Day: February 18, 2019

Meet the local SA acts announced to play the Adelaide Superloop 500!

February 18, 2019

Six awesome up-and-coming South Aussie music acts have been selected to perform as part of this years Superloop 500 After Race Concert Series along side some of the biggest biggest names in international and Australian music. In its ninth year, Music SA’s Bands on Track initiative received a record 280 submissions, which were judged by […]

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Photo Gallery: The Cat Empire + The Meltdown – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (15.02.19)

February 18, 2019

Ever live favourites The Cat Empire hit up Melbourne Zoo for the first of three sold-out shows on Friday night. Joining them for this homecoming show were The Meltdown. Our photographer Danny brings us these photos from the night.

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Hotel Review: The Sanctoo Villas & Spa – it’s complicated

February 18, 2019

You don’t have to look hard to find a picture-perfect villa in Bali. The shimmering private pool, the immaculate bathroom and the lofty bedroom – and we’re just talking about the small ones – is the now generic Villa recipe plastered all over social media (mostly Instagram) every single day by people living out their […]

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Launceston’s Grain of the Silos named Australia’s “New Restaurant of the Year”

February 18, 2019

It’s no surprise when the nation raves about a restaurant in Tasmania, the island state best known for its impeccable produce and the quirky festivals like Dark Mofo and Mona Foma. Usually that hype is focused in on Hobart though, so it’s refreshing to hear that Australia’s official New Restaurant of the Year, as crowned […]

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Five things to do around Sydney over the next few weeks

February 18, 2019

Two of the World’s Best Bars are coming to Sydney for a “Singapore Social” party; Nespresso are wheeling people around in free rickshaws to show off their new sustainable boutique; and a bunch of the world’s hottest producers and contemporary hip hop artists are taking over Olympic Park. There is an incredible amount of reasons […]

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Live Review: The Cat Empire + The Meltdown – Zoo Twilights, Melbourne (15.02.19)

February 18, 2019

After a short run with the resident DJ, The Meltdown opened the evening’s affair, with a funk driven soul bias the multi-piece band a perfect thematic warm up for genre-vague Cat Empire. Their music was fun, but in a more muted way than what the Cat Empire provided, allowing for the crowd to ease into […]

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Track of the Day: Yungblud & Halsey Feat. Travis Barker “11 Minutes” (2019)

February 18, 2019

We’re big fans of Yungblud (Dominic Harrison) here at the AU, so we were pretty stoked to discover the British multi-instrumentalist had teamed up with the acclaimed singer-songwriter Halsey and Blink 182’s Travis Barker for new single “11 Minutes”.  The track, a hypnotic track combining moody guitar work and quality high powered drumming, features a […]

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