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The 40 Best Albums of 2017

December 22, 2017

This week, we brought you an end of year list detailing some special Australian albums released this year, the Top 20 in fact, that have made their mark. With Gang of Youths‘ Go Farther in Lightness taking the Number One spot, and the likes of Jen Cloher, Ecca Vandal, Winston Surfshirt and more also featuring prominently, we revisited some of […]

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Album Review: Jay Z – 4:44 (2017 LP)

July 25, 2017

The brief, yet captivating career retrospective of the life and career of Shawn Carter has a complete sense of poise, elegance and humbled acceptance. 36 minutes is all veteran emcee Jay Z needs on 4:44 to play host to a series of introspective thoughts on his life. The negative press surrounding Jay after Beyoncé’s Lemonade […]

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Playlist: Ten times Rihanna nailed the collaboration game

June 13, 2017

Rihanna is one of modern pop music’s most bankable artists. Since her “Pon De Replay” days, the Bajan vocalist has been an in-demand name both as a solo artist and as a hot guest artist on many a pop and hip hop chart buster. The years have seen Rihanna collaborate with the likes of Maroon […]

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Tash Sultana, Middle Kids, Alison Wonderland to join Jay Z & The Killers at Austin City Limits 2017

May 5, 2017

Only hours ago, Jay Z was squeezed onto the Austin City Limits festival line up ahead of the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers and sis-in-law Solange – an exciting return from the New York King who is currently popping up on a few huge stages throughout the year. Of course, ACL is a huge drawcard for […]

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part Four – The Top 25

May 30, 2016

Today, we find ourselves at the top end of our 101 Greatest Songs of All Time countdown. We’ve already seen some classic gems mixed in with some older favourites further down the list but as we look at this eclectic Top 25, there are definitely some tunes in here that might surprise. When it came […]

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part One – 101 to 76

May 17, 2016

What makes a good song great? What is it about that one song from the 80’s that still resonates with you now, in 2016? What was it about that artist’s debut single that still stacks up with material they’re releasing now, four or five albums deep? These are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently in […]

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Fox 8 to screen Beyoncé and Jay-Z “On The Run” exclusively this week

September 21, 2014

Express from the U.S, “On the Run” will be premiering exclusively on Fox 8 this Tuesday. Following the immense collaborative tour of husband-wife power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the concert has been a consistently hot topic since it began in late June this year. The music megastars have produced “On the Run” for HBO, pairing […]

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