Sydney songwriter Danny Yau is gearing up to release his debut album Do You Think We'll Live Here Forever? in September, the first release under his own name. Having fronted The Reservations and having performed extensively with some of the country's best musicians throughout his career, Yau's debut solo release is all about returning home and finding one's spot after being away for a period of time. In his single "The Inner West Misses You", Yau has penned an ode to his hometown, the Sydney stomping ground he's experienced so much in.
Ahead of the release of their second LP Speakerzoid, Brisbane’s Jungle Giants have released a single complete with ridiculously entertaining video. Our Artist of the Month for August, the Brisbane band have been consistently proving their worth as one of the country's best live bands to come out of the east coast and in latest tune "Kooky Eyes", they've brought the fun and entertaining energy they're now renowned for through strongly in their music once more.
Having recorded their third album with John Merchant (Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz), Aussie band Cheap Fakes have got a killer set of material now refined and up their sleeve, due for an October release! The Brisbane six piece have long been making a name for themselves as dynamic and entertaining live performers - a relentlessly fun and engaging live act, Cheap Fakes are anything but what the name suggests. Their latest single taken from Modern Vintage, "Baby It's a Good Song", has its music video premiering on the AU today, a perfect way to lean back and get keen for your weekend.
Foals have unveiled a new track of their upcoming album What Went Down, and an incredible and innovative new clip created with director NABIL in association with GoPro. The viewer on YouTube lets you change the camera direction as the band plays around you, an experience that’s never before been seen in music videos.
the AU review had their next round of the AU sessions featuring western Sydney band Picture Perfect. Here's a video of the trio starting off their set with the track "Faceless Man". Watch below as the boys sent vibrations through the room with the original acoustic performance.
Brisbane's Major Leagues have dropped the music video for their latest single "Someone Sometime", taking in some great shots of locations on the North and South islands of New Zealand! Shot by Australian photographer and filmmaker Theresa Fryer, the music video stars model Elle May Leckenby and is a great accompaniment to the fuzzed out tune we've been digging since its recent release.
Coming from Boston, Massachusetts, talented a'cappella group, Nor'easters (Isaac, Sam, Carly, Beejul and Jimmy) took the time to visit our Sydney office to bring us refreshing performances of two songs: Meghan Trainors' (ft. John Legend) "Like I'm Gonna Lose You" and Sheppard's 'Geronimo". With a clear passion for harmonies, the talent they have is flourishing. Being awarded with Best Mixed Collegiate Album for both 2013 and 2014 at the Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards, we can only expect greater things ahead of them. Click through to see their amazing performances below!
WAAX are Brisbane’s loudest and most energetic band around at the moment, and they’ve just put out a video for their new single "I For an Eye”. The DIY video is visually stunning, capturing a twisted storyline as well as a taste of the bands intense performance style. Check it out here:
Melbourne pop artist Rachel Costanzo came on to our radar with her catchy single "Starlight" a little while ago and we're proud to be featuring her latest effort, "Miles Away" on the AU review today! Since we last heard from her, Costanzo has been wasting no time in capitalising on the popularity of previous releases ("Starlight" and "Blindside"), writing new music with the talented folk at MSquared Productions (Michael Paynter and Michael Delorenzis) - "Miles Away" being the latest gem co-written and produced by the duo.
If you were lucky enough to catch Holy Holy at Splendour last weekend, you’d understand the excitement surround the release of their new album When The Storms Would Come. Their set demonstrated the bands interconnected dynamic and confidence on the stage, especially in one of the highlights, “Sentimental and Monday”, which has just gotten a new video.