ALBUM REVIEW: The Aviary Presents: Warm Evenings, Pale Mornings
Album Artwork / Album Reviews / Alt-Country / Americana / Country / Stream

ALBUM REVIEW: The Aviary Presents: Warm Evenings, Pale Mornings

It’s an intriguing premise – gather a group of some of the finest singers, songwriters and players on the Melbourne alt-country scene and record them singing each other’s songs backed by a studio house band. That approach ensures continuity of style and feel from a musical perspective but there are still plenty of pleasant surprises … Continue reading

VIDEO: William Crighton – 2000 Clicks
alt.country / Americana / News / Videos

VIDEO: William Crighton – 2000 Clicks

‘2000 Clicks’ is the second single from William Crighton’s brilliant self-titled debut record. ‘2000 Clicks’ illustrates Crighton’s literary approach to lyricism. The stirring track explores ideas of fate and free will, the ways in which we navigate the everyday chaos of life and evade the challenges it throws at us. These ideas are framed through the … Continue reading

NEWS: The Petersham Bowling Club Presents Oxjam Inner Western
Americana / News

NEWS: The Petersham Bowling Club Presents Oxjam Inner Western

As part of the 2015 OXJAM Music Festival the Petersham Bowling Club is presenting OXJAM Inner Western featuring musicians from the local Americana banding together to raise money to support OXFAM’s efforts to reduce world poverty. Now in Australia & started in the UK in 2006, Oxjam is a month-long party against poverty where music lovers from all … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Joshua Seymour ~ Rope Tied Hope
Album Reviews / Alt-Country / Americana / Cosmic Country

ALBUM REVIEW: Joshua Seymour ~ Rope Tied Hope

Joshua Seymour (Cherrywood) has stepped out on his lonesome for a solo album that digs deep into emotive and dark Americana. There’s a touch of Bon Iver, Iron & Wine and occasionally the band Spain in Seymour’s gothic sounding songs that are ornamented with stately piano, pedal steel, handclaps and all manner of stringed instruments. … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Nikki Lane ~ All Or Nothin’
Album Reviews / Americana / Country / Stream

ALBUM REVIEW: Nikki Lane ~ All Or Nothin’

Nikki Lane hits all the right marks on her excellent new album of rollicking Americana and sultry rock ’n’ roll. Her savvy writing style blends those genres with a pop sensibility that provides hook-laden and ridiculously catchy songs for the first two thirds of All Or Nothin’. Whether it is the big-beat honky tonk of … Continue reading

Waitin’ Around To Die ~ A new Americana music Group on Facebook
Alt-Country / Americana / Bluegrass / Country / Folk / News

Waitin’ Around To Die ~ A new Americana music Group on Facebook

Waitin’ Around To Die ~ A place where Americana (we’re talking alt-country, folk, bluegrass, rock n roll, country…) music fans and musicians can share new (and old) music they’ve discovered, their own releases, photos, gigs, recruit new band members, source information and continue to build the Americana music community, primarily in Australia and New Zealand. … Continue reading