Yasmin Levy reviewed

December 14, 2012 by  

Yasmin Levy is a passionate woman. But not in an overt way. If passion can be understated, hers is. She isn’t bursting an appendix, a la Joplin, to get her music, or her meaning, across…writes Lloyd Bradford Syke. Read more

Top of the Pops?

November 15, 2012 by  

Top Of The Pops is the kind of name someone with no marketing nouse apparently thought was a nifty one…writes Lloyd Bradford Syke. Read more

A Ginsburg Session

September 27, 2012 by  

True to cliche, I get (even) sillier as I get older. Having painstakingly taken notes (on the back of a ticket and Woolies docket) in deference to my unreliable memory at The Mark Ginsburg Band’s Sound Lounge gig last Saturday evening, I thoughtlessly discarded them almost immediately afterwards in a bin on Redfern station. In my defence, it was late and I was tired. Regardless, with a little bit of help from Mark, I shall boldly go and venture forth with my opinions and estimations of two sets, as best I recall the detail…writes Lloyd Bradford Syke.  Read more

Cool in Shul

August 23, 2012 by  

Mark Ginsburg is a helluva guy. You mightn’t think that would enter into his music, but it does. The firmness of his handshake, or hug, and sincerity of his gentle smile is indicative of the heart and soul he brings to his music….writes Lloyd Bradford Syke. Read more

Alana Ruben Free

April 28, 2010 by  

She might sound more like a New Yorker (she now lives there, with her 11-year-old son), but Fredericton, New Brunswick-born Alana Ruben Free earned her last name as a poet. Don’t ask me how, but it stuck and applies aptly to the effect this, the first of a trilogy of related works, has on the viewer. Read more

Rhythm Safari – review

April 27, 2010 by  

Rhythm Safari is currently being staged at the Bondi Pavilion, Sydney. Read more

Jewish Chronicles: J-Wire’s review

April 17, 2010 by  

Lloyd Bradford Syke reviews “Jewish Chronicles” for J-Wire – and gives it top marks. Read it here Read more