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Aug
4
2017

Sandy Evans & Friends album

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ROCKPOOLMIRROR (Tall Poppies) 9/10 What a brilliant source of inspiration! Each of this album’s 12 works is a response to a photograph taken by Belinda Webster in Shoalhaven Gorge. The images, often of rock formations with anthropomorphic echoes, can be equally beautiful and disquieting. Enter composer Sandy Evans and a series of musical sketches to […]

Aug
2
2017

Sharny Russell album

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COMES A TIME (Treasure House Music) 7/10 Does where a musician lives affect the music that he or she makes? The evidence comes down pretty thoroughly in the affirmative: compare the ponderousness of Russian opera with the flightiness of French, or the intensity of New York jazz in the 1950s with the airiness of the […]

Jul
24
2017

Phil Treloar album

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OF OTHER NARRTIVES VOLUME 6: and So…too (feeling-to-thought) 9.5/10 The final volume in Phil Treloar’s mammoth retrospective of a significant part of his life’s work, Of Other Narratives – Tracings in the Ground of Collective Autonomy, is almost like a snapshot of the series as a whole. The music occurs upon a wide-open field where […]