Seasons 2020 – by Anil Wickremetunge The song “Seasons 2020” was originally written to capture the apparently typical care-free life of a young person during the four seasons in the western world (hence winter, autumn etc.). The outbreak of Covid 19 and the subsequent Lockdowns with its forced change of routine inspired me to adapt the lyrics to reflect on the frustration of a young person trying to understand the impact of the virus on her own hitherto familiar world and routines such as socialising and holidaying with friends. Having recorded all the instruments at home using home-recording technology Anil was able to win the support of two great musicians to complete the recording. Olaf Otzipka was the singer of the band “The Engineers” that Anil played with over a decade ago in Bremen, in the northern part of Germany. He agreed immediately to do the main vocals which he recorded ...

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Sandra Jackson – Memories are made of this – FROM TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE If memories are measured by those hurriedly departing this world for heavenly refuge, the consequence from the untimely demise of Sandra Jackson has not registered this yet in the hearts, minds and perspective of many. A year has lapsed, and many of us are yet in shock and denial that the Queen of Sri Lanka’s music scene in Australia has left us forever, and baffling as it is, she’s left a void that will sadly, never be filled. Yes, its already a year since Sandra Jackson took her earthly presence away from this world to join the choir of angels in Heaven but her memory lingers on although the reality and her lack of physical presence is now slowly sinking in. The much-loved singer/ entertainer left a lingering image of a larrikin performer for her sexy ...

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