Colin Lillie

Exclusive Video Premiere: Colin Lillie “Broken” (2020)

May 18, 2020

Taken from EP Petrichor, “Broken” is the latest from Alice Springs singer-songwriter Colin Lillie. We’re excited to be bringing you an exclusive look at the track’s video here on The AU Review! Since the release of acclaimed debut album Glass Homes, Lillie has had a great run, including taking home the first ever NT Live […]

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Here’s where you can see the 14 Australian artists playing Folk Alliance International in New Orleans this week

January 21, 2020

On Wednesday, the Folk music scene is heading to New Orleans for the 32rd installment of the Folk Alliance International Conference, presented by Folk Alliance International, the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry and community. Usually the February conference is held in Kansas City, but this year – following a year in Montreal […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Colin Lillie “Human Kind of Life” (2019)

March 26, 2019

Colin Lillie hasn’t taken the conventional path, but he has certainly taken an interesting one. The Northern Territory-based Scotsman has lived a torrid life well. It wasn’t until he reached his mid-thirties that he started to share his songs with the world, and his award winning album Glass Homes was released in 2016. 2018 proved […]

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Mojo Juju, Party Dozen and more to perform at the National Live Music Awards

November 29, 2017

The National Live Music Awards have today announced the performers set to take to stages around the country as we enter the home stretch of the event’s countdown. Taking place in eight venues around Australia next Thursday, the NLMAs have got special guests in store for each and every one. The Melbourne Gala, hosted by triple […]

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3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

December 15, 2016

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been all about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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Inaugural National Live Music Awards celebrate Australia’s best around the country!

November 30, 2016

Overnight, in every Australian capital city, live music was celebrated as part of the inaugural National Live Music Awards. The eight events took place at the same time around the country, with a diverse range of Australian artists being recognised for their efforts on stages at home and abroad. NGAIIRE (pictured) was big winner at […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Colin Lillie “Within” (2016)

November 11, 2016

This year, we’ve been loving watching songwriter Colin Lillie continue to flourish as an artist as more crowds have begun to twig onto the earnest and incredibly candid nature of his musical style and lyricism as the last few months have rolled out. BIGSOUND this year proved to be very fruitful for the Scotsman now […]

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From Brisbane with Love: Larry Heath’s musical highlights from the best BIGSOUND ever

September 12, 2016

The few days we spend at BIGSOUND in Brisbane is best described as an annual escapade into a fine slice of the best in Australian music – a sample of what’s been round the traps recently, what’s returned after some time away and what’s coming next. Across the three nights of live music – two official […]

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Editor’s Wrap: Sose delivers her thoughts on BIGSOUND 2016

September 11, 2016

Oh, BIGSOUND. You’ve done it again. Returning to Brisbane for my second time at the conference/music festival in 2016, I approached the trip with a list of my own personal non-negotiable, must-see artists, some recommendations from friends and a steely determination to not burn out too hard on the first night. That steely determination lasted until […]

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Resin Moon’s “Salt” wins the overall NT Song of the Year!

July 9, 2016

The 2016 NT Song of the Year Awards were held in Darwin this evening, with upwards of 200 members of the industry and local music scene in attendance at the gorgeously set up Museum and Art Gallery of the NT. Of the 450 songs that were entered in this year’s competition, the entries were whittled down […]

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The NT Song of the Year celebrates five years this month – meet some of the finalists!

July 4, 2016

Thriving within the heat of the tropics and off the challenges of trying to make a mark in a music community isolated from its southern and bi-coastal siblings, the Top End is producing some seriously good music. The stigma of the Northern Territory being an unviable place to tour is being dismantled and the opportunities […]

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40 Northern Territory artists have been revealed as finalists for the 2016 NT Song of the Year

June 14, 2016

Over the last few weeks, judges from around the country have been listening through the epic number of entries submitted for this year’s NT Song of the Year. A record 450 songs from artists right throughout the Northern Territory had been submitted from genres right across the board and today, the finalists have been announced. […]

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MusicNT unveils live music line up & industry panel for 20th anniversary celebrations

June 8, 2016

MusicNT are celebrating 20 years this year and alongside what’s set to be a huge NT Song of the Year awards in July, the crew behind it all have unveiled more details about their 20th birthday which includes a killer live music showcase, as well as an opportunity for NT musicians to pick the brains of visiting interstate […]

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Single of the Day: Colin Lillie “Give Thanks” (2016)

March 29, 2016

Colin Lillie, via new single “Give Thanks”, further explores a songwriting talent already established as a heartfelt and honest one, but engages with a bit of edge on the new tune. Known for marrying folk with some great country tones, Lillie here injects some rockier rhythms into “Give Thanks” and embraces some painfully earnest lyricism […]

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