Tag Archives: singer-songwriter

JAMES LEE STANLEY – Without Susie

April 22, 2019

Beachwood 2019 American folk polymath goes anonymous for an arresting road map of emotional trip. Although this artist has been around for forty-odd years and his early efforts saw Larry Carlton and Jim Gordon helping bring their friend’s music to … Continue reading

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BEAU – Damascus Road

April 5, 2019

Cherry Red 2019 Five decades on since his debut, Beau’s tuneful epistles remain ever-relevant and increasingly acidic. “It’s merely a drama by some other name”: this Shakespearean statement could summarize the album Trevor Midgley considers a personal milestone. Could – … Continue reading

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NATHAN IGNACIO – A Step Behind

November 26, 2018

IAC 2018 Californian singer-songwriter looks over the hills and far away to lay his feeling on the line. “Don’t hide the melodies from your soul,” intones this Modesto artist in the desperate title track of his debut record, and that’s … Continue reading

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DIRK HAMILTON BAND – Live At The Palms

November 11, 2018

IAC 2018 From California to Texas, all-American trobadour brings his diary to the stage. “Remember to follow up on hunches as long as you’re here”: this line of an old Dirk Hamilton’s song is a summary of his creative method. … Continue reading

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BEAU – Rattle The Asylum Bars

May 24, 2018

Cherry Red 2018 12-string Quixote states there’s no rest for the wicked until the wrongs of this world are righted. Another year, another album from Beau; another tear the singer-songwriter’s shedding for this mortal coil, another smile to encourage it … Continue reading

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