2017. Careful with that wax, Eugene.

Xmas lists are being finalised by excited children and in true let’s fill up the pages of a magazine or blog style, my best of 2017 list has taken shape, and is now complete. But the records here, and there are only records, are what I have bought in the past 12 months, new or … Continue reading

Brisbane’s Rockabilly Rave Up

With David Bowie’s Sound and Vision fading out, the lights dimmed as traditional FA Cup hymn Abide with Me played while tonight’s headliners cooly took to the stage to whoops and cheers from a crowd ready to burst with carefree abandon. Headlong in to a rock ‘n’ roll blitz, the band exploded, with ivory tinklier, Ray Jacildo, … Continue reading

New pupil in rock ‘n’ roll’s old school.

Rock ’n’ roll has been heard from dance halls and diners, through the mediums of radio and television, and now it arrives in an instant on to our hard drives; there’s still something appealing to millions of fans. So when recording a set of songs cut from old roots fabric, how do you give it modernity? … Continue reading