Lucinda Williams – The Memoir
Oct22

Lucinda Williams – The Memoir

New Book Lucinda Williams Lucinda Williams – Photo: LTTL ‘Don’t Tell Anybody The Secrets I Told You’ Lucinda Williams’s Memoir Available April 25, 2023 One of the defining voices of modern roots music. If not the most passionate lyricist of all time, surely one of them, boldly displaying personal fragility and uncertainty with immense courage. On stage, her performances are often transformative,...

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Albums Of The Month – May 2020
May04

Albums Of The Month – May 2020

We reveal our top six Ruthie Foster – Photo: Supplied Top Six Releases May 2020 By Rob Dickens This month’s new albums have proven to be a blessing and a curse. So much great new music hitting the streets (or about to), that I have had quite a time to zero in on just six outings. Also, some of those are so worthy that I felt that a mini-review in this format was not appropriate across the board. Accordingly, I have already...

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Lucinda Williams – Good Souls Better Angels
Apr30

Lucinda Williams – Good Souls Better Angels

We review Lucinda Williams Lucinda Williams – Photo: LTTL By Rob Dickens Lucinda Williams Good Souls Better Angels Highway 20/Thirty Tigers 24 April 2020 It has been a longer gap between releases for Lucinda Williams. If you exclude her 2017 re-imagining of 1992’s Sweet Old World, it has been four years since her previous original collection The Ghosts of Highway 20. Williams spent last year touring with the centrepiece...

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On Smooth Waters
Jan27

On Smooth Waters

Read our review of ‘Cayamo Sessions’ by Buddy Miller & Friends BUDDY MILLER & FRIENDS CAYAMO SESSIONS AT SEA  DUE JANUARY 29 2016   INCLUDES KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, KACEY MUSGRAVES, LEE ANN WOMACK, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, RICHARD THOMPSON, NIKKI LANE, SHAWN COLVIN  I write this with not a little trepidation. It’s not that I don’t like this new album.  I do … by a good length, in horse racing parlance....

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Best Live Shows 2014
Dec31

Best Live Shows 2014

Read our list of top twenty favourite live shows in 2014   If I thought choosing twenty album releases for the year was a challenge, reporting on the best live shows in 2014 has been extremely tough. My live music year in can be described as plentiful and remarkable.  Plentiful in the sense that I outdid past deeds in attending seven music festivals for the year which I estimate to equate to about twenty three full days of music...

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