New Music

Aspy Jones

Exclusive Single Premiere: Aspy Jones “Mind Arrest” (2021)

May 26, 2021

Aspy Jones is an alternative folk/blues/roots musician who always impresses with his high-quality, deeply personal songs.  We premiered “Last Nerve” last year, a song about tackling anxiety. In “Mind Arrest”, Aspy tackles his autism head-on, giving the listener a feeling for the challenges which those with autism face, particularly as they enter adulthood. We are […]

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The Velvet Club

Exclusive Video Premiere: The Velvet Club “Everything’s Changing” (2021)

May 25, 2021

Earlier this month The Velvet Club released their latest single, the fun and upbeat “Everything’s Changing”. Today, we are thrilled to have the exclusive video premiere for this track, ahead of its release on Thursday. The track was written just before Melbourne’s lockdown last year. The track visits those moments in our life when we […]

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Roz Pappalardo

Track By Track: Roz Pappalardo takes us through her new album Won’t Be Quiet

May 20, 2021

Last week Roz Pappalardo released her second solo album, the beautiful and poignant Won’t Be Quiet. The career path of Pappalardo has been non-linear. She has a history encompassing acting, playwriting, as well as a singer/songwriter. Now based in Cairns, in far north Queensland, she is enmeshed in the local arts community, working on theatre […]

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Strangely Enough

Exclusive Single Premiere: Strangely Enough “Are You More?” (2021)

May 19, 2021

Multi-instrumentalist Strangely Enough, the moniker for Greg Olley is about to release his latest vividly sonic track, “Are You More?”, and we are delighted to have the premiere of it, ahead of its release on Friday. Strangely Enough is about to release his debut EP, Stories You Tell Yourself (out June 18). He has trickle-fed […]

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One Morning

Track of the Week: Happy Axe “One Morning” (Feat. Butternut Sweetheart) (2021)

May 19, 2021

“One Morning” is the new single from Melbourne-based violinist, vocalist and composer Emma Kelly aka Happy Axe. On this dreamy and beautiful single the Canberra native has enlisted the help of friend and new collaborator Butternut Sweetheart.  “One Morning”, is the second single to be released from Happy Axe’s second album Maybe It’ll Be Beautiful, […]

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Joe Mungovan

Exclusive Single Premiere: Joe Mungovan “Soaking Up The Sunshine” (2021)

May 17, 2021

South-Coast indie-music singer/songwriter Joe Mungovan continues with his run of feel-good tunes oozing summer-vibes with “Soaking Up The Sunshine”, his latest single which is about to drop. We are thrilled today to have the premiere of this sun-soaked delight ahead of its release on Wednesday. “Soaking Up The Sunshine” follows on from “Lemon + Lime” […]

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Dunluvly

Exclusive Single Premiere: Dunluvly “Hazey” (2021)

May 13, 2021

Dublin-based singer-songwriter and producer Dunluvly is all set to release his new single, “Hazey”. The single, a delightful slice of dream pop, is the culmination of three years work, and we’re pleased to bring you this exclusive first listen ahead of its official release tomorrow.  The single is Dunluvly’s first since the release of his […]

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Kyle Jenkins

Brisbane’s Kyle Jenkins leads us through his new solo album Love Lost Love

May 13, 2021

Brisbane artist Kyle Jenkins is back with the first of two planned solo albums: Love, Lost Love. Released at the end of April, the album is an introspective and philosophical collection of songs that deals with disappointments, disillusionment, longing, and of course, love.  The album’s fifteen tracks have been intentionally left sparse and pared back. […]

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Romanie

Exclusive Single Premiere: Romanie “Fake Friends” (2021)

May 12, 2021

  Melbourne based singer/songwriter Romanie is about to release her latest single, “Fake Friends”. This follows on from ” I’m Anything (But Myself Around You).” which was released back in February this year. This is a beautiful track acknowledging that perhaps we aren’t always being the best friend that we could be.  We are thrilled […]

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Lucy Lucy

Track of the Week: Lucy Lucy “$25” (2021)

May 12, 2021

Lucy Lucy is the new solo project for Sydney singer/songwriter Lucy Washington. You might have seen her previously fronting the pop duo Yuma. If you were at Yours and Owls recently, you would have seen her on stage with What So Not. The first track to be released by Lucy Lucy is the banging “$25”, and […]

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Dan Baker

Exclusive Single Premiere: Dan Baker “Take This Rose” (2021)

May 5, 2021

North Queensland’s folk-singer Dan Baker is about to release his first track of the year, and we’re delighted today to be premiering “Take This Rose”, a stunning blend of passion and pain, ahead of its official release on Friday. The track is written as an expression of love, and a commitment made to a long-distance […]

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Chris Lanzon

Track of the Week: Chris Lanzon “Always Forever” (2021)

May 5, 2021

Sydney singer-songwriter and producer Chris Lanzon releases a new single, his second for the year, today. “Always Forever”, is the final single to be released from Lanzon’s forthcoming EP Far From Perfect, which is out June 11th on Hunnydew Recordings.  “Always Forever”, with its soft instrumentation and lyrical introspection, is a delicate and charming slice […]

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Kid Le Chat

Exclusive EP Premiere: Kid Le Chat –Luck Comes Too Late (2021 EP)

May 4, 2021

US and Brazilian indie duo Kid Le Chat are all set to release their brand new EP, Luck Comes Too Late this week. Ahead of its official release on Wednesday, May 5th we bring you this exclusive first listen, and a track by track walk through from the band.  Luck Comes Too Late, the group’s […]

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Patrick James

Exclusive Video Premiere: Patrick James “Grateful” (2021)

April 30, 2021

We are thrilled to close out the week with the video premiere of “Grateful” from singer/songwriter Patrick James. A song born perhaps from the bleakness of Covid, it is a positive reflection of all those things we are grateful for. James has been carving out a name for himself for the last decade or so. […]

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Charlie Collins

Behind the lyrics: Charlie Collins takes us inside her searing new track “F*ck It”

April 29, 2021

Charlie Collins has today released the video for her emotive new single, “Fuck It”. The track deals with a difficult break-up that has become public.  More about the background to the track later, as Charlie has given the AU an exclusive insight into the story behind the song. The video was directed by Madeline Purdy […]

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Cedric Burnside

Track of the Week: Cedric Burnside “Step In” (2021)

April 28, 2021

If you want to find out what the real Mississippi blues sounds like, take a listen to Cedric Burnside. He is the real deal, with a blue-blood pedigree behind him. The grandson of the great R.L. Burnside, Cedric is on the cusp of releasing a new album, I Be Trying, which is just the tonic after […]

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Eskatology

Exclusive Single Premiere: Eskatology ft. Steve Clisby “Good Trouble” (2021)

April 28, 2021

Indigenous hip-hop artist Eskatology hails from Adelaide and has been steadily making his mark in the Australian hip-hop scene. We are thrilled today to have the premiere of his latest track, “Good Trouble”, which features the killer vocals of soul legend, Steve Clisby. If you are in Adelaide, there is a show at Zhivago this […]

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Bree Rusev

Exclusive Single Premiere: Bree Rusev “Fade Away” (2021)

April 22, 2021

Bree Rusev is only seventeen years old and is making her mark on the folk-rock scene, with her assured and instantly accessible songs. We are thrilled to be premiering her third single to hit the airwaves, “Fade Away”. This follows on from her debut and sophomore releases, “Coastline” and “Drift”. There is a maturity to […]

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Pretty Uglys

Behind the scenes with Pretty Uglys during the making of Party Friends

April 22, 2021

West-Australian trio, Pretty Uglys, have just released their sophomore EP, Party Friends. It’s a five-track collection of surf and punk-rock tunes, which have been a staple of their live set for some time now. The band were pretty pumped to get it out into the ether, saying “Feels epic to get this release into the world […]

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Track of the Week: Hayden Calnin “We Got Gods to Blame” (2021)

April 21, 2021

“We Got Gods to Blame” is the latest single from electro-folk singer-songwriter Hayden Calnin. Infused with hymn-like harmonies that will leave you feeling positively devout, it’s a gorgeous track from the Aussie artist, and a shoo-in for this week’s Track of the Week. When he’s not crafting his own tracks, and sharing the stage with […]

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Skybelly

Exclusive Single Premiere: Skybelly “State of Disaster” (2021)

April 21, 2021

Skybelly is the musical project for Melbourne-based singer/songwriter and producer Sara Nelson. We are thrilled to have the premiere today of her latest offering, “State of Disaster”, before its release on Friday. “State of Disaster” was inspired by the “what if we kissed?” meme during last years ‘state of disaster’ resulting in Victoria’s lockdown. The meme […]

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Behind the Scenes of Taylor B-W’s “Nunchucks” music video

April 16, 2021

Sydney indie-pop artist Taylor B-W has just released the video for her latest single, “Nunchucks”. She is an artist with a bullet against her trajectory. In “Nunchucks”, she is rocking a 90’s RnB vibe with soaring vocals. It’s a seriously infectious tune; fun, upbeat and packed with a killer groove. Talking about the song, Taylor […]

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Ed Wells Manuka

Exclusive Single Premiere: Ed Wells x Manuka “Tougher” (2021)

April 15, 2021

Hailing from Sydney, but now a resident of London, Ed Wells has teamed up with fellow Londoner Manüka on their electro-pop single, “Tougher”. This is a track about the resilience we all have when faced with formidable challenges. We are thrilled to have the premiere of this tune before its official release on Friday. Last […]

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Highline

Track of the Week: Highline “Chasing Heaven” (2021)

April 14, 2021

Our track of the week is “Chasing Heaven” and comes from Sydney-siders Highline. We might be heading into winter, but this bouncy song will take you back to the heights of summer. “Chasing Heaven” will be on their upcoming EP, Off Track, which is due to be released on 13th May this year. “Chasing Heaven” […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Roz Pappalardo “Won’t Be Quiet” (2021)

April 14, 2021

Roz Pappalardo is one of those talented artists who creates in many spheres in the arts. She is a singer and songwriter, an actor, as well as a play-write. Today we are thrilled to be premiering a song that Roz has written and sings, “Won’t Be Quiet”. This is the title track of her next […]

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Phondupe

Phondupe gives us the 5 albums that influenced his debut album Onykia

April 13, 2021

Sydney artist Phondupe, the moniker for Rich Lucano, has just released his debut album, Onykia. It’s an album we’ve been eagerly looking forward to, having showcased Phondupe in our 20 artists to watch in 2020 list. Phondupe is a multi-dimensional artist with skills across the spectrum. Producing lush intricate soundscapes, and possessing a voice that […]

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NEW TALK

Track by Track: NEW TALK take us through sophomore album Time & Memory

April 9, 2021

Perth’s NEW TALK have today released their sophomore album, Time & Memory. You might have known them under their previous name, Rag n’ Bone, where they released A Handful of Ash. We are stoked today to be able to have a track-by-track breakdown of this album which has been keenly anticipated. Time & Memory explores […]

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Hein Cooper

Exclusive Single Premiere: Hein Cooper “Pretend” (2021)

April 9, 2021

We are thrilled today to have the premiere of “Pretend”, from Sydney’s Hein Cooper. You might remember Hein from all the way back to 2016 when his single “Rusty” notched up more than 15 million Spotify streams. After the massive success of his breakout singles, Hein toured the global promoting his debut album, The Art […]

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Paulina

Exclusive Single Premiere: Paulina “Lonely Drives” (2021)

April 7, 2021

Brisbane-based singer/songwriter Paulina is about to drop her latest single, “Lonely Drives” and we are thrilled to have its premiere today at the AU. Paulina may only be sixteen years old, but the emotional intelligence in her songwriting is outstanding, and her voice is hauntingly beautiful. The opening verse, which begins with “I’m faking my […]

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HEN

Track of the Week: HEN “Devil’s Sound” (2021)

April 7, 2021

“Devil’s Sound” is the latest synth-led slice of dark pop from Brooklyn’s HEN. HEN, who’s real name is Henry Kaye, is a rising Queer star, producer and singer-songwriter.  Last year saw him release his debut EP Velvet Rage and the stand alone single “Roll Back”; and now he’s teamed up with experienced producer Yoad Nevo […]

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