Category: Single Reviews

A chugging, steamrolling amalgamation of the band’s collective skills, CBR's The SunBears dazzle with the growling and gritty DEVIL SMILE

A chugging, steamrolling amalgamation of the band’s collective skills, CBR’s The SunBears dazzle with the growling and gritty DEVIL SMILE

Review by Vince Leigh Third single in for The SunBears follows recent track Hurricane with the three-piece establishing their claim ...
Need garage rock punk with hooks, energy and a steadfast attitude? THE GLYCEREENS have the dose with NEON CITY LIGHTS

Need garage rock punk with hooks, energy and a steadfast attitude? THE GLYCEREENS have the dose with NEON CITY LIGHTS

Review by Vince Leigh Brisbane-based garage rock punksters The Glycereens have been around since 2018 with their debut album Hangin’ ...
Top Canadian songwriter LENNIE GALLANT teams with Country Queer hero DRAKE JENSEN for a C-Pop rendition of PIECES OF YOU

Top Canadian songwriter LENNIE GALLANT teams with Country Queer hero DRAKE JENSEN for a C-Pop rendition of PIECES OF YOU

Review by Vince Leigh Following the great response to his reinterpretation of the 1980s Corey Hart classic Never Surrender, a ...
PLATINUM PARADE bestows another banger with ANOTHER WORLD, bringing with it a powerful message

PLATINUM PARADE bestows another banger with ANOTHER WORLD, bringing with it a powerful message

Review by Vince Leigh Following the extraordinary success of their last single, Dig Me, international electronic music production team Platinum ...
Diaphanous, ethereal, romantic; just three terms used to describe ECHOLILY's debut UNDER THE CLOCKS (STAY)

Diaphanous, ethereal, romantic; just three terms used to describe ECHOLILY’s debut UNDER THE CLOCKS (STAY)

Review by Vince Leigh Born in Malaysia and now based in Melbourne, Echolily, aka Michelle Chong, is an Australian indie ...
Canberra's SLOW DIAL turn it up to capture the energy of that chaotic part of a night with YOU DON'T TALK MUCH

Canberra’s SLOW DIAL turn it up to capture the energy of that chaotic part of a night with YOU DON’T TALK MUCH

Review by Vince Leigh The third single in for Canberra’s Slow Dial sees the band fulfilling the promise of its ...
Tabla, cittern, baglama, cello, esraj, 12-string guitar assemble! Sydney's YELLOW MONDAY double-down the joy on DOUBLE ISLAND

Tabla, cittern, baglama, cello, esraj, 12-string guitar assemble! Sydney’s YELLOW MONDAY double-down the joy on DOUBLE ISLAND

Review by Vince Leigh Sydney-based band Yellow Monday has just released Double Island. The new song is an enchanting and ...
The tireless ILUMINATIVE continues his rap-driven spiritual call-to-arms with GENIUS CODE

The tireless ILUMINATIVE continues his rap-driven spiritual call-to-arms with GENIUS CODE

Review by Vince Leigh The fourth single from Iluminative’s ground-breaking, breakthrough album Kundalini Rising is the new hip-hop based rap ...
ALRIGHT, Alright, Alright... From NYC to CBR, MECHANISM OF ACTION aim to put the Capital on the map 'n' all with their tech wizardry & robust melodic core

ALRIGHT, Alright, Alright… From NYC to CBR, MECHANISM OF ACTION aim to put the Capital on the map ‘n’ all with their tech wizardry & robust melodic core

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra-based electronic group Mechanism Of Action has released their second single for the year, Alright. The ...
MONA PATEL transmutes life pain into dancefloor gold with EDM-R&B-pop gem DREAM GUY

MONA PATEL transmutes life pain into dancefloor gold with EDM-R&B-pop gem DREAM GUY

Review by Vince Leigh Now and then, a new artist appears that surprises with an excellent track. Emerging Perth based ...