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Album review: CONNOR SELBY – Made Up My Mind

CONNOR SELBY – Made Up My Mind

3Ms Records [Release date 07.09.18] With a soulful wash of blues, r&b, funk and nascent songcraft, Connor Selby works hard to pull together an album that slowly, but surely unveils his own imprint He’s a white boy soul singer with … Continue reading

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Gig review: THORBJORN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 14 November 2016

THORBJORN RISAGER THE BLACK TORNADO – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 14 November 2016

Just like their viking history, Danish bues-rockers Thorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado came, saw, conquered by funking up the house with a high energy show that breathes fresh life into the big band blues review format. With a name … Continue reading

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Gig review: NEWARK BLUES FESTIVAL – Newark Castle, 11 September 2016

NEWARK BLUES FESTIVAL – Newark Castle, 11 September 2016

In this two-hour special Pete Feenstra plays some of those acts appearing at the 2016 Newark Blues Festival and some of the award-winners.  First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 13 September 2016. It’s one of those days in … 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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Album review: THORBJØRN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO – Songs From The Road

THORBJØRN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO - Songs From The Road

Ruf [Release date 25.09.15] If ever there was ever a case to be made for a European blues band emulating or surpassing their American counterparts, then you need look no further than Denmark’s Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado. ‘Songs … Continue reading

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Album review: JOE BONAMASSA – Different Shades Of Blue

Mascot/Provogue [release date 22.09.14] My granddad always told me to read the small print, so having read that this was Joe’s first self penned album for years, I checked the afore mentioned small print to discover that he’s spent time … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLUES FEST 2014 – Royal Albert Hall, London, 28 October 2014

Georgie Fame - Blues Fest 2014, Royal Albert Hall, London, 28 October 2014

An afternoon session at the Albert Hall for the 2014 Blues Fest was a pleasant surprise, as the old building opened its doors to some of smaller rooms to house a wide array of exciting blues talent. Perhaps it was … Continue reading

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Album review : THE RIOTOUS BROTHERS – The Tree

THE RIOTOUS BROTHERS – The Tree

Riotous Brothers [Release date 26.02.14] ‘The Tree’ is the Riotous Brothers third album and it’s a notable step forward for the Mash Sonnet/Paul Long songwriting partnership. The duo contributes 7 co-writes and 3 solo efforts that combine good melodies with … Continue reading

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Album review: Album review: THORBJØRN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO – Too Many Roads

THORBJORN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO – Too Many Roads

Ruf [Release date 21.03.14] This is arguably the most original and impressive blues related album since Moreland & Arbuckle ‘7 Cities’ last summer. Denmark’s Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado have cut a blues related album in the sense of it … Continue reading

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Interview with OLI BROWN – 25 November 2013

Oli Brown

Having worked most of his career as part of his own band – including a UK tour with John Mayall and a recent high profile European tour with Joe Satriani – the multi-award winning guitarist and singer, Oli Brown takes … Continue reading

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