Category: Album Reviews

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 ...
Canberra's NISSAN: UNSTOPPABLE combines melodic vocals with subverted R&B, smooth jazz tropes, and retro synth gloss in "Welcome to the Glove Department"

Canberra’s NISSAN: UNSTOPPABLE combines melodic vocals with subverted R&B, smooth jazz tropes, and retro synth gloss in “Welcome to the Glove Department”

Review by Vince Leigh NISSAN: Unstoppable is the new artistic front for Morgan Quinn, former member of Canberra band Pleased ...
Van Walker's "Ghosting" offers spirited, inspiring musicianship, beautiful moments and superb storytelling

Van Walker’s “Ghosting” offers spirited, inspiring musicianship, beautiful moments and superb storytelling

Review by Rory McCartney Tasmanian blues/alt-country artist Van Walker moved from the Apple Isle to the throbbing music scene in ...
Canberra indie-rock outfit Paint Store display raw veracity that's disarming and curiously charming with debut LP 'Maybe'

Canberra indie-rock outfit Paint Store display raw veracity that’s disarming and curiously charming with debut LP ‘Maybe’

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra-based indie-rock band Paint Store has just released their debut album Maybe. Formed a couple of ...
The Basics' Kris Schroeder and his Jackmann LP debut "Low Key" is a finely-wrought assemblage of the personal and the poetic

The Basics’ Kris Schroeder and his Jackmann LP debut “Low Key” is a finely-wrought assemblage of the personal and the poetic

Review by Vince Leigh The debut album for Jackmann is called Low Key and was recorded over a weekend at ...