Music News (Reviews)
The Dead South - Illusion & Doubt
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:05:00 Z
So I’m blown Away by this album from The Dead South. Folk & Bluegrass with no sense of holding back or keeping to tradition.
Joe Bonamassa - Brighton Centre
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:00:00 Z
As with every gig I have seen him perform he shows that he loves the music and is as invested in it as his audience is. A brilliant night.
Shaun Kelly & The Returned Gifts - The Boy On The Bench
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:44:00 Z
Bright and enthusiastic melodic pop – excellent playing and songs that really catch the ear. What’s not to like?
Don McLean - Botanical Gardens
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:13:00 Z
It is probably his best work for many years, not perfect but filled with elements of wonder and intrigue
The Clams - The Jameson, Hammersmith
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:14:00 Z
This band is formed of five Clams and having lain hidden for years tonight was the night to dust off the sand, crank up the valve amps and open up to the world.
Magical Beasts - Peninsula
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:02:00 Z
Peninsula is a concept album which drops in on its characters in various states of evolution/devolution as they try to find their way in the world and grow as people.
Alabama 3 - Limelight, Belfast
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:23:00 Z
This gig proved to be a very early kick off for the Alabama 3 posse with the band taking to the stage promptly at 8.30pm.
Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester - Tchuss Jazz Era
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:20:00 Z
The Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester has put together a sensational record that not only revitalizes both big band and fusion but also spawns something entirely new.
Healing Spells - Past Lives
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:31:00 Z
The latest album from Tokyo electronic artist Healing Spells finds itself at the crossroads of old world mysticism and new world technological soundscapes.
Calum Scott - Only Human
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:00:00 Z
Amazingly three years have passed since Hull songsmith Calum Scott appeared on Britain's Got Talent and stole hearts with his soulful vocals. A year later he reached #2 on the UK Singles Chart with his emotional reworking of Robyn's epic anthem Dancing On My Own. 2016 saw him nominated for the Best Single at the Brit Awards and teased his début album, with the impressive single Rhythm Inside. With baby steps taken each year towards a fully fledged career as a recording artist, his dedicated and loyal fan base are ready and waiting for his début album, which finally arrives in the shape of Only Human.
Straw Family - Family Matters
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:16:00 Z
Not my usual fare but there is something rather charming about the sound of the Straw Family - 4 musicians and singers from the same family and a 3-man rhythm band.
C2C Festival - Country To Country Festival
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:13:00 Z
Kicking off Country to Country's Saturday festivities was 2017's breakout artist Luke Combs. The North Carolina native
Toto - Mediolanum Forum, Milano
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:29:00 Z
Toto hit Milan halfway through their ’40 Trips Around The Sun Tour’, a celebration of 40 years of music for the masses
Martika - Martika's Kitchen (2018 Reheated Edition)
Sun, 11 Mar 2018 03:38:00 Z
Reissue of Madonna-like second album from Martika, with a little help from Prince.
Ian Siegal - All The Rage
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 13:27:00 Z
This feels like Ian Siegal in his natural habitat, fronting a band of compadres and with the freedom to play in many different forms and I would have to say it is one of the best from him in years.
John Mayall - Three For The Road
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 23:32:00 Z
As one of the doyens of the Blues scene, with a career that spans over 60 years, John Mayall is still playing to admiring and enthusiastic crowds and still playing with sass and verve.
The Kris Barras Band - The Divine And Dirty
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:40:00 Z
I really like this album for its honesty and emotional integrity – I think this will be on my decks for some time to come.
Jimi Hendrix - Both sides of the sky
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 Z
Hendrix: Back from the dead (again)
Datarock - Face the brutality
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 Z
This aural love-letter to the ‘The 80s’ isn’t over, they’re just getting going.
Equals - Letter To Leave
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 16:52:00 Z
East-London Electronic Soul duo 'Equals' - James Low and Ade Omotayo - have unveiled their compellingly groovy, yet complex new