Author: Jeff Jenkins

Review: Archie Roach, ‘Let Love Rule’

Call it Aussie gospel. For his 10th album, Archie Roach has delivered a stirring collection of new songs about music’s oldest topic: love. “You know I love this country,” Roach sings in the title track, “every rock and every...

Review: Big Smoke, ‘Time Is Golden’

It’s a hell of a story. While working on Big Smoke’s debut album, singer Adrian Slattery was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. Between bouts of chemotherapy and brain surgery, he recorded the album. “We can’t stop now,”...

Review: Airbourne, ‘Breakin’ Outta Hell’

Yep, they’re derivative. Sure, their lyrics are big, dumb and obvious. But Airbourne are a glorious celebration of the inner bogan in us all. They follow the AC/DC formula – no ballads, no bullshit, delivering anthems for the...

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