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ALISON SOLO – Plutonian

July 28, 2020

Alison Solo 2020 Vancouver vanisher varnishes her raw nerve with arresting tunes yet, in search of identity, never stays in one place “Won’t you pray,” implores Ms Solo at the end of this album, and she doesn’t do so either, … Continue reading

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GARY FLETCHER – River Keeps Flowing

July 6, 2020

Repertoire 2019 Venturing beyond the genre he’s most known for and delivering a riveting travelogue, THE BLUES BAND veteran uncovers another type of roots. Gary Fletcher has two kinds of driver in him, rolled into one. When he’s behind the … Continue reading

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HARVEY DALTON ARNOLD – Stories To Live Up To

June 12, 2020

Music Maker 2020 Laying down the law of blues, Southern rock stalwart delivers the defining album of his entire career. “This cold and lonesome feelin’ has got to go,” sang Harvey Dalton Arnold back in 1977, but it’s this sensation … Continue reading

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CRYSTAL SHAWANDA – Church House Blues

June 8, 2020

True North 2020 From Ontario to Tennessee, the force-of-nature singer tightens her grip on the world’s temper. For all her versatility as a vocalist, Crystal Shawanda is most comfortable with what she sublimely defined on 2014’s “The Whole World’s Got … Continue reading

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SARI SCHORR – Live In Europe

April 13, 2020

Manhaton 2020 Closing her first phase, feisty American artist reports back from the other side of Atlantic. There’s a lot of white ladies on the blues scene but most of them lack passion, yet that’s what Sari Schorr provides in … Continue reading

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