CD Reviews

Mariah Carey – Merry Christmas (Deluxe Anniversary Edition)

Nearly everyone can agree that Mariah Carey’s music has become a staple of Christmas, especially All I Want For Christmas Is You, but this year Carey is kicking it up a notch by releasing her album Merry Christmas (Deluxe Anniversary Edition).  The deluxe version of the album includes two-discs featuring previously unreleased recordings and bonus content.  […]

Good Lekker – Samsara

This month marks the release of the Wollongong based group Good Lekker’s debut EP Samsara.  The sequence of songs takes listeners on a whimsical journey through the band’s creative process, featuring instrumental riffs that showcase the group’s well-rounded talent.  For the first set of singles, it is a strong EP. Pipe Dreams is the standout song […]

Fenn Wilson – Ghost Heroin

Fenn Wilson has released his first full-length album Ghost Heroin, which is a musical exposition of the journey from darkness to catharsis.  The Melbourne based musician had already developed a reputation for himself as an emotionally raw and rhythmically talented artist through his EP Tales Of The Black Dog, which showcased his guitar skills. But, […]

Delay 45 – Big Ears

A new Australian band, Delay 45, has just burst onto the jazz scene with the release of the group’s debut album Big Ears.  Although new to the industry, Delay 45 blends its improvised tunes seamlessly, creating a smooth collection of eight tracks.  Each of the songs featured on Big Ears weaves together various instrumental riffs […]

Leif Vollebekk – New Ways

Leif Vollebekk is welcoming November with the release of his latest album New Ways, an emotionally raw record that he said contained everything he wouldn’t ever want to tell anyone.  Vollebekk ventures into new territory in New Ways, exploring riskier themes of change and desire as opposed to his last album Twin Solitude, which focused […]

Obscura Hail – Zero

Melbourne’s Obscura Hail is set to release its latest EP Zero tomorrow. Although the EP consists of only five songs, each piece experiments with more diverse instrumentation and is strong enough to stand on its own.  Obscura Hail’s latest work deals with the heavy themes of memory loss and death while showcasing the band’s strong […]

City And Colour – A Pill For Loneliness

Since his arrival on the solo scene in 2005, Dallas Green has mesmerised listeners with each and every release under the City And Colour banner. With his latest release, A Pill For Loneliness, the Alexisonfire vocalist come solo singer-songwriter continues this fine tradition. A Pill For Loneliness follows Green’s tried and true path, but with […]

DIIV – Deceiver

The rock group DIIV is set to release its latest full-length album titled Deceiver in October.   The group’s new single Skin Game has already been well received by listeners, garnering praise for its strong guitar riffs and overall smooth rhythm. Skin Game is a deeply personal song about struggling with addiction and the rehab process. […]

Tyne-James Organ – Persevere

Over the past few years singer-songwriter Tyne-James Organ has dedicated his life to fostering a deep connection with his live audience. Now with the release of his debut record release Organ is looking to make that connection spread even more widely as his music becomes accessible to more than just his live audience. Persevere is an […]

Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles

Sam Fender establishes himself as a new type of rock n’ roll artist for this generation in his debut album Hypersonic Missiles.  Fender’s sound manages to toe to the line between edgy and bluesy, finding a sort of balance between the two as a softer alternative to hard punk rock music.   With a style […]