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THE HEXMEN King Bee

THE HEXMEN King Bee

Album review for The Hexmen's latest album King Bee. Blues band The Hexmen, is a product of the post-punk creative maelstrom of Liverpool in the early 1980s. The band’s backbone is blues based certainly, but one of the defining qualities of the Hexmen has always been energy. The quality of blues played tends to have an aggressive edge that owes a lot to punk and is described here as being riotously loud at times!

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TAJ MAHAL & KEB MO – TajMo

TAJ MAHAL & KEB MO – TajMo

TajMo brings out the best in both artists, with the pair merging their distinctive voices, personalities and guitar styles to create vibrant, immediate music that’s firmly rooted in tradition yet ruled by a playful sense of adventure. The album features guest appearances by Sheila E., Joe Walsh, Lizz Wright and Bonnie Raitt.

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THOMAS WYNN & THE BELIEVERS Wade Waist Deep

THOMAS WYNN & THE BELIEVERS Wade Waist Deep

Orlando, Florida six-piece Thomas Wynn and The Believers will be releasing their new album 'Wade Waist Deep’ on 19th May 2017 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group. The band's combination of Rock and Southern Soul, supported by Thomas’ self-styled “blood harmonies” with his sister Olivia are hauntingly beautiful and forge an uplifting “soul rock", mixing the best of Classic Rock, R&B and Gospel.

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THORNETTA DAVIS Honest Woman

THORNETTA DAVIS Honest Woman

This is Detroit chanteuse Thornetta’s second studio album and the first since her 1996 debut release Sunday Morning Music. Dubbed ‘Queen of the Blues’ for her powerful voice, highly acclaimed live performances and a collection of numerous awards over the past quarter of a century. So, has it been worth the wait? The rousing opener,...

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THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS Strong Like That

THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS Strong Like That

There may not be such a thing as the perfect blues band but I would like to put down a marker for the Fabulous Thunderbirds, besides their longevity of over thirty years as a recording band this album highlights everything that is so good about them. Frontman and band leader Kim Wilson is definitely one...