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Best Albums 2020
Jan02

Best Albums 2020

Top 2020 releases plus more Waylon Payne – Photo: LTTL By Rob Dickens Introduction and Observations Welcome to our ‘Best Of’ Vol VIII. I am writing this a little later this year. Maybe it’s a reflection of the lethargy that 20-bloody-20 has left us with. We’ve endured about ten months of pandemic news, restrictions, debates, border closures, travel plans scuttled and not being able to see our loved ones....

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Grammy Nominees 2021
Nov25

Grammy Nominees 2021

Roots Grammy Nods 2021 All Photos: LTTL Grammy 2021 Nominees Announced Select Categories Below Nominees for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards have just been announced, with winners to be revealed during two ceremonies held on January 31, 2021. There were a total of eighty three (83!) categories, ranging from the immensely popular to the downright bleeding esoteric. Of special interest to Listening Through The Lens readers are a number of...

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USA Music Festivals 2021
Nov11

USA Music Festivals 2021

USA music festivals 2021     AmericanaFest, Nashville TN – Photo: LTTL   USA Music Festivals 2021 1000 Events     USA music festivals 2021   Welcome to the 2021 and SIXTH annual edition! Starting this version has not been easy. We’ve evolved with the task each year, researching to grow the events listed, checking dates, links and locations regularly. A bit of work, but a worthy aim to compile the most comprehensive list we can...

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Australian Music Festivals 2021
Oct29

Australian Music Festivals 2021

Music festivals Australia 2021 Port Fairy Folk Festival 2020, Port Fairy Victoria – Photo: LTTL Mona Foma 2020: Launceston, Tasmania – Photo: LTTL Australian Music Festivals 2021 Over 300 Events Frankly, it’s been a little difficult for us to start this next edition of Australian Music Festivals. This is our third version and we’ve evolved with the task each year, researching to grow the events listed, checking dates,...

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Your Carnatic Music Festival Guide
Jul10

Your Carnatic Music Festival Guide

Best Carnatic Music Festivals Carnatic Music Festivals Five Of The Best By Reema Krishnan Music knows no language and transcends physical boundaries. Let’s take the example of South India, which is a land of rich cultural and musical heritage. It is most popularly known for Carnatic music, a music genre that people appreciate all over the world. Carnatic music is filled with harmonically-rich ragas and nuanced talas. It is layered...

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Americana Honors & Awards 2020
Jun16

Americana Honors & Awards 2020

Americana 2020 Nominees Revealed Drive-By Truckers – Photo: LTTL Americana Honors & Awards Nominees – Brandi Carlile, The Highwomen, Brittany Howard, Our Native Daughters, the Late John Prine, Nathaniel Rateliff, Tanya Tucker, Yola The Americana Music Association has revealed the nominees for its 19th annual Americana Honors & Awards featuring Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Our Native Daughters, the late John...

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