Almanac Music – Aussie album review: The Triffids ‘Born Sandy Devotional’

After a hiatus, Smokie is back with the fourteenth in his look-backs at classic Australian albums. This time it is the Triffids’ 1986 masterpiece ‘Born Sandy Devotional’.

Almanac Music – Aussie album review: The Teskey Brothers “Run Home Slow”

The latest of Smokie’s reviews of classic Australian albums is “Run Home Slow” by the Teskey Brothers, a brand-new release which is sure to become a classic.

Almanac Music – Aussie album review: Tex, Don and Charlie – ‘Sad But True’

In the tenth of his occasional series looking back at classic Australian albums, Smokie revisits “Sad But True” – the debut collaboration of Tex, Don and Charlie.

Almanac Music – Aussie album review: Sunnyboys’ “Sunnyboys”

In the ninth of his occasional series revisiting classic Aussie albums, Smokie brings us a classic power-pop record that is a constant reminder of teenage summers.

Almanac Music – Aussie album review: INXS “Shabooh Shoobah”

Smokie returns to share the seventh in his occasional series of Australian album reviews- this time “Shabooh Shoobah” by INXS.

Almanac Music: Aussie album review – Cold Chisel “East”

In the sixth of his occasional series reviewing seminal Australian albums, Smokie reflects on the enduring appeal of Cold Chisel’s “East”.

Almanac Music: Aussie album review – Redgum “If you don’t fight you lose”

In the third instalment of his series on classic Australian albums, Smokie revisits a time capsule which helped shape him politically and socially