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This Month ...

* THE LOVETONES 'Labor Returns To Power' Tour Dates
* GARY SHEARSTON the 'pick of the crop'
* Rouseabout to release 'FORTE' - an album of Golden Fiddlers
* A nation finally STAND UP & SHOUT!

All artists in this month's News are featured on UNDERCOVER RADIO, now playing here!

Yep! Records

'The Lovetones have crafted an aesthetically pleasing collection of songs on AXIOM that radiate an essential ingredient of psychadelic music - to transport listeners to a better place.' (Canberra Times)
'Everybody Hides Away' the next single from AXIOM will soon be serviced to radio and features on this month's Undercover Radio Mix. Check it out later this month here.

AXIOM (YEP009) one of last month's feature albums on 2UUU is available through MGM Distribution.

For all the latest The Lovetones info go to myspace or You can listen to songs from their latest studio album Axiom here.

New at Big Pond Music

Undercover Music releases are now available online through BigPond Music

Silent Recordings

Telemetry Orchestra

Hits on the T.O's myspace page have gone berserk after the recent screening of the award winning video for 'Under The Cherry Tree' on ABC TV's JTV, directed by Animal Logic's Dael Oates. The single is lifted from their amazing EMPIRE LP (SIL014) and Children Stay Free (SIL010) are both available on Silent Recordings through Vitamin.
For more information: MySpace or their artists page here.


Rouseabout Records

Gary Shearston

"Irish Girls (Will Steal Your Heart Away)' from Here & There, Now & Then described by the Sunday Herald Sun's Pete Best as 'perhaps the smartest Australian song ever' will feature on an upcoming Trad & Now 'Pick Of The Crop 2008' compilation. Gary has also been confirmed for the Tamworth Country Music Festival's Australia Day Concert joining the likes of The Black Sorrows & Neil Murray.
Here & There, Now & Then (RRR41) is OUT NOW on Rouseabout Records through MGM Distribution
For more information visit: or his artist's page here.

FORTE - Golden Fiddle Compilation

The Golden Fiddle Awards recognizing excellence in fiddle playing and recording will be presented at 11am Thursday January 25th in Blazes Auditorium, West Tamworth Leagues Club, Tamworth during the Tamworth Country Music Festival. To celebrate, Rouseabout Records is releasing FORTE a compilation of previous winners and finalists put together by Marcus Holden from our own Fiddlers Feast. The CD is a stunning collection featuring the likes of FourPlay, CODA, Sean O'Boyle, Dirty Lucy, The Davidson Brothers, Cin Cin, Marcela Taylor, Mikyl Lozin and many more.
FORTE (RRR44) will be released on Rouseabout Records through MGM Distribution in January 2008.

Folk Community say STAND UP & SHOUT!

Congratulations to Lyn Chandler of Moe for being the winner of the most recent Blarney Bulletin CD give away of this album of protest songs issued to provoke thought in the lead up to what did indeed prove to be the Federal Ejection.

Even bigger congratulations to the punters of Australia who finally did Stand Up & Shout see ya later 'dishonest Johnny'.
STAND UP & SHOUT! (RRR43) is available through MGM Distributiuon.

For more information, click here.


Fiddlers's Feast

  1. Tuesday 22nd January – Tamworth Country Music Festival, Diggers Auditorium, details below.
  2. Wednesday 23rd January – Tamworth Country Music Festival, Southgate Inn, details below.
  3. Thursday 24th January – Tamworth Country Music Festival, Southgate Inn, details below.
  4. Friday 25th January – Tamworth Country Music Festival, Southgate Inn, details below.
  5. Saturday 26th January – Tamworth Country Music Festival, Regent Theatre, details below.
  6. Thursday January 24th – Tamworth Country Music Festival, Blazes Auditorium, details below.

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  1. Saturday 29th December – Peats Ridge Festival, NSW
  2. Friday 18th January - Factory Theatre, Enmore, NSW (Spirit of Soul Festival)

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