Michael Kiwanuka

The 40 Best Albums of 2019

December 18, 2019

It’s time for the AU review’s annual list of the best albums from Australia and the rest of the world for 2019. Across this list, we take you through a wide range of genres, with music that represents the exciting, vibrant time of music right now. It’s fair to say that there are some notable […]

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Mumford and Sons announce 2019 Australian album tour

October 5, 2018

British folk rock band Mumford and Sons are coming back to Australia, and it couldn’t come at a better time. Nearly four years after the release of their ARIA chart topping album Wilder Mind the boys are releasing a new album Delta on November 16th; and die-hard Australian fans will be amongst the first to […]

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Michael Kiwanuka announces Sydney and Melbourne headline shows for April!

October 11, 2016

Michael Kiwanuka stunned crowds at Splendour this year with cuts from his acclaimed new album Love & Hate, so we’re stoked to see he’s going to be returning for Bluesfest next year! This week, the Londoner announced a couple of exclusive sideshows to accompany his April trip Down Under, with Melbourne and Sydney scoring some dates […]

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Mary J. Blige and Corinne Bailey Rae lead strong second artist reveal for Bluesfest 2017

September 22, 2016

Thank you, Bluesfest lords. The second announcement for the 2017 event is here, with some of our favourite internationals set to come through Byron Bay for some special shows over the Easter weekend. Mary J. Blige, Michael Kiwanuka, Corinne Bailey Rae and more have been announced today on the Bluesfest bill, as tickets for the multi-day festival continue to […]

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16 fresh tunes by Splendour in the Grass artists you must listen to ahead of the weekend!

July 20, 2016

The Splendour in the Grass party kicks off tomorrow – if you’re staying in Brisbane for the party at The Triffid or if you’re getting to Byron in time for the huge official shindig at The Northern, there’s going to be a solid chance you’re going to enter the actual festival already on a high. For the rest […]

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Album News Weekly: 27th May 2016

May 27, 2016

In This Issue: A wide range of fresh tunes this week from electro to thrasher, broaden your ear drums and enjoy! FLUME After writing in hotel rooms, aeroplanes, trains, taxis and tour vans, Flume’s album Skin is available today via Future Classic! FUJIYA & MIYAGI Brighton based outfit Fujiya & Miyagi will be releases new music in EP […]

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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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Live Review: Michael Kiwanuka + Ainslie Wills – St Stephen’s Uniting Church Sydney (27.03.13)

March 28, 2013

British soul-singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka was hailed by the BBC as the winner of the BBC Sound in 2012. With his no nonsense, simplified approach to good music, showcasing it in such a beautiful hallowed establishment was sure to be a magical experience.

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