fbpx
Small Town Songs With Broken Creek
May16

Small Town Songs With Broken Creek

Broken Creek Duo Reviewed Erin Heycox and Lachlan Heycox Broken Creeks’ Striking Debut Release “Small Town Anthropologies’ 20 May 2022 By Rob Dickens Broken Creek are Erin Heycox (vocals/fiddle) and Lachlan Heycox (guitar/banjo/mandolin/percussion). Small Town Anthropologies is an impressive debut, drawing on a variety of folk and old-time traditional material, showcasing over the ten tracks a tasteful blend of...

Read More
Albums Of The Month – May 2022
Apr30

Albums Of The Month – May 2022

Our Top Six Releases May 22 Paul Cauthen – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases May 2022 Our Top Six Releases May 22 By Rob Dickens Allison Forbes Dead Men Tell No Tales Independent 15 April 2022 Allison Forbes proves that her previous, debut, album Bonedigger was no flash in the pan. For that release, this Tamworth-bred country artist received four prestigious Golden Guitar nominations at the 2021 Tamworth Country Music Festival,...

Read More
Jan Dale Takes Us On An Enticing Trip
Apr09

Jan Dale Takes Us On An Enticing Trip

Jan Dale’s ‘Chasing Music’ Book Reviewed Jan Dale Intrepid and Vivid Travel Memoir Is A Must For Music Lovers Jan Dale’s Book ‘Chasing Music’ Out Now “My Crazy Campervan Adventures in America” By Rob Dickens Review Imagine this. It’s 1992, Jan Dale puts her life in Australia on pause after gathering a modest travel budget together, heads alone to America for a long music and life...

Read More
Albums Of The Month – April 2022
Mar31

Albums Of The Month – April 2022

Our Top Six Releases Apr 22 Katherine Priddy – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases April 2022 Our Top Six Releases Apr 22 By Rob Dickens Katherine Priddy The Eternal Rocks Beneath Navigator Records 25 June 2021 This debut album reveals a new, exquisite voice in folk music. The Eternal Rocks Beneath was released in June 2021, but came across my desk only recently (probably to coincide with her Australian tour featuring shows at the Port...

Read More
Nick O’Mara Comes Out Of The Shadows
Mar30

Nick O’Mara Comes Out Of The Shadows

We Review Nick O’Mara’s Overland Nick O’Mara – Photo: LTTL Nick O’Mara ‘Overland’ Out Now By Rob Dickens Nick O’Mara’s solo debut is an alluring achievement with fine songs and superior guitar work. In fact, the guitar licks throughout Overland are simply exquisite. O’Mara’s songwriting dexterity was on display with his former band Raised By Eagles and, with partner Jac...

Read More
Matt Anderson Revels In Quieter Moments
Mar21

Matt Anderson Revels In Quieter Moments

Matt Anderson Album Review Matt Anderson – Photo: Scott Doubt Matt Anderson ‘House To House’ Out Now By Rob Dickens It was way back in 2013 (Bluesfest Byron Bay) when I witnessed Canadian Matt Anderson’s glorious voice and guitar prowess. House To House is his first acoustic solo record.  The album, out now via Sonic Records, demonstrates an extra versatility for Anderson, eschewing his renowned dynamic blues...

Read More