Tag Archives: folk

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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MURRAY McLAUCHLAN – Hourglass

June 19, 2021

True North 2021 Five decades on since his debut album, elder statesman of Canadian roots rock connects to present issues in order to channel righteousness through an array of arresting tunes. Murray McLauchlan is a legend – perhaps, local to … Continue reading

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DANDO SHAFT – Shadows Across The Moon

June 2, 2021

Happy Trails 1993 / Talking Elephant 2021 British folk unglorified influencers flock to the source for one last hurray. Four albums in seven years, spanning from 1970 to 1977 and bridging a brief breakup gap, is a scarce legacy, which … Continue reading

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PETER KNIGHT’S GIGSPANNER – From Poets To Wives

April 18, 2021

Talking Elephant 2021 Venerated stalwart of British folk rock takes up the hardest task of cherry-picking one of his ensemble’s best moments and serves up the delicious mélange of reels, jigs and other irresistible dances. Those who follow the twisted, … Continue reading

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WALTER HOLLAND – Storyteller: Part II

February 13, 2021

Walter Holland 2020 Californian aficionado of Albion’s musical heritage delves into traditional fare once more and finds glory in the soil of history. It would be easy to say that “Storyteller: Part II” picks up where left off if these … Continue reading

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