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Mike Bloomfield - A Retrospective (Retroworld)

When Peter Yarrow of Peter Paul and Mary fame made his rambling introduction at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, clumsily introducing the Paul Butterfield Blues Band to the stage, he probably didn't have a clue of what was about to happen a few hours later when the band returned to the stage in...

Roving Crows - Bury Me Naked (Self Release)

Well we've had Black Crowes, Counting Crows and Stone the Crows, not to mention the Magic Crows Bluegrass Band, but here we have crows of a roving kind. If you were wondering what the Worcestershire/Gloucestershire-based quartet might sound like without having actually heard them before, a visual...

Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough

The Wheelhouse, Wombwell Sunday 26 March 2017 When Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough planned their current UK tour I was slightly disappointed that their dates didn't include any gigs in the Yorkshire area, yet just as I was considering venturing far and wide to see the duo, it came as an...

TEYR - Far From the Tree (Sleight of Hand)

After two years of honing their craft on the road, the London-based Irish, Welsh and Cornish trio Teyr (which means three in Cornish) have bestowed upon us an album of exquisite quality and uncompromising energy. FAR FROM THE TREE presents ten works of sculptural beauty that demand our attention...

Omar Rahbany - Passport (Rahbany Yahia Productions)

Three years in the making, Omar Rahbany's PASSPORT is a treat for the senses from a Lebanese pianist and composer who is yet to reach his thirtieth year. The treat begins within the act of opening the CD's exquisite packaging with its book-like binding, thick textural pages, colourful digital...

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