Day: 16 April 2015

the AU Interview: Reece Mastin (Adelaide) talks new sounds, wild fans and going international

April 16, 2015

Reece Mastin was only 16 years old when he stole Australia’s heart taking out the third The X Factor series win back in 2011. After two best-selling albums, the now 20-year-old returns with his brand new EP Rebel and the Reason and a single of the same name already hitting up the charts. We chat […]

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the AU review partners up with Footstomp for a massive CMW party featuring Kingswood, Ash Grunwald and more!

April 16, 2015

For the first time ever, and with Australia as its Spotlight Country for 2015, the AU review is partnering up with Footstomp Music to throw a massive party as part of Toronto music conference and festival Canadian Music Week next month. Nine incredible Australian acts are set to showcase at the event, to be held […]

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Music Matters LIVE in Singapore releases first announcement of showcase artists, including 12 Australian acts

April 16, 2015

The first 40 bands have been announced for the annual Music Matters LIVE showcasing festival in Singapore, featuring 11 bands from Australia and a group of musicians from all over the world. Russia, Philippines, South Korea, South Africa, Vietnam, New Zealand, Canada, Switzerland and even Kuwait are among the countries represented in this first announcement, […]

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Travel News: United Airlines to bring new offerings to their International Economy Service

April 16, 2015

For years now, United Airlines haven’t quite matched the competition on the Australia to USA route for their economy customers. Though premium customers have been given some luxurious upgrades in recent times – especially those flying the new Dreamliner 787 (pictured above) – economy has always gotten the short end of the stick. Until now! […]

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Single Stream: Rose Windows "Strip Mall Babylon" (2015)

April 16, 2015

the AU review is proud to bring you Rose Windows‘ single “Strip Mall Babylon” as one of our featured tracks today, a new offering from the group’s forthcoming, self-titled, due out May 4th on Sub Pop. If “Strip Mall Babylon” is a taste of what’s to come on the release, then we’re excited to hear […]

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Hotel Review: Premier Loft at the Studio M (Singapore)

April 16, 2015

Part of the Millenium group of Hotels and Resorts, Singapore’s Studio M hotel is a perfect example of the city’s unique ways to make the best of small spaces, something which is typical both of the city’s hotel rooms and the apartments that line the streets. But Studio M takes this concept to another level, […]

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TV Review: Marvel’s Daredevil, Season 1 Episode 6 “Condemned” (USA, 2015)

April 16, 2015

“Condemned”, or as I like to call it, “The Matt & Vlad Power Hour”, is a world changing episode for our titular hero. Not only does he find himself one massive step forward in his quest to take down the criminal enterprises of Wilson Fisk but Matt (or at least his masked alter ego) also […]

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Walking Dead stars take over Oz Comic Con’s Twitter

April 16, 2015

Before Oz Comic Con in Adelaide this weekend, Walking Dead stars Chad Coleman and Sonequa Martin-Green are taking the reigns on the convention’s official Twitter page. From 6:30 – 7:30 (AEST) on Friday the 17th of April, the on-screen siblings will be taking questions on all things Walking Dead including that intense season 5 finale. […]

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Our 5 favourite Hayao Miyazaki / Studio Ghibli films

April 16, 2015

Hayao Miyazaki is a world-renowned and celebrated animator, auteur and founding member of the iconic Japanese studio house Studio Ghibli. To celebrate the release of The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki a DVD/Blu-Ray collection from Madman Entertainment that contains 11 of Miyazaki’s feature films in one boxset (read about it here), we’re taking a look […]

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Netflix renews Orange Is The New Black for a Season 4

April 16, 2015

Netflix is currently on a renewal steamroller having just announced its acclaimed dramedy series set in a prison Orange Is The New Black will be renewed for a fourth season. The third season of OITNB takes us back to Litchfield Prison and some of our favourite inmantes Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), Suzanne ‘Crazy Eyes’ Warren […]

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