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Track: Louis Antoniou – Lonesomeville/I Let the Rain Fall Hard

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Classic Compilation: B. B. King – His Definitive Greatest Hits

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Album Review: Son Volt – Notes Of Blue

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If you’re a fan of Chris Pierce and the Los Angeles-based artist’s various musical outlets – we certainly are – then we’ve got a treat for you today. Two of them, actually. We premiered the video for his side-project trio Leon Creek‘s ‘Shakes the Ground’ last month and are delighted to share a full stream …

The Los Angeles-based Chris Pierce likes to keep himself busy. With the live music industry having been on pause for the previous 18 months, why wouldn’t he? He has long since established himself in his homeland and released his eighth album American Silence in February, is one half of War and Pierce (who incidentally have …

East London’s HUXLXY closed out 2020 on a high with ‘Punk Rock Kids‘, a cinematic affair that mixed buzzing riffs with swaggering R&B and big-room production. Now he’s opening his 2021 account; the year’s half over, so what’s he been up to in the meantime? Putting the finishing touches on a new EP, as it …

JEEZ, will you look at that CV. Robert Smith, Bowie, David Coverdale, Glen Matlock, John and Yoko, The Yardbirds; quite clearly, Earl Slick is a man you need aboard if you need six strings tickled with real love and precision. He’s just dropped an album of instrumental blues, Fist Full Of Devils: but look, when …

Blacktop Mojo will release their self-titled album on August 13th. The 12-track record is the band’s fourth and is the follow up to their 2019 release Under the Sun.  The band have shared the track Tail Lights from the album. A modern power ballad where the band bring smooth sultry blues, hypnotic drumming and emotive singing. The track is …

Since the release of her debut EP Dearly Beloved in 2018, singer Ruby Gilbert has gained growing attention from the music industry with her nostalgic musical style and solid, charismatic vocals. Having received a Queensland Music Award nomination for her debut single Oh Bones, Gilbert has played an array of  prominent Australian music festivals including BIGSOUND and …

WITH his new album, The Rhythm Of The City, droppin’ on February 19th on Wild Honey, and with a video for album opener “How Can You Walk Away” with us just under a fortnight ago, John Paul Keith is a busy man right now; but not so busy he can’t seduce you with a classic, …

“IT WAS an honor to have been asked to write a song for this culturally vital documentary,” says singer-songwriting legend Ben Harper of “Black Beauty”, the song he’s dropped the video for today. “After watching Black Boys and discussing it in-depth with [director] Sonia Lowman, I went immediately to work on composing ‘Black Beauty.’  “I’m old-school …

Blues-Psych troubadour John J Presley has just revealed his new Albany Sessions album, out last Friday, made up from tracks recorded at home over lockdown, with is trusty guitar, and pretty much nothing else. Recorded at home in Brighton, and recording, producing and mixing everything himself, the record is available on a beautiful translucent-red vinyl …

SAM PHILLIPS’ Sun Records imprint is arguably the first truly great label of the modern era. It was founded in Memphis in February 1952 by Sam, Alabama born, who lived through the great American depression and who cut his musical teeth at the Muscle Shoals radio station WLAY, which didn’t categorise its music by colour …