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Music Book Review: The Unabridged Songwriter

The Unabridged Songwriter by John McNamara

My rating: 5 of 5 stars (Genre: literary fiction about music/musicians)

While the song-craft portions of this novel may make readers feel a bit left out of the conversation, there is a lot to make slogging through these bits worth the work. 470 more words


Wed 15 Oct Black Bear Lodge

Wednesday October 15 – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane QLD
Tickets Here

Media Release : All Our Exes Live in Texas release single ‘Tell Me’, Touring through October – Embargoed Until Sept 5 … 696 more words


Album review: 'The Time Has Come' by Cassie Ramone

Before I begin, a moment of silence for Vivian Girls.

Okay. Now we’ve all paid our respects, I can introduce the magnificent body of work that is ex-frontwoman Cassie Ramone’s debut solo record. 330 more words

Album Reviews

Old Friends: Greg Brown and BIll Morrissey

Someone just asked me on FB, what, off the top of my head were the top ten books I’ve read in my life. I admit, I had to think about that for a while. 366 more words


Folktronica, apparently

Here’s a woman with a really distinctive voice and style.  I don’t recall being especially interested at the time this first reached my ears, but it’s one of those songs (and voices) that would leave the world a poorer place if it weren’t now embedded in the musical history of England in general and Norfolk in particular.   137 more words

Oxjam Line-up: Stronger than builder's tea

So yesterday the first wave of Oxjam bands were announced for 2014. 16 November is a date to chuck in your diaries now, because there’s more good bands than you can shake a stick at. 392 more words