Category Archives: Music

Concert Review   Paul Buchannan – Birmingham Symphony Hall – 22nd May 2006

Concert Review Paul Buchannan – Birmingham Symphony Hall – 22nd May 2006 4.5 out of 5 stars The songs of one of pop music’s most critically groups were played to an audience of ecstatic fans when Paul Buchannan performed the … Continue reading

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CD Review – You Reflect Me by Rocketnumbernine

CD Review – You Reflect Me by Rocketnumbernine When a band is described as being experimental, it sometimes means that they have forgotten to pack the tunes, so you can imagine my trepidation when first listening to this CD. The … Continue reading

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CD Review – Red Hot Chilli Pipers – Bagrock to the Masses   REL Records – 722932 056121

CD Review – Red Hot Chilli Pipers – Bagrock to the Masses REL Records – 722932 056121 Bagrock to the Masses sees the Red Hot Chilli Pipers fusing highland Bagpipes with several rock instruments in an album that while spirited, … Continue reading

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CD Review   Pure by Wired to the Moon  – Cooking Vinyl – 711297 15042

CD Review Pure by Wired to the Moon  – Cooking Vinyl – 711297 15042 6 out of 10 Pure, the only album released by the duo of Singer Roisin Malone and Multi-instrumentalist Lee Enefer, with support from a moving cast … Continue reading

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CD Review   Paperboys – The Road to Ellenside –

CD Review Paperboys – The Road to Ellenside – Stompy Discs – EAN – 20638 0440 – 2 7 out of 10 The Canadian band Paperboys mixed elements of Irish Folk, Mexican and Spanish music, as well as more modern … Continue reading

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CD Review – Roaring at the Bear by The Tony Goldsmith Blues Band

CD Review – Roaring at the Bear by The Tony Goldsmith Blues Band Bluebear Records – 8 out of 10 ‘Roaring at the Bear’ is a live document from the four-piece Tony Goldsmith Blues Band. The unusual line up of … Continue reading

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CD Review – Poor Boy – Almost Broke

CD Review – Poor Boy – Almost Broke 7 out of 10 The feelgood blues band ‘Poor Boy’ have released a sold set of Blues and Rock covers in  ‘Almost Broke.’ The five-piece is led by the singer and harmonica … Continue reading

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CD Review   ‘Footprints’ by the Phantom Blues Band

CD Review ‘Footprints’ by the Phantom Blues Band 7 out of 10 – Delta Groove Records – 850021 00119 3 ‘Foot-prints’ is the latest album from the Phantom Blues Band, and finds the band playing several standards, as well as … Continue reading

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EP Review   Pete Leonard – When the Grass Turns Blue

EP Review Pete Leonard – When the Grass Turns Blue This 5 track EP from young Salisbury blues singer-songwriter Pete Leonard shows a lot of promise and range. It goes from the deft delta slide blues on the title track, … Continue reading

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CD Review –Pale Rider by The Hitman Blues Band

CD Review –Pale Rider by The Hitman Blues Band Nerus Records – ISBN 6-80553 44852 7 out of 10 ‘Pale Rider’ is the newest release from The Hitman Blues Band, and is a welcome addition to their recorded works. The … Continue reading

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