LIVE REVIEW: Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band, Sydney 2017
Alt-Country / Americana / Gig Reviews / Rock

LIVE REVIEW: Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band, Sydney 2017

Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band, Middle Kids @ Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (27.05.17) According to messages on his Instagram account, this was the last AU/NZ tour for Ryan Adams. For 15 years he’s sacrificed his mind and body and battle with Ménière’s disease to make the long flights down to this part of the world … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Ryan Adams – Prisoner
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ALBUM REVIEW: Ryan Adams – Prisoner

Always one for following his own muse, impulses and stylistic influences, Ryan Adams cuts a wide path through contemporary rock ’n’ roll. Not content to be the poster boy for alt-country he’s increasingly explored hardcore, 80s MOR, metal and pop music and now on Prisoner he continues the sound of his previous self-titled album and … Continue reading

THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 24th April, 2015
Alt-Country / Americana / Country / New Music / News / Tour / Videos

THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 24th April, 2015

It has been a big week for Americana related tour announcements with news that The Milk Carton Kids, Mary Chapin Carpenter & Tift Merritt and Ryan Adams & Jenny Lewis will be touring here over the next few months. Local acts have also got in on the action with Marlon Williams announcing an Australian and New … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Ryan Adams
Alt-Country / Americana / Features / Interviews / Rock

INTERVIEW: Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams talks to CHRIS FAMILTON about his new self-titled album, his struggle with Ménière’s disease and his PAX-AM label and recording studio. Ryan Adams has always resisted any temptation or peer pressure to become an alt-country purist after he emerged out of the ashes of the band Whiskeytown and firmly established himself with his … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Ryan Adams ~ Ryan Adams
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ALBUM REVIEW: Ryan Adams ~ Ryan Adams

The mercurial Ryan Adams is always chasing his muse in whatever direction it takes him and this time it is back to the electric guitar with strong rock trappings contrasting the acoustic Americana of Ashes & Fire. Heavily reverbed chords ring out (courtesy of his favourite Princeton amps) somewhere between Johnny Marr and Tom Petty … Continue reading