Category Archive: Albums

Kristina Stykos – River of Light

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Best known as a record producer and recording engineer who runs her own studio totally powered by green energy, Vermont’s Kristina Stykos has just released her eighth record, ‘River of Light’. From the first listen, it is clear that Stykos knows her musical genres and is instantly at ease singing on a country rocker like […]

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Jack Cade – Bear Bones

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Taking a break from his work with The Every Day Sinners, Jack Cade is back with an honest and stripped-back solo record that is well worth getting acquainted with. The opening track, ‘He Lies On His Side’ tells a tale of awareness of change and realisation of broken dreams, but done without any self-pity. It […]

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Karen Jonas – Lucky, Revisited

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One for the pure country fans, ‘Lucky, Revisited’ is the fourth studio album from Karen Jonas, comprised of songs released on previous albums but re-worked and re-discovered, plus two covers. Jonas has spent the past five years touring with guitarist Tim Bray. Over that time they’ve got to know these songs so intimately, that they’ve […]

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Belinda O’Hooley – Inversions

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You may not have heard of Belinda O’Hooley before but she’s one half of O’Hooley and Tidow with her wife Heidi Tidow. Together, they are described by The Guardian as “exceptional songwriters” and their song ‘Gentleman Jack’ is the closing theme tune for Sally Wainwright’s latest BBC/HBO drama series of the same name. O’Hooley has […]

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JP Soars – Southbound I-95

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JP Soars is a well-known guitarist who’s toured with heavy metal bands, won the 2009 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, built his own Cigar box guitars and loves blues music. ‘Southbound I-95’ is his fourth studio record and it is melting pot of musical genres coalescing around the blues. The funk drenched ‘Sure As Hell […]

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An evening with Nancy Kerr and James Fagan

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Award-winning folk duo Nancy Kerr and James Fagan have a long career of writing and recording together so it is only fitting that now is the time to release their first full live album. ‘An evening with Nancy Kerr & James Fagan’ was recorded over two nights in Hertfordshire and Sheffield and features a collection […]

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Fernando Viciconte – Traitor’s Table

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‘Traitor’s Table’ is the latest record from Portland, Oregon based Fernando Viciconte.  Co-written and recorded over six days in the studio with long-time friend and collaborator Luther Russell, the record is a raw no holds barred sonic treat. Themes of migration, identity, and division are explored using insightful lyrics and personal experience in the songs […]

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Anna Tivel – The Question

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Anna Tivel’s new album ‘The Question’ leaves you wondering, pondering, from the everyday things to the big questions. Anna Tivel is an observer. She has an artist’s eye. She seeps in everything her eye beholds, without judgement. It just is. She has the enhanced sensitivity of all the senses. Her voice is beautiful. I am […]

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The Resonant Rogues – Autumn of the World

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‘Autumn of the World’ is the third record from The Resonant Rogues and while all the musical ingredients are there from the first two albums this one sees a significant shift in tone away from the carefree attitude portrayed on those previous recordings. The title track ‘Autumn of the World’ deals with the repercussions of […]

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Luther Russell – Medium Cool

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Best known for his work as the frontman of The Freewheelers and as a producer who’s worked with artists such as Richmond Fontaine and Noah and the Whale, Luther Russell earlier this year released his latest addition to his already extensive back catalogue, ‘Medium Cool’. From the start, it’s clear that this is a record […]

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