Author: Rory McCartney

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[Gig Review] The Proclaimers @ The Playhouse, Thursday, May 23

[Gig Review] The Proclaimers @ The Playhouse, Thursday, May 23

Thirty years after their first sold out show here, The Proclaimers were back in Canberra, playing once again to a ...
[Gig Review] The Whitlams, Bob Evans @ The Playhouse, Friday, 24 May

[Gig Review] The Whitlams, Bob Evans @ The Playhouse, Friday, 24 May

Kevin Mitchell, front man of rockers Jebediah, was in troubadour mode as his alter ego Bob Evans. He loved the ...
[Album Review] Opelousas  'Opelousified'

[Album Review] Opelousas ‘Opelousified’

A keen love of the music of the deep south drew together three of Melbourne’s top blues artists to form ...
[Album Review] Skyscraper Stan - 'Golden Boy Vol. I and Vol. II' [Independent]

[Album Review] Skyscraper Stan – ‘Golden Boy Vol. I and Vol. II’ [Independent]

Four Stars Once a humble floor scrubber, Stan Woodhouse, AKA Skyscraper Stan, was "discovered" by his boss singing to himself ...
[Album Review] The Maes - 'The Maes' [Independent Release]

[Album Review] The Maes – ‘The Maes’ [Independent Release]

Review by Rory McCartney Three-and-a-half stars And then there were two! Following the departure of Anita Hillman, The Mae Trio ...
[Album Review] Irish Mythen - 'Little Bones' [Myth Records]

[Album Review] Irish Mythen – ‘Little Bones’ [Myth Records]

Four stars Irish-born, now Canadian resident, Irish Mythen is an award-winning folk powerhouse. After a couple of EP releases, Mythen ...
[Album Review] The Lachy Doley Group - 'Make or Break'

[Album Review] The Lachy Doley Group – ‘Make or Break’

Four stars Keyboard maestro Lachy Doley has supported some of the best, including the awesome stadum band sound of Powderfinger ...
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Feel The Love

Article by Rory McCartney The 19th Lavazza ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL is looming up like an Alfa Romeo in the rear-view ...
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[Album Review] CJ Bowerbird & The Downfall Choir – Beyond This Blue [To Here From Naivety Records]

Review by Rory McCartney The latest project by spoken word artist and winner of the 2013 Australian Poetry Slam, CJ ...
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Put Another Bratwurst On The Barbie… The German Film Festival Returns

Article by Rory McCartney While the event was missing in action in 2017, German film trainspotters will be delighted to ...