Kian

KIAN

Interview: KIAN (AUS) on “Every Hour”, turning 18 and growing as a musician

May 16, 2020

It’s been a full year since The AU Review caught up with KIAN, when the then 16-year-old dropped his debut EP BLISS. Since its release, KIAN has ticked off phenomenal milestones musicians decades his senior are waiting to achieve: he played Splendour in the Grass and Spin Off Festival, toured the UK and Europe with Conan Gray, travelled […]

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Interview: KIAN (AUS) on writing songs at a young age, working with Baker Boy and his latest EP

May 14, 2019

Kian Brownfield had already begun making a name for himself before entering the Triple J Unearthed High competition in 2018. He’d featured on a track with Baker Boy, landing a spot in the Hottest 100 and appeared at his Splendour In The Grass set. However, the sixteen-year-old is now a solo artist in his own right, […]

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Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival announces 2019 line-up.

April 12, 2019

Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival has fast become a favourite event for those of us who miss out on the chance to head to Splendour In the Grass. This year Five Four Entertainment, Secret Sounds and Triple J are once again bringing the cream of the SITG crop to the Adelaide Showgrounds for what will be […]

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (08.02.19)

February 11, 2019

Laneway Festival rolled into Hart’s Mill again on Friday, with a huge lineup including Gang of Youths, What So Not, Courtney Barnett, Camp Cope, Rex Orange County, and more, each act drawing massive crowds throughout the day. Our photographer Kerrie Geier was there to bring you these shots.

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Live Review: Ruel skilfully launches his EP tour at The Corner Hotel with KIAN and Dylan Joel

October 3, 2018

The Corner Hotel was fortunate enough to welcome some young talent into its band room at the end of last week; the ceiling suspending multiple fluorescent light tubes giving the atmosphere quite a futuristic twist to the traditional spotlights and strobes. It was all in place for Ruel, the 15-year-old Sydney based singer-songwriter who has […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (w/c July 17th)

July 17, 2017

Finish your week off right with a round-up of all the best new music hand-selected by The AU Review team. We’ve got the spirited, pop-punk new single from Self Talk’s forthcoming EP, a gorgeous spare-electro release from Sydney’s Leftenent, a must-listen from a brilliant collaboration between Mount Kimbie and King Krule, plus plenty more. Get […]

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Single of the Day: Baker Boy ft. Kian “Cloud 9” (2017)

July 10, 2017

Taking out the NT Song of the Year Award in the ‘Urban/Hip Hop’ category, triple j Unearthed favourite Baker Boy is shining with his tune “Cloud 9”. Encompassing a vibrant blend of hip hop and fun lyricism, “Cloud 9” is a perfect example of the fresh young talent thriving up North. Stepping up to the plate […]

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