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Lake Street Dive…Obviously
Jan14

Lake Street Dive…Obviously

New release March 2021 Rachael Price, Lake Street Dive – photo: LTTL Lake Street Dive To Release ‘Obviously’ Due March 12, 2021 Obviously, the new album from band Lake Street Dive, is set for release on March 12 (via Nonesuch Records). In celebration of the forthcoming record, the group premieres its new single “Nobody’s Stopping You Now,” a letter of encouragement from lead vocalist Rachael Price to her teenaged...

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Best Albums 2020
Jan02

Best Albums 2020

Top 2020 releases plus more Waylon Payne – Photo: LTTL By Rob Dickens Introduction and Observations Welcome to our ‘Best Of’ Vol VIII. I am writing this a little later this year. Maybe it’s a reflection of the lethargy that 20-bloody-20 has left us with. We’ve endured about ten months of pandemic news, restrictions, debates, border closures, travel plans scuttled and not being able to see our loved ones....

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Albums Of The Month – January 2021
Dec31

Albums Of The Month – January 2021

Our Top Six Releases Aaron Lee Tasjan – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases January 2021 Our Top Six Releases By Rob Dickens Aaron Lee Tasjan Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! New West 5 February 2021 The cool Americana/pop minstrel from East Nashville brings us another collection of Jeff Lynne (ELO and The Traveling Wilburys)-inspired glitter. But beneath the beautiful lush and jangly sounds and the excitable title, there’s a lot going on...

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RIP Tony Rice
Dec29

RIP Tony Rice

We salute Tony Rice Vale Tony Rice Master Acoustic Guitarist 8 June 1951 to 25 December 2020 By Rob Dickens It has been a terrible year as we all know. If you forget about the pandemic (and that requires some mental acuity!), we have lost some truly great artists this year – John Prine and Jerry Jeff Walker spring first to mind. Now we have the news that all-time great acoustic guitarist Tony Rice passed away on Christmas Day....

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Rod Abernethy – When Normal Meets Abnormal
Dec27

Rod Abernethy – When Normal Meets Abnormal

Rod Abernethy’s Upcoming Release Rod Abernethy – Photo: Ed Speas Rod Abernethy ‘Normal Isn’t Normal Anymore’ Out February 5, 2021 By Rob Dickens He’s a gifted songwriter alright. Don’t just take my word for it. Rod Abernethy is one of not many who has both BAFTA and American Songwriter’s Bob Dylan Songwriting Contest awards on their CV. Throw into the mix his clarion vocals, masterly guitar...

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