NEW MUSIC: Kramies – Everything The End
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NEW MUSIC: Kramies – Everything The End

Kramies recorded the EP Of All The Places Been & Everything The End in an old castle with the help of Jason Lytle (Grandaddy), Todd Tobias (Guided By Voices) and Jerry Becker (Train). It’s a swirling, hypnotic dreamscape of a song that recalls Mercury Rev and a floating-in-space Perry Farrell-fronted Porno For Pyros. At its heart … Continue reading

PTW PREMIERE: Diamond Duck EP
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PTW PREMIERE: Diamond Duck EP

Diamond Duck release their self-titled debut EP this week and it’s a wonderful showcase for the talents of Jimmy Daley and Brian Campeau. Lush and ornate are two words that come to mind listening to the EP. The duo’s harmonies are beautifully intertwined, rising and falling, complementing and contrasting each other. They recall some of … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC PREMIERE: Peasant Moon – Songs From Austin EP
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NEW MUSIC PREMIERE: Peasant Moon – Songs From Austin EP

On August 1st, Sydney based alt-country duo Peasant Moon release a new mini-EP from their recording session in Austin earlier this year. The pair travelled to Texas in May and recorded at the Congress House Studio (you can read about their North American travels here).  Of the EP, Crossfire particularly stands out for us with its … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: The Felice Brothers Release Xmas EP
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NEW MUSIC: The Felice Brothers Release Xmas EP

The Felice Brothers have just released a digital 5-track EP for the festive season. The EP is $5.00 (US) and net proceeds from its sale will be donated to the Food Bank of The Hudson Valley. The band have also announced they’ll be released a new full length album in 2016.  Felice Navidad Track Listing: Carriage The Dollar Store … Continue reading

EP REVIEW: Packwood ~ Autumnal
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EP REVIEW: Packwood ~ Autumnal

Bayden Packwood Hine’s earlier releases were more rooted in traditional folk forms which makes this expansion into a beautifully ornate and intimate sound palette even more rewarding. He conjures up pastoral qualities via the instrumentation (woodwind, strings, banjo and many more) and wordless vocal harmonies that bring to mind wind, birdsong and other elements of … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Gretta Ziller ~ Hell’s Half Acre EP
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ALBUM REVIEW: Gretta Ziller ~ Hell’s Half Acre EP

Gretta Ziller has already generated a great deal of critical and industry acclaim in the 2013 Telstra Road to Discovery Grand Finals at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, as well as her 2013 TSA/APRA New Songwriter of the Year award. Now she has released her debut EP Hell’s Half Acre which captures the essence and graceful Americana beauty of … Continue reading

TOUR NEWS: John Murry announces two Australian shows
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TOUR NEWS: John Murry announces two Australian shows

After his appearances at the Sydney Festival and elsewhere earlier this year, John Murry is heading back to Australia to record his next album in the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria with Australian producer Mark Stanley and Irish producer Karl Odlum (Kila, Glen Hansard & The Frames, Lisa O’Neill). While he is here he will also … Continue reading