Tony Hillier is one of Australia’s leading music journalists and a musician of long standing here in far north Queensland. His informed and insightful coverage of music features in The Weekend Australian and Rhythms magazine http://rhythms.com.au/
Tony Hillier’s World of Music is also available as a podcast. Search for Tony Hillier on your podcast app or in the iTunes store. And you can stay in touch with the FNQ music scene with Tony at http://www.entertainmentcairns.com/hilliers-hotline-archive.php
You can hear Tony on ABC Far North each Friday at 445pm.
This week’s World of Music has four strings to its bow, featuring four fantastic folk fiddlers from a handful of new releases.
Hot Club d’Ecosse from Scot Alasdair Fraser’s new album with American Natalie Haas Abundance
The Old Bush from the recently released, self-titled debut album by Irish-led quintet The Gloaming
Tiganeascu from UK-based klezmer & Balkan specialist She’koyokh new album Wild Goats & Unmarried Women
The Wee Free Men and The Dark Morris Tune from the veteran English folk-rockers Steeleye Span new album Wintersmith