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And the ARIA goes to…

So this is what a couple of guitar virtuosos do for fun, just make an ARIA award winning album because you appreciate the other guys music. Kinda makes you feel like you should have stuck with those music lessons when you were younger. Rolling Through this World                 … Continue reading


Having been around and released 24 records over many moons, it’s no coincidence he’s had an influence over some of Australia’s best blues and roots musicians such as Jordie Lane, Ash Grunwald, Jed Rowe and John Butler. Butler is quoted as saying “Seeing Jeff Lang was like being at church for three hours – a … Continue reading

Chris Whitley and Jeff Lang

So as mentioned before Jeff Lang and Chris Whitley teamed up, shortly before Whitley passed away, to make the album “Dislocation Blues”. It’s an absolute cracker of an album featuring originals from each artist, collaborations between the two,  cover of  Stagger Lee (featured below) and a couple of covers of Robert Johnson, Bob  Dylan AND … Continue reading


So for those who choose to steer away from the world of major labels but still want that widespread distribution of physical and digital sales, check out these guys at MGM. They’re home to some pretty impressive names in the Australian music scene like Jeff Lang, Regurgitator, Gurrumul, Birds of Tokyo, John Butler Trio and … Continue reading


So this Jeff Lang character is a pretty busy bee. Just looking up collaborations he’s been apart of you’ll find Mamadou Diabate and Bobby Singh, Christ Whitley, Bob Brozman, John Butler, Vieux Farka Touré , Tété and Collard Greens and Gravy. And those are just from a quick search.   Below is a sample of … Continue reading

Info on Jeff

Found a nice little hub of info on Jeff Lang at his website including past interviews, discography, musical equipment he uses, gig guide, lyrics, media, online store featuring his whole back catalog and a user forum. Very tidy.   Check out his video recorded at The Basement in Sydney back in 2001.  

Jeff Lang: The Global Musician

Hey all, For my assignment I’ll be presenting and discussing the the works of Singer/songwriter, multi instrumentalist and guitarist extraordinaire Jeff Lang.(pictured)                 Here’s a little taste to get you started. From his album Half Seas Over, Southern Highlands Daughter.

Done and done, and I mean DONE!

damn, it’s over. beer me I don’t care if it’s not midday yet I feel gooooood! if anyone’s interested in checking out the work it’s all available here : http://raws.adc.rmit.edu.au/~s3282216/index.html https://nickkillalea.wordpress.com/ http://www.delicious.com/nickkillalea and if you’re not then check out the Cramps, I’ll admit it they’re much cooler than me!

Gil Scott-Heron

Sad news today as I heard the news that a lyrical inspiration of mine Gil Scott-Heron has passed away at the age of 62. Heron was best known for his work The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. He was a writer and was influential in the the musical worlds of jazz, soul and spoken word … Continue reading

podcast on tv?

as I mentioned in my last podcast I listen to the Ricky Gervais podcast, those who are unfamiliar with it Ricky and co-host Steve Merchant (co writer of the Office and Extras) proceed to talk to their friend and co-host Karl Pilkington about human freaks, current events, new ways of generating human life, philosophy, monkey … Continue reading