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Stella Donnelly is delighted to share details of her forthcoming Australian headline tour today. Supported by Alice Skye and a number of other special guests, the tour will take place this November and December and will be the first nationwide run to feature her live band […]

Tense times call for tense songs, and Stella Donnelly has a few. See “Boys Will Be Boys.”

The single, which introduced the Australian artist to the pop world, goes deep on rape culture with verses that begin by documenting an individual story, in this case one belonging to Donnelly’s friend, and then widen out to encompass victim blaming and the lifelong effects of trauma.

She’s a member of brash punk upstarts BOAT SHOW, pinch-hit as keyboardist for Methyl Ethel at Falls Festival Fremantle, and, let’s not bury the lede, a burgeoning solo star who pretty much took over BIG SOUND in Brisbane last year.

The AU review managed to catch up with Stella Donnelly while in Wales recently, the beginning of what’s going to be quite the busy few months for the now Perth-based musician. She’s got a surefire successful run on the horizon at The Great Escape this week, before tackling the US with Natalie Prass and of course, a homecoming to talk about with Splendour in the Grass mid-year.

I first came across Stella Donnelly’s music at BIGSOUND last year in Brisbane. It was pure chance, really, on the last night of the conference…

Stella Donnelly might be the only person at SXSW playing showcases for two different countries. The Australian artist is, obviously, repping for Down Under while in Austin…

Stella Donnelly has only one EP to her name, but that’s been enough to make her sharp wit come through in sweet, quiet songs that rage loudly. The Australian singer-songwriter’s Thrush Metal EP was recently reissued in the U.S. with a bonus track, “Talking,” which she performs here surrounded by video of wires, a weaving machine and woolen yarns…

AUSTIN, Tex. — Even past its peak, the annual South by Southwest Music Festival was a prodigious thing, with some 2,000 acts performing in Austin’s clubs, theaters, hotels and parking lots from March 12 through Sunday…

In a time of political and social upheaval, artists at SXSW turned to self-preservation.

Mid-20s Australian artist Stella Donnelly was about halfway through “Mean to Me,” a song about a no-good significant other who criticizes her jokes, acts bored in her presence and lacks even a sliver of human decency, when she decided to lighten the mood with the lilt of a violin…

Tense times call for tense songs, and Stella Donnelly has a few. See “Boys Will Be Boys.”

The single, which introduced the Australian artist to the pop world, goes deep on rape culture with verses that begin by documenting an individual story, in this case one belonging to Donnelly’s friend, and then widen out to encompass victim blaming and the lifelong effects of trauma.

Fresh from rocketing into the Hottest 100 for the first time (with ‘Not Worth Hiding’ at #23), Sydney songwriter Alex The Astronaut is teaming up with our Unearthed J Award 2017 Artist of the Year, Perth’s Stella Donnelly, for a co-headline tour…

On her Instagram, Stella Donnelly is endearingly witty, down to earth (see: unflattering selfies and a text reminding her nan about an upcoming gig) and humbly supportive of her peers, whether it’s her bandmates in groups Boat Show and Bells Rapids…

She’s a member of brash punk upstarts BOAT SHOW, pinch-hit as keyboardist for Methyl Ethel at Falls Festival Fremantle, and, let’s not bury the lede, a burgeoning solo star who pretty much took over BIG SOUND in Brisbane last year.