Tag Archives: folk rock

BLACKBEARD’S TEA PARTY – Leviathan!

June 13, 2018

BTP 2018 Those alive will meet the prophets, those at peace shall see their wake: delivering a solid, if finely textured, contender for the folk rock album of the year, York’s group fathom desperate depths and rapturous abandon. Whaling stories … Continue reading

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ASHGROVE featuring Jerry Donahue & Susan Rey – Sessions

May 12, 2018

Susan Rey 2017 Country-folk’s distinguished highwaymen dust off their favorite tunes to offer another perspective of familiar melodies. It took and Susan Rey more than three decades of friendship to create a joint venture with a collective consciousness and establish … Continue reading

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ALAN SIMON – Songwriter

April 5, 2018

Cherry Red 2017 Forging most famous sword, French auteur opens up much wider vistas for all to admire. To summarize 35 years of continuous creativity in 40 tracks must be a daunting task, yet Alan Simon has never shied away … Continue reading

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STRAWBS – The Ferryman’s Curse

February 18, 2018

Esoteric Antenna 2017 While resolution holds: adversity-defying triumph from English root-rock wanderers. It’s been 47 years since STRAWBS presented the world with an epic “Vision Of The Lady Of The Lake” which shone like a gem on their “Dragonfly” despite … Continue reading

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SONJA KRISTINA – Anthology

December 27, 2017

Curved Air 2017 In the air tonight, Acid Folk Queen rounds up her jewels for more or less comprehensive outlook of a criminally obscure career. Compositions by Carl Orff and Lemmy may seem unlikely bedfellows, and it takes a particular … Continue reading

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