Monthly Archives: May 2016

Album Review | ‘Til The Dawn – Born Healer

Album | ‘Til The Dawn Artist | Born Healer Label | Spiral Sun Records             London-based ‘Born Healer’ make an assured album debut with ”Til The Dawn’ which is out now on Spiral Sun Records. Eleven tracks – eight originals and three covers – featuring the outstanding vocal talent of […]

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Album Review | One For The Money – Ginger St. James

Album | One For The Money Artist | Ginger St James Label | Busted Flat Country/Americana/Rockabilly             Farmers’ daughter Ginger St James started writing songs as a teenager, and spent her early 20’s working in burlesque shows, before emerging as one of Canada’s foremost Country Blues & Rockabilly artists with her […]

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Album Review | Feelin’ Good – The Kaz Hawkins Band

Album | Feelin’ Good Artist | The Kaz Hawkins Band Label | Independent Blues Release date 28th May 2016       Kaz Hawkins seemed to arrive on the Blues scene like a bolt from the blue with her much-lauded 2014 release ‘Get Ready’, and her subsequent tours and festival appearances only served to boost […]

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Interview | Malcolm Holcombe – True Americana Man

Malcolm Holcombe is currently bringing his unique style of  Appalachian music to the UK on a 13 date tour which takes him to England, Scotland and Wales. His twelfth full length album, Another Black Hole is out on Gypsy Eyes Music. He spoke to Jeremy on the Honky Tonk Radio Show ahead of his gig […]

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Excellent Day – Featured videos and interviews

Honky Tonk Album of The Week – 15th May 2016 Read The Rees Review of Excellent Day Watch videos of Featured Songs Featured song #1 ‘Stolen Car’ Featured song #2 ‘Someday Love’ Featured song #3 ‘Come For The Kill’ Featured song #4 ‘Lay My Burden Down’ Featured song #5 ‘Sometimes’ Featured song #6 ‘It Ain’t […]

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Interview | ‘Detroit Diva’ Eliza Neals

Eliza Neals is currently on an 7 date tour of the UK which takes her to England, Scotland and – Wales – she’s going to be playing 10 Feet Tall in Cardiff tomorrow night (Thursday 12th April) Her latest album Breaking and Entering  (EH Records) won the award for Outstanding Blues Recording at the Detroit Music […]

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Album Review | A Sailor’s Guide To Earth – Sturgill Simpson

Album | A Sailor’s Guide To Earth Artist | Sturgill Simpson Label | Atlantic Country/Americana   Honky Tonk Album of the Week beginning 8th May 2016       Sturgill Simpson’s self-produced A Sailor’s Guide to Earth is a being hailed of one of the most significant releases in Country Music for years – and Simpson himself is […]

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A Sailor’s Guide To Earth – Featured videos & interviews

Honky Tonk Album of The Week – 8th May 2016 Read the The Rees Review of A Sailor’s Guide To Earth Watch videos of Featured Songs:- Featured song #1 “Breakers Roar”   Featured song #2 “Brace For Impact (Live A Little)”   Featured song #3 “In Bloom”   Featured song #4   Welcome To Earth (Pollywog) (live at […]

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Album Review l Human Heart – Lionel Lodge

Album | Human Heart Artist | Lionel Lodge Label | Immune Recordings Americana/Folk Rock   Released May 18th         Lionel Lodge is something of an travelling troubadour. He was born in Scotland, grew up in Canada, roamed around Europe (settling for a while in England), and now lives in Vienna, Austria. He […]

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CD Review | Lizanne Knott – Excellent Day

Album | Excellent Day Artist | Lizanne Knott Label | Proper Music Americana\Folk           Singer/songwriter Lizanne Knott found the inspiration for her fourth studio album during a period of reflection which followed the unexpected death three years ago of her long-time friend and guitarist Jef Lee Johnson. Their shared love of American […]

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