KT Tunstall – A Kindred Spirit

KT Tunstall - A Kindred Spirit  Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist KT Tunstall is an extremely busy woman. She has just released her new studio album 'KIN', she's been touring Europe with Simple Minds and she will be embarking on her own headline UK Tour in May...
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Frankie Oliver

Frankie Oliver – Telling Me His Story

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Frankie Oliver has returned to the world of music after a hiatus with his new studio album 'Here I Am' on Good Deeds Music. Frankie very kindly sat down with JLTT in the lead up to its June release and we spoke about new material, influences, the city of London and much more. So grab a drink, sit back and enjoy...
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Mick McConnell

Mick McConnell – Music In The Veins

Whilst holding the guitar slot in international touring pop-rock band Smokie, Mick McConnell has a neat line in roots music styling and original songs and a solo album Under My Skin coming out to showcase this side of his work. He meets our man in London to explain all over lunch…
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Quinn Sullivan

Quinn Sullivan – Driving Forward

Glenn and Quinn met at Buddy Guy’s London show last Summer – here they catch up and talk about the young guitar star’s forthcoming Mascot label album release Midnight Highway. The record covers a lot of styles and moods, enjoy his conversation about it…
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Orfila – Hittin’ The Ground Running

Orfila - Hittin' The Ground Running  Three children from the same Kent family take a liking to country influenced music and form an ensemble. Ahead of their Country 2 Country Festival appearance we had the chance to run a few questions past the trio and can present...
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Sari Schorr – Back On Our Shores

With the soul blues whirlwind returning to the UK for live dates with her excellent band, we were glad of the chance to supplement the original interview piece with some fresh questions. Enjoy Sari's responses and check whether she is performing anywhere near your hometown: read more

Catherine McGrath – One Bright Star

Over the past five years the genre of country music has surged in popularity in the UK due to a number of factors. Firstly, the legendary broadcaster Bob Harris and his family have always championed new talent in the genre with both his radio programmes and his Under The Apple Tree brand which is going from strength to strength providing coverage to the under the radar acts. read more

Mark Sullivan – Making His Mark

When we heard Mark's latest single which blends musical skill with a warm message, we rather suspected that he had been influenced by some of music's finest... one way to find out - we sounded him out with a set of questions. Enjoy his responses below and watch out for his live performances. Many thanks Mr Sullivan... read more

Dan Reed (Dan Reed Network) – Fighting Another Day

Dan Reed originally formed the Dan Reed Network in Portland, Oregon, United States in the 198os to both public and critical acclaim which resulted in packed out local clubs. Since then, Dan Reed Network have cut several albums with their most recent 'Fight Another Day' being released by Frontiers Music SRL in June 2016. read more

The Marcus King Band – No Royal Scam

The Marcus King - Band No Royal Scam Pete had a chance to sound out the leader of this exciting and far-ranging outfit ahead of their spot at London BluesFest 2016. Here, Marcus fields all manner of music-related questions and displays great knowledge of many styles....

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Dan Owen – A Craftsman At Work

Dan Owen is one of those musicians who's material is incredibly haunting and personally stays with you much like his contemporary Ben Montague. 2016 is a big year for Dan with the release of his new EP 'Open Hands and Enemies' on LAB Records, sold-out headline London shows and various special guest tour appearances. We sat down with him for a chat about his love of guitar, touring with Birdy, his friendship with Mick Fleetwood and his hometown of Shrewsbury. Enjoy... read more

The Tom Browne Band

From all meeting at Guildford's famouse ACM two years ago to then winning a live performance competition, the Tom Browne Band have gone from strength to strength. We caught up with them ahead of their performance on the 21st October at the Finsbury for our BLOGTOBER Gig and got to know this emerging country blues band from Surrey a little better. read more

Robin Trower – Sonic Voyager

Robin’s new album ‘Where You Are Going To’ is stacked with effective songs, inventive and soulful guitar playing and some very personal lyrics as the artist continues his travels around the world. Pete tempted him temporarily out of the studio to talk about the new record and its inspirations. read more

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