Perfume Genius

The AU Review’s 20 best albums of 2020 (so far…)

June 25, 2020

2020 has surely been a weird year, and you’d be forgiven for being a bit taken aback when we remind you that we’re halfway through it already. Since at least mid-March, many have largely been in lockdown, economies have threatened collapse, bushfires have devastated, systemic racism has been confronted head-on, and we have been rightfully […]

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Review: Perfume Genius lights up Sydney’s Factory Theatre to help kick off Mardi Gras Weekend

March 5, 2018

The beautiful, shoe gaze sounds and oft angelic voice of Totally Mild opened proceedings on Friday night at Sydney’s Factory Theatre after Lonelyspeck. They were there in support of Perfume Genius, who was making his first visit to our shores since the release of his critically acclaimed album No Shape. The timing felt quite appropriate, […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2017

December 22, 2017

This week, we brought you an end of year list detailing some special Australian albums released this year, the Top 20 in fact, that have made their mark. With Gang of Youths‘ Go Farther in Lightness taking the Number One spot, and the likes of Jen Cloher, Ecca Vandal, Winston Surfshirt and more also featuring prominently, we revisited some of […]

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Perfume Genius, Art vs Science take to The Adelaide Festival’s Palais series in 2018

December 7, 2017

After enjoying huge successes this year, The Palais will be returning to the Adelaide Festival in 2018 with some acclaimed international and Australian musicians on hand to ensure that punters can have some unforgettable nights out on the Adelaide Riverbank. Building upon the calibre of artists set in 2017, the Palais’ live music line up for […]

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Chevron Gardens concert series returns to Perth Festival

November 12, 2017

The Perth International Arts Festival has announced the return of massive concert series Chevron Gardens at Elizabeth Quay, with dozens of local and international acts bringing the bangers to the west. The massive lineup includes UK Grime king Dizzee Rascal, Aussie rappers A.B Original and Seattle innovator Perfume Genius. The three week long party will […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

July 4, 2017

Shockingly, we find ourselves in the second half of 2017 already. In terms of new music, we’ve been hit with some heavy releases from some of pop music’s biggest names, while some of our favourite Australian artists have come out swinging with impressive album and EP releases all their own. As the first week of […]

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Perfume Genius returns with new single from forthcoming album, No Shape, out May 5th

March 30, 2017

Perfume Genius, the enigmatic musical/art project by Mike Hadreas, has announced his fourth studio album No Shape will be released May 5th on Matador Records. It’s been a patient wait since his breakthrough release Too Bright (2014) which created an instant impression for Perfume Genius as a voice that conducts the world’s first art-pop church music. […]

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Single of the Day: Perfume Genius “Slip Away” (2017)

March 23, 2017

We’re still a little ways off from the new Perfume Genius album, No Shape, being released but thankfully, we’ve been gifted a new single to hold on to in the meantime – “Slip Away”. Produced by Blake Mills in LA, the album is out on May 5th, and looks to be a more than fitting follow up to […]

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