Category Archives: CD Reviews

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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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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CD Review | Julie Rhodes – Bound To Meet The Devil

Album | Bound To Meet The Devil Artist | Julie Rhodes Label | Dirt Floor Records Genre | Blues             Julie Rhodes’ album is, simply put, one of the most impressive debuts the Blues world has seen in a very long time. If her arrival has seemed meteoric, its impact […]

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CD Review| Bing Futch – Unresolved Blues

Album | Unresolved Blues Artist | Bing Futch Label | J.O.B. Entertainment Inc. Blues               Bing Futch has a distinctive name, a distinctive look with his trademark dreadlocks, and a very distinctive sound which manages to evoke the raw truth of early Blues with glorious musicianship. A talented multi-instrumentalist, […]

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CD Review|Debbie Bond – Enjoy The Ride: Shoals Sessions

Album | Enjoy The Ride Artist | Debbie Bond Label | Blues Root Productions Genre | Blues           Debbie Bond is often dubbed ‘The Alabama Blues Queen’ such is her connection with the music of the Southern state she calls home. She is actually an adopted Alabaman – having been born […]

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CD Review | The Mee Kats – All Dressed Up

Album | All Dressed Up Artists | The Mee Kats Label | Skip Records Rockabilly               The Mee Kats are a Rockabilly trio from County Durham in the North East of England made up of Colin Mee on lead vocals, rhythm guitar and drums; Tim Bloomer on guitar and […]

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CD Review|Queen Delphine & The Crown Jewels – Come & Get It

Album | Come and Get It Artist | Queen Delphine & The Crown Jewels Label | Juke House Records Blues/Jazz           At 23 minutes long, and containing just 5 tracks ‘Come and Get It’ by Indianapolis-based Queen Delphine & The Crown Jewels is essentially an EP, but what it lacks in length it certainly […]

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