Tag Archives: blues

Funke and the Two Tone Baby – Denizen

Like many people out there, I rarely listen to whole albums these days. So considering I’ve just put the new Funke & The Two Tone Baby album on for the fourth time since I first heard it yesterday, I figure … Continue reading

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Lady Wray – Underneath My Feet

Lovely bluesy Soul vibes from Lady Wray, who I’ve only just found out is late 90s RNB singer Nicole Wray, briefly signed to Missy Elliot’s Goldmind label. I used to love her single ‘Make It Hot’, but have to admit … Continue reading

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L.A. Salami – Going Mad As The Street Bins

I’ve been really impressed with L.A. Salami this year, I was gutted not to make it to the Bestival show and I’m at Clockenflap when he hits Bristol at the end of the month, but I’m very keen to see … Continue reading

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Rhiannon Giddens – Black Is the Color

I’m pretty sure I’ve previously posted up past members of the Carolina Chocolate Drops such as Dom Flemons and Leyla McCalla, but not ever current lead singer, violinist, banjo player and founding member Rhiannon Giddens, so here’s a song from … Continue reading

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Algiers – And When You Fall

Love this! Don’t know what you call it, Experimental Rock seems too broad a church and Blues doesn’t seem to do it full justice, only really referencing the vocals (which are perhaps more Gospel than Blues anyway). However it excites … Continue reading

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Heymoonshaker – Take the Reins

I’ve not heard anything from these boys since they blew me away at Fusion Festival in Germany last year (though I did bump into them briefly and unexpectedly outside Gare de Nord station whilst in Paris) so this was extremely … Continue reading

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Luke Burnsright – Pallet On Your Floor

Another fantastic release from Batov Records, this time it’s on more of a Vintage Hillbilly Blues type vibe, kind of Pokey LaFarge meets HeyMoonshaker. There’s also 2 Electro Blues remixes from Gypsy Hill and Sound Nomaden and more of a … Continue reading

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