Following hugely popular shows in Nelson and New Plymouth in March, award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone return in October to headline the final show of the Harvest Moon concert series at the stunning Church Road Winery.
Angus and Julia has secured themselves a staple name in the indie realm over their twelve-year career. After growing up in Sydney in 2006 where their musician father encouraged the siblings musical talent, Angus and Julia moved to London in 2006 where they recorded their second EP Heart Full of Wine in their flat.
Their four albums have amassed multi-platinum sales and numerous ARIA and APRA awards at home, and won a fanbase of millions over spiralling tours of the UK, Europe and North America. The band have over 5 million listeners who tune in each month to stream their music from all over the world. They’ve also played at some of the world’s biggest festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, & Austin City Limits.
The album Snow continues a process the siblings began at the suggestion of producer Rick Rubin on their self-titled album of 2014. “That was the first time that we actually started writing together, in the same room, and I guess we took a leaf from that chapter into this record. This time round though, every song on the record we wrote together” Angus says.
The latest we’ve heard from them are two acoustic covers - one of Drake’s ‘Passionfruit’ for Triple J’s iconic Like A Version, and another of 5 Seconds of Summer’s recent hit ‘Young Blood’. The two soulful jams are nearly at a combined two million streams within a few weeks of their release.