Tag: Review

The gallant JOEY PAUL extols the giddiness of love, bringing CLARE MUNNINGS along to espouse a WILD HEART

The gallant JOEY PAUL extols the giddiness of love, bringing CLARE MUNNINGS along to espouse a WILD HEART

Review by Vince Leigh Australian indie-pop singer-songwriter Joey Paul has been releasing singles since 2019. His new one, Wild Heart, ...
SHAYAN ITALIA: A superstar in the making? The next Elton John? Fevered opinion is flooding in...

SHAYAN ITALIA: A superstar in the making? The next Elton John? Fevered opinion is flooding in…

Review by Vince Leigh Shayan Italia is a name you’ll soon be hearing a lot of. He is a British ...
ECHOLILY uses synth-pop, trip hop, electro-pop, and lo-fi to get HIGHER on retro notions

ECHOLILY uses synth-pop, trip hop, electro-pop, and lo-fi to get HIGHER on retro notions

Review by Vince Leigh Following the release of Echolily’s debut Under The Clocks (Stay), some music critics praised the emerging ...
From cafes to Covid, from Sounds On The Couch to sounds on the radio; KAREN HARDING emerges with debut I DIDN'T REALISE

From cafes to Covid, from Sounds On The Couch to sounds on the radio; KAREN HARDING emerges with debut I DIDN’T REALISE

Review by Vince Leigh Music has always been a part of Karen Harding’s life, learning piano from the age of ...
Alberta, Canada's CRYSTAL McGRATH whips up a chocolate-vanilla country-pop swirl of a track with ABOUT A BOY

Alberta, Canada’s CRYSTAL McGRATH whips up a chocolate-vanilla country-pop swirl of a track with ABOUT A BOY

Review by Vince Leigh Country-pop singer-songwriter from Calgary, Alberta, Crystal McGrath, has just released a new single About A Boy ...
“Now comes the part where we throw our heads back and laugh...” Enter roots-Afrobeat giggle merchants RAS BANAMUNGU and THE DET-N-ATORS

“Now comes the part where we throw our heads back and laugh…” Enter roots-Afrobeat giggle merchants RAS BANAMUNGU and THE DET-N-ATORS

Review by Vince Leigh Ras Banamungu and The Det-n-ators International have just released a new album, Revelation of Oneness. The ...
Billowed by a billboard, Canadian country-popster RYAN LAIRD has turned a lifelong passion and drive into a successful career

Billowed by a billboard, Canadian country-popster RYAN LAIRD has turned a lifelong passion and drive into a successful career

Review by Vince Leigh The country-pop genre never seems to die but merely subsumes itself into the landscape of contemporary ...
Night Shift — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Night Shift — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Supplementing the events of a single day with two or three flashbacks, Night Shift introduces a situation and three police ...
Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Suze Trappet (Virginie Efira)’s years-long quest to find the son whom she surrendered at birth has acquired fresh urgency with ...
Arab Blues [Un divan à Tunis] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Arab Blues [Un divan à Tunis] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

After living in Paris from the age of 10 and obtaining a psychotherapy degree, Selma (Golshifteh Farahani) moves back to ...