Eels: The Complete Dreamworks Collection (UMC) LP Box Set Out Now 8/10 Charting the early part of an incredible career, filled with emotion and at times unnerving yet...
This is an album of feeling and passion and undoubted class.
Blues, that's a dying art surely? You might think so but an evening at The Yardbirds with Laurence Jones and Red Butler shows that there's plenty of life left in the genre yet. idp reviews
Recent Ace Records Releases by Ian Johnston – August 2015
Liam McClair is playing 'Rooftop Live' on the top of an old Victorian building on Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter, Manchester. He is a young singer /songwriter from Wilsmlow in Cheshire with a sublime voice and songs to match.
This is straight from the Rock’n’Roll swamp, distilled with Sour Bourbon and bad bad drugs. These guys aren’t playing around, they channel the primal spirits of the music we love and blast it out at us, hard, fast and nasty.
Duncan Reid and the Big Heads: Don't Blame Yourself Little Big Head Records Out Now LP/CD/DL Duncan...
Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson – Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow – book review
Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson - Bruce Conforth and...
The most important thing is that you come away with art. I’m getting to the age where there’s no point complaining about a lack of something happening, no excuse for it if you’re not going to do it yourself. I’ve always had that DIY approach to my own music.”