the AU review captures Petter Ericson Stakee - the lead vocalist and guitarist of UK (via New York) group Alberta Cross - in the AU's pop up venue at SXSW performing their latest single "Isolation" as part of their SXSW AU Sessions series. The track comes from the forthcoming self-titled album (number three!), due out in the Northern Hemisphere's Summer.
the AU review captured Brooklyn group Great Caesar in the AU's pop up venue at SXSW performing a brand new track "Hey Jolene" as part of their SXSW AU Sessions series. Watch the full performance here:
the AU review captures emerging Sydney artist Taryn La Fauci performing a beautiful acoustic track at the first ever AU sessions live event at The Hive Bar in Erskineville. The track is called "All Of Me" and you can watch it here:
the AU review captures emerging artist Imogen Clark performing a beautiful acoustic track at the first ever AU sessions live event at The Hive Bar in Erskineville. The track is called "Things You Never Had" and you can watch it here:
We had the privilege of capturing Canadian artist Frog Eyes (Carey Mercer) performing a brand new track "Rejoiners in a Storm" as part of our SXSW AU Sessions series last week. Filmed in Austin, Texas at the Buffalo Nickel on 19th March 2015, you can watch the video exclusively here:
While she was touring Australia at the end of last month, the AU review captured Lindsey Stirling performing a snippet of her track "Shatter Me" on a Balcony overlooking the Sydney, Australia CBD. Watch the exclusive video here as part of our sessions series:
The AU Sessions live series kicked off on Tuesday night with a special showcase at Erksineville's The Hive Bar, featuring two special unplugged, intimate and acoustic performances from the talented Taryn LaFauci and Imogen Clark. The series will continue monthly - the last Tuesday of every month! Keep your eyes on our sessions page for all the details. And in the meantime, enjoy these photos from Johnny Au from the first night:
USA rock group needtobreathe stopped by the AU earlier this month to perform their track "The Heart" while in Australia - filmed Live and Acoustic in Sydney as part of our AU sessions series. The track is taken from their album Rivers In The Wasteland, which is available now.
Watch Brisbane trio The Reversals perform their single "Squeeze" for the AU sessions. Filmed earlier this week in a park in Sydney. The band perform tonight in Adelaide and on Sunday in Melbourne. Dates are on their website, which you'll find after the jump...
US rock group needtobreathe are currently touring Australia for the first time as part of a run of special shows for World Vision. They stopped by the AU review to record two tracks for the AU sessions series, featuring artists from around the world performing intimately, acoustically and exclusively. In this video, three parts of the group perform their track "Brother", while standing on top of a slide in a park in Sydney, Australia.
the AU review presents Melbourne based artist Peter Bibby performing his track "Home Alone" in a park in Sydney - live, exclusively and acoustically for the AU sessions. Watch the performance after the jump (and head over to our Instagram channel to enjoy him taking over our feed...):
Today we're very excited to announce that following the first ever AU Sessions last month in Sydney, from February onwards we will be putting on a monthly event at The Hive Bar in Erskineville - on the last Tuesday of every month! Stay tuned for more details on the lineups! But until then, come and look back with us at performances from Tim Chaisson and Fanny Lumsden from our December 2014 event!
In our final AU session for 2014, we capture South Carolina's Trevor Hall performing his track "Wish Man" in a park in Sydney, Australia. The track is taken from his record Chapter Of The Forest, out now. Trevor will return to Australia in 2015 to play Bluesfest and shows with Michael Franti.
While here doing a quick promo visit for his Australian tour next year, Canadian singer-songwriter Adam Cohen stopped by our office with his band to perform the beautiful "So Much to Learn" off his latest album We Go Home. Catch him on tour in March as he sets off on a 10-show trip around the country.
Before he hits the stage as part of our LIVE AU sessions series in Sydney on Tuesday, December 9th, Canadian troubadour Tim Chaisson joined us at a park in Central Station to perform his beautiful track "Animals" for our AU sessions web series. Enjoy it here, and don't miss his LIVE and FREE at our event on Tuesday! He's playing other shows around the country, too, which are listed after the jump...