ALBUM REVIEW: Shane Nicholson ~ Pitch, Roll & Yaw: Live & Solo
Album Artwork / Alt-Country / Country / Stream

ALBUM REVIEW: Shane Nicholson ~ Pitch, Roll & Yaw: Live & Solo

Nicholson has become something of a lighthouse on the Australian country music scene, bridging both the mainstream and alt-country scenes with his solo releases, albums with Kasey Chambers and production work. Now signed with Lost Highway as an artist and Staff Producer (incl. A&R), this solo acoustic live set is the precursor to a new … Continue reading

TOUR DIARY: Josh Rennie-Hynes ~ New Zealand Tour 2014 – The Final Saga
Americana / Photos / Tour / Tour Diary

TOUR DIARY: Josh Rennie-Hynes ~ New Zealand Tour 2014 – The Final Saga

Josh Rennie-Hynes recently wound up his first New Zealand tour with a run through the South Island before a final show in Auckland. Here he continues his ups and sometimes downs with the local cuisine, nearly gets taken out by stingrays and does a lot of driving. Big thanks to Josh for documenting his time … Continue reading

VIDEO: Mark Moldre ~ Madeleine
Blues / Folk / Videos

VIDEO: Mark Moldre ~ Madeleine

Mark Moldre continues with his mission to release a film clip for each of the tracks off his excellent 2013 LP An Ear To The Earth. ‘Madeleine’ is video number eight and the beautifully shot clip was produced by Michael Carpenter and lyrically inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s classic Vertigo. ‘Madeleine’ is a gorgeous shimmering song like the last lonely sway … Continue reading

PTW Favourite AU & NZ Releases of 2014
Album Reviews / Alt-Country / Americana / Blues / Country / Folk

PTW Favourite AU & NZ Releases of 2014

The last 12 months have been a bountiful period for Americana releases in Australia and New Zealand. From debut albums to notable EPs, collaborations to albums recorded on the other side of the world, there was something for everyone and most importantly it showed our local scenes are going from strength to strength. The music … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Pony Face ~ Nebraska
Alt-Country / Americana / Rock / Videos

NEW MUSIC: Pony Face ~ Nebraska

Melbourne’s Pony Face have taken on the massive task of covering Bruce Springsteen’s masterpiece LP Nebraska – in full. They haven’t cut corners either, releasing it on CD, digital and Tri-Colour State Trooper edition Vinyl LP. On the evidence of this first clip for the title track it sounds quite magnificent and suitably dark and … Continue reading