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The 40 Best Albums of 2021

December 17, 2021

It’s that time of year when our team of music writers and editors get together to count down the 40 best albums of the year. And while this has been no usual year, the quality of music that has been released has been incredibly high. Suffice it to say, this has been a very difficult […]

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Album of the Week: Now We’re Cookin’ is Polish Club at their best, most melodic and entirely complete

August 12, 2021

Since coming through with the goods on their debut album in 2017, it’s been a relatively constant burn for Polish Club, the Sydney duo known for their live shows and ability to craft punchy classic rock tracks. With Alright Already debuting 4 years ago only to be followed up with the stellar Iguana in 2019, […]

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Polish Club’s David Novak gives us his favourite burgers in Sydney

August 11, 2021

On Friday, Sydney rockers Polish Club will release their latest album, Now We’re Cookin’. They’ve teased out some singles in the past few months including “Stop for a Minute”, “Just Talking” and the sweet ballad “No Heaven”, so it’s exciting to having the full audio smorgasbord about to drop. It’s always good to hear David […]

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The 40 Best Australian Songs of 2019

January 20, 2020

With the Hottest 100 voting closing today, we thought we’d take our annual look back on the best songs of 2019. And should you still have to vote, we wanted to give you some ideas on some great local music to consider including in your top ten. We’ve put the 40 songs together in a […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2019

December 18, 2019

It’s time for the AU review’s annual list of the best albums from Australia and the rest of the world for 2019. Across this list, we take you through a wide range of genres, with music that represents the exciting, vibrant time of music right now. It’s fair to say that there are some notable […]

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Photo Gallery: DZ Deathrays + Polish Club + VOIID – HQ Complex (01.11.19)

November 2, 2019

It was a hot and sweaty night at an all ages DZ Deathrays gig at HQ Complex in Adelaide. Special guests Polish Club, VOIID and The Buoys kept the crowd pumped all night before a DJ after party in the top room. John Goodridge was there to bring you these photos.

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Live Review: Polish Club + Approachable Members of Your Local Community + Dulcie – 170 Russell, Melbourne (28.06.19)

July 2, 2019

Melbourne’s 170 Russell St was lit up over the weekend by the high energy soul-rock of Polish Club as a for a big bash celebrating the release of their new album Iguana. The Sydney duo brought along Perth group Dulcie and Melbourne locals Approachable Members of Your Local Community for the party, giving the groups […]

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Photo Gallery: Polish Club + Approachable Members of Your Local Community + Dulcie, 170 Russell, Melbourne (28.06.19)

July 1, 2019

Polish Club, Approachable Members of Your Local Community and Dulcie put on a performance of the year at 170 Russell, celebrating Polish Club’s newest album Iguana with their usual flair.

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Live Review: Polish Club + Dulcie + Approachable Members of Your Local Community – Manning Bar, Sydney (15.06.19)

June 17, 2019

There’d almost be nothing as satisfying for a band than releasing one of the year’s best releases to only follow it up with a sold out home town show just weeks later. For Sydney two piece Polish Club, this is exactly what they’ve managed to do in the past month. Playing to a loyal and […]

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Album Review: Polish Club – Iguana (2019 LP)

June 6, 2019

Here’s a fun fact: despite the commonly held belief that they can do it whenever they please, Iguana’s can only change colour when placed under stress or basking in the sun. Now that I’ve dazzled you with my Year Seven standard understanding of the animal kingdom, you must know that just like Iguana’s, Polish Club […]

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Live Review: Polish Club tears up the Gasometer stage for their closing show in Melbourne

December 17, 2018

Saturday night was the concluding show for Polish Club‘s ‘Get Some Clarity’ tour and there is no doubt that the boys wholeheartedly went out on a high. In October, the rock duo (David Novak and John-Henry Pajak) released the first glimpse of their forthcoming second album with their latest single ‘Clarity’ – a mammoth track […]

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9 shows not to miss at the 2018 Brisbane Festival

August 21, 2018

The Brisbane Festival kicks off on in a couple of weeks on the 8th of September. With the festival boasting 600 performances of almost 70 shows across 17 venues, it’s close to impossible to see everything, or indeed to decide what you should go and see. So, like the good citizens we are, we’ve compiled […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Best New Music Mondays ft. Jack River, Pataphysics & more (November 27th)

November 27, 2017

Whether you’re into some hard hitting rhymes coming from Omar Musa, intricate production style from Melbourne’s Pataphysics or some glorious new material from Jack River and Walken, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at our new playlist and start adding to your own with these choice cuts from Australia and abroad.   ———- This content has recently been […]

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Music Video of the Day: Polish Club “Gimme Money” (2017)

November 13, 2017

Polish Club‘s next jaunt around Australia is soon upon us, with the Sydney group set to kick start their tour in Canberra next Friday. To get us further hyped, we’re sharin’ their latest music video, this time for “Gimme Money”. The tune, taken from their Okie Dokie EP, is a rollicking good time – catchy, rapid and […]

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Polish Club’s David Novak lets us know his favourite Asian eats in Sydney

October 29, 2017

Turns out David Novak of Sydney band Polish Club is quite the discerning foodie, and since we here at The AU Review are constantly in-touch with both local musicians and the local food scene we thought it best to grab his thoughts on a topic he is most passionate about: Asian food. Sydney is swarming […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

July 4, 2017

Shockingly, we find ourselves in the second half of 2017 already. In terms of new music, we’ve been hit with some heavy releases from some of pop music’s biggest names, while some of our favourite Australian artists have come out swinging with impressive album and EP releases all their own. As the first week of […]

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Music Video of the Day: Polish Club “Divided” (2017)

May 8, 2017

Polish Club have just dropped another visually delightful little chunk of awesome, straight from their debut album Alright Already. Their latest single, “Divided”, is sure to pull you firmly into the Polish Club fan camp, set to motivate you through any task you happen to be running at this week. Backed by the epic slow […]

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Album Review: Polish Club – Alright Already (2017 LP)

March 30, 2017

This just in: guitar and drums aren’t dead. Who’d have thought it? In an age where every man, woman, and dog seem to only use synths and drum pads, Sydney two-piece Polish Club have gone about releasing a blistering debut album. On the back of a couple years crafting their blues and garage rock sound, […]

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Polish Club touring debut album Alright Already through May & June

February 17, 2017

Sydney’s Polish Club will be celebrating the release of debut album Alright Already with their biggest headline tour of Australia to date this winter! The duo have continued to build on the solid impressions doled out through 2016, most recently and notably, with the release of their new single, “Come Party”. Gnarly and exhilarating, “Come Party” is […]

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Review: Jamie T delivers festival worthy set at Sydney headline show with Hockey Dad and Polish Club

January 5, 2017

The NYE Festival Sideshows are coming through the capital cities hard and fast this week, and last night Sydney was treated to UK artist Jamie T, fresh from Falls Festival, supported in style by locals Hockey Dad and Polish Club. Polish Club rocked the venue in their opening slot, comfortably setting the stage for duo […]

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NGAIIRE, Camp Cope, Tash Sultana take multiple nominations in this year’s AU Awards!

December 9, 2016

With just a few weeks left in 2016, the Australian music industry is by no means slowing down and heading into any type of hibernation for the holidays. With our summer festival season just ramping up, the last few months seem to have been all about celebrating some amazing talent doing amazing things both in the studio […]

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Music Video of the Day: Polish Club “Beat Up”

November 11, 2016

Yes, hello Polish Club? The 90’s called and want their datamosh effect back. This absolute blazing three minutes of Aussie rock’n’roll that is “Beat Up” couldn’t be paired with a better mess of a video clip. Members Novak and John-Henry cunningly duplicate themselves to give the illusion that all this glorious racket is coming from more than […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of June 2016

October 6, 2016

Picking up where we left off recently, our ICYMI series takes a look at the month of June and our favourite music videos released during the month; heading into the second half of 2016, we had the likes of The Delta Riggs, Cane Hill, Allan Smithy, Alex Lahey and Vera Blue all come through with some impressive visuals, while the likes of The Strokes and FEUDS […]

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Festival Review: BIGSOUND 2016 (07.09.16 & 08.09.16)

September 11, 2016

For one magical week of the year, Fortitude Valley transforms to a musical haven; a subtropical playground bathed in the auditory ambrosia that is BIGSOUND. Christmas for the music industry has just passed, and what a week BIGSOUND 2016 has been. Dissection, examination and support of the Australian music community sustained the BIGSOUND conference during the […]

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Watch a bunch of great Aussie bands recommend records from 2015 you need to listen to

September 6, 2016

There was so much great music released in 2015. But now, 9 months into 2016, it’s easy to forget some of what might have come before us. So, we’re looking back at what a bunch of Aussie bands rated amongst their favourite albums and songs of 2015. Did you listen to all of them? Featured […]

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Betty & Oswald, Shining Bird, Fascinator & more for the Visions stage on the ‘King Street Crawl’ in September

August 10, 2016

The Visions brand has grown from being a curated club night of live music in Sydney, now launching a monthly event in Melbourne and curating a stage of their own as part of Sydney’s King Street Crawl next month! The King Street Crawl has also grown in popularity and notoriety over the last few years, with over 30,000 […]

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Music Video of the Day: Polish Club “My House” (2016)

June 21, 2016

Sydney’s Polish Club are easily one of my favourite bands to have popped their heads up and showed their worth in the past year or so and today, they’ve given us a new music video! Party. The clip is for the ridiculously catchy “My House” and if anything else, it’s another perfect excuse to lose yourself […]

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Single of the Day: Polish Club “My House” (2016)

March 25, 2016

Polish Club remain one of our favourite new Sydney bands and to see them drop this tasty little morsel of a song today, we couldn’t think of a better way to enter a long weekend! The duo’s new single, “My House”, is rollicking, hits hard and is a great indicator of what’s to come from the […]

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