Julia Jacklin

The 40 Best Australian Songs of 2019

January 20, 2020

With the Hottest 100 voting closing today, we thought we’d take our annual look back on the best songs of 2019. And should you still have to vote, we wanted to give you some ideas on some great local music to consider including in your top ten. We’ve put the 40 songs together in a […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2019

December 18, 2019

It’s time for the AU review’s annual list of the best albums from Australia and the rest of the world for 2019. Across this list, we take you through a wide range of genres, with music that represents the exciting, vibrant time of music right now. It’s fair to say that there are some notable […]

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Pickathon Sunday Review: Julia Jacklin and Miya Folick steal the show as the Portland festival comes to an end

August 7, 2019

On the final day of the 21st year of Portland’s iconic Pickathon festival, I arrived on site in time to catch the end of a morning art tour that runs throughout the festival and showcases the hidden art gems that you can find in the main festival space, as well as the expansive camping area. […]

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Live Review: Julia Jacklin + Olympia + Annie Hamilton – Metro Theatre, Sydney (15.03.19)

March 16, 2019

Julia Jacklin has had a massive start to 2019. With international tours and the release of her second album Crushing already in the bin, it looks like this year could be one for the record books. Returning to Sydney’s Metro Theatre almost two years since her last headline national tour, the Blue Mountains native wooed […]

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Album of the Week: Julia Jacklin – Crushing (2019 LP)

February 20, 2019

It’s been a busy few years for Julia Jacklin. On the back of her all conquering debut album, Don’t Let the Kids Win, Jacklin has spent the better part of the past two years making her way round the globe, playing her tunes in just about every country and venue you could think of or […]

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Aussies Abroad: Jade Imagine to join Julia Jacklin’s UK tour this month

November 18, 2018

Melbourne indie pop outfit Jade Imagine will head to England and Scotland to support Julia Jacklin on her headlining tour across the island later this month. The shows in London and Manchester are already sold out and fans in Glasgow should hurry up to secure a ticket, because this combination attracts indie fans like a […]

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Phantastic Ferniture and the Blue Mountains origin story

September 12, 2018

If you haven’t already rinsed Phantastic Ferniture‘s eponymous 2018 debut LP so much that you know the exact length of each song, you absolutely need to get onto that NOW. It’s without a doubt one of the best debut releases this year. Fresh from the Sydney underground music scene, the three-piece bring that raw flavour straight […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin joining First Aid Kit on North American Tour

September 3, 2018

Kicking off next week, Australian Singer-Songwriter Julia Jacklin is touring some massive venues across North America with Swedish sister-Duo First Aid Kit. Starting on September 9th, the two groups will play no less than 19 shows together across the States and Canada, with one of their Brooklyn dates already sold out. For those unfamiliar with […]

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8 events not to miss at Melbourne Writers Festival 2018

August 23, 2018

Tomorrow the 2018 instalment of the Melbourne Writers Festival will kick off. Naturally there are so many panels, conversations and workshops to choose from, so we’ve unpacked the assortment of irresistible and noteworthy guests taking part in this action packed program and come up with these hot tips on what not to miss! Sally Seltmann: Lovesome […]

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Festival Review: Dune Rats find Scott Green, Camp Cope shine on New Year’s Day in Byron Bay

January 2, 2018

With heads pounding and only the cicadas and Kookaburras making noise, the eerie silence of a camp ground at 6am on New Years Day is something to behold. Making the seemingly genius decision to get up early and have a cold shower was the kick start needed to get 2018 underway. What wasn’t envisaged was […]

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Festival Photos: Falls Festival (Day Two) – Lorne (29.12.17)

January 2, 2018

Foster the People, Flume, Dune Rats and more came to Lorne for the second day and night of the Falls Festival, continuing the good vibes from the night before. Photos by John Goodridge. [print_gllr id=50392] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music and may have formatting errors – images […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Amy Shark, Gang of Youths amongst major winners at the National Live Music Awards

December 8, 2017

Eight events took place simultaneously around the country last night, celebrating the contributions to live music by some of our best established and emerging acts, with the National Live Music Awards taking place from another year. With the ticketed gala event happening at The Grace Darling Hotel in Collingwood, the Melbourne event of the NLMAs saw […]

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Perfume Genius, Art vs Science take to The Adelaide Festival’s Palais series in 2018

December 7, 2017

After enjoying huge successes this year, The Palais will be returning to the Adelaide Festival in 2018 with some acclaimed international and Australian musicians on hand to ensure that punters can have some unforgettable nights out on the Adelaide Riverbank. Building upon the calibre of artists set in 2017, the Palais’ live music line up for […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (18th September 2017)

September 18, 2017

In the week that was, we were spoilt for choice with a bunch of new music releases. With our weekly Spotify playlist, you can wrap your ears around the charming new one from Julia Jacklin, a sultry pop number from Wallace and a spicy collab between Hanne Hukkelberg and Emilie Nicolas (plus heaps more)! ———- […]

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Single of the Day: Julia Jacklin “Cold Caller” (2017)

September 15, 2017

“Cold Caller” is the newest cut from Julia Jacklin – a gorgeous offering from the songwriter as she delivers a candid ode to her sister. As a follow on from her single “Eastwick”, Jacklin’s “Cold Caller” is a perfect accompaniment. Jacklin’s vocals are the star of this song, the lyrics inspired by her older sister’s pregnancy. […]

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‘Your Choice’ becomes key motto as Falls Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2017

August 22, 2017

The beloved Falls Festival turns 25 this year and in its release of the first line up for the summer event tour dropping today, it’s evident that the crew behind Falls are making their silver jubilee one to remember. The international visitors to stages in Lorne, Fremantle, Byron and Marion Bay over New Year’s are largely […]

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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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13 non-headliners that are going to absolutely slay at Splendour ’17

July 20, 2017

Got your Splendour schedule locked in? You might want to leave a few spots open. One of Australia’s biggest and best music festivals is a gold mine when it comes to discovering new music or watching that mid-card act completely own the entire festival and make you wonder why they weren’t top-billed in the first […]

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New Music You Have to Listen to This Week (June 19th 2017)

June 19, 2017

This week’s wrap up of best new music comes to you straight from our writers and editors who reckon these tracks are definitely worth a listen. Catch up on Julia Jacklin’s sweet new one, the dream-pop single from newcomer Eilish Gilligan or satisfy your inner punk with additions from Sail On! Sail On! and Drown This […]

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Music Video of the Day: Julia Jacklin “Eastwick” (2017)

June 16, 2017

Now enjoying the Spanish sunshine, having recently relocated to Barcelona, Julia Jacklin keeps on delivering some classically winning vibes with her new single, “Eastwick”. The release comes off the back of her nothing-but-successful Australian tour and ahead of some incredible international festival appearances including Glastonbury, Newport Folk and FYF Fest. Before she returns to Australia for Splendour […]

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A.B. Original and Flume emerge as frontrunner nominees of the 2017 AIR Awards

May 31, 2017

The 2017 AIR Awards have been announced this morning, as the countdown to one of the key events on the Australian music calendar officially kicks off. For the first time, the awards themselves move from Melbourne to Adelaide, taking place at the historic Queen’s Theatre on July 27th. The nominees are wide ranging this year, with […]

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Live Review: Julia Jacklin + Jaala – Metro Theatre, Sydney (25.05.17)

May 26, 2017

There was a song on Phoenix’s Bankrupt album called ‘Trying To Be Cool”, which is a fair description for a lot people you see at gigs. I mean, maybe they really do dress and act like that, but surely there’s an essence to their gig persona where they really are just trying to be cool. […]

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Aussie artist Julia Jacklin and Blossoms added to Glastonbury line-up

April 10, 2017

In news you might have missed earlier this month, Glastonbury co-organiser Emily Eavis added two names to the 2017 lineup just 24 hours after the primary line-up was revealed, which featured everyone from Radiohead and the Foo Fighters to Martha Wainwright and The National. One of those names was Australia’s own Julia Jacklin, who Eavis […]

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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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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Flume, Sia, Julia Jacklin and more nominated for 2017 APRA Music Awards

March 16, 2017

This week, we learned that the nominations for the 2017 APRA Music Awards have been unveiled, with some of our great songwriters being recognised for the fantastic year of music they had through 2016. As such, Flume leads the nominations (perhaps unsurprisingly) with four, while Sia follows closely behind with three noms to her name. Julia Zemiro will […]

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Alice Ivy, Julia Jacklin and more among Australian artists announced for Canadian Music Week 2017 in Toronto

March 1, 2017

We’re a little over a month away from one of the year’s biggest music festivals and conferences, Canadian Music Week, which will be taking over the city of Toronto in Canada for six days of live music, comedy, panels and more. A slew of artists have been announced in recent weeks, and among those revealed […]

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Julia Jacklin announces biggest Australian shows in Melbourne & Sydney, supported by Jaala

February 14, 2017

Julia Jacklin is currently still riding a wave of mad success; her appearance on the national Laneway Festival tour brought her debut album Don’t Let The Kids Win to huge crowds and with more international opportunities still on the horizon for 2017, we’re counting our blessings every time we’re able to see Julia on stage at […]

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