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!
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.
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.
Dana Roskvist from Sydonia sat down with the AU's Larry at BIGSOUND last month to chat about their latest album Reality Kicks, their successful crowd-funding campaign that allowed them to tour, getting more radio play than they've ever had and concentrating on writing new, faster and heavier songs.
In 2006, Jesse Keeler and Sebastien Grainger called it quits on a band they "started out of boredom and necessity". That band was Death From Above 1979. In 2011, after five years of silence between them, they reunited for Coachella - and as we now know, this went pretty well. The new documentary Life After Death From Above 1979 directed by Eva Michon tells the story their rise, break-up, and coming back from the dead, and we're proud to bring you this exclusive clip from the film, which is available now. Watch it here:
Photo Credit: Hans Peter van Velthoven
The Pierce Brothers sat down with the AU review's Larry Heath at BIGSOUND last month to chat about snapping guitars, The Northern Lights Tour visiting new Australian regions, their first European tour, the Jack White Party, writing a lot and focusing on making an "interesting" album.
the AU review's Larry Heath interviews Australian artists Angie Hart, Katie Noonan, Sam Buckingham and Maples as they talk about the collaborative album Songs That Made Me. 100% of the album's profits go to Cancer Council and it is released Friday, October 17th ahead of a October/November tour in celebration of the record.
While she was at BIGSOUND last month, we sat down with the beautiful Thelma Plum to talk about her latest EP Monsters, where she wears her heart on her sleeve to say the least. We look ahead to her massive national tour - which kicks off on October 30th - and talk about how things have changed for her since we first saw her at Little BIGSOUND two years before...
the AU review captures artists Angie Hart, Katie Noonan, Sam Buckingham and Maples performing the Prince track "When You Were Mine" off the collaborative album Songs That Made Me. 100% of the album's profits go to Cancer Council and it is released Friday, October 17th ahead of a November/December tour in celebration of the record.
Larry Heath sits down with up-and-coming Aussie Hip Hop artist Joel Rafidi to talk about his debut LP Phases - out now - and much more... you can also watch Joel perform an exclusive AU session for us HERE.
If you wanted Surf-Inspired surf pop, then you’ve got it. The opening track from the band’s debut album Mixed Blessings now has it’s own video clip. It’s pretty subdued but if you’ve got an artsy mind, then you’ll love the colours. I mean seriously, look at that guitar!
Still reaping the massive success of his 2013 album Because the Internet, Childish Gambino is still steady rolling out the visuals to some of the LPs best cuts. The latest is a sun-drenched Hawaiian holiday that strangely turns into the beginnings of a b-grade horror movie. The visuals for "Telegraph Ave ("Oakland" by Lloyd)" feature rapidly rising R&B star Jhene Aiko, with her and Childish living the tropical island lifestyle...until he turns reveals his true self. *SPOILER ALERT* It's like that movie Slither, but better.
Larry Heath sat down with WAAX at BIGSOUND last month to talk about their live gigs, Triple J Unearthed discovery, their new single "Wisdom Teeth" and the hopes of future touring. Watch the full chat here.
Larry Heath interviews two parts of Sydney's The Delta Riggs while at the Young Henry's Small World Festival to talk about their new album DIPZ ZEBAZIOS (out today, 10th October), their trip to the USA which includes an appearance at CMJ later in the month and much more...
It’s not that unusual for musicians and activists to band together. I mean hell, even U2 did it. Probably a little too much, but hey we’re not judging. But this new clip from the band’s upcoming album Lift a Sail really shows what artists can – and often do. It’s pretty touching – take a look below.