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 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 […]

Luke O’Shea

Caught Up In The Dreaming By Paul McBride With a sixth album, Caught Up in the Dreaming, set for a January release and a heavy touring schedule locked in, Luke O’Shea is a very busy man indeed. While many artists in a similar position would be tinkering with songs day and night, O’Shea decided this […]

Fanny Lumsden

Hatching A Plan – Not Playing With Chooks By Gareth Hipwell Fanny Lumsden – Edwina Margaret to her family – hails from the tiny town of Tallimba in the New South Wales Riverina. Tallimba is situated – as Fanny has herself been known to observe onstage, by way of clarification – “not far from West […]