BELASCO – Transmuting

Maybe Records

Belasco release their latest album some six years after their last one and they have the legendary Tom Allom (Black Sabbath/Judas Priest) mixing the album. The band have certainly built up a following since starting in 2000.

The album mixes big production anthems like the single ‘Moves Like Waves’ with the more indie rock of say ‘Poor Man’ and ‘Who Do You Love’, both of sounds a lot like the Tragically Hip meets R.E.M. in their IRS years. Bizarrely for a UK band they sound more American, and they have a knack of  making even their quieter moments like ‘Eyes’ sound like they have a big band playing rather than the three piece they are.

Interesting album, would appeal to fans of the aforementioned bands and the Smashing Pumpkins.


Jason Ritchie


The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk was streamed on Sunday 22 November.

More about Josh:

David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 15 November 2020.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 17 November 2020

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Featured Albums w/c 23 November (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 JEFF SCOTT SOTO Wide Awake (In My Dreamland) (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 LAZARUS DREAM Alive (Pride & Joy Music)
14:00-16:00 RONAN FURLONG The King Of Leaves (Thoroughbred Music)

Power Plays w/c 23 November (Mon-Fri)

L.A. GUNS All That You Are (Golden Robot Records)
THE DUST CODA Limbo Man (Earache)
IRON SAVIOR Souleater (AFM Records)
IVY GOLD This Is My Time (indie)

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