Category: Single Reviews

Award-rich NZ reggae/roots group KATCHAFIRE return with a chilled-out celebration of music's unstoppable power in CIRCLE BACK

Award-rich NZ reggae/roots group KATCHAFIRE return with a chilled-out celebration of music’s unstoppable power in CIRCLE BACK

Review by Vince Leigh Circle Back is the first single from New Zealand’s Katchafire since their landmark 2018 album Legacy, ...
NZ's outfit SIT DOWN IN FRONT unleash a scorching slice of punk rock with DON'T PUSH THE BUTTON

NZ’s outfit SIT DOWN IN FRONT unleash a scorching slice of punk rock with DON’T PUSH THE BUTTON

Review by Vince Leigh Hailing from Gisborne, New Zealand, punk rock band Sit Down In Front has released their new ...
EMME LENTINO's accolades grow, as do her exceptional vocal skill and a talent for writing songs with OCEANSIDE

EMME LENTINO’s accolades grow, as do her exceptional vocal skill and a talent for writing songs with OCEANSIDE

Review by Vince Leigh Originally from Oregon, US, New Zealand based music artist Emme Lentino’s tracks have been featured in ...
The genre-mixing hip-hop slash rapper slash spiritual self-care spouter Iluminative asks you to KNOW YOURSELF

The genre-mixing hip-hop slash rapper slash spiritual self-care spouter Iluminative asks you to KNOW YOURSELF

Review by Vince Leigh Australian rap artist Iluminative [try saying that three times quickly after a snifter of cherry - ...
Canberra's THE RAVEN'S ROCK continue their soar with high-energy, raw-edged indie rock track SMOKED A CIGAR

Canberra’s THE RAVEN’S ROCK continue their soar with high-energy, raw-edged indie rock track SMOKED A CIGAR

Review by Vince Leigh The Raven’s Rock has followed last year’s social conscience charged track 6 Minutes to Midnight with ...
Newly minted Canberran DRIVE SAFE delivers a spirited and muscular show of musical resilience on DELAYED MAINTENANCE

Newly minted Canberran DRIVE SAFE delivers a spirited and muscular show of musical resilience on DELAYED MAINTENANCE

Review by Vince Leigh Delayed Maintenance is the sophomore release for Gavin Styles, aka Drive Safe, who moved to Canberra ...
Marrying her J-rock tendencies to her pop-enriched melodies, RINRIN utilises her many skills on THE GAME

Marrying her J-rock tendencies to her pop-enriched melodies, RINRIN utilises her many skills on THE GAME

Review by Vince Leigh Perth musician and singer-songwriter RinRin has just released her debut track The Game. The track is ...
IRIS delivers another recognizable blend of pop, dance, and R&B styles with autonomy anthem DON'T WAIT UP

IRIS delivers another recognizable blend of pop, dance, and R&B styles with autonomy anthem DON’T WAIT UP

Review by Vince Leigh In this era of the ‘single’, it makes sense to maintain a steady flow of them, ...
American country, blues, and southern rock erupts in a clash of guitar, violin and vocals when RUSTY GEAR and CALAMITY JANE combine on CHECK IN CHECK OUT BLUES

American country, blues, and southern rock erupts in a clash of guitar, violin and vocals when RUSTY GEAR and CALAMITY JANE combine on CHECK IN CHECK OUT BLUES

Review by Vince Leigh American singer-songwriter Rusty Gear leads a collaboration of musicians to create and record country, blues, and ...
A crack team of musicians assemble for BERNIE PICKETT & THE FISH WHISPERERS rendition of AULD LANG SYNE AGAIN (with 2020 Vision)

A crack team of musicians assemble for BERNIE PICKETT & THE FISH WHISPERERS rendition of AULD LANG SYNE AGAIN (with 2020 Vision)

Review by Vince Leigh After a long hiatus, Perth music artist Bernie Pickett has returned to writing, recording, and performing ...