Author: Danica Jones

Writer for the AU Review, a lover of books, poetry, good food, travel and adventure. Follow her personal instagram @x3danica or her poetry instagram @danicajoneswrites
Sonoma County

Recipe: Spaghetti All’Amatriciana with Insalata Tricolore from Sonoma County

April 20, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Track of the Day: IV DANTE “By Herself” (2020)

April 17, 2020

Success has skyrocketed for Melbourne newcomers, IV DANTE, following their notable singles “#800080” and “Napping in Night Clubs”. Now returning with their latest single, “By Herself”, taken from their recently released EP, Purple. Alongside bands such as The 1975, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Gang of Youths; IV DANTE embrace the genre of 80’s rock meets indie-pop. Vocalist Danté […]

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Track of the Day: Venture Boi “She Keeps Me In Her Locket” (2020)

April 9, 2020

The newest single, “She Keeps Me In Her Locket” by Venture Boi has graced our speakers and demands our attention. Originally from Birmingham, AL, the band has made their presence felt by exploring diverse genres of music. Lead vocalist Matt Sanderlin, has probed various styles such as pop, electric, folk, space-punk, with influences from Beach […]

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All Time Low

Album Review: All Time Low return with the cathartic Wake Up, Sunshine

April 3, 2020

After tugging our emotions by re-recording their nostalgic Still Nothing Personal: A Ten Year Tribute, acclaimed pop-punk band All Time Low are back with their latest album: Wake Up, Sunshine. The Baltimore band were formed in 2003, and have had eight successful studio albums and counting. For this new album, lead vocalist Alex Gaskarth describes their […]

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TOWNS

Track of the Day: TOWNS “Stardust” (2020)

April 3, 2020

Adelaide-based duo, TOWNS have released their new single “Stardust”, premiering on Triple J Good Nights just this week. The up-and-coming alternative rock band have displayed exceeding success after releasing their single “Safe To Stay” with over 280,000 streams on Spotify. Whilst embarking on three national tours including runs with Dear Seattle, Bugs, and Eat Your Heart […]

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Six Senses

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay introduces “The Water Retreat”

March 13, 2020

Acclaimed luxury brand Six Senses, with 18 hotels and resorts, and 30 spas in 21 countries, have recently revealed the newest addition to their renowned Six Senses Ninh Van Bay resort in Vietnam. Titled “The Water Retreat,” the new lodging seek to further immerse guests in the resort’s unforgettable location. The brand new property is […]

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Boys Like Girls return to Australia for a throwback tour this April

March 13, 2020

If you haven’t heard yet, the fusion pop-punk-emo band from Boston, Boys Like Girls is returning to Australia, after almost a decade, to perform a national tour. After forming the band in 2005, the success of their self-titled album in 2006 spread across the world leading with their smash hit singles ‘The Great Escape’ and […]

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Meatstock Sydney

Program announced for annual Meatstock Sydney festival

February 19, 2020

The mighty Meatstock, one of Sydney’s most popular food festivals, is entering into its fifth year as it plans a massive return to Sydney Showgrounds. The annual carnivore carnival, now stretched to three days of bottomless BBQ, bands and booze, has a few new changes in store as well. In addition to the now classic […]

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Tigerlily’s top five tips on balancing wellness and travel

February 13, 2020

Not only is she one of Australia’s most successful DJ exports, the eternally vibrant DJ Tigerlily (AKA Dara Hayes) is now increasingly known for her sharp focus on all things wellness. Whilst travelling, performing and partying all over the world, the rainbow-haired DJ and producer has managed to maintain a noticeably healthy lifestyle, influential amongst […]

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BunBar: the new Manly joint challenging how we think about burgers

February 6, 2020

A new burger bar concept has emerged in Manly, rethinking the very idea of what a burger could be, by focusing on the bun. It’s no surprise that more and more burger lovers are swapping traditional carb-heavy buns for healthier alternatives, such as the ubiquitous naked lettuce wraps. BunBar seems to thrive on this evolution, […]

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Melbourne’s sustainable rooftop farm restaurant launches “AcreLand”

January 29, 2020

With the launch of Acre Farm & Eatery in December of last year, Melbourne’s Burwood Brickworks brought to life an urban, sustainable rooftop farm accompanied by farm-to-table dining experiences at Glasshouse Café and Farmhouse Restaurant. Now, Acre is taking things to another level with acreLand, a program of events utilising their rooftop farm. Beginning 1st […]

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Mary’s will open their first permanent Melbourne restaurant next week

January 12, 2020

They say good things come to those who wait, and Melbourne is officially done waiting, as the highly anticipated opening of Sydney-born brand Mary’s is finally around the corner. After ubiquitous success in Sydney – from the Newtown original to the more upmarket Mary’s Underground – the crew behind Mary’s are done teasing Melbourne with […]

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