Luca Brasi

Live Review: Download Festival – Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (11.03.19)

March 13, 2019

With the sun pelting down as you walked in, Download Festival was off to a hot one in Melbourne. Luca Brasi helped kick things off, with a set on one of the two main stages. I Prevail were an early highlight, too, as punters piled into the Flemington Racecourse. Eric Vanlerberghe’’s vocals punched through the air and drew a […]

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The 20 Best Australian Albums of 2018 (So Far…)!

July 3, 2018

As we enter July, a stacked second half of 2018 awaits us when it comes to new music and if the first half was anything to go by, music fans are in for a good one. We’ve been poring over some of our favourite homegrown releases of the year so far, from Middle Kids‘ long awaited […]

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Music Video of the Day: Luca Brasi “Let It Slip” (2018)

May 14, 2018

Luca Brasi have a brand new album coming out (yay!) this June in the form of Stay – the band’s fourth album, Luca Brasi are bringing more life experiences into the fold. Their new single “Let It Slip” is another strong release from the band, while the music video – released today – is a sweet little […]

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Luca Brasi head up stomper line up for Perth’s City Limits Festival this March

January 14, 2018

Tassie rockers Luca Brasi are among the massive new lineup announcement for Perth’s City Limits Festival. The festival, now in it’s second year, bills itself as one of the most easy going festivals around, boasting cheap drink prices, plenty of public transport options and a plethora of food stalls and trucks to keep you partying […]

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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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BOAT SHOW, Timberwolf, Ziggy Ramo to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Hills Are Alive

December 5, 2017

South Gippsland drawcard event, The Hills Are Alive, celebrates 10 years in 2017 and the organisers have grouped together a great line up of artists to mark the occasion and bring punters good times next March. The Farm is hosting the likes of BOAT SHOW, Ziggy Ramo, Timberwolf, Alex the Astronaut and more this year, and as co-producer Aidan McLaren has explained […]

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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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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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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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Luca Brasi embarking on their biggest headline tour of Australia yet, this June and July

February 15, 2017

Some of Tassie’s favourite sons will be hitting a stage near you this winter, with Luca Brasi locking in their biggest Aussie headline shows to date for June and July. The boys have already had a blistering start to 2017, with the Laneway Festival well-positioning Luca Brasi as one of the country’s best rock bands, still […]

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Review: The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival brings noise and life to Port Adelaide’s Harts Mill for another summer

February 5, 2017

A refreshed sense of vibrancy? A positive outlook on what’s still to come from artists in our own backyard as well as abroad? This year’s Laneway Festival had a lot going for it this year. In terms of highlights of the 2017 Laneway Festival, let’s start with Adelaide local, Lonelyspeck. Recently welcomed into the TEEF family, Lonelyspeck’s profile […]

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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Brisbane Showgrounds (26.01.17)

January 27, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicked off for another year yesterday, celebrating the public holiday out on the east coast at the Brisbane Showgrounds. With acts including A.B. ORIGINAL, Gang of Youths, Whitney and Tame Impala all taking to stages throughout the day and evening, punters showed up in strong numbers to get around it. Photos by Andrew Wade. [print_gllr […]

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Bad//Dreems join Laneway Festival line up for Adelaide while east coast after parties are announced

January 24, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in Australia this week after a successful run in Singapore last weekend and still, the new announcements are rolling out. First up, for Adelaide fans: Bad//Dreems have been added to your festival down at Port Adelaide, slotting in neatly between White Lung and Luca Brasi on the Spinning Top Stage at 3:10pm. […]

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Festival of the Sun artists rate the Best Albums of 2016!

December 23, 2016

As we reach the end of another year, the question of what has been the best album/s of the 2016 has been thrown around. While up at Festival of the Sun recently, we posed the question to some of the artists backstage. From Mesa Cosa‘s Blood & Brains, Skegss‘ Everyone Is Good At Something, D.D Dumbo‘s Utopia Defeated and A.B. […]

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3rd Annual AU Award Winners Revealed: A.B. Original, Remi, NGAIIRE, Colin Lillie & more come out on top

December 15, 2016

What an absolute trip 2016 has been as we’ve immersed ourselves in incredible live music scenes around the country. We’ve seen some stellar artists emerge from all corners, really making the year their own. As 2016 approaches its final weeks, the Australian industry and its artists have been celebrated in all different forms; from multiple […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been all about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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Inaugural National Live Music Awards celebrate Australia’s best around the country!

November 30, 2016

Overnight, in every Australian capital city, live music was celebrated as part of the inaugural National Live Music Awards. The eight events took place at the same time around the country, with a diverse range of Australian artists being recognised for their efforts on stages at home and abroad. NGAIIRE (pictured) was big winner at […]

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Review: Violent Soho rise to King status as they bring huge tour through Adelaide

November 8, 2016

It’s easy to go on a ‘Remember when Violent Soho played…’ type trip – the fact is that, for many, this band from Mansfield, Brisbane have carved for themselves a special spot in our live music loving, mosh-indulging hearts. Watching them consistently climb with each album release to becoming one of the country’s best known and […]

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Tired Lion to Ocean Alley: 9 Artists to suss ahead of The Plot Festival!

October 25, 2016

Before going to any festival, I like to make a festival playlist to highlight a couple of my must catch acts and also, to pre-game. Anyway, here’s my picks for The Plot Festival! There are some rising goodies, as well as some more obscure and alternate acts for a little mix. TIRED LION I loved […]

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Camp Cope, Gang of Youths & Tkay Maidza rack up nominations for the 2016 National Live Music Awards!

October 10, 2016

The nominees for the National Live Music Awards have been announced around the country today, with 51 categories being unveiled across the board. Winners are to be announced on November 29th at events being run nationally, with both national and state-specific categories being voted on by a judging panel of industry professionals from right around Australia. […]

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The 2017 Laneway Festival line up is here, with Tame Impala, Glass Animals, The Julie Ruin & more confirmed

September 14, 2016

In its 13th year in 2017, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival returns with some names that have graced its stages before breaking out overseas, some names who will be making their Laneway debut and some names that come with a solid whack of international hype backing them. We already knew that A.B. Original and Nick Murphy (FKA Chet Faker) would be on […]

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Alex Lahey, Luca Brasi, The Belligerents, Tash Sultana and more for The Plot 2016!

August 24, 2016

THE PLOT is back for another year, continuing to gain speed as one of the east coast’s best festivals for both emerging talent and some of our favourites. Returning to Parramatta for its third year in 2016, THE PLOT has got a slick little line up raring to go; from indie to hip hop and raucous […]

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Gang of Youths, Seth Sentry, Montaigne & more hitting Port Macquarie for Festival of the Sun!

August 15, 2016

Festival of the Sun returns to Port Macquarie for its 12th year in 2016, bringing with them a strong and brilliantly curated line up of Australian artists for the ride. The ‘Deep Sea Edition’ of FOTSUN this year will be hosting the likes of Gang of Youths, The Smith Street Band, Montaigne, Seth Sentry and more on the North Coast this […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2016…So Far

July 13, 2016

Having tipped the midway point of 2016, we asked our team to look back on what’s been a strong six months of new music releases already. Across the genres, there’ve been some stellar local and international albums dropping and drawing some heated conversation across fandoms. Whether it was in The Drones‘ release of arguably their […]

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Alexisonfire to headline UNIFY 2017

June 22, 2016

What a day for festival announcements… the huge UNIFY festival has followed up with promises of a massive line up for 2017 today with a line up that’s going to have those who’ve already been able to nab a ticket feeling even more smug today, we bet. For everyone else – game on, come June 24th. […]

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Live Review: The Smith Street Band + Luca Brasi + Joelistics – Capitol, Perth (10.06.16)

June 14, 2016

There was a hint of unrest in the lead up to The Smith Street Band’s second show in Perth last Friday night, some slight tension after harsh words were dealt out by frontman Wil Wagner over some unsavoury punters that had the crowd feeling he’d painted Perth with the same brush. Much to the relief […]

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Luca Brasi touring with Moose Blood (UK) and The Hard Aches in August

May 9, 2016

With their new album If This Is All We’re Going To Be now out and reaping in the acclaim, Luca Brasi have today announced a headline tour of their own to precede their national run around the country with The Smith Street Band! The tour will have the band on the road through August, hitting venues right round […]

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Album Review: Luca Brasi – If This Is All We’re Going to Be (2016 LP)

May 2, 2016

Luca Brasi are one of those bands who, when you see them perform live, it’s impossible not to feed off the energy the band generates on stage. The band exudes an ebullient confidence that has been showcased well over their previous two albums and with their latest release, If This is All We’re Going to […]

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Tyler Richardson on developing a strong band dynamic with Luca Brasi with new LP, If This is All We’re Going to Be

April 29, 2016

Luca Brasi bass player and all round legend Tyler Richardson had just received news his band had scored the lucrative ‘Feature Album’ spot on triple j as we’re talking about touring and writing new material. “I busted my fingers up for this Community Cup training session for football,” he explains. “I’ve been a little down and […]

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The Smith Street Band announce Australian tour dates for June!

April 5, 2016

Currently dominating their US tour, the Smith Street Band have announced one final Australian tour promoting their acclaimed Throw Me in the River record, kicking off in June. Joining the boys on the road for this one is an eclectic and incredibly talented line up including Luca Brasi, Joelistics and the Jess Locke Band – all three who will undoubtedly be […]

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