Jarryd James

SXSW Interview: Jarryd James talks about “Slow Motion”; “I spend a lot of time by myself in weird places”

March 25, 2019

Earlier this month, Larry Heath had the chance to sit down with Aussie singer/songwriter Jarryd James ahead of his performance at Australia House as part of The Aussie BBQ during SXSW. During our chat, Jarryd talked about the craziness of the event, playing the Neon Gold Showcase, about how wonderful Lizzy Plapinger from MS MR is. […]

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Festival Review: Castaway – Thompson Bay, Rottnest Island (11.12.16)

December 14, 2016

The lead up to Castaway Festival was looking a little grimmer by the day as people scrambled to sell tickets, and the weather forecast fluctuated out of favour. But there’s nothing that rekindles that mix of festival excitement over seeing some killer acts, and a splash of anxiety over whether you’ll peak too soon, quite […]

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Merivale’s Sunday Sundown features free gigs from PNAU, Remi, Montaigne and more (Sydney)

November 28, 2016

Hospitality juggernauts Merivale and Summer Bright Lager have officially kicked off their returning Sunday Sundown series, a free live music program which will last across Sydney’s scorching summer with some of the country’s best acts showing out at the group’s best venues. This time around, the shedule has grown to include sixteen free events from […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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Caleb & Georgia Nott on Broods’ recent success in the US, touring Conscious with Jarryd James!

August 18, 2016

Georgia and Caleb Nott have made it a long way from home playing in front of five people in their local New Zealand pub. On this night, Broods was in the second week of their U.S. headlining tour and playing a sold out show in Omaha, Nebraska. The fact that this brother-sister band just formed three […]

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Live Review: Broods + Jarryd James – The Waiting Room, Nebraska (10.08.16)

August 12, 2016

Thousands of miles from home on a hot August night in the middle of the United States, Broods and Jarryd James had a night they won’t soon forget. Three hours before the show and right after Broods’ soundcheck, a thunderstorm hit the downtown Omaha, Nebraska area and wiped out the power of three city blocks. Unfortunately, […]

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Chance the Rapper, MSTRKRFT & more hitting up Beyond the Valley for New Year’s!

August 9, 2016

Beyond the Valley has revealed their first round of artists confirmed for their 2016/2017 event, with Chance the Rapper leading a stellar group of international and Australian artists up at the Lardner Park New Year’s celebration. Chano’s Australian visit continues to garner hope as fingers are crossed tightly for some headline dates while he’s out here but for […]

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Gang of Youths, Jarryd James & Bag Raiders set for the 2016 Castaway Festival line up!

August 8, 2016

Thompson’s Bay on Rottnest Island is going to be drawing out boatloads of music fans this December, as the Castaway Festival returns for its fifth year! We couldn’t think of any better way to spend a Sunday this Summer than by taking in some gorgeous ocean views and soaking up some good-time energy that comes […]

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Our picks for Lollapalooza 2016 (and which Aussies to watch out for)!

July 29, 2016

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park in beautiful Chicago this weekend, with a huge line up of performers locked in for the next three days and nights of inner city live music. We love being out there, soaking up the atmosphere and seeing what surprises pop up at the official festival after-shows, not to mention […]

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Festival Review: Friday at Bonnaroo 2016 – Manchester, Tennessee (11.06.16)

June 12, 2016

Bonnaroo hit its stride on Friday with a jam packed lineup meant to rock, surprise and most importantly distract the tens of thousands in attendance from the sweltering heat. Thursday marked the beginning of the 15th edition of Bonnaroo, but Friday marks the first day of the Main Stage and when the big bands come out to play. The day […]

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Festival Review: Groovin’ the Moo – Hay Park, Bunbury (07.05.16)

May 10, 2016

‘We play rain, hail or shine’ has never been more relevant than in 2016 for Perth festivals, however the Bunbury leg of Groovin’ The Moo managed to march on through the temperamental weather with some killer acts without resorting to doing the worm through a giant mud puddle. While for those staying outside of Bunbury, getting on […]

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Festival Review: Groovin’ The Moo – Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo (30.04.16)

May 2, 2016

A distinct lack of mooing was made up for by a whole lot of groovin’, with Groovin’ The Moo rolling through the Prince of Wales Showground in Bendigo for another year. Punters were fairly low in numbers early in the day, with an 11am start leaving plenty of time for the heavens to potentially open […]

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Mutemath & Vic Mensa cancel Australian tour dates, Groovin’ the Moo name replacements

March 29, 2016

Mutemath and Vic Mensa fans keen for both American artists hitting our shores next month have been disappointed this afternoon, with regional touring festival Groovin’ The Moo announcing replacement artists for both following the tour cancellations. Due to varying reasons, Mutemath and Mensa have pulled out of Australian shows, including their run of festival dates, while Jarryd James and What […]

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Flume, RÜFÜS, Slumberjack & more Aussies announced for Lollapalooza Chicago!

March 27, 2016

Lollapalooza has brought the noise once more with its 2016 line up, bringing a massive round of artists through to Grant Park in Chicago this July. For the festival’s flagship event, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining the four day event. Over 170 artists have been announced, representing some of the best popular music […]

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Lollapalooza names its full line up for Chicago, headlined by Radiohead and the Red Hot Chili Peppers!

March 25, 2016

Lollapalooza has brought the noise once more with its 2016 line up, bringing a massive round of artists through to Grant Park in Chicago this July. For the festival’s flagship event, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining the four day event. Over 170 artists have been announced, representing some of the best popular […]

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Winners announced for the Queensland Music Awards 2016

March 22, 2016

The Queensland Music industry recently announced the winners of the annual Queensland Music Awards for this year, celebrating statewide excellence across a variety of categories at a ceremony held at Brisbane Powerhouse. Presented by BOQ and Hutchinson Builders, the awards seek to acknowledge the previous 12 months in Queensland music as well as look towards […]

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2016 APRA Award nominees announced

March 15, 2016

The nominations for the 2016 APRA Music Awards (to be held on 5 April) have been announced and show, again, just how strong our scene is. Up for four awards each, and both contending for ‘Most Played Australian Work’ and ‘Pop Work of the Year’, are Jarryd James and Sia Furler. Other acts with multiple nominations […]

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Conan O’Brien announces the 2016 Bonnaroo line up to be headlined by Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem and Dead and Company!

January 20, 2016

The artist announcement for this year’s Bonnaroo festival has been dropped in memorable style, with Conan O’Brien delivering the news on Tuesday night’s (US) edition of Conan. Headlined by Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem and new project Dead and Company (featuring John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead), Bonnaroo returns to Manchester, Tennessee this June! […]

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Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote & more nominated for APRA Song of the Year!

January 19, 2016

The 20 contenders for this year’s APRA Song of the Year accolade have been announced this week, with a diverse range of Australian songwriters being acknowledged for some great releases through 2015. There were thousands of votes taken in over the last month or so, with a mix of established artists and emerging frontrunners on […]

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Gang of Youths, Jarryd James & more added to first ever Auckland City Limits Festival!

January 14, 2016

New Zealand is about to get their first taste of a festival like no other! Auckland City Limit hits Western Springs Stadium in March with Kendrick Lamar and The National topping the bill, while some sick additions in Sydney’s Gang of Youths and Melbourne’s Jarryd James among the latest additions to the whopping lineup! With the […]

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Jarryd James reflects on his breakthrough 2015 & making new music this year!

January 11, 2016

Jarryd James. A talent of 2015 who has swept many off their feet for sure. The ARIA Award winner spent much of 2015 building up an impressive amount of chatter, delivered upon with some brilliant live shows (both headline and alongside the likes of Meg Mac and others) and of course, capped it off with […]

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The 40 Best Songs of 2015: Part Two – 30 to 21

December 16, 2015

We continue our countdown of 40 favourite tracks of 2015 with a fantastic run of local talent to kick us off. If you want to look back at the first 10 tracks, click HERE. Watch and listen to the run of 10 songs first and then read through our thoughts on the tracks after… 30. […]

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Tina Arena stands out at the ARIAs as Tame Impala and Courtney Barnett sweep the awards for 2015!

November 27, 2015

The ARIA Awards went down at the Star Event Centre in Sydney last night, with the movers and shakers of the industry got dolled up and hopped an Uber Black to the venue, whereupon they braved 38 degree heat and attempted not to melt into the red carpet. As predicted, the night belonged to Tame […]

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Flight Facilities, Hermitude, Peking Duk & more confirmed to perform at the 2015 ARIA Awards

November 5, 2015

The artists set to perform at this year’s ARIA Awards ceremony have today been announced! Touted as one of the most diverse and eclectic performance line ups the ARIA’s have had, the artists set to take to the stage at The Star in a few weeks are also nominees and will be joined by Tina […]

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Gang of Youths, Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala among J Award nominees for 2015!

November 1, 2015

It’s officially Ausmusic Month again and this morning, Triple J have announced the nominees up for various J Awards this year. Of course, some incredibly talented musicians have been recognised for Australian Album of the Year, Unearthed Artist of the Year, Double J Artist of the Year and Australian Music Video of the Year awards […]

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