Places a Poet Sits, an EP inspired by the poetry of Ben Lodmell, is Dave Walker's first solo release in two years.
It's a stripped back album, voice and guitar, each track recorded live with no overdubs.
"The songs came about as a result of the amazing poetry of my old friend, Ben Lodmell," Dave said.
"He had published a book of his work and had continued to create following the book. There were some amazing words in those poems and with his blessing and encouragement, I’ve turned four of them…
Poteen formed in the mid seventies, performed at the first three Port Fairy Folk Festivals and forged themselves a reputation as one of the finest trad bands in Australia.
Through numerous lineup changes over the journey, the band was home to some fine musicians and have left behind an unparalleled legacy. We're thrilled to be involved in the digitisation and preservation of this classic album.
Melbourne Singer/Songwriter Van Walker has released his first new acoustic song in over 7 years - the instantly classic Happy Dogs.
And with this fantastic new track he has once again created a sound both old and new. Happy Dogs hits your ears with a laconic familiarity that speaks to the heart with an effortless intimacy.
"I wrote the song years ago on tour while on a brief stop at a friends farm for a few days, watching the farm dogs run free and just bursting with energy and love of life. All…
Shane Pacey is best known for his work as singer and guitarist with legendary blues band, The Bondi Cigars.
They’ve been a fixture on the Australian blues scene since 1989, with Shane’s powerful vocals and razor sharp guitar instantly recognisable to lovers of the genre.
And he’s taken the same timeless, unpretentious approach he brings to his music with a brand new acoustic album, ‘The Gardener’.
While this beautiful, often delicate recording eschews the driving electric sounds of the Cigars…
Marni Sheehan and Mark Smith’s new album, A Crazy Dream is a collection of songs that weave pictures and stories of their 40 plus years of performing and recording.
Marni and Mark first worked together in the legendary psychedelic blues band ‘Reuben Tice’ in the late seventies and have once again joined forces, this time to perform and record as a duo.
A Crazy Dream is rootsy blues, originals, alt & vintage country music featuring acoustic, electric, dobro and lap steel guitars, mandolin, percussion…
What a great show from Whirling Furphies at The Lomond Hotel on Sunday afternoon, November 11!
The place was packed and the band was firing on all cylinders.
We're still basking in the after gig glow so for one week only we're offering the entire Whirling Furphies digital back catalogue at a 60% discount!
Two albums and two EPs - the entire recorded works of this iconic Australian band for only $12.
> Download yours now.
Simon McCullough delivers on his second solo album, Southern Ocean Rivers with stellar performances, great songwriting and a beautifully produced record.
There’s a reality that exists in the music of someone who has lived what they sing about.
It’s like putting a filter over a blurred image and bringing it into sharp relief; no confusion about the story, no doubt about the song.
Simon McCullough has lived the stories he sings about, puts them down like mile markers on his road, lets you in on the…
William Alexander's new album The Kid From Bourke marks a large leap in the young singer’s skills and talent both as a singer and as a guitar player. Noticeably more confident in his performance on this new album than on previous recordings, William’s strong voice and guitar picking are accompanied on many songs by fiddle player Cat Moser (of the old time duo Cat & Clint) from Blackwood, Victoria.
Recorded at Sound Recordings studio (Archer, C.W. Stoneking) in Campbell’s Creek, Victoria as a mono…Read more
Ewen Baker has been a part of the Australian music scene for over 25 years, performing with Shane Howard, Archie Roach, Mary Black, Steve Pigram, Yirrmal and Declan O’Rourke to name a few.
His album, ‘The Inch Before the Saw’ was released on CD in 2016 but hadn’t made it into the digital space until now. We’re rapt that he’s come on board and we’re particularly proud to have this album available online for the first time.
‘The Inch Before the Saw’ features 14 traditional Celtic tunes played with some of…