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Sydney’s epic Burgapalooza is back, and we’ve got the menu

September 17, 2019

Sydney’s burger lords are once again about to join forces in Parramatta’s Prince Alfred Square Park for Burgapalooza. And if previous years are anything to go by, burger fiends can expect some of the best damn creations from both legendary burger chefs and some widely acclaimed newcomers. Festival all-stars Down n’ Out, BL Burgers, Burger […]

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Interview: RÜFÜS DU SOL talk Solace Remixed and playing to tens of thousands of fans in America

September 5, 2019

If you haven’t been paying much attention, the news that RÜFÜS DU SOL (FKA RÜFÜS) are about to play two sold out nights at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, may surprise you. Indeed, the Sydney trio who have spent nearly a decade making a name for themselves have grown up from the small clubs […]

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The ultimate guide to Bangkok’s world famous street food

September 5, 2019

There are many reasons why Bangkok is one of the most exciting cities in Asia, but first and foremost would be the city’s spectacular street food culture. The bustling Thai city is often seen as a reference point for diverse and delicious street food, maintaining a reputation for no fuss curb-side dining that has endeared […]

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It Chapter Two Review: Terrifying and touching – a masterful sequel

September 5, 2019

There is good reason Stephen King’s story of It has endured for decades. Amongst his best work, the famed horror author has always been strongest when he’s sketching elegant parallels between fight and flight. Sure, that’s been done to death in modern cinema, and the dynamic between the two states has been mined by horror […]

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Singapore at BIGSOUND: Get to know .gif, Caracal and Lincoln Lim

September 2, 2019

Throw post-hardcore into the same show as indie-folk and dark electronica, and you might have a very confused crowd. That is, unless you’re at a showcase event like BIGSOUND, where the Australian music industry completely gives themselves over to a few days of discovery, sifting through live music both homegrown and international. That kind of […]

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Queensland is mecca for music festivals this year

August 30, 2019

If all the promised festivals hitting Gold Coast and Brisbane go down without a hitch this year, we could see Queensland become the new premier spot for live music in Australia. Seeing as Gladys B (I don’t know how to spell it; not worth Googling) is running festivals out of NSW so kids can keep […]

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Three Singaporean acts looking to make an impact at BIGSOUND

August 29, 2019

Once again, BIGSOUND kicks off next week (3-6 September), bringing the Australian and international music industries together for one hell of a rowdy, insightful and fun few days exploring, questioning, prodding, poking, and celebrating live music. Question is, have you locked down your schedule yet? As always, the best way to tackle BIGSOUND is to […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Resin Moon “Bullet” (2019)

August 27, 2019

Following on from the release of his debut LP Oscillations back in April, Central Australia producer and multi-instrumentalist Resin Moon returns with a brand new music video for album opener “Bullet”, which we are excited to be premiering today. Fittingly, given we’ve just celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Moon landings, the clip features a […]

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11 Years, 11 Moments: Watch Lime Cordiale, Deep Sea Arcade & More pay tribute to The Beatles for our 4th Birthday

August 23, 2019

Over the coming months, as we celebrate our 11 years online, we’ll be looking back at 11 of our most memorable moments of running this website. We already took you back to a very intimate performance from Ed Sheeran in 2011. Today we move to August 2012, when we celebrated our 4th birthday. While we’d […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Warcries “Scream Louder” (2019)

August 19, 2019

Brisbane electro-grunge duo Warcries are back with “Scream Louder“, a pumping, energetic sequel to their debut track “This Is Paradise“, and we couldn’t be more stoked to be premiering the accompanying video today on The AU Review! Formerly members of 2000s rock outfit Avalon Drive, Ryan Kennedy and Will King already had a solid decade […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Ella Fence “Don’t Feed The Monster” (2019)

August 16, 2019

We’re rounding out the working week with an exclusive look at the new video for “Don’t Feed The Monster“, from award winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ella Fence. A graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Ella’s musical style is rich, packed with vibrant imagery, and led by stunning vocals. It’s a sound that flows from […]

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A Falls Festival veteran gives his pro tips to a first timer for 2019/2020

August 14, 2019

Falls Festival dropped an incredible line-up for their 2019/2020 New Years celebration last week, which started a discussion between two writers here at the AU review.  I’m Tait, I’m 22-years-old and have never been to Falls Festival, but this year is looking to be my first. I used to be a Brisbanite so my New […]

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8 new restaurants to check out at Sydney’s epic Darling Square precinct

August 14, 2019

Now pushing forth as one of the largest and more comprehensive lifestyle precincts in Sydney, Darling Square has revealed a few more layers to it’s ongoing development. And this new wave features some incredible new dining and retail concepts, filling the spaces between Darling Harbour and Haymarket with some of the city’s best new openings. […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Mijo “You’ve Got Your Life” (2019)

August 12, 2019

Need something to help kickstart the working week? How about an exclusive sneak peek at the video for singer-songwriter Mijo‘s latest, “You’ve Got Your Life“? This is surf-rock at its brightest and most infectious, asking that age old question of just how we’re going to make this one life we’re given really count. Mijo says: […]

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Lollapalooza Best of Day 3: Twenty one pilots, Tenacious D, J Balvin, and a car on fire!

August 6, 2019

Saturday was definitely filled with a little something for everyone. If you wanted to see a show with fire, crowd involvement, and crowd surfing, twenty-one pilots were for you. If you wanted to see the first-ever Lollapalooza Latino headliner in J Balvin was where you need to be. Or if you just wanted the greatest […]

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Never found your lost luggage? It’s probably in Alabama

August 5, 2019

Losing luggage can be devastating for travellers who’ve carefully planned their USA trip. Meticulously going through a to-do list of fool-proof luggage mishaps is now a must for anyone heading over to a country with so many interconnecting flights, but even the hardiest plans can’t completely protect against this travel nightmare. Whether the airline has […]

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Grand opening of Sydney Coliseum Theatre: Keith Urban, Amy Shark, Tina Arena and more

August 4, 2019

Following the opening of food destination Eat Street, Rooty Hill’s immense West HQ development is getting ready to welcome the brand new Sydney Coliseum Theatre. The developers behind the precinct have pulled out all stops to stamp the new venue’s grand opening, rounding up an impressive program of live performances from the likes of Keith […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Valley Onda “Foreigner” (2019)

August 1, 2019

We have the exclusive video premiere for the latest track from a relatively new Sydney based outfit, Valley Onda.  The band might be a name not yet familiar, but the members are well established in the music scene. Comprised of Georgia Fair’s Jordan Wilson,  drummer Galen Sultmann, and Michiya Nagai on the keys, these guys are creating some beautiful music. Their finesse […]

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Album of the Week: By Special Arrangement takes the Bamboos to orchestral ascension

July 31, 2019

This is a Bamboo album for the Bamboo fans, the Bambams, the Bamboozled, the Bambabes. Whatever you subscribe to, this is a short, sharp detour into devilish guitars, rolling drums and orchestral feats. Arriving to your ears no sooner than the 2nd August. This is the album of orchestral reinventions as prescribed by The Bamboos […]

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10 things you need to do on the iconic Las Vegas Strip

July 23, 2019

Las Vegas is a complicated beast of a city if you aren’t properly organised. The often chaotic sea of neon lights and hedonism can become a blur between the whirlwind of bars, shows and high-end restaurants, but as long as you play your cards right, a weekend stomping around Vegas could very well be the […]

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