ALBUM REVIEW: Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love
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ALBUM REVIEW: Marlon Williams – Make Way For Love

Here comes the break-up album. It’s a tried and true fallback for a million songwriters out there but only a small percentage really nail the heartache, despair, fallout and renewal that comes from a fractured relationship. Marlon Williams has taken an approach that doesn’t shy away from the bruises and open wounds, instead he presents … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams @ Metro Theatre, Sydney
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LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams @ Metro Theatre, Sydney

Marlon Williams, The Weather Station @ Metro Theatre, May 17th 2018 Five years of hard work, countless hours in airport lounges, nights on friends’ couches and in bars and clubs is paying off big time with Marlon Williams’ current Australian tour sold out in the largest venues he’s headlined to date.  This time around he he’s brought … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Marlon Williams
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INTERVIEW: Marlon Williams

His debut album heralded the arrival of a timeless and exciting new country and folk voice, yet for Marlon Williams he’s only just starting to realise his songwriting ambitions with the baroque pop sound of his new album Make Way For Love. Down the phone line from New Zealand, Marlon Williams has just landed at … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams @ Oxford Art Factory
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LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams @ Oxford Art Factory

Marlon Williams + Archer @ Oxford Art Factory, Nov 15th 2017 With a career that continues to go from strength to strength, this was a key and fascinating moment to hear and see Marlon Williams perform songs from his forthcoming second album Make Way For Love, ahead of its February release. Archer opened the evening with a … Continue reading

NEWS: Marlon Williams Announces New LP ‘Make Way For Love’
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NEWS: Marlon Williams Announces New LP ‘Make Way For Love’

Marlon Williams’ long anticipated second album now has a title and a release date. Make Way For Love will be released on February 18th, three after his self-titled debut. In that time he’s toured constantly, pausing only to write the new album and make a foray into acting. Williams recently released ‘Vampire Again’, the first … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Marlon Williams  – Vampire Again
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NEW MUSIC: Marlon Williams – Vampire Again

Marlon Williams is back with his first new release since his self-titled LP was released in 2015. Since then he’s been touring endlessly, supporting Springsteen and playing festivals all over the world. He returned to Lyttleton, NZ to record ‘Vampire Again’ with producer Ben Edwards before directing the quirky clip in cahoots with UK cinematographer Steve … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders
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LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders

LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders, Ben Salter @ Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (21/11/15) With the sold-out sign stuck to the front window of the venue Ben Salter ambled on-stage, unassuming and with that tousled mop of hair. Sans The Gin Club he’s a riveting performer with loop and vocal effect pedals and … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Tami Neilson ~ Lonely (ft. Marlon Williams)
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NEW MUSIC: Tami Neilson ~ Lonely (ft. Marlon Williams)

Tami Neilson only released her superb album Dynamite! (read our review) eighteen months ago but now she has a brand new record called Don’t Be Afraid set for release on September 25th. The first single is the beautiful sway of ‘Lonely’ featuring a cameo from Marlon Williams. This song was begun in 1972 by a young … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders, Laura Jean @ The Basement, Sydney (04/07/15)
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LIVE REVIEW: Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders, Laura Jean @ The Basement, Sydney (04/07/15)

Laura Jean opened the evening with an absorbing set that highlighted both her clever lyrical turns and delicate, almost textural finger-picking guitar style. Songs about married life, domesticity and crazy dogs from her 2014 album comprised the bulk of her performance as she drew the audience into her world of observational songwriting and dry-humour. Her … Continue reading