The ARIAs – A Quick Trip Down Memory Lane

As I sit in a hotel room less than three kilometres from The Star in Sydney where, later today, the biggest night on Australia’s music industry calendar will be held for the 33rd year (which, I suspect, will be dominated by Tones & I, which is why she’s the featured pic for this story) I have been scouring the official ARIA YouTube channel and uncovered … Continue reading The ARIAs – A Quick Trip Down Memory Lane

Popping The ARIAs Cherry – A Photographer’s Review

words + photos: Jasmine Aquino Photographing the 2017 ARIA Music Awards Red Carpet last Tuesday was a one of a kind experience. Getting to the venue, The Star Event Centre in Pyrmont, was already an experience in itself. Since I had never photographed an event as major as the ARIAs before, I was getting paranoid about not getting there on time and getting lost, so … Continue reading Popping The ARIAs Cherry – A Photographer’s Review

ARIA Awards Winners Are Grinners

The biggest night in Australian music was held with minimal disruption in Sydney last night. Kirin Callinan, AKA ‘that Aussie muso whose song was deemed so bad it was bagged out by Jimmy Fallon in America’ rocked up to the ARIAs wearing a kilt and showed the photographers – including our own Jasmine – whether he was really Big Enough.  ICYMI, here’s Fallon’s take on … Continue reading ARIA Awards Winners Are Grinners

ARIA Award Noms For 2017

The full list of nominees for the 2017 ARIA Awards has been unveiled, with big names such as Tash Sultana, Amy Shark, Sia, Illy and AB Original scoring multiple nods. Gang Of Youths and Paul Kelly led the pack this year, scoring eight and seven nominations respectively. The 2017 ARIAs will be held at The Star in Sydney on 28 November and televised live. Check out … Continue reading ARIA Award Noms For 2017

Sisters Are Doin’ It For LGBTQIA

Aussie twins The Veronicas will join Canadian twins Tegan and Sara as the entertainment at this year’s Mardi Gras after party in Sydney. Veronicas fans are calling for a repeat of last year’s ARIAs performance outfits. Because obviously: The party will be held at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park from 10pm till 8am (yes, 8am) following the Mardi Gras parade on March 4. For more information and tickets, visit the web … Continue reading Sisters Are Doin’ It For LGBTQIA

Aussies Get Grammy Nods

Aussie exports Tame Impala and Courtney Barnett have joined the ranks of Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran with the 2016 Grammy nominations announced today. Barnett and Tame Impala both dominated this year’s ARIA Awards, with Barnett winning four of her eight nominations, including Best Cover Art, Breakthrough Artist, Best Female Artist and Best Independent Release. Tame Impala beat Barnett for the … Continue reading Aussies Get Grammy Nods