Kira Puru

New Music Discoveries 18th November: Nomes, Kira Puru, Anna Weatherup and more

November 18, 2022

We have added ten more tracks to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music. This week, our Track of the Week is “Stone’s Throw” — the debut single from South West WA singer-songwriter Nomes.  “Stone’s Throw” comes from Nomes forthcoming debut EP, which is due next year. As debuts go, it’s a striking one, […]

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Track of the Day: Kira Puru “Idiot” (2020)

May 5, 2020

Okay, so we’re a bit late to the party with this one but, trust me, we’ve not been sleeping on Kira Puru! “Idiot” is the latest track from the Melbourne based performer, complete with a lyrics video cooked up on MS Paint by artist Celine Dore. Of the highly infectious pop track, Kira says: “”Idiot” […]

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Album Review: Kira Puru – Self-Titled (2018 EP)

October 2, 2018

If you haven’t heard any of Kira Puru‘s music, exactly how big is that rock you’re hiding under? Her single “Molotov” has had a lot of airplay on Triple J, and her undeniably cool ‘Like A Version’ performance of Katy Perry‘s “Last Friday Night” is what dreams are made of. Her debut self-titled EP contains the […]

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Track of the Day: Kira Puru “Fly” (2018)

September 19, 2018

Kira Puru has unveiled her new single “Fly” on the eve of her performances at Listen Out, which will be followed by headline shows and sets at various festivals this November and December. This new single, which we’re excited to make our track of the day, is a sassy pop track that is bound to make […]

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Single of the Day: Kira Puru “Molotov” (2018)

June 7, 2018

It was pretty much guaranteed that with the release of “Tension” last year, Kira Puru was at the beginning of a new musical chapter that was bright, strong and definitely not here to mess around. She’s gone and one upped it this week, releasing new single “Molotov” – fiery and tempestuous as the title suggests. Absolutely […]

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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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New Music Mondays (November 13th)

November 13, 2017

A brand new week is upon us and as we hurtle towards the end of 2017, the new music is keeping on coming to tide us over. Check out new tunes from some great Aussie talent including Grenadiers, Stella Donnelly and Eves Karydas, not to mention the return of N*E*R*D and Angel Olsen‘s “Sans”. ———- This content has recently been ported […]

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Single of the Day: Kira Puru “Tension” (2017)

October 30, 2017

Finally. Kira Puru has kept us waiting for a hot minute but today, she’s released that “Tension”. The lines write themselves. Her talent is one of the country’s strongest, yet Puru’s journey to blistering solo artist has been one of delicately placed moves. After featuring on tracks with the likes of Urthboy, Paul Kelly and […]

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Yeo & Kira Puru are the duo you didn’t know you were waiting for until today’s release of “Three Dots”

June 9, 2017

“All I wanna do is talk to you for hours,” Yeo croons. It’s a sentiment we’ve all felt. In an age where social media reigns supreme, chances are you’ve spent at least one night glued to your phone scrolling back through the Instagram or Facebook of an ex/crush just to see if they’ve made any new […]

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Kira Puru talks new music, identity crises and a busy 2016 of shows and writing!

September 21, 2016

Full disclosure: I have been a huge Kira Puru fangirl for some time now. Her recent work alongside Urthboy in particular has brought the vocalist to the attention of more people in 2016 and rightly so. A powerful presence on stage and on record, Kira’s appearance at BIGSOUND was one I knew I had to jump on. Sitting down […]

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The Queenscliff Music Festival reveals second artist announcement, including george, Kira Puru & more

July 18, 2016

The Queenscliff Music Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary in style this year, with the likes of Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals headlining but today’s second artist announcement has further demonstrated that November event is definitely going to be one for the books. Heading up the second Queenscliff announcement is george, who will be getting together […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of April 2016

July 7, 2016

April brought us some sexy, hilarious and goddamn captivating music videos – from the likes of George Maple to NGAIIRE, through to City Calm Down and West Thebarton Brothel Party, there definitely was a diverse bunch of clips we were vibing on. Hit ‘play’ and revisit! Playlist 1. George Maple ft. GoldLink “Sticks and Horses” 2. NGAIIRE “Diggin” 3. Alex […]

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What’s Your Flava? – Highlighting diversity within the Australian music industry (Part One)

June 30, 2016

In Australia, we are lucky to be exposed to such a large variety of musical and artistic talent from artists who come from many different backgrounds. A multicultural national creative community for sure, it is fair to say that the Australian music scene is showing more and more signs of diversification in recent years than […]

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Live Review: Urthboy + L-FRESH The LION + OKENYO – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (16.06.16)

June 20, 2016

I’ve said it before, but mid-week shows are always outstanding. It’s not just mid-week gigs that go down a treat; it’s anything that breaks up the monotonous nature of work. While there would have been plenty of other reasons for people to have a cheeky night out on a Thursday night, for me, it was […]

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Urthboy announces special guests for upcoming album tour as dates continue to sell quickly!

May 24, 2016

Urthboy‘s tour for latest album The Past Beats Inside Me Like a Second Heartbeat has continued to gain momentum, with almost half the tour completely sold out, new dates added and now, the announcement of some special guests confirmed to join the rapper on stage! The tour bill, already packing some heat with the presence of L-FRESH THE LION and OKENYO, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Urthboy ft. Kira Puru “Daughter of the Light” (2016)

April 26, 2016

Urthboy isn’t wasting time in ensuring longtime fans and newcomers alike know how much quality is on his recent album release The Past Beats Inside Me Like a Second Heartbeat, with the release of his new music video. For “Daughter of the Light”, the Sydney hip hop vet linked up with one of the country’s underrated […]

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Festival Review: Falls Festival (Part I) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (31.12.15 – 01.12.16)

January 2, 2016

The 2015 Falls Festival had a line up that brought together some of the best music of the moment, some legendary live acts, as well as the cream of the new crop. Summer is in full swing, and Byron Bay provided the perfect setting to bring in 2016 with its perfect weather and lush forests. […]

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