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

LIVE: Darren Cross announces No Damage EP release shows
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LIVE: Darren Cross announces No Damage EP release shows

  Darren Cross released one of our favourite singles in ‘Slings and Arrows’ recently and now a new six-track EP called No Damage is due out next month. To celebrate Cross is playing launch shows, proudly presented by Post To Wire, in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. No Damage will be released on Wednesday August 6th in … Continue reading

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EP REVIEW: Jordie Lane ~ Not Built To Last EP

by Chris Familton Two years on from Jordie Lane’s well received second album Blood Thinner, the Melbournian returns from some overseas jaunts with a new EP of warm, bucolic folk and alt-country songs that further enhance his stock as a quality singer/songwriter. Lane is one of those contemporary singers who sounds very much like the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Falls | Hollywood EP

by Chris Familton On their new EP Hollywood, Sydney folk duo The Falls have captured both the organic and ornate essence of their heart-laid-bare songs. This EP is the documentation of Simon Rudston-Brown and Melinda Kirwin’s romance from its beginnings to its dissolution one Valentines Day. It is a fascinating background story but nonessential information … Continue reading