The first Aussie acts to play SXSW Online 2021 have been announced

January 28, 2021

If 2020 was the year that conference festivals were dealt the unexpected and either had to cancel or quickly adapt, 2021 is the year they have to settle into a new normal. For now, this means events that are entirely run online- and hopefully, as the year progresses, hybrid events that will see us start […]

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Live Review: Meg Mac and Fergus James shine at the Melbourne Zoo Twilights

March 4, 2020

Friday night at the Melbourne Zoo’s ‘Zoo Twilights’ performance series brought about an evening of upbeat soul with the pseudo-pop musings of Meg Mac and guest support Fergus James. Turning up for some wonderful weather, with the golden hour casting its glow over Meg Mac’s set. First up was Fergus James, the warm-up from NSW. […]

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Eurovision 2020 Australia Decides – Meet The Contenders

January 31, 2020

Last year, Kate Miller-Heidke took out the competition with her gravity defying song titled, well… “Zero Gravity”. Now, it’s that time of the year again – to choose who will represent Australia in this year’s Eurovision 2020. The 65th campiest, wardrobe malfunction prone music competition will take place in Rotterdam, Netherlands this year. That’s right, […]

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Aussies Abroad: Jack River, Didirri and Alex The Astronaut are touring North America together

January 20, 2020

We at the AU are a huge fan of amazing bills of Australians going to tour overseas together, and your latest favourite threesome have just announced they’ll be playing some shows in the US and Canada together for the first time. Aussie acts Didirri, Alex The Astronaut and Jack River are all headed to SXSW […]

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10 more Aussie acts have been added to the SXSW 2020 lineup in Austin

January 16, 2020

It’s that time of year when everything starts ramping up for the annual SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas – where from the 16th to the 22nd of March, hundreds of acts from around the world descend on the Texan capital, including dozens of Australian acts. Ten more were added this week! The ten new […]

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Live Review: Middle Kids + Didirri – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (17.11.19)

November 19, 2019

It might have been a Sunday night, but it was an exciting time for those in Melbourne, with Middle Kids continuing along the path of their ‘New Songs For Old Problem’ tour. The band’s Melbourne dates fell somewhat unfortunately on a Sunday night, but as lead singer Hannah said, “people who see shows on Sunday nights […]

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Photo Gallery: Middle Kids + Didirri – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (17.11.19)

November 19, 2019

Sydney’s The Middle Kids are currently touring on the back of the release of their critically acclaimed mini-album New Songs For Old Problems. The weekend saw the tour hit up Melbourne’s Forum Theatre, with support coming from singer-songwriter Didirri. Danny brings us these photos from the night.

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Live Review: Didirri + Ro + Kat Edwards, 170 Russell, Melbourne (30.08.19)

September 3, 2019

Over the weekend Melbourne’s 170 Russell was tuned into the emotional works of Didirri, with a bustling crowd eager to hear his works lining up early the night was a grand success as both Didirri and Ro saw the launch of ‘Tea Stains’ off in Melbourne. The two were joined by Kat Edwards, who opened […]

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Track of the Day: Didirri + Ro, “Tea Stains” (2019)

March 21, 2019

We are thrilled to have as the Track of the Day, ‘Tea Stains’ a duet with Didirri and Ro.  We are even more stoked to be releasing this stunning video for the track. This is a gorgeous understated track of unsaid truths and repressed feelings. Didirri, originally from Warrnambool in Victora, and Ro hailing from Margaret […]

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Didirri, Vera Blue and Clowns share their favourite music of 2018

December 31, 2018

Earlier this month, we sat down with Didirri, Vera Blue and Clowns to talk about their favourite music of 2018; potentially the songs they’ll be choosing for the Hottest 100 and some of the albums that excited them over the last 12 months. Photo of Didirri taken at Festival of the Sun by Larry Heath

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Live Review: Didirri + Emerson Snowe + Merpire – Mojos, Fremantle (08.11.18)

November 11, 2018

Thursday night saw Didirri’s Measurements Tour hit Fremantle, for the first of two shows across in the West. Joining the Melbourne singer-songwriter were fellow Victorian Merpire and Brisbane’s Emerson Snowe.  Merpire, tasked with kicking off proceedings, did a good job of warming up an already substantial crowd. It was a wholly stripped back affair with […]

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When and where to see the Aussies at Primavera Sound 2018 in Barcelona

May 29, 2018

Primavera Sound and the accompanying Primavera Pro Conference returns to Barcelona this week, and with it will be a slew of Aussies who will join the ranks of the likes of Tame Impala, Gang of Youths, Oh Pep! and more who have performed at the event in recent years. If you are lucky enough to […]

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Alex The Astronaut, Client Liaison, Didirri & more for Primavera Pro 2018

May 14, 2018

The annual Primavera festival is fast approaching, with this year’s festival held from May 30th through to June 3rd in Barcelona. Thanks to a number of collaborations between Primavera Pro, Primavera Sound and  numerous national offices, this year’s Primavera festival features the likes of Australia, Chile, South Africa and the Balearic Islands, totalling up to […]

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Russell Morris and Didirri ring in final artist announce for the Queenscliff Music Festival

September 15, 2017

The final Queenscliff Music Festival line up has been revealed, capping off what has been a solid list of artists announced so far. Featured on this line up announcement are a bunch of Australians who have enjoyed successful 2017’s so far and will no doubt impress up at the festival this November. Russell Morris, Didirri, Yirrmal and The Refuge […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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

July 26, 2017

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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New Music You Have to Listen to This Week (June 5th 2017)

June 5, 2017

Missed the frantic BADBADNOTGOOD rework of Denzel Curry’s “Ultimate”, the Fleet Foxes influenced newie by Didirri or maybe the soulful debut from Remi’s other half, Sensible J? We’ve got it all here in another weekly Spotify playlist, plus a bunch of other favourites from our writers and editors. Have a listen below! ———- This content has […]

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Single of the Day: Didirri “Blind You” (2017)

May 30, 2017

The now Melbourne based Didirri has released his new single “Blind You”, today, and it’s another striking release from the artist who has had us charmed for a little while now. His songwriting boasts earnestness and a certain uninhibited nature that draws the listener in – with Didirri’s music, you’ll be wanting to know more. At […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Didirri “Fall” (2016)

October 27, 2016

For alt-folk artist Didirri, the next few months are going to be pretty jam-packed. Kicking off a national run of tour dates in support of Jordie Lane tonight in Melbourne, the young artist is set to be touring right through until the end of the year, when he caps 2016 off with an appearance at Woodford. The […]

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