Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Olivia Ruth "Forever" (2014)

Taken off her debut EP, Aussie artist Olivia Ruth is premiering the official film clip for her track "Forever" today on the AU. The video was shot in Alexandra Headlands in the Sunshine Coast by BeatsTV. Watch it first here:

the AU sessions: The Kin perform "Get On It"

Watch as New York based Australians The Kin perform their track "Get On It" (from the EP of the same name) in a park in Sydney, using a slide as a drum and nothing much else but a guitar and their voices. Maybe a set of keys. This is filmed live, exclusive and acoustic for the AU sessions.

the AU interview: Itch (UK) talks "Another Man" single success, Matisyahu, his debut LP "The Deep End" and Australia.

We interviewed growing UK sensation ITCH during his first every Australian visit to talk about the success of his Platinum single "Another Man", working with Red Bull Records on his debut full length album The Deep End, recording a track with Matisyahu performing on the ACRAs and what his future touring plans in Australia are...

the AU interview: Sampology (Brisbane) talks Daniel Merriweather, "Shine a Light" and touring India.

Sampology's single "Shine a Light" has been making waves around the country, featuring the one and only Daniel Merriweather. While he was at BIGSOUND last month we caught up with Sam to talk about the single - which merges Brazilian music, gospel choir music and soul - looks ahead to his Australian tour and talks about his trip to India, and it being "definitely the most different place [he's] ever been in [his] life".

the AU interview: The Kin (Australia via New York) talk playing with Coldplay & the "Thick As Thieves" Australian tour.

The Kin, comprised of Australian-raised brothers Isaac and Thorald Koren, and the US born Shakerleg, are captivating Australian audiences on their Thick As Thieves Australian. I caught up with the trio in Sydney last week to talk about the tour and the last time they were in Australia, performing with Coldplay and Kylie Minogue!

New Music Video: Ty Segall "The Singer" (2014)


OK. So this one’s a super cool video clip. Seriously - no moving cameras but playing with the ghosts of your bandmates is a pretty damn cool thing to be doing. Not to mention the song is pretty awesome as well. Seriously Watch it below - you won’t regret it.

Exclusive Live Video Premiere: Project24 presents Sabrina Lawrie & The Hunting Party performing "From The Edge" (2014)

The AU is excited to bring you the premiere of the latest installment - number 39 no less - of the Project24 series. A video project that brings you a new live video on the 24th of each month, with each video performed live, recorded, filmed, mixed, mastered and edited... in 24 hours. This month we see Sabrina Lawrie & The Hunting Party performing their track "From The Edge". Watch it now!

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Sirma "Trigger" (2014)

After speaking to New York based artist Sirma about her debut EP Instincts, we're excited to bring you the Australian exclusive premiere of the music video for its single "Trigger". Watch it here:

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Hedge Fund "Object of My Affection" (2014)

Sydney band Hedge Fund today premiere the video clip for their latest single, "Object of My Affection" with the AU! Hooked in by the unique nature and creativity of the visuals,vthe music video for "Object of My Affection" was directed and animated entirely by Hedge Fund's lead vocalist, William Colvin Mckenzie - a process which took over 200 hours to complete. This is the third Hedge Fund clip made by Mckenzie, who has directed videos for the likes of Deep Sea Arcade and SURES in the past, and is a showcase of a great knack for some interesting concepts being realised onscreen.

Watch never-before-seen early footage of Death From Above 1979's "Dead Womb" Music Video.

With the new documentary Life After Death From Above available on VOD through Vimeo now, the filmmakers have released this exclusive clip, which dates back to 2003, when Death From Above 1979 (the film's subjects) were recording a never-to-be-released lo-fi music video for their single "Dead Womb". Watch the clip here:

the AU interview: Monte (Sydney) talk debut album "Who We Are"

Larry Heath interviewed two parts of emerging Sydney rockers Monte on Monday, at AU HQ, to talk about their debut album Who We Are, which is available now, touring and much more.

the AU interview: Husky (Melbourne) talks "Ruckers Hill" and America!

the AU review's Larry Heath sits down with Husky and Gideon from Melbourne group Husky to talk about their latest album Ruckers Hill, the two years since their last release Forever So, their experiences in America, touring plans and much more!

the AU interview: The Murlocs (Geelong)

Last month we sat down with two parts of Geelong quintet The Murlocs while at BIGSOUND in Brisbane last month. Watch the full chat here, as we talk about their music, the festival, upcoming plans and much more!

the AU interview: Julia Henning (SA) on "Another Day" and how music helps us overcome sadness.

Last month we sat down with South Australia's Julia Henning while she was at BIGSOUND in Brisbane. Watch our full chat here on the AU as we talk about the festival, her music (including latest single "Another Day") and touring. Julia also talks about how music helps us overcome sadness.

the AU interview: Demi Louise (Melbourne) talks about CMJ, performing in Korea and the UK

Hello Asia editor Johnny Au chats with Aussie artist Demi Louise in Seoul, South Korea. Demi was in Seoul as Australia's first showcase artist at the MU:CON conference. Demi spoke about her past year performing in the UK, Malaysia and her experiences in Seoul. We also spoke about her upcoming CMJ appearance and a lounge room tour in November.