Author: Eve Shvartsman

Foley share their guide to navigating adulthood and growing as songwriters to celebrate their debut album, Crowd Pleaser

August 28, 2023

Aotearoa/ New Zealand duo Foley, composed of Ash Wallace and Gabriel Everett have released their highly anticipated debut album Crowd Pleaser. This album showcases their growth and confidence as artists, managing to encapsulate feelings of euphoria, nostalgia and comfort within their dynamic release. Their album Crowd Pleaser is a sleek pop production that is both uniquely […]

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Harrison Storm shares his tour must haves for touring Australia in a van

August 24, 2023

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Harrison Storm has just wrapped up his Regional Australian tour. In his newly kitted out van, he visited stages in Ipswich, Gold Coast, Maroochydore, Byron Bay, Bellingen, Taree, Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Wagga Wagga, and Canberra.  This was his very first opportunity to share the new music from his upcoming album with his Australian fans in a […]

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Guest Playlist: Jet City Sports Club share their favourite indie dream-pop tracks

August 22, 2023

Hailing from Sydney, the indie dream-pop sensation Jet City Sports Club are back with their latest single “Drug Store (Waste My Time)”.  After making waves with hits like “Green Thumb” and “Feeling It All” in 2022, the four-piece band is back in 2023 with a fresh determination to explore new musical horizons. Their latest offering, […]

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SXSW Sydney 2023: A fusion of creativity, innovation, and local talent

August 14, 2023

For the first time in its history, the renowned futurist conference and festival, South by Southwest (SXSW), is expanding beyond its Texan roots to Sydney, Australia. Taking place from October 15 to October 22, 2023, SXSW Sydney promises to be an extraordinary event, bringing together the world’s most inspired thinkers, creators, and innovators right here […]

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The Elsewheres

Exclusive EP Premiere: The Elsewheres – Run Away With Me (2023 EP)

August 2, 2023

Melbourne-based technicolour folk-rock group The Elsewheres are releasing their debut EP “Run Away With Me” this Thursday, 3 August. Here at The AU Review, we have the pleasure of premiering the soulful mix prior to its release! Run Away With Me boasts five heartfelt songs that touch on the realities of love, depression and defeat. The […]

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Exclusive EP Premiere: Aurateque – The Dragonfly Pursuit (2023 EP)

July 27, 2023

Eora/Sydney based alternative-metal band Aurateque will be adding a new EP The Dragonfly Pursuit to their epic punk-rock metal fusion catalogue. We’re thrilled today to be premiering it ahead of its release on Friday, 28th July. Aurateque sets themselves apart from the punk-rock and metal scene with their distinctive blend of metalcore instrumentals, skillfully entwined with […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Nick Carver & The Mean Street Butchers “I Need To Feel” (2023)

July 26, 2023

Nick Carver & The Mean Street Butchers, a psychedelic blues and rock band from regional Victoria, are set to unveil their latest track “I Need To Feel”. We have the pleasure of premiering the track and its gripping music video prior to its release on Friday, July 28. For Nick Carver & The Mean Street […]

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Artist on Artist: Laura Lucas and Lawson Hull delve into their collaboration “I Imagine You Are Happy”

July 21, 2023

Laura Lucas and Lawson Hull, both talented indie-folk storytellers, have joined forces to create a tender and emotional ballad “I Imagine You Are Happy”. Released today, it is a delicate little tune, simple and warm, reflecting on sentiments of wishing the best for someone who has departed from your life.  About the artists Laura Lucas […]

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Guest Playlist: Allegra Neve shares the songs that inspired her debut single ‘Rewind’

July 18, 2023

Meanjin/Brisbane and Eora/Sydney based artist Allegra Neve has released her debut single “Rewind”.  Allegra’s immense talent has already established her as an artist to watch, earning awards such as the Josh Pyke Partnership in 2021 and the Women in Music mentorship in 2022. Her eagerly anticipated debut single definitely did not disappoint.  Drawing from a diverse […]

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Guest Playlist: Mathilde Anne, who sees music in colour, shares her blue and purple playlist

July 17, 2023

Mathilde Anne has recently released her single “Way Up There”, a further taste from her upcoming debut album. Interestingly, Mathilde has synesthesia, meaning that she sees music in colours. She says ” When I listen to music I just see the colours in my head like splats and circles and gushes, moving in patterns with […]

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Sir Winston

Sir Winston shares his exclusive studio diary from his forthcoming EP Démons à Combattre

July 12, 2023

New York-based Australian recording artist, producer & DJ Sir Winston released his new single, Perfectly Numb, in June.  Sir Winston’s music effortlessly captures the indie-sleaze heyday that defined the 2010s. He fuses genres and influences, drawing from acts like Empire of the Sun and LCD Soundsystem. The final product presents a fun and vibrant sonic […]

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Amelia Allan

Track by Track: Amelia Allan takes us through her debut EP, Won’t Miss You

July 11, 2023

Naarm/Melbourne-based indie folk/pop singer-songwriter Amelia Allan has just released her debut EP, Won’t Miss You. The EP reveals Amelia to be a sincere and perceptive storyteller. Littered with catchy hooks, she expertly blends indie pop’s infectious energy and alt-folk’s introspective charm. The songs draw on influences from Julia Jacklin, Stella Donnelly and Courtney Barnett, in […]

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7 Sydney and Melbourne punk bands to play GONERFEST 20 in Memphis

June 29, 2023

GONERFEST, an annual punk-focused festival in Memphis, is set to celebrate its 20th anniversary with an explosive lineup of international bands, including seven of our very own Australian acts. Organized by the renowned Goner Records, a beloved record shop and label known for its dedication to punk and garage rock, GONERFEST has become a staple […]

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Track by Track: Mt Nadir take us through their debut EP Growing Pain

June 24, 2023

Mt. Nadir‘s debut EP “Growing Pain” has finally come to fruition after an extensive two-year creative process. Growing Pain masterfully balances elements of fragility and raw intensity. It weaves a narrative of heartbreak, solitude and eventual renewal within the realms of alt-rock. Mt. Nadir burst onto the live scene last year, packing out their debut […]

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Track by Track: The Money War takes us through their EP I Don’t Hear You Anymore

June 23, 2023

The Western Australian-based duo, The Money War has released their EP, I Don’t Hear You Anymore today.  The duo, Dylan Ollivierre and Carmen Pepper note that the EP is about love, loss and the desire for self-expression. With authenticity at its core, the compilation addresses their innermost thoughts and emotions amidst the trials and tribulations of raising […]

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Aussies Abroad: 9 Australian acts performing at Glastonbury 2023 this weekend

June 21, 2023

Glastonbury Festival, known for its diverse lineup and unforgettable performances, is set to have another monumental year. Scattered throughout the legendary lineup are a few of the finest Australian acts. They will share the stage with some of the biggest international acts, with names like Elton John, the Arctic Monkeys, and Guns N’ Roses headlining […]

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G Flip

G Flip announces DRUMMER Australian Tour

June 15, 2023

Australian artist G FLIP, known for their exceptional talent as a drummer, singer, songwriter, and producer, has announced their highly-anticipated ‘DRUMMER’ Australian Tour. Following their international success and recent tour of North America, G FLIP returns to perform 8 epic shows around Australia for the first time since 2019. G FLIP’s latest single, “Be Your […]

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Eliza Hull

Eliza Hull shares five of her favourite artists with disabilities in honour of her new single “Running Underwater”

June 7, 2023

The Australian singer-songwriter Eliza Hull returns to the music scene with a mesmerising new release showcasing her ethereal vocals and poetic lyricism. “Running Underwater” sees Hull collaborate with ARIA Award-winning producer Pip Norman to create a powerful and introspective song that explores the experience of living with the condition Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and challenges societal perceptions […]

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Guest Playlist: There’s A Tuesday share the songs that inspired their new single “Familiar”

May 31, 2023

Dream-pop group There’s A Tuesday is one the most exciting bands to emerge from New Zealand. The band, led by the talented front-women Minnie and Nat, are known for their ethereal and atmospheric sound that transports listeners to a dreamy realm. Despite being relatively new on the scene, There’s A Tuesday has already made waves […]

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KISS roars back to Australia for an epic final show, including $4000 VIP packages

May 30, 2023

The iconic rock band KISS has declared their triumphant return down under for one last explosive performance – The Final Curtain. In response to an overwhelming groundswell of support from the passionate Australian KISS Army, the iconic rock band have heeded the call and announced their highly anticipated return for one final, electrifying show. Fuelled […]

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