Category: Album Reviews

ANU School of Music via America; a giddy blend of jazz awaits the listeners of Crossroads Quintet's 'Intertwined'

ANU School of Music via America; a giddy blend of jazz awaits the listeners of Crossroads Quintet’s ‘Intertwined’

[Midwest Crush Music] To those of us who’ve been following the jazz genre for many years (64 in my case) ...
Maddy Jane's debut LP is heart-on-the-sleeve stuff via a striking, engaging voice

Maddy Jane’s debut LP is heart-on-the-sleeve stuff via a striking, engaging voice

[Lemon Tree Records] Hailing from Tasmania’s Bruny Island, Maddy Jane has joined the likes of Alex Lahey and Alex the ...
Canberra's Ghost Boy reveals LP 'Tender Is The Night' - piano-driven odes and acoustic guitar-led pieces channelling another era

Canberra’s Ghost Boy reveals LP ‘Tender Is The Night’ – piano-driven odes and acoustic guitar-led pieces channelling another era

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra’s Ghost Boy (aka Miles McLaughlin) has just released a new album, Tender Is The Night, ...
Lucifungus unleash the burgeoning ball-shaking firepower of 'Derek'

Lucifungus unleash the burgeoning ball-shaking firepower of ‘Derek’

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra’s purveyors of post-doom metal have just dropped Derek, the follow-up to 2018’s two-track EP Akuma ...
Eliza & The Delusions deliver an EP bursting with a bright, fuzzy energy

Eliza & The Delusions deliver an EP bursting with a bright, fuzzy energy

Eliza & The Delusionals  A State of Living in an Objective Reality [Cooking Vinyl] Following on from their debut EP ...
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 ...