It’s that time of the year when you reflect on what you have seen, what made ya tick and what really … could have been improved! So for what it is worth … here is my two penneth worth …! […]
The Handsome Family talk to Alan J Taylor in steel town (Sheffield, UK.) After over twenty years together, husband and wife duo, Brett and Rennie Sparks are still bouncing off each other like a pin ball game. I caught up […]
Southend on Sea’s Matthew (M.G.) Boulter talks about ‘Americana’, Essex, cabin fever, Bob Brozman and the perils of playing lap steel guitar for Simone Felice. He looks a little like Ray LaMontagne, dapper in a smart waistcoat, bright white shirt […]
Ian Felice, lead singer of New York State’s Felice Brothers is pale and wan, his clothes hang off his coat hanger like shoulders. Not really the interview type, he visibly winced as I asked him about the cancelled UK Tour […]
When the Guardian (UK) newspaper’s music critic described Simon Felice as possessing a ‘rare fiery brilliance’ you could be forgiven for suspecting hyperbole. Fiddle player and backing singer Simi Stone, referred to him as ‘the man’, at the end of […]
Alan J Taylor met up with Richmond Fontaine’s Willy Vlautin recently at the Greystones, Sheffield, UK. Just after the release of We Used To Think The Highway Sounded Like A River, Richmond Fontaine’s front man and principle song writer […]
Alynda Lee Segarra is the sultry, diminutive lead singer and driving force behind Loose Music’s new signing Hurray For The Riff Raff, a raggle-taggle band of freight train riders and street hustlers. Wise beyond their years, they have written some […]
Maverick (UK)’s Alan J Taylor had cause to take a little road trip with Simone Felice (of Duke & The King) during his recent solo musical and literary foray to the UK. Simone (pronounced Simone) Felice was busy tucking into […]
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