Howard Simon Bares his Soul on Visitors

Visitors Howard Simon Independent Release, 2017 Reviewed by Cathal Croft Howard Simon has put together a collection of carefully crafted, and well … [Read more...]

Heather Gillis Band Stunning Debut

Heather Gillis Band Heather Gillis Band Independent Release, 2016 I'm gonna come out and say it. A lot of blues artists are flippin' lazy. Relying … [Read more...]

Natalise and the Sunset Run Offer us Glimpses of the Sun

Glimpses of the Sun Natalise and the Sunset Run Independent Release, 2017 From California comes the subdued pop of classically trained pianist, … [Read more...]

Field Trip South Exceeds Expectations

Field Trip South, Day 1 Little Sheba and the Shamans, The WildTones, The Woolly Bushmen, the Subsonics, The Hatebombs, and The Little … [Read more...]

Jason Andrew Brown’s View of Americana

Jason Andrew Brown Jason Andrew Brown Independent Release, 2017 There's something about the midwest that helps to develop compelling songwriters. … [Read more...]

Mark Reitanga has a Story to Tell

Unsung Mark Reitanga Independent Release, 2016 From Detroit, a town whose musical affiliations immediately call mind soulful Motown over the … [Read more...]

Bring your Dancin’ Shoes for Coral Creek

Coral Creek Coral Creek Independent Release, 2016 Jam bands can be a self absorbed and indulgent bunch. Endlessly churning away at progressions for … [Read more...]

Six String Soldier Answers the Call of Duty

Six String Soldier Joey Stuckey Senate Records, 2016 White boys playin' the blues can be a well trod, cliché filled, music genre. Blind blues … [Read more...]

Scott Smith’s Americana Road Trip

Down to Memphis Scott Smith Independent Release, 2016 Reviewed by Cathal Cart Scott Smith dives deep into his Americana roots rock and pays … [Read more...]

Sweet Sounds from When the Earth Was Still Flat

When the Earth Was Still Flat Brother Spellbinder Independent Release, 2016 Acoustic and arty, San Francisco's Alzara and Brother Spellbinder are a … [Read more...]