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Best Music of 2020

The 40 Best International Tracks of 2020

December 15, 2020

Yesterday, we shared the 40 best Australian tracks of 2020, and now as the AU team heads out on a Summer Break, it’s time to count down the best 40 tracks from the rest of the world that made their mark. As we touched on in that article, it’s been an incredible year of music […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2020

December 10, 2020

the AU review is proud to announce The 40 Best Albums of 2020, from Australia and around the world. Who will top our 12th annual list? Read on to find out, and enjoy streams of the records as you scroll through. 40. San Cisco – Between You & Me After more than a decade together, San […]

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The AU Review’s 20 best albums of 2020 (so far…)

June 25, 2020

2020 has surely been a weird year, and you’d be forgiven for being a bit taken aback when we remind you that we’re halfway through it already. Since at least mid-March, many have largely been in lockdown, economies have threatened collapse, bushfires have devastated, systemic racism has been confronted head-on, and we have been rightfully […]

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Track of the Day: Run the Jewels Feat. Greg Nice & DJ Premier “Ohh La La” (2020)

March 26, 2020

As Run the Jewels prep RTJ4, originally planed for release around the time of the now-postponed Coachella, the behemoth duo unleash the album’s second taster. And for this one they’ve hooked up with icon DJ Premier and Nice & Smooth legend Greg Nice. Titled “Ohh La La,” the cut is a stomping ode to Gang […]

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Live Review: Run The Jewels prove to Melbourne why they are Kings of Hip Hop

January 6, 2018

Run the Jewels – the acclaimed project of US rappers El-P and Killer Mike – are currently in Australia for their first tour of our country in three years, and their first since the release of their third LP Run The Jewels 3. The duo were quick to point out how much bigger the shows […]

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Festival Review: Dune Rats find Scott Green, Camp Cope shine on New Year’s Day in Byron Bay

January 2, 2018

With heads pounding and only the cicadas and Kookaburras making noise, the eerie silence of a camp ground at 6am on New Years Day is something to behold. Making the seemingly genius decision to get up early and have a cold shower was the kick start needed to get 2018 underway. What wasn’t envisaged was […]

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Here’s where you can find the likes of Liam Gallagher, Run the Jewels and more in the New Year

September 26, 2017

This week, some huge Falls Festival sideshows have been announced, with the likes of Liam Gallagher, Run The Jewels, Jungle and Everything Everything lining up east coast shows of their own while in the country for the New Year’s festival tour. There’s a lot to note down, ticket sale times and such, but we’ve compiled the details you need below – check […]

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‘Your Choice’ becomes key motto as Falls Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2017

August 22, 2017

The beloved Falls Festival turns 25 this year and in its release of the first line up for the summer event tour dropping today, it’s evident that the crew behind Falls are making their silver jubilee one to remember. The international visitors to stages in Lorne, Fremantle, Byron and Marion Bay over New Year’s are largely […]

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The Killers & Run The Jewels make Day Two of Lollapalooza one to remember

August 5, 2017

Day Two of Lollapalooza was much dryer, longer and drama-free than its first day, which saw artists storm off stage early, torrential down pours and an evacuation that cut the headliners sets to less than 15 minutes. Friday’s headliners had a very nostalgic 2000s kind of feel as The Killers and Blink 182 played the two […]

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Six unmissable performances set to come out of Lollapalooza 2017

August 1, 2017

The biggest names in rock, hip-hop, pop and more will take over Grant Park for the 13th edition of Lollapalooza in Chicago next weekend. The four-day festival is headlined by Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, The Killers and Muse, but that is just the start of the packed lineup. Australia and New Zealand will have a […]

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An American in Europe (at 30): Part Two – In UK and Ireland, friends make the world go round

June 30, 2017

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light,” – Helen Keller Friends are a great thing to have. A good friend can give you so many things: Advice, Confidence, Wisdom. But the best friends are the ones who are just there. It took me seven days, four countries […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 11, 2017

Looking back at last year’s run of new releases, it’s safe to say there were some definite hits alongside those that may not have lived up to the hype. We saw the return of some esteemed artists after a long time out of the spotlight, while some of our own emerging superstar talents came through strongly […]

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Run the Jewels team with Rick & Morty for limited edition Daylight Curfew collection

June 17, 2016

Time to Get Schwifty. Announced on their Facebook page last night, the furious duo of Brooklyn’s El-P and Atlanta’s Killer Mike – collectively known as Run The Jewels – have gotten into the often overcrowded world of collaborative fashion by teaming with Adult Swim series Rick & Morty and clothing label Daylight Curfew. The fusion […]

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The Best Gigs of 2015: AU Editor’s Picks

January 12, 2016

Last week we published our contributors’ picks for the best gigs of 2015, bringing up memories of some diverse, amazing shows by local and international artists alike. Below we’ve got some memories from our editors from the year past, taking in shows both in Australia and abroad. Roll on 2016… Sosefina Fuamoli #1 Gig of […]

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The top 20 Hip-Hop Christmas songs of all time

December 24, 2015

Christmas themed rap songs have been a part of hip hop culture since the early 80’s, and from The Treacherous Three and Kurtis Blow to Kanye West and Run the Jewels, there are actually some really good ones out there. To soundtrack your Christmas family get together we’ve gone through and counted down what we […]

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The 50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B tracks of 2015: Part Two – The Top 25

December 23, 2015

It’s that time of the year again; we’ve already rounded up the full AU crew’s Top 40 Songs of 2015, but here’s something a bit different. The AU’s Chris Singh looks at the best hip-hop and R&B tracks of 2015 after countless hours (probably days; who knows) of picking apart the year’s best releases and […]

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Run the Jewels release animated video for “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”

December 8, 2015

As the first single off the forthcoming Rubble Kings: The Album, due January 2016, Run the Jewels have delivered “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite), a characteristically ferocious offering from the imposing hip hop duo. The actual single was released earlier this year, but now there’s an official video to go with, giving us a look at […]

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Run the Jewels release official music video for “Angel Duster”

October 25, 2015

It’s now been a year since RTJ2 was released upon the world. Killer Mike and El-P’s second album as Run the Jewels cemented their position at the forefront of contemporary hip hop with powerful, abrasive beats and commanding rhymes. It’s taken them all over the world where they have remained in high demand, getting over […]

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The Best of ACL Weekend 2: Those who rocked it and those destined for big things…

October 13, 2015

Whilst the standout act for this weekend appeared to be Mother Nature and her thirst for dehydration and sweat, Austin City Limits in Texas still brought a collection of the worlds Music Powerhouses together to get bodies jumping this weekend. Today, Geoffrey D’Unienville takes us through this experiences and delivers his six highlights of the […]

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Giant cats destroy buildings and tanks in Run the Jewels’ music video for “Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)”

October 2, 2015

Giant cats. Explosions. Lasers. Run the Jewels have released the first official video from their new remix album Meow the Jewels, giving us some visuals to the meow-tastic “Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)”. The results are as off-the-wall as you’d expect, mirroring the album’s larger-than-life concept with two giant cats who take over what looks […]

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