Tag Archives: Frankie Miller

Album review: GERRY JABLONSKI & THE ELECTRIC BAND – Live Trouble

GERRY JABLONSKI & THE ELECTRIC BAND – Live Trouble

Gerry Jablonski [Release date 02.12.16] The fact that Gerry Jablonski & The Electric Band chose Poland to cut a live album tells you all you need to know about the relentless road work that this Scottish band have undertaken in … Continue reading

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Album review: HEATH GREEN & THE MAKESHIFTERS

HEATH GREEN & THE MAKESHIFTERS

Okay, this is the shit. From the chugging opening bars of “Out to the City”, and that voice – close your eyes and tell me Frankie Miller isn’t back in the house. This is swampy Americana at its finest from … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE SUMMERS – Rainmakin’

Steve Summers - Rainmakin

Casket Music [Release date 22.04.16] Steve Summer is a veteran studio guitarist with an enduring love for the niche British rock/blues market. ‘Rainmakin’ is strong on riffs, bursting solos, well crafted material and exuberantly played covers, that will appeal to … Continue reading

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Gig review: VINTAGE TROUBLE – 02 Forum, London,17 November 2015

VINTAGE TROUBLE – 02 Forum, London,17 November 2015

While Vintage Trouble front man Ty Taylor never actually mutters the immortal phrase ‘get on up’ – he frequently uses the line ‘I can’t even hear you’- he shares much in common with late godfather of soul, James Brown. There’s … Continue reading

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Album review: PAUL COX – Man Out Of Time

PAUL COX – Man Out Of Time

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Paul Cox (5 July 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Note [Release date 10.09.15] We may live in an age of instant downloads where music consumers immediately want to listen to their … Continue reading

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Gig review: SPIKE’S FREE HOUSE – The Borderline, London, 7 June 2015

SPIKE

Quireboys singer Spike is on a mission to bring the work of one of his big influences, gravel voiced Scottish singer Frankie Miller, to a wider audience, much in the same way that Joe Elliott has championed Ian Hunter and … 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: NEVER THE BRIDE – Jealousy

Never The Bride - Jealousy

Lock Stock And Barrel [Release date 29.12.14] Never The Bride are back with their most accessible album ever, the hard hitting but musically slick ‘Jealousy’. The band tells us it’s ‘A Tribute to Transatlantic Rock and Blues Pioneers’, and its … Continue reading

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Album review: JIMMY BARNES – Hindsight

Jimmy Barnes - Hindsight

Provogue [Release date  27.10.14] While there’s still a healthy roll call of artists who can look back on a 30 year recording career, few of them still retain the fire and range of Australia’s adopted Scotsman Jimmy Barnes. ‘Hindsight’ is full … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – 02 Academy 2, Islington, London, 22 September 2014

JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – 02 Academy 2, Islington, London, 22 September 2014

Joanne Shaw Taylor may be a consummate guitar playing rocking blues artist, but she constantly defies expectations with wide ranging material and a live show that always seeks to achieve more. Tonight’s ‘secret’, invite-only album launch of ‘The Dirty Truth’ … Continue reading

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Album review: JIM STAPLEY – Long Time Coming

Jim Stapley - Long Time Coming

Mita  [Released 13.10.14] If you pair together a young up and coming singer-songwriter with a veteran rock producer sparks will surely fly. Jim Stapley is no ordinary singer and Tony Visconti is an A-list producer, and ‘Long Time Coming’ is … Continue reading

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Interview with JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – 27 September 2013

‘One night, one shot, no safety net’, such was the background to Joanne Shaw Taylor’s eagerly anticipated live album and DVD. Surprisingly perhaps, it’s her first live album in a career built on the back of incendiary live shows that … Continue reading

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Album review: JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – Songs From The Road

Ruf [Release date 04.11.13] There’s nothing like a live album to deliver the bacon. I don’t mean a doctored product with overdubs and the like, but simply a live recording with an expectant audience, a hot band and the recording … Continue reading

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