Album Review for Minneapolis based singer-songwriter and pianist, Scottie Miller and his band. There are twelve new original tracks on Stay Above Water with this being the Scottie Miller Band's 10th release. Reviewer Adrian Blacklee draws comparisons between Dr John and Scottie, hit the link below to see if you agree. Stay Above Water video included here too.
Album review for Selwyn Birchwood's Pick Your Poison plus the Official video for Guilty Pleasures. Signed to Alligator Records, Birchwood wrote and produced all 13 tracks here which the run the emotional gamut from humour to gospel, and are filled with all the usual high-octane blues and funk that you'd expect from this original and modern-day bluesman. Follow the link to find out more.
Canadian blues artist, Steve Kozak has been turning heads of blues fans in Canada for over thirty years since he first broke onto the Vancouver scene in the mid-eighties. Gaining national recognition in 2013 Kozak won a Maple Blues Award for New Artist of the Year and is a 2017 nominee in Breakout West's Blues Artist of The Year. Read here what The Bishop has to say about his latest album.
Album review, for the new record out by Samantha Fish, Chills & Fevers, out on Ruff Records. Fish has gone for a selection of soul and R 'n' B tunes from the 60's and 70's this time around. The Detroit Cobras and a New Orleans horn section were the bands for this album, reviewer John Mitchell describes this as one of her most distinctive albums. Follow this link to hear the tracks and read more.
This fine album of gut-bucket blues should please any fan of the good old electric-guitar-and-harmonica version of the genre. It’s by turns foot-stompin’ and mournful: If it breaks no new
THE SIMON KENNEDY BAND Make Up Your Mind. LOJO Records. Simon is one of those rare people in music nowadays who want not only to play the blues but, they
STEVE LURY & ANDRES ROOTS Live In Lerwick. Tartan Blues. I have often been asked, mainly by classical and jazz buffs, why I like to listen to different artists take
STEVE HILL Solo Recordings Volume 1 / Solo Recordings Volume 1 1/2. No Label Records. Montreal bluesman Hill won Best Album Of The Year Award back in 2012 with this
STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES Terraplane. New West Records. This is Steve’s sixteenth album and he has focused solely on the blues, this decision came about whilst he was touring
STEPHANIE MANNS Fool Like Me. Independent. This Glaswegian singer/songwriter has been making waves with her brand of folk and blues-laced Americana, and I am pretty sure that this attention will