Tag Archives: Jerry Garcia

Album review: DE WOLFF – Live & Outta Sight II

De Wolff -  Live & Outta Sight 11

        Mascot Records [Release date 14.06.19] Dutch rock band De Wolff is a contemporary cross-genre band who tap into the moment to produce a varied, but coherent live album with plenty of innovation and spark. Variously described … Continue reading

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Album review: THE MIGHTY BOSSCATS – God Bless America

THE MIGHTY BOSSCATS – God Bless America

Self Release [Release date 01.12.18] ‘God Bless America’ is an album full of colourful narratives – both real and imagined – deep grooves, intricate guitar work and an array of sparkling tones. It invites us to immerse ourselves in a … Continue reading

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Album review: JFKBlue – Rough Round The Edges

JFKBlue – Rough Round The Edges

Busy B [Release date: 05.05.17] ‘Rough Round The Edges’ is an impressive debut album with plenty of depth. It’s born of 11 strong and original tracks that jump out the grooves on the back of emotive vocals and fine band … Continue reading

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Album review: QUINN SULLIVAN – Midnight Highway

QUINN SULLIVAN – Midnight Highway

Provogue [Release date 24.03.17] Best known as Buddy Guy’s protégé, 17 year old Quinn Sullivan’s third album ‘Midnight Highway’ takes a major step up in carving out his own niche in the crossover blues rock-world He’s got the chops, he’s … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SHARPEEZ – Live At The Tuesday Night Music Club

The Sharpeez - Live

Self release [Release date 24.03.17] There’s something reassuring about The Sharpeez brand of retro rhythm & blues that steadfastly refuses to be cowered the industry re-branding of the term r&b. From the band’s high energy, rhythm guitar driven approach, the … Continue reading

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Gig review: KYLA BROX – Relache Festival, Bordeaux, 17 August 2016

KYLA BROX – Relache Festival, Bordeaux, 17 August 2016

There’s a lot to be said for mixing genres on a festival bill, as it provides contrast, dynamism and even brings in a different crowd during the course of 5 hours or more, of rock/blues related music. Tonight’s bill of … Continue reading

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DVD review: LOST SONGS: THE BASEMENT TAPES CONTINUED

LOST SONGS: THE BASEMENT TAPES CONTINUED

Eagle Vision [Release date 25.05.15] ‘The Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued’ is a publishers dream. Take a bunch of recently discovered and unrecorded Dylan songs from the legendary ‘Basement Tapes’ era, get a bunch of cross-generational roots artists and … Continue reading

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Album review: ERJA LYYTINEN – Live In London

ERJA LYYTINEN – Live In London

Tuohi [Release date 08.06.15] Erja Lyytinen matches her excellent guitar playing with wide ranging material that broadens the blues canvas to take in a much wider perspective. She’s a strong lyricst who imbues her songs with deep emotion and meaning, … Continue reading

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Album review: J.HOUSTON BAND – The Hunter

J.Houston Band - The Hunter

CD Baby [Released 24.04.14] Canadian soft rock outfit the J.Houston Band combine heartfelt lyrics with mid tempo rock and Americana on a song driven album in search of a decent producer. ‘The Hunter’ grows on you with repeated plays, but the … Continue reading

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DVD review: MOVE ME BRIGHTLY – A Documentary Concert Film Celebrating Jerry Garcia’s 70th Birthday

Eagle Vision [Release date 28.1013] ‘Move Me Brightly’ is a trimmed version of an original 5 hour web cast of a concert organised by Bob Weir to celebrate what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 70th birthday. The 2 hours and … Continue reading

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Album review: I SEE HAWKS IN L.A. – Mystery Drug

I See Hawks In L.A.

Blue Rose Records [Release date: 01.05.13] Alt-country outfit I See Hawks In L.A. are “dabblers” says their guitarist Paul Lacques. “There really are about 20 different ways to chop up country roots music”, he adds, while singer Rob Waller summarizes … Continue reading

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