ALBUM REVIEW: Gillian Welch – Boots No. 1 The Official Revival Bootleg
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ALBUM REVIEW: Gillian Welch – Boots No. 1 The Official Revival Bootleg

It’s been five years since Gillian Welch released a new solo LP, though I guess we’ve been half-satiated with the recent Dave Rawlings Machine album. One hopes that this release is a stopgap collection to both celebrate the 20th anniversary of her debut Revival and reinvigorate her catalogue ahead of a new solo album. This … Continue reading

Favourite Songs of Heartache: Jen Mize & Darren Cross
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Favourite Songs of Heartache: Jen Mize & Darren Cross

This Sunday, Dec 4th is the final Heartbreaker Sessions for 2016 (we’ll be back early in 2017) so we’re hoping that plenty of alt-country and folk lovin’ types will come down to The Bearded Tit in Redfern, Sydney for live sets from Darren Cross and Jen Mize plus the usual cosmic country, troubadour picking, folk … Continue reading

NEWS: Gillian Welch & David Rawlings Announce Australian Tours
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NEWS: Gillian Welch & David Rawlings Announce Australian Tours

It’s been a long time, way too long, since Welch and Rawlings last toured Australia in November 2004. Finally the good folk at Love Police have managed to hook up a comprehensive tour that will see not one but two tours happening back to back. Starting in Perth the duo (plus 3-piece band) will drive … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Dave Rawlings
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INTERVIEW: Dave Rawlings

On the eve of the prestigious Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and ahead of an intensive run of touring to promote his brand new album Nashville Obsolete, Dave Rawlings takes our call in the gregarious and generous manner he’s become known for. A passionate and generous interviewee, he talks enthusiastically about the genesis of the new record, its … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Willie Watson ~ Folk Singer Vol. 1 (new album on Gillian Welch label)
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NEW MUSIC: Willie Watson ~ Folk Singer Vol. 1 (new album on Gillian Welch label)

Gillian Welch’s record label Acony Records is proud to announce Willie Watson’s debut solo album Folk Singer Vol. 1 to be released on May 6, 2014. The album was produced by David Rawlings, longtime friend and producer of Watson’s previous band, Old Crow Medicine Show. “There’s a lot of weight in the way Willie performs,” … Continue reading