Sarah Carroll’s Star Parade
Sep08

Sarah Carroll’s Star Parade

Read about Sarah Carroll’s new release Star Parade   By Rob Dickens   The Artist Sarah Carroll   The Album Star Parade   The Cover   The Release Date March 2017   The Label Sugarrush Music   The Introduction Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Sarah Carroll has performed at most of Australia’s high-profile festivals over a twenty-five year career.  As well as her solo work, she is a stalwart member of The Junes and The Cartridge...

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The Ahern Brothers
Sep05

The Ahern Brothers

Read our review of The Ahern Brothers self-titled album   By Rob Dickens   The Artist The Ahern Brothers   The Album The Ahern Brothers   The Cover The Release Date June 2017   The Label Independent   The Introduction Both highly respected solo artists and songwriters in their own right, Josh Rennie-Hynes and Steve Grady formed The Ahern Brothers after an impromptu trip to the United States in 2016.  Staring with a few days in San...

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Walter Trout and Friends In It Together
Sep04

Walter Trout and Friends In It Together

Read our review of bluesman Walter Trout’s We’re All In This Together By Rob Dickens   The Artist Walter Trout   The Album We’re All In This Together   The Cover   The Release Date August 25 (US) or September 1 , 2017 (Europe)   The Label Mascot/Provogue   The Introduction Since he struck out alone in 1989, Trout’s solo career has been celebrated.  Touring tirelessly and spitting out classic albums that include...

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Sam Baker Provides No Doubt
Aug26

Sam Baker Provides No Doubt

Read our review of Texan Sam Baker‘s potent new release Land of Doubt. Sam Baker’s Hushed Power Pierces Through  ‘Land Of Doubt’  By Rob Dickens Sam Baker hails from the small prairie town of Itasca, Texas, and now lives in Austin. His new album Land of Doubt is his first in four years.  It is a compelling testimony from a songwriter who has plenty to say. A cornerstone event in his life has been how he...

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Sonny Landreth’s Brilliance Captured
Jun12

Sonny Landreth’s Brilliance Captured

  Read Our Review of Premier Slide Guitarist Sonny Landreth’s Recorded Live in LaFayette By Rob Dickens If you have been to New Orleans for any length of time and particularly at the Jazz and Heritage Festival, you probably would have seen Sonny Landreth perform.  One of the most hard-working musicians in Crescent City, he can be found regularly plying his slide guitar star turn. Widely recognised by his peers as being one of...

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Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters
Jun08

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters

  Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters Provide a Masterful Conquest By Rob Dickens After four albums as The Honeycutters, lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Amanda Anne Platt has confidently stepped out front with a change in the band’s moniker to Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters which is also the name of the band’s new release, out via Organic Records on June 9 2017. As well as a change in name, Amanda Anne...

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