CD REVIEW: URBAN SOUL

May 31, 2017

URBANITY URBAN SOUL Alfi Records Soul jazz Simple, memorable melodies rather than explosive, dazzling, rapid-fire exhibitions of technique are at the heart of the music guitarist Albert Dadon, aka Albare, and keyboards player Phil Turcio […]

CD Review: Starlite Campbell Band

March 27, 2017

Starlite Campbell Band Blueberry Pie Supertone Records Blues/R&B Starlite Campbell is a UK outfit fronted by Suzy Starlite and partner Simon Campbell, and Blueberry Pie is an album that has been proving particularly popular with […]

CD REVIEW: EARPROJECTOR – AVANT-POP DIRT

January 7, 2017

Independent/Artist’s site Every kind of Indie and beyond Eleven tracks, 11 different styles held together only by the voice of singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, engineer and producer Raman Menon AKA Earprojector, who, apart from the odd […]

CD REVIEW: TINSLEY ELLIS – RED CLAY SOUL

December 3, 2016

Heartfixer Music/The Planet Company Southern blues-rock The “red clay” part of this album’s title refers to the embankments travellers will encounter in America’s southeast, while, as the proudly Georgia-based Ellis points out, “Georgia is where […]

CD REVIEW: RED SKY – MOON HOOCH

December 2, 2016

HBGR10CD b/c 0020286221678 PPD $15.59 FIRM CD HBGR10LP b/c 0020286221685 PPD $25.00 FIRM 2LP MEGAFORCE Calling their sound “Cave Music..like house music, but more primal,” they are a riveting combination of EDM, indie rock, hip-hop […]

CD REVIEW: STEWART PETERS – KEEP ON RUNNING

December 1, 2016

Soundshed Music/Independent Singer-songwriter/folk/country/rock/pop Peters served his “apprenticeship” not only as a session musician but also an engineer at Albert Studios in its golden era when it was pretty much the domain of Harry Vanda and […]

BACKTRACK BLUES BAND – WAY BACK HOME

November 25, 2016

FLAMING CHEESE/PLANET CO. Blues Taking their name from a Little Walter song, Florida-based Backtrack Blues Band have been performing together continuously since 1980. Lead singer/harmonica player Sonny Charles is the band’s chief songwriter, Kid Royal […]

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