Category: Album Reviews

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 ...
Kim Yang - 'Ocean of Mind' - in a word, beautiful

Kim Yang – ‘Ocean of Mind’ – in a word, beautiful

Review by Ruth O'Brien Kim’s clear tones hit you from the very first note she sings. Her voice reminds me ...
[Album Review] Sebastian Field - Picture Stone - "a remarkable convergence of dreamy ambient with post-indie rock"

[Album Review] Sebastian Field – Picture Stone – “a remarkable convergence of dreamy ambient with post-indie rock”

Sebastian Field has just released his first solo album Picture Stone, a remarkable convergence of dreamy ambient with post-indie rock ...
Shoeb Ahmad - Quiver Versions [Provenance Records]

Shoeb Ahmad – Quiver Versions [Provenance Records]

Review by Vince Leigh The capacity for experimental electronic music to reflect inner psychological landscapes is captivatingly brought to bear ...
Honey 2 Honey – A Taste Of... [Chapter Records]

Honey 2 Honey – A Taste Of… [Chapter Records]

If you've potted around the Canberra music scene in the last half-decade or so, there's a fair chance you've come ...
Beastwars - IV [Destroyer Records]

Beastwars – IV [Destroyer Records]

At time of writing, this album is the current number 1 in Beastwars' native New Zealand. It won’t last at ...
Dickie Birds - Dickie Birds [Beat On The Brat Records]

Dickie Birds – Dickie Birds [Beat On The Brat Records]

Local bands with a pedigree as long as the Dickie Birds that could take up more room than the review ...
Torche - Admission [Relapse Records]

Torche – Admission [Relapse Records]

In the four years since Torche released their Restarter, the Florida quartet and its founding member Steve Brooks have been ...
[Album Reviews] Skydeck – Eureka Moment [Dinosaur City Records]

[Album Reviews] Skydeck – Eureka Moment [Dinosaur City Records]

It's not uncommon for an album, especially a debut album, to follow a long and convoluted path to release. Skydeck's ...
[Album Review] Clarity of Chaos - Self-titled

[Album Review] Clarity of Chaos – Self-titled

Review by Vince Leigh The self-titled debut album from Canberra’s Clarity of Chaos has just been released, and if you ...