Lime Cordiale

Lime Cordiale and Tame Impala lead the 2020 ARIA Awards nominees

October 13, 2020

2020 has delivered a tough blow to the music industry, with live music put on hold and the cancellation of festivals. Despite the struggles brought on by the pandemic, this year’s ARIA Awards Ceremony promises to be something to look forward to. The nominees were announced today via a YouTube premiere, showcasing the diverse talent […]

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Album of the Week: Lime Cordiale teach us a thing or two on 14 Steps to a Better You (2020 LP)

July 16, 2020

I have a vivid memory of a friend messaging me one day asking if I knew who Lime Cordiale were. This was in about 2014 when we were both getting into using Twitter. I was using it on the back of a Uni assignment, and he was using it to follow the NBA. Anyway, my […]

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Yours & Owls announce a massive lineup for January 2021 festival

July 16, 2020

The lineup for the rescheduled Yours & Owls Festival has been announced, and it’s an absolute belter. To ensure that the lineup stays as advertised, the festival is ‘staying local’, with the best of Australia and New Zealand showcased at this postponed edition of Y&O. The organisers have stated that they will be working with […]

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Live Review: Lime Cordiale + Annie Hamilton – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (08.07.20)

July 9, 2020

Isolation has quite obviously dried up the live music scene over the past few months, leaving audiences thirsty for their concert fix. But last night, the Oxford Art Factory’s tastebuds were quenched with a large glass of Lime Cordiale as the Sydney band played one of their sold-out speakeasy shows to celebrate their upcoming album. […]

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Track of the Day: Lime Cordiale “Screw Loose” (2020)

July 7, 2020

  On the cusp of releasing their second studio album, 14 Steps To A Better You, Lime Cordiale have released a superbly catchy tune off it, “Screw Loose”. It’s a fun tune, as is the accompanying video. The video is a mixture of animation and footage of Oli and Louis Leimbach gallivanting around the Blue Mountains. They’ve even […]

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WATCH: Lime Cordiale play Tait’s 8 as they announce a live music comeback of intimate shows.

July 1, 2020

The iso-wait is over! Gigs are beginning to make a comeback as Lime Cordiale takes the lead with their string of already sold-out gigs being announced at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory. Only there’s one restriction catch: all audience members will be seated in what is set to be a very intimate and possibly bizarre concert […]

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Melbourne: The Drive-In announces Lime Cordiale, Baker Boy, Winston Surfshirt & more for first weeks of shows

June 16, 2020

Our entertainment industry has been one of the hardest hit by social distancing practices, but with restrictions loosening, it’s time to bounce back. Many of our favourite artists have responded with innovation: live-streaming their performances, actively engaging with their fans on Instagram, and even hosting online parties. However, nothing beats going to a gig, feeling […]

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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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Contributor’s Poll: The AU Review’s favourite gigs of 2019

December 30, 2019

In no particular order, we asked our contributors to share their favourite gigs of 2019. Here’s what they had to say about the gigs that stood out for them in 2019: BRUCE BAKER Iggy Pop at Bluesfest (Easter Long Weekend) I’d seen him at the BDO in 2011 and was disappointed. His performance at Bluesfest […]

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Festival Review: Spilt Milk sweats it out in Canberra

November 26, 2019

The first date of Spilt Milk Canberra was a steamy hot day at Canberra’s Commonwealth Park and punters from across the state streamed in and sweated it out with a bevvy of prime acts. With this kind of line up, it was always going to be a massive day – even the opening acts were […]

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Live Review: Lime Cordiale + Micra + Teenage Dads – The Roundhouse, Sydney (21.11.19)

November 24, 2019

Lime Cordiale has caught the attention of international superstars like Post Malone and Dre London, and the hype that that’s garnered is definitely well deserved. These Northern Beaches boys put on one hell of a packed-out, sold out show at Sydney’s Roundhouse on Thursday evening as they continue their mammoth Robbery tour. Warming up the stage […]

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11 Years, 11 Moments: Watch Lime Cordiale, Deep Sea Arcade & More pay tribute to The Beatles for our 4th Birthday

August 22, 2019

Over the coming months, as we celebrate our 11 years online, we’ll be looking back at 11 of our most memorable moments of running this website. We already took you back to a very intimate performance from Ed Sheeran in 2011. Today we move to August 2012, when we celebrated our 4th birthday. While we’d […]

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Interview: Tyne-James Organ (AUS) on his latest single, teasing his EP and his influences.

June 18, 2019

Tyne-James Organ is a Wollongong singer-songwriter who YouTube named as one of their ten ‘Artists To Watch’ for 2019. And rightfully so – this 22-year-old has been making waves online, amassing an impressive YouTube following from uploading stunning covers and collaborating with musicians Allday and Mallrat to name a few. Currently touring around the nation in […]

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Bad Friday Interview: Lime Cordiale (AUS) chat Lime Bikes, creating a festival and hitting the road

April 30, 2019

Sydney-band Lime Cordiale have just treated their Aussie fans to an epic regional tour, topping it all off with a performance at Bad Friday over the Easter long weekend. With their own festival The Squeeze and a European tour on the horizon, we caught up with them to get the low-down on their busy lives. Check out the chat […]

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Photo Gallery: Bad Friday Festival – Marrickville, Sydney (19.04.19)

April 22, 2019

The tenth anniversary edition of Bad Friday went off with a bang in Marrickville on Friday, with a lineup tailor made for lovers of Sydney’s local music scene, with some added international flair mixed through. Photographer Danny Hanssen was there to capture all of the highlights from the day.

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Live Review: Bad Friday Festival proves how vital local festivals are to the music industry

April 22, 2019

Marrickville was turned into a grungy experimental boombox as Bad Friday Festival rolled in. The annual event held each Easter Good Friday was celebrating its 10th anniversary with a killer line-up featuring The Avalanches, DMA’s, Jungle, DZ Deathrays and more. But, importantly in a time where the political climate of live music festivals is souring, […]

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

January 21, 2019

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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Interview: Lime Cordiale chat about new music, hitting the road and Lost Paradise festival

November 2, 2018

Since releasing their first full length album last year, the boys from the Northern Beaches are hitting the ground running. Lime Cordiale have grown a lot since 2012 when it was just brothers Louie and Ollie strumming acoustic guitars. News Flash, they aren’t ready to stop just yet. With plenty of great stuff on the […]

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SXSW Guest Review: Lime Cordiale: Catchy but not catching fire

April 6, 2018

While at SXSW last month, there emerging writers from around the world were invited to head along to watch show featuring an Australian artist. Our final writer, Ryan Rhea, looks back on his experience watching Sydney’s Lime Cordiale for the first time. In a time when too many bands are mere reflections of a trend—pop-era […]

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Amy Shark & Slum Sociable among latest batch of Aussies set to play SXSW

January 15, 2018

SXSW, the world’s biggest music, film and media festival, has announced 500 new artists playing this year’s event. The Austin, Texas based event features musicians from around the globe, and this year features a massive number of Australian and Kiwi artists. ARIA winner Amy Shark heads up the considerable amount of talent from down under, which […]

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Win a double pass to see Lime Cordiale on their national Permanent Vacation tour

November 6, 2017

Lime Cordiale’s have recently released their debut album Permanent Vacation. Three years in the making, brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach have curated a selection of tracks that transverse styles including rock, pop and soul, to draw the listener in and reflect influences from some of Lime Cordiale’s favourite artists to create a colourful record. To […]

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Lime Cordiale (Sydney) on being brothers and bandmates & developing an international profile

June 1, 2017

Lime Cordiale are a musical chimera. With a charming mix of upbeat indie-pop, soulful blues-rock and the occasional brass section, you don’t come across a band like Lime Cordiale often, and when you do, you tell your friends. Beginning with brothers Oliver and Louis Leimbach, Lime Cordiale have spent years cultivating a feel-good, laid-back ethos in the form of […]

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The Griswolds returning home with April & May Australian tour dates

March 6, 2017

The Griswolds are coming home. At least, momentarily. Back in the country a few months ago for a sporadic few shows in the lead up to the release of their sophomore album High Times for Low Lives, the now predominantly US-based Sydneysiders have dropped a national Aussie tour for fans who’ve been dutifully hanging out for […]

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Live Review: Rare Finds’ 1st Birthday ft. Deep Sea Arcade + Lime Cordiale – Oxford Art Factory – Sydney (16.04.16)

April 20, 2016

A number of bands, including Lime Cordiale, Good Boy, Deep Sea Arcade and Lily and the Bellows, took over Oxford Art Factory for Rare Finds‘ first birthday celebration! On the main stage, Lime Cordiale slayed. The band has been on a break from playing live but you wouldn’t have known it, based on their performance. […]

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Win a double pass to Rare Finds’ first birthday in Sydney this weekend!

April 14, 2016

Okay, Sydney music lovers, this is a must-attend event this weekend. Rare Finds have been throwing popular parties via their eponymously named club night for a year now and on Saturday night, they’re turning one! Throwing a huge party at the Oxford Art Factory, the PR agency & label services crew will be hosting one heck […]

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Album Review: Lime Cordiale – Road To Paradise (2015 EP)

December 3, 2015

Since releasing their debut EP three years ago, Sydney’s Lime Cordiale have been synonymous with the Australian summer. Think road trips, rivers and bars in small towns. Their work is nostalgic in a way that particularly appeals to millennials, probably because – as they access the band’s music using the internet – it makes them […]

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Louis Leimbach from Lime Cordiale (Sydney) talks Road To Paradise EP, performing live, cover art and more

October 30, 2015

Sydney’s Lime Cordiale are about to head on the road in support of their forthcoming EP, Road To Paradise. We caught up with band member Louis Leimbach to discuss the band’s new music, tour memories, music videos and more. You’re about to head on tour in support of your new EP, Road to Paradise. How […]

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Lime Cordiale announce Road To Paradise Australian tour

October 8, 2015

Sydney’s Lime Cordiale are about to take their summer jams on the road, announcing an extensive list of gigs in support of their new EP Road to Paradise. The tour will cover thirteen dates across Australia, including appearances at Soundscape Music Festival and Lost Paradise Festival in New South Wales. Tour dates: SAT 7 NOV: […]

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Live Review: Lime Cordiale + Louis London + The Moonlight Cowboys + Tim Fitz – The Standard, Sydney

July 7, 2013

Pop rock connoisseurs Lime Cordiale took over The Standard Friday night for the launch of their single ‘Bullshit Aside’ off pending EP Falling up the Stairs. The Sydney based quartet led by brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach are gaining some well-deserved attention, with their latest release picked up by the good folks over at Triple J. They’ve put out an […]

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