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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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Favourite New Releases 2021 – Another Perspective
Jan03

Favourite New Releases 2021 – Another Perspective

Best Releases For 2021 Allison RussellValerie JuneIsrael NashDori FreemanHayes CarllLilly HiattJim LauderdaleSarah JaroszJerry DouglasPhotos: Listening Through The Lens Favourite New Releases 2021 Another Point of View By Geoff Rothfield Too hard to separate my three top music releases of 2021. Allison Russell Outside Child James McMurtry The Horses and the Hounds The Weather Station Ignorance I think it was a truly great year as the...

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Best Albums 2021
Dec31

Best Albums 2021

Our Favourite Releases 2021 Best Albums 2021 By Rob Dickens Another pandemic year. Another twelve months where the music industry has been battered, where it and other forms of entertainment are, to a too large extent, forgotten by the powers that be. The nature and economics of the live music experience is in total disharmony with the transmission of COVID-19 and its growing variants. Activities like top-line sport have the...

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Albums Of The Month – December 2021
Dec01

Albums Of The Month – December 2021

Our Top Six Releases Dec 21 Tex Perkins & The Fat Rubber Band Top Six Releases December 2021 Our Top Six Releases Dec 21 By Rob Dickens Chris Cavill Lionheart Independent 26 November 2021 Chris Cavill is one of Australia’s most underrated talents and Lionheart, his third studio album, is a heartfelt tribute to Cavill’s father who passed away in 2017 after a lengthy battle with Multiple Sclerosis.   The collection of nine...

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Albums Of The Month – November 2021
Nov01

Albums Of The Month – November 2021

Our Top Six Releases Nov 21 Eleanor Buckland – Photo: Listening Through The Lens Top Six Releases November 2021 Our Top Six Releases Nov 21 By Rob Dickens Eleanor Buckland You Don’t Have To Know Soundly Music 29 October 2021 I first saw Eleanor Buckland perform at an intimate house gig during Americanafest in 2019, as singer/guitarist of the Boston-based folk trio Lula Wiles. The group has released three albums but...

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Australian Music Festivals 2022
Oct25

Australian Music Festivals 2022

Music festivals Australia 2022 Port Fairy Folk Festival – Photo: Listening Through The Lens Mona Foma – Photo: Listening Through The Lens Australian Music Festivals 2022 Over 400 Events Welcome to the 2022 and FOURTH annual edition! The exclamation used is for cheer, but a little forced. Obviously, the past two years have been an horrendous time for live music and, worst still, festival gatherings with plenty of punters...

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