Tag Archives: acoustic

PAUL BRETT & GORDON GILTRAP – Raven Reflections

August 18, 2021

Cherry Red 2021 Uncovering many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, legends of British rock concentrate on tone to stress the beauty of a tune. Gordon Giltrap and Paul Brett are well-known for their electric flurries yet famous … Continue reading

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THE WALK-A-BOUT – Afterglow

March 24, 2021

Shred The Evidence 2021 Unplugging their charge to heighten the listener’s sensuality, Australian-American quintet serve up a translucent images of two unexpected songs. If the gist of walkabout is to search for one’s self, this ensemble seek their identity in … Continue reading

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MATT SMITH – Parlor

November 19, 2020

6 String Ranch 2020 Carpe diem on unplugged terms: Texan six-stringer gives a new lease of life to a tuneful heirloom. Here’s the sort of record one would expect from Matt Smith after looking up the Austin artist’s profile, wherein … Continue reading

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THE PRETTY THINGS – Bare As Bone, Bright As Blood

September 28, 2020

Madfish 2020 Vulnerable but hard as steel, stalwarts of British rhythm-and-blues bring it on home and take their bow with a lot of grace. When THE PRETTY THINGS left the stage after their last concert in December 2018, everyone knew … Continue reading

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PEPPINO D’AGOSTINO – ConneXion

March 16, 2020

Peppino D’Agostino 2020 “X” marking the spot, Sicilian axeman’s exquisite pieces seek out a route to one psyche. It’s telling that, decades after his crossing the Atlantic, Peppino D’Agostino is still perceived as Italian musician, because European classical tradition still … Continue reading

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