Tag Archives: Robin Trower

Gig review: JACK BRUCE: SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE – Tribute Concert Screening – The Curzon, London, 14 May 2018

JACK BRUCE: SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE

Introduced by Scottish DJ Edith Bowman who later anchors a Q&A session, the Kyla Simone Bruce directed ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’ is an aptly titled film. It represents the triumph of the collective spirit over potential adversity, as the musicians … Continue reading

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Album review: DEL BROMHAM BLUES DEVILS – Del Bromham Blues Devils Live

DEL BROMHAM BLUES DEVILS – Del Bromham Blues Devils Live

In May 2018 Pete Feenstra chatted to Del Bromham for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and played tracks from the new album ‘Blues Devils Live’ Self release [Release date 01.05.18] Del Bromham Blues Devils Live’ does what it says on … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROBIN TROWER – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 27 February 2018

ROBIN TROWER - Islington Assembly Hall, London - 27th February 2018

The term living legend should not be lightly used, but in rock circles Robin Trower comes close to that description. With a signature guitar style and playing as well, if not better, than ever, the master craftsman is about to … Continue reading

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Album review: TINSLEY ELLIS – Winning Hand

TINSLEY ELLIS – Winning Hand

Alligator Records [Release date 12.01.18] Tinsley Ellis has long been a dependable roadhouse rocke who is equally happy tearing things up as he is searching for an emotive connection. Following in the slipstream of his last CD the soulful ‘Red … Continue reading

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Album review: ROBIN TROWER – Time And Emotion

ROBIN TROWER – Time And Emotion

Manhaton [Release date: 04.08.17] Imagine those moments when you are at the water’s edge as the tide comes in, and for a passing moment your footprint leaves a lasting impression as the waves recede. Robin Trower’s musical style is very … Continue reading

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Gig review: ERIC GALES BAND & Gary Hoey Band – Nells Jazz & Blues, London, 2 June 2017

Eric Gales #1

This may well be the first time two American label mates who have known each other down the decades make their UK debut’s on the same night. And while the evening brings a sharp contrast in styles, the two guitarists … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROBIN TROWER/Stevie Nimmo – Islington Town Hall, London,18 October 2016

ROBIN TROWER – Islington Town Hall, London,18 October 2016

Everything about tonight is a reminder of a bygone era. From the venue – a good old fashioned town hall with a cranked-up PA and ridiculous volume levels – to the whippersnapper support band Stevie Nimmo and a frisky London … 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: GARY HOEY – Dust & Bones

Gary Hoey - Dust & Bones

Provogue [Release date 29.07.16] ‘Dust & Bones’ is guitarist Gary Hoey’s 20th album, 12 of which are instrumental. It’s all  you might expect from a rock-into-blues guitarist who has made his name by re-invigorating favourite 70’s rock songs with metal … Continue reading

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Album review: JULIAN SAS – Coming Home

Julian Sas - Coming Home

Cavalier [Release date 18.03.16] ‘Coming Home’ is an aptly titled,  solid rock-blues album with southern rock edges and spiritual references. It incorporates Holland’s leading rock-blues guitarist Julian Sas’s penchant for gritty vocals, evocative guitar playing and anthemic blues balladry. It … 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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Album review: ROBIN TROWER – Where You Are Going To

ROBIN TROWER – Where You Are Going To

Manhaton [Release date 06.05.15] You don’t so much listen to a Robin Trower album these days as simply immerse yourself in his grooves. His combination of guitar artistry, syrupy grooves, heartfelt vocals and a constant search for the emotional core … Continue reading

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Album review: NOAH WOTHERSPOON BAND – Mystic Mud

Noah Wotherspoon Band - Mystic Mud

Noah Wotherspoon Band [Release date 16.07.15] The Noah Wotherspoon Band impress with the depth of their songs, their inspirational playing and cool use of dynamics. ‘Mystic Mud’ is a contemporary sounding crossover blues/roots set, but it’s the understated way in which … Continue reading

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Album review: DAVID SINCLAIR FOUR – David Sinclair Four

David Sinclair Four

The Pete Feenstra Feature – David Sinclair (27 December 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Critical Discs [Release date 11.05.15] David Sinclair has assiduously built up a catalogue of impressive songs and raised his profile to the … Continue reading

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Album review: THE MENTULLS – Reflections

THE MENTULLS – Reflections

ProgBlues Music [Release date 10.07.15] The curious thing about prog rock is that what once was a ground breaking musical genre now clearly defines a particular retro period of rock history – arguably the late 60’s to the early 70’s. … Continue reading

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Album review: JIMMY McINTOSH – Jimmy McIntosh And…

JIMMY McINTOSH – Jimmy McIntosh And...

Arizona Club Music [Release date 23.09.14] ‘Jimmy McIntosh And…’ is a thoughtful and well played album that combines blues, fusion, funk, rock and even moments of free form playing, on a dozen tracks with variety, a coherently flow and Jimmy’s … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROBIN TROWER – The Lowry, Salford, 29 March 2015

ROBIN TROWER - The Lowry, Salford, 29 March 2015

Forty years might separate Robin Trower’s biggest success and Joanne Shaw Taylor’s latest album, but both tap into that deep vein of soulful, heart-felt blues rock.  Only this month Trower has become a fully certified elder statesman of rock, celebrating … Continue reading

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News: ROBIN TROWER interview and feature, Sunday 1 March 2015

Robin Trower

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Sunday 1 March 2015, 16:00 GMT Robin Trower releases his latest studio album – ‘Something’s About To Change’ – in March and he’s touring in the UK later in the month. David Randall chatted to … Continue reading

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Album review: ROBIN TROWER – Something’s About To Change

Robin Trower - Something

Robin Trower Special – 1 March 2015 by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Our one-hour radio special was first broadcast on 1 March 2015.  Robin Trower chats to David Randall about his career and chooses some of those … Continue reading

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Album review: AMBERJACKS – Amberjacks

Amberjacks

Self release  [Released 01.02.14] The Dutch band Amberjacks have so much energy that they’re not always sure where to channel it. Their self titled debut album is a roller coaster of heavy stoner rock, with psychedelic proggy colourings and occasional … Continue reading

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