Albert Hammond, Jr. – Como Te Llama

¿Como Te Llama’ – Albert Hammond, Jr. By Chris Peken Ever wondered what Sean Lennon was doing these days’ Playing piano on the instrumental  … Read more

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Lie Down in the Light

Lie Down in the Light – Bonnie “Prince” Billy By Chris Peken Square dance anyone’ Okay, it’s only the one track, the opening Easy Does … Read more


PREVIEW BY BRAD GILL Australia’s thriving percussion scene comprises a growing number of exciting young musicians along with established ensembles with a strong history of … Read more

DJ Regal – DJ Regal Presents!

DJ Regal Presents! – DJ Regal By Aidan Roberts Everyone loves their dose of rhymin’ and stealin’ every now and then; though it is a … Read more

My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges

Evil Urges – My Morning Jacket By Chris Peken Time to reconsider your view of the former hairy Southern rockers, as My Morning Jacket put … Read more

El Perro Del Mar – From the Valley to the Stars

From the Valley to the Stars – El Perro Del Mar By Chris Peken No amount of angelic harmonies, innocent flutes and tinkling piano lines … Read more

China Forbes – 78

78 – China Forbes By Aiden Roberts With an enticingly hazy title, 78, this solo album from Pink Martini’s leading lady appropriately launches itself … Read more

Santogold – Santogold

Santogold ‘ Santogold By Aidan Roberts This is certainly an eye-catcher from the outset, before even one note has been heard; a very funky, neo-70’s … Read more

Viva Voce – Viva Voce Loves You

Viva Voce Loves You – Viva Voce By Chris Peken Married couples are taking over rock. Think Arcade Fire or our own Kasey Chambers & … Read more

Shearwater – Rook

Rook – Shearwater By Chris Peken If, as Oscar Wilde postulated, ‘ambition is the last refuge of failure,’ then Shearwater are in trouble. However when … Read more