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Single Stream: George Maple "Talk Talk" (2014)

Future Classic's newest signee George Maple is busy prepping her debut EP Vacant Space which she has just announced with the release of breezy single "Talk Talk". The song has already been given the live treatment while she supported Little Dragon just a few weeks ago, proving to be a nice showcase for what Maple brings to Australian music. The muffled bass and slow-burning house play nicely with her smooth, soulful vocal work. This one is a certified hit, get across it now!

Bluesfest names The Black Keys, Alabama Shakes and more on first artist announcement for 2015!

Bluesfest returns to Byron Bay over the Easter Weekend next year for its 26th year! 26! Worthy of a party, we're sure. As usual, the country's premier blues and roots festival has turned up with their A-Game strong, with their first artist announcement set to excite both the long-time Bluesfest attendees and those still tossing up what they're planning on doing during the April long weekend. Without further ado...

Principal Cast for 2015 Opera Australia Production of "Anything Goes" Announced

Anything Goes has captivated millions of people over decades with its delightful story of madcap antics aboard the S.S. American. The winner of three Tony Awards, Anything Goes is a nautical favorite and is returning to Australia in 2015 with a brand new production that reunites Opera Australia with producer John Frost, as their production of The King And I wraps up in Melbourne.

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Ali Campbell "Silhouette" (2014)

You know Ali Campbell best as the lead vocalist of classic group UB40 - but today the AU is proud to bring you the exclusive Australian premiere of the title track of Ali's new solo album Silhouette, out October 3rd. Enjoy the track here and don't miss Ali when he tours Australia in December. Dates after the jump!

Hello Asia! KOFFIA 2014 Film Review: The Terror, Live (더 테러 라이브) (South Korea, 2013)

If you think a twisted thriller movie requires a complicated settings and a state-of-the-art computer graphic effects, director and writer Kim Byung-Woo would have proved you wrong with his movie The Terror, Live (Hangul: 더 테러 라이브). The movie followed a hectic and fast-paced setting about a news anchor trying to catch a bomb terrorist and managed to sneak in some interesting plot twists. What made this movie great was that the movie was thrilling and action-packed from the start to the finish, making the audience grip onto their seats tightly.

Food & Lifestyle Weekly - Monday 1st September 2014

In this week’s issue: Criniti’s Express Lunch for those who are time poor offers to not only give you a quick food which is expertly made; it also offers to pay for your cab fare to and from the venue, Fairfield RSL Club offers secret garden tours, the Spring Ladies’ Luncheon at The Glenmore, the brand new powdered energy drink “REIZE”, the Australian Gardening Show in Sydney, and so much more!

Live Review: The Aston Shuffle + Just A Gent + CLN + Jordan Burns vs Jordan James - The Zoo, Brisbane (29.08.14)

There was a lot to love and a lot to dislike about The Aston Shuffle's gig at the Zoo on Friday night. The good things came from The Aston Shuffle themselves, however the long wait before the boys hit the stage was much less enjoyable.

Single Stream: Jack Carty "Be Like The Water" (2014)

Jack Carty's new single, "Be Like the Water", is the first to be taken from his upcoming third LP Esk is makes us very excited for the new music to come! As usual, Carty's vocal talent shines here, though the arrangement on "Be Like the Water" also has to be noted. It's a stunning atmosphere conjured on this one but considering the music Carty's become synonymous with producing, it's hardly surprising this one's a winner.

the AU interview: The Used (USA) on tour with Taking Back Sunday and their new album "Imaginary Enemy"

the AU review chat to two parts of The Used about their Australian tour with Taking Back Sunday, their latest album Imaginary Enemy, barber shop quartets and much more.

Ten shows not to miss at Sydney Fringe Festival 2014

The Sydney Fringe Festival kicks off today and over the next month there’s a very long list of things to do. But, we’ve helped you out and cut through the list and picked the ten things you shouldn’t miss at 2014’s Sydney Fringe Festival. Here goes! (in no particular order)

F&L Guide: Father's Day Ideas - Events, Gifts, and More

You do realise that Father's Day is only a few days away, right? Before you panic, we bring you a few ideas on how to celebrate Father's Day, including a meat-packed dining event; all-you-can-eat lunches; ideas from Max Brenner for the choc-loving men out there; a consistent hit of coffee for the ol' man; a marvelous design-driven clock for the trendy dad; an adventure camp; and more.

Gettin' to know the 6th Birthday Bands: Leisure Suite (Melbourne)

Tomorrow night, the AU review is partnering with Ruby Tuesday at The Workers Club in Melbourne to throw a massive 6th Birthday Party! We're getting to know all the bands playing the night, and today we get to know Leisure Suite.

Complete Line Up revealed for the Melbourne Rolling Stone Live Lodge.

The complete line up of the Rolling Stone live Lodge has just been announced! The Live Lodge will see Fitzroy’s iconic Workers Club be transformed especially for the event which runs over three entertainment packed weeks between September 25 and October 12. Seven more acts have just been added to the already extensive line up:

Album Review: The Kooks - Listen (2014 LP)

If the latest release from The Kooks could be summed up in one word, it would be “groovy”. The entirety of their brand new album Listen is full of fresh, funky beats, catchy guitar riffs and rhythmic vocals that keep your feet tapping and your head bopping, whether you like it or not.

New Music Video: REMi "XTC Party" (2014)

Following the release of the acclaimed Raw x Infinity, Aussie rapper REMi has been steady showcasing the album across the country, justifying all the hype with precise performances of the LP's brilliant track list. Keeping the buzz at a high, REMi has released a music video for the club-friendly "XTC Party/H.O.B", showing off that smooth, confident flow as he laces a twisted disco-leaning production with light, drug-riddled party rap. Towards the end, producers Sensible J and Dutch flip the soundscape into a californian-inspired dose of G-Funk, reiterating the diversity found on REMi's debut LP.