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MUDDY MANNINEN – Long Player

May 26, 2018

Muddy Manninen 2017 Uncoupled from acclaimed twin-barrel unit, venerable six-string-slinger accomplishes a solo mission – with great gusto and a posse of guests. Ain’t no prize for guessing what Jyrki Manninen’s chosen genre is, even though his stylistic range has … Continue reading

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MYLES GOODWYN – And Friends Of The Blues

April 15, 2018

Linus 2018 Venerated Canadian winemaker finds an eternal source of heady delights and invites good company to share a cup with. It’s a pattern to warrant an artist’s longevity, to release a solo record every twenty years. Myles Goodwyn, the … Continue reading

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HOT ‘N’ NASTY – Dirt

April 7, 2018

Hot ‘N’ Nasty 2018 When “going South” doesn’t mean “going south”: Dortmund drifters deliver their third dispatch for the break of day. Blues know no hurry, and this German quartet are well aware of how long it would take to … Continue reading

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MICK CLARKE – Bent Frets

April 6, 2018

Rockfold 2018 Board out of shape but not bored out of mind: blues maven delivers one of the finest albums in his five-decade long career. This album’s predecessor was called to make obvious the fact that ain’t gonna stop searching … Continue reading

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STRAY – All In Your Mind – The Transatlantic Years 1970-1974

February 24, 2018

Transatlantic 1970-1974 / Esoteric 2017 Inaugural glory of English venerable ensemble who serve up imaginative simplicity with a spear and a smile. Though might be STRAY’s final album, they’re still too active to be deemed fallen heroes, yet the quartet … Continue reading

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