Woods. Baker Boy’s spirit was electric and was quickly transferred into the assembled crowd, making the night even more pumped. The night opened with the smooth vocalisations of New […]

Read More

Gig Guide: 7 gigs not to miss in Melbourne this November

October 31, 2018

November is almost here which means summer time is just around the corner! With warmer days and longer nights, there’s no better time to see some great live music. Step into summer the right way and get along to some unmissable gigs this November. Here are seven Melbourne gigs to check out! King Princess November […]

Read More

PNAU, Baker Boy, Alex Lahey among winners at the 2018 AIR Awards

July 26, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards took place in Adelaide overnight, with Australian industry gathering at the historic Queen’s Theatre in the city to celebrate independent music, labels and creatives who have accomplished massive things over the last year. Performances stunned, with the likes of Caiti Baker, Bad//Dreems, Stella Donnelly, Baker Boy and Alex The Astronaut doling out impressive numbers on stage, while Dylan […]

Read More

Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day One) – North Byron Parklands (20.07.18)

July 23, 2018

The first day and night of Splendour in the Grass set the bar impressively high, with the likes of Miguel, Khalid, Angus and Julia Stone, Henry Rollins and more all performing standout sets in the North Byron Parklands on Friday. Photos by John Goodridge. [print_gllr id=60454] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The […]

Read More

Baker Boy, Kardajala Kirridarra, Jessica Mauboy amongst National Indigenous Music Award nominees

July 9, 2018

The finalists for this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards have been revealed today, as well as the artists who are set to perform at the ceremony in Darwin on August 11th. Baker Boy (pictured), Jessica Mauboy, Dan Sultan and Kardajala Kirridarra are among the nominees, each having had absolute belters of 2018 thus far. Both Baker Boy and Kardajala Kirridarra are […]

Read More

Alex Lahey, Jen Cloher & The Jungle Giants among multiple AIR Award nominees for 2018

April 17, 2018

The 2018 AIR Awards returns to Adelaide this July for its second year in South Australia, coming to the Queen’s Theatre on July 26th. Along with the AIR Awards, the two-day Indie-Con Australia Conference also comes back to Adelaide, hosted by The Hindley on July 26th and 27th, welcoming industry folk from around the country to come […]

Read More

Live Review: 50 Cent rocks Sydney with a few specials guests, A.B Original and Baker Boy

February 12, 2018

With the recent 15th Anniversary of Get Rich or Die Tryin, it was perfect timing for once-dominant rapper 50 Cent to hit Australia with a brief but welcome tour. Yes, musically 50 is nowhere near as relevant as he used to be, but even non-fans would agree that Curtis Jackson is one of the most indelible […]

Read More

Groovin the Moo lands Paul Kelly, Royal Blood, Lady Leshurr & more for 2018 tour

January 30, 2018

As one of the only remaining Australian touring festivals still enjoying successes year in and year out, Groovin the Moo is an example of an event that knows its market, knows its formula for success, and knows how to execute it each year. With a line up that appeals to the younger, first-time festival demographic, as […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More

Tropical Fuck Storm, Ceres, Baker Boy join The Smith Street Band’s inaugural Pool House Party

January 10, 2018

The Smith Street Band‘s recent invite for Melbourne-heads to join them at the Coburg Velodrome in March for their first ever Pool House Party has now been followed up with a stacked line up of Australian talent to get around! Joining the Smith Street Band for the March 17th event will be Tropical Fuck Storm, Gareth Liddiard‘s […]

Read More

9 Gigs You Can’t Miss This January!

December 18, 2017

January means a new year, when we try to uphold resolutions and prepare for the year ahead. We’ve picked 0 unmissable gigs that will get you partying well into the new year. The xx British indie trio The xx are back in Australia in support of critically acclaimed album I See You. Here the three musicians bring […]

Read More

The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

Read More

Festival Review: The Pleasure Garden lives up to its name in St. Kilda

December 12, 2017

The Pleasure Garden is what I imagine tea with the Mad Hatter would be like. Sitting on a couch in the middle of a garden, sipping on gin, greeting people dressed as exotic birds who offer you lollipops whilst Fat Freddy’s Drop plays in the background. Add Hula Hoops, delectable street food, a smooth musical […]

Read More

Our top picks for the home stretch of Melbourne Music Week 2017

November 21, 2017

Until the 25th of November, Melbourne is throwing open its music venues and public spaces as part of a nine day celebration of the city’s internationally renowned music scene. The centre of Melbourne Music Week is Saint Paul’s Cathedral, which will host a fair chunk of the action inside the church as well as in […]

Read More

Dune Rats, Remi, Bec Sandridge and more announced as special guests for ‘Live At The Steps’ in Melbourne

November 14, 2017

As part of triple j’s Ausmusic Month, this year’s ‘Live At The Steps’ has not only moved to a larger venue at Melbourne’s Treasury Gardens, but the free live music event has been bolstered by some of the country’s most popular touring artists. Joining Baker Boy, Skegss, Tired Lion and Mallrat at ‘Live At The Steps’ will be special […]

Read More

New Music to Listen to This Week (9th October 2017)

October 9, 2017

In this week’s wrap of the best new releases you’ll find a dream-pop taste of Kimbra’s forthcoming album, a colourful new single from German producers Digitalism, Baker Boy’s anthemic collaboration with Yirrmal, plus heaps more! Get amongst the Spotify playlist below. ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music […]

Read More

Single of the Day: Baker Boy ft. Yirrmal “Marryuna” (2017)

October 5, 2017

Baker Boy‘s 2017 has been huge, particularly looking at his impressive BIGSOUND debut last month. Proving to be more than a buzz name, the Arnhem Land rapper’s ascent is one that is fast gaining speed and we’re loving watching it only get stronger. His new single comes in the form of “Marryuna”, a collaboration with […]

Read More

Interview: Baker Boy on starting his journey and rapping in his native language

September 15, 2017

I don’t think there was any artist at BIGSOUND this year as excited as Baker Boy. The young Yolngu rapper from the Top End only started recording music last year and has already pushed through in a big way. Just a few months ago the skilled rapper, dancer, actor and artist managed to win the […]

Read More

New Music to Listen to This Week (w/c July 17th)

July 17, 2017

Finish your week off right with a round-up of all the best new music hand-selected by The AU Review team. We’ve got the spirited, pop-punk new single from Self Talk’s forthcoming EP, a gorgeous spare-electro release from Sydney’s Leftenent, a must-listen from a brilliant collaboration between Mount Kimbie and King Krule, plus plenty more. Get […]

Read More

Caiti Baker’s “Make Your Own Mistakes” crowned NT Song of the Year for 2017 in Darwin

July 10, 2017

She’s being hailed as the Queen of the NT music scene by some at the moment and given the amount of national territory Caiti Baker has been traversing through 2017 already, the title is rather fitting. Over the weekend, the talented vocalist and musician took out the top award at the 2017 NT Song of the Year […]

Read More

Single of the Day: Baker Boy ft. Kian “Cloud 9” (2017)

July 10, 2017

Taking out the NT Song of the Year Award in the ‘Urban/Hip Hop’ category, triple j Unearthed favourite Baker Boy is shining with his tune “Cloud 9”. Encompassing a vibrant blend of hip hop and fun lyricism, “Cloud 9” is a perfect example of the fresh young talent thriving up North. Stepping up to the plate […]

Read More

Nominees unveiled for the 2017 NT Song of the Year; ceremony to take place in Darwin this July

June 22, 2017

There are many things to love about Darwin in July. The cooler weather of the dry season, the mango juice from the Mindil Markets (not to mention the paw paw concoctions at Parap Markets on the weekends, too), the general laid back attitude that is infectious when visiting…the list goes on. One of our favourite parts about […]

Read More