New Music

Track of the Day: Woodlock “Sirens (The Headphones Version)” (2020)

June 1, 2020

Our track of the day is “Sirens (The Headphones Version)” and comes from Melbourne trio Woodlock. This is a fresh look at the extremely successful single “Sirens” which really did capture the attention of many listeners. It has had over 4 million streams so far. “Sirens (The Headphones Version)” is a great rework on a […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Quiet Blue “Lost It All” (2020)

June 1, 2020

Quiet Blue is the moniker of Melbourne singer/songwriter Nik Georgiou. Today we are delighted to have the Exclusive Premiere of his latest offering, “Lost It All”. For an emerging artist, Nik has been busy in 2020. He released his debut video for single “Jealous” back in March. Since then, he has been busy working on […]

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Track of the Day: Peak Park “Please Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself” (2020)

May 29, 2020

“Please Don’t Be Hard On Yourself” is Peak Park’s latest single with a powerful message. The Melbourne-based three-piece music project has shed light on the awareness and importance of mental health. The track features a kaleidoscope of musical elements with alternative-rock and uplifting electronic-space-pop waves. Relatable and deep sentiments are illustrated with honest and profound […]

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Track of the Day: LPX hits new peaks with “Delayed Gratification” (2020)

May 28, 2020

At the start of last year, we sat down with Lizzy Plapinger, co-founder of Neon Gold Records and lead singer of MS MR, as she made her first trip to Australia under her new solo project LPX. In our chat, Lizzy talked about what her hopes were to be “the most wild, loud, eccentric version […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Roz Pappalardo “Immune” (2020)

May 28, 2020

Roz Pappalardo continues to tease her forthcoming solo album, Sound The Alarm, thanks to her new single “Immune”, out tomorrow. We’re excited to bring you this exclusive sneak peek before the official release tomorrow.  “Immune”, like its parent album, was recorded and mixed at Blackbox Studios with Jeff Lovejoy. The single, despite the timely title, […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Mzaza “Stardust” (2020)

May 27, 2020

Brisbane’s Euro-folk ensemble Mzaza, have released the first song from their forthcoming third studio album, The Birth and Death of Stars. Mzaza is an amalgam of musicians from Europe and Australia, blending their backgrounds and influences into a potent heady mix. We are excited to be premiering today the video for this latest release, which […]

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Track of the Day: SoSo “(Shit) Love Story” (2020)

May 27, 2020

Today’s track of the Day comes from Sydney quintet SoSo, who have just dropped latest single “(Shit) Love Story“. It’s a three minute blast of pure pop-punk, with a chorus that demands to be sang along to. Singer Rhys de Burgh says: “About 6-7 years ago I was in a relationship with someone that I […]

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CJ Stranger

Track of the Day: CJ Stranger “Fool’s Gold” (2020)

May 26, 2020

CJ Stranger, the alter-ego of singer-songwriter Cameron Henderson, has continued to tease his forthcoming album, Hey Stranger, with a new single. “Fool’s Gold” is the third single released from the album, and follows on from “Strange One” (2019) and “Outlaw” (2020). “Fool’s Gold” is a satisfying stripped back and slow burning slice of alt-country. It’s […]

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Track of the Day: Jade MacRae “Midnight Air” (2020)

May 25, 2020

Jade MacRae has released her final single, “Midnight Air” from her forthcoming album, Handle Me With Care. This follows on from earlier releases “I Choose Love”, “Up Above Your Head” and “My Fathers House”. “Midnight Air” is a rich, warm, gospel tale. which is inspired by a New Orleans funeral march.  The song features a […]

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Track of the Day: Ally Rendall “How This Ends” (2020)

May 22, 2020

Cambodian-born singer from Brisbane, Ally Rendall, has unveiled her latest single “How This Ends”. The 16-year old artist has emerged with exceptional talent and her debut single,“ Who Will Love U” has soared with over 20k streams. “How This Ends” represents the downfalls and finality of a relationship with serene acoustics that cascade throughout the […]

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Serina Pech

Track of the Day: Serina Pech “Please Go Lightly” (2020)

May 21, 2020

Earlier this month Northern Territory singer-songwriter Serina Pech released her latest EP Politics. Her first full length release, Politics has been four years in the making, and comes from a place of reflection and experience. The piano ballad, “Please Go Lightly”, is the EP’s sublime emotional centrepiece. A beautiful cry for help and understanding in […]

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Harris

Track of the Day: Harris “Sheena Is A Bush Doofer” (2020)

May 20, 2020

You may know (Noah) Harris, the Melbourne singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, as the lead vocalist of rock outfit Fan Girl. You might even know him as the keyboardist for indie supergroup primetime. Now he’s releasing a new solo single, “Sheena Is A Bush Doofer”, replete with accompanying DIY video clip.  Produced by Sam Swain, and featuring […]

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Aodhan

Track of the Day: Aodhan “Drive” (2020)

May 19, 2020

Dharawal singer-songwriter Aodhan released his latest single earlier this month. “Drive”, written in collaboration with his musical hero Josh Pyke, follows a hugely promising debut year for the award-winning fifteen year old.  Produced by JP Fung, Aodhan began writing “Drive” in 2018. Back then he envisioned it as an indie rock/pop song, but the song […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Colin Lillie “Broken” (2020)

May 18, 2020

Taken from EP Petrichor, “Broken” is the latest from Alice Springs singer-songwriter Colin Lillie. We’re excited to be bringing you an exclusive look at the track’s video here on The AU Review! Since the release of acclaimed debut album Glass Homes, Lillie has had a great run, including taking home the first ever NT Live […]

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Track of the Day: Washington “Dark Parts” (2020)

May 18, 2020

Megan Washington has clearly been creative during Isolation. She is back with a new track, “Dark Parts” and an animated video which she has created herself. It’s a hell of a party track, even if it does ask us to open up and share the parts of us we keep hidden. This song is playful […]

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Track of the Day: Scarlet Parke “Pretend” (2020)

May 15, 2020

Seattle-based artist, Scarlet Parke returns with her latest single “Pretend”, produced by Jake Crocker. After releasing her debut LP, Flight Risk, the artist is known for channeling raw emotions and experiences into her music. The track evokes nostalgic feelings towards an ex-lover with an eclectic side of smooth r&b-pop-trap beats. The recurring lyrics throughout the […]

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Track of the Day: Josh Pyke “Doubting Thomas” (2020)

May 14, 2020

A follow-up to his first release in five years (“I Don’t Know”), “Doubting Thomas” is the new one from the reliable Josh Pyke and another strong offering from the veteran Aussie singer-songwriter. Pyke, in a statement, says the break allowed him to shed some “self-imposed rules” when it comes to songwriting, and that “Doubting Thomas” […]

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Howlite

Exclusive Single Premiere: Howlite “Infancy” (2020)

May 14, 2020

Melbourne band Howlite make their return this week, with new single “Infancy”. Offering insight into their forthcoming EP Not Here, the single sees the trio venturing into the territory of “dark” other-worldly pop. We’re excited to bring you this exclusive first listen ahead of tomorrow’s official release date.  Alison Thom’s beguiling vocal is what immediately […]

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Track of the Day: Woodkid “Goliath” (2020)

May 13, 2020

It’s been a hot minute between drinks for French artist Woodkid, whose acclaimed cinematic pop sees him sit somewhere in between M83 and Hans Zimmer. Tracks like “Run Boy Run” have notably popped up in shows like Umbrella Academy, and he also scored the 2015 Jonás Cuarón film Desierto. There’s an industrial feel to his […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: SMALLS “Tail Lights” (2020)

May 13, 2020

Sydney based artist SMALLS is just a couple of days out from releasing his debut single, but for those of you who can’t wait that long, never fear! We’ve got the exclusive premiere of “Tail Lights” right here on The AU Review! Originally hailing from country NSW, SMALLS is the performing name of Will Robinson. […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Papaya Tree “Out In The Wash” (2020)

May 12, 2020

Six piece outfit Papaya Tree never linger in one genre for too long. Drawing on their blended backgrounds as jazz students, indie contemporary producers, and morticians, their sound is as unorthodox as their histories, and latest single “Out In The Wash” is no exception. With 80s inspired synths and a wistful chorus, its a mellower […]

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Track of the Day: ARES “Burn” (2020)

May 12, 2020

Copenhagen duo ARES (Louise Andersen and Line Mortensen) have tapped into their inner supervillains with new track “Burn“. It’s a deliciously dark slice of electro-pop, with a catchy chorus inspired by Heath Ledger’s Joker. Of the track, ARES said: “We were playing with the image of setting everything you own on fire and just starting […]

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Track of the Day: Alex The Astronaut “Lost” (2020)

May 11, 2020

Alex the Astronaut has just dropped the first single, “Lost”, off her forthcoming debut album, The Theory of Absolutely Nothing. Her two previous EP’s To Whom It May Concern and See You Soon demonstrated her innate ability of this gifted songwriter to capture the zeitgeist of our times. With her songs, you always feel like […]

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Track of the Day: Chris Lanzon “Melancholy” (2020)

May 8, 2020

Introducing “Melancholy” , Chris Lanzon’s debut EP and the name of our track of the day. Following success from standout track “Still”, the Sydney-based artist transcends the indie genre and brings forward a raw and beautiful track. As the intro song of the EP, “Melancholy” lures our attention with stunning, somber piano chords played immaculately. […]

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Track of the Day: Imogen Clark “Found Me” (2020)

May 7, 2020

Australian singer-songwriter Imogen Clark has released a new song, “Found Me”, her first new track in two years. The song was written off the back of the end of a relationship. It’s not a song of mourning though, it’s a song of defiance, strength and a bold celebration of her new-found situation. Imogen’s vocals carry […]

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Damien Johnson

Exclusive Single Premiere: Damien Johnson “Crowd In My Hand” (2020)

May 7, 2020

Let us introduce you to Brisbane’s Damien Johnson. The self confessed “backyard philosopher, theologian, and beer connoisseur” is a live-looping indie-hop artist from Ipswich, QLD. He also happens to be releasing his latest single, “Crowd in My Hand” tomorrow. But, before the official release, we’re bringing you this early exclusive sneak peek and premiere. “Crowd […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Pretty Thrills “Sober” (2020)

May 6, 2020

Sydney pop-rock band,  Pretty Thrills have recently released their second single “Sober”, and we are really excited to be able to bring you today the Exclusive first look at the video for this gem. It follows on from their debut release “Flames” which came out late 2019. The song deals with the oft-seen drunken arguments, […]

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Track of the Day: Nicole Millar “I Should Probably Go to Therapy” (2020)

May 6, 2020

Running around the edges of her irrepressible indie-pop aesthetic Nicole Millar finds strength in the intensely personal with “I Should Probably Go to Therapy”. Her first new music for 2020, the single is a follow-up to 2019’s excellent “Favours” and sheds some light on a trying time in Millar’s life and a conscious confrontation with […]

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The Valla

Exclusive Single Premiere: The Valla “Ice Cream” (2020)

May 5, 2020

One of London’s latest up-and-coming indie rockers, The Valla, will be releasing their brand new single, “Ice Cream” tomorrow. Before its official release we’re stoked to bring you this exclusive first taste of the feel good track.  Recorded and produced by Andy Hall Hall (Bastille), the single is the band’s first of the year, and […]

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Track of the Day: Kira Puru “Idiot” (2020)

May 5, 2020

Okay, so we’re a bit late to the party with this one but, trust me, we’ve not been sleeping on Kira Puru! “Idiot” is the latest track from the Melbourne based performer, complete with a lyrics video cooked up on MS Paint by artist Celine Dore. Of the highly infectious pop track, Kira says: “”Idiot” […]

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