FOLK PIONEERS ELEPHANT SESSIONS DROP NEW ALBUM ‘WHAT MAKES YOU’

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Hot off their smashing performances at Bluesfest this year, Scottish indie-folk-fusion pioneers Elephant Sessions are excited to announce the release of their sophomore album ‘What Makes You’. Exploding onto the indie folk scene to unparalleled effect with their last album ‘All We Have Is Now’, the band have since appeared at some of the world’s most notable venues and festivals …

JULIAN JAMES’ ‘SILVER SPADE’ TOUR ROLLS ON

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Old-timey troubadour Julian James has been on a non-stop tour of epic proportions since dropping new album ‘Silver Spade’ in early April and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. The response to the album has been overwhelmingly positive, and it has received extensive airplay nationally. Double j, ABC Local stations, 3RRR, PBS FM and many other community radio stations have …

IRISH MYTHEN RELEASES NEW ALBUM ‘LITTLE BONES’

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Award-winning international touring artist, Irish Mythen releases single ‘Deep Dark Woods’ (radio edit) in advance of new album, Little Bones, out on Myth Records. Earlier this week, Irish announced she signed with highly respected UK live music booking agency Free Trade, their roster includes artists Wilco, Jason Isbell, Lucinda Williams, Buffy Saint-Marie, The Milk Carton Kids and many more. To support …

LACHY DOLEY GROUP’S ‘MAKE OR BREAK’ DEBUTS AT #1 ON THE ARIA JAZZ AND BLUES ALBUMS CHART

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Lachy Doley Group’s brand spanking new album ‘Make or Break’ has come out of the gates hard since its March 1st release, this week debuting at #1 on the ARIA Jazz and Blues Albums Chart and #1 on the AIR Independent Chart. Edging the Sydney-based keyboard wizard’s new release ahead of recent releases by Gary Clark Jr, Sticky Fingers and …

CLAUDE HAY DROPS ‘GIVE ME SOMETHING’ SINGLE AND TOUR DATES

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Blue Mountains blues-rocker and award-winning independent artist Claude Hay stakes his claim on the Australian music landscape with the release of his new single ‘Give Me Something’ and to celebrate Claude will be hitting the road touring later this month, with a show here in Newcastle at The Stag & Hunter Hotel on Saturday, April 27th. A fast-paced and upbeat …

JULIAN JAMES DROPS NEW ALBUM ‘SILVER SPADE’

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Everything about Julian James and his new album ‘Silver Spade’ shouts the love of traditional blues for all to hear. His style is rooted in the old-time acoustic strummers of a bygone era, and he joins next generation artists such as Larkin Poe, Blind Boy Paxton and Pokey LaFarge in bringing authentic new voices to a style that has endured …

LACHY DOLEY GROUP ADDS SHOW AT THE STAG & HUNTER, NEWCASTLE TO ‘MAKE OR BREAK’ TOUR

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The Lachy Doley Group are currently touring to celebrate the release of their hot new album ‘Make Or Break‘ and have just added a show at Newcastle’s home of original live music, The Stag & Hunter Hotel on Friday, April 26th with special guests, Sydney rockers The Fossicks. Back when Sydney had a thriving music scene, the pubs and bars …

MELBOURNE ALT-BLUES-ROCK LORDS ‘CREEK’ DROP NEW SINGLE ‘THE DEEP’.

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The Melbourne-based 4-piece Creek have not mucked around getting their name and their music around. Blending heavy blues, Psych and alt-rock, Creek put it out there with way above average musicianship and plenty of hair and high notes. Creek are headed out on the road this April to celebrate the release of heavy new single ‘The Deep’, the first song from …

MARSHALL & THE FRO TAKE ‘LIVE AT THE BACKROOM’ ON THE ROAD

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Whether with his classic outfit ‘The Fro’, or in various other guises, Byron Shire local Marshall Okell has become one of the most enduring faces of the blues and roots festival scene in Australia, and for good reason. With an incredible work ethic and commitment to live performance, and with four excellent studio albums in his wake, Marshall has been …

UK’S MOULETTES MAKE AUSTRALIAN DEBUT

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With comparisons being drawn to Kate Bush, Kraftwerk, Björk and early Pink Floyd, Moulettes are set to turn some heads in Australia this Autumn as they take off on their first Australian tour. The Brighton 4-piece will be bringing their blend of folk-rock electronica and chamber orchestra to Mordialloc, Port Fairy Folk, and Blue Mountains Music Festivals and venue shows in NSW …