Tag: BMA Magazine

Katie Noonan and Australian String Quartet combine to find The Glad Tomorrow

Katie Noonan and Australian String Quartet combine to find The Glad Tomorrow

by Ruth O’Brien To our fathers’ fathers The pain, the sorrow; To our children’s children The glad tomorrow. These are ...
Kirklandd 'knowbody' - an accomplished slice of contemporary rap from Canberra's son

Kirklandd ‘knowbody’ – an accomplished slice of contemporary rap from Canberra’s son

Review by Vince Leigh Canberra’s Kirklandd is part of a new breed of Australian rappers staking their ground and widening ...
Press'd For Success - Press Club call Canberra home for Halloween

Press’d For Success – Press Club call Canberra home for Halloween

Melbourne-based punks PRESS CLUB have wowed audiences with the energy and aggression of their live shows and have just launched ...
“I actually can’t remember seeing a bill this strong in a venue festival like this.” - Lloyd Spiegel on Red, White, Amber & Blues Festival

“I actually can’t remember seeing a bill this strong in a venue festival like this.” – Lloyd Spiegel on Red, White, Amber & Blues Festival

While other regional centres such as Goulburn have had theirs running for years, the new Red, White, Amber & Blues ...
Flight Memory - Recorded For Posterity

Flight Memory – Recorded For Posterity

by Ruth O’Brien When thinking about some of the greatest human inventions, it’s easy for the most common things we ...
King Cavalli - 'Shake It' - a hooky-as love song with elements of dance, hip-hop, and a tincture of reggaeton

King Cavalli – ‘Shake It’ – a hooky-as love song with elements of dance, hip-hop, and a tincture of reggaeton

Review by Vince Leigh New York-based music artist and writer King Cavalli has just released Shake It, a follow-up to ...
Dance: The Drop Sep/Oct - Dancing shoes vs Carbon footprint, plus Kid Kenobi, Extrawelt, Steve Ward, Monkey Marc, and plenty more

Dance: The Drop Sep/Oct – Dancing shoes vs Carbon footprint, plus Kid Kenobi, Extrawelt, Steve Ward, Monkey Marc, and plenty more

A friend of mine in the music scene posted an interesting Instagram post the other day. She was lamenting the ...
Metallise Sep/Oct - Simpson and Doom Metal... Together At Last

Metallise Sep/Oct – Simpson and Doom Metal… Together At Last

Necrot dress for success 29 September kicks off with a brutal dose of Californian death metal courtesy of Necrot. Their ...
[Film review] Palm Beach

[Film review] Palm Beach

Directed by Rachel Ward, Palm Beach depicts long-term friendships between three couples reuniting, with their several grown children, for the ...
Herman’s Hermits proving age is but a number (one hit) — Canberra Theatre — Friday 30 August

Herman’s Hermits proving age is but a number (one hit) — Canberra Theatre — Friday 30 August

Review by Michele E. Hawkins In 1964, an English beat rock band formed in Manchester calling itself Herman and the ...