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Album review: MOLLIE MARRIOTT – Truth Is A Wolf

Mollie Marriott - Truth Is A Wolf

In the first hour of his weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, David Randall chatted to Mollie Marriott and played tracks from her album.  First broadcast Sunday 1 October, 22:00 GMT. More information Amadeus Music [Release date 03.11.17] … Continue reading

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Album review: HAT FITZ AND CARA – After The Rain

HAT FITZ AND CARA – After The Rain

Self release [Release date: 11.11.16] The Irish-Australian duo of Hat Fitz and Cara stand out among their contemporaries because of their hill country grooves, their bluesy minimalism, some well crafted folky songs, occasional great hooks and an essential contrasting dynamic … Continue reading

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Gig review: BETH HART/Colin James – Royal Festival Hall, London, 23 November 2016

BETH HART/Colin James – Royal Festival Hall, London, 23 November 2016

It isn’t just her remarkable voice and emotive songs, let alone her vivacious stage presence that marks Beth Hart out as special, it’s much more than that. She’s a force of nature and a previously troubled soul who has dragged … 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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Album review: JON HERINGTON – Adult Entertainment

JON HERINGTON – Adult Entertainment

CD Baby [Release date 14.06.16] Jon Herington is best known as the guitarist in Steely Dan for the last 16 years, yet he’s also managed to carve out his own solo career that stretches back to 1992. ‘Adult Entertainment’ – … Continue reading

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Album review: BETH HART – Fire On The Floor

Beth Hart - Fire On The Floor

Pete Feenstra chatted to Beth Hart for his Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, first broadcast 16 October 2016. This hour special includes tracks from the album ‘Fire On The Floor’. More information Provogue [Release date 14.10.16] Beth … Continue reading

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Album review: ROGER CHAPMAN – Peaceology

Roger Chapman - Peaceology

Hypertension [Release date 24.11.14] ‘Peaceology’ is a successfully re-mastered version of the 2007 Americana influenced album ‘One More Time For Peace’. It comes with a new title, new art work, three new tracks and a completely different running order that … 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: RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS – You Asked For It…Live!

Alligator [Released 08.07.14] It’s hard not to warm to the award winning harp player Rick Estrin’s style. His understated humour and wry lyrics are backed up by stellar harp playing and real showmanship. He’s prospered since taking over The Nightcats … Continue reading

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Album review: DAVID MIGDEN & THE TWISTED ROOTS – Animal & Man

Blues Boulevard [Released 10.10.14] On ‘Hunters Moon’, David Migden sings: “I walk the hills on my own, I’ve hunted down all that is flesh and bone, An arrow and a bow, I have a knife in my hand, I carved a … Continue reading

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Album Review: ROBERT CRAY – In My Soul

Robert Cray - In My Soul

Provogue [Release date 31.03.14] He may be a 5 times Grammy Award Winner and the youngest living artist to be inducted into the ‘Blues Hall Of Fame’, but Robert Cray is always looking for a fresh and meaningful context for … Continue reading

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Album review: NO SINNER – Boo Hoo Hoo

No Sinner - Boo Hoo Hoo

Provogue [Release date 14.01.14] ‘Boo Hoo Hoo’ is an impressive debut album from Canadian rock-blues band No Sinner. The Vancouver based quartet readily venture beyond their core genres to explore rock, blues, soul, jazz, garage rock and jam band sensibilities, … Continue reading

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Album review: ALBANY DOWN – Not Over Yet

Albany Down - Not Over Yet

AD Recordings Ltd [Release date 8.04.13] Albany Down draw on deeply entrenched classic rock influences, contemporary production values and impressive song craft to suggest a bright future. The album title ‘Not Over Yet, could just as easily refer to rock … Continue reading

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Album review: BETH HART & JOE BONAMASSA – Seesaw

Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa

Provogue [Release date: 20.05.13] One part rock chick and one part soul singer, ‘Seesaw’ finds Beth Hart settling in as an MOR interpretive singer with a nice lines in story telling. She’s both emotive and evocative on some well sourced … Continue reading

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