After a week away, it’s time now to delve into what’s been happening in the world of industry once again. This week: conferences ahoy! The ARIA Week announces its events prior to its big awards show, and Gossling gets signed to Dew Process, plus more.
Who’s Feeling Young Now? is the third and potentially finest album from progressive bluegrass band Punch Bothers. An upbeat and energetic tour de force for finger-picking, plucking and noodling, Who’s Feeling Young Now? is the sound of a band nearing the very top of their game.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers dominated day three of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, on a day that boasted skilful sets from the likes of Alice Cooper, Australia's own The Temper Trap, The Roots and the long-awaited return of D’Angelo.
The Grammy-nominated Punch Brothers are arriving in Australia for the first time this August. The American five-piece will be visiting Melbourne and Sydney, before heading to the Adelaide International Guitar Festival after they were hand-picked by the Festival's Artistic Director and Australian classical guitarist, Slava Grigoryan.
This evening was spent at Antone's, a blues club in Austin famously known for being Steve Ray Vaughn's favourite venue. The big act for the night was The Little Willy's, featuring Norah Jones. Also apprearing were Punch Brothers, Chuck Mead & Johnny Corndawg.
Another week, a whole lot of new releases. Plenty of goods for you this week, including (and not limited to) Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson, Meshuggah, The Cult, The Aves and more! Let’s get stuck into it.