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

SIX STRINGS: The Morrisons
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SIX STRINGS: The Morrisons

It feels like the week of The Morrisons around here. With their new self-titled album garnering great reviews they’re back in Sydney for their album launch this Sunday night (March 12th) at Newtown Social Club with guests Andy Golledge Band and Women’s Auxiliary Choir plus I’ll be spinning folk and alt-country tunes between sets. In fact … Continue reading

NEWS: The Morrisons Release and Tour Debut LP
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NEWS: The Morrisons Release and Tour Debut LP

The Morrisons have been a mainstay of the local Sydney Americana scene for a number of years now. They’ve played headline shows, supports, festivals and performed special tributes such as their acclaimed Brother Where Art Thou shows. Now they’ve finally released their debut, self-titled album and it both cements their status as a highly accomplished group … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: The Morrisons – Wild Eleanor
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NEW MUSIC: The Morrisons – Wild Eleanor

The Morrisons have been a mainstay of the local Americana scene here in Sydney and wider afield for the last few years. Now they have a brand new debut single and video to match for ‘Wild Eleanor’. Showcasing their dextrous ensemble playing and way of crafting some soaring melodies, they find the sweet spot between … Continue reading

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NEWS: Sydney gets a new weekly country music night

Thursday March 27th is the launch of a new weekly night at the Marrickville Bowling Club dedicated to country music – old time, roots and bluegrass. Regular events like Folk club showed that a genre-specific night is definitely sustainable and one catering to the Americana community is long overdue. PTW raises it’s hat to Fun … Continue reading

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Live in Sydney: The Porch Light Sessions

Singer/songwriter Leroy Lee has put together a new regular Americana night at the Petersham Bowling Club on the second Thursday of every month. The first Porch Light Sessions kicks off tomorrow night featuring Leroy Lee, The Morrisons and Lacey Cole and the Lazy Colts. We caught up with Lee Briefly to find out what the ethos … Continue reading

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NEWS: Jamgrass ‘On The Road’ announces Sydney line-up

Jamgrass is hitting the road and heading to Sydney this August with a stellar lineup that includes Mustered Courage, Rattlehand, The Steamgrass Boys, The Green Mohair Suits, The Morrisons, Oh Willy Dear, The Rusty Syncopators and DJ Dylabolical. It all happens Saturday August 3rd at the Red Rattler Theatre in Marrickville. Head over to http://www.jamgrass.com.auContinue reading