THE HARDCHANGERS Scarecrow

THE HARDCHANGERS Scarecrow

THE HARDCHARGERS Scarecrow Released by Marketsquare Music In my naivety, I did not expect to be reviewing a blues album where the principals came from Northern Ireland. More fool me as this trio have not only proved me geographically challenged but in the dunces’...
SCOTTIE MILLER BAND Stay Above The Water

SCOTTIE MILLER BAND Stay Above The Water

Scottie Miller is a potential Dr John understudy; he is not there yet but with his excellent songwriting, vocals, piano and mandolin skills he is not too far behind the esteemed Dr, although he has yet to acquire the menacing dark occult influences that the Dr John is...
SELWYN BIRCHWOOD Pick Your Poison

SELWYN BIRCHWOOD Pick Your Poison

Already the recipient of numerous blues awards Floridian Selwyn now releases his sophomore Alligator album, his fourth overall, and a belter it is as well. Often, as you know, there can be a lot of hype in the business we call music with any number of the “next best...
STEVE KOZAK BAND It’s Time

STEVE KOZAK BAND It’s Time

One of Canada’s finest blues artists, Maple Blues Award winner Steve has been a pivotal member of the Vancouver music scene since the mid-1980s. The core band comprises lead vocalist and guitarist Kozak, Dave Webb on piano and Hammond organ, bassist Roger Brant and...
SAMANTHA FISH Chills & Fever

SAMANTHA FISH Chills & Fever

Samantha Fish has built up a solid reputation with steady touring and a series of blues-rock albums. Last time out she explored the North Mississippi Hill Country style; this time around she has gone for a selection of soul and Rn’B tunes from the 60’s and 70’s...