Altered Five Blues Band amp it up on Ten Thousand Watts this is a band that knows the blues and how to entertain us with variations aplenty. Thoroughly enjoyable
Gerald McClendon invites us all on Let’s Have A Party a great listen, especially if your blues lean toward the soulful spectrum, backed by superb musicianship throughout.
Rodd Bland pays tribute on Live On Beale Street a great listen when your soul craves some soul; this is a fitting tribute to a great performer and obviously assembled with love.
Mark Cameron moves Back From The Edge a great listen with variation, imagination and skill shining through on every song and plenty of blues to enjoy along the way too.
Highlights for Your Monday Words & Music 12th July a Smörgåsbord of delights new music and Doodle-zine submissions open again.
Debbie Bond crosses Blues Without Borders - an exceedingly well put together album with quality laced through every note a great listen
Parabellum Shredding with Yngwie Malmsteen a great listen:a great listen: Like most of Yngwie’s work, each track is genius but, unless you are a total shred fan, it can become a bit too much in one sitting; I find I appreciate his skills more by liberally sprinkling my favourites throughout my rock playlists so that the barrage of notes can be analysed, appreciated and enjoyed.
Crobot procreate and Rat Child is issued varied, tasty rock that is cliche free, this is quality with a capital Q: pity it’s just an EP.
Highlights for Your Monday Words & Music 28th June Doodle-zine submissions open plus music videos, tours and album reviews galore
Johnny Never recreates the Blue Delta a great listen, especially for the dazzling guitar skills on display throughout a very authentic blues album.