the AU interview: Manchester Orchestra (USA) talk Australian tour, "Hope", "Cope", Kevine Devine and Bad Books

While they were in Australia, we talked Hope and Cope with two parts of Manchester Orchestra, plus reflected on touring the UK with Kevin Devine and Bad Books, their Australian experiences and more. Filmed backstage at Melbourne's Corner Hotel before their second show at the venue.

the AU interview at WAM Festival: KUČKA (Perth)

Larry interviews Perth electro act KUČKA during the WAM Festival in Perth to talk about picking up three WA Music Awards, performing at WAM, being an 'experimental artist' and their experiences with the 'Unconditional' single and tour. KUČKA also talks about plans for their new EP.

the AU interview at WAM Festival: Our Man in Berlin (Perth)

Larry interviews Perth band Our Man in Berlin during the WAM Festival in Perth to talk about their performances at the festival, their EP is it right?, the eclectic Perth music scene, overseas interest and future plans...

the AU interview: Harts (Melbourne) talks Prince, Jimi Hendrix and his debut album "Daydreamer"

We interview Melbourne artist Darren Hart - better known as HARTS - at the Sydney venue Oxford Art Factory to talk about his debut record Daydreamer, how it feels to know that Prince has taken an interest in his music, why the new single "When A Man's A Fool" doesn't appear on the record, about the influence of Jimi Hendrix and his label Off Time!

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: Village Echoes (Sydney) talk "You Are Mine"

the AU review's Larry Heath sits down with Sydney band Village Echoes to talk about their brand new single "You Are Mine" and look ahead to their first ever East Coast Australian tour, which kicks off in November.

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!

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.

the AU interview: Dana Roskvist of Sydonia (Melbourne) talk "Reality Kicks" and crowd-funding their tour.

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.

the AU interview at BIGSOUND: Pierce Brothers (Melbourne)

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.