Author: BMA Magazine

Canberra's Entertainment Guide. Established 1992.
The beauty and pain of Dr G Yunupingu and his song lives on in Sydney indie-rock band Josh Orange's latest I FEEL LOVE

The beauty and pain of Dr G Yunupingu and his song lives on in Sydney indie-rock band Josh Orange’s latest I FEEL LOVE

Review by Vince Leigh The Sydney indie-rock band Josh Orange is about to release I Feel Love, the fourth single ...
JAI LARKAN creates emotional alchemy on Springsteen-tinged new track ONLY LOVE

JAI LARKAN creates emotional alchemy on Springsteen-tinged new track ONLY LOVE

Review by Vince Leigh Well, this track is certainly a breath of refreshed air, despite its tendency to reflect a ...
[Film review] The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

[Film review] The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) is trying to come to terms with the demons haunting him since his assignment as ...
Local music venues and musicians ready to Amp It Up!

Local music venues and musicians ready to Amp It Up!

The Amp It Up! fund was developed to assist small to medium sized live venues to recover after the impacts ...
John Butler adds Canberra show to tour and boy is he excited about it

John Butler adds Canberra show to tour and boy is he excited about it

Having already completed a majority of his extensive national tour of the country, Australia’s highest selling independent artist of all ...
A lot more than just punk or grunge, Canberra's CHINS channel concerted energy and self-assuredness on MARGO and BOJACK

A lot more than just punk or grunge, Canberra’s CHINS channel concerted energy and self-assuredness on MARGO and BOJACK

Review by Vince Leigh Chins are a Canberra-based alternative rock band, having released a double-A side featuring Margo and Bojack ...
SHED MY SKIN is a rebirth for BEC TAYLOR AND THE LYREBIRDS in more than just subject matter

SHED MY SKIN is a rebirth for BEC TAYLOR AND THE LYREBIRDS in more than just subject matter

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra outfit Bec Taylor and the Lyrebirds have just released Shed My Skin. The new track, ...
Art Vendors... Assemble! A crack team of artists are EARTHBOUND

Art Vendors… Assemble! A crack team of artists are EARTHBOUND

By Allan Sko A dancer-actor-photographer, visual artist, composer-poet-singer, choreographer, and musical director-singer-songwriter walk into an arts centre… It sounds like ...
The gallant JOEY PAUL extols the giddiness of love, bringing CLARE MUNNINGS along to espouse a WILD HEART

The gallant JOEY PAUL extols the giddiness of love, bringing CLARE MUNNINGS along to espouse a WILD HEART

Review by Vince Leigh Australian indie-pop singer-songwriter Joey Paul has been releasing singles since 2019. His new one, Wild Heart, ...
SHAYAN ITALIA: A superstar in the making? The next Elton John? Fevered opinion is flooding in...

SHAYAN ITALIA: A superstar in the making? The next Elton John? Fevered opinion is flooding in…

Review by Vince Leigh Shayan Italia is a name you’ll soon be hearing a lot of. He is a British ...