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Albums of the Month – Nov 2019
Oct30

Albums of the Month – Nov 2019

We showcase our six faves for the month The Mavericks – Photo: LTTL Top Six New Releases – November 2019 By Rob Dickens Charlie Crockett The Valley Thirty Tigers 20 September 2019 “I ended up having two lifesaving heart surgeries in January of this year,” says Crockett in a letter to fans about The Valley. “I recorded this album one week before those surgeries. I needed to have these songs...

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Redd, Bill, Mike, Zoe, Cloyd, Elephant, Songwriters, War
Aug23

Redd, Bill, Mike, Zoe, Cloyd, Elephant, Songwriters, War

We brush up on the latest music news Ordinary Elephant – Photo: LTTL Bill Scorzari On September 20, New York Native, Bill Scorzari will release his third full-length album Now I’m Free – wonderfully gruff and oozing with emotion and raw honesty. The album was performed live in the studio by Scorzari and a long list of critically acclaimed and otherwise notable musicians including the producer Neilson Hubbard on...

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This Week – AmericanaFest, Carrolls, Cauthin, Cleveland, Cobb, Crowell, Dead South, DSC, Hollick, Salt
Aug12

This Week – AmericanaFest, Carrolls, Cauthin, Cleveland, Cobb, Crowell, Dead South, DSC, Hollick, Salt

Catch up on some of the week’s music news Joe Pug – Photo LTTL AmericanaFest 2019 This year’s AmericanaFest daily schedule and mobile app have been unveiled and are available for us all to face our worst nightmare artist clashes! You can download the free mobile app – available on the App Store and Google Play – and use the “My Schedule” tab to start creating your custom experience. Paul...

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The Gypsy in Eilen Jewell
Aug09

The Gypsy in Eilen Jewell

Eilen Jewell’s ‘Gypsy’ reviewed Eilen Jewell – Photo: LTTL By Rob Dickens Eilen Jewell is putting together a distinguished and remarkably consistent catalogue. This Idahoan siren has been seducing us for a while with her sophisticated vocals over a blend of country, honky tonk, early 1960’s rock ‘n’ roll, surf music and swing. In fact, Eilen Jewell has one of the most beguiling and...

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Chuck Hawthorne – Great American Songwriter

We review ‘Fire Out Of Stone’ from Chuck Hawthorne Photo: Valerie Fremin By Rob Dickens With a voice sometimes reminiscent of greats Gordon Lightfoot and T Bone Burnett, the comparisons for Chuck Hawthorne on his new release Fire Out Of Stone do not end there. As well as wonderfully worn and rustic vocals, the songwriting and arrangements are perfectly presented. There are so many illustrative examples. The ebullient...

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Josh Rennie-Hynes Interviewed
Jul31

Josh Rennie-Hynes Interviewed

We talk with Aussie-now-living-in-Nashville expat Josh Rennie-Hynes Josh Rennie-Hynes – Photo: Citizen Kane Wayne By Rob Dickens I talk with talented ex-pat Australian Josh Rennie-Hynes who, on the back of a prestigious Australia Council for the Arts grant, has been living in the USA for a few months. His beautifully-weighted new album Patterns, recorded in Nashville, will be released on September 27, 2019. Patterns impresses...

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