Almanac Music: Australian Songs of Spring – Name a Personal Favourite

With the input of readers of The Footy Almanac website, KD is putting together a set of posts on seasonal Australian songs. So far, summer and winter have been covered. Now it’s time for the songs of spring. As usual, he puts forward a nomination of his own to get the ball rolling.

Almanac Music: When Will You Fall For Me?

We all have those songs that go round and round in our heads, and get stuck there – this can be for days on end. In this Friday’s column, KD writes about his current one.

Almanac Music: The Best Australian Albums of 2020

Smokie has listened to plenty of music this year, much of it Australian. As we approach the end of 2020, he lists his best Aussie albums of the past twelve months.

Almanac Music: Best Australian Albums of 2019

Smokie Dawson listens to plenty of music, much of it Australian. After some deliberation, he presents to you his 10 best Australian albums of the year just past.

Almanac Music: Top Albums of 2019

Luke Reynolds has named his favourite albums for the year. Is your favourite there?

Almanac Music: Best Gigs of 2017

Luke Reynolds looks at the favourite gigs he attended in 2017, which included a number through country Victoria.

Almanac Music: Cattle And Cane Stereo Story

John Butler (the pioneering Almanacker, not the muso with a trio) makes his Stereo Stories debut with a story inspired by Cattle And Cane by The Go-Betweens: a series of finely-crafted vignettes stemming from a trip last year to the Far North.

Almanac Music: Sunnyholt – Perry Keyes

Nonshedders has found a wonderful local songwriter who captures the essence of Australia and its people. Do yourself a favour.

Almanac Music: Best Albums and EPs of 2016

Luke Reynolds with his top albums and EPs of 2016. Fair to say there’s an Australian bias here…

Almanac Music: ‘Smokie’ Dawson and The Stereo Stories Band

‘Smokie’ Dawson’s Stereo Story about young love and Before Too Long is always a hit at Stereo Stories concerts. Here is Smokie and the band at the 2016 Williamstown Literary Festival.

Cancer in Rats – a critical review of Dave Warner, a very under-valued Australian rock artist

Rick Kane reviews the musical styling of Dave Warner in the 1970’s.

Almanac Music: Aussie album review – Hoodoo Gurus “Stoneage Romeos”

Welcoming in a new addition to our Almanac Music collection. In the first of an occasional series, Smokie revisits – and offers a few thoughts on – classic Australian albums. To get the ball rolling, it’s The Hoodoo Gurus and their breakthrough debut LP: Stoneage Romeos.

Almanac Music: My Favorite Australian Albums of 2014

On this Australia Day weekend, Andrew Fithall – that most ardent fan of Australian music – lets us in on his favourite Australian albums of the year just gone.

Brave Kate Sought the Higher Ground

Jeff Dowsing’s paean to one of Australia’s most talented, prolific, enduring but somehow under-appreciated songstresses; the highly accomplished Kate Ceberano.