Category Archives: Digital only

EP review: MICK PINI / AUDIO54 – Pastoral

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Self release [Release date: 28.02.22] There’s nothing like a creative surge of energy to bring fresh reward. And so it that blues veteran Mick Pini revels in his new found collaboration with indie producer Craig Marshall (aka Audio 54), to … Continue reading

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Album review: JAMIE’S GUNS – Sex, Drugs & Weapons of War

JAMIE'S GUNS – Sex, Drugs & Weapons of War

Facebook [Release date 04.01.22] This band was one of my lucky finds in 2021, when I spotted the debut self-titled album in the NWOCR Facebook group, and I have been sharing their music far and wide ever since, whilst eagerly … Continue reading

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Album review: KITT WAKELEY – Symphony Of Sinners And Saints

KITT WAKELEY - Symphony Of Sinners And Saints

Website An interesting mix here, and following on nicely from Kitt Wakeley’s previous album, this is a high energy programmed sounding orchestral rock, with very big (almost TSO like) production. Imagine, if you will, a synth pop band going orchestral, … Continue reading

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Album review: SKINNY KNOWLEDGE – Don’t Turn Out the Lights

SKINNY KNOWLEDGE – Don’t Turn Out the Lights

Self-release [Release date 05.03.21] Bournemouth based rockers, Skinny Knowledge deliver a frankly, awesome debut album that oozes attitude with great energy and a message to all those that are shallow or judgemental in our society – take note of the … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SWEET – Isolation Boulevard

THE SWEET – Isolation Boulevard

Website [Release date 18.12.20] First recordings by the revamped Sweet line-up that sees original member guitarist Andy Scott and long serving drummer Bruce Bisland joined by bassist/backing vocalist Lee Small (Phenomena, Shy, Lionsheart) and vocalist Paul Manzi (Cats In Space, … Continue reading

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Album review: ERROL LINTON – No Entry

ERROL LINTON – No Entry

Bra$$dog Records [Release date 02.10.20] Normally our blues maestro Pete Feenstra would be waxing lyrical I am sure on this release, however I like a little traditional blues now and then, something Errol Linton is steeped in. Errol has releases … Continue reading

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Album review: ALAN HULL – Alright On The Night (Live At Clifton Poly 1975)

ALAN HULL - Alright On The Night (Live At Clifton Poly 1975)

Singsong Music [Release date 18.05.20] This digital reissue from Singsong Music features an Alan Hull solo concert, originally recorded for Radio Trent at Nottingham’s Clifton Poly on 17th November 1975. It has been mastered from the original tapes and sounds … Continue reading

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Album review: ROD CLEMENTS – Stamping Ground

ROD CLEMENTS – Stamping Ground

Singsong Music [Release date 28.08.20] To mark the 20th anniversary of Lindisfarne founder member Rod Clements’s solo album “Stamping Ground”, Singsong Music are making it available again on digital platforms. The album is entirely self-penned (or co-written) and begins with … Continue reading

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