Hein Cooper

Track of the Day: Hein Cooper “Over Again” (2018)

September 21, 2018

We’ve long been fans of Hein Cooper here on the AU, and when he released his single “Hear My Voice” back in April, it had been a decent time between drinks for the Sydney Indie Pop artist. Turns out the singer/songwriter had been spending quite a bit of time writing in “British coastal towns and […]

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Music Video of the Day: Hein Cooper “Hear My Voice” (2018)

May 11, 2018

Hein Cooper has made his presence felt back in Australia over the last few weeks and with his latest single, “Hear My Voice”,  we’ve gotten a great insight into this new chapter of Cooper’s career.  The music video also captures the vulnerability of the song excellently, as you can see for yourself below.   ———- This […]

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Hein Cooper makes his long awaited return with “Hear My Voice”

April 4, 2018

Hein Cooper – easily one of our favourite songwriters of the last handful of years – has finally dropped a new piece of music in the gorgeous, “Hear My Voice”. As the first taste of Cooper’s highly anticipated new music, “Hear My Voice” isn’t afraid to put the personal on full view. “This song is […]

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Jen Cloher, Amy Shark, Gang of Youths & more up for APRA Song of the Year

January 12, 2018

The APRA Song of the Year nominees have been revealed this week, with 20 tunes penned by Australian songwriters up for the main title. With the results being announced in Sydney in April, the APRA Song of the Year has been decided upon by a panel of industry judges, whose task it is to now whittle […]

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Looking back at Hein Cooper’s gorgeous 2016 album, The Art of Escape

March 28, 2017

Sydney based singer/songwriter Hein Cooper has progressed in leaps and bounds following the release of his debut EP in 2015, captivating listeners with soaring vocals, eclectic soundscapes and abstract lyrics. Initially found playing covers in bars five nights a week, Cooper emerged on the global stage in a whirlwind, receiving praise on Triple J Unearthed, […]

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Music Video of the Day: LANKS “Holla” (2016)

October 13, 2016

LANKS releases his debut EP Viet Rose tomorrow and man, you’re in for some incredible music from the Melbourne musician. He’s just signed with the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) for international bookings and off the back of an impressive BIGSOUND trip, LANKS has now added a co-headlining tour with Hein Cooper to a list of achievements in 2016. Before we […]

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You Am I, Jack River, Northeast Party House & more added to Falls Festival line up!

October 13, 2016

The Falls Music and Arts Festival has added to its summer east coast line up today, with the addition of a smattering of great Australian and international talent! If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to be getting on the Falls train this New Year’s, Marion Bay and Fremantle events are still on […]

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Impressions at The Great Escape: Who made their mark at Brighton in 2016?

May 26, 2016

Heading to the UK last week, I had no proper idea of what to be expecting from The Great Escape. I had assumed it would be like SXSW but colder and by the beach, but aside from that, all I had to go on were stories from friends who’d showcased in Brighton in the past or […]

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Aussies at The Great Escape: 9 Artists to Watch in Brighton

May 17, 2016

As we proceed further into 2016, the international live music showcase train also continues to chug along; from SXSW to CMW in Toronto recently, the next major stop on the calendar is Brighton, England for The Great Escape Festival. Regarded as the major event for new music discovery in Europe, The Great Escape this year […]

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12 Aussie Album & EP releases you may have missed…Part II!

April 6, 2016

Earlier this week we brought you the first part of our lil’ 2015 album and EP retrospective, where we looked at some stellar releases that may have flown under your radar amid the flurry of wonderful Australian records that made their way to music fans everywhere. Today, we take a look at the second half […]

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Album News Weekly: 4th March 2016

March 4, 2016

In This Issue: The month of March is bursting with releases and this is just the first Friday of many! There are a dozen wicked records available today including Aussie hip hop darling Urthboy right on down to the return of The Violent Femmes. We’ve even included an Honourable Mentions section to fit in the […]

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Live Review: James Bay + JOY. + Hein Cooper – Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre (02.02.16)

February 3, 2016

There’s really only one unwritten rule for music reviewers: never gush. Well, strap yourselves in, because I’m about to break that rule and break it hard. James Bay and his band picked me up and shook me completely out of my critique’s headspace. Rather than being there for the expressed purpose of reviewing the show, […]

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Single of the Day: Hein Cooper “Rusty” (2016)

January 21, 2016

March 4 will see the release of Hein Cooper’s debut album The Art of Escape, but in the meantime his upbeat, Matt Corby-esque single “Rusty” is up on Soundcloud and definitely worth a listen. Summery acoustic guitar provides the backbone for the track, while the vocals vary between falsettos during the choruses and relaxed throughout […]

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Hein Cooper announces national tour dates in support of debut album The Art of Escape!

January 14, 2016

He won us over completely at the Falls Festival before New Year’s and it would seem that the rest of the country is in for a similar experience, with Hein Cooper revealing a whopping amount of live shows to take him right into March. The songwriter’s debut album The Art of Escape is coming out […]

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Falls Top Five: Bridget names her favourite acts from Mt. Duneed!

January 3, 2016

It’s never an easy task to pick five standout acts from a stellar bill comprising of over 60 artists, especially when it includes the likes of Paul Kelly, Banoffee, The Wombats and our Live Act of the Year, Gang Of Youths. Honourable mentions to those four in particular and whilst the music is the focus, […]

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15 artists not to miss at Australian Music Week in Cronulla

November 18, 2015

Tonight, the inaugural Australian Music Week kicks off in Cronulla, NSW, for some four days of conferences and showcases. As with any event of this nature – be it BIGSOUND, SXSW or the recent WAM Festival in Perth – there are dozens upon dozens of incredible acts out there for you to discover. It’s almost […]

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The Wombats, Dune Rats, Tuka & more announced for Falls Festival Lorne!

October 19, 2015

It goes without saying that the Lorne edition of the Falls Festival always stands out as the favoured site of the tour’s three for many people. Almost always a sell out event, the coastal Victorian site boasts a great environment for campers and a unique little Falls vibe all its own. This year, Falls Lorne sold […]

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Photo Gallery: The Aussie BBQ ft. Safia + Saskwatch + Remi + Hein Cooper and more – Hoxton Square, London (17.05.15)

May 19, 2015

An eclectic mix of over 20 artists from around Australia came together on Sunday in London for a massive day of live music – showcasing the finest in new, emerging and established artists from our region, many of whom were making their London debut at the annual Aussie BBQ event, held at the Hoxton Square […]

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