Johnny Hunter

New Music Discoveries 10th May: Johnny Hunter, Jem Cassar-Daley, Stand Atlantic and more

Our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music has been updated with a further ten new tracks, including two tracks we exclusively premiered earlier in the week. Sydney’s Johnny Hunter are back with “Frustration”, their first new single in two years, and it’s our Track of the Week. The post-punk outfit have come back with…

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23 Australian acts heading to Brighton for the 2024 Great Escape

Next month, the UK’s premier showcasing event, The Great Escape kicks off. It’s an incredible opportunity for bands to present themselves to new audiences, and it has been a staple for many years for Australian talent. Running from the 15th to 18th of May in Brighton, there are more than 500 artists from around the…

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Massive lineup revealed for BIGSOUND 2023

The full lineup of artists to showcase at BIGSOUND 2023 in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley from 5-8 September has dropped, and it’s jam-packed with your next-favourite bands. BIGSOUND is a thrilling slice of the best of the emerging Australian music scene. With eighteen venues within walking distance of each other, Fortitude Valley comes alive during BIGSOUND….

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Best Albums 2022

The 20 Best Albums of 2022… so far

With 2022 just past its halfway point, we’re taking a look at some of our favourite albums released over the past six months. 2022 has started off with plenty of quality releases that are sure to remain on repeat as we head into the second half of the year. With the year already off to…

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Album of the Week: Johnny Hunter – Want (2022 LP)

Slowly building their sound over the past 4 years, Sydney lords Johnny Hunter are here with their debut album Want – and it’s everything you could have hoped for from the band. For the uninitiated, Johnny Hunter have been slogging away since emerging from the shadows of Sydney’s grim (read non-exist) nightlife in ’18/’19. They…

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New Music Discoveries 21st January: Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, Lucy Lorenne, Band of Horses and more

This week, in our first update for 2022, our discovery playlist has been loaded up with ten new tracks. This includes our Track of the Week, the latest collaboration between Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, “Chocolate Hills”. The track is the second track to come off the Texas Moon EP, which the artists are putting out…

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Photo Gallery: Shining Bird+ Johnny Hunter + Bored Shorts – Factory Theatre, Sydney (01.12.21)

  It was a stellar night of music at the Factory Theatre last night. At the top of the bill was Shining Bird, on the back of their fabulous album Deadlands, which was released earlier in the year. With beautiful instrumentation and high energy, their set left us wanting more. Co-headling was the irrepressible Johnny…

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Interview: Nick Hutt from Johnny Hunter on “Life”, influences and dream venues

Sydney’s Johnny Hunter are a post-glam punk rock outfit that has been captivating audiences since 2018. With Nick Hutt providing lead vocals and theatre upfront, Xander Burgess on lead guitar, Nick Cerone on bass and Gerry Thompson on drums, the band has an incredibly captivating live show. Taking their influences from bands such as Joy…

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The 40 Best Albums of 2020

the AU review is proud to announce The 40 Best Albums of 2020, from Australia and around the world. Who will top our 12th annual list? Read on to find out, and enjoy streams of the records as you scroll through. 40. San Cisco – Between You & Me After more than a decade together, San…

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Album of the Week: Johnny Hunter – Early Trauma (2020 EP)

It’s hard to place Johnny Hunter, the four piece from Sydney’s Inner West. With a slew of singles already released, their sound changes from dirty and heavy, to anthemic and poetic; from unruly and messy to clean cut and hopeful. One thing that is easier to work out is that Johnny Hunter are a band…

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20 Artists To Watch in 2020 from Australia and Around the World

It’s hard to believe we’re already two months into the New Year, but already we’re discovering so much amazing new music and artists who are set to explode in the year ahead. Here’s just 20 artists you need to be looking out for in 2020… presented in alphabetical order. Badflower Badflower, a band formed in…

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The Jezabels and DMA’s will headline Sydney’s Bad Friday Festival in April

One of Sydney’s most popular block parties, the long-running Bad Friday, has announced a huge line up for their 10th anniversary event, featuring some of the country’s finest (plus one international) in what will no doubt be a highly sought boutique festival. Set to kick off the Easter long weekend, Bad Friday will make the…

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