It is with great excitement that today I can announce that my debut record ‘No Wonder The World Is Exhausted’ will be out October 19 via well…… Read more “‘No Wonder The World Is Exhausted’ Available 19th October on Stanley Records”
This one is for you Uncle. Much Love.
By Jim Kellar A musician’s torment is always ‘Am I good enough?’ The final judgement, almost always, has to come from within because when it comes to making…… Read more “Newcastle’s Ben Leece invests in the power of his songs for new album”
2018 marks 20 years since Chris Whitley’s Dirt Floor record. I wrote about my experience with it for Post To Wire. If you are unfamiliar with this record,…… Read more “Blues & Alchemy: Remembering Chris Whitley’s ‘Dirt Floor’”
Over the weekend I reviewed Sarah Shook & The Disarmers new album Years out now on Bloodshot Records for Post To Wire. I loved the previous album Sidelong…… Read more “Sarah Shook Review”
Giving yourself a wrap is the most excruciating pain in the ass for any fair dinkum person writing and playing music, or anything creative for that matter, particularly when you don’t regard yourself that highly in the first place.
Since first hearing Honest Life late in 2016 it’s been less than secret, my adoration for Courtney Marie Andrews’ song-writing. I’ve written about it, I’ve waxed lyrical…… Read more “Oh My Dear Lord… May Your Kindness Remain”
Pretty excited about this one. This pelican got his name on a list amongst some of the best in the country, some of who I am stoked…… Read more “The Americana Music Prize of Australia”
Some great news this week. Trace has been nominated for an IMA (Independent Music Award) in the Best Alt Country Song category. It’s an international award which makes…… Read more “IMA Nomination”
Just a sneaky one before Christmas. Twenty One is live today. Recorded again with Trent Crawford, who also plays electric guitar on the track, and also featuring…… Read more “Twenty One”