A lot of interesting music in June – and I got through as much of it as I could; pretty pleased with this selection of album-review highlights for a) its breath (lots of Kiwi stuff, spoken word – more than one album too, rock, jazz, dance, pop, classical, EPs, free Bandcamp releases….a veritable all-sorts stash) and b) this month was really about the launch of Sweetman Podcast and the first episode is up for all to hear and share (new one up next week…). It was also the Jazz Festival and if you click there you’ll see a few gig reviews, and there were a couple of other special gigs this month too. A good month then.
You’ll find reissues, compilations, EPs and live albums – as well as full-length studio releases. Most of the material here was released in 2014/15 but in some cases it was released in 2013 and only made it to me this year – or I only (finally) got to it this year.