Amanda Rose
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Amanda Rose commented on Amos Perrine's blog post 'Chris Smither - Still on the Levee, A Fifty Year Retrospective (Album Review)'
"Been listening to this nonstop since I got it, although its a testament to Chris Smither's catalog depth basically none of my personal favourite songs of his are on it."
21 hours ago
Amanda Rose commented on Jeremy Gaunt (music JJMG)'s blog post 'I'm sorry, I'll read that again - Belgian bluegrass?'
"Saw the film at the Sydney Film Fest - pretty good tho a little heavy handed.  Still I totally blubbered at the end.  (I think the Didier character is quite definitely an atheist)   "
Dec 9, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on big boy's blog post 'I Heard The Angels Singing- Elecrifying Gospel From the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983'
"this sounds great, thanks"
Dec 4, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on No Depression's blog post 'ND Year-End Readers' Poll: What Are Your Ten Favorite Albums of 2013?'
"Roger Knox and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts – Stranger in My Land 2. Patty Griffin – American Kid 3. Mike Stinson – Hell and Half of Georgia 4. Shannon McNally – Small Town Talk 5. Valerie June – Pushin Against a…"
Dec 2, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Gillian Turnbull's blog post 'The Problem with Mumford & Sons (or, Congrats, Banjo, You Made It)'
"Not my thing either (I was listening to some Dixie Chicks the other day and thinking how they did the more mainstream but still interesting banjo and harmonies thing so much better, so many years before) HOWEVER my 15 year old niece loves them all…"
Aug 27, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Amanda Rose's blog post 'Mike Stinson - Hell and Half of Georgia'
"Oh someone fixed my embedding! Thank you anonymous No Depression embedding fairy, I love you. ;-)"
Aug 5, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Jeff Burger's blog post 'Tom Russell's Aztec Jazz'
"For non-US orders try Proper Records in the UK.  I would like to support Village but they charge ridiculous prices for postage to Australia (I get CDs sent to me from US so I KNOW what it costs and it doesn't cost $18. To be fair, a lot of…"
Jun 6, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Jeff Burger's blog post 'How My New Springsteen Book Came About'
"Congratulations. I'm fresh off seeing Bruce three amazing times in Sydney last week so I'm definitely in the mood for this book!"
Mar 25, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Steve Ford's blog post 'Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas - Why wasn't I told?'
"Ha I noticed the sudden explosion in cellos too, seemed to be in every other act I saw.   Was looking forward to Arlo but was also more entertained than I perhaps expected to be and maybe even more impressively he managed to hold the…"
Mar 25, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Dangerbird's group 'Australian Chapter'
"Roger Knox and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts (an Australian version of them anyway, I gather from the Facebook page Jon Langford won't be here) will be at Petersham Bowling Club, Sydney on April 11th.   I presume other Australian dates too…"
Feb 25, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on The Revelers's blog post 'The Revelers' Cajun Mardi Gras Playlist'
"Fantastic. Thanks!"
Feb 13, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Dangerbird's group 'Australian Chapter'
"When I was googling about the album a few weeks ago I found sqirrelled away in the blackblocks of the bloodshot site what appears to be the album booklet with all the songs, lyrics, liner notes etc. So there you go."
Feb 2, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Dangerbird's group 'Australian Chapter'
"I've pre-ordered it Greg. From what I've heard and read I wholeheartedly agree. (saw Roger and Buddy Knox play quite a bit at Tamworth fest over the years)"
Feb 1, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on No Depression's blog post 'Spotlighting Roger Knox, with Dallas Good of the Sadies and Tawny Newsom of Skull Orchard'
"Urgggh, as I have already pre-ordered the LP of this I'm torn about whether I should listen to all the songs or wait.....  Everyone else should listen though. "
Jan 30, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on No Depression's blog post 'Spotlighting Roger Knox, with Dave Alvin'
"As an Australian, I am so excited about this record.   I've seen Roger and the Knoxes (especially his son Buddy) at Tamworth, fantastic he is getting this exposure. "
Jan 29, 2013
Amanda Rose commented on Dangerbird's group 'Australian Chapter'
"Hey Steve, hope you're well.  I'm bringing my 15 year old niece this time so will be indoctrinating her into good music.  Looking forward to Chris Smither as always, some of the "world" type bands they've got,…"
Jan 9, 2013

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Mike Stinson - Hell and Half of Georgia

If you look at my profile of basically everything I listen to, you'll see all the usual suspects but may be surprised to see at number 1 a singer you may (probably) not have heard of: Mike Stinson. Yes, more spins than Dylan, Cohen, Bruce .... This tally is largely the result of discovering his first three albums (Jack of all Heartache, The Jukebox is Your Heart, Last Fool in the Bar) and binging on them exclusively for a month.

You might know one of his songs…


Posted on August 5, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

My Favourites 2012

The Unrankable

Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas & Bob Dylan - Tempest

There are a handful of artists whose new albums are not product to be ranked and dissected and assessed, they are new chapters -- scenes, really -- in the unfolding of my life and do not require any further justification. Even if they were objectively terrible albums (they are not!) it would be almost irrelevant 'cos me and Len and me and Bob, we are way beyond that, you know?…


Posted on December 20, 2012 at 8:30pm — 10 Comments

Chris Altmann & Joe Pug, Red Rattler (Sydney, Australia)

Tremendous night, that was. The Red Rattler which in addition to having admirable social and artistic aims is a cute little space in the inner west rust belt. The bar service was super friendly and the drinks reasonably priced (one schooner and two reds for $12.50). I had something from the tap they were calling Rat's Piss and it was tasty. The attendance only numbered about 30 which is a disgrace Sydney although there was a show at the… Continue

Posted on November 20, 2010 at 5:18pm — 2 Comments

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At 7:37am on January 10, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Amanda,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent comments on a group here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

- Lucca at No Depression

At 9:55pm on March 7, 2009, Dangerbird said…
yeah i'll be heading there with Phelan - another No Depressor.
At 12:49am on March 2, 2009, Dangerbird said…
hey amanda,

you do Flop Eared Mule, right?

you going to Old Crow?

Warren (aka Dangerbird)
At 10:43pm on February 19, 2009, No Depression said…
Hi Amanda - Welcome to the site! Let us if you have any questions or anything seems confusing. Be sure to take a look at the FAQs and feel free to hit us up with any feedback or suggestions. Cheers!


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