MUSIC

Orchestra Baobab – Made in Dakar

Made in Dakar – Orchestra Baobab By Chris Peken Orchestra Baobab are Africa’s answer to the Buena Vista Social Club but oh so much more. … Read more

GYPSY MUSIC IN SYDNEY

BY AMELIA GROOM As is often the case with people living on the margins of society, the nomadic gypsies of Eastern Europe have, over the … Read more

Stephen Cummings – Happiest Man Alive

Happiest Man Alive – Stephen Cummings By Chris Peken An artist that moves you, writing songs about the artists that move him. Raymond Chandler, Henry … Read more

Carla Bruni – Comme Si de Rien N’Etait (As If Nothing Had Happened)

Comme Si de Rien N’Etait (As If Nothing Had Happened) – Carla Bruni By Chris Peken i am thinking of submitting the following to the … Read more

Beck – Modern Guilt

Modern Guilt – Beck By Aidan Roberts We’ve been waiting a little while now for the next incarnation of Beck, the ingenius creator of skewy … Read more

Comatone & Foley – Trigger Happy

Trigger Happy – Comatone & Foley   by Aidan Roberts   Trigger Happy is an appropriate title for this release from producers / composers Comatone & Foley, … Read more

Joel Sarakula – Feels Like The First Time

Feels Like The First Time – Joel Sarakula   by Aidan Roberts   If ever Sydney has boasted a piano man with a bread-jar on the bar, … Read more

Ed Kuepper – Ed Kuepper Live

Ed Kuepper Live – Ed Kuepper By Chris Peken The Ed-Man cometh. The Godfather of Australian punk, the doyen of Independence, the master and the … Read more

Friendly Fires – Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires – Friendly Fires By Chris Peken If, as part of some bizarre social studies experiment, you force fed a poor lad from St … Read more

Beats Working – Harbour Drive

Harbour Drive – Beats Working by Aidan Roberts There seems to be an element of industrial reverence in this skippy debut from northern outfit Beats … Read more