Category: Bands / Music

Melissa Lukin's 'On The Water' strikes a balance between overt pop and something with more aesthetic depth

Melissa Lukin’s ‘On The Water’ strikes a balance between overt pop and something with more aesthetic depth

[Checked Label Services] Review by Vince Leigh On The Water is the new single for Queensland based singer-songwriter Melissa Lukin. Melissa’s latest ...
Virtual Gigfest launches to benefit Canberra musicians and performing artists

Virtual Gigfest launches to benefit Canberra musicians and performing artists

New online festival by local company Recruitment Hive offers up to $800 for an online artist video performance. CEO Ben ...
Canberra's ARCHIE talk sellout shows, drum face, and general high-NRG goodtimes

Canberra’s ARCHIE talk sellout shows, drum face, and general high-NRG goodtimes

Local catchy surf rock/pop guitars via heavy dance infused synthesisers ARCHIE are on a roll of late, having played Live ...
4 Damn Good Reasons to Check Out Live In Ya Lounge (3 bands, 1 helluva lot of effort)

4 Damn Good Reasons to Check Out Live In Ya Lounge (3 bands, 1 helluva lot of effort)

[Live in Ya Lounge stream - https://liveinyalounge.com/project/23rdmay2020/] Another Live In Ya Lounge comes steaming out of the gates this Saturday ...
Hayley Williams' 'Simmer' brilliantly boils over with rage, revenge, and self-remonstration

Hayley Williams’ ‘Simmer’ brilliantly boils over with rage, revenge, and self-remonstration

[Atlantic Records] Hayley Williams, the front woman of the three-piece band Paramour from Tennessee, has gone solo with the debut ...
Live At Ya Lounge rolls on magnificently with ARCHIE & Ava Yves

Live At Ya Lounge rolls on magnificently with ARCHIE & Ava Yves

One of the shining stars to burn brightly during these unprecedented/troubling/difficult/trying times (delete overused adjective as appropriate) is the introduction, ...
I count at least 27 Reasons in this BMA Profile to engage with Kim Yang and her music

I count at least 27 Reasons in this BMA Profile to engage with Kim Yang and her music

"Kim’s clear tones hit you from the very first note she sings. Her voice reminds me of the timbre of ...
"We're on Cloud 9!" - another weekend lockdown, another stellar Isol-Aid line-up

“We’re on Cloud 9!” – another weekend lockdown, another stellar Isol-Aid line-up

Blimey, are we up to instalment no. 9 (no. 9, no. 9, no. 9...) of Isol-Aid already? Time just doesn't ...
Canberra Stream 'Live In Ya Lounge' on this Sat with Groovy Daughter & Hope Wilkins!

Canberra Stream ‘Live In Ya Lounge’ on this Sat with Groovy Daughter & Hope Wilkins!

Not long ago, the plucky Rob Cartwright of EAVS (Event Audio Visual Services) touched base with BMA. "We’ve starting to ...
Emmerse Yourself in Memphis Music

Emmerse Yourself in Memphis Music

While we here at BMA are committed to bringing you the latest and greatest from the Canberra region and its ...