Omar Musa

The AU’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021: Oct – Dec

October 5, 2021

2021 is coming into the final stretch, the final quarter, and with that comes more books – all vying for the Christmas market. It’s 81days to go, if you were curious.  So we’re back for our final instalment of our AU’s Most Anticipated Reads feature for this year. Though we’ll be back just before Christmas […]

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BIRDZ and Omar Musa joining forces for the ‘Voodoo Laksa Tour’

January 29, 2018

Hip Hop powerhouses BIRDZ and Omar Musa have announced their joint “Voodoo Laksa” tour, hitting Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Darwin. Northern Territory raised rapper BIRDZ made waves with his debut album Train of Thought, which didn’t shy away from the political. BIRDZ is known for raw, honest lyrics, and none of his releases demonstrate this better […]

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The AU Review’s Top Ten Books of 2017

January 8, 2018

Happy New Year everyone. Now we’ve packed away the Christmas decorations and finished the last of the festive treats, we in the book review team at the AU thought it’d be a good time to look back at some of our favourite books of the last year. A veritable smorgasbord of great books were released […]

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Best New Music Mondays ft. Jack River, Pataphysics & more (November 27th)

November 27, 2017

Whether you’re into some hard hitting rhymes coming from Omar Musa, intricate production style from Melbourne’s Pataphysics or some glorious new material from Jack River and Walken, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our new playlist and start adding to your own with these choice cuts from Australia and abroad.   ———- This content has recently been […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Omar Musa ft. Tasman Keith “Assimilate” (2017)

November 17, 2017

Omar Musa has added another impressive piece of art to his continuously growing and thriving body of work stemming from his endeavours as both author and songwriter. “Assimilate” is the new single from Musa’s new album Since Ali Died, and comes as another powerful statement piece from the Queanbeyan lyricist and musician. Bringing one of our […]

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Five Books You Need To Read This Month: April

April 18, 2017

Easter has come and gone for another year. Hopefully you’ve all eaten your fill of chocolate and hot cross buns. Now it’s time to gorge yourself on some new books, and April is proving to be a fantastic month for great new reads. There’s plenty to choose from this month, but here are the five […]

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8 Things not to miss at the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival

February 8, 2017

With the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival kicking off in just a matter of days, we’ve run through the artsy smorgasbord that is this year’s program, and are bringing you our tips on what not to miss in the coming weeks. So these are 8 things we think you shouldn’t miss over the course of […]

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Perth International Arts Festival presents “art without borders” in their 2017 program

November 3, 2016

Themes of migration, reconciliation, accessibility and empathy form the heart of Perth International Arts Festival’s 2017 programming. Over the course of 24 days, from Feb 10th to March 5th, Perth will play host to over 700 artists from around the world, to 11 Australian exclusives and to 5 World premieres, all to better understand and […]

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Live Review: Horrorshow + B Wise – The Gov, Adelaide (23.10.16)

October 26, 2016

Horrorshow have always been welcomed with open arms by their loyal Adelaide crowd and it was no different this time around, with a whole lot of familiar faces flocking to The Gov despite it being a chilly Sunday night. It might have something to do with the fact that it’s been a minute since Horrorshow were […]

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Music Video of the Day: Horrorshow ft. B Wise and Omar Musa “Right Here” (2016)

October 25, 2016

Horrorshow have been on the road with their catchy as hell tune “If You Know What I Mean”, not to mention their whole swag of music that has drawn in thousands of Australian hip hop fans around the country over the last few years. What’s been particularly great about watching this tour roll out, has been […]

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Live Review: L-Fresh The Lion + Omar Musa + Sukhjit – The Odd Fellow, Fremantle (27.08.16)

August 30, 2016

Despite the dreary winter weather still clinging to WA, people flocked to the basement of The Odd Fellow in Fremantle on Saturday night to soak up the positive vibes as it transformed into an electric den of energy under performances from L-Fresh the Lion’s Become Tour. Sparking with pointedly political verse, heavy beats and 100% […]

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Omar Musa opens up on his new EP, Dead Centre, and his return to music after time out of the hip hop scene

August 5, 2016

Omar Musa releases his new EP Dead Centre today, off the back of much excitement surrounding the Queanbeyan artist’s step back into the music realm after touring Australia and overseas with his acclaimed debut novel, Here Come the Dogs. A wordsmith with a razor sharp approach to the creation and execution of his art, Musa’s new music […]

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Exclusive Album Stream: Omar Musa – Dead Centre (2016 EP)

August 4, 2016

Omar Musa has been wearing many hats recently; the poet and author has been touring  through the US, Asia, South America, Europe and across Australia with his debut novel Here Come The Dogs – a poignant and acclaimed piece of work that has seen him reach a wider audience. Now, he’s donned his musician hat, bringing […]

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Album News Weekly: 15th July 2016

July 15, 2016

In this Issue: Parkway Drive release deluxe version of Ire, Omar Musa announces new EP, Beach Slang announce A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings, Agnes Obel is set to release Citizen of Glass in October & more! PARKWAY DRIVE Parkway Drive today release the special deluxe edition of their album Ire, including new single “Devil’s […]

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L-FRESH THE LION heading out on extensive Become album tour

July 11, 2016

It’s no secret how much we love L-FRESH THE LION. His recent shows with Urthboy around the country have brought the Sydney rapper to the attention of many more first-timers who’d yet to see his electrifying live shows and now, we’ve got the exciting prospect of his own headline tour to look forward to! Out on […]

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