Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw – Damn Country Music McGraw’s latest album seems to have found universal appeal with fans and critics alike garnering widespread praise for the strength of the songs and claims it re-introduces the singer’s love for stone-cold country classics. “When I recorded the track Damn Country Music, it was one of those electric moments,” […]

Sydney Country

This year’s Tamworth Country Music Festival was all about Melbourne. I met nary a festival-going soul who was not quick to volunteer a few mellifluous words of praise for the Victorian capital’s vibrant country scene, and it seemed that my every step under the blazing Peel Valley sun drew me, inexorably, toward Lachlan Bryan-curated Melbourne […]

Issue 79

  Greetings! I am sure everyone is anticipating the Christmas holidays and having some wind-down time. Another hectic year is almost over and it’s time to enjoy the breakup parties and get Santa-fit with tinsel overload and wall to wall wine, song, family, festive food and frivolity. It is our pleasure to welcome two new […]

Adam Harvey

Harvey’s Backyard Bar – For The Sheer Love Of Music By Luke O’Shea The music industry can be compared to a rickety old roller coaster ride which, along with the expected ups and downs, can occasionally get stuck, lose a few passengers along the way or at times simply come unstuck, fly off track and […]

Adam Brand & The Outlaws

Thunder Into Town By Gareth Hipwell The so-called ‘supergroup’ has a long and illustrious history in country music: from the famed “Million Dollar Quartet” of 1956 – comprising Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins – to Hardworking Americans featuring Todd Snider and Duane Trucks (Tedeschi Trucks Band). And, towering over them all […]

Carrie Underwood

Storyteller – Carrie’s Story Continued By Denise Torenbeek Ten years ago, on Oct. 18, 2005, Carrie Underwood‘s life was about to change dramatically, with the release of her debut single ‘Jesus, Take the Wheel’ from Some Hearts album after she had been crowned the Season 4 winner of American Idol. Carrie has emerged from the […]