Latest single reviews


Kid Arkade

Atlas Run
Anonymous Producing Moniker Kid Arkade Releases Debut Single "Atlas Run" On Ultra Music. Read more...


Must Die!

Must Die! Announces New 'Death & Magic' LP and Releases First Single "Hellcat:. Read more...


Jimi Frew

Jimi Frew Drops New Single On Mutants Records "Yalla". Read more...


Hunter & The Bear

Before I Come Home
Impressive folk rock from Newcastle via London. Off the back of supporting Eric Clapton, London based Hunter & The Bear announce Read more...



Say My Name
Ninja Tune sub-label, Counter Records, drop new Odesza single and announce official street team for fans. Read more...


David Vrong

Breaking Out
David Vrong unleashes brand-new single with Amaëlle entitled "Breaking Out". Read more...


Bob Malone

Mojo EP
A fine EP of rollicking Blues with gusto and pizzazz. Read more...



This Is Life
1DAFUL unleash new single on Velcro Records entitled "This Is Life". Continuing on with the lengthy stream of heavy summer anthems Read more...

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Latest album reviews



Fair Youth
Damn hard work has ensured that Maybeshewill are now on the cusp of a breakthrough with their fourth album, Fair Youth. The first three albums all had their st... Read more...


Peggy Seeger

Everything Changes
This is the first time she has written songs with others including her son Calum MacColl and Kate St John but the album is clearly her album and it is debatable Read more...


Half Deaf Clatch

The Blues Continuum
This is the third release from a mighty fine slide blues picker from England, a wonderful album that could all too easily be overlooked. Read more...


Thom Bowden

Searching the Brittle Light
Thom Bowden wrote this album while he was in the doldrums and looking for an outlet for whatever was bugging him and couldn’t articulate. Read more...


Joe Bonamassa

Different Shades of Blues
Am I reviewing this dispassionately or if he was Willie Widdledick would I give a damn about this album? Read more...


Meat Loaf

Blind Before I Stop
1986 album from Bat Out Of Hell star re-released. Read more...


Catherine MacLellan

The Raven's Sun
More sublime folk blues from Canadian singer with the silky voice. Read more...



LUMBERJVCK Releases Brand-New 4-track EP 'JVCKWOOD' on Rottun Recordings Read more...

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Latest live reviews


Johnny WInter - Final performance

Cahors Blues Festival, France
Johnny Winter was simply one of those guys who was always fixin' to die. A legendary figure, with a legendary appetite for everything dangerous Read more...


Brownstock Festival

Morris Farm, Essex
The sun was undecided on the Sunday of Brownstock Festival coming and going with a rhythmic regularity but importantly never threatening rain. Read more...


Rewind Festival

Temple Island Meadows, Henley-On-Thames
80s FESTIVAL Rewind went off with a boom this weekend – and it wasn’t just the fireworks – it was the Boomtown Rat himself, Sir Bob Geldof. Read more...


The Relentless Stage

Leeds Festival 2014
Leeds Festival 2014 had a line-up to boot this year, so we pulled on our wellies and made our way up north to check it all out! Read more...


Boomtown Festival 2014

Matterly Bowl, Near Winchester, Hampshire
Utter madness... in a good way... Boomtown fair was the ultimate escape for those who love a good old fashioned rave! In the rain. Read more...


Sunflowerfest 2014

Tubby's Farm, Hillsborough, Co Down, Northern Ireland
Sunflowerfest is a weekend festival of music, arts and entertainment that takes place on a farm a dozen or so miles from Belfast. Read more...


Red Bull Music Academy 2014

Notting Hill Carnival
The spirit of Carnival charged full throttle through the crowd under the Westway, defying the rain-soaked pavements and sombre skies to bring the heat for the R... Read more...


Cambridge Folk Festival

Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge
Twenty five years on from my first Cambridge Folk Festival and twenty two since my last, I thought that their 50th anniversary Read more...

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