The Kooks


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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Festival Review: Groovin The Moo – Hay Park, Bunbury (11.05.13)

May 13, 2019

This year’s run of the Groovin’ the Moo festival came to a close at Bunbury’s Hay Park on Saturday. Though the festival has been running for a couple of years now, this was the first time I’d ventured along, drawn in part by an eclectic line-up of both Australian and international artists. The festival was […]

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Album Review: The Kooks – Let’s Go Sunshine (2018 LP)

August 27, 2018

The Kooks’ 5th Album Let’s Go Sunshine is the perfect accompaniment to the Greatest Hits Tour they’ve just embarked on, modestly named their “Best of Tour.” The Brit band have had a big year, opening for music royalty The Rolling Stones, and in the new year they’ll be rolling in to Beyond the Valley in Lardner […]

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Cardi B and Migos lead NYE lineup for Perth’s Origin Fields

August 20, 2018

Formerly known as Origin NYE, 2018 is the 12th year of the Western Australian festival and a score of changes are planned. As well as a new name, the festival now has a new location and is expanding to a two day music and culture festival with the announcement of their largest lineup to date. […]

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The Kooks have made and impressive return with “No Pressure” & “All The Time”

May 17, 2018

The Kooks surprised fans this morning with the release of two brand new songs in the form of “No Pressure” and “All The Time” – both representing a great return from a British band who has long held a spot in the hearts of many indie fans. Taken from their forthcoming new record Let’s Go Sunshine, […]

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Festival Photos: Falls Downtown (Day Two) – Fremantle (07.01.18)

January 10, 2018

The final night of Falls Downtown brought Run The Jewels, Liam Gallagher, Foster the People and more to Fremantle over the weekend to round out another summer tour for the event – check out Stuart’s shots from the festival, below! [print_gllr id=50885] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music and […]

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Festival Review: Liam Gallagher, Peking Duk & The Kooks provide a fitting close for Falls Byron Bay

January 5, 2018

Entering the last day of Falls Festival Byron Bay, you could sense festival fatigue was starting to hit the masses en masse. The campground was quieter for longer in the morning, the toilet blocks were giving off a lovely earthy odour, and security started to be less hands on than they’d been in the previous […]

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Festival Photos: Falls Festival (Day Three) – Lorne (30.12.17)

January 3, 2018

“As you were,” Liam Gallagher would say. The Oasis legend came to Lorne for this year’s Falls Festival, alongside The Kooks, Jungle, Methyl Ethel and more ahead of New Year’s Eve, bringing huge sets to the Otway Rainforest. Talk about a gear up to the final day and night of 2017! Photos by John Goodridge. [print_gllr id=50502] ———- This […]

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9 Gigs You Can’t Miss This January!

December 18, 2017

January means a new year, when we try to uphold resolutions and prepare for the year ahead. We’ve picked 0 unmissable gigs that will get you partying well into the new year. The xx British indie trio The xx are back in Australia in support of critically acclaimed album I See You. Here the three musicians bring […]

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Here’s where you can find the likes of Liam Gallagher, Run the Jewels and more in the New Year

September 26, 2017

This week, some huge Falls Festival sideshows have been announced, with the likes of Liam Gallagher, Run The Jewels, Jungle and Everything Everything lining up east coast shows of their own while in the country for the New Year’s festival tour. There’s a lot to note down, ticket sale times and such, but we’ve compiled the details you need below – check […]

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‘Your Choice’ becomes key motto as Falls Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2017

August 22, 2017

The beloved Falls Festival turns 25 this year and in its release of the first line up for the summer event tour dropping today, it’s evident that the crew behind Falls are making their silver jubilee one to remember. The international visitors to stages in Lorne, Fremantle, Byron and Marion Bay over New Year’s are largely […]

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Album News Weekly: 25th November 2015

November 25, 2015

In This Issue: It’s all the electronic pop you can handle this week as the warmer weather tempts us into those summer parties. Check out the new releases from the likes of Troye Sivan, Plaitum and Icelandic DJ Airplane and Spaceship, as well as big hitters Coldplay and the jazzy couple of the year Chet […]

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