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


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