Author: Jeff Jenkins

Review: Bernard Fanning, ‘Civil Dusk’

His solo debut, Tea & Sympathy, was a classic. His second album, Departures, was a disappointment. Civil Dusk finds Bernard Fanning back in top form. Opening cut, Emerald Flame, has all the warmth that was largely lacking...

Review: Kylie Auldist, ‘Family Tree’

This is the year the world woke up to the vocal talents of Melbourne’s soul queen Kylie Auldist, who follows the international success of This Girl with her fourth solo set, which sparkles and shines.  Written and produced with...

Review: Montaigne, ‘Glorious Heights’

“I ate a salad today, I ate one yesterday, too.” You’d have to be a rare vocal talent to make those words come alive, and  Sydney’s Montaigne (real name: Jessica Cerro) has a voice that simply soars. Her debut album is aptly...

Review: Alex Lloyd, ‘Acoustica’

It’s beautiful, but do we really need another cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah? That’s the only misfire on Alex Lloyd’s new album, which heralds the return of Liberation’s acoustic series.  Lloyd is a quality songwriter...

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