Category: Reviews

Violeta Bozanic's 'Dance With You' presents as shiny contemporary dance-pop, but packs a self-empowerment bite

Violeta Bozanic's 'Dance With You' presents as shiny contemporary dance-pop, but packs a self-empowerment bite

Review by Vince Leigh Violeta Bozanic has only just begun her trek to pop stardom but if this new tune ...
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, ...
TJ Patrick has further lifted his game with the joyous love song 'Bluebird'

TJ Patrick has further lifted his game with the joyous love song 'Bluebird'

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter TJ Patrick contributed his blues guitar sound to albums by such hip-hop luminaries as Urthboy, Drapht, and the Hilltop Hoods. However, ...
Canberra's Muddy Wolfe tell the harrowing story of 'Willie Allen' via a great song

Canberra's Muddy Wolfe tell the harrowing story of 'Willie Allen' via a great song

It has been a big year for Canberra indie blues rockers Muddy Wolfe. Formed in 2017, they released a debut ...
Cody Atkinson's Top 10 Albums of 2019

Cody Atkinson's Top 10 Albums of 2019

Questioning columnist and music reviewer Cody Atkinson knows his way around an album, and can share a considered and thoughtful ...
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 ...
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 ...