Tag Archives: The Band

Album review: THE ALLMAN BETTS BAND – Down To The River

The Allman Betts Band - Down To The River

BMG [Release 28.06.19] The Allman Betts Band don’t so much reinvent the wheel as relive subliminal snapshots of the band’s musical antecedents. They formed on the 50th anniversary of the first Allman Brothers gig and brought with them a weight … Continue reading

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Album review: JAWBONE – Jawbone

Jawbone

Pete Feenstra chatted to Marcus Bonfanti about Jawbone for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and playing tracks from the new album. Self Release [Release date 09.11.18] Jawbone take their name from a song from The Band’s self-titled 1969 second album, … Continue reading

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Gig review: JAWBONE – 02 Islington Academy, London, 12 September 2018

JAWBONE – 02 Islington Acadamy, London, 12 September 2018

And so to Jawbone, a new roots rock band with some familiar faces. Jawbone isn’t so much a case of old wine in new bottles, as a thoughtful and musically excellent quartet exploring a new significant context for their collective … Continue reading

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Album review: THE DELLA GRANTS – Live Sessions

THE DELLA GRANTS – Live Sessions

Self release [Release date 22.11.17] Whether or not The Della Grants take their name from Muddy Waters grandmother or the American roots reggae singer Della Grant, there’s certainly a musical meeting of minds on an album that references blues, soul … Continue reading

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Album review: ANTHONY ROSANO AND THE CONQUEROOS – Anthony Rosano And The Conqueroos

ANTHONY ROSANO AND THE CONQUEROOS

Self release [Release date 11.04.17] Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos hail from Virginia, so presumably the decision to hook up with producer/guitarist Mike Zito and high profile engineer David Ferrell and record in New Orleans was in the hope that … Continue reading

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Album review: THE OUTSIDERS UK – Everything’s Gone Vintage

The Outsiders UK - Everything

Planet Records UK [Release date 24.06.16] The Outsiders UK hail from Lancashire. They are a reformed band who after a 15 year hiatus take great delight in mining some of the best musical of influences of the early 70s’s. Originally … Continue reading

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Album review: HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND – Demolition Day

HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND – Demolition Day

Ruf [Release date 08.07.16] Honey Island Swamp Band take their name from the Eastern part of Louisiana, a bayou area that infuses their music with a broad based outlook. It’s rare in the rock/blues world to come across an album … Continue reading

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Album review: SOULSTACK – Soulstack

Soulstack

Stack-O-Soul  [Release date 18.06.15] ‘Soulstack’ is a song driven, soulful roots-rock album with plenty of feel, by a band that is at its best when it stretches out. And therein lies a slight problem, because in their efforts to present polished … Continue reading

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Album review: FISCHER’S FLICKER – Fornever And Never

FISCHER

Lavender Kartydid Music [Release date 15.08.15] ‘Fornever And Never’ by Chicago Fisher’s Flicker is a bewildering musical journey that reflects its leader’s Scott Fischer’s eclectic musical background. Described by his PR as a ‘a vast musical amusement park’, Scott Fischer … 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: DEVON ALLMAN – Ragged & Dirty

Album review: DEVON ALLMAN – Ragged & Dirty

Ruf [Release date 20.10.14] ‘Ragged & Dirty’ takes its inspiration from the late Luther Allison’s funky wah-wah driven title track and provides Devon Allman with his overdue moment in the solo spotlight. It’s a chunky, funky, gritty example of the … Continue reading

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RINGO STARR & HIS ALL STARR BAND – The Anthology…So Far 1989-2000

(3CD) Eagle Rock 2012 This is a re-issue of the original 2001 release that featured songs from ‘Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band’ (1990), ‘Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Volume 2: Live From Montreux’ (1993) and ‘Ringo Starr … Continue reading

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