Gabriella Cohen

Bernard Fanning’s Australian tour expands with the release of new single, “America (Glamour and Prestige)”

July 13, 2017

Bernard Fanning‘s Australian tour continues to clock more shows as the countdown to the Brutal Dawn national run edges closer and closer. Today, he has dropped a brand new single in “America (Glamour and Prestige)”, with the addition of three new shows to the tour also coming in tow. Fanning will be performing extra shows in […]

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Our Top Acts to Watch at The Great Escape Festival

May 18, 2017

The Great Escape festival returns to Brighton and Hove this year, bringing with it over 450 new and up and coming bands. Here at the AU, we love Australian music, and couldn’t be prouder of the Aussie acts that have been selected to perform, in the midst of such a sheer volume of talent. Honourable mentions to […]

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Sounds Australia outlay huge Sound Gallery & Aussie BBQ plans for The Great Escape

May 12, 2017

The Sounds Australia crew return to the UK for The Great Escape this year and once more, they have curated some incredibly showcases for the British to see what the Australians have going. Two showcases have been planned for Brighton – the Sound Gallery returns to Komedia on Thursday, May 18th, while the Aussie BBQ hits […]

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Eleven SXSW performances that proved that women in music are dangerously underestimated

March 23, 2017

When it came to the trends of SXSW 2017, there was a lot of take note of. Firstly, there were the hordes of concerts that championed nostalgia (Hanson, Weezer, Smash Mouth etc.). Then there was (what felt like) the larger-than-ever focus on hip-hop (T.I., Gucci Mane, Vince Staples, Wu Tang etc.); something that has been […]

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Sounds Australia reveals four massive showcases in Austin for SXSW 2017

March 3, 2017

The Sounds Australia crew have come out guns blazing for their annual line up of showcase events for SXSW this year. Always renowned for their curation of stellar emerging and established Australian talent at events the world over, this SXSW foray is not to be missed if you’re soon to be Austin-bound. The massive four showcases include […]

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Aussies Abroad: Gabriella Cohen announces 2017 USA and UK/European tour dates

February 23, 2017

Aussie singer and songwriter Gabriella Cohen is bound for the international markets from March, embarking on a tonne of tour dates with her debut album, Full Closure and No Details. The tour is timely, given the album is being reissued internationally through Captured Tracks on March 3. The dates include American stops at SXSW and supporting Foxygen, while […]

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Sampa The Great, Tired Lion among new additions to The Great Escape

February 2, 2017

A hundred new artists have been added to this year’s line up for The Great Escape out in Brighton, UK in May. Widely regarded as the biggest festival in Europe for new music discovery, we’re stoked to see the likes of Sampa The Great, Tired Lion, Slaves, Marika Hackman and more join a stellar group of artists from all over the […]

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The 40 Best Australian Albums of 2016: From Outlier to Reclaim Australia

January 16, 2017

Last week we delivered our Top 40 Albums of 2016, as voted by our contributors – some huge albums from chart dominating artists entered in, as did some breakthrough records from bands on the homefront we were still getting to know. We go another level deeper and look at the Top Australian releases as part […]

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2016 AU Awards: Your ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ nominees

December 14, 2016

This week, it’s all about the nominees of this year’s AU Awards and what their 2016’s have been like. We’ve already delved into our nominations for Male and Female Artist of the Year respectively, and now we turn to those bands and soloists who have come out the gates strongly and have backed up the […]

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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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SXSW welcomes Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Hockey Dad, Gabriella Cohen & more to 2017 Music program

November 17, 2016

ICYMI this week, SXSW Music bolstered its line up for the 2017 festival, adding 210 more artists from around the world as well as some more impressive keynote announcements. The legendary Nile Rodgers will be delivering a special keynote speaker – his legacy speaking for itself, quite obviously. I mean, when you’ve got over 200 production credits […]

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Aussies Abroad: Melbourne songstress Gabriella Cohen to hit North America next week

November 2, 2016

Set to play the Windmill in London tonight, November 2nd, Melbourne Songstress Gabriella Cohen is about to make tracks from the UK to North America as she continues on her A Crepe And A Night Cap World Tour, which has seen her travel around the UK for the last week. She’ll play The Echo in […]

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A Festival Called Panama unveils first line up, featuring Kurt Vile, Margaret Glaspy & more

October 25, 2016

A Festival Called Panama has revealed its first line up for its fourth year, headed up by Kurt Vile and featuring the likes of Margaret Glaspy, D.D Dumbo, Koi Child and more. The festival is set to be held from March 10th – 12th next year out in Tassie and no doubt, will follow suit and sell out as their events […]

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The Top 10 On Ground at BIGSOUND 2016!

September 12, 2016

Now that the BIGSOUND dust has settled and the industry has returned to some sense of normal; our on-ground team have been going back through notes jotted down on phones, ‘Definitely check out…’ style messages sent back and forth, in determining the selection of bands who stood out as strong winners across the board. With many of these […]

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Julia Jacklin announces Don’t Let The Kids Win album tour for November & December!

September 12, 2016

Julia Jacklin isn’t planning on stopping when she returns home from an impressive round of international tour dates this November. The Blue Mountains native has already had a stellar 2016 off the back of single releases and showcase festival dates at both SXSW and The Great Escape that had then led to the inking of […]

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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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Ecca Vandal, Totally Mild, WAAX: The Best of BIGSOUND…so far

September 8, 2016

‘Twas the night before BIGSOUND, when all through the Valley, Not a showcase was playing, it was quiet as a mouse. Except for the pumping opening parties running at venues across the Valley, as well as a few thousand punters, delegates and musicians beginning their BIGSOUND 2016 frivolities early. Unable to wait to dig into […]

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Editor’s Picks: Sose names her must see artists and bands of BIGSOUND 2016!

September 5, 2016

We’re days out from the official kick off for BIGSOUND 2016. Our schedules may be prepared. Our livers and grasp on a decent night’s sleep? Not so much. With so many artists spread across the Valley over Wednesday-Friday’s programming, it’s going to be nigh on impossible to see everyone but we’re going to give it a […]

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Music Video of the Day: Gabriella Cohen “I Don’t Feel So Alive” (2016)

August 25, 2016

Gabrielle Cohen isn’t far off her much anticipated east coast tour with her debut record Full Disclosure and No Details, but in the meantime has kept us sweet with a new music video for her single “I Don’t Feel So Alive”! A definite highlight of the record, “I Don’t Feel So Alive” has Cohen front and […]

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The Queenscliff Music Festival reveals second artist announcement, including george, Kira Puru & more

July 18, 2016

The Queenscliff Music Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary in style this year, with the likes of Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals headlining but today’s second artist announcement has further demonstrated that November event is definitely going to be one for the books. Heading up the second Queenscliff announcement is george, who will be getting together […]

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BIGSOUND unleashes excellent first artist announcement including Tigertown, Alex Lahey, Gideon Bensen & more

June 22, 2016

Here we go! The first round of artists set to perform at BIGSOUND this year has been officially released, giving us a taste of the high calibre of quality we can be expecting in September. We already expected the Brisbane music conference and showcase event to be coming out swinging, as it does every year, […]

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