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THE AU REVIEW (MUSIC)

Vanilla Ace Announces Debut Australian Tour Dates

London based Vanilla Ace is set to tour Australia for the very first time this January, thanks to Soapbox Artists. After exploding onto the EDM scene in 2012, the producer will finally be bringing his soulful house music to some of the most loved underground venues on Australia’s East Coast. Citing influences ranging from 1980’s disco to New Swing Jack, this is not a show to miss!

Australia & New Zealand Take the Spotlight at Canadian Music Week 2015

The Annual Canadian Music Week has chosen to feature Australia and New Zealand for their 33rd installment, hosting 21 elite industry members and over 25 artists to participate in conferences, performances and awards shows... with more to come!

the AU interview: We get to know The London Souls (New York)

Last July saw The AU Review venture to the Quebec City Summer Festival in Quebec, Canada where we caught up with New York based outfit The London Souls. Having just performed, Chris, Tash and Stu talk about a scary incident during their show, appreciative Canadian crowds, the history of the band and what’s next for them on an international scale.

Horror My Friend, Delia Obst, Lonelyspeck, Wireheads, Strict Face and Brokers named Adelaide's 'HOT SIX' by Rip It Up!


Photo: Sia Duff

The people behind Adelaide street press Rip It Up have been scouring the local scene and presenting the most promising Adelaide bred and based talent for what has become their 'Hot Six' list. Last year saw the likes of Bad//Dreems, Tkay and Timberwolf earn spots and look at where they were able to go throughout last year. Far, is the answer you're looking for. For this year's list, a variety of music has been represented, with Horror My Friend, Strict Face, Brokers, Wireheads, Delia Obst and Lonelyspeck making the final cut.

New Music Video: FKA twigs "Pendulum" (2015)


Photo: Robert Masiello

If this doesn't make you more psyched to see FKA twigs take to a stage near you on the Laneway tour, then I don't know what will. The British artist who is at the moment, let's be real, slaying it around the world with her unique artistic aesthetic, has just dropped the video clip for her single "Pendulum". Featured on her impressive 2014 record LP1, the video for "Pendulum" depicts twigs tangled and tied up in a breathy display which puts her background as a dancer and physical performer to great use.

Stumbled Upon #013 - Statues (Perth)

In our 13th instalment of "Stumbled Upon", we meet Perth's latest hardcore sensation Statues, and chat about their upcoming tour with Heiress.

the AU interview at the Falls Festival 2014: Jake & Stav of Bluejuice (Sydney) ahead of their New Year's Eve show in Lorne!


Photo: John Goodridge

The New Year's break saw the time of one of our best loved bands, Bluejuice, come to an end. Calling time on their 13 year career with a run of festival sets at Falls and Southbound at the end of 2014, the crowds bore witness to a lot of fun, nudity and incredible entertainment from the Sydney band who took to Tassie, Victoria, Byron Bay and WA for the last time. In one of their final interviews, Jake and Stav sat down for a drink and chat with the AU about their 'Retrospectable Tour', what they want to be remembered for, and tips for sexual pleasure.

Horrorshow announce the 'Listen Close' Australian tour with Tuka and Tom Thum!

Horrorshow are hitting the road following sold out acoustic shows in Sydney and Brisbane last year! THe hip-hop duo are taking this stripped back format around the country on 'The Listen Close Tour', joined by Tuka and Tom Thum. It's been a wild few years for Horrorshow, who have been constantly positioning themselves as one of the best-loved hip-hop acts in the country, award nominations and wins under their belt and of course, the success the One Day collective have also been celebrating through 2014.

Laneway Festival announces the Mistletone Stage and official after parties for Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne!

The Laneway Festival is only weeks away from kicking off now and yet, the announcements are still coming! The festival this morning announced the new Mistletone Stage, which will be featuring the likes of St Vincent, Connan Mockasin and Future Islands, while a select run of Laneway After Parties have been announced...and the line ups are to die for.

New Music Video: Gallows "Bonfire Season" (2015)

British punk band Gallows have released their new music video for "Bonfire Season" ahead of the release of new record Desolation Sounds! The band's fourth album, Desolation Sounds will see an Australian release through Cooking Vinyl Australia in April but in the meantime, sink your teeth into this clip - weighty, fierce and dark.