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Albums Of The Month – August 2022
Aug01

Albums Of The Month – August 2022

Our Top Six Releases Aug 22 Tami Neilson – Photo: LTTL Top Six Releases August 2022 Our Top Six Releases Aug 22 By Rob Dickens 3 Pairs of Boots Mighty Love Independent 3 September 2022 3 Pairs of Boots are California-based husband-and-wife duo Andrew Stern and Laura Arias. The pair released their debut album Gone South in 2019 to significant acclaim, as was the case with their follow-up, 2021’s Long Rider....

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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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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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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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