Sam Fender

Splendour In The Grass 2023 Official Sideshows Announced

May 2, 2023

July is going to be busy. As if the prospect of heading to Byron for Splendour in the Grass isn’t enough to get us worked up into a frenzy, the official Splendour in the Grass sideshows have just been announced by Secret Sounds. As with Splendour, there is something there to satisfy all tastes. Rock […]

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Photo Gallery: Sam Fender + HighSchool – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (22.11.22)

November 23, 2022

The Sam Fender tour hit Sydney last night, as the hot ticket in town. The show at the Enmore was sold out, reflecting the popularity of his 2021 album, Seventeen Going Under. Playing for ninety minutes, Sam and his six-piece band were in mighty fine form. There were no signs of tour fatigue. They were […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2021

December 17, 2021

It’s that time of year when our team of music writers and editors get together to count down the 40 best albums of the year. And while this has been no usual year, the quality of music that has been released has been incredibly high. Suffice it to say, this has been a very difficult […]

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Sam Fender

Album of the Week: Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under (2021 LP)

October 7, 2021

You know that meme that’s been around for months now that says ‘tell me x without telling me x’? Well for Sam Fender and his second album Seventeen Going Under, that meme could most definitely be used here in the form of ‘tell me you listened to Bruce Springsteen and The Killers heaps while writing […]

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Aussies Abroad: Alex the Astronaut, Riley Pearce, Tora and more set to play Boardmasters 2020

February 5, 2020

The line-up for Boardmasters 2020 has dropped and it is huge! Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, the Cornish-based festival has dropped a hundred plus strong line-up. Skepta, Kings Of Leon, and The 1975 are amongst the headliners of the three day festival. Joining them will be a handful of some of Australia’s finest too. Indie surf rockers Caravãna Sun will take […]

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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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SXSW Interview: Sam Fender (UK) on starting conversations with his music and Splendour in the Grass rumours

March 25, 2019

One of our favourite artists at the AU over the last year or so has been rising UK star Sam Fender (he even came in at number two on our best track of 2018 list). And though he has yet to come to Australia, earlier this month he made his debut at Australia House at […]

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