Coming off a highly impressive year, Adelaide trio FLAMINGO are back with another delicious tune as well as a new deal with Select Music and etcetc.
Hypnotic and ethereal are the first words that comes to mind when you hear AlithiA's new single "Here I Am", which we're excited to premiere today on the AU review. Taken from their 2014 album To The Edge of Time the Melbourne five piece are joined on the track by Hungarian violinist Flora Matisz, while the track was produced and recorded by Dániel Sándor at Metropol Studios in Budapest, Hungary. Listen to the track below:
OK. I know it’s coming into summer and we have been totally pushing through the summer beats. And this one is no different. Dugong Jr’s remix of the Thelma Plum song "How Much Does Your Love Cost?" is that cool that it's dripping with melting ice. Take a listen below – but beware – you’ll need a jacket. Or a skateboard. Whichever, really.
We're excited to bring you the exclusive world premiere tonight of Canadian violin wielding artist Jaron Freeman-Fox new single and music video, "Auctioneering Everything". Check it out below:
Some of you might know that the Country Music Awards of Australia (Golden Guitars) nominations were announced this morning. So, it seems pretty timely that Jasmine Rae, with her blues-country sound, has released a new clip! We love the track. Check it out below:
Rich in trademark falsetto-pop melodies and elevating dynamic twists, “Crusoe” is the new single from Melbourne’s Halcyon Drive, ahead of the release of their debut EP Cruel Kids.
Aussie lads DZ Deathrays are a bit lonely this silly season so they have decided to resurrect "Lonely This Christmas", a yuletide tune made famous by English glam rockers Mud in the 70s. While it's a bit more aggressive than Mud's poignant version, we can certainly see many Aussies sitting along at a bar skulling egg nog to this one.
WA songstress Mama Kin released her latest album, The Magician's Daughter to much acclaim earlier 2014 which was then followed up by bouts of touring both in Australia and overseas. When she took the album through Europe, her time on the road was captured in this brilliant short, which also features a special performance of "Jenny" alongside her husband, John Butler, in Dublin.
An arty film clip mixed with a dreamy landscape-esque song took my first interest this week. Sui Zhen - otherwise known as DJ Susan directed produced and starred in this video clip, and I think it’s pretty cool. Check it out below.
An ode to heartbreak, “Getting Out” is the latest single from Melbourne band Grandstands and the first taste of their debut album, set for release early next year. “Getting Out” is such an easy listening track with its twangy guitar and droning vocals, the kind of tune you want to be listening to whilst driving for miles on end, or just kicking back on a warm afternoon with a tinnie. We are also getting some strong Courtney Barnett vibes from this one. It’s just so..Australian.
Sans Parents is the new band featuring ex-Hungry Kids of Hungary lads Kane Mazlin, Ryan Strathie and HKOH live touring member, Alex Bennison. Forming 'by accident', Sans Parents have been working on new material together over the past year, a dynamic which has been an effortless one to form. Their first release is "Coming Back to You", a sharp and short number which oozes a pop aggression that is great to listen to.
I first was introduced to Irish electro-pop producer Richie Egan a few years ago, when Jape toured the country with Dappled Cities. Immediately intrigued by the sort of music they were rolling out on the live front, I've been keeping an eye on what Jape has been producing since. Their new single "The Hearts Desire" was released earlier this month through Faction Records and is a great first taste of the upcoming Jape record, The Chemical Sea. Give it a listen and get hooked on dat bass riff, first of all. Let the rest wash over you.
Okay, so I’ve covered this lovely songwriter before, and like last time, I’m pretty thrilled to be talking about her new song. You see, Sahara Beck isn’t your typical songwriter, and her new single is just as cool as the others. And yes, her new EP Bloom is out and you can totally see her on tour soon. But first, check out the video, below.
Ahead of the release of their debut album Return later this month, Sydney duo Collarbones have teamed up with pal Oscar Key Sung to deliver some silky vocals in their new single “Only Water”.
Bringing a new flavour of Pop Rock to our airwaves, the Balitmore band Have Mercy have released a song in time for roadtrips and summer shenanigans. “Howl” is probably one of the most energetically laid back tracks we will hear this summer. Calling it now. Check it out below!