Weekly Singles Roundup
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Weekly Singles Roundup

Gillian Welch is set to release Vol. 2 of her Lost Songs series of unreleased recordings. In the meantime you can hear ‘Beautiful Boy’ and ‘I Just Want You To Know‘ The second instalment of the newly unearthed and celebrated cache of home demos and reel-to-reel recordings from the vault of Gillian Welch and David … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys – Make You Feel Blue
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NEW MUSIC: Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys – Make You Feel Blue

It’s been a long time coming but man it’s worth it to have this brand new single from Sydney songwriter Caitlin Harnett. ‘Make You Feel Blue’ comes from her new album, set for release in the new year. It’ll be her second full-length, the first featuring her band The Pony Boys. The single is a … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: The Felice Brothers @ The Lansdowne, Sydney
Americana / Cosmic Country / Folk / Gig Reviews / Rock

LIVE REVIEW: The Felice Brothers @ The Lansdowne, Sydney

The Felice Brothers, Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys The Lansdowne 14 October For over a decade, The Felice Brothers have been one of the most consistently fascinating acts on the Americana music scene. Each album they release seems to inhabit it’s own small world, built on the kaleidoscopic beat poetry of Ian Felice and … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Lost Highway Presents: Caitlin Harnett, Green Mohair Suits, William Crighton @ The Basement, Sydney (29/07/15)
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LIVE REVIEW: Lost Highway Presents: Caitlin Harnett, Green Mohair Suits, William Crighton @ The Basement, Sydney (29/07/15)

Lost Highway Records continue to showcase the best new and established acts spanning folk, alt. country and rock n roll. William Crighton and his band the Circus Men had opening honours and filled the room with their soulful and ragged country rock. There was a nod to one of the genre’s icons with their cover … Continue reading

NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions Opening Night Line-up
alt.country / Folk / News

NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions Opening Night Line-up

Heartbreaker Sessions, the new fortnightly alt. country evening at Freda’s in Chippendale that myself (Chris – PTW editor) and Daz are curating, will kick off with two of our favourite Sydney singer/songwriters in Caitlin Harnett and Brielle Davis (Not Good With Horses). Join us on Sunday August 9th from 6PM. It’s free and we’ll also … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Josh Rennie-Hynes ~ Land Of Clouds
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NEW MUSIC: Josh Rennie-Hynes ~ Land Of Clouds

Brisbane’s Josh Rennie-Hynes has released a clip for a new song ‘Land Of Clouds’, filmed as part of the Black Bear Sessions. Accompanied by Liam Gerner and Caitlin Harnett, the track we’re guessing is a love song to New Zealand where Rennie-Hynes toured last year and indeed is heading back to again next month (see tour poster … Continue reading

ON TOUR: Caitlin Harnett, Josh Rennie-Hynes & Liam Gerner announce tour
Alt-Country / Americana / Folk / Indie Folk / Tour

ON TOUR: Caitlin Harnett, Josh Rennie-Hynes & Liam Gerner announce tour

Fresh from their current house concert tour Caitlin Harnett and Josh Rennie-Hynes will be joined by Liam Gerner for a tour that will touch down in QLD, NSW, VIC and SA through the month of March. This will be a great chance to see three acclaimed singer songwriters on tour together. 11th MARCH 2015 | … Continue reading

SIX STRINGS: Caitlin Harnett
Americana / Folk / Interviews / Six Strings / Stream

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

ALBUM REVIEW: Caitlin Harnett ~ The River Runs North
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ALBUM REVIEW: Caitlin Harnett ~ The River Runs North

On her long-awaited debut album Caitlin Harnett finds a lush and harmonious middle ground between folk and country music. There’s a lightness to her music and voice in the vein of the carefree sound that came out of Laurel Canyon in the 1970s, with Joni Mitchell an obvious touchstone. Strings, harmonica, organ and horns enhance … 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