Category: Album Reviews

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 ...
Henry Fiat's Open Sore - Fiat Currency [Dustward]

Henry Fiat’s Open Sore – Fiat Currency [Dustward]

There’s a couple of heavily inspired by '80s/'70s punk releases floating around this issue. Normally, as a parochial supporter of ...
[Album Review] Opelousas  'Opelousified'

[Album Review] Opelousas ‘Opelousified’

A keen love of the music of the deep south drew together three of Melbourne’s top blues artists to form ...
[Album Review] Skyscraper Stan - 'Golden Boy Vol. I and Vol. II' [Independent]

[Album Review] Skyscraper Stan – ‘Golden Boy Vol. I and Vol. II’ [Independent]

Four Stars Once a humble floor scrubber, Stan Woodhouse, AKA Skyscraper Stan, was "discovered" by his boss singing to himself ...
[Album Review] Big Business - The Beast You Are - [Joyful Noise/Gold Metal Records]

[Album Review] Big Business – The Beast You Are – [Joyful Noise/Gold Metal Records]

Four Stars Jared Warren (bass and vocals) and Coady Willis (drums) are Big Business. A two-piece from Seattle, Washington who formed in 2003 ...
[Album Review] Billie Eilish - 'When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?'

[Album Review] Billie Eilish – ‘When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?’

Review by Andrew Myers Four stars The almost overnight success of 17-year-old Billie Eilish has been dizzying. She’s become the ...
[Album Review] Allensworth - 'Albumsworth' [Independent Release]

[Album Review] Allensworth – ‘Albumsworth’ [Independent Release]

Review by Rory McCartney Four stars California based rock and soul artist Jamie Allensworth has released his third long player, ...
[Album Review] The Maes - 'The Maes' [Independent Release]

[Album Review] The Maes – ‘The Maes’ [Independent Release]

Review by Rory McCartney Three-and-a-half stars And then there were two! Following the departure of Anita Hillman, The Mae Trio ...