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The AU interview: Ash London from Shazam Top 20 on the music industry, mental health and more

Ash London is one half of the new radio show Shazam Top 20 and quickly becoming a regular face and voice in Australian media, having already hosted the Aria’s red carpet and The Loop on Channel 10. In this interview, she opens up in an honest chat about the music industry, mental health, how much she likes brunch, and much much more. Click through for the full article...

Secret Garden Festival announces full line up for 2015!

The Secret Garden Festival recently dropped the news that it had completely sold out all tickets for the 2015 festival, which was only testament to the event's continued popularity and faith from the loyal public who've backed it for so long. Today, the Sydney organisers dropped the full line up of artists set to perform and man, is it impressive. Over 60 bands and DJs will play over four stages at Secret Garden, promising to be the biggest outing of the festival yet. Both international and Australian talent will be represented well at the event, so if you've managed to nab yourself a ticket, you're definitely in a lucky crop!

the AU interview: Grace (Perth) talks Alt-J, Pluto, working with Dave Sitek (TV on the Radio) and more!

Grace has always been an enigmatic, talented performer who has been on our radar here at the AU for some time now. The Perth musician who some will remember as Grace Woodroofe has been dabbling with some great sounds and new material recently and to find out more, Liz gets the lowdown.

Single Stream: Grace “Pluto” (2014)

Fresh off her recent support gig with alt-j, Perth songstress Grace has dropped “Pluto”, the lead single off her upcoming album of the same title. Produced by Dave Sitek (TV on the Radio),”Pluto” sees Grace take her music in a different direction of pulsating synths with an explosive chorus, yet she still maintains a dark and moody ambience through those ethereal vocals that we were first introduced to.

Live Review: Alt J (∆), Grace - The Forum, Melbourne (06.10.14)

Since Alt J first played in Melbourne at Ding Dong nearly two years ago, a lot has changed for the band. The venues and crowds are bigger, they won a Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their debut album An Awesome Wave late in 2013, and recently released another; This Is All Yours but the adoration of their fans is still as rampant as ever, at this sold out show.

Live Review: Alt-J + Grace - Enmore Theatre, Sydney (07.10.14)

It was hard to ignore the grins on their faces as Alt-J emerged to thousands of adoring, screaming fans at their sold out Enmore Theatre gig tonight. Launching right into "Hunger of the Pine" off their new album This Is All Yours, the audience was singing and humming along from the first notes and you could tell the band were more than humbled by the response.

Album News Weekly: Sunday, 20 January 2013

Check out this weeks album news! With releases from the Yeah Yeahs, Black Sabbath, The Used and much more. Don't forget to keep an eye out for next weeks latest album releases.