Stone Broken

Stone Broken – Ain’t Always Easy (Special Edition)

Currently out on tour in support of this release, Stone Broken have honed this collection of songs by playing them at shows. Hence a lot of them are already familiar to followers of the group.
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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix -Both Sides Of The Sky

Nearly fifty years after the guitar adventurer’s passing, a new Jimi Hendrix record release is still – potentially - an exciting event for fans. The last one put out was the terrific Machine Gun live set with the Band Of Gypsys crew, sounding rich and powerful with a sparky set of tunes.
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Dan Patlansky

Dan Patlansky – Perfection Kills

From the eyecatching artwork to the recording depth and clarity - especially on Dan’s vocals – to the adventurous and fresh songs themselves, Perfection Kills represents quite a jump forward in impact and appeal of his recordings, for this listener. Elsewhere on this site he explains the story behind this collection of songs in a new Q & A session.
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Maynard Ferguson

Maynard Ferguson – Memories Of Maynard: The Best Of The Columbia Years

There were some cool big bands around when I was young – though this was long after Basie, Rich, Bellson and Ellington’s heyday – Don Ellis, pal of Jimi Hendrix Gil Evans but for pure, loud horn and brass action and adventurous charts Maynard Ferguson surely carved out his own territory.
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Elise LeGrow

Elise LeGrow – Playing Chess

Intriguing, sharply-honed, impactful…and so is her record. Having met this Canadian songstress in London to talk this release, listening to it makes more and more sense. For this chanteuse has her own twist on personality, looks and music.
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Matthews Southern Comfort – Like A Radio

Out of the blue and with a band of Dutch musicians whose grip on this artist’s feel for roots and folk music and vintage and modern Americana is eminently displayed here…a new album from Iain Matthews and the new Matthews Southern Comfort! read more

The Bad Flowers – Starting Gun

All the songs on this debut album by the hard rock trio are group compositions. Guitarist and singer Tom Leighton fronts the act, Karl Selickis plays drums and bass and backing vocals come from Dale Tonks. read more

Laurence Jones – The Truth

Jones is touring with his four-piece lineup and this new album overall explores contemporary rock elements rather than the rock-blues material upon which he has risen in the field as a live draw. read more

Matt Patershuk – Same As I Ever Have Been

Produced by Steve Dawson, this Canadian release stars Matt Patershuk as - going by the tongue-twister titles as chief wordysmith. Sometimes You’ve Got To Do Bad Things To Do Good ( Adolf Hitler - 1944) kicks things off with a dirty girt tone that evokes R L Burnside. read more

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