NEW RELEASES FROM TWO OF THE GREATS – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

Two of America’s most endearing and enduring troubadours have simultaneously released two of the strongest records of their respective careers 44 years after their debut albums. Loudon Wainwright III and Chris Smither share other characteristics and qualities. Both are uncompromising and committed singer-songwriters whose consummate […]

NEW FOLK SOUNDS FROM ENGLAND – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

This week on Tony Hillier’s World of Music, we sample four new folk albums featuring English artists of diverse ages, but they share a connection – they all have a relationship of one form or another with the great British folk-rock pioneer Ashley Hutchings. PLAY […]

VERY DANCEABLE LATIN GROOVES – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

New music from guitar legend Carlos Santana this week, and some very danceable Latin grooves on To PLAY LIST Saldeira from the new Santana album Corazon Swingo from the 2007 San Lazaro album Mestizos Urbanos El Ovido – the title track from the Watussi 2011 album   […]

NEW FOLK SOUNDS – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

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/ And you can stay in touch with the FNQ […]

NEW AUSSIE BLUES – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

Some top notch new Australian blues this week on Tony Hillier’s World of Music, featuring the The Backsliders, and a sneak peek of the new Russell Morris album, which follows his ARIA award-winning 2013 album Sharkmouth.    PLAYLIST The Sweetest Thing  from the upcoming Russell […]