Category: Single Reviews

Indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club's single 'Robert Smith' is a rollicking egotistical fantasy exploring self-image and the desire to appear as others want you to be

Indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club’s single ‘Robert Smith’ is a rollicking egotistical fantasy exploring self-image and the desire to appear as others want you to be

Wollongong-spawned indie-pop-punk duo Cry Club won a place on the Lorne leg of the Falls Festival, courtesy of JJJ Unearthed ...
The Gadflys have reemerged, with their punk ethos intact, writing an enchanting paean to rock icon Deborah Harry

The Gadflys have reemerged, with their punk ethos intact, writing an enchanting paean to rock icon Deborah Harry

Review by Vince Leigh The legendary Moriarty brothers are back. The Gadflys have just released Deborah, the first single from ...
Foxie Balboa implores that you don’t give those abject, controlling loser parters any time with 'Ain't Got Time'

Foxie Balboa implores that you don’t give those abject, controlling loser parters any time with ‘Ain’t Got Time’

Review by Vince Leigh Ain’t Got Time is the debut single for Australian artist Foxie Balboa. The track is an ...
Izellah's 'Glow' is good clean pop performed with stridently optimistic panache

Izellah’s ‘Glow’ is good clean pop performed with stridently optimistic panache

Review by Vince Leigh This singer-songwriter from Queensland began her career in musical theatre, and her last release, Treat You, ...
Violeta Bozanic's 'Dance With You' presents as shiny contemporary dance-pop, but packs a self-empowerment bite

Violeta Bozanic’s ‘Dance With You’ presents as shiny contemporary dance-pop, but packs a self-empowerment bite

Review by Vince Leigh Violeta Bozanic has only just begun her trek to pop stardom but if this new tune ...
Janet Odani's 'Mountain Climber' is an unquestionably commendable track, performed with optimum energy and doubtless talent

Janet Odani’s ‘Mountain Climber’ is an unquestionably commendable track, performed with optimum energy and doubtless talent

Review by Vince Leigh Australian singer-songwriter Janet Odani has released three albums - Transparency, Mismatched Planets, and Valiant Warrior - ...
Samskara Radio - 'I Can’t Wait (Austin Leeds remix feat. MC Mooks)' - Yoga teacher brings a synth-wave pop alt-rock hybrid to life

Samskara Radio – ‘I Can’t Wait (Austin Leeds remix feat. MC Mooks)’ – Yoga teacher brings a synth-wave pop alt-rock hybrid to life

Review by Vince Leigh Samskara Radio is the music project of Melbourne-based yoga teacher/musician Simon Marrocco. In its rawest form, ...
TJ Patrick has further lifted his game with the joyous love song 'Bluebird'

TJ Patrick has further lifted his game with the joyous love song ‘Bluebird’

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter TJ Patrick contributed his blues guitar sound to albums by such hip-hop luminaries as Urthboy, Drapht, and the Hilltop Hoods. However, ...
Canberra's Muddy Wolfe tell the harrowing story of 'Willie Allen' via a great song

Canberra’s Muddy Wolfe tell the harrowing story of ‘Willie Allen’ via a great song

It has been a big year for Canberra indie blues rockers Muddy Wolfe. Formed in 2017, they released a debut ...
Vince Leigh's Top Poptacular Tracks of 2019

Vince Leigh’s Top Poptacular Tracks of 2019

Vince Leigh has been a blessing for BMA since he joined about a year ago. His wisdom and musical erudition ...