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Albums Of The Month – July 2022
Jun29

Albums Of The Month – July 2022

Our Top Six Releases Jul 22 BJ Barham, American Aquarium – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases July 2022 Our Top Six Releases Jul 22 By Rob Dickens American Aquarium Chicamacomico Losing Side Records/Thirty Tigers 10 June 2022 American Aquarium’s previous release Lamentations (2020) was a gritty turn-out and Chicamacomico ups the ante even more. Lead guy BJ Barham has created some moving reflections of loss and some sharp...

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Bill Jackson’s Third Wayside Ballads Album – Finally The Launch!
Jun11

Bill Jackson’s Third Wayside Ballads Album – Finally The Launch!

Wayside Ballads Vol 3 Bill Jackson ‘Wayside Ballads Vol. 3’ Out Now The Interview Re-published Album Launch 21 June 2022 By Rob Dickens The Album A chance meeting between an Australian music Hall of Famer and a much respected songwriter ended up in the production of two new records during the grim months of Melbourne’s lockdown during 2020.Kerryn Tolhurst had always been on Bill Jackson’s radar. For Jackson it felt like a...

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Albums Of The Month – June 2022
May31

Albums Of The Month – June 2022

Our Top Five Releases Jun 22 Mavis Staples – Photo: LTTL Top Five Releases June 2022 Our Top Five Releases Jun 22 By Rob Dickens Bonnie Raitt Just Like That… Redwing Records 22 April 2022 It’s been a big year for Bonnie Raitt. A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Billboard Icon Award and her seminal 1989 album Nick of Time was inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry. To cap it off is the...

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Above The Bit’s Evocative Tales
May27

Above The Bit’s Evocative Tales

We Review Above the Bit’s Debut Luke Watt Nigel Wearne Luke Watt and Nigel Wearne Join Forces as ‘Above The Bit’ Self-titled Debut Out Now A Seminal Folk Record – Vivid and Gritty By Rob Dickens Rustic folk singer-songwriters Nigel Wearne and Luke Watt unite to form Above The Bit and release their self-titled debut album. Twelve dark tales of Australia’s past – civil disobediance, struggle, mutiny,...

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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...

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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,...

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