LITTLE HURRICANE Same Sun Same Moon

LITTLE HURRICANE Same Sun Same Moon

Album Review for San Diago's Little Hurricane's latest album, Same Sun Same Moon. Little Hurricane was formed in 2010 when Celeste "C.C." Spina, drums, and vocals advertised on Craigslist and met studio engineer Anthony "tone" Catalano Guitar and Vocals. Our reviewer Shirl says this is not as dirty blues as previous albums, check it out for yourself to see if you agree.

TIM BASTMEYER’S ALL STAR BLUES BAND

TIM BASTMEYER’S ALL STAR BLUES BAND

Album Review for Ontario's award-winning Tim Bastmeyer's All Star Blues Band. This album was released Independently and recorded at Grassfire Studio. All songs on this album are written by the band, which consists of Tim Bastmeyer on lead vocals and guitar, featuring Juno winners Julian Fauth, Paul Reddick, James Thomson, Juno nominee Sean Pinchin, and Cam de Latt.

4th UK Blues Challenge Winners Announced

4th UK Blues Challenge Winners Announced

The 4th Uk Blues Challenge took place this year at Liverpool's iconic venue The Cavern Club. The winners of this competition will go on to represent the UK at both the 34th International Blues Challenge in Memphis and the 8th European Blues Challenge in Hell, Norway during 2018. This event is hosted yearly by the UK Blues Federation and seeks to promote diversity within the UK blues scene.

ELECTRIC BLUES DUO  self-titled debut EP review

ELECTRIC BLUES DUO self-titled debut EP review

EP review for Electric Blues Duo, Xavier Pillac, and Antoine Escalier from Poitiers, France. This self-titled debut EP was released in 2017 on the Baryton Music label. Inspired by street musicians in New Orleans, the duo adopted a “two man band” approach, with Xavier on lead vocals and guitar, and Antoine playing bass with his hands and drums with his feet.

THIRD HOUSE ON THE LEFT Love To See You Cry

THIRD HOUSE ON THE LEFT Love To See You Cry

Guido Brassé vocals & harmonica and Robbert Duijf vocals & acoustic guitar make up the Dutch duo, Third House On The Left who have been performing together since 2013. Their debut album Love To See You Cry was released earlier this year and consists of 10 songs all written by Duijf. Their songs are described by our reviewer as being laid back, toe tapping blues.

DANI WILDE Live At Brighton Road

DANI WILDE Live At Brighton Road

Live at Brighton Road finds Dani Wilde performing live in the studio with her touring band, featuring her brother Will Wilde on harmonica. Dani is performing mostly original songs, split into an acoustic and electric set. For her fans, this will be a long-anticipated treat, for newcomers it will serve as a beautiful introduction to the depth of spellbinding talent and impact of this young British Blues Lady.

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD Pick Your Poison

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD Pick Your Poison

Album review for Selwyn Birchwood's Pick Your Poison plus the Official video for Guilty Pleasures. Signed to Alligator Records, Birchwood wrote and produced all 13 tracks here which the run the emotional gamut from humour to gospel, and are filled with all the usual high-octane blues and funk that you'd expect from this original and modern-day bluesman. Follow the link to find out more.

MARCO PICCIONI TRIO Far

MARCO PICCIONI TRIO Far

Album Review for the Marco Piccioni Trio's album Far. The Marco Piccioni Trio blends the warm sound of Blues Rock with the Contemporary European Jazz flavours. Original songs and instrumentals drift through fast swing ostinatos, free improvisations, psychedelic shuffles and lazy, melancholic 12bar cycles. To read the review by The Bishop please click on this link.