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Jade MacRae

Track of the Day: Jade MacRae “I Choose Love” (2020)

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentines Day lovers. What better way to celebrate than the foot-stomping, hip-swinging, bootie-shaking romp “I Choose Love” by Melbourne-based soul and R& B-maestro  Jade MacRae. It’s got horns, it’s got sass, awesome backing vocals and a gloriously upbeat message. Jade says it best herself “love begins with the need to nourish and respect yourself […]

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Track of the Day: Chutney “Gone On Time” (2020)

February 13, 2020

We have a really beautiful Track of the Day today coming from Gold Coast indie rock band, Chutney. It’s called “Gone On Time”,  and we’ve been totally crushing on this tune since it turned up in our inbox. The guitars on this track are ever so sweet, complimenting and contrasting the earthy vocals. The band […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: Vetty Vials’ Conversations With Myself (2020)

February 13, 2020

Sydney’s Vetty Vials releases her debut album  Conversations With Myself tomorrow (14th February) and we are delighted today to be able to offer you a sneak peek at this gem of an album. The lead single “Pride” was released earlier last month, and it was a great lead-in to the rest of the album. This […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: WAWAWOW – Pink Elephant (2020)

February 12, 2020

We are super pumped to be premiering the debut album Pink Elephant from Sydney psych-rock group WAWAWOW.  These lads clearly don’t do things by halves, with their debut album being a 13-track wonder, packed with some epic grooves, lashings of humour, deft guitars and hypnotic rhythms. Their crafty musicianship brings this album back from the […]

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Track of the Day: Eilish Gilligan “I Just Want To Look At You” (2020)

February 12, 2020

For today’s Track of the Day, we’re showcasing the latest from Melbourne singer-songwriter Eilish Gilligan. A lush slice of dream-pop, “I Just Want To Look At You” follows on from singles including “Someone Else” and “S.M.F.Y”. Perhaps better known as the Frida frontwoman, or as a touring vocalist with Japanese Wallpaper, Gilligan branched out on […]

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Track of the Day: Georgie Fahey “Soldier” (2019)

February 11, 2020

Last month, for the first time in the almost 12 year history of the AU review, we were thrilled to offer one lucky winner a coveted Track of the Day spot on the AU review. And today we’re excited to announce that the winner of that competition is Georgie Fahey, a 16 year old artist […]

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Misty Lanes

Track of the Day: Misty Lanes “Charmer” (2020)

February 10, 2020

Late last month saw Sydney pysch pop six-piece Misty Lane release their new single, “Charmer”. Their first release of the year, it follows the news they’ll be supporting Japanese psychedelic masters Kikagaku Moyo in Sydney next month.  “Charmer” is only the band’s second release since they dropped their debut record in late 2017. It sits […]

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Teen Jesus

Track of the Day: Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers “Desk Chair” (2020)

February 7, 2020

Fresh from an impressive summer of festivals and gigs, Canberra’s up-and-coming grunge rockers Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers return with their new single, “Desk Chair”.  Formed at a Year 10 sleepover after watching School of Rock, the Canberra four piece are only nineteen and fresh from high school. But, thanks to their gritty and […]

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PARKER

Track of the Day: PARKER “Become The Fool” (2020)

February 6, 2020

Late last month saw Launceston visual artist, songwriter and musician PARKER release her stunning new single, “Become The Fool”. A striking Bauhaus-inspired clip, which was created in Unity, the iconic game building engine, accompanies the single. Check it out below! Stunning visuals aside, “Become The Fool” is a beautiful song in its own right. The […]

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Track of the Day: Victoria’s Flight “Love Will Come Back” (2020)

February 5, 2020

Our track of the day is “Love Will Come Back” and comes from Scottish band Victoria’s Flight. It’s a song with great hooks,  punchy guitars with sweet vocals and harmonies. It has a lovely upbeat feel to it, with a recurring triumphant refrain of “Love Will Come Back”. It is just the song to help […]

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Charlie Gradon

Track of the Day: Charlie Gradon “Grieving” (2020)

February 4, 2020

Northern Beaches multi-instrumentalist Charlie Gradon has dropped “Grieving”, his new single, and the first taste of his forthcoming sophomore EP, Blurry Ones. Created in his bedroom studio, the nostalgic track documents the bleak moments of a pretty bleak week.  With a near death experience, an album lost, and a band broken up, it was far […]

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Stupid Baby

Track of the Day: Stupid Baby “Feline” (2020)

February 3, 2020

Stupid Baby is a quartet from the Central Coast, and they’ve just released their debut single, “Feline”. They’ve also released a fun manic video to accompany it. The band is made up of life-long friends Liz Drummond (Little May), Jake Dobson (Desert Moons), Eli Milojkovic (Sea Legs) and Will Glencross. They might have just released their […]

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Ben Catley

Track of the Day: Ben Catley “Run” (2020)

January 31, 2020

Following a massive 2019 where he played shows and festivals all across Australia, New Zealand, the UK and more, Perth-based singer-songwriter Ben Catley has dropped his new single: “Run”.  Describing “Run” as energetic and up-tempo is an understatement. Catley’s guitar work on the track is frenetic and blistering. Whilst, the track might be inspired by […]

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Stranger Inside

Track of the Day: Hailey Beavis “Stranger Inside” (2020)

January 30, 2020

Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter and visual artist Hailey Beavis released her new EP, Whatever You Feel I Do Too, earlier this month. Recorded at Pumpkinfield Studio, near Perth (Scotland), the EP is the second release on OK Pal Records, the label Beavis founded alongside her friend Faith Eliott in 2018. Kicking off the EP, is the beautiful […]

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Track of the Day: Vetty Vials “Pride” (2020)

January 29, 2020

Sydney’s Vetty Vials has hit the ground running in 2020. Next month, she’ll take to the road in support of Conversations With Myself, her debut album. But before all that, we have “Pride“, a glimpse of what we can expect from next month’s release. Of the upcoming album, the pop punk singer/songwriter says: “Conversations With […]

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Heaps

Track of the Day: Heaps “Softly” (2020)

January 28, 2020

“Softly” is the new single from Canadian band Heaps. Formerly known as The Kents, this is the group’s first single under their new direction, with a full length album to follow.  The forthcoming album, What Is Heaps, and the new single, were recorded at Union Sound in Toronto. The quartet enlisted Leon Taheny (Fucked Up, […]

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Sigmund

Track of the Day: Sigmund “Given Up On Hope” (2020)

January 24, 2020

“Given Up On Hope” is the new single from Faroese singer-songwriter Sigmund. Recorded last year in an old knitting factory, the track is Sigmund’s first ‘new’ release since 2014. It’s a short, sweet injection of twangy bluesy rock; and I’m very much here for it. I stumbled across Sigmund and his music almost by accident. […]

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Track of the Day: Four Year Strong “Talking Myself In Circles” (2020)

January 23, 2020

It’s been five years since Massachusetts pop punkers Four Year Strong released their self-titled sixth album. Now they’ve kicked off 2020 with news about the much awaited seventh, titled Brain Pain and due for release on February 28th. “Talking Myself In Circles” is one of two glimpses we’ve had at the forthcoming release, alongside the […]

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jungle giants Sending Me Ur Loving

Track of the Day: The Jungle Giants “Sending Me Ur Loving” (2020)

January 22, 2020

One of our favourite bands The Jungle Giants are back with a new single, “Sending Me Ur Loving”. It’s trademark Jungle Giants, with the jangly guitars, soaring vocals and a tune you want to shake your booty to. Sam Hales, the lead singer, says of the track “Sending Me Ur Loving has been with me […]

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Track of the Day: Brielle Ansems “More Than My Heart” (2020)

January 21, 2020

If you’re looking for a soulful slice of folk-pop, look no further! Canadian singer-songwriter Brielle Ansems has just dropped her latest single, “More Than My Heart“, and it’s absolutely stunning! Based on Prince Edward Island, Brielle has immersed herself in the community’s creative scene, crafting an emotive sound that blends pop, folk, and R&B influences. […]

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Samoaja

Track of the Day: Samoaja “Their Sons and Daughters” (2020)

January 20, 2020

Formed in 2014, Samoaja are a four-piece ‘Landscape Pop’ band from Finland. Musically, the group blend Nordic soundscapes with a modern folk sensibility and haunting melodies. It all makes for a sound that is high on the atmospherics and ambience. Earlier this month, Samoaja kicked off 2020 with the release of their new single, “Their […]

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Track of the Day: Rick Sextant “Mingle with Kringle” (2019)

December 20, 2019

We bring your our final Track of the Day for the year.  It is only fitting that we finish with a Christmas song. Or perhaps it isn’t. Nonetheless, here goes. Enjoy the catastrophe that is Rick Sextant’s ode to the festive season, entitled “Mingle with Kringle”.     Feel free to follow Rick on twitter in case […]

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Track by Track: Kilns take us through their debut album You Can Bet Your House on Me

December 13, 2019

Last month Melbourne indie-rockers Kilns released their beautiful debut album “You Can Bet Your House on Me”.  It’s an album that regularly visits themes of relationships, their fragility but is also joyous. Guitars riff and vocals soar with some sweet harmonies. There is also some sweet humour in there as well. It’s hard to believe these […]

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Track of the Day: Fragile Animals “Waiting” (2019)

December 11, 2019

Brisbane / Sunshine Coast trio Fragile Animals have released their latest single “Waiting”, and we are pumped to have it as our track of the day. It’s a wonderful amalgam of genres. Shoegazing is front and centre, but there’s a splash of indie rock and a smidgin of 80’s Manchester. The song was written by frontwoman Victoria […]

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Track of the Day: Maz Green “Moving Slowly” 2019

December 9, 2019

Our track of the day comes from a rising star in Melbourne singer-songwriter Maz Green. With the country literally burning around us, Maz has addressed many of the issues facing us in her sophomore single, “Moving Slowly”. Her debut single was “Somewhere Else”and was released earlier this year. Maz explains the inspiration for the song: […]

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Track of the Day: Klue “Coming Home” (2019)

December 9, 2019

Fresh from another life over in Europe, Klue has zipped back to Sydney for the summer and is celebrating with the celebratory “Coming Home”. The Aussie-born producer, also known as one third of True Vibenation, has caught our attention numerous times with his slinky, summery productions and penchant for pulling in inflections of jazz, tropical […]

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Track of the Day: Serina Pech “Isolated Strangers” (2019)

December 6, 2019

The Northern Territory is a breeding ground for insanely talented story-tellers. There’s no better example than Serina Pech, with her latest offering “Isolated Strangers” hitting the airwaves. This is the third release from Pech this year, following on from “Take A Look Around” and “Sing Your Own Song”. Serina hails from Katherine, in the NT, […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Cedarsmoke “Pure Heroin” (2019)

December 5, 2019

Last month Brisbane 5-piece Cedarsmoke dropped their single “Pure Heroin”, which featured the story of Syd and Nancy (Syd Vicious and Nancy Spungen), a touch of Jane Austen and a heavy helping of heroin. Today we are proud to bring you the exclusive video premiere to help bring to life this romantic tragedy. It’s their […]

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Track of the Day: Neverkid “When It Comes” (2019)

December 5, 2019

Indie pop meets 80s vibes in “When It Comes To You“, the debut single from Brisbane’s Neverkid. Complete with a music video filmed in the garage of Neverkid’s apartment complex, we’re loving this moody, retro take on electro-pop – and we think you will too! Neverkid says: “Normally I write songs when I’m in a […]

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Track of the Day: Nathan Ball “Borders” (2019)

December 4, 2019

Ahead of his debut Australian headline tour this week, UK-based singer-songwriter Nathan Ball has dropped his mesmerising new single, “Borders”.  As singles go, “Borders”, is understated and subtle in style and the delivery of its message. Beautifully melancholic and ethereal, the tone is set by the guitars, but cemented through Ball’s atmospheric vocal melodies. Despite […]

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