LIVE REVIEW: Dashville Skyline 2019
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LIVE REVIEW: Dashville Skyline 2019

Dashville Skyline Dashville, Lower Bedford, NSW 4-6 October Arriving at the Dashville property instantly feels like the perfect respite from the city and a healthy disconnect from the digital world. After campsites are established it quickly becomes apparent how easy it is to move around and access all the onsite amenities. From the bar to … Continue reading

VIDEO PREMIERE: Sean McMahon – Just To See You Again (feat. Freya Josephine Hollick)
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VIDEO PREMIERE: Sean McMahon – Just To See You Again (feat. Freya Josephine Hollick)

Alt-country and karaoke collide beautifully on this new video clip from Melbourne songwriter Sean McMahon. A duet with Freya Josephine Hollick, the song comes from McMahon’s superb 2019 album You Will Know When You’re There. In our review of the album we said of the song – “their contrasting voices work a treat as they … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – Nobody’s No Better Than No One
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NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – Nobody’s No Better Than No One

Freya Josephine Hollick returns with the first taste of her new album The Real World, due for release in 2020. Recorded at Rancho De Luna (Kurt Vile, Mark Lanegan, Victoria Williams, Iggy Pop, Arctic Monkeys)  in the Mojave Desert, California, this track grooves and rolls along with a dark spirit, suggesting a further shift from … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – Jesus Hates It When You Smoke
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NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – Jesus Hates It When You Smoke

Freya Josephine Hollick is back from recording her next album at the famed studio Rancho de la Luna (Kyuss, QOTSA, Kurt Vile, Daniel Lanois, PJ Harvey, Iggy Pop, Mark Lanegan) in Joshua Tree, California, with Lucinda Williams’ band Buick 6 and renowned guitarist Greg Leisz. She’s celebrating by announcing her first full band headline shows of … Continue reading

20 Favourite Antipodean Releases of 2017
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20 Favourite Antipodean Releases of 2017

  2017 is pretty much done and dusted and it’s been another great year for Australian and New Zealand releases under the broad banner of Americana music. Our favourite album (and an EP) list takes in ethereal and eccentric folk music, raw alt-country, covers, spoken word and melancholic power pop – highlighting the range in … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me
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ALBUM REVIEW: Freya Josephine Hollick – The Unceremonious Junking Of Me

Born of a fractured and unsalvageable relationship, yet blessed by the birth of a child, Freya Josephine Hollick’s second album is a deep emotional record that sounds at times desperate and fragile, yet often also defiant and optimistic. The album dials into a sound of pure, unadorned folk and lonesome country music. With just three … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – A Man Is The Water
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NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – A Man Is The Water

Residing in Ballarat, VIC, Freya Josephine Hollick is about to release her new LP The Unceremonious Junking Of Me next month on Heart of the Rat Records. We’ve heard it and it’s a beautiful album, overflowing with cascading old-timey melodies and the lilting refrains of Hollick’s plaintiff voice. It sits somewhere between folk, blues and … Continue reading

Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross
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Post To Wire Presents: Freya Josephine Hollick + Darren Cross

This Sunday Freya Josephine Hollick is heading north from Victoria to preview songs from her forthcoming new LP ‘The Unceremonious Junking Of Me’, out soon on Heart Of The Rat Records. Hollick is a whimsical folk country singer from the goldfields who sings with a voice of ethereal beauty. A testament to the nightingales of the 20s, … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – My Sleepin’ Body
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NEW MUSIC: Freya Josephine Hollick – My Sleepin’ Body

Freya Josephine Hollick hails from Victoria and will be releasing her new LP The Unceremonious Junking Of Me, this October on Heart Of The Rat Records. It follows her 2014 album Beauty & Sorrow. My Sleepin’ Body the first taste of the album, showcasing her rich and ornate folk voice, in a clip that recalls the age of silent and … Continue reading