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

INTERVIEW: Jeremy Dylan, director of ‘Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts’
Americana / Features / Interviews / Videos

INTERVIEW: Jeremy Dylan, director of ‘Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts’

Later this month the new documentary film Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts is officially launched at a screening in Nashville ( Bongo After Hours Theatre on Monday 15th Sept) prior to the Americana Music Festival. The film traces the career arc of the country music singer/songwriter who has been rejected by record labels, had his songs recorded … Continue reading

PHOTOS: SIXTEEN STRINGS: An Afternoon of Americana with Mark Moldre, James Thomson, Darren Cross @ The PBC (07.06.14)
Alt-Country / Gig Reviews / Photos

PHOTOS: SIXTEEN STRINGS: An Afternoon of Americana with Mark Moldre, James Thomson, Darren Cross @ The PBC (07.06.14)

Massive thanks to everyone that came along to the PBC on Saturday for the Post To Wire Presents show. Thanks to Darren, James and Mark for playing three sets of brilliant music, The PBC for hosting and a special thanks to Nick from Dear Orphans for making it sound so damn good! Continue reading

News / Tour

PTW PRESENTS: The Weeping Willows, Katie Brianna, Caitlin Harnett @ The PBC

Last year we presented some shows by a couple of our favourite artists, Mark Moldre and Fanny Lumsden and now we are very excited to announce PTW is presenting An Americana Afternoon featuring The Weeping Willows (VIC), Katie Brianna and Caitlin Harnett at the Petersham Bowling Club on Saturday, 19th April. This will be a … Continue reading

Alt-Country / Americana / Country / Gig Reviews / Photos

Inner Western 3: Country Covers @ Petersham Bowling Club (09/03/14)

Yesterday saw the third instalment of Inner Western, the country covers afternoon at the Petersham Bowling Club in Sydney. It was another great event with covers of songs from Hank Williams, Neil Young, Ryan Adams, Lucinda Williams, Iris Dement, Blaze Foley, Gillian Welch, The Rolling Stones, Gram Parsons and of course Townes Van Zandt. The … Continue reading

Album Artwork / Alt-Country / Americana / Bluegrass / Country / Folk / Mixtape / Stream

Post To Wire ~ Americana Mixtape Vol. 2

Tracklisting Gene Clark – American Dreamer (American Dreamer soundtrack) Calexico – Alone Again Or (Love cover, Alone Again Or EP, 2003) Davey Craddock & The Spectacles – Keep On Waiting (Going Home EP, 2012) Bill Monroe – Blue Moon Of Kentucky (Country & Western Hit Parade 1947, compilation) Phosphorescent – Cocaine Lights (Pride, 2007) Oakley … Continue reading

Americana / Mixtape / Stream

POST TO WIRE – AMERICANA MIXTAPE ~ VOLUME 1

Here it is, the inaugural Post To Wire mixtape. We’ll endeavour to make these a regular thing and mix them up with everything from honky tonk, hillbilly boogie and rockabilly to alt-country, folk, and country-soul. Tracklisting Hawkshaw Hawkins – Doghouse Boogie Houndmouth – On the Road Raised By Eagles – Penny Drop Michael Nesmith – … Continue reading

Americana / Blues / Country / Folk / News

NEW MUSIC: A new collection of unreleased Townes Van Zandt recordings

Due for release on February 5th, Townes Van Zandt, Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions and Demos 1971-1972 (Omnivore Recordings, 2013) consists entirely of previously unreleased music from Van Zandt’s classic albums High, Low & In Between and The Late Great Townes Van Zandt. Both albums were originally released in 1972 on the Poppy label. … Continue reading