Album Reviews

Folk and Tumble album reviews of the latest studio and live record releases from folk, Americana, blues, and country artists across the world.

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Ghost Notes – Anthony Toner

Julie Williams-Nash

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2nd April 2020

A prolific writer in his own right, Anthony Toner takes a leaf from the books of others on 'Ghost Notes' with covers of Van Morrison, Neil Young, and more.

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Local Honey – Brian Fallon

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27th March 2020

Brian Fallon's 'Local Honey' is the third solo record for the former frontman of The Gaslight Anthem, showcasing his songwriting and storytelling talent.

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Painting Blue – Amy LaVere

Gerry McNally

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27th March 2020

'Painting Blue', the latest release from US songwriter and performer Amy LaVere is a genre-crossing, political, poetic, and emotional thing of beauty.

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Playing for Time – Terence Blacker

Gerry McNally

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25th March 2020

'Playing for Time' is the latest record from writer and performer Terence Blacker. It's harmonious jazz-tinged melodies and scathing satirical wit in one.

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Hi-Line – Amberly Chalberg

Gerry McNally

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18th March 2020

Amberly Chalberg's debut record 'Hi-Line' showcases the Denver-based musician's songwriting skill and ability to wrangle some good-ole Alt-Country tunes.

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Take a Look in the Book – The Legendary Ingramettes

Gerry McNally

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12th March 2020

'Take a Look in the Book' is the latest release from The Legendary Ingramettes. The soul-filled, revivial themed record finds them on top of their game.

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Blue Sky – The Reverend Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood

Gerry McNally

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10th March 2020

'Blue Sky' is the debut record from the Reverend Shawn Amos and the Brotherhood and it's a blistering soul and Americana-infused romp through the blues.

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Walls Of Caves – Billow Wood

Gerry McNally

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6th March 2020

'Walls of Caves' is an exciting, energetic, harmony-driven debut album by Billow Wood - an Irish indie-folk act with a contemporary take on the traditional.

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Comfort Zone – Prophecy Playground

Gerry McNally

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4th March 2020

Or Izekson's Prophecy Playground is an exciting new folk project that draws on psychedelia, blues and traditional folk on debut release 'Comfort Zone'.