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Photo Gallery: You Am I + Andy Golledge Band – Factory Theatre, Sydney (19.05.21)

May 20, 2021

You Am I are currently touring the country, full of beans after the release of their latest album, The Lives of Others.  Last night they played at the Factory Theatre in Sydney, to a sold-out audience. With a new album under their belt and the joy of being able to play live gigs again without Covid […]

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Interview: You Am I’s Russell “Rusty” Hopkinson on recording The Lives of Others remotely, Mexican psychedelic 45’s and Chuck Berry

May 13, 2021

You Am I will release their eleventh studio album tomorrow, The Lives of Others. It’s been six years since their previous album was released, Porridge & Hotsauce, and hasn’t the world changed since then. In February they released the first track off the album, the highly lauded “The Waterboy”, and the rest of the album […]

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Track of the Week: You Am I “The Waterboy” (2021)

February 24, 2021

You Am I have just dropped the first single, “The Waterboy” off their eleventh studio album. It showcases the songwriting skill and inventiveness of frontman Tim Rogers. It was inspired by a song, “I Can See Elvis” on the classic Waterboys album, Modern Blues.  There is a recurring line in “The Waterboy” – “Edinburgh, Galway, […]

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Interview: Davey Lane talks to Todd Rundgren and about his new album Don’t Bank Your Heart On It

November 12, 2020

Davey Lane is probably best known as being the lead guitarist in one of Australia’s most-loved groups, You Am I. You might also have seen him on stage playing with Jimmy Barnes, Crowded House, The Saints or a number of other formidable acts. Davey has also helmed his own band, The Pictures, as well as […]

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Track of the Day: Davey Lane “You Were A Mirage” (2020)

October 7, 2020

Singer-songwriter, producer, virtuoso guitarist and You Am I stalwart Davey Lane is back with new music and a new album to tease: Don’t Bank Your Heart On It – Out November 13th.  “You Were A Mirage” is the first single from that new album. It’s a song that deals with the deeply personal; about moving […]

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These 17 Aussies acts are set to play Reeperbahn Festival in Germany next month

August 23, 2019

With Australia as the focus country for the renowned Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany, next month, the event has revealed the 17 Aussie artists who will be making the trip over to showcase at the event. Taking place shortly after BIGSOUND, the event kicks off on Wednesday September 18th with “Doors Open”, a special event […]

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5 Must See Shows For Music Lovers at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival

May 25, 2018

Get ready for a smorgasbord of glitz and glamour, because the Adelaide Cabaret Festival is back for yet another year and it’s looking as fabulous as ever! Running from the 8th-23rd of June, this year’s program is bursting with musical gems- from shiny show tunes to unexpected cover bands. Music lovers will be spoilt for […]

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Live Review: Hoodoo Gurus, You Am I, Jebediah & Adalita bring fists full o’ rock to Adelaide

August 28, 2017

Following a successful regional tour together, the Hoodoo Gurus and You Am I decided to hit the road again and luckily for the rest of the country, they added Jebediah and Adalita added to the bill. The Fist Full of Rock  tour kicked off in Adelaide on Friday at Thebarton Theatre, with what was a […]

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The Shins set to return to Australia for December’s Fairgrounds Festival

August 17, 2017

Steel your indie loving hearts, because this year’s Fairgrounds Festival is about to take ’em on a ride this December as the country NSW festival welcomes The Shins back to Australia along with a stellar line up of artist for an unforgettable weekend in Berry. On December 8th & 9th, punters can catch The Shins with the […]

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Double J celebrating the 90’s at The Lansdowne with You Am I, Killing Heidi & more

June 14, 2017

Double J has been celebrating everything 90’s through June and what better way to bring it all home than with a kicker live music event at one of Sydney’s favourite and beloved haunts? Come June 24th, the iconic Lansdowne Hotel will be opening its doors and hosting the likes of You Am I, Killing Heidi, Kevin Mitchell (Jebediah) and Gerling […]

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You Am I, Jack River, Northeast Party House & more added to Falls Festival line up!

October 13, 2016

The Falls Music and Arts Festival has added to its summer east coast line up today, with the addition of a smattering of great Australian and international talent! If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to be getting on the Falls train this New Year’s, Marion Bay and Fremantle events are still on […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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Keep Sydney Open to install special plaques at fallen venues through the lockout zone tonight

September 23, 2016

Tonight in Sydney, 18 plaques will be unveiled across the city in front of shut down venues, a move by Keep Sydney Open to further highlight how damaging the Callinan review of the State Government’s lockout laws have been to Sydney’s live music culture. The venues involved have been integral to many artists and represent poignant […]

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Australian rock royalty comes together for 2016 A Day On The Green tour

June 2, 2016

The traditional A Day On The Green tour format offers longtime fans of some iconic bands the opportunity to enjoy throwback sets of classics mixed in with current repertoire, in the surrounds of some of the country’s lush wineries. This year, the festival team has come out kicking once more, turning the focus on to […]

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part One – 101 to 76

May 17, 2016

What makes a good song great? What is it about that one song from the 80’s that still resonates with you now, in 2016? What was it about that artist’s debut single that still stacks up with material they’re releasing now, four or five albums deep? These are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently in […]

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Playing times released for The Gum Ball Music and Arts Festival 2016

April 11, 2016

Get those planners out because the playing times for this year’s The Gum Ball Music and Arts Festival, from 22-24 April, is here! Taking place over the long weekend at Dashville, festival goers will be treated to three days and two nights of live music and arts, following successful runs in previous years attracting capacity […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2015: Part One – 40 to 31

December 17, 2015

Earlier today we finished up the countdown of our 40 favourite songs of 2015, and now we commence our top 40 albums of 2015, showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over the world – including plenty here at home… Here we go with 40 to 31: 40. Miguel – Wildheart “This album is pure […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 6th – November 8th.

November 5, 2015

There are some fantastic shows kicking off around the country this weekend, from The Darkness marking their Australian return in Adelaide on Friday, to Mumford & Sons doing their thing in Brisbane. On a local front, one of our faves The Paper Kites set up for a SOLD OUT show in Sydney, while Australian legends […]

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Album News Weekly: 5th November 2015

November 4, 2015

In This Issue: We see the return of the legends in You Am I, one part of Powderfinger an acoustic album from Björk and plenty of pop and rock to bring in the spring season, check it out! Little Mix Girl group Little Mix proudly announce their new album, GET WEIRD, will be released globally on […]

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We review 15 Australian bands at Canadian Music Week 2014 in Toronto! Part Three: From The Black Lullaby to You Am I.

June 2, 2014

Following on from my overview of Toronto’s CMW for 2014, a review of Broods and a bunch of interviews, photo galleries and tour diaries, it’s finally time to get to more of the Australian music at the event. But honestly, I saw too much great Australian music in too little time. Out of the 26 […]

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Live Review: Louis London + Davey Lane – Goodgod Small Club, Sydney

December 9, 2013

Louis London are hitting their stride, showing maturity and promise beyond the early stages of their career. Following the resounding success of their first ever Pozible campaign, the band confidently launched their second EP The Big Deep with a string of local shows, finishing up in Melbourne. It seems that their hard work has paid off with latest singles “This […]

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