20 Of Our Favourite Albums From The First Half Of 2020

A quick trip back through the memory cells and some scanning of my music library has thrown up these twenty artists (in alphabetical order) who have released some of our favourite albums of 2020 so far. There are plenty more I haven’t heard yet, hopefully some gems among them. In the meantime, I hope this throws up a few that you may not have had … Continue reading 20 Of Our Favourite Albums From The First Half Of 2020

REVIEW: Drive-By Truckers | The Big To-Do

1 2 3 4 5 reviewed for FasterLouder Drive-By Truckers return with their tenth album, a landmark in any band’s history, proving that they are still remarkably consistent with their quality control and ability to create musical stories that captivate and enthrall the listener. This time round The Big To-Do loosely deals with crime and (self)-punishment but these heavy subjects don’t necessarily translate into a … Continue reading REVIEW: Drive-By Truckers | The Big To-Do

NEWS: Booker T + Drive By Truckers @ Factory

Prior to an official announcement it appears that the legendary Booker T Jones and Southern county rockers Drive By Truckers will be playing a sideshow together when they hit Sydney for this years Bluesfest. Booker T’s Myspace page lists dates at The Factory on April 11 after a show in Melbourne at The Prince of Wales the night before. His new record  Potato Hole, due … Continue reading NEWS: Booker T + Drive By Truckers @ Factory

NEWS: BYRON BAY BLUESFEST 2009 Line-up…

The first run of acts for the Byron Bay Bluesfest 2009 Blues & Roots Festival has been announced. Leading the pack is Ben Harper and Michael Franti and Spearhead (surprise, surprise). These guys must surely be honorary Australians by now. Of the other acts, the most notable inclusions in the humble opinion of Doubtful Sounds is Drive By Truckers, Tinariwen, Seasick Steve and Lucinda Williams.  … Continue reading NEWS: BYRON BAY BLUESFEST 2009 Line-up…