Iggy Pop

Contributor’s Poll: The AU Review’s favourite gigs of 2019

December 30, 2019

In no particular order, we asked our contributors to share their favourite gigs of 2019. Here’s what they had to say about the gigs that stood out for them in 2019: BRUCE BAKER Iggy Pop at Bluesfest (Easter Long Weekend) I’d seen him at the BDO in 2011 and was disappointed. His performance at Bluesfest […]

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Track of the Day: Iggy Pop “Sonali” (2019)

September 2, 2019

True icon Iggy Pop is stately and composed on new track “Sonali”, a jazzy cut from new album Free. His first since 2016 LP Post Pop Depression, Free has already been telegraphed well by first single “James Bond”, but this one’s an even softer and meandering look into what the veteran musician, with nothing left […]

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Review: Foo Fighters’ festival Cal Jam 18 proves a joyous celebration of Rock n Roll

October 9, 2018

This weekend, I travelled about an hour outside of Los Angeles to San Bernadino, to experience the second year of the festival Cal Jam – an event programmed and run by the Foo Fighters, featuring an eclectic mix of rock bands from around the world, and celebrating the 25 years of the band’s career with […]

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9 artists who prove FYF’s worth as an unmissable international festival

July 21, 2017

This weekend in Los Angeles, one of 2017’s best line ups descends on Exposition Park –  FYF Festival. The festival has grown considerably since its debut in 2006, the then branded F*CK YEAH FEST. From hosting the likes of The Bronx and The Black Lips in that first year, to expanding to take in more genres in showcasing […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: To Stay Alive – A Method (Netherlands, 2016) is a quiet and thoughtful piece with Iggy Pop & Michel Houellebecq

June 14, 2017

Some people subscribe to the theory that you’ve got to suffer for your art. Two such individuals include the Godfather of Punk, Iggy Pop and the best-selling French novelist, Michel Houellebecq. In To Stay Alive – A Method the pair share a meeting of minds in a film that is artistic, experimental and semi-autobiographical and […]

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Julia Jacklin and Royal Headache joining Frank Ocean and A Tribe Called Quest at FYF Fest

April 6, 2017

This is one festival line up we are gagging for this winter – FYF Fest in Los Angeles. The July weekender this year sees the likes of Missy Elliott, Frank Ocean, Thundercat, Björk and A Tribe Called Quest take to Exposition Park and man, when you take a look further down the line up, the quality of artists is just stellar across […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 12, 2017

Top 20’s are always hard to pull together. As we saw with the first part of our Best Albums of 2016 countdown, the list was looking to be a varied one, with records from bands including Descendents, The Hotelier, Julia Jacklin and NO ZU all making the cut. As we look to the Top 20 records (as voted by our […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Gimme Danger (USA, 2016)

June 20, 2016

Gimme Danger turns the amp up to 11 and never turns down for a second in its nearly two hour running time. Super loud, super charged, and super excellent, this documentary charting the rise, quick demise, and subsequent reunion of The Stooges is one hell of a good time. Written and directed by super fan […]

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Album Review: Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression (2016 LP)

April 15, 2016

The world was treated to a surprising (and hard-rock wet dream inducing) announcement early this year – the great man himself, Iggy Pop, was going to release an album of new material. Not only that, but it was to be produced by another rock legend, Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles […]

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Iggy Pop kicks off his US Post Pop Depression tour at SXSW (See the full Setlist)

March 17, 2016

Supported by experimental London septet The Moonlandingz and Brooklyn solo instrumental artist (and birthday girl) Noveller, Iggy Pop officially kicked off his USA tour tonight as part of the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. The show technically marked the second of two nights for legendary American artist at ACL Live’s Moody Theater, having taped in the venue the […]

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Iggy Pop and Josh Homme to play SXSW!

January 29, 2016

Welp. After announcing a run of headline dates through the US and Europe, Iggy Pop and Josh Homme will be stopping by Austin for a special show for SXSW Music. Pop and Homme will perform at ACL Live at the Moody Theater on March 16th, bringing their new collab album Post Pop Depression to life […]

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