Track of the Day

Track of the Week: Lapwing “Hope Christmas Gets You To Me” (2020)

December 14, 2020

It’s time for our last featured track of the year, so let’s end 2020 with something that sums up exactly how we’re all feeling after this wild AF year – a little bit sad, a little bit hopeful, and a little bit festive. Lapwing‘s “Hope Christmas Gets You To Me” ticks all those boxes. The […]

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Track of the Day: Choosing Sides “Cardboard Seats” (2020)

December 11, 2020

Adelaide trio Choosing Sides recently dropped latest single “Cardboard Seats“, and we’re stoked to be naming it today’s Track of the Day. Making it interstate for a show in Melbourne just before COVID-19 disrupted… well, everything, Choosing Sides have taken all 2020 has thrown at them in their stride. They’ve spent the year hard at […]

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Track of the Day: Seth King “Numb” (2020)

December 10, 2020

Today’s Track of the Day comes in the form of Seth King‘s latest “Numb“. Boasting a hook that’s guaranteed to get stuck in your head for days, it’s a great slice of relatable Aussie rock-pop. And with EP 2020 got me feeling like on the way, now’s the perfect time to tap into “Numb”. “I […]

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Track of the Day: Aeora “Freedom” (2020)

December 8, 2020

Melbourne based Aeora has dropped another dark electro-pop banger in the form of “Freedom“. With killer vocals and a beautifully produced and intricately layered sound, it’s a great follow-up to previous singles “Breathe” and “Give It“. Of this latest track, Aeora says: “I was in this really open and freeing time of my life where […]

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Track of the Day: Teenage Joans “Three Leaf Clover” (2020)

December 2, 2020

Teenage Joans might have only burst onto the scene a year ago, but they’ve made quite the impact. Single “Three Leaf Clover” won them the triple j’s Unearthed High prize earlier this year, and with the duo releasing a new video for the alt anthem, there’s never been a better time to share this one […]

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Track of the Day: Sam Kaiser “Good Things” (2020)

November 26, 2020

Today’s stunning Track of the Day comes courtesy of singer-songwriter Sam Kaiser. Splitting his time between Hong Kong and Ontario, Kasier’s sound is folksy and intricate, all bound together by a soulful voice that belies his youth. Fans of Passenger and JosĂ© Gonzalez will find plenty to enjoy here. Latest track “Good Things” might just […]

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Track of the Day: James Abberley “You’re The One” (2020)

November 3, 2020

If you’re after some new coastal acoustic sounds, then look no further! We’ve got the latest from WA singer-songwriter James Abberley, and we’re loving it’s gentle folk-like vibe. “You’re The One” follows on from recent release “Drifting“, and it’s got a passion to it that belies its laidback, easy-listening veneer. It’s a real slow-burn, and […]

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Track of the Day: Jess Locke “Destroy Everything” (2020)

October 29, 2020

Melbourne based singer-songwriter Jess Locke has dropped another tantalising glimpse of the forthcoming album Don’t Ask Yourself Why. Following on from recent grunge-fuelled release “Fool“, sad-pop anthem “Destroy Everything” is melancholy in all the right ways, with a wonderfully ethereal edge. Of the new track, Locke says: “The song ‘Destroy Everything’ is about destruction as […]

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Track of the Day: Un-Ti “Stay” (2020)

September 17, 2020

Central Coast trio Un-Ti are back with another pop banger, the catchy AF “Stay“. With influences ranging from Ed Sheeran to The Weeknd, the latest from high school mates Lachie, Reid, and Ben is polished pop perfection, and a great follow-up to previous single “Love Me Like Yesterday“. With gorgeous vocals and some seriously good […]

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Track of the Day: PURSE “Speak” (2020)

August 4, 2020

After losing hours travelling to and from band practice in Brisbane, PURSE decided to throw all that creative energy into a solo project. The result is “Speak“, a catchy debut with shades of early 2000s indie. Think We Are Scientists circa After Hours and you’re somewhere in the right ballpark. “This single came from reflection […]

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Track of the Day: Moscow Apartment “New Girl” (2020)

June 17, 2020

Toronto twosome Moscow Apartment are back with “New Girl“. This lush slice of indie-pop is our latest glimpse at forthcoming EP Better Daughter, out on July 10th. The sophomore release sees the duo, consisting of Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla, putting the weight of a full band behind their folk sound. Of “New Girl”, a […]

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Track of the Day: WALKEN “Fever Dreams” (2020)

June 12, 2020

Brisbane trio WALKEN have returned with their blend of alt-rock, punk, and power pop. Latest single “Fever Dreams” boasts a seriously catchy synth hook, and harkens back mid-2000s pop-punk in all the right ways. Consisting of Matt Cochran (vocals/guitar), Patrick Shipp (guitar/backing vocals) and Beej Vaughan (drums/backing vocals), WALKEN have steadily made a name for […]

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Track of the Day: Wing Defence “Relocate” (2020)

June 9, 2020

With a new EP just a few weeks away, Adelaide’s Wing Defence have dropped their latest teaser – the pop-punk infused “Relocate“.  We might have to wait until July for Friends, but this catchy track is should tide us all over nicely! The indie duo, consisting of Skye Walker and Paige Court, say: “This song […]

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Track of the Day: SoSo “(Shit) Love Story” (2020)

May 27, 2020

Today’s track of the Day comes from Sydney quintet SoSo, who have just dropped latest single “(Shit) Love Story“. It’s a three minute blast of pure pop-punk, with a chorus that demands to be sang along to. Singer Rhys de Burgh says: “About 6-7 years ago I was in a relationship with someone that I […]

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Track of the Day: ARES “Burn” (2020)

May 12, 2020

Copenhagen duo ARES (Louise Andersen and Line Mortensen) have tapped into their inner supervillains with new track “Burn“. It’s a deliciously dark slice of electro-pop, with a catchy chorus inspired by Heath Ledger’s Joker. Of the track, ARES said: “We were playing with the image of setting everything you own on fire and just starting […]

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Track of the Day: Kira Puru “Idiot” (2020)

May 5, 2020

Okay, so we’re a bit late to the party with this one but, trust me, we’ve not been sleeping on Kira Puru! “Idiot” is the latest track from the Melbourne based performer, complete with a lyrics video cooked up on MS Paint by artist Celine Dore. Of the highly infectious pop track, Kira says: “”Idiot” […]

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Track of the Day: Alex L’Estrange “Social” (2020)

April 6, 2020

Back in 2016, we premiered the music video for Alex L’Estrange‘s “Nothing To Hide“. Now, almost four years later, L’Estrange is back, with the stunning “Social“. It’s a dreamy slice of (almost) Britpop, with shades of Blur and The Lightning Seeds. After losing his day job due to the COVID-19 crisis, L’Estrange found himself wandering […]

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Track of the Day: Future Static “Dead End” (2020)

March 25, 2020

Melbourne outfit Future Static recently unveiled “Dead End“, the second track from forthcoming EP Fatalist. It’s heavy, angry, and exactly what we need right now. Made up of singer Bri Marsh, guitarists Ryan Qualizza and Jack Smith, bassist Kira Neil and drummer Jackson Trudel, , Future Static formed back in 2016. Since then, they’ve made a powerful name for themsleves on […]

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Track of the Day: Answering Machine “Cherry Coke” (2020)

March 23, 2020

Brooklyn rock and rollers Answering Machine have just dropped latest single, “Cherry Coke“. The track marks our most recent glimpse of upcoming album Bad Luck, due out April 17th. Drawing inspiration from the likes of The Ramones, Blondie, The Ronettes, and Against Me, Answering Machine formed back in 2016. Launched by public school teachers Samantha […]

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Track of the Day: Wilsonn “Standing Floors” (2020)

February 26, 2020

This month saw the launch of Sydney based record company Soul Modern. With their focus firmly on neo-soul and RnB, singer-songwriter Wilsonn made for a perfect addition to the roster, and we’re excited to be naming “Standing Floors“, their first release together, as today’s Track of the Day. The Sydney artist has garnered comparisons to […]

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Track of the Day: Pace Randolph “Gasoline & Red Wine” (2020)

February 18, 2020

Pop/soul singer Pace Randolph dropped his latest, “Gasoline & Red Wine” this past Valentine’s Day. With debut EP Wrong Tonight and dates as far afield as London and Paris under his belt, “Gasoline & Red Wine” kicks off a string of 2020 releases for the Sydney native. Blending country lyricism with pop production, Pace cites […]

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Track of the Day: A Choir of Ghosts “Sinner in Rapture” (2020)

February 17, 2020

We’re kicking off the week with some gorgeous folk music, courtesy of A Choir of Ghosts. Led by James Auger, the eponymous choir features a rotating cast of collaborators working alongside the Sweden-based frontman. “Sinner in Rapture” marks the the third track from upcoming debut album An Ounce of Gold, due out later this year. Of […]

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Track of the Day: Eilish Gilligan “I Just Want To Look At You” (2020)

February 12, 2020

For today’s Track of the Day, we’re showcasing the latest from Melbourne singer-songwriter Eilish Gilligan. A lush slice of dream-pop, “I Just Want To Look At You” follows on from singles including “Someone Else” and “S.M.F.Y”. Perhaps better known as the Frida frontwoman, or as a touring vocalist with Japanese Wallpaper, Gilligan branched out on […]

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Track of the Day: Vetty Vials “Pride” (2020)

January 29, 2020

Sydney’s Vetty Vials has hit the ground running in 2020. Next month, she’ll take to the road in support of Conversations With Myself, her debut album. But before all that, we have “Pride“, a glimpse of what we can expect from next month’s release. Of the upcoming album, the pop punk singer/songwriter says: “Conversations With […]

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Track of the Day: Four Year Strong “Talking Myself In Circles” (2020)

January 23, 2020

It’s been five years since Massachusetts pop punkers Four Year Strong released their self-titled sixth album. Now they’ve kicked off 2020 with news about the much awaited seventh, titled Brain Pain and due for release on February 28th. “Talking Myself In Circles” is one of two glimpses we’ve had at the forthcoming release, alongside the […]

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Track of the Day: Neverkid “When It Comes” (2019)

December 5, 2019

Indie pop meets 80s vibes in “When It Comes To You“, the debut single from Brisbane’s Neverkid. Complete with a music video filmed in the garage of Neverkid’s apartment complex, we’re loving this moody, retro take on electro-pop – and we think you will too! Neverkid says: “Normally I write songs when I’m in a […]

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Track of the Day: Future Haunts “Far Away” (2019)

December 3, 2019

With a new EP due in 2020, Brisbane’s Future Haunts have released another little teaser of what’s to come! “Far Away” is the third glimpse we’ve had of the upcoming Rushmore, and we’re loving it! Vocalist and guitarist Ben Speight says: “‘Far Away’ takes a dive into themes of distance and being away from your loved ones […]

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Track of the Day: Benji Lewis “New Day” (2019)

December 2, 2019

Suffering from those Monday blues? Give Benji Lewis‘ “New Day” a listen and see if you don’t feel better! Upbeat and uplifting, this lush slice of electro-pop will definitely get you through those sweaty summer days! “New Day” is the latest release from Benji’s upcoming EP, Here, Then and Now, scheduled for release in early […]

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Track of the Day: Lui Peng “Casual Lover” (2019)

November 26, 2019

Last weekend saw British-Chinese artist Lui Peng drop “Casual Lover“, the latest single from upcoming EP Unavailable. A heartfelt musing on failed relationships and rebound lovers, we love this elegant track – and we think you will too! It’s been a busy couple of years for the London based singer-songwriter. As well as releasing past […]

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Track of the Day: Down For Tomorrow “Show Me That You Care” (2019)

November 22, 2019

Sydney based grunge punks Down For Tomorrow have provided us with our final Track of the Day for the week! Latest single “Show Me That You Care” is another great offering from the boys, who released their sophomore EP back in June, premiering it exclusively with us here at The AU Review! Of this latest […]

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