Joy

Track of the Day: Jackie Venson “Joy” (2019)

August 1, 2019

Austin-born Jackie Venson‘s “Joy” is proving to be exactly what we need to get through the working week, and we’re stoked to share it with you all as today’s Track of the Day! The first African-American woman to be named Best Guitarist at the Austin Music Awards, Venson has supported the likes Aloe Blacc, Curtis […]

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Single of the Day: JOY. “Smoke Too Much” (2017)

November 6, 2017

JOY. has made an excellent return with new single, “Smoke Too Much”, taken from a forthcoming album we’re incredibly keen for. Threading together more captivating vocals with stellar production, “Smoke Too Much” is a vibrant tune that just pops. This is the sort of electro-pop Australia should be embracing and propelling, with artists like JOY. in the […]

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Festival Review: Listen Out – Western Parklands, Perth (25.09.16)

September 30, 2016

It seemed the skies were on our side for the Perth leg of the DANCE worshipping festival that is Listen Out arrived at the new venue of the Western Parklands for its 2016 instalment.  It appeared that storms of any variations, both weather and artists, would not be seen over the weekend.  Boasting the likes […]

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Catch the Listen Out set times ahead of the festival tour’s kick off next weekend!

September 16, 2016

The set times for Listen Out 2016 have recently been released, so get your squad together to fight over which band to listen to first. The timings all kind of overlap slightly, which gives you a chance to grab a taste of both sets, but can be dilemma when you have to choose between staying […]

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Music Video of the Day: JOY. “Like Home” (2016)

July 22, 2016

JOY. has delivered another tight cut of music to add to her list of impressive releases! The music video for “Like Home” is here, JOY.’s first piece of new music since the acclaimed Ode EP saw the producer out on the road for some very well received tour dates. Working with Joel Burrows and producers Entropico on the visuals for her […]

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Stormzy, A$AP Ferg & more confirmed for Listen Out 2016

June 21, 2016

Listen Out returns in September and October, a prime opportunity for music fans to get out and around an eclectic line up of dance music, R&B, grime, hip hop and more. Expertly curated this year, international visitors include the acclaimed Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, A$AP Ferg, BAUUER and Stormzy. Representing for the Australians is a strong contingent […]

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Fuzzy linking up Carriageworks to present CURVE BALL event, headlined by ZHU, during VIVID Sydney!

April 1, 2016

Sure to be a highlight of this year’s VIVID Sydney line up, there’s a new event coming to Carriageworks in CURVE BALL. Created by the teams at Fuzzy and Carriageworks, the art space will morphed into an eclectic live music environment on June 11th, with international and local electronic music artists performing, while some sick video and lighting […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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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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Raury announces headline Australian dates in Melbourne & Sydney for February!

January 14, 2016

While he’s out in Australia with A$AP Rocky, Raury will be fitting in two headline dates of his own for Melbourne and Sydney fans! Bringing JOY. on for both shows, the Atlanta hip-hop buzz artist will be hitting the stages with material from both his All We Need and Indigo Child releases, including current single […]

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Festival Review: Field Day – The Domain, Sydney (01.01.16)

January 3, 2016

Fuzzy’s Field Day is one of Sydney’s biggest remaining festivals. Held on New Year’s Day, it’s promoted as a day to ease into the New Year with a spot of live music and sunshine. With a fairly solid line-up, made up of several Falls Festival drawcards and a variety of additional acts, Field Day 2016 […]

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Film Review: Joy (USA, 2015)

December 24, 2015

If we keep Accidental Love out of the conversation (and he’d wish everyone would), David O. Russell has had an incredible few years. A man who struggled to get films made for almost a decade (following the successful Three Kings in 1999, his only release until The Fighter in 2010 was the underrated I Heart Huckabees […]

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Meg Mac, SAFIA, Eves the Behavior and more feature on Spotify’s Spotlight on 2016 Artists

December 7, 2015

Spotify have released the Spotlight on 2016 artists list- a look ahead at who they predict to be the brightest stars of 2016. The list is curated by the team at Spotify and involves an analysis of music fan’s listening data, considering the following: The artists whose music is appearing in Spotify’s viral charts, which are […]

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Live Review: JOY. – Goodgod Small Club, Sydney (20.11.15)

November 22, 2015

A little while ago, with the release of single “About Us” and the subsequent ODE EP, it became clear that JOY. – the project of 18 year old Brisbane native Olivia McCarthy – was an outrageous talent. Crisp, spacious production with deeply embedded pop hooks, surrounding McCarthy’s lilting vocals – toeing the line between being […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 20th – November 22nd.

November 19, 2015

Almost in December! Some massive tours are just around the corner, not to mention ARIA Week is waiting in lieu for another year too. But before all that, let’s take a look at some of the killer shows the AU team is looking forward to this weekend. Wave Racer – BRISBANE Wave Racer brings the […]

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Premieres, Pixar and Patrick Swayze light up the national Moonlight Cinema program for 2015/16

November 18, 2015

Summer marks the start of Moonlight Cinema and the December and January programs for capital cities have been announced and are on sale now. Moonlight will present advanced outdoor screenings of over 15 films across Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide from 3rd Dec, Perth from 5th Dec, and Brisbane from 16th Dec.  Premiers include screenings of Suffragette in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and […]

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Music Video of the Day: Joy. “About Us” (2015)

October 1, 2015

JOY.’s sound is the combination of flawlessly stunning vocals over minimalistic modern production. Her new track “About Us” stays true to form, and now has a beautiful video alongside it; working off the dark vibes of the track to create an unbelievably cohesive piece of visual and audio art. Treat yourself to the new video […]

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Official trailer released for David O. Russell’s new film Joy starring Jennifer Lawrence

July 16, 2015

The official trailer for David O. Russell’s new film Joy, with a familiar yet fantastic ensemble cast,  has just been released.  The film will hit Australian cinemas on Boxing Day.  Like David O. Russell’s previous films, Joy defies genre to tell a story of family, loyalty, and love. Jennifer Lawrence stars with Bradley Cooper (again with the pairing of these […]

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