Melbourne shoegaze quartet Lowtide have earned rave reviews for their long-awaited debut album released only a matter of weeks ago, and now single "Held" has an accompanying video, shot in a mere two hours. Sometimes simplicity is best.
While the love for his album Sheplife continues to pour in, Briggs is busy showing Australia his value to hip-hop. His powerful, forceful flow is a perfect vessel for his deft lyricism, capturing his frustration about the darker side of society in an incredibly vivid way. Not only a certified head-nodder, "Bad Apples" is an insightful, expressive tale about growing up in a less than ideal society.
Following the release of the acclaimed Raw x Infinity, Aussie rapper REMi has been steady showcasing the album across the country, justifying all the hype with precise performances of the LP's brilliant track list. Keeping the buzz at a high, REMi has released a music video for the club-friendly "XTC Party/H.O.B", showing off that smooth, confident flow as he laces a twisted disco-leaning production with light, drug-riddled party rap. Towards the end, producers Sensible J and Dutch flip the soundscape into a californian-inspired dose of G-Funk, reiterating the diversity found on REMi's debut LP.
Introducing a new face on the Australian music scene, Elesia Iimura. Elesia releases her infectious debut single “Believe” on iTunes today, and we're proud to be premiering her music video on the AU:.
Kimbra has been making some big waves both at home and abroad with her second album The Golden Echo. Check out this typically colourful and wonderful new video for her disco-pop-themed new single "Miracle".
Perth rock/grunge trio The Love Junkies are just a matter of days away from releasing their second album, of which this (chronically underfunded) video provides a good sample of. Catch them on their upcoming national tour following the release of Blowing On The Devil's Strumpet on September 5th.
So much has been written and said about this music video by Nicki Minaj in the short time it's been in the public sphere, and not a jot of it has been about the song. With over 75 million views at the time of writing, this video has to be doing something right... right? The jury is out.
Taken from The War on Drugs' more-than-outstanding Lost In The Dream album released earlier in the year, this epic new video speaks of the open road and draws you into its warmth for a glorious nine minutes.
Loose, fuzzy rock and roll is the name of the game with Brisbane trio The Royal Artillery. Off their album Odds and Ends, they've just released a music video for the track "ACDC#" and we're excited to premiere it for you today on the AU. Watch it now and catch the band on their single tour which kicks off this week! Dates after the jump.
Perth producer Sable has been steady in raising his profile throughout the country, being the only WA act on this year's Splendour In The Grass line up and leaving every performance with more than a few new fans. Amassing a massive fan base seems to come naturally for the young producer, especially when he is collaborating with big names such as Kele Okereke of Bloc Party. The universally adored frontman is all over Sable's "The One", bringing his distinctive vocals to the glistening dance-pop production.
With their debut EP being released this week, Brisbane rock 'n' rollers The Ninjas have dropped their new video for "Never Had Much Time". Catch them on their upcoming east coast tour throughout September.
How good is it to have Lanie Lane releasing new music again? This is the first single from the Sydneysider's upcoming second album, Nightshade, and it's subtle and classy from start to finish.
Get ready to have your eyeballs melted by The Murlocs and their new single "Loopholes". The Geelong quintet let all their '60s garage and psychedelic influences run wild on this song and video, and it works well, in an extremely chilled-out kind of way.
UK trio Bear's Den have had a fast rise since their 2012 formation. This new single is a bridging point between their first two well-received EPs and a debut album. During four days of filming in Seattle, a lone gunman attacked a nearby University campus; the real-life aftermath of which is reflected in this video.
Released back in May, this brilliant black and white video for Canadian band July Talk's single "Summer Dress" has introduced us to one of the country's best hidden treasures. The band will be making their Australian debut in September at BIGSOUND. Get a taste of them here: