Review and Photo Gallery: Harvest Rock II showcases global music and regional Adelaide food and wine

The second instalment of Harvest Rock is back in the Adelaide parklands, bigger and better than even the first. After last year’s wet weather, the event organisers ensured plenty of astroturf would keep the mud away if it did rain. Luckily, this weekend we were blessed with glorious weather after a brief early shower at…

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The five most pleasant surprises on the Splendour in the Grass lineup

Splendour in the Grass dominated music news this week with the unveil of their 2019 line-up, which is headlined by millennial hip hop heroes Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino, as well as world-conquering Aussies Tame Impala and Top Dawg Entertainment crooner SZA. Not just on-trend, it’s exciting as hell. But as always, Splendour is…

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Santigold opens up about balancing tour life with motherhood & an over-saturated music industry

Santigold returns to Australia this month after a long time away and man, have some things changed for Santi White in the interim. Since 2012’s Master of My Make-Believe came out and saw Santigold up her live show game even more around the world, she’s since followed it up with this year with the release of 99¢. With her…

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part Three – 50 to 26

And this week in our countdown of the 101 Greatest Songs of All Time, we reach the illustrious Top 50, as voted by our contributors. Where last week, we saw some classic compositions by some of pop and rock music’s legends mix in with the likes of Sia and Gotye, this week sees some iconic musical gifts from Bowie, The…

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James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jake Bugg & more announce Splendour sideshows!

Splendour in the Grass fans who missed out on tickets yesterday (gathering that was many of you…) now have a second chance to grab tickets to see their favourite Byron Bay bound festival acts, with the first round of official sideshows being announced! The likes of James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jack Garratt and Jake Bugg join the list…

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

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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