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  • REVIEW: But For All These Shrinking Hearts – Josh Pyke

    REVIEW: But For All These Shrinking Hearts – Josh Pyke

    WORDS BY Jacqui James JOSH PYKE HAS one of the most distinctive voices in Australian music. Through masterfully poetic lyrics, he immediately puts us at ease. His fifth album should strike a chord with fans, especially those in their thirties.
  • REVIEW: Monterey – The Milk Carton Kids

    REVIEW: Monterey – The Milk Carton Kids

    WORDS BY Jacqui James THIS ALBUM IS a real pleasure. In an era of heavy production and looped instruments, The Milk Carton Kids use just acoustic guitar and their gorgeous, harmonious vocals on Monterey.
  • REVIEW: Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes

    REVIEW: Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes

    WORDS BY Jacqui James SOUND & COLOR ALABAMA SHAKES ARE YOU ALREADY missing summer? Sound & Color might be just what you need. It’s a good substitute to put you back into a fun-loving, carefree mood. The opening title track...
  • REVIEW: Begin Again

    REVIEW: Begin Again

      WORDS BY Jacqui James WATCHING THE MOVIE Begin Again gives you some prospective on the journeys most singer/songwriters begin, playing in a small pub with little active listeners. Begin Again starring Keira Knighley, Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine (Maroon...
  • The Distinguished Bridgette Allen

    The Distinguished Bridgette Allen

      WORDS BY Jacqui James FOR THE PAST THIRTY plus years Bridgette Allen has become a distinguished jazz performer, vocalist, dancer and teacher. Amazingly at just fifteen Bridgette ran her own tap dance school after receiving a Teacher’s certificate from...
  • REVIEW: David Campbell Sings John Bucchino

    REVIEW: David Campbell Sings John Bucchino

      WORDS BY Jacqui James DAVID CAMPBELL HAS a rare quality to sing songs with such emotion and a believability, even with those written for musicals. So it’s no wonder that for this album, David and his long-time friend Broadway...
  • REVIEW: Tales In Space Have The Formula

    REVIEW: Tales In Space Have The Formula

      WORDS BY Jacqui James THE SYDNEY DUO Pieman and Luke Bert make up Tales In Space and they are about to introduce their unique genre of sounds when their debut album Formula to us earthlings on June 6th, 2014....
  • REVIEW: Sex/Games – Diviney

    REVIEW: Sex/Games – Diviney

      Written by Jacqui James SHAUGHN DIVINEY IS A  brave young singer/songwriter who isn’t afraid to mix genres together to produce an original sounding EP. “Diviney” has released his debut EP Sex/Games since departing from the hugely popular and successful...
  • Burningwycke’s Crop Circles

    Burningwycke’s Crop Circles

      Written by Jacqui James   BURNINGWYCKE HAS BEEN a long-time friend and supporter of Gigs ‘n Interviews because he’s an artist who believes in music! Burningwycke aka Mark Cundiff has celebrated many exciting milestones with his music charting very...
  • Matchbox Twenty’s Maturity Shines on North

    Matchbox Twenty’s Maturity Shines on North

    North Matchbox Twenty Written by Jacqui James   BEFORE NORTH WAS RELEASED on Friday (for us very lucky Aussies anyway) it was hard to believe it is almost ten years since their previous album Yourself Or Someone Like You with...

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