Album Reviews / Alt-Country / Americana / Folk / Indie Folk / Stream

ALBUM REVIEW: Basko Believes ~ Melancholic Melodies

by Chris Familton Swedish songwriter Johan Örjansson is the latest in a strong line of Scandinavians who manage to dial into authentic interpretations of folk and Americana. First Aid Kit, The Tallest Man on Earth and Kings of Convenience among others have nailed the melodic richness and vocal sensitivities of folk music and Örjansson is … Continue reading

Americana / Bluegrass / Folk / News / Stream

NEW MUSIC: Fanny Lumsden releases new single Sea Elephant School

Fanny Lumsden & The Thrillseekers have today released their brand new single Sea Elephant School ahead of their Timber & Steel + Post To Wire Presents East Coast tour which kicks off in Sydney next week at Soda Factory. Sea Elephant School is the first single to come from their next EP, scheduled for release in … Continue reading

Americana / Bluegrass / News / Tour / Videos

NEWS: Jamgrass ‘On The Road’ announces Sydney line-up

Jamgrass is hitting the road and heading to Sydney this August with a stellar lineup that includes Mustered Courage, Rattlehand, The Steamgrass Boys, The Green Mohair Suits, The Morrisons, Oh Willy Dear, The Rusty Syncopators and DJ Dylabolical. It all happens Saturday August 3rd at the Red Rattler Theatre in Marrickville. Head over to http://www.jamgrass.com.auContinue reading

Americana / Videos

WATCH: Caroline Rose ~ America Religious

Here’s the video for the title track from Caroline Rose’s excellent debut LP America Religious that came out earlier this year. In her own words: America Religious is a 12-track collection of stories and poetry set against a gritty landscape of Roots-inspired Rock, Americana, Folk, Gospel, and Rhythm & Blues. Caroline Rose and partner Jer Coons … Continue reading