Last Thursday night, we were invited to attend the release party for singer/songwriter Ella Haber celebrating the launch of her debut EP, “Clay” released via Soul Has No Tempo at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory (OAF). Read through for our thoughts on the EP and her sold-out live performance in her hometown. <3
Art-pop composer Julia Holter brought her distinctive sound to Sydney this past weekend, off the back of her ambitious new album “Aviary,” performing in the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent for Sydney Festival. Whilst her vocal range and her touring band was impressive, was it enough to impress the tough Sydney crowds? Click through to find out.
All photos captured by Prudence Upton for Sydney Festival.
South African singer Nakhane recently performed at the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, creating a powerful, emotive experience for everyone who was in attendance. He is captivating in front of a live crowd performing his unique blend of ethnic pop, African soul and synthetics.
All photos by Prudence Upton for Sydney Festival.
From torch anthems to trip hop, house, jazz, rap and riot girl punk, Neneh Cherry’s career has spanned 35 years of hits both critical and commercial. Earlier this week, the rebel icon of feminist pop brought her new Four Tet produced album “Broken Politics” and stacked back catalogue to Sydney’s Carriageworks. All photos captured by Victor Frankowski for Sydney Festival.
Another night, another young artist takes to the stage in Sydney. This time around, it’s 19-year-old KAIIT that was the focus of our photographer Ishan Sharma’s captures. Kaiit’s profile on the Australian music scene has been propelled by impressive live performances in recent months and her Sydney performance on Thursday night took it to another level. Click through for more.
On the one-year anniversary of his “Mood Forever” debut EP release, Manu Crooks gave a spectacular homecoming performance from Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, Cargo Hall last weekend supported by friends, close collaborators and incredible talents. Check out exclusive photos from the night captured by Ken Leanfore.