Feb
9
2013

Magnet CD

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Magnet (mag.net.au)  This is the album that Stephen Magnusson has been building towards. The Melburnian has long distinguished himself as among the world’s most fascinating guitarists, and now he pulls together a combination of musicians to make a group sound that is just as distinctive as his own playing.  Like Magnusson’s guitar work, therefore, that […]

Feb
8
2013

Joseph Tawadros

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Venue 505, February 2, 2013  In a way it’s all one. Joseph Tawadros’s uproarious ‘tween-song schtick and his virtuoso improvising are both about telling stories; about engaging, communicating, moving. Sometimes the schtick went on too long, but always there was a pay-off: a gale of laughter that swept the packed room like a palette-cleanser before […]