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Jessica Rae - Freedom Avenue (Album Review)

Darn pretty Country music from a darn pretty lady

Jessica Rae took me by surprise on this; her second album; judging by her portrait on the cover; I was anticipating something twee and antiseptic; but right from the start with Holes in Your Shoes; she couples the gritty edge of her home town Chicago with the classic Country licks of her adoptive home Nashville to…

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Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:00pm

Bridie Jackson and the Arbour - New Skin (Album Review)

Who knew that Choral flavoured Folk music could be this cool?

When I first encountered Bridie Jackson and the Arbour three years ago they were like a breath of fresh air blowing across a very stale and dusty Folk music scene; and nothing has changed in the intervening years; apart from them getting better.

For once it is genuinely difficult to point you to individual tracks as this is; as we used to say, a conceptual piece that is best heard in its entirety so…

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Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:00pm

Blair Dunlop - House of Jacks (Album Review)

Young folksinger finds a voice to match his impressive words

Even at the tender age of 22, Blair Dunlop already has all the hallmarks of a seasoned pro: fronting the reformed and regenerated Albion Band, touring solo virtually non-stop, winning plaudits and awards for his debut album in 2012; all of which all brings us to what they call ‘the difficult second album.’

So, can the young man meet the expectation of a doting public? It’s an emphatic yes, from me,…

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Posted on April 14, 2014 at 1:00pm

Eddi Reader - Vagabond (Album Review)

Folk meets Torch via a big dollop of the Blues     

When Eddi’s original band, Fairground Attraction stormed the parapets of the UK Pop Charts in 1988 with Perfect; their quirky Folk Music was like a breath of fresh air in a sterile industry. Subsequently her solo career had some commercial success in the early years; but the ever smiling singer has continued unabated; rarely treading very far from that Folk path in the intervening quarter century.

Her tenth…

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Posted on April 10, 2014 at 10:00am

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At 2:46am on December 5, 2013, Jack Kidd said…

Hi Al, very interesting Top 10 etc. although I haven't heard of half of them. Which just means I'll have to check them out. Cheers

At 2:22pm on December 3, 2013, Jack Kidd said…

Oh, which are they, I'm happy to share, if you want copies

At 8:49am on September 22, 2013, Mountain Express Acoustic said…

thanks

At 5:36am on September 20, 2013, Gary Grainger said…

I'll be the fat lad with the mustache (and maybe a beard - depends on how I feel =!)

At 5:02am on September 20, 2013, Gary Grainger said…

friend request sorted

At 5:02am on September 20, 2013, Gary Grainger said…

Yes, I'll be at The Cluny

At 4:56am on September 20, 2013, Gary Grainger said…

Howdy Alan, I got your friend request but don't know where to respond!

At 1:30pm on May 20, 2013, Carol C said…
Hi Alan,

Nice to make contact - thanks. Music photography (almost exclusively 'americana') is a hobby - I have hundreds of photos but only started posting to No Depression in the last year. At the moment they are only on No Depression, so really only a few. I also have a YouTube channel (MissOhio1000) where I post videos of the bands that I photograph.

Carol
At 9:43am on January 17, 2013, cain robberson said…

 I appreciate the response. Is a digital copy ok? where do i send it? Thank you so much!

At 10:37am on January 8, 2013, Michael Cala said…

Thank you for connecting, Alan.

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Blair Dunlop - House of Jacks (Album Review)

Young folksinger finds a voice to match his impressive wordsEven at the tender age of 22, Blair Dunlop already has all the hallmarks of a seasoned pro: fronting the reformed and regenerated Albion Band, touring solo virtually non-stop, winning plaudits and awards for his debut album in 2012; all of which all brings us to what they call ‘the difficult second album.’So, can the young man meet the expectation of a doting public? It’s an emphatic yes, from me, and he’s even managed to write two…See More
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Jessica Rae - Freedom Avenue (Album Review)

Darn pretty Country music from a darn pretty ladyJessica Rae took me by surprise on this; her second album; judging by her portrait on the cover; I was anticipating something twee and antiseptic; but right from the start with Holes in Your Shoes; she couples the gritty edge of her home town Chicago with the classic Country licks of her adoptive home Nashville to give us a real gem.A few songs; like Holding Cell and title track Freedom Avenue are true Country Rockers; reminiscent of Jo Dee…See More
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Dennis Nyman commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Robert Cray Band - In My Soul (Album Review)'
"Hello Alan...I've had the new Robert Cray album for about a week now and I'm happy to report I like it very much too. At first I liked the covers the best but the more I listen, the originals--especially those penned by Robert--have grown…"
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Eddi Reader - Vagabond (Album Review)

Folk meets Torch via a big dollop of the Blues     When Eddi’s original band, Fairground Attraction stormed the parapets of the UK Pop Charts in 1988 with Perfect; their quirky Folk Music was like a breath of fresh air in a sterile industry. Subsequently her solo career had some commercial success in the early years; but the ever smiling singer has continued unabated; rarely treading very far from that Folk path in the intervening quarter century.Her tenth studio album; VAGABOND is undoubtedly…See More
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Eddi Reader - Vagabond (Album Review)

Folk meets Torch via a big dollop of the Blues     When Eddi’s original band, Fairground Attraction stormed the parapets of the UK Pop Charts in 1988 with Perfect; their quirky Folk Music was like a breath of fresh air in a sterile industry. Subsequently her solo career had some commercial success in the early years; but the ever smiling singer has continued unabated; rarely treading very far from that Folk path in the intervening quarter century.Her tenth studio album; VAGABOND is undoubtedly…See More
Apr 10
TenLayers commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
"I wasn't put off by it at all, just wasn't expecting it.  The music is good, absolutely love their use of the horns...again a bit unexpected but the way they use them is perfect."
Apr 5
Alan Harrison commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
"Ron: I agree in principal and I've got  some amusing anecdotes on the subject; but in this case and with Ochre Room (see earlier review) who are from Finland it's the only way to sound."
Apr 5
The Medicine Show commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
" We've got a track on our CaledoniaVille compilation, If anyone else wants to have a close up listen to what's going on in Scotland www.medicineshowrecords.co.uk"
Apr 4
Ron Myhr commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
"Just downloading now, and looking forward to a listen.  I do, however, have reservations about "Americana" bands from elsewhere who affect the accent in their songs.  A major offender is Fred Eaglesmith, fake accent on prominent…"
Apr 4
norm tandberg commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
"bought too from bandcamp. another winner,alan. just got a good listen in today. my best of list is taking an early beating. thanks for the goods!"
Apr 4
TenLayers commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
"Correction.  I really like this.  It's trippy though to hear Scottish people sounding like a southern USA'er. I mean, like where their accent go?"
Apr 4
Alan Harrison commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Robert Cray Band - In My Soul (Album Review)'
"Thanks Dennis; I first 'discovered' Robert around the Strong Persuader era; a friend had a spare ticket to see him at Newcastle City Hall (cap: 1500) and it had sold. I'd not heard of him but was a Blues fan (and Clapton aficionado)…"
Apr 4
Alan Harrison commented on Alan Harrison's blog post 'Red Pine Timber Company - Different Lonesome (Album Review)'
"my aim is to please :)"
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