Live Review: Solange transcends at historic Sydney Opera House show

January 31, 2020

Although she may have cut her planned quad-run at the Sydney Opera House in half, citing health issues, Houston artist Solange was very much in fine-form as she danced across the Concert Hall last night. The first of two shows (the final one being tonight), Solange and her impeccable band managed to perfectly capture the […]

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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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Vivid Live Review: Solange opens Sydney Opera House season with show bursting with bold honesty

June 2, 2018

Solange didn’t know if she’d make it to Sydney for her run of Vivid shows. Standing atop the stairs set up in the middle of the Opera House’s Concert Hall, she walked back and forth while telling the sold out crowd that there was a moment back in October where she seriously thought performing would be a […]

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Top 8 Artists to watch out for at Vivid 2018

May 1, 2018

Sydney’s annual lights, music and ideas show is back for another winter, and as Vivid celebrates its 10th year in the making, we delve into some of our top picks for artists to look out for this year. Ice Cube One of the founding fathers of gangsta rap will be performing for four nights only […]

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Solange, Ice Cube, Cat Power and more flesh out a vibrant Vivid LIVE program

March 20, 2018

It’s going to be another massive few weeks in Sydney this winter, when the Harbour City comes alive for Vivid LIVE. We already knew R&B goddess Solange would be touching down exclusive Australian shows this year, but with the official program being released, we’re most definitely hyped for what’s to come. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, […]

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9 artists who prove FYF’s worth as an unmissable international festival

July 21, 2017

This weekend in Los Angeles, one of 2017’s best line ups descends on Exposition Park –  FYF Festival. The festival has grown considerably since its debut in 2006, the then branded F*CK YEAH FEST. From hosting the likes of The Bronx and The Black Lips in that first year, to expanding to take in more genres in showcasing […]

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Tash Sultana, Middle Kids, Alison Wonderland to join Jay Z & The Killers at Austin City Limits 2017

May 5, 2017

Only hours ago, Jay Z was squeezed onto the Austin City Limits festival line up ahead of the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers and sis-in-law Solange – an exciting return from the New York King who is currently popping up on a few huge stages throughout the year. Of course, ACL is a huge drawcard for […]

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Julia Jacklin and Royal Headache joining Frank Ocean and A Tribe Called Quest at FYF Fest

April 6, 2017

This is one festival line up we are gagging for this winter – FYF Fest in Los Angeles. The July weekender this year sees the likes of Missy Elliott, Frank Ocean, Thundercat, Björk and A Tribe Called Quest take to Exposition Park and man, when you take a look further down the line up, the quality of artists is just stellar across […]

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Solange headlines the first day of YouTube’s residency at the Coppertank for SXSW

March 16, 2017

Saint Heron descended upon the Coppertank for SXSW 2017, with Solange herself performing a brilliant headline set to mark the first day of YouTube’s programming. Joining the Saint Heron queen on stage throughout the day were some of 2017’s buzz names including Aminé, JAIN, James Hersey and Earthgang – sticking to YouTube’s directive of spotlighting some of […]

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Solange, Jidenna, Middle Kids and more announced for SXSW’s YouTube showcases

March 10, 2017

YouTube has announced their massive plans for the South by Southwest Conference, expanding to their largest SXSW present to date. What’s set to be one of the absolute highlights of their SXSW events will be their return to downtown Austin’s Coppertank, where YouTube will host a major three-day showcase. The showcase is set to feature […]

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Aussies Abroad: Flume, Jagwar Ma, Vance Joy join Canada’s iconic WayHome Festival bill

February 28, 2017

The WayHome Music and Arts Festival takes place in Ontario, Canada for another year this July, bringing with it a stellar list of international artists set to perform. Headlined by the likes of Imagine Dragons, Frank Ocean, Solange and The Shins, WayHome has curated a festival touching on various genres for campers and visitors alike. Aussies featured on the line up […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 17, 2017

You may have been keeping up with our recent ‘Best of 2016’ series over the last week and as we get stuck into a year of new music, we take a final look back at the songs that made our year. Throwing voting open to our contributors, we’ve compiled 40 of the best songs that […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 12, 2017

Top 20’s are always hard to pull together. As we saw with the first part of our Best Albums of 2016 countdown, the list was looking to be a varied one, with records from bands including Descendents, The Hotelier, Julia Jacklin and NO ZU all making the cut. As we look to the Top 20 records (as voted by our […]

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Album Review: Solange – A Seat At The Table (2016 LP)

October 5, 2016

Solange Knowles‘ A Seat At The Table may very well be the album that brings the artist to breakthrough-levels of success but for those who have been following her music for the last few years, this 21-track epic is the result of a creative talent that has been thriving and developing outside the mainstream for quite some time. […]

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Solange unveils music videos for “Don’t Touch My Hair” and “Cranes In The Sky” from A Seat At The Table

October 3, 2016

Last Friday, Solange released her highly anticipated new album, A Seat At The Table. The 21 track record, accompanied by an e-book, has already been reaping in the praise and today, she’s shared two official music videos to bolster the great vibes surrounding the follow up to 2012’s True. The music videos, co-directed by Solange and her husband, […]

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