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. Share this…FacebookTwitteremailLinkedin

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 immediately takes us away to a dreamland full of light and sun. This album has …

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 5) in his acting debut is a joy to watch. It’s another well-written and directed …

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 the British Ballet Organisation. Since she has continued teaching, giving guidance to students with their …

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 composer John Bucchino chose eleven tracks which have bound them together. The album is David …

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. These two artists have made a concept album dealing with out-of-space, dreaming and reality; challenging …

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 band Short Stack. Sex/Games has been very well received by the Australian public as the …

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 well on various music sites. But he takes it all in his stride and sees …