New Music

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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Track of the Day: Benji Lewis “Peaceful” (2020)

July 15, 2020

Melbourne-based singer and song writer, Benji Lewis graces our attention and tugs at our heart strings with his latest single, “Peaceful”. Lewis’ style of music is a beautiful unison of ambient and electro-pop elements with influences taken from Jeremy Zucker, Shallou and Emmit Fenn. His current EP “Here, Then And Now” was released earlier this […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: Sowdy – Shine! (2020)

July 15, 2020

Perth emcee Sowdy is steadily building a reputation as one of the most versatile and exciting hip hop artists in the country. Just one listen to his latest single, “Love”, would tell you all you needed to know about the wildly creative rapper, drummer and vocalist, whose love for the art is endearingly obvious. His […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Tyrone Noonan “Black Dog” (2020)

July 14, 2020

One of the founding members of the ARIA-award winning band george, Tyrone Noonan has made a powerful return to music as a solo artist, releasing debut single, “Black Dog”. Lifted from his forthcoming album, Utopia?, which will be released later this year, the single is an upbeat and uplifting track that evokes an honest picture […]

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Track of the Day: Stevie Jean “Stress Me Out” (2020)

July 14, 2020

Versatile Northern Territorian Stevie Jean has just dropped another banger, this time a gritty tune called “Stress Me Out”. This follows on from her single “Bored” released earlier this year, and debut EP Blame Game which was released late 2019. Her ability to shift genres seems to have no end. Her collaboration on a remarkable […]

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Flyder

Track of the Day: sir Was & Casper Clausen “Flyder” (2020)

July 13, 2020

“Flyder” is the striking new single from Gothenburg-based artist and producer sir Was. The new release was created in collaboration with Casper Clausen, the lead singer of experimental Danish post-rockers Efterklang.  The new single started life as a small sketch last year, when sir Was, real name Joel Wästberg, joined up with Clausen and Efterklang […]

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Woodlock

Exclusive Video Premiere: Woodlock “Start Again” (2020)

July 10, 2020

Melbourne-based trio Woodlock make their return today, releasing new music for the first time in four years. The band consist of brothers Zech and Eze Walters, and drummer Bowen Purcell. Born out of the divorce of guitarist and vocalist Zech Walters, “Start Again”, is unsurprisingly given its title, a song all about rebirth and renewal. Which […]

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Nothing But Thieves

Track of the Day: Nothing But Thieves “Real Love Song” (2020)

July 10, 2020

English rock band Nothing But Thieves have released the second single from their upcoming third full album, Moral Panic. The song, “Real Love Song”, which dropped last week, has a much different sound to the band’s last single. “Is Everybody Going Crazy?” had a more modern rock feel. Whereas this single has that nostalgic 2000s vibe going […]

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Howlite Stranger

“There are monsters under your bed”: Talking “Stranger” and Not Here with Melbourne’s Howlite

July 9, 2020

As Melbourne once again enters into lockdown, locals Howlite are all set to release their striking new single “Stranger”. A long time in the making, “Stranger”, is the final track to be released from their forthcoming EP, Not Here, which is scheduled to be released in September, barring any further COVID-19 induced disruptions.  Unsurprisingly, the […]

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Track of the Day: Slow Pulp “Idaho” (2020)

July 9, 2020

Chicago-based rock quartet Slow Pulp have announced the forthcoming release of their debut album Moveys, with the release of new single “Idaho”.  The band, originally from Madison, Wisconsin, entered their true form when Emily Massey (guitar/vocals) joined with lifelong childhood friends Alex Leeds (bass), Teddy Matthews (drums), and Henry Stoehr (guitar), ahead of the release […]

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Black Rabbit George

Exclusive Single Premiere: Black Rabbit George “Fingers Radio” (2020)

July 9, 2020

Gold Coast-based artist Black Rabbit George is all set to release his new album, Warren, next month. But first, comes the delightfully dreamy lead single, “Fingers Radio”. We’re excited to bring you this exclusive first taste, psychedelic visuals and all, ahead of its official release date tomorrow. Black Rabbit George is the new project from […]

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Track of the Day: AJ Tracey Feat. Mabel “West Ten” (2020)

July 8, 2020

Garage may have taken a backseat in the UK music scene, but whenever the seminal sound emerges it always hits hard. With “West Ten”, emcee AJ Tracey has reunited with singer Mabel to swiftly blend the iconic sound with an irresistible pop melody. Despite its saccharine sound, Tracey’s charisma and Mabel’s summery vocals reiterate how […]

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Mazlin

Exclusive Single Premiere: K. L. Mazlin “Middle Ground” (2020)

July 8, 2020

Former Hungry Kid of Hungary K. L. Mazlin is continuing on his journey into solo territory. Following the positive response to his debut single “Aurora Glass”, he’s back with new single “Middle Ground”. Officially releasing tomorrow, we’re stoked to bring you this exclusive premiere of the new track.  “Middle Ground” is an ode to getting older, […]

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Track of the Day: Lime Cordiale “Screw Loose” (2020)

July 7, 2020

  On the cusp of releasing their second studio album, 14 Steps To A Better You, Lime Cordiale have released a superbly catchy tune off it, “Screw Loose”. It’s a fun tune, as is the accompanying video. The video is a mixture of animation and footage of Oli and Louis Leimbach gallivanting around the Blue Mountains. They’ve even […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Liam Morton “Sunny Afternoon” (2020)

July 7, 2020

We might be in the middle of winter, but we’ve got a song which will transport you back to the heady heights of summer. It’s the Exclusive Single Premiere of “Sunny Afternoon” from Brisbane singer/songwriter Liam Morton. This follows on from his debut single, “Margarita’s By The Pool”. Prior to launching his solo career, Liam […]

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AR Pinewood

Track of the Day: A.R. Pinewood “Hotel” (2020)

July 6, 2020

Move over Orville Peck there’s a new mysterious cowboy country singer on the scene: A.R. Pinewood. His debut album, No Life, dropped on Friday on Scotland’s Lost Map Records.  The creativity that’s gone into the production of this album, is amply matched in the project’s fictional backstory. A heartbroken cyber-cowboy, forged in Colorado, but programmed […]

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Track of the Day: Sun Kil Moon “Lemon Balm” (2020)

July 3, 2020

Though not quite as meandering as the 11-minute “The Johnny Cash Trail”, “Lemon Balm” is a necessary second single for the forthcoming new album from the always joyful Sun Kil Moon. Steadfast with its feathery piano riff, the song is a six-minute rumination that’s just as tender and contented as its predecessor. The new album, […]

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Track by Track: Alex Hardy takes us through her debut EP A Little Break From Love

July 2, 2020

We are really thrilled to be able to present a track-by-track description for the debut EP from Sydney singer/songwriter Alex Hardy. Alex has a silky smooth voice, perfectly suited to the soulful jazz grooves on these tracks. Alex had a crack team creating this record, with it being produced by Sarah Belkner. Helping out was […]

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Track of the Day: Jack Grace “A Ribbon” (2020)

July 2, 2020

Sydney-born, now Paris-based artist Jack Grace, has released a really lovely moody track, “A Ribbon”. It’s been a while since we had any new music from Grace, as his last offering was the EP If I Tremble in 2018. He is a man of many talents, being highly accomplished at producing, arranging, collaborating and songwriting. […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Sarah Stone “What We Do” (2020)

July 2, 2020

Sarah Stone came into the public consciousness via The Voice, Australia, taking out a spot in the top 6.  Since then, Sarah has built a strong following on YouTube and has been working on her own songwriting. We are thrilled today to be premiering the first single off her debut EP, “What We Do”. It’s […]

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Track of the Day: Wolfjay ft. Austen “Very Soon, Very Frequent” (2020)

July 1, 2020

Initially developed through quarantine for the Triple J Unearthed competition #DIYSupergroup, Melbourne based Wolfjay – who played our party in New York back in March – has teamed up with their housemate Austen for the remarkable new single “Very Soon, Very Frequent”. The original track featured samples from Middle Kids, Tame Impala and G Flip […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Michael McCartney “Sweet Side of Love” (2020)

July 1, 2020

We are thrilled today to be premiering the first single from the next EP for Gold-Coast indie-rocker Michael McCartney, with the title track “Sweet Side of Love”. It’s a blissfully positive theme, about enjoying the intimacy of being in love. In “Sweet Side of Love”, McCartney has found an intoxicatingly sweet groove. It has a […]

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The Harriets

Track of the Day: The Harriets “Trip To The Moon” (2020)

June 30, 2020

With the release of the debut album Hopefuls all set for next month, let us introduce you to The Harriets. Fronted by lead vocalists Daniel Parker-Smith and Ben Schrodel, The Harriets are a Leeds-based alternative rock/pop four-piece. Live, they’re joined by Jess Womack (keys) and Ryan Bailey (drums).  The band head towards the release of […]

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Track of the Day: Leanne Tennant “Record Stores” (2020)

June 29, 2020

Our track of the day is “Record Stores” from Leanne Tennant. For anyone who has wondered around a record-store on a bad day, looking for an album to either sympathise with or to shock yourself out of the funk, then this song will resonate with you. “Record Stores” is a beautiful stark tune; an acoustic […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Lamalo “Jungle Train” ft. Little Green (2020)

June 29, 2020

We have the exclusive first look at the video for the latest offering from Lamalo, “Jungle Train”. Lamalo is a duo of multi-instrumentalists Michiya Nagai and Yossi Cascun. They formed in 2016, and since then have created a signature sound of layered sounds, combining modern and traditional instruments.  “Jungle Train” features Little Green, the moniker for […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Tullara “Let This Go” (2020)

June 26, 2020

“Everyone has fooled themselves into a happy ending once or twice”, says NSW-based singer-songwriter Tullara on her new single. “I’d been holding onto the hope that this new love of mine was going to work itself out”. That’s what’s captured here in “Let This Go”, a piercing and poignant folk song, exclusively premiering on The […]

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Track of the Day: Keegan Calmes “Broken Heart” (2020)

June 26, 2020

Keegan Calmes’ latest single “Broken Heart” is still lingering in our ears. Known for for his work with Vinyl Theatre and signed by Fueled by Ramen, the talented singer and songwriter has made a comeback as a solo artist. Growing up with inspiration from John Mayer, The Killers, & Two Door Cinema Club, Calmes has […]

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Track by Track: Key Out talk us through their new record Anthropomorphia

June 26, 2020

Sydney trio Key Out have released today Anthropomorphia, the follow-up to their debut LP, What (do) you see. This is a seriously beautiful album, with tender harmonies, pulsating walls of sound and lush layers of synth and guitars. Lovers of New Order, Joy Division and local legends, the Underground Lovers should find plenty to dig in this short […]

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