Hunter & Suzy Owens – Heartsongs

Hunter & Suzy Owens – Heartsongs

Heartsongs is a collection of songs written by Hunter and Suzy Owens from Sydney. I first listened to this album without reading any of the liner notes and was struck by the authenticity of the lyrics and quality of melody. I had to check the notes to see who had...
Monroe Crossing – The Happy Holidays

Monroe Crossing – The Happy Holidays

From Minnesota, Monroe Crossing is a fine bluegrass band that has an adventurous and creative approach to acoustic music. The Happy Holidays is a delightful album which celebrates the spirit of sharing seasonal music and joy. Their 15 songs in the set include an...
Rick Lang & Friends – The Season of My Heart

Rick Lang & Friends – The Season of My Heart

Rick Lang has a long-standing love of the winter-season. He lives in New Hampshire, a state where dreaming of a white Christmas is often a reality. The Season of My Heart, a project with thirteen originals written or co-written by Lang, celebrates the traditions,...
The Roys New Day Dawning Review

The Roys New Day Dawning Review

The Roys new album New Day Dawning was released this month and has some outstanding offerings from this award winning family duo. Given the wealth of popularity of their last album, Lonesome Whistle, it was with some degree of anticipation that I opened the...
Punch Brothers with Packwood Review

Punch Brothers with Packwood Review

To say I was looking forward to this show is an understatement. The excitement I’d built up for myself from the moment I knew the Punch Brothers were coming to Australia right through to being about the 6th or 7th person in line as The Basement opened its doors on...