warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/theaureview/ on line 33.


The AU Mixtape: Nine Songs By American Bands Every Australian Should Be Listening To

Help us help you. Listen to some of the best music coming out of the US right now. 9 tracks from 9 artists that you may not be listening to. And we at the AU think you should be. Enjoy this little piece of music discovery to end your Thursday...

Sinead O'Connor leads second WOMADelaide artist announcement!

The second WOMADelaide announcement landed today, further certifying the event's status as one of the premiere world dance and music gatherings in the world. Leading the second artist update is the Grammy nominated Sinead O'Connor, who will be bringing her new album I'm Not Bossy; I'm the Boss Down Under, as well as her acclaimed catalogue of music.

SXSW Live Review: Red Ryder Showcase ft. Royal Canoe + Typhoon + Curtis Harding - Central Presbyterian Church (13.03.14)

For the third night of SXSW music, it was pretty much business as usual after the tragic events of the prior night, though for yours truly it was difficult to get excited to line up for hours to get into any of the night's biggest shows.

Top 40 Albums of 2013: Part One - 40 to 31

And here we go again! As we bring 2013 to a close, it's time for our annual celebration of the best in music from Australia and around the world with our top 40 albums of the year special series. We kick things off with a little known band from Portland called Typhoon as we throw into this eclectic list, voted by the AU review's contibutors:

The Festival Diaries: Austin City Limits (ACL) 2013 Day Three ft. Atoms For Peace + Lionel Richie - Zilker Park, Austin (06.10.13)

And in the blink of an eye, Austin City Limits came to an end for yours truly for another year. But not before one more day of some incredible music, with Atoms for Peace (pictured) and Lionel Richie closing out the festival.

Five bands we discovered at the first weekend of Austin City Limits (ACL) 2013.

Austin City Limits Festival - much like the TV show from which it stems - is as much about the new acts as it is about the well established ones - and so it's only natural that you'll discover a few new favourites in your visit to the festival. Ahead of the event's second weekend, here are five bands I discovered this weekend, and a couple whose brilliance was reinforced...