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Broken Witt Rebels

Danny Core (Broken Witt Rebels)

Broken Witt Rebels are a four-piece band from Birmingham, United Kingdom who are building up their fanbase with catchy songs, savvy media campaigns and high-profile support slots alongside festivals. With the recording of their debut album nearing completion and an extensive headline Autumn UK Tour looming, we sat down for an exclusive and detailed chat with frontman Danny Core. So sit back, get a drink and read on...
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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones – Back To Blues Roots

The Stones record a new blues-based album in London and subsequently Chuck Leavell adds piano parts in the US. Our man talks to Chuck about the Stones, the new blues set release, song selections and more
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James Montgomery

James Montgomery – Drawing On An Icon

Harpist and singer James leads The James Montgomery Blues Band and he and Pete share the same main inspirational player from their earliest days – Mr Paul Butterfield. However the latest album on Cleopatra Records blues imprint shows that the band has no fear of stepping forward from the Chicago master’s style to channel their own ideas…
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Devon Allman – Riding Hard

The US musician is on a series of UK dates promoting his Ride Or Die album and after a classy and soul-soaked set at the Boom Boom Club in Sutton, Pete and Devon speak about all manner of things, after he has met the attending fans and checked in with home. His guitar playing is fluid and spiky, but you’d hire him as a singer anyday…
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Wilko Johnson

Wilko Johnson – As The Years Go Passing By

It’s an anniversary year for our guitar-toting livewire, still firing after a close brush with death. When Pete and the then seriously ailing Wilko last met to talk life and music at his, our man said he thought Johnson would somehow pull through and the two-part interview that we ran ended with Pete the more optimistic of the two. Operations proved successful, Johnson survived and here we are, catching up now for a celebratory Part Three…
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Joe Bonamassa – Back To The Wood

It’s acoustic album time once more for the American guitar man, as his Live At Carnegie Hall – An Acoustic Evening set is released. Pete and Joe discuss the material, personnel and everything else. But how long this time before the conversation descends into pure guitar nerdery? Read on to find out… read more

Henrik Freischlader – You Want Moore?

A few special shows called ‘ Blues For Gary ‘ and nodding to the late Irish guitarist Gary Moore are planned by the formidable axe duo of Matt Schofield and Henrik F – with former Moore group players aboard. Namely bassist Pete Rees and veteran keyboard player Vic Martin. Drumming by Moritz Heinschafer read more

The Hallows

This three-piece band formed in London in 2014 and have individually cited Tori Amos, The Smashing Pumpkins and The Foo Fighters as influences on their rock sound. With their debut album Of Time and Tides scheduled for a summer release and several live dates being finalized, Pete sat down with the band for a customised set of interview questions. Here are their responses... read more

John Mayall – Talking About That

One of the Godfathers of the British Blues scene has been back out on the road promoting his current Talk About That album on Forty Below but the UK tour schedule had no available time in London for a meet, so Pete called him later in California to talk about everything new and old in – for John – an early morning call…. read more

Sam Way – One Way Or Another

Singer-songwriter Sam Way is a self-taught musician who has featured in billboard advertising campaigns for big brands including Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger and Diesel. With the release of his EP 'Architect' under his belt and an album scheduled for August 2017, Pete sat down with Sam for another set of customised questions. Here are his responses: read more

Pelle Almqvist (The Hives)

Swedish rock band The Hives have a series of successful albums under their belt including 'Barely Legal' and 'The Black and White Album'. With a set at Green Day's British Summertime Festival in London imminent Pete sat down for an exclusive chat with frontman Pelle: read more

Jared James Nichols – Casting Spells

On his first visit the the UK, Jared gave us some great responses to a set of customised questions. To welcome him back, on tour and with his new Black Magic album pending we offered the guitar whirlwind a second set of questions - do enjoy his entertaining answers: read more

Two Ways Home

Two Ways Home are an Alt-Country duo made up of Isabella Mariee and Lewis Fowler. Having recently released their brand new EP 'Closet Stranger', the pair sat down with Pete for one of his special customised question sets. Here are the responses: read more

Alex Francis

Singer-songwriter Alex Francis is certainly going places. He is currently performing at several UK festivals and has recently released his debut EP 'These Words'. He very kindly sat down with JLTT to discuss his hometown, working with Melanie C and the first gig he went to. Enjoy... read more

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