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the AU interview at CMJ: Them Swoops (Melbourne)

the AU review sits down at The Aussie BBQ in New York City, during CMJ, with Melbourne's Them Swoops.

the AU interview: Talking CMJ and more with Them Swoops (Melbourne)

Them Swoops are about to head to New York city to play CMJ. We caught up briefly with the band to chat about their trip, and find out how their recent Northcote Social Club residency went!

Five Australian acts to look out for at the 2013 CMJ Music Marathon

The preparations for New York City's CMJ Music Marathon are underway, and folks who are going really need to prepare themselves because the whole thing is quite a mighty music beast. As in previous years, The AU Review will be there, representing our little (or big) country over the three days - October 15-19, 2013 - to be exact. We’re quite excited by it and at the same time excited for the Australian bands who will be heading over there to perform. So let’s start our coverage with five bands who we think Yankees (and others who are heading to NYC) should check out.

New festival PARADISE reveals line up details!

As one festival nears cancellation, another new one rears its head for its first year in 2013. Paradise, announced today as a three day/two night party from November 29 to December 1, concentrates on showcasing and supporting Australia's up and comers and man, is it a fine line up.

the AU BIGSOUND interview: Them Swoops (Melbourne)

As we get ready for BIGSOUND - which kicks off in Brisbane tomorrow - we continue our pre-interview series talking to Melbourne outfit Them Swoops about what they're expecting from the event, life on the road, what's next from the group and more...

Gig Announcements: Melbourne & VIC - 22nd July 2013

In This Issue: James Blake DJ set at Howler, The Smith Street Band EP launch, Them Swoops residency at Northcote Social Club, Youngblood Hawke headline shows, The Game at the Espy, Presentation night with Tim Rogers and Matthew Richardson, Brothers Hand Mirror Picture Tape EP launch, Demarco headlines at the Espy, Behemoth and Hour of Penance at the Espy, Soul-a-Go-Go at Workers Club.

Album News Weekly: Friday, 17 May 2013

Another massive album announcement week this week in our Album News Weekly! There’s a couple of live albums on the way, Franz Ferdinand have announced a new record coming up, plus there’s the Maine, Bliss N Esso, some compilation albums a few labels have put together, plus many many more!

Live Review: Hungry Kids Of Hungary + The Preatures + Them Swoops - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne (26.04.13)

Melbourne’s Corner Hotel was lucky enough to host Brisbane’s Hungry Kids Of Hungary on the last show of their national You’re A Shadow tour. The much acclaimed shows around Australia and the sold-out Melbourne date incited high expectations in those headed to Richmond on Friday night. Hungry Kids Of Hungary did not let Melbourne down.

Live Review: Hungry Kids of Hungary + The Preatures + Them Swoops - The HiFi, Brisbane (19.04.13)

In 2010, the Hungary Kids of Hungary played the Hifi in support of their debut album Escapades. Over two years on and they return to this very stage to celebrate the release of their sophomore album You’re a Shadow.

Photo Gallery: Hungry Kids of Hungary + The Preatures + Them Swoops + Little Odessa - Brisbane Hi-Fi (19.04.13)

Hungry Kids of Hungary made a hometown stop on their You're a Shadow tour, joined at the Brisbane HiFi by The Preatures, Them Swoops and Little Odessa. Heath Carney brings us these photos.

Tour Updates: Flume, Passenger, PiL, They Might Be Giants, Frightened Skulls, Dying Fetus, Yacht Club Djs, Bloc Party and more!

In this issue: Passenger, Hungry Kids of Hungary, PVT, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Frightened Skulls, They Might Be Giants and Flume add extra shows, Zac Brown Band play Sydney, Dying Fetus & Putrid Pile and Yacht Club Djs announce supports, World’s End Press to tour with Bloc Party, last two shows for Melbourne Zoo’s twilight shows and punk PiL change Brisbane venue.

Passenger National Tour Sold out Nationally, New Dates Announced!

Argentina, Tokyo Denmark Sweden & Them Swoops announce the Triple Treat Tour.

Three of the country’s most impressive emerging acts - Argentina, Tokyo Denmark Sweden and Them Swoops – have joined forces for a tri-state tour along Australia’s east coast this October. The second ever Triple Treat Tour follows on from the original, which featured Millions, Nantes and Northeast Party House in February and March this year.