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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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Grammy Winners 2022 – Roots Music Categories
Apr05

Grammy Winners 2022 – Roots Music Categories

Grammy Winners Roots Music 2022 Cedric Burnside – Photo: LTTL Los Lobos – Photo: LTTL Francesco Turrisi and Rhiannon Giddens – Photo: LTTL Grammy Awards 2022 Winners – Selected Categories The Grammys, eh? Eighty six categories? Bigger than Ben Hur? Relevance to the music featured in this corner of the World Wide Web? The nominees were announced just before I went on a trip with friends to a former goldfield...

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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...

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Albums Of The Month – March 2022
Mar01

Albums Of The Month – March 2022

Our Top Six Releases Mar 22 William Crighton – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases March 2022 Our Top Six Releases Mar 22 By Rob Dickens Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea Organic Records 25 February 2022 Well, this is unusual. A double album of twenty tracks reaching eighty-seven minutes. And it is a glorious and ambitious testament to Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters that they are able...

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Albums Of The Month – February 2022
Feb01

Albums Of The Month – February 2022

Our Top Six Releases Feb 22 Paul Hoffman, Greensky Bluegrass – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases February 2022 Our Top Six Releases Feb 22 By Rob Dickens Delsinki City/Country Independent 4 February 2022 Singer songwriter Craig Johnston aka Delsinki has been busy lately with skippering two in-the-round themed shows which have travelled successfully (well, as much as COVID will allow). (I’ve enthusiastically enjoyed both shows...

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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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