Review published 2015 in Folk Rag (folkrag.org) One Step Forward, the (mainly) a cappella group of Maree Robertson, Ann Bermingham and John Thompson were a Brisbane based folk ensemble from 1990 to 1995. Focused on powerful three part vocal harmony arrangements of songs both personally and globally polemical and political, they proved that it was possible to be passionate and […]
Mini Commute to Work Reviews
Interview by Ian Dearden Travel Sam is a seasoned traveller, not only touring around Australia in a range of formats, but also overseas. However, as she readily acknowledges, it was a big step, and perhaps not the smartest career move, to head overseas just as her music career was taking off. She admits being terrified, […]
Interview by Ian Dearden ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring […]
Music Matters is a collection of articles and reviews by Ian Dearden. Ian covers many music genres with a strong focus on folk music and Australian bands.