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The Best of ACL 2015 Weekend 2: Those who rock and those destined for big things...

Whilst the standout act for this weekend appeared to be Mother Nature and her thirst for dehydration and sweat, Austin City Limits in Texas still brought a collection of the worlds Music Powerhouses together to get bodies jumping this weekend. Today, Geoffrey D'Unienville takes us through this experiences and delivers his six highlights of the weekend - the acts destined for big things, and the ones who rocked it...

Exclusive Playlist: KLP's Top 10 Love Song Dedications

Spring has sprung - love is in the air and KLP has put together the perfect dreamy love song dedication list to get your summer flings into full swing, exclusively for the AU review! Her playlist comes in advance of her performance as part of the Sea 'n Beats music festival (epic cruise ship party, is more accurate) happening next March. Listen to her tunes here:

Last Week On Late Night: The Five Best Musical Performances on US Late Night TV (5th to 9th October)

US late night talk shows are a showcase of all-things celebrity, politics, humor, comedy and music. They are often treated as the final thing we see before we go to sleep. With The Late Show with Stephen Colbert debuting in the same 11:30pm slot opposite Kimmel and Fallon – all shows were keen to pull out the big guns in the hope of attracting/retaining viewers.

the AU playlist: Mary J Blige - our top 12 songs from the Queen of R&B

The second annual Soulfest is almost here, hitting Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland with another dream line up for discerning fans of soul, R&B, and hip hop. Last year was dominated by headliners D'Angelo and Maxwell but this year the pioneering women of contemporary R&B are set to steal the spotlight, with headliners Mary J Blige and Lauryn Hill sitting atop a hugely impressive, era-spanning roster. In the lead up, we'll be digging through the crates for our favourite tracks from some of these artists, and who better to start with than Mary J? Get across these 10 tracks to start off your weekend with some delicious soul food.

Six things the countdown clock on The 1975's official website could mean...

If you've paid a visit to the official 1975 website lately, you'll notice there is a countdown clock, set to reveal... something... in about 15 hours from the time of printing. Though it's likely a new single, video, album or tour announcement, we thought we'd have a bit of fun with some other things the boys in the 1975 could be up to... here's what we came up with:

Last Week on Late Night: The Five Best Music Performances on US Late Night TV (28th September - 2nd October 2015)

US late night talk shows are a showcase of all-things celebrity, politics, humor, comedy and music. They are often treated as the final thing we see before we go to sleep. With The Late Show with Stephen Colbert debuting in the same 11:30pm slot opposite Kimmel and Fallon – all shows were keen to pull out the big guns in the hope of attracting/retaining viewers.

Six artists not to miss during Day Three (Sunday October 4th) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

The final day of the first weekend of Austin City Limits 2015 wraps up with some exciting appearances from the realms of pop, hip-hop, Americana, blues and more. We've been bringing you our tips for the festival so far this weekend, click through to see who we'd recommend catching if you're out at Zilker Park this weekend or simply lining up some sweet live stream action from home.

Six artists not to miss during Day Two (Saturday October 3rd) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

Day Two of the epic Austin City Limits Festival has a killer line up of bands and solo artists ready to take to stages at Zilker Park and considering the festival still has a full Sunday program plus another whole weekend of action to get through...it's hard to think it's only just getting started, given the high calibre of music rolling out right off the bat. For those of us on the other side of the globe, we can enjoy the ACL live stream from the comfort of home - here are five acts we're keen to see do their thing.

Six artists not to miss during Day One (Friday October 2nd) of Weekend One at the Austin City Limits Festival

An epic weekend of music is ahead for fans attending the 14th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas, USA - and those of us at home will get the chance to see quite a few of the performances ourselves thanks to the live stream. Each day there is a myriad of incredible performances to choose from - and here are our picks for the first day of the first weekend of the incredible event.

Last Week on Late Night: The Five Best Music Performances on US Late Night TV (21st-25th September 2015)

US late night talk shows are a showcase of all-things celebrity, politics, humor, comedy and music. They are often treated as the final thing we see before we go to sleep. With The Late Show with Stephen Colbert debuting in the same 11:30pm slot opposite Kimmel and Fallon – all shows were keen to pull out the big guns in the hope of attracting/retaining viewers.

Five songs from five artists you can't miss at Listen Out 2015


Childish Gambino. Photo Credit: Perri Cassie.

Listen Out is kicking off tomorrow in Melbourne, before it hits Perth and then Sydney and Melbourne next weekend. In anticipation, we've narrowed down the list to the five songs from five acts we reckon you can't miss at any of the event. An in no particular order they are:

Six Artists Not to Miss at OutsideIn Festival in Sydney

OutsideIn Festival returns to Sydney this September 26 with a mass of great performers. With local and international artists from genres ranging from hip-hop to electronica, the festival is a melting pot of this generation's contemporary sound. So for all you music lovers out there, here are six artists you should definitely not miss at OutsideIn this year.

Tour Diary: Perch Creek (Melbourne) take on Newtown Social Club, Brunswick's Howler and more (Part Two)

Yesterday we brought you Part One of Perch Creek's tour diary, and now we bring you the second and final installment! From Newtown Social Club to Howler in Brunswick, Victoria, click through to see what the band got up to on the last leg of their tour...

Tour Diary: Perch Creek (Melbourne) on the road in Fremantle, at BIGSOUND and more (Part One)

Perch Creek returned to home soils this September for their "Mama Sings" single launch tour - their only Australian tour of 2015. Across a few select shows including BIGCOUND, the "Mama Sings" tour saw the band premiere songs from the forthcoming album, giving their audience an exclusive look into the exciting new musical direction the band have taken. The band now gives the AU review some insights into their life on the road... Click through for their tour diary!