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Janet Odani's 'Mountain Climber' is an unquestionably commendable track, performed with optimum energy and doubtless talent

Janet Odani’s ‘Mountain Climber’ is an unquestionably commendable track, performed with optimum energy and doubtless talent

Review by Vince Leigh Australian singer-songwriter Janet Odani has released three albums - Transparency, Mismatched Planets, and Valiant Warrior - ...
La Reina - 'Raining In My Heart' - both Buddy Holly and Children's Literacy are covered with this album

La Reina – ‘Raining In My Heart’ – both Buddy Holly and Children’s Literacy are covered with this album

Review by Vince Leigh Australian singer-songwriter, and children’s literacy advocate, Reina is donating all profits from this album Raining In ...
Samskara Radio - 'I Can’t Wait (Austin Leeds remix feat. MC Mooks)' - Yoga teacher brings a synth-wave pop alt-rock hybrid to life

Samskara Radio – ‘I Can’t Wait (Austin Leeds remix feat. MC Mooks)’ – Yoga teacher brings a synth-wave pop alt-rock hybrid to life

Review by Vince Leigh Samskara Radio is the music project of Melbourne-based yoga teacher/musician Simon Marrocco. In its rawest form, ...
Dance: The Drop - The Art and Act of Dancefloor Comfort Through Safe Space Policies

Dance: The Drop – The Art and Act of Dancefloor Comfort Through Safe Space Policies

by Niamh Dolfi-McCool A brief look into the shift towards harm reduction and safety in the dance music community, focusing ...
Vince Leigh's Top Poptacular Tracks of 2019

Vince Leigh’s Top Poptacular Tracks of 2019

Vince Leigh has been a blessing for BMA since he joined about a year ago. His wisdom and musical erudition ...
Cam Williams' Top 10 Films of 2019

Cam Williams’ Top 10 Films of 2019

By Cam Williams Over the past year at the movies it got personal. Major film studios have merged, cinematic universes ...
Rory McCartney's Top 10 Albums of 2019

Rory McCartney’s Top 10 Albums of 2019

Rory McCartney's is one of BMA's hardest working reviewers - and a bloody nice chap to boot, I'm happy to ...
Canberra comic Chris Ryan is stinking up the Year of the Pig

Canberra comic Chris Ryan is stinking up the Year of the Pig

For me, 2019 is the year I tried to switch to organic deodorant. I have stunk and sweated my way ...
Local author S G Bryant's 'Taken In' tackles suffragettes, injustice, and baby farming in gripping fashion

Local author S G Bryant’s ‘Taken In’ tackles suffragettes, injustice, and baby farming in gripping fashion

Review by Jessica Conway If you’re looking for a ripping read this summer, Taken In by local author S G ...
Ken Loach's Sorry We Missed You continues the Christmas cheer! (ahem)

Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You continues the Christmas cheer! (ahem)

Review by Travis Cragg A Ken Loach film opening on Boxing Day. What are distributors and cinemas playing at here?  ...