New Music

Track of the Day: KIT “King Size Bed” (2020)

August 7, 2020

KIT, the solo-project for Katie Wighton (All Our Exes Live In Texas) has just released her second single, and this is one hell of a tune. It kicks off with punchy guitars, sultry vocals and cute backing vocals, and from that point on you are hooked. It’s a joyous emotional rollercoaster about falling hard for […]

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Kate Miller-Heidke

Track of the Day: Kate Miller-Heidke “Deluded” (2020)

August 6, 2020

Brisbane singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke has some great news to share today. We have her latest single and video, “Deluded”, hot off the press, and news that her next album, Child In Reverse will be released on 30th October. “Deluded” is classic Kate Miller-Heidke, the incredibly elastic vocals front and centre. It’s got a vibrant groove […]

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Behind the scenes of the making of RACKETT’s new clip for “Crush”

August 6, 2020

RACKETT has just released a corker of a new song, “Crush”.  It comes with an infectious melody and sugary-pop upbeat sentiments. It was co-written by RACKETT and Dave Hammer (Lime Cordiale, Mia Rodriguez), and mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer, Joe Laporta (Solange, FKA Twigs). On the same day as releasing this latest tune, RACKETT released the accompanying video for […]

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These Guy

Exclusive Album Premiere: These Guy – These Guy House (2020 LP)

August 6, 2020

Brisbane psych-pop outfit These Guy are all set to release their new album, These Guy House, this week. The mini-album, which officially releases tomorrow, was conceived, written, recorded and mixed all during the early months of Queensland’s lockdown. We all knew they were going to come eventually, the pandemic albums, but perhaps not quite so […]

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Tinpan Orange

Track of the Day: Tinpan Orange “Turn It On Again” (2020)

August 5, 2020

Indie-folk trio, Tinpan Orange have a wonderful new tune out for you, called “Turn It On Again”.  Before the Covid-19 lockdown, they went into the home-studio to record a bunch of new songs, and this is the first to emerge from those recordings. This is typical Tinpan Orange, exquisite musicianship with the gorgeous ethereal vocals of […]

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Chutney

Exclusive Single Premiere: Chutney “Outcast” (2020)

August 5, 2020

Everyone’s favourite pioneers of ‘condiment rock’ Chutney make their return this week with “Outcast”. It’s the Gold Coast indie rockers second single lifted from their forthcoming self-titled EP release. It follows on from “Genie’s Lamp” released last month. Officially released on Thursday, we’re stoked to bring you this exclusive first listen of the new single.  […]

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Track of the Day: PURSE “Speak” (2020)

August 4, 2020

After losing hours travelling to and from band practice in Brisbane, PURSE decided to throw all that creative energy into a solo project. The result is “Speak“, a catchy debut with shades of early 2000s indie. Think We Are Scientists circa After Hours and you’re somewhere in the right ballpark. “This single came from reflection […]

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Ex-Olympian

Track of the Day: Ex-Olympian “Voices In My Head” (2020)

August 3, 2020

“Voices In My Head” is the debut single from Ex-Olympian, the new musical vessel for Melbourne’s Liam McGorry. If you recognise that name, it’s because he’s the principal songwriter and musician for a host of bands, including Saskwatch and Dorsal Fins. But, with both projects officially on hiatus, Ex-Olympian will be his main focus going […]

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Hugh Klein

Exclusive Single Premiere: Hugh Klein “Quand C’est Mou” (2020)

August 3, 2020

We’re delighted to be kicking off the week with the exclusive premiere of “Quand C’est Mou”; the exquisite debut release from Melbourne composer and musician Hugh Klein.  Recorded between France and Melbourne, “Quand C’est Mou” explores ideas of awakening, rebirth and genuine intimacy. The ‘theme’, as Klein describes the single, forms part of a larger conversation […]

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Justin Stewart Cotta

Exclusive Video Premiere: Justin Stewart Cotta “Longing Is Not Love” (2020)

July 31, 2020

Sydney singer-songwriter Justin Stewart Cotta has had a pretty busy 2020, surprising fans with a slew of singles and older tracks back at the beginning of the year. Now he’s back with his punchy and empowering new single “Longing Is Not Love”. Today we’re stoked to bring you the exclusive premiere of the single’s music […]

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Track of the Day: James Bay “Chew On My Heart” (2020)

July 31, 2020

BRIT Award-winner and Grammy Award-nominated for Best Rock Song, with his universal track “Hold Back The River”, James Bay returns with his latest release this year, “Chew On My Heart.” The single is extracted from his forthcoming album which the UK singer is set to release. The artist shares the inspiration behind the track: ‘Chew […]

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Track of the Day: Greatest Hits “Trying” (2020)

July 30, 2020

Australia-UK trio Greatest Hits have knocked it out of the park again with their latest single “Trying”, the third in a very young career, following the excellent “Mortals” and “Phil, Slow It Down”. Produced and mixed by Sean Cook (Bombay Bicycle Club, MGMT, Best Coast), “Trying” sheds light on the band’s endearing knack at weaving […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: TILD “Wasting Time” (2020)

July 30, 2020

Sydney grunge-pop rockers TILD are about to release their latest single, “Wasting Time”, and we are stoked today to have the exclusive video premiere of this gem prior to its release tomorrow. The band have been busy since forming in 2019, releasing singles “Slowly”, “Wolf” and more recently “Make Up”. It has sweet infectious vibes, […]

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Touch

Exclusive Single Premiere: Nuria “Touch” (2020)

July 29, 2020

2020 has been a prolific year for Tasmanian indie-pop artist Nuria, and she’s showing absolutely no signs of slowing down. On Friday July 31st, she’ll be dropping single number eight for the year, the punchy and powerful “Touch”. If like us, you can’t wait,  you’re in luck, as we’re bringing you this exclusive first listen. […]

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Gaspar Sanz

Track of the Day: Gaspar Sanz “On My Mind” (2020)

July 29, 2020

Sydney indie-rockers Gaspar Sanz are back with, “On My Mind”, their second single of the year. Written back in 2019, the single’s message of utilising your own oppression as a form of power has become all the more poignant and timely in the increasing mess of uncertainty that is 2020.  Recorded in Sydney with producer […]

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Track of the Day: Sir Winston “Hollywood Hills” (2020)

July 28, 2020

Australian-born but New York-resident Sir Winston has a pumping new tune out for you, “Holywood Hills”. The song references a rather gnarly party where his girlfriend has taken some pills at a party in the Hollywood Hills, and the mayhem associated with that. Thankfully that’s a crisis not many of us have to endure. This […]

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Ride For Rain

Exclusive EP Premiere: Ride For Rain Never Magenta (2020)

July 28, 2020

Sydney’s pop-punk outfit Ride For Rain are about to drop their latest EP, Never Magenta, and we are thrilled to be able to give you a listen to it in full today, prior to its release on Friday. We are also premiering today the video for the third track on the EP, “Let Go”. This is […]

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Track of the Day: Something For Kate “Waste Our Breath” (2020)

July 27, 2020

Though Melbourne’s Palais Theatre may be begging for some life right now, a new music video from Aussie music royalty Something For Kate fills out the empty venue as the three-piece perform on stage to no one. A rush of energy courses through “Waste Our Breath”, the second single lifted from SFK’s first album in […]

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Track of the Day: Milq “Summer Again” (2020)

July 23, 2020

Although summer seems far away, Canadian indie-pop band, Milq’s latest single “Summer Again” gives us those nostalgic feels for warmer weather and young love. Extracted from their self-produced debut EP, tired. this track is the quintessential tune for reminiscing on our youth and past experiences of infatuation and lost love. The tone of the song […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Sammm. “Four Eyes” (2020)

July 23, 2020

Brisbane’s Sammm. has doubled-down on dreamy indie-rock with his latest single “Four Eyes”, a poignant track which unpacks a sense of bruised optimism. As elegant as it is angsty, the single channels the style of bands like The War On Drugs and Real Estate with ease. Sammm., otherwise known as Samuel Geddes, puts on one […]

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Track of the Day: GL “Pistachio” (2020)

July 22, 2020

Melbourne electronic-pop duo GL have just dropped their first single of the year, “Pistachio”. In further good news for the band, they’ve announced that their forthcoming sophomore album,  You Read My Mind, will be released on the 25th September on their own label, Pool Records. “Pistachio” follows on from “Night Habit” which was released in September […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Mardi Wilson “Part Time Lover” (2020)

July 22, 2020

Raw and brutally honest, “Part Time Lover” is the new single from Brisbane singer-songwriter Mardi Wilson. Tt’s a bit of a departure from previous songs like “Runaway” and “Don’t Stop”, lifted from a forthcoming debut album while further highlight Wilson’s undeniable talent at spinning her own feelings and experiences into compelling songs. Based on something […]

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Track of the Day: Joesef Feat. Loyle Carner “I Wonder Why” (2020)

July 21, 2020

Joesef may be tight-lipped on his debut album, but the increasingly popular artist isn’t hiding his extraordinary talent on new single “I Wonder Why”. A static R&B jam, the new single sees Joesef hook up with fellow Brit Loyle Carner for what is easily one of the most lush, aesthetically beautiful songs out right now. […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Sarah Goodwin “Look Forward” (2020)

July 21, 2020

Aussie pop artist Sarah Goodwin has already built a solid reputation for genuinely uplifting, summer-soaked singles like “Waste My Time” and “Darker Shades”, a steady collection of blissful bops that now welcomes a new addition. Premiering today on the AU review, “Look Forward” is the new single from the Brisbane based singer-songwriter, simply diving into […]

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Track of the Day: Mylk “Snooze” (2020)

July 20, 2020

Melbourne indie-outfit Mylk have just released their latest single, “Snooze”. The band has been on the scene since late 2017 and have dropped just the four singles since then. Their maxim appears to be quality over quantity, and “Snooze” certainly fits in with that proposition. “Snooze” opens with forty or so seconds of sweet guitars […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: The Marlenes “Breaking Out of Touch” (2020)

July 20, 2020

Get ready for a lot of deep, lingering looks and hazy 60’s style vocals as Melbourne band The Marlenes croon their way through “Breaking out of Touch.” Lifted from their recently released Advertise on the Moon project, the woozy soft-sway of surf rock rolls over a heady hit of psychedelia as lead Michael Proctor’s relaxed […]

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Track of the Day: IJALE Feat. Rara Zulu “Hotlines” (2020)

July 17, 2020

Melbourne-based Australian-Nigerian emcee IJALE has served up the first taste of his upcoming debut EP Wildly Disparate Sounds with the conceptually powerful, aesthetically smooth “Hotline”. More than just a song, the hip hop artist has expanded upon the idea of having a safe space for the Black community and other people of colour to vent […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: The Valla “Shut My Mouth” (2020)

July 17, 2020

Only earlier this year, The AU Review premiered their single, “Ice Cream” and now The Valla return with another smash hit called “Shut My Mouth”. After releasing their debut EP Just Chemicals in 2019, the notable newcomers have been pushing the boundaries and making themselves heard. Whether it’s rocking out in secret house concerts, hosting […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Resin Moon “The Middle” (2020)

July 16, 2020

Alice Springs based producer Resin Moon has found his voice in a town so rich in culture, camaraderie and artistic experimentation. As he recalls, the artist found his home in remote Central Australia follows a few years of travelling and trying to find hone his craft, a path to self-discovery which has led to his […]

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Track of the Day: Trace Decay “Photobooth” (2020)

July 16, 2020

Earlier this year, Trace Decay’s single “Sad Dance” featured as our track of the day, and now the Melbourne-based duo return with another hit called “Photobooth”. The pair deliver an intoxicating and sombre tone whilst the lyrics display themes of loss and heartbreak. Melancholic vocals echo throughout the song, bringing forth an uplifting chord and […]

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