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Album review: THE VOODOO SHEIKS – Unstoppable

THE VOODOO SHEIKS – Unstoppable

775402 Records DK [Release date 13.07.18] ‘Unstoppable’ is The Voodoo Sheiks’ 3rd album in 8 years and continues their quest to cement their unique style on the rhythm and blues circuit. It’s arguably their best album so far. It’s solid, … Continue reading

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Album review: ROBERT CRAY – 4 Nights of 40 Years Live

ROBERT CRAY – 4 Nights of 40 Years Live

Mascot [Release date 04.09.15] In an age where volume, speed and showmanship dominate, Robert Cray is here to remind us of the value of heartfelt lyrics, a resonant tone and a soulful singer’s ability to explore every nuance of the … Continue reading

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Gig review: KING KING – Jazz Cafe, London, 6 May 2015

KING KING - Jazz Cafe, London, 6 May 2015

These are good times for King King. The band sits at the top of the blues charts with ‘Reaching For The Light’ and this official album launch comes right in the middle of a hugely successful tour. They’ve sharpened their … Continue reading

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Album Review: TEXAS CANNONBALLS – Texas Cannonballs

Rock ‘n Roll Saves [Release Date: 2013] ‘Texas Cannonballs’ is both the name of a band and an album that rocks out with pounding, dirt in the tracks grooves. From the opening rumbustious ‘Fly Away’ to the laid back Stones … Continue reading

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Album Review: GROOVE-A-MATICS – Keep It Clean

Self release [Release Date: 02.09.13] Newcastle’s Groove-A-Matics wear their musical influences on their sleeve. The band’s name is writ large on the opening groove of ‘Way Of The World’, which could easily fit into an early Fab-T Birds album. Impressive … Continue reading

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Album review: JIMMIE VAUGHAN – Reissues

      Repertoire Records [Release date 05:2013] Perhaps only Jimmy Vaughan could cut a trio of albums that started with a nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album Award (‘Strange Pleasure’) , nearly won the Best Rock Instrumental Performance Award for … Continue reading

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