Author Archives: Jeremy Rees

Album Review | Our Places – Bel Blue

Album | Our Places Artist | Bel Blue Label | Dog Rose Records Folk/Americana             Singer/songwriter Bel Blue was born & raised in Northern Ireland and now lives in Wales. Surprisingly, she is relatively new to performing and ‘Our Places’ is her debut album – a fact which is remarkable when […]

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Interview | Amanda St John – fast-rising star of Soul Blues

Amanda St John has been performing in her native Northern Ireland for many years  quickly establishing a strong following in the UK following the release of her debut album ‘Grow’. She spoke to Jeremy on Soul of The Blues (22nd June 2016) You can hear their conversation here:-

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Album Review | Weight of The World – Western Centuries

Album | Weight of The World  Artists | Western Centuries Label | Free Dirt Records Country\Americana         The debut album by Western Centuries is a top notch collection of twelve strong tracks delivered with an assurance and style that gives a hint to their pedigree. Weight of the World features three lead vocalists […]

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Interview | Dan Patlansky – SA Blues Rock Maestro

Acclaimed South African Bluesman Dan Patlansky is currently bringing his unique mix of rock, funk and blues music to Europe  and he’s heading back to the UK for tour which takes him to England, Scotland and – Wales – he’s going to be playing The Globe in Cardiff on Tuesday 7th June. His latest album, Introvertigo […]

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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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