“Kings of the Wild Frontier” introduced the Burundi Beat style of thundering, infectious, Central African drumming to a pop-music audience. Adam captured the live sound by incorporating two drummers into his band, a musical signature that remains to this day. […]
Andrea Marr takes us track by track through her latest release: Natural. Force Of Nature – a high energy horn laden old school soul feel, the song was written about relationships that hit you like […]
Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour? We play essentially around Melbourne suburbs where they live good old fashioned pub rock. How would you describe your sound in food form and why? Minestrone soup, […]
A jam-packed line-up boasting the likes of Old Crow Medicine Show and Valerie June, along with seasoned chart-toppers Busby Marou, Kasey Chambers, Shane Howard, Bernard Fanning, Catherine Britt, Kevin Welch and Henry Wagons, and joined by some exciting new talent Emily Barker, Ruby Boots and Jordie Lane & The Sleepers, will grace the Thornbury stage. With Triple R’s Denise Hylands and the Americana Music Association’s Jed Hilly set to host the proceedings, the Australian Americana Honours Night delivered an unparalleled evening of music for Roots and Americana fans. […]
Accompanied by his band The Light, comprised of his son Jack Bates on bass, guitarist David Potts, Andy Poole on keys and Paul Kehoe on drums they launch into Joy Division’s “In a Lonely Place” and so begins their foray into nostalgia in the first set. “Cries and Whispers” mesmerises with a gargantuan bass line, while the stellar “Ceremony” closes the first set. […]
Acclaimed Statesiders Old Crow Medicine Show return to Australia for the first time in eight years to play their acclaimed “Blonde on Blonde” show in a string of East Coast dates this September and October, in addition to their already-announced performance at the Caloundra Music Festival.
Hailing from the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Memphian and fellow Tennessean Valerie June, who has shared the stage with the likes of Sharon Jones, Sturgill Simpson, Jake Bugg and more, will join Old Crow Medicine Show on their Australian run, rounding out an authentic ‘Taste of Americana’ double-bill for local audiences. […]