Revealing The 40 Best Albums of 2023

We’re back for the 15th annual list of the 40 best albums of the year, as compiled by the team at the AU review, bringing in music from Australia and around the world. It’s a packed list, with many artists making their debut on our countdown. Read on, and click on the album covers to…

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The 20 Best Albums of 2023… so far

With 2023 just past its half way point, we’re taking a look at look at some of our favourite albums released over the past six months. 2023 has started off with plenty quality releases that are sure to remain on repeat as we head into the second half of the year. With the year already…

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Julien Baker

Interview: Julien Baker talks Little Oblivions, songwriting, boygenius and creative freedom

Singer-songwriter Julien Baker is all set to release her forthcoming album Little Oblivions later this week. Officially released on February 26th, the album delivers a sound that is bigger, bolder and more expansive than the sparse intimacy that we’ve come to expect from Baker. Recorded pre-COVID, Little Oblivions might be a sonic shift for Baker,…

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Track of the Day: boygenius “Stay Down” (2018)

We’re big fans of Julien Baker here at the AU, so we were stoked to hear that the Memphis singer-songwriter has teamed up with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus for a new side-project: boygenius. What initially started as a series of chance encounters, performances and a bit of pipe-dream has evolved into a forthcoming EP…

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