Author Archives: Jeremy Rees

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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CD Review | Keegan McInroe – Uncouth Pilgrims

Album | Uncouth Pilgrims Artist | Keegan McInroe Label | Self-Released Country Americana Release Date:  27th May 2016       Texan troubadour Keegan McInroe came up with the concept for his fourth album ‘Uncouth Pilgrims’ after reading Mark Twain’s travelogue ‘The Innocents Abroad’ which coined the phrase he’s borrowed for the title, but its not pilgrimage […]

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Radio Special | Jeremy Meets Clare Hingott

For International Jazz Day 2016, Jeremy Rees is in conversation with jazz vocalist and ‘Stella’ actress, Clare Hingott. They talk about Clare’s background, career and love of jazz whilst Clare picks some of her favourite tunes from other jazz artists.     First broadcast live on Radio Cardiff on Saturday 30th April 2016. To hear […]

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Midwest Farmer’s Daughter – Featured Videos & Interviews

Honky Tonk Album of The Week – 1st May 2016 Read The Rees Review of Midwest Farmer’s Daughter  Watch videos of Featured Songs:- Featured Song #1 Since You Put Me Down Featured Song #2 Hurtin’ On The Bottle  (included in Honky Tonk Radio Show No. 76) Featured Song #3 Desperate & Depressed (live at SxSW) […]

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CD Review | Eliza Neals – Breaking And Entering

Album | Breaking And Entering Artist | Eliza Neals Label |E-H Records Blues-Rock             It’s been quite a week for the ‘Detroit Diva’. She won the award for Outstanding Blues Recording at the prestigious Detroit Music Awards on Friday, and now she’s heading to the UK for a 7 date tour which […]

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CD Review|Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter

Album | Midwest Farmer’s Daughter Artist | Margo Price Label | Third Man Records Country             Only a few months ago Margo Price was just another struggling Country singer trying to make a career in Nashville. Today she is fast becoming its hottest property, with an album soaring up the […]

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CD Review| The Rhythm Bombers – Leave You For Dust

Album | Leave You For Dust Artist | The Rhythm Bombers Label | Foot Tapping Records Genre | Rockabilly           The Rhythm Bombers may have formed less than three years ago, but they have all the hallmarks of seasoned veterans, but that’s no surprise given their impressive individual pedigrees;- Dai Prosser […]

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