Author: Jeff Jenkins

Adam Brand, ‘Speed of Life’ review

Adam Brand’s 15th studio album appears to be aimed at the US market. “16 wants to be 21,” he sings in the title track, “because 21 gets to hit the bars.” Brand – who started out in Geelong – is hitting a musical peak at 50, with...

Kingswood, ‘Juveniles’ review

“Call me old-fashioned,” Fergus Linacre sings on Kingswood’s third album, which sees the Melbourne band return to their rocking best. The guitars are cranked on the aptly titled Juveniles, which is a ball of youthful, nervous...

Fanny Lumsden, ‘Fallow’ review

After the witty wordplay of her first two albums, Fanny Lumsden – the 2017 New Talent Golden Guitar winner – tackles some serious subjects on her third offering. Call it the getting of wisdom. “Some of this is magic,” she...

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