From The Archives: Desoto: Take This Veil Album Review (2000)

Lucy De Soto – the woman with the likeable golden voice. I’ve long been a fan of Lucy. Her boogie woogie rollicking piano playing and strong rich vocals are an integral part of the Pete Wells sound. ‘Take This Veil’ is her first solo album (proper) in 13 years. (She released two LP’s in the … Continue reading From The Archives: Desoto: Take This Veil Album Review (2000)

What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? BITZER – Oz Rock Six Pack (2013)

Fans of genuine Aussie rock (Angels, Tatts, AC/DC)  take note. BITZER are for you. Forget about Airbourne for one second and the carbon copied style of oz rock they play. They are good at what they do, they nod approvingly to the past, but they lack the legitimacy, the authenticity, that a band like BITZER … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Listening To Today ? BITZER – Oz Rock Six Pack (2013)

Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Peter Wells (1995)

Who: Peter Wells  When: Britannia Hotel, Sydney, April 23, 1995 The venue for tonight’s gig is the Britannia Hotel in South Sydney, in recent times proving itself to be one of Sydney’s better blues / country pubs. Despite it being a Sunday night, plenty of punters have dragged themselves out of TV land and prove … Continue reading Best Gigs The Rockbrat’s Seen ? Peter Wells (1995)

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Pete Wells set-list (1995)

What: Pete Wells Set-List Britannia Hotel, Sydney - 23 April 1995 What we have on display here folks is a real piece to treasure. It's a genuine set-list from a Pete Wells gig circa 1995. For future reference, the Rockbrat always used to note the relevant details on the reverse - and this here set-list, was actually Pete's and … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest: Pete Wells set-list (1995)