Oct
18
2018

Erica Bramham

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SONGS FROM A MIDNIGHT ROOM (ericabramham.com) 8/10 In 2017 Melbourne’s Erica Bramham set about writing a song a day, sustaining the project for an impressive 203 days. This double album contains some of the results. Working in a musical world where a fine mist obscures any lines between jazz, folk, improvisation and rock, she writes […]

Oct
14
2018

Stefano Bollani

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QUE BOM (Alobar/Planet) 8/10 More than most idioms Brazilian music has a way of sucking non-Brazilian musicians into its rhythmic, harmonic, melodic and textural vortices – aided by the dominant mood being irrepressible optimism. Once it really gets under their skin they tend to be lost causes. When it comes to the prime purveyors of […]

Oct
13
2018

JULIAN CURWIN & JANE SHELDON

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@ Django, September 27 8/10 You don’t need to spend a day in the family courts to know that love breeds as much anguish as joy: you just have to read poetry or listen to music. Julian Curwin and Jane Sheldon’s compositions specialise in love lost, love unrequited and love gone wrong, and they largely […]

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