Tag Archives: blues

BEN POOLE – Anytime You Need Me

October 10, 2018

Manhaton 2018 Exploring lighter shade of blue, British artist embraces young segment of his fandom and becomes a heartthrob. There’s logical progression from 2016’s to this album which also deals with temporal matters, yet those who wished that Ben Poole … Continue reading

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THE HARDCHARGERS – Scarecrow

September 24, 2018

Market Square 2018 Frighteningly intense splicing of country tropes onto blues ropes from Norniron’s noisemaking trio. There’s something unsettling about “Scarecrow”: appearing today, when complacency has fuddled the fibers of many a music style, this record rips the cloth of … Continue reading

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ROY BUCHANAN – My Babe

September 15, 2018

Waterhouse 1980 / Angel Air 2018 Dancing the night away, golden-fingered guitarist tries to wave goodbye only to bring home unhappy smile and stay on track. Roy Buchanan died – or was killed – in a prison cell thirty years … Continue reading

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STONE THE CROWS & MAGGIE BELL – Best Of

September 10, 2018

Angel Air 2018 Most prominent moments of Scotland’s finest purveyors of Mississippi blues and its mighty spin-offs – majestically tragic and eternally vibrant. They might be giants, yet this group’s career turned out to be short-lived – or, rather, cut … Continue reading

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STEVE HUNTER – Before The Lights Go Out

August 18, 2018

Deacon 2017 Proponent of six-string versatility opens his family album to display the variety of stunning portraits. It’s a poignant offering that’s all the stronger for the angle of these ten tracks. If found in the company of famous aficionados … Continue reading

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