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For those who like their rock’n’roll a little scuzzy, a little dirty with a whiff of the sixties and a dash of reverb, The Blind Owls fit the bill perfectly. There’s a little Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds, a little The Cramps, a touch of The Gun Club and the Stray Cats – …

Big Boy Bloater

The throaty roar of Big Boy Bloater signals his returns with a new album – Luxury Hobo.  Specifically, you are straight into the driving Hammond organ rhythm of “Devils, Not Angels”, which sounds like Billy Preston covering Led Zeppelin’s Rock and Roll.  “This ain’t the girl that you been looking for” he growls, while the …

Big Boy Bloater and the Limits

Straight out of the deep south (Farnham) is the Big Boy Bloater tour, Britain’s foremost exponent of voodoo swamp blues will be touring his new album Luxury Hobo in May, with his band, the Limits.  Expect hammond organs, horror movie references, and good times. The closest thing to Louisiana blues on this side of the Atlantic, …

I really, really, fervently hope that the title is a nod to one of my favourite silly films of all time, the Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short triumph ‘¡Three Amigos!‘. If it isn’t, shame on Loose Joints. They’re not wrong, though. This really is “Quattro Amigos, out of control”. If you like your rock …