Track of the Day: BATTS “Dancing On The Moon” (2020)

October 2, 2020

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter BATTS returns with a brand new single. Written and recorded to feature on a collaborative cassette tape for This & That Tapes, “Dancing On The Moon” sees the musician return to pretty familiar interstellar territory.  The single came about following contact from Joseph Carlough, the owner of Philadelphia-based label This & That Tapes. […]

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Track of the Day: BATTS “City View” (2020)

March 6, 2020

Melbourne singer-songwriter BATTS is back with brand new single, “City View”. A self described love song, “City View” is the first taste of BATTS’ new material post The Grand Tour. It’s great timing too, with the Melbourne artist jetting off to America for SXSW in a matter of weeks.  The conceptual thread that ran through […]

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Live Review: Sharon Van Etten + BATTS – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (11.06.19)

June 14, 2019

If you’ve ever seen a performer such as Sharon Van Etten, you’d understand the term ‘smooth operator’. This was something that was seemingly obvious at Hamer Hall on Tuesday night as Sharon closed up the Australian leg of her Remind Me Tomorrow tour. Along for the ride was Melbourne’s vert own BATTS, who proved to […]

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Photo Gallery: Sharon Van Etten + BATTS – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (11.06.19)

June 13, 2019

Sharon Van Etten was a wonderful addition to Melbourne’s nightlife this week as she closed her Australian tour alongside local artist BATTS. Danny brings us these shots from night.

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Interview: BATTS talks The Grand Tour, working with NASA and Outer Space

April 17, 2019

As you might have guessed we are big fans of BATTS here at the AU. With her debut album, The Grand Tour, released last week we sat down with the Melbourne singer-songwriter to find out a little bit more about the creation and recording of the album, how NASA got involved, and – just for good measure […]

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Album of the Week: BATTS takes us on The Grand Tour, with a brilliant first release

April 11, 2019

For those fans of growing Melbourne artist BATTS, the news of an album release was a quiet relief. The Grand Tour, draped in the magic of the stars, portrays the singer-songwriter as an artist and person, creating a wonderful fusion album that evokes her powerful storytelling in different ways. As a concept, BATTS’ The Grand Tour […]

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Photo Gallery: The Magic Numbers + BATTS – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (22.03.19)

March 24, 2019

UK indie outfit The Magic Numbers returned to Melbourne this week playing songs off their new album Outsiders, for the first time since 2010. Supported by BATTS and Nat Vazer, this was an all round excellent night of indie rock. The band have one remaining tour date in Australia this week: Tuesday March 27th at Capitol in […]

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Track of the Day: BATTS “Folding Chairs” (2019)

March 4, 2019

“Folding Chairs” is the new single from Melbourne singer-songwriter BATTS, taken from her forthcoming debut album The Grand Tour, due in April, the single is stripped back, contemplative and utterly beautiful. The track is gently delivered and places BATTS’ delicate and emotive vocals front and centre. It brings to mind, or mine at least, Laura […]

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Single of the Day: BATTS “Shame” (2018)

April 18, 2018

After wowing at her single launch in Melbourne last week, BATTS is continuing to revel in the good vibes surrounding her recently released single “Shame” – a strong release from the songwriter who is gearing up to bring the track to venues down the east coast and then abroad! The vocals on the track exude confidence […]

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BOAT SHOW, Timberwolf, Ziggy Ramo to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Hills Are Alive

December 5, 2017

South Gippsland drawcard event, The Hills Are Alive, celebrates 10 years in 2017 and the organisers have grouped together a great line up of artists to mark the occasion and bring punters good times next March. The Farm is hosting the likes of BOAT SHOW, Ziggy Ramo, Timberwolf, Alex the Astronaut and more this year, and as co-producer Aidan McLaren has explained […]

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Tetrahedra, BATTS and GlamouRatz’s Melbourne gig at The Gasometer Hotel proves a highlight of the holidays

January 12, 2017

You’d be forgiven if you saw this Melbourne band’s name and thought, ‘These guys must really be into maths’… They sure do know how to cut shapes on the stage, but once their musical talents are unveiled, you’ll soon forget you initially confused them with a geometrical shape (tetrahedron), and their actual name – Tetrahedra […]

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NYE On the Hill reveals The Preatures, CERES, L-FRESH The Lion & more for 2016 festival

October 19, 2016

The complete line up for NYE On The Hill has arrived and, with the announcement that there are less than 500 tickets on offer, you’d best make up your minds quick as to where you’re going to be ringing in 2017 (hint: this is a bloody good way of doing it). Headlined by The Preatures, the third NYE […]

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Friday Fresh Five #002 – Eilish Gilligan, BATTS, Mesa Cosa, Jesswar…

October 7, 2016

And we’re back at Friday for another week (though given the long weekend just gone by, we really haven’t had that much of a slog, right?) – below are five artists we’ve been listening to this week who have perked us up, gotten us keen for the weekend and excited for some special shows coming up. A […]

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