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Albums Of The Month – January 2022
Jan04

Albums Of The Month – January 2022

Our Top Six Releases Jan 22 Seasick Steve with friends – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases January 2022 Our Top Six Releases Jan 22 By Rob Dickens Charm of Finches Wonderful Oblivion Independent 22 October 2021 Folk duo Charm Of Finches are sisters Mabel and Ivy Windred-Wornes, based in Melbourne Australia and their wafting, gentle harmonies are glorious. The pandemic has not been easy on the pair. Their previous album Your...

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Favourite New Releases 2021 – Another Perspective
Jan03

Favourite New Releases 2021 – Another Perspective

Best Releases For 2021 Allison RussellValerie JuneIsrael NashDori FreemanHayes CarllLilly HiattJim LauderdaleSarah JaroszJerry DouglasPhotos: Listening Through The Lens Favourite New Releases 2021 Another Point of View By Geoff Rothfield Too hard to separate my three top music releases of 2021. Allison Russell Outside Child James McMurtry The Horses and the Hounds The Weather Station Ignorance I think it was a truly great year as the...

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Best Albums 2021
Dec31

Best Albums 2021

Our Favourite Releases 2021 Best Albums 2021 By Rob Dickens Another pandemic year. Another twelve months where the music industry has been battered, where it and other forms of entertainment are, to a too large extent, forgotten by the powers that be. The nature and economics of the live music experience is in total disharmony with the transmission of COVID-19 and its growing variants. Activities like top-line sport have the...

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Courtney Barnett – Things Take Time, Take Time
Dec17

Courtney Barnett – Things Take Time, Take Time

Courtney Barnett Album Reviewed Courtney Barnett ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Via MIlk! Records By Manning Patston Garbage trucks. Mi Goreng-Noodles. Balls of cotton. Asthma puffers. All these mundane and seemingly unimportant targets have been explored by Courtney Barnett throughout her musicaljourney. Why? Via her deadpan accent and exceptional observation skills, these objects became poignant revealers of human...

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Albums Of The Month – December 2021
Dec01

Albums Of The Month – December 2021

Our Top Six Releases Dec 21 Tex Perkins & The Fat Rubber Band Top Six Releases December 2021 Our Top Six Releases Dec 21 By Rob Dickens Chris Cavill Lionheart Independent 26 November 2021 Chris Cavill is one of Australia’s most underrated talents and Lionheart, his third studio album, is a heartfelt tribute to Cavill’s father who passed away in 2017 after a lengthy battle with Multiple Sclerosis.   The collection of nine...

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Asleep At The Reel Wait For No-One
Nov15

Asleep At The Reel Wait For No-One

Asleep At The Reel Reviewed Asleep At The Reel ‘Time and Tide An Authentic and Well-Conceived Folk Project By Rob Dickens No, it’s not the iconic Western Swing band based in Austin, Texas – Asleep At The Wheel. Nor does it relate to the angler’s lament of a lost catch. Asleep at the Reel in fact is a four piece outfit hailing from Brisbane Australia who have captured perfectly, on Time and Tide (a 2021...

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