Josh Rennie-Hynes Interviewed
Jul31

Josh Rennie-Hynes Interviewed

We talk with Aussie-now-living-in-Nashville expat Josh Rennie-Hynes Josh Rennie-Hynes – Photo: Citizen Kane Wayne By Rob Dickens I talk with talented ex-pat Australian Josh Rennie-Hynes who, on the back of a prestigious Australia Council for the Arts grant, has been living in the USA for a few months. His beautifully-weighted new album Patterns, recorded in Nashville, will be released on September 27, 2019. Patterns impresses...

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Ordinary Elephant – New Album and Australian Tour
Mar25

Ordinary Elephant – New Album and Australian Tour

Award-winning folk duo releases new album & extensive tour dates Ordinary Elephant Ordinary Elephant To Release “Honest’ May 3, 2019 Video For Lead Single Out Tour Includes Australian Dates Intro Listening Through The Lens first laid eyes on nomadic folk duo Ordinary Elephant as they received an award for Artist Of The Year at Folk Alliance International February 2018 in Kansas City Missouri. Another sighting at the...

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Ruby Boots Live
May08

Ruby Boots Live

Read our story on Ruby Boots – live and on record   By Jim Jacob       and Rob Dickens         Australian-born and now a resident in Nashville TN, Ruby Boots (Bex Chilcott) has this year released Don’t Talk About It (Bloodshot Records).  The new album is a rocking affair, jangly and sharp, drawing on the wide-open landscapes of her homeland as well as the songwriter...

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Accomplished Accomplices
Jan25

Accomplished Accomplices

Read our review of Tommy Emmanuel’s New Collaborative Gem     By Rob Dickens   The Artist Tommy Emmanuel   The Album Accomplice One   The Cover   The Release Date January 19, 2018   The Label Mascot   The Introduction Aussie ex-pat Tommy Emmanuel and his brother Phil taught themselves to play at a very early age.  A meeting turned jam session with his guitar hero Chet Atkins bolstered his...

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Mike and the Moonpies Raise The Steaks
Jan10

Mike and the Moonpies Raise The Steaks

Read our review of the new release from Mike and the Moonpies   By Rob Dickens   The Artist Mike and The Moonpies   The Album Steak Night At The Prairie Rose   The Cover                 The Release Date February 2 2018   The Introduction Austinite band Mike and the Moonpies are renowned for their tight mix of country, swing and soulful honky tonk, particularly live but...

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