Album Review – Denise Johnson – Where does it go

So here it is - something many of us had asked for, for years and years. A solo album from one of THE greatest soul voices this country or any country have ever produced. The release of this album was supposed to be a huge celebration, a time when the singer was finally paid her … Continue reading Album Review – Denise Johnson – Where does it go

Introducing – Milo Gore – Tougher then the rest

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Some artists write albums that are a tough listen. Some are so truthful they hurt when you listen. They hit hard. You want to turn off but you can't. They reach deep inside your soul. Pulling at feelings you didn't know you had or were struggling to control. When I think of these artists and … Continue reading Introducing – Milo Gore – Tougher then the rest

Album review – Finer Times in Other Worlds – Crimson Bloom

Ah the difficult second album - something of a legend in music or is it just a myth? Whilst some bands release such a magnificent first album its almost impossible to follow (The Stones Roses), other bands take it in their stride (Oasis), some release an even better album after a dodgy start (Blur, Radiohead). … Continue reading Album review – Finer Times in Other Worlds – Crimson Bloom

Album review – The Tides of Time – The Mariners

So it's clear these rapskallions are my favourite new band at the minute and I've been looking forward to their album ever since I first heard them in the Spring. For me they are your archtypal British group, formed from the same magic as the best of the 60s. However you chuck in a large … Continue reading Album review – The Tides of Time – The Mariners

Album review – Barfly Flew By – West On Colfax

Americana! A word so evocative it conjurs up thoughts of late night bars, whiskey, smoke filled rooms with a band playing the type of songs of love, lost, regret and redemption. Apart from my actual Country music interest, I've never listened to a lot of Americana music and couldn't really name you any acts that … Continue reading Album review – Barfly Flew By – West On Colfax