SIX STRINGS Q&A: Ben Leece
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SIX STRINGS Q&A: Ben Leece

I caught Ben Leece for the first time at this year’s Dashville Skyline Festival. It was broad daylight on the last morning, the vibe was lazy, sun-kissed and chilled out. Ben started singing and something in the air shifted. It was one of those voices that catches the air and piques one’s senses. Rich with … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Justin Bernasconi
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SIX STRINGS: Justin Bernasconi

On May 19th, Justin Bernasconi releases Barefoot Wonderland, his second and fine new album of folk guitar music that explores bluegrass, country, the American Primitive style, folk and the blues. It’s a wonderful blend of English and American styles and a showcase for his exemplary playing – full of colour, control and tone, mixed with strong … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: The Morrisons
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SIX STRINGS: The Morrisons

It feels like the week of The Morrisons around here. With their new self-titled album garnering great reviews they’re back in Sydney for their album launch this Sunday night (March 12th) at Newtown Social Club with guests Andy Golledge Band and Women’s Auxiliary Choir plus I’ll be spinning folk and alt-country tunes between sets. In fact … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Henry Wagons
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SIX STRINGS: Henry Wagons

Henry Wagons is a veritable man for all seasons – singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader,TV host, raconteur and more. Currently he’s traveling the country promoting this years fine solo album After What I Did Last Night and he took the time to answer our PTW Q&A questions. Check the tour dates below (co-presented by PTW) and … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Sean McMahon
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SIX STRINGS: Sean McMahon

Sean McMahon released his album Shiner earlier this year and he continues to spread its rich batch of country-rock tunes far and wide with live shows with his band the MoonMen. Sean’s heading up to Sydney this week to play a triple bill at the Marrickville Bowling Club with Adam Young & The Haints and … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Skyscraper Stan
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SIX STRINGS: Skyscraper Stan

Stan Woodhouse is currently out on the road playing a comprehensive series of solo acoustic dates (see below) around Australia to celebrate and promote the release of his new solo live album Live At Some Velvet Morning. The nine track album showcases Stan’s brilliant lyricism, dry humour and ability to hang a well crafted story on perfect … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Adam Young
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SIX STRINGS: Adam Young

  Adam Young has been on the Sydney music scene since the 90s heyday of alternative and indie rock, playing with bands such as The Daisygrinders and Big Heavy Stuff. He’s fronted Grand Banks in recent years and now he’s finally released his debut solo album Elementary Carnival Blues that includes the guest vocal talents of … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Six Strings – Ben Mastwyk
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INTERVIEW: Six Strings – Ben Mastwyk

Ben Mastwyk has just released his excellent solo LP Mornin Evenin and was kind enough to take the time to undergo our Six Strings Q&A. We discover the canine influence in his songwriting process, who he’d love to jam with and his favourite recent Americana album. What was the album that first led you down the dusty path … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Caitlin Harnett
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SIX STRINGS: Caitlin Harnett

Caitlin Harnett recently released her long awaited debut album The River Runs North. Recorded in Canada with a great supporting cast of musicians the album is a fine collection of songs that pull from the rivers of folk and sometimes country music. Of the album we said: Even through its melancholic moments there’s a youthful … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Spencer Burton
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SIX STRINGS: Spencer Burton

Spencer Burton is a Canadian singer/songwriter who like so many others these days manages a fine blend of country and folk music. Burton was a member of the band Attack In Black (2003-2010) with Daniel Romano, another great Canadian artist in his own right and the producer of Burton’s new 2014 album Don’t Let The … Continue reading