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Author Archive: Shane

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LIVE: A DAY ON THE GREEN – Perth, 20 Nov, 2016

LIVE: A DAY ON THE GREEN – Perth, 20 Nov, 2016

| 15 December 2016 | Reply

LIVE: A DAY ON THE GREEN – Perth, 20 Nov, 2016 With You Am I, Spiderbait, Something For Kate and Jebediah Kings Park, Perth Photos by Paul Dowd You Am I headlined a killer ’90s all-Aussie line-up, which also featured Spiderbait, Something For Kate and local legends Jebediah. ” order_by=”pid” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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DVD REVIEW: THE LAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI JUKES

DVD REVIEW: THE LAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI JUKES

| 10 December 2016 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: THE LAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI JUKES MVD Entertainment Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 The Blues never fails to move us, racism never fails to horrify and offend us, history never fails to amaze us, and heartfelt, selfless humanity never fails to rally us to believe that maybe the world isn’t as fucked as […]

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DVD REVIEW: MORPHINE – JOURNEY OF DREAMS

DVD REVIEW: MORPHINE – JOURNEY OF DREAMS

| 10 December 2016 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: MORPHINE – JOURNEY OF DREAMS MVD Entertainment October 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Mark Shuman lets cult ‘90s ‘low rock’ band Morphine tell their own story in this riveting documentary. The band was the brainchild of Mark Sandman, a growling, bass playing frontman with a unique vision for a band: no guitar, […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THE BEAT OF MY OWN DRUM By Sheila E

BOOK REVIEW: THE BEAT OF MY OWN DRUM By Sheila E

| 6 December 2016 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: THE BEAT OF MY OWN DRUM By Sheila E Atria Books/Simon & Schuster 2014 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 If you can soldier through Sheila Escovado – ‘80s pop star and Prince’s one-time fiancé and band member Sheila E – and co-author Wendy Holden praising God and love and family over and over […]

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BOOK REVIEW: SPEAKING OUT by Tara Moss

BOOK REVIEW: SPEAKING OUT by Tara Moss

| 6 December 2016 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: SPEAKING OUT by Tara Moss Harper Entertainment May 2016 – rrp$22.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 An invaluable resource for girls and women alike, Tara Moss shares advice and personal experience on how to ensure their voice can be heard above those of the self-perceived ‘stronger’ sex. Sadly, even in this second decade […]

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COOKBOOK REVIEW: GOOD COOKING by Neil Perry

COOKBOOK REVIEW: GOOD COOKING by Neil Perry

| 6 December 2016 | Reply

COOKBOOK REVIEW: GOOD COOKING by Neil Perry Murdoch Books November 2016 – rrp$49.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 Like Neil Perry, our food at Voodoo To You is based on fresh produce, simple and complementary flavours, and putting a modern, interesting but subtle twist on ideas which have stood the test of time. […]

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BOOK REVIEW: ZEN DOGS by Alex Cearns

BOOK REVIEW: ZEN DOGS by Alex Cearns

| 6 December 2016 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: ZEN DOGS by Alex Cearns Harper Collins – November, 2016 Rrp $24.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 Like most dog people, I love these sort of books. There’s not much to them – they are just a collection of photographs of dogs, after all – in this case, dogs with eyes shut, anthropomorphically […]

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CD REVIEW: NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS – A Little Something More From… EP

CD REVIEW: NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS – A Little Something More From… EP

| 2 December 2016 | Reply

CD REVIEW: NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS – A Little Something More From… EP Stax/Caroline October 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 /10 Nathaniel Rateliff turns the rock n’ roll down and the soulful R&B up on this generous 8-track EP of unreleased tracks, which fills the gap between albums whilst they tour the […]

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CD REVIEW: BLOW – When I’m Gone

CD REVIEW: BLOW – When I’m Gone

| 2 December 2016 | Reply

CD REVIEW: BLOW – When I’m Gone Independant 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7 ½ /10 The hard-as-nails hottie with her shirt undone and six-shooter at the ready on the cover of Blow’s When I’m Gone got us expecting the latest in a terribly long line of sleaze rock wannabes hoping to catch the eyes, […]

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CD REVIEW: POTATO STARS – The Bill EP

CD REVIEW: POTATO STARS – The Bill EP

| 2 December 2016 | Reply

CD REVIEW: POTATO STARS – The Bill EP Independent May 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 The Potato Stars’ legend is writ large on the Perth underground music scene – so deep underground that they can justifiably lay claim to being one of the purest, noise-based rock n’ roll bands this town has produced – […]

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CD REVIEW: M&J BLUES – In The Presence Of Friends

CD REVIEW: M&J BLUES – In The Presence Of Friends

| 2 December 2016 | Reply

CD REVIEW: M&J BLUES – In The Presence Of Friends Independent November 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8 1/2/10 The Blues may have its origins in black America, but it is arguably the musical form that most channels the intricacies, contradictions and indomitable spirit of the human condition. M&J Blues are a father & son […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Cured – The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys by Lol Tolhurst

BOOK REVIEW: Cured – The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys by Lol Tolhurst

| 2 December 2016 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Cured – The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys by Lol Tolhurst Quercus September 2016 Paperback, $32.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Biography 8/10 Drummer-then-keyboardist of The Cure Lol Tolhurst, famously evicted from the band following a descent into abject alcoholism, tells his story without bluff or bravado in Cured, admitting his many mistakes along […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Ah Well, Nobody’s Perfect by Molly Meldrum with Jeff Jenkins

BOOK REVIEW: Ah Well, Nobody’s Perfect by Molly Meldrum with Jeff Jenkins

| 2 December 2016 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: Ah Well, Nobody’s Perfect by Molly Meldrum with Jeff Jenkins Allen & Unwin October 2016 Paperback, $34.99 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 6.5/10 Molly & Jeff Jenkins promise the “untold stories” in this latest “biography by anecdote” in his rebranding campaign from bumbling lovable eccentric to national treasure, but after two books, a mini series […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Keeping Up With The Joneses

MOVIE REVIEW: Keeping Up With The Joneses

| 30 November 2016 | Reply

MOVIE REVIEW: Keeping Up With The Joneses Directed by Greg Mottola Starring Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 7/10 Take a humdrum suburban couple, add glamourous new neighbours who just may be Internationally jet-setting Bond-like spies, and add a pinch of professional intrigue and some bumbling goofball fish-out-of-water fun […]

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DVD REVIEW: Scarred But Smarter: The Life n’ Times of Drivin’ n’ Cryin’

DVD REVIEW: Scarred But Smarter: The Life n’ Times of Drivin’ n’ Cryin’

| 30 November 2016 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: Scarred But Smarter: The Life n’ Times of Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ MVD Visual September 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 “I’m 80 pounds overweight, I have crooked teeth – yeah they can do better” says singer Kevin Kinney after reckoning that his band would – and perhaps should – sack him after every […]

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DVD REVIEW: ALL THINGS MUST PASS – The Tower Records Story

DVD REVIEW: ALL THINGS MUST PASS – The Tower Records Story

| 30 November 2016 | Reply

DVD REVIEW: ALL THINGS MUST PASS – The Tower Records Story MVD Entertainment 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 8/10 Made by Colin son-of-Tom Hanks, All Things Must Pass is a love letter to not just any old record store (though the lessons learned here about the passing of Tower certainly apply to many other record […]

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Julian Angel’s new video Reach from forthcoming solo new album

Julian Angel’s new video Reach from forthcoming solo new album

| 29 November 2016 | Reply

Julian Angel’s new video Reach from forthcoming solo new album Hair Metal flag-waver Julian Angel, of Beautiful Beast fame, is back: After his stint in Hollywood where he created music for a few action movies Julian Angel is back with a new solo album titled The Death Of Cool, to hit the shelves in February […]

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LIVE: BILL BAILEY – Larks In Transit – Perth

LIVE: BILL BAILEY – Larks In Transit – Perth

| 29 November 2016 | Reply

LIVE: BILL BAILEY – Larks In Transit – Perth Riverside Theatre, Perth – Sunday, 27 November, 2016  Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Bill Bailey combines the intellectual absurdities of Monty Python to great effect with the manic energy and charming talkativeness of Billy Connelly, and in this, his 30th year as a comedian, and 20th year […]

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THEATRE REVIEW: AVENUE Q – PERTH

THEATRE REVIEW: AVENUE Q – PERTH

| 29 November 2016 | Reply

THEATRE REVIEW: AVENUE Q – PERTH Crown Theatre, 26 November, 2016 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Multiple generations of us grew up with a large part of our moral compass and basic A-B-C-1-2-3 knowledge cast in stone thanks to the wonderful Sesame Street – and most of us at some point in our more mature years […]

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BOOK REVIEW: THE SALAD BOOK by Belinda Jeffery

BOOK REVIEW: THE SALAD BOOK by Belinda Jeffery

| 29 November 2016 | Reply

BOOK REVIEW: THE SALAD BOOK by Belinda Jeffery Penguin Random House Australia – rrp$39.99 October 2016 Cookbook Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar 9/10 “Food doesn’t have to be fancy (in fact, more often than not, the simpler the better), but when it is made with fresh seasonal ingredients and cooked with love, you can’t go wrong,” […]

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