The Rolling Stones

Book Review: Stoned by Jo Wood captures a unique time and a side to the Stones that’s rarely seen

December 23, 2019

Stoned, is a collection of images that have never been seen before by the general public. Consisting of over five hundred photographs, notes, artwork, newspaper clippings and other ephemera put together by Jo Wood documenting life behind the scenes of The Rolling Stones. Photographer and hoarder (thankfully) Jo Wood has kept thousands of polaroids and […]

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Review: Not only did the Californian festival Desert Trip showcase history, but it created its own too

October 24, 2016

Some of history’s greatest bands took over the Californian desert last weekend. Classic tunes, epic productions and moonlight bliss created something special for the history books. HOW THE FESTIVAL WORKED Six acts: Bob Dylan + The Rolling Stones (Friday), Neil Young + Paul McCartney (Saturday), The Who + Roger Waters (Sunday), played over three days on […]

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Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones throw in a few more greatest hits to kick off Desert Trip weekend 2

October 15, 2016

The second weekend of Desert Trip – aka “Oldchella” – has kicked off in India, California, on the site of the iconic Coachella music festival. The first night, as it did last weekend, kicked off with recent Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan and iconic UK group The Rolling Stones. Bob Dylan played a largely unchanged […]

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Five reasons we wish we were at Desert Trip (aka “Oldchella”) this past weekend

October 11, 2016

Last weekend saw the first weekend of the highly anticipated classic rock wet-dream that is Desert Trip. You may also know it by it’s popular colloquial name – “Oldchella”. Here are the top five reasons that we are drooling at the mouth ahead of being on the ground for Weekend Two! Money talks After years […]

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

May 31, 2016

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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Desert Trip Festival confirmed: The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan & more to appear

May 3, 2016

Recently, when there were reports of a ‘mega festival’ featuring some of rock and roll’s most beloved names (think: The Stones, Paul McCartney, The Who…) swirling, it seemed to good to be true. Well, doubters, think again: the Desert Trip Festival has been officially announced and it’s coming out of the gates blazing with some MASSIVE names. […]

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St. Vincent covers The Rolling Stones’ “Emotional Rescue” for A Bigger Splash Soundtrack

February 18, 2016

It’s been announced that American musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, St. Vincent will cover The Rolling Stones 1980s track, “Emotional Rescue” for the soundtrack of Luca Guadagnino’s film, A Bigger Splash, which will be available in Australian cinemas March 24. The cast of the film includes Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnston and Matthias Schoenaerts which is a sensuous portrayal […]

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Live Review: The Rolling Stones – Perth Arena (29.10.14)

October 31, 2014

With almost twenty years since their last Perth show, and 7 months since the postponement of their Australian tour in the wake of the sudden death of L’Wren Scott, The Rolling Stones showed on Wednesday night that not only do good things come to those who wait, and that they were more than worth the […]

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the ARTS review: what’s happening in the world of arts & film – issue 014

April 17, 2012

Welcome to issue 14 of the AU review’s ARTS review, our weekly peek into what is going on in the world of Art and Film. In this issue A look at iconic images of the Stones, traveling Roy Lichtenstein exhibition direct from the National Gallery of Australia, war and peace on display at the QUT […]

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