Category: Album Reviews

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 ...
KG - DOIN' ME EP - South African born Canberra based rapper doin' mighty good

KG – DOIN’ ME EP – South African born Canberra based rapper doin’ mighty good

Review by Vince Leigh KG’s last two single releases, Change and Come Along, feature on his new EP, DOIN’ ME ...
The Hard-ons - So I Could Have Them Destroyed

The Hard-ons – So I Could Have Them Destroyed

The Hard-ons album number 12 - not counting the live albums, the EPs, and the rest of a discography that's ...
Orodruin - Ruins of Eternity

Orodruin – Ruins of Eternity

Doom metal is not immune to uncompromising fans that form a clique and decide if a band is “true” to ...
The Neptune Power Federation - Memoirs of a Rat Queen

The Neptune Power Federation – Memoirs of a Rat Queen

The Neptune Power Federation are a five-piece Sydney band featuring four exceptionally seasoned rockers on the classic two guitars, bass, ...
With 'Stars EP', Ivy Lab deliver a taught 'n' terrific reminder of their greatness, and one of the year's best tracks to boot

With ‘Stars EP’, Ivy Lab deliver a taught ‘n’ terrific reminder of their greatness, and one of the year’s best tracks to boot

Minted in late 2015, 20/20 LDN Recordings announced themselves with Ivy Lab presents 20/20 Volume.1. And what a herald it ...