Category: Album Reviews

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...