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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Love and Desperation – Rick Shea

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19th February 2021

'Love and Desperation' is the 12th studio record from Rick Shea and draws on genres such as Outlaw Country, Americana and the Californian's Cajun roots.

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Still Time – Karen Matheson

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17th February 2021

'Still Time' is the fifth full-length solo album from prolific Scottish artist Karen Matheson, known for her work with many other fine folk artists.

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What Is Real – Trevor B. Power

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17th February 2021

'What Is Real' is the brand new record from New Jersey based Trevor B. Power, a blistering, bluesy tour de force through the world we live in today.

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One More Mile – Dave Thomas

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12th February 2021

Dave Thomas has travelled many miles in his 50-year career in music so what's one more? Well, 'One More Mile' is a stellar album showcasing the Welsh musician's versatility.

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Little Thunderstorms – K.B. Bayley

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11th February 2021

The name K.B. Bayley may not yet be well-known in the Americana world but with his second album 'Little Thunderstorms', that should change.

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Macca to Mecca – Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

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5th February 2021

Recorded back in 2017, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul's 'Macca to Mecca' is a homage to The Beatles and a whole lot more besides.

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Firebreather – Skylar Rogers

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4th February 2021

'Firebreather' is the stunning debut record from Chicago-based vocalist Skylar Rogers, drawing on inspiration from greats like Aretha Franklin.

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The Death Throes of a Jaded Empire – Jack Cade

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4th February 2021

'The Death Throes of a Jaded Empire' is the third album from Jack Cade. It's a well-crafted snapshot of his town and country in modern times.

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Tomorrow is a Bird – Giulia Millanta

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29th January 2021

'Tomorrow is a Bird' is the beautiful new ethereal Americana record from Italian born and Texas based singer and songwriter Giulia Millanta.