Tim Rogers

Interview: DOBBY talks about bringing Indigenous hip hop to Europe at Reeperbahn 2019

October 7, 2019

We sat backstage at The Aussie BBQ in Hamburg, Germany last month with Australia’s up-and-coming Indigenous hip hop artist DOBBY to talk about his time in Europe in 2019 and bringing his unique brand of Indigenous Hip Hop to Europe. This is not the first time the talented musician has been to Europe this year, […]

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8 events not to miss at the Brisbane Writers Festival 2018

August 31, 2018

Next week, The Brisbane Writers Festival will be welcomed by the city, taking over the State Library of Queensland precinct from September 6-9th. As always there is a smorgasbord of literary treats to choose from. But fear not! We are here to help you avoid that age old problem of the festival goer with too many […]

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Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day Three) – North Byron Parklands (22.07.18)

July 23, 2018

The third and final day and night of this year’s Splendour in the Grass may have seen the arrival of Kendrick Lamar to the Byron stage, but make no mistake, the highlights were littered throughout Sunday’s program. From Hockey Dad and Tim Rogers rocking out together, to Yungblud‘s shredding spectacular and Ben Howard‘s majesty, Sunday at Splendour was one for the […]

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Jen Cloher, Amy Shark, Gang of Youths & more up for APRA Song of the Year

January 12, 2018

The APRA Song of the Year nominees have been revealed this week, with 20 tunes penned by Australian songwriters up for the main title. With the results being announced in Sydney in April, the APRA Song of the Year has been decided upon by a panel of industry judges, whose task it is to now whittle […]

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The AU Review’s Top Ten Books of 2017

January 8, 2018

Happy New Year everyone. Now we’ve packed away the Christmas decorations and finished the last of the festive treats, we in the book review team at the AU thought it’d be a good time to look back at some of our favourite books of the last year. A veritable smorgasbord of great books were released […]

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Jen Cloher, Alex Lahey, Gang of Youths & more make the longlist for the Australian Music Prize

December 5, 2017

The longlist for the 13th Australian Music Prize has been unveiled, following an official event in Melbourne overnight that saw three of the nominees perform, and a selection of the longlist announced by a line up of special guests. At The National Hotel in Richmond, RocKwiz’s Brian Nankervis and The Jezabels‘ Sam Lockwood hosted the AMP event, that saw Jen […]

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Interview: Justine Clarke on her new children’s television show & album release

November 15, 2017

Justine Clarke is a legend of Australian stage, screen and music. She began her career at age seven and has since spent three decades working in the industry. Most recently you may have seen her in the miniseries Hoges or as Diane in the 2016 film Red Dog: True Blue. Now she’s about to release […]

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Book Review: Detours is a rock memoir celebrating Mr Tim Rogers’ storytelling prowess, wit & wisdom

October 21, 2017

As any self-respecting You Am I fan knows, Tim Rogers can spin a yarn or ten. What they may not realise is that this legendary songwriter, artist, and musician has also achieved this in a book format, without the need for a guitar, mic-stand or a drink. Okay, maybe he did need the latter. His debut […]

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The Age Music Victoria Awards open public voting as 2017 nominees are unveiled

October 13, 2017

The Age Music Victoria Awards are set to take place at 170 Russell in Melbourne on November 22nd as part of this year’s Melbourne Music Week, celebrating 12 years of recognising Victorian musicians and venues continuing to put their city on the map as a thriving artistic hub. Today, the nominees have been announced, with the […]

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Hoodoo Gurus and Violent Femmes teaming up for unmissable A Day on the Green gigs

December 12, 2016

A Day On The Green have really been smashing it out the park recently, bringing the likes of Garbage and The Temper Trap through to wineries around the country recently, while Blondie and more are still to come. Most recently, two epic ADOTG shows have been set up for All Saints Estate in Victoria and Annie’s […]

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Tim Rogers, Zan Rowe, Tony Mott & more added to 2017 Rock & Roll Writers Festival

December 1, 2016

The Rock & Roll Writers Festival has unveiled its second guest announcement for the 2017 event today, adding a group of musicians, authors, radio personalities, journalists, photographers and editors to the line up already boasting the likes of Mike Noga, Cash Savage, Hugo Race and Nick Earls. Leading this morning’s line up is Tim Rogers, author Kirsty Eagar, Rolling Stone Australia‘s Rod Yates, triple j’s Zan Rowe and […]

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Bowie tribute, Paul Kelly, Lisa Gerrard & more on Melbourne Festival music line up!

August 3, 2016

The Contemporary Music program of this year’s Melbourne Festival has been unveiled – another exciting and diverse range of shows pulled together to whet the appetites of music fans this October. Among the headline performances is a special tribute to David Bowie in David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed, featuring iOTA, Tim Rogers, Steve Kilbey, Adalita and Deborah Conway, backed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. […]

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Falls Festival founder Simon Daly to bring new three-day music and arts festival to Weribee Mansion

June 1, 2016

Founder of Falls Festival has went and brought another three-day* festival into the Australian market, securing Melbourne’s Victorian era Weribee Mansion for The Lost Lands. Over the Melbourne Cup weekend (Oct 29 to 30*), this new all-ages festival will be driven by a local and international line-up of some very reliable bands and musicians, spread […]

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Sydney Opera House to honour the late David Bowie with Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 4, 2016

Following the death of one of the world’s most celebrated music legends, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be paying tribute to David Bowie at the Sydney Opera House. David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed will unfold over two nights only, May 19 and 21 at 8pm, with the likes of iOTA, Tim Rogers, Steve Kilbey, Deborah […]

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Courtney Barnett takes out J Award for Australian Album of the Year!

November 19, 2015

Courtney Barnett has just taken out Australian Album of the Year at the J Awards, with the acclaimed Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit claiming yet another accolade for 2015. The album was up against releases from the likes of Tame Impala and Gang of Youths and currently has Barnett continuously […]

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Gang of Youths, Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala among J Award nominees for 2015!

November 1, 2015

It’s officially Ausmusic Month again and this morning, Triple J have announced the nominees up for various J Awards this year. Of course, some incredibly talented musicians have been recognised for Australian Album of the Year, Unearthed Artist of the Year, Double J Artist of the Year and Australian Music Video of the Year awards […]

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Live Review: Tim Rogers + Catherine Britt – The Darwin Railway Sports and Social Club (05.09.12)

September 7, 2012

The first time I speak to Tim Rogers on the phone, he’s delightful; the dream interviewee. Upbeat and charming, he calls me ma’am a lot and answers discursively; seguing smoothly from the book he’s reading about Russian poetry, to baseball and a conversation he recently had with his ex-wife about the Irish-Jewish tradition of mourning, […]

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