Category Archives: Album Review

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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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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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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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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