Music and Safes – The Correct Combination!
Jan24

Music and Safes – The Correct Combination!

Valentino Safe Co. and Formidable Vegetable Photo: LTTL Valentino Safe Co Music Venue, Lilydale Tasmania Formidable Vegetable Live Images by Jim Jacob Words by Rob Dickens Valentino Safe Co Rudy Valentino has been locksmithing for nearly twenty years, mostly in Tasmania. Collecting safes these days is definitely a goer, as bank branches drop like flies and the need for businesses to store and protect large amounts of cash is...

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Frazey Ford Live
Oct03

Frazey Ford Live

Frazey Ford at Archies Creek Frazey Ford Live at Archies Creek Hotel/Caravan Music Club Victoria, Australia 30 September 2022 By Rob Dickens When you have listened to music over multiple decades, you can be seduced by the notion that nothing really is completely new anymore – heard it all before in terms of influences, styles, messages. Of course it is not true (thank goodness!). In the case of Frazey Ford, I’ve been...

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Charm of Finches – Live
Nov27

Charm of Finches – Live

Charm of Finches Album Launch Photo: LTTL Charm Of Finches ‘Wonderful Oblivion’ Album Launch Show Brunswick Ballroom, Melbourne 26 Nov 21 By Rob Dickens There is beauty in youth, as the adage goes. In the case of folk duo Charm Of Finches, you can add persistence, resilience and, of course, sheer talent. Some things haven’t been falling into place for sisters Mabel and Ivy Windred-Wornes. Their previous album Your...

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Keep The Circle Unbroken – Live
Mar19

Keep The Circle Unbroken – Live

Australian A-List Live Collaboration Photo: LTTL An All-Star Australian Nod To The Classic Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Collaborative Albums Coolart Wetlands and Homestead Concert 14 March 2021 By Rob Dickens The Verdict Let me be clear. This was no post-pandemic placebo. We’ve all been starved of live music for sure, so much so that even the sight of a blazing mixing desk is extraordinarily comforting. The warmth and intrigue of live...

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Remembering Tony Joe White
Oct24

Remembering Tony Joe White

Images Tony Joe White Vale Tony Joe White By Jim Jacob Two years ago today Tony Joe White, the Louisiana Swamp Fox, passed away. I was able to capture some images along the way, stretching from Tasmania to Tennessee. Tony Joe White – Photo: LTTL Tony Joe White – Photo: LTTL with yours truly Tony Joe White – Photo: LTTL On 11 September 2018 I was in Nashville Tennessee as part of our Listening Through The Lens TriFest...

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The Bluebird – The Movie, The Experience
Oct09

The Bluebird – The Movie, The Experience

Bluebird Cafe close up The Bluebird Cafe – Photo: LTTL We Review ‘Bluebird’ The Movie We Recast Our Last Visit There —— PART ONE – ‘BLUEBIRD’ THE MOVIE Words Rob Dickens Images: Jim Jacob It is one of the most iconic music venues in one of the greatest music cities in the world. It is tiny. It has a more-than-humble appearance from the outside. It is renowned as devoted to nurturing new...

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