CD Review: The Riotous Brothers ~ The Tree

Riotous Brothers The Tree Independent The third album from The Riotous Brothers, The Tree, is an album with nine original tracks that have been written with a dash of panache and the intention of exposing the talents of the band members.  The Tree starts with Now More Than Ever and Honey Not Vinegar, which does … Read more…

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CD Review: Colosseum ~ Time On Your Side

Colosseum Time On Your Side RUF Records Colosseum’s latest recorded offering Time On Your Side is looking forward as drummer John Hiseman, who co-founded the ground-breaking British group in 1968; “We never try to recreate the past,” This album has a unique sound that refuses to be painted with a music brush of any specific … Read more…

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CD Review: Robbie Hill & The Blues 62’s ~ Price To Pay

Robbie Hill & The Blues 62’s Price To Pay Blues Boulevard Records Robbie Hill hails from Fife and has a reputation as a blues player with a huge potential, understanding, feeling and loving the blues. Building on this he toured around the UK and he then expanded his horizons on the advice of Otis Grand, … Read more…

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CD Review – Vargas Blues Band ~ From The Dark

Vargas Blues Band From The Dark Off Yer Rocka Recordings Javier Vargas fronts the band, his musical influences have been shaped by living in Argentina and Venezuela, moving to the USA and living in Spain. Having played the guitar for most of his life firstly a Spanish Guitar moving onto electric guitar at twelve it … Read more…

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CD Review: Gráinne Duffy ~ Test Of Time

Gráinne Duffy Test Of Time Independent     Gráinne Duffy’s [pronounced Gron-yer] second album Test Of Time brings into your home some amazing singing guitar playing and the band. Many of the tracks included are on the set list when Gráinne and her band hit the stage and entertain you. Test Of Time showcases her … Read more…

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CD Review: Mojo Makers ~ Devils Hands

<strong>Mojo Makers Devils Hands Hypertension Music     Devils Hands, is the follow-up album to Wait Till The Morning released in 2013, this young blues band from Denmark who are making a distinctive sound that is the blues, are not afraid to experiment and add dollops and twists of a myriad of styles, tempo’s and … Read more…

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Sandi Thom ~ Flesh and Blood – CD Review

Sandi Thom Flesh and Blood Guardian Angels Records This, Sandi Thom’s fourth album is full of emotions with the roots embedded in the soil of quality music, the trunk being Country the leaves are full of soul with branches of soul creating a canopy of emotions delivering a mainstream and accessible sound. Opening with Help … Read more…

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Virgil & The Accelerators ~ Army Of Three CD Review and Tour Dates

Virgil & The Accelerators Army Of Three Mystic Records U.K. This is the follow-up studio album to Radium and is raw attitude whether it is from Virgil’s power driven guitar playing, rocky vocals or his brother Gabriel on drums or Jack completing the rhythm section. VATA are an immensely talented and exciting trio of musicians … Read more…

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Mike Zito & The Wheel ~ Gone To Texas – CD Review

Mike Zito & The Wheel Gone To Texas Ruf Records Mike Zito has created a deeply personal album full of thoughtful lyrics and considered skilful guitar playing and his delicious and distinctive vocals a holy trio of skills, lyricist, vocalist and guitarist an amazing depth of skills that have been delivered consistently throughout Gone To … Read more…

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Larry Miller @ The Globe, Cardiff ~ 9th October 2014

Local band Glas were supporting tonight with their take on R&B rollickin’ blues getting the evening off to a great start. The bass and vocalist ensured that every song was lead from the front and the excellent licks and riffs added by James Oliver on guitar gave the band a depth of sound as demonstrated … Read more…

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