Category: Album Reviews – Archive

June 2, 2013 / Album Reviews - Archive

The Remembering & Forgetting Of The Air (birdland.com.au) In a world of stress, friction, worry and the relentless buzz of necessity Jonathan Zwartz creates music akin to the release of a long sigh; music that inclines us to let the sounds wash over us. Not that this follow-up to The…

May 29, 2013 / Album Reviews - Archive

My World Is Gone (Telarc/Select) If Deadwood (television’s peerless western) could sing it would sound like this. You can hear blood, dust and whisky all rasping in this music, alongside hearts as big as houses, turbulent lives and the looming proximity of death. Anyone who thought the blues was now…

May 26, 2013 / Album Reviews - Archive

Given the radically reduced number of CD reviews being run in The Sydney Morning Herald here are a dozen recent releases of Oz music that have missed out on coverage in the paper…  Steve Barry Steve Barry (Jazzgroove) Conceptually the piano is half way to being a percussion instrument, and…