Category: Album Reviews

SPACEMAN AFRICA THE MUSICAL is set to launch something special this month with EP I NEVER FELT SO ALIVE

SPACEMAN AFRICA THE MUSICAL is set to launch something special this month with EP I NEVER FELT SO ALIVE

Words by Vince Leigh Canberran writer and musician Spaceman Africa’s curious history would usurp most of the oxygen of this ...
A strong American country-rock vibe and earnest lyrics defines DAVID SCHAAK's album MEET MY GHOSTS

A strong American country-rock vibe and earnest lyrics defines DAVID SCHAAK’s album MEET MY GHOSTS

Review by Rory McCartney Ex-Victorian now Queensland based singer-songwriter David Schaak has a love of southern US rock/blues that he ...
Good ol' Belco Boy PRIVATE BENJAMIN reeeally bares his soul in his "cuck-rock" GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY LP where "confused, beta-male arena anthems abound"

Good ol’ Belco Boy PRIVATE BENJAMIN reeeally bares his soul in his “cuck-rock” GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY LP where “confused, beta-male arena anthems abound”

Review by Josh Nixon Ben Green is a good ol' Belco boy who now resides in Bayonne. This vastly glosses ...
The Aston Shuffle approved new Canberra house music record label HOT FOOT RECORDS reveals an assured and eclectic 4-track debut VA001

The Aston Shuffle approved new Canberra house music record label HOT FOOT RECORDS reveals an assured and eclectic 4-track debut VA001

Review by Vince Leigh A trip through the Canberran house music scene with Hot Foot Records reveals an assured and ...
Living up to his name, Canberra's NISSAN: UNSTOPPABLE returns with more mind melting industrial music in YIKEL, MICHAEL & YIKES WOZ HERE

Living up to his name, Canberra’s NISSAN: UNSTOPPABLE returns with more mind melting industrial music in YIKEL, MICHAEL & YIKES WOZ HERE

Review by Vince Leigh This is yet another release from NISSAN: Unstoppable, aka Morgan Quinn who not so long ago ...
LUCIFUNGUS brings an insane amalgam of metal maestros in new EP THE TRANSPYRAMID PROJECT

LUCIFUNGUS brings an insane amalgam of metal maestros in new EP THE TRANSPYRAMID PROJECT

Review by Vince Leigh You don’t necessarily have to be a fan of Lucifungus to appreciate this EP (though that ...
Chicago noise pop three-piece band STAR deliver the electro equivalent of stoner rock with their oft dreamy oft savage new album

Chicago noise pop three-piece band STAR deliver the electro equivalent of stoner rock with their oft dreamy oft savage new album

Review by Rory McCartney Chicago noise pop three-piece band STAR comprises Shannon Roberts (of bands Future Silence and Gun Creeps), ...
YOURS TRULY unleash angsty yet catchy guitar driven power pop with debut LP SELF CARE

YOURS TRULY unleash angsty yet catchy guitar driven power pop with debut LP SELF CARE

Review by Rory McCartney Not to be confused with the Pittsburgh band of the same name, Sydney pop-punkers Yours Truly ...
Canberra's HOPE WILKINS isn't emerging, she's already here, as proven on the outstanding debut EP COFFEE CUPS

Canberra’s HOPE WILKINS isn’t emerging, she’s already here, as proven on the outstanding debut EP COFFEE CUPS

Review by Vince Leigh[artist shot by Claire Warren Photography] The debut EP for emerging Canberra singer-songwriter Hope Wilkins contains three ...
Third time's the charm: MEGAN WASHINGTON's playful BATFLOWERS doesn't put away childish things

Third time’s the charm: MEGAN WASHINGTON’s playful BATFLOWERS doesn’t put away childish things

Review by Rory McCartney Six years after the release of There There, Megan Washington is back with a third long ...