Category: Album Reviews

The 1975's 'Notes On A Conditional Form' is long, very long, and doesn’t know which way is up

The 1975’s ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ is long, very long, and doesn’t know which way is up

The British pop-rock foursome The 1975 have been making teenage hearts melt for almost a decade now. Their self-titled 2013 ...
Muddy Wolfe 'Volume II' presents a tougher sound yet maintains the core elements of blues and folk

Muddy Wolfe ‘Volume II’ presents a tougher sound yet maintains the core elements of blues and folk

2019 was a good year for Canberra band Muddy Wolfe. They released their debut EP Volume I, received triple j ...
With third album 'Juveniles' the rock is very much back with Kingswood

With third album ‘Juveniles’ the rock is very much back with Kingswood

[Dew Process] Melbourne alt rock band Kingswood debuted their drool-worthy album  Microscopic Wars in 2014, with tracks demonstrating an impressive ...
ANU School of Music via America; a giddy blend of jazz awaits the listeners of Crossroads Quintet's 'Intertwined'

ANU School of Music via America; a giddy blend of jazz awaits the listeners of Crossroads Quintet’s ‘Intertwined’

[Midwest Crush Music] To those of us who’ve been following the jazz genre for many years (64 in my case) ...
Maddy Jane's debut LP is heart-on-the-sleeve stuff via a striking, engaging voice

Maddy Jane’s debut LP is heart-on-the-sleeve stuff via a striking, engaging voice

[Lemon Tree Records] Hailing from Tasmania’s Bruny Island, Maddy Jane has joined the likes of Alex Lahey and Alex the ...
Canberra's Ghost Boy reveals LP 'Tender Is The Night' - piano-driven odes and acoustic guitar-led pieces channelling another era

Canberra’s Ghost Boy reveals LP ‘Tender Is The Night’ – piano-driven odes and acoustic guitar-led pieces channelling another era

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra’s Ghost Boy (aka Miles McLaughlin) has just released a new album, Tender Is The Night, ...
Lucifungus unleash the burgeoning ball-shaking firepower of 'Derek'

Lucifungus unleash the burgeoning ball-shaking firepower of ‘Derek’

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra’s purveyors of post-doom metal have just dropped Derek, the follow-up to 2018’s two-track EP Akuma ...
Eliza & The Delusions deliver an EP bursting with a bright, fuzzy energy

Eliza & The Delusions deliver an EP bursting with a bright, fuzzy energy

Eliza & The Delusionals  A State of Living in an Objective Reality [Cooking Vinyl] Following on from their debut EP ...
Dorothy-Jane's 'The Witness' uses hellish material to craft a powerful and vital album

Dorothy-Jane’s ‘The Witness’ uses hellish material to craft a powerful and vital album

Review by Vince Leigh Dorothy-Jane’s new album The Witness documents her harrowing journey through pain and grief following her experience ...
Jack Biilman drops the 'Jack', adds three bandmates, and releases the cracking musicianship of 'Sink Like A Stone' EP

Jack Biilman drops the ‘Jack’, adds three bandmates, and releases the cracking musicianship of ‘Sink Like A Stone’ EP

Canberra’s Biilmann has just released their EP Sink Like A Stone, a blistering amalgamation of riff-laden rock, alt-metal and blues ...