Author: Rory McCartney

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Bec Sandridge's brilliant 'Try + Save Me' deals with deep identity issues with raw honesty and a bold employment of synths

Bec Sandridge’s brilliant ‘Try + Save Me’ deals with deep identity issues with raw honesty and a bold employment of synths

Following the 2016 indie pop EP In The Fog, Wollongong’s Bec Sandridge has released a very personally focussed debut album ...
Pat Tierney's 'Red Moon' casts a sombre glow with a beautiful LP of entrancing lyrics, captivating vocals, and superb instrumentation

Pat Tierney’s ‘Red Moon’ casts a sombre glow with a beautiful LP of entrancing lyrics, captivating vocals, and superb instrumentation

Roots singer-songwriter Pat Tierney launched his debut album Wild World Blues in 2015. It comprised a mix of blues and ...
Brendan McMahon - 'In The Moment' - a storyteller projecting messages of joy, celebration, and personal growth

Brendan McMahon – ‘In The Moment’ – a storyteller projecting messages of joy, celebration, and personal growth

Melbourne-based roots artist Brendan McMahon started out as a glam rock fan and member of cover and pop-rock bands. He ...
Canadian alt-country muso Leeroy Stagger walks a Strange Path for album no. 11

Canadian alt-country muso Leeroy Stagger walks a Strange Path for album no. 11

Canadian alt-country singer Leeroy Stagger (yes, it is a brilliant moniker for a country dude) began his quest for musical ...
Corey Legge - 'Rose' - simple, sad and sweet

Corey Legge – ‘Rose’ – simple, sad and sweet

Folk and alt-country artist Corey Legge has let fly Rose as the second single from his debut long player Driving ...
Press'd For Success - Press Club call Canberra home for Halloween

Press’d For Success – Press Club call Canberra home for Halloween

Melbourne-based punks PRESS CLUB have wowed audiences with the energy and aggression of their live shows and have just launched ...
“I actually can’t remember seeing a bill this strong in a venue festival like this.” - Lloyd Spiegel on Red, White, Amber & Blues Festival

“I actually can’t remember seeing a bill this strong in a venue festival like this.” – Lloyd Spiegel on Red, White, Amber & Blues Festival

While other regional centres such as Goulburn have had theirs running for years, the new Red, White, Amber & Blues ...
Press Club - 'Thinking About You' - uncomplicated rock hammers home overwhelming emotion

Press Club – ‘Thinking About You’ – uncomplicated rock hammers home overwhelming emotion

Melbourne punk outfit Press Club has been wowing the crowds with the energy of their songs and the intensity of ...
Shotgun Mistress - 'No Friend of Mine' - hard rock hit demonising domestic violence

Shotgun Mistress – ‘No Friend of Mine’ – hard rock hit demonising domestic violence

Formed in 2018, Shotgun Mistress is the initiative of guitarist Matt Willcock, a man who is usually associated with gory ...