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.

BLACK STONE CHERRY Black To Blues

BLACK STONE CHERRY Black To Blues

Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry release Black To Blues a 6 track EP of blues classics originally written and/or performed by legendary blues musicians like Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Booker T. Jones, Albert King and Freddy King. On Black To Blues, these traditional songs get wildly Black Stone Cherry-fied, while also paying homage to the original on the other hand.

ELIZA NEALS 10,000 Feet Below

ELIZA NEALS 10,000 Feet Below

Album review for the new self-produced record from blues-rocker Eliza Neals - 10,000 Feet Below. This Detroit Music Award winner has received the highest critical acclaim from both sides of the pond where comparisons have been made with Beth Hart and Janis Joplin. There are a few guest performers here too with Paul Nelson, Billy Davis, Howard Glazer and an assortment of drummers.

THE RED DEVILS Return, 25 Years Later!

THE RED DEVILS Return, 25 Years Later!

Deano from Backwater Roll Blues band catches up with The Red Devils after their performance at the Borderline Club in London last night. The Red Devils are currently on tour to celebrate their 25th anniversary and have a new promo cd available at gigs only. Their performance in London came as an invite from Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top who also asked them to share bills with his band on their current European Tour. Video links and photos included here.