Category: Reviews

Lorenzo Iannotti's 'Lay With Me' contains driving piano, background chants, and a curious Springsteen-like feel

Lorenzo Iannotti’s ‘Lay With Me’ contains driving piano, background chants, and a curious Springsteen-like feel

Review by Vince Leigh Lay With Me is the latest release from Australian singer-songwriter Lorenzo Iannotti. Lorenzo’s last single, If ...
The Professor and the Madman — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

The Professor and the Madman — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

A record of the creation of The Oxford English Dictionary may sound as though it would be dry stuff.  But ...
Charlie’s Angels — Palace Cinemas — November 2019

Charlie’s Angels — Palace Cinemas — November 2019

If you’ve seen the 2000 movie version of Charlie’s Angels or its 2003 sequel, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, both of ...
Military Wives — Mini British Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Military Wives — Mini British Film Festival 2019 — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Military Wives is a glimpse into the largely unrecognised complexities of the lives of partners of combatants in the armed ...
Official Secrets — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

Official Secrets — Mini British Film Festival — Palace Cinemas — October–November 2019

With the benefit of a factual basis in a sequence of official deceits of the public by three western national ...
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 ...