Marlon Williams

Photo Gallery: Paul Kelly – Making Gravy – The Domain, Sydney (14.12.19)

December 16, 2019

Paul Kelly and friends enriched our lives again at the Domain in Sydney, for the latest edition of Making Gravy. It was a quality line-up, with Thelma Plum, Kate Miller-Heidke, Marlon Williams and Courtney Barnett lighting up the stage. This event is the pre-cursor to Christmas in Sydney, with Paul Kelly giving us an uplifting […]

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All aboard as Paul Kelly’s Making Gravy train pulls into Sydney

December 16, 2019

It’s a pretty amazing thing to see an artist who’s been around for 35 years continually reinvent themselves while managing to engage both the newest and oldest of fans. Returning for the third year of his Making Gravy tour, Paul Kelly brought along a heap of musical friends to well and truly welcome in the […]

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Making Gravy is back again and the recipe is just as strong in 2019

October 2, 2019

As we head into the final quarter of 2019, people are quickly turning their attention to what they’ll be doing in the weeks leading up to the Christmas and New Years period. Days will be longer, diets will go out the window and a lot of people will spend the period catching some killer live […]

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Live Review: Florence & The Machine + Jack River + Marlon Williams – The Domain, Sydney (26.01.19)

January 29, 2019

Florence + The Machine played to nearly thirty thousand people at Sydney’s The Domain this past weekend, and if you’re going to take anything away from this review let it be this: Florence Welch is so much better than all of us, in every facet possible. There’s no two ways about it. It’s as simple […]

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Live Review: Lost Picnic’s Melbourne debut sizzled with great weather & a fun family atmosphere

October 10, 2018

The first iteration of Lost Picnic in Melbourne was greeted by a sunny day throughout Sunday afternoon in Flemington. The festival, cultivated around the idea of a loungey picnic with friends, good music and tasty food, would have been seen as a veritable success as thousands poured through the gates to enjoy the day. The […]

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Photo Gallery: Lost Picnic ft. Tash Sultana + Meg Mac and more – The Nursery at Flemington, Melbourne (07.10.18)

October 9, 2018

The first ever Melbourne Lost Picnic was held at The Nursery at Flemington on October 7th, featuring the likes of Tash Sultana, Meg Mac, Marlon Williams, Odette, Big Words and the Hot Potato Band. Daniel Hanssen was there and brings us back these photos. And don’t miss the next event on 13th October in Sydney’s Domain! For […]

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Watch Marlon Williams and The Pou Tiriao Singers elevate “Make Way For Love”

July 6, 2018

After enjoying a completely sold out Australian tour, announcing his return to the east coast for October’s Lost Picnic festivals and revealing a summer run supporting Florence + The Machine, Marlon Williams simply isn’t stopping. With his sophomore record Make Way For Love continuing to impress internationally too, the crooner recently had time to head back to New Zealand, […]

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7 Artists you do not want to miss at Dark Mofo

May 16, 2018

Tasmania’s annual winter festival Dark Mofo is back for another year, and with another year comes another batch of amazing artists. But if you’re not sure who to see, don’t fret. We’ve selected seven artists to look out for over this 10-day festival. St. Vincent This isn’t the first time the American singer-songwriter has played in […]

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Live Review: Marlon Williams captivates a crowd of thousands at triumphant Melbourne homecoming show

May 14, 2018

There’s something slightly bittersweet and admittedly selfish about seeing an artist you already know is going to be embraced by the rest of the world to the point where the intimate venue show would soon be a thing of the past. No doubt this what many of us in Melbourne were thinking when we saw Marlon Williams […]

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Interview: Marlon Williams talks moving on with Make Way For Love

February 6, 2018

Should you have been lucky enough to see Marlon Williams back in Australia near the end of 2017, you’ll have been some of the first to hear his new material brought to the live stage. It’s been a long awaited debut of new music, no doubt for the artist and fans alike and with only a […]

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Marlon Williams unveils Make Way For Love and 2018 tour dates

November 9, 2017

The long awaited sophomore album from Marlon Williams is officially on its way, with the Kiwi musician revealing more details on his forthcoming new music today. The follow up to his acclaimed self-titled debut comes in the form of Make Way For Love, due for release via Caroline Australia on February 16th. Along with news of Make Way […]

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12 gigs you can’t miss in November around Australia

October 30, 2017

As the end of 2017 draws ever closer, the Australian live music calendar continues to thrive confidently. A jam packed two months of shows lay ahead from our favourite locals and visitors, check out just a selection of them below. Marlon Williams  Come November, Marlon Williams will play his first headline tour in over a […]

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Gang of Youths, Marlon Williams, Brightness & more feature on SXSW Music line up for 2018

October 11, 2017

The first line up for next year’s SXSW music festival dropped in the early hours, unveiling an impressive list of global names set to be performing in and around Austin, Texas, from March 12th – 18th. Returning names include the likes of Shamir, Marlon Williams and Milk & Bone, while the Australian contingent boasts some of our favourite established and […]

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The Shins set to return to Australia for December’s Fairgrounds Festival

August 17, 2017

Steel your indie loving hearts, because this year’s Fairgrounds Festival is about to take ’em on a ride this December as the country NSW festival welcomes The Shins back to Australia along with a stellar line up of artist for an unforgettable weekend in Berry. On December 8th & 9th, punters can catch The Shins with the […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (14th August 2017)

August 14, 2017

Welcome back! How was your week? Fantastic? Excellent. Miss all the best new releases? Don’t fret. Dive into this week’s Spotify playlist boasting a hypnotic cut from Nosaj Thing’s new album, a funky new release from Mojo Juju and a swing-dance tribute about vampires by Marlon Williams, plus plenty more. ———- This content has recently been […]

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Music Video of the Day: Marlon Williams “Vampire Again” (2017)

August 9, 2017

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from/seen one Marlon Williams but today, that wait is over, with the release of his new single, “Vampire Again”. The song has been a part of Williams’ live set for a while now but regardless, its release marks the first sign of new material since his acclaimed self-titled […]

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Five Albums You Should Be Listening To This Week (#006)

May 16, 2017

This week, we showcases impressive and memorable releases from the likes of Marlon Williams, Nothing But Thieves, Laura Marling, Acceptance and Boy & Bear. A diverse bunch of albums primed and ready to revisit – hit play! LAURA MARLING – I Speak Because I Can (2010) By Jack Cain This album is the bible of being a woman, which is something I […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin and Alex Cameron among artists announced for Pickathon 2017

January 25, 2017

The Pickathon Festival is taking place on the Pendarvis Farm in Oregon’s Happy Valley this August, headlined by Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires and featuring the likes of Dinosaur Jr., Ty Segall and Dungen. Among the American greats are some notable inclusions from Australia and New Zealand, with Marlon Williams, Alex Cameron and Julia Jacklin […]

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Review: The Falls Music & Arts Festival stands strong amid a jam-packed Australian festival season

January 3, 2017

There was something different about the Falls Music & Arts Festival in 2016. Even now, a few days on from New Year’s Eve, I can’t put my finger on it. Following the Victorian event’s temporary relocation to Mt. Duneed Estate last year, we returned to the hallowed and lush surrounds of the Great Otway National Park in Lorne and […]

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Marlon Williams (NZ) talks new music, international attention & celebrating his birthday at the Falls Festival

September 5, 2016

Trying to snag some of Marlon Williams’ time off road this year been a bit of a task. For the Lyttleton native with the voice that has captivated audiences around the world, his tour schedule has gone from an album tour here and there in Australia, to a full blown foray into the international scene. […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin announces mammoth North American & European World Tour

June 22, 2016

This has been an incredible year for Aussie musician Julia Jacklin, who has not stopped touring the globe since the beginning of the year, taking in SXSW in the US and The Great Escape in Brighton, England, bookended by what were her first interstate Australian shows in January, and a sold out tour at home […]

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Watch Marlon Williams perform on Later…With Jools Holland

May 5, 2016

Marlon Williams has had a busy 2016 so far – from impressing Americans at SXSW to touring through Europe with Sam Beam of Iron & Wine and Jesca Hoop, the Kiwi songwriter has been raking in the international acclaim as his name continues to be one of the buzz names at the minute. Currently spending some time off the road before the next […]

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Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

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Quarter Street, Marlon Williams and John Grant light up day 4 of WOMADELAIDE

March 14, 2016

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better (or hotter), WOMADeladie 2016 served up a mind-bending day 4 lineup on Monday. At 2pm, with sun blazing and people sweating from places that can’t be mentioned in this publication, Quarter Street took to Stage 2 to Latinise proceedings. Heat, humidity and more salsa dancing than […]

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Editor’s Picks: 10 Unmissable Artists at SXSW Music 2016!

March 11, 2016

My favourite thing about SXSW (aside from the cheap pizza and cheaper alcohol, where you can find it) undoubtedly, is the discovery of new music. It sounds like such a generalisation and for an event the sheer size of SXSW, it can be hard to figure out how to establish an approach to the festival with a) […]

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Sounds Australia unveils both Sound Gallery & Aussie BBQ line ups for SXSW!

March 2, 2016

The Sounds Australia crew have today released details of their official SXSW events, including the always popular Aussie BBQ. The full artist line ups for the Aussie BBQ and two Sound Gallery Showcases have been unveiled, with 30 Australian acts set to perform. The Aussie BBQ celebrates its 13th year at SXSW in 2016 and […]

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Culture Collide unveils the first of five SXSW events, featuring Sun Kil Moon, Marlon Williams & more!

February 17, 2016

Culture Collide have always remained at the head of the pack when it comes to putting on SXSW parties to be remembered and it’s looking like 2016 will be no different. Over 150 bands and presenters will be involved in their program for SXSW Music this year and as of today, Culture Collide have begun […]

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The Best Gigs of 2015: AU Editor’s Picks

January 12, 2016

Last week we published our contributors’ picks for the best gigs of 2015, bringing up memories of some diverse, amazing shows by local and international artists alike. Below we’ve got some memories from our editors from the year past, taking in shows both in Australia and abroad. Roll on 2016… Sosefina Fuamoli #1 Gig of […]

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Darren Hanlon, Moses Gunn Collective, Gang of Youths, Mathas included in final AMP album longlist!

January 12, 2016

The 11th Australian Music Prize (AMP) has today announced the final additions to its longlist for its award this year, with 56 albums being given the greenlight by its panel of judges. It’s been a tough process for the judges this year, sorting through the multitude of submissions from Australian artists but as the final […]

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Live Review: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders + Ben Salter – The Gov, Adelaide (03.12.15)

December 7, 2015

There have been few performers I’ve seen this year who have made an impact in the way Marlon Williams has. His show at The Gov on Thursday night marked only the second time I’ve seen him perform but still, I felt like I was witnessing his talent for the first time – there’s so much […]

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