LIVE REVIEW: Dashville Skyline 2019
Alt-Country / Americana / Cosmic Country / Country / Gig Reviews / Photos

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

LIVE REVIEW: Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Sydney
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LIVE REVIEW: Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Sydney

Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real + William Crighton Factory Theatre, Marrickville NSW April 18th, 2019 Bluesfest is nearly upon us for another year and so are the associated sideshows that roll through Sydney. If you’re a fan of Americana and country rock then Lukas Nelson and band Promise Of The Real should have … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: William Crighton
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INTERVIEW: William Crighton

NOTHING GOOD COMES FROM WAR On his new album, Empire, William Crighton widens his sound and the subject matter of his songs. He talks with Chris Familton about his creative process, Astral Weeks and parlour guitars. The best songwriters are the ones who treat their craft like a journey where life experiences, awareness and self-education … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: William Crighton – Empire
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ALBUM REVIEW: William Crighton – Empire

William Crighton’s debut album had him pegged as an Americana/gothic rock songwriter – all fire and brimstone and heart on sleeve emotion. Now, on his sophomore album, he’s expanded his stylistic palette into a whole range of sonic shades and textures. The intense and impassioned preacher is still railing from the pulpit but now you … Continue reading

VIDEO: William Crighton – 2000 Clicks
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VIDEO: William Crighton – 2000 Clicks

‘2000 Clicks’ is the second single from William Crighton’s brilliant self-titled debut record. ‘2000 Clicks’ illustrates Crighton’s literary approach to lyricism. The stirring track explores ideas of fate and free will, the ways in which we navigate the everyday chaos of life and evade the challenges it throws at us. These ideas are framed through the … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW:Willian Crighton, Magpie Diaries, Amber Rae Slade & The Mighty Big Noise @ The Vanguard, Sydney (29/04/16)
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LIVE REVIEW:Willian Crighton, Magpie Diaries, Amber Rae Slade & The Mighty Big Noise @ The Vanguard, Sydney (29/04/16)

William Crighton’s debut album has been receiving plenty of glowing reviews since its release and this was a night to celebrate the new record – for both fans and Crighton and his band. Partners in life and partners in music – Amber Rae Slade and producer Matt Fell kicked up a fine and impressive storm … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: William Crighton – William Crighton
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ALBUM REVIEW: William Crighton – William Crighton

For the last few years William Crighton has been building a strong buzz around his songs and live performances – both solo and with his band. Finally we see the fruition of his songwriting and recording with this mesmerising debut album. There’s a dark weight to Crighton’s music, both in subject matter and delivery, with … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: William Crighton – Priest
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NEW MUSIC: William Crighton – Priest

William Crighton has been gaining a reputation over the last couple of years for his solo and band performances that trade on intensity, honest songwriting and passionate delivery. There are country and folk influences at work in his music but it really boils down to the songs and the brooding yet melodic sounds he shrouds them in. … Continue reading

NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions #3 feat. Darren Cross and William Crighton
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NEWS: Heartbreaker Sessions #3 feat. Darren Cross and William Crighton

Heartbreaker Sessions has been building nicely over the first two evenings and this weekend (Sunday, Sept 6th) should be another great evening of live performance, DJs, craft beer and food. LIVE PERFORMANCES Darren Cross needs little introduction with 20+ years in the Australian music scene from his early days in Gerling though to his current … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: Lost Highway Presents: Caitlin Harnett, Green Mohair Suits, William Crighton @ The Basement, Sydney (29/07/15)
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LIVE REVIEW: Lost Highway Presents: Caitlin Harnett, Green Mohair Suits, William Crighton @ The Basement, Sydney (29/07/15)

Lost Highway Records continue to showcase the best new and established acts spanning folk, alt. country and rock n roll. William Crighton and his band the Circus Men had opening honours and filled the room with their soulful and ragged country rock. There was a nod to one of the genre’s icons with their cover … Continue reading