MUSIC

Various Artists – Dark Was the Night

Dark Was the Night – Various Artists By Chris Peken This is an indie-music head’s wet dream. The 20th compilation in the Red Hot series … Read more

Beatsteaks – Limbo Messiah

Limbo Messiah – Beatsteaks by Aidan Roberts From the first screeching anthem on this boisterous record, those punk-rocking Germanians Beatsteaks affirm their ethos very clearly; … Read more

Various Gadigal Artists – Making Waves

Making Waves – Various Artists By Aidan Roberts It has now become a very well-known mantra in Sydney and abroad to publicly acknowledge the traditional … Read more

The BPA – I Think We Are Gonna Need a Bigger Boat

I Think We Are Gonna Need  a Bigger Boat – The BPA By Chris Peken The “story” goes that The BPA (Brighton Port Authority) recorded … Read more

The Reaston/Kay Effect – The Reaston/Kay Effect

The Reaston/Kay Effect – The Reaston/Kay Effect by Aidan Roberts Acid jazz. So thrilling, so inaccessible. The devil’s music, as some scholars have put it, … Read more

Gobotron – Tribute

Tribute – Gobotron by Aidan Roberts Local jazz experimentalist Alexander Hewetson has concocted this album with ensemble Gobotron, specifically to pay tribute to the artists … Read more

Neil Young – Sugar Mountain Live at Canterbury House 1968

Sugar Mountain Live at Canterbury House 1968 – Neil Young By Chris Peken With 10 disk’s promised in the near mythical Neil Young Archive Set, … Read more

I Think We Are Goinna Need a Bigger Boat – The BPA

I Think We Are Gonna Need  a Bigger Boat – The BPA By Chris Peken The “story” goes that The BPA (Brighton Port Authority) recorded … Read more

BEST ALBUMS OF 2008

This year’s collection of last year’s best albums is characterised by its consensus and its diversity. Not to mention the list of luminary musical notables … Read more

MUSIC: XENAKIS & REICH BY SYNERGY PERCUSSION

With bongos, congos, bass drums, timpani and marimbas, this weekend Synergy Percussion will be sharing the energy, power and rhythmic dexterity of selected rare 20th … Read more