The Sharpeez pen a rhythm and blues masterclass

There is a good blend of styles in the lineage of The Sharpeez. In case you are new to them, leader Bill Mead was in a Mod/R’n’B band called Rebel, which was gigging with bands like The Stranglers in the musical melting pot of late 1979. Guitarist Loz Netto also has a history, as he … Read more…

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Matt Edwards Band colour their roots blue

Classing himself as an Alternative Blues Rock artist Matt Edwards has just released his third album and, unlike the first, it is a full (3-piece) band which regale us across the 10 original tracks of Backward Roots. Oxfordshire based Edwards always aims to make the song the focus, rather than the message being lost in … Read more…

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Federal Charm Announce Release Album Passenger

NEW ALBUM “PASSENGER” RELEASED FRIDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018 PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM From FEDERALCHARMSHOP Four-piece rock band Federal Charm are set to release their highly anticipated third studio album “Passenger” on Friday 14th September. Fans who pre-order the album will get the first single “Choke” as a digital free instant grat track. The album can be pre-ordered from FederalCharmShop The CD edition … Read more…

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World Music Day Banjo single revealing another side of Dave Arcari

The forthcoming single from Dave Arcari shows another side of the alt.blues troubadour who is known mainly for his slashing slide guitar work. For Whisky Trail – scheduled for release on World Music Day, Thursday 21 June – showcases Arcari’s banjo playing and a mellower side to his songwriting and performance. It will be available to stream and download via Spotify, Apple Music … Read more…

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The Devon Allman Project September Tour and Answers from Devon

With tickets booked for The Devon Allman Project, touring throughout September and while we wait for September to arrive here are some Questions & Answer’s shared by Devon Allman. Q1. What’s the best gig that you’ve been to in the last five years, or has inspired you the most? David Gilmour in Chicago …holy s**t. … Read more…

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Bad Touch Announces Shake A Leg Headline Tour Plus Record Deal

Bad Touch are pleased to announce they have signed a worldwide album deal with Marshall Records. Their new album, “Shake A Leg”, will be released on Friday 5th October 2018. The band will support the release with their “Shake A Leg” 18-date UK headline tour that starts on Wednesday, October 14th at Newcastle University Union. Planet Rock will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale for the tour on Wednesday … Read more…

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Departed debut EP Listen Once Certainly Not Be Leaving Soon

It may look like Bluesdoodles is arriving late to the Departed party. The EP Departed was released two years ago. I make no apologies this is a young band making waves being heard as Festival and venues delivering the modern sound of Rock n’ Roll. Full of energy, rhythm and style they are keeping the … Read more…

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Dan Israel Explores the release of Freedom on Thirteenth Album

On his thirteenth album and the first release since Minnesota based singer/songwriter, Dan Israel quit his job and became a full-time musician in a world of uncertainty.  Simplistically the album title You’re Free reflects freedom from the constraints of a job. In fact, the whole album is a reflection of now through Dan’s eyes as … Read more…

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Love Lives On in Dana Fuchs helped by Diamond Guitarist

If you have to ‘pay your dues, to sing the blues’, then Dana Fuchs has paid in spades. Yet despite so many family tragedies and life seemingly skewering her at every turn, she continues to use these experiences to colour and inform her music and, hopefully cathartically, feed the emotions into such striking blues and … Read more…

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WaterBear A College for Musicians and Creatives Degrees

 A New College Offering Flexible and Innovative Higher Education for Creative Minds  WaterBear is a new Brighton-based college for musicians and creatives, now accepting applications for courses starting September 2018.  Working in partnership with the University of Chichester, WaterBear offers BA (Hons) and Master of Arts courses for today’s musicians and music industry professionals, including … Read more…

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