JD And Folk – Inn Slide Out

JD & Folk have been plying their trade as, mostly, a duo for a few years now mixing their take on well known country songs with their own original material and have now released this, Inn Slide Out, their first collection of their own songs on CD. The band was formed by John Le Sauvage... Continue Reading →

Dan Ashplant – King Of The Country Road

With the abundance of music schools in Guernsey giving young musicians a chance to explore things away from the traditional classical basis of the school's music service, it's no surprise that more and more youngsters are once again forming bands or creating their own music. One such performer is Dan Ashplant who recently released a... Continue Reading →

Ginger Wildheart – GASS Mark II

GASS Mark II, released via the recently rejuvenated Round Records in September 2018, sees Ginger Wildheart drawing on the GASS subscription fan club project of a few years ago once again, following on from Year Of The Fanclub. While that album compiled tracks from the GASS project chosen by fans, here we get Ginger's top... Continue Reading →

I Saw The Light

Before there were rock stars, before Elvis or Jerry Lee or even Little Richard, there was Hank Williams. Playing country music in honky-tonks before working his way up to being a genuine phenomenon as a recording artist and songwriter, he fit the mould of rock star just as much as any of the others, so... Continue Reading →

The Delta Bombers – Self-titled

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, The Delta Bombers are a rockabilly quartet steeped in the history of the style. While I first encountered them via a high energy live set supporting Tiger Army at the second 2017 Octoberflame show their most recent, self-titled, album, presents a slightly different, but none-the-less impressive side of the band.... Continue Reading →

CC Smugglers – Write What You Know

Over the past 12 months I’ve been lucky enough to have the chance to see upcoming country and roots band CC Smugglers live on two occasions; at the 2014 Sark Folk Festival and at the Buffalo Huddleston album launch. So, when they launched their crowd funding campaign for their debut EP (and an upcoming live... Continue Reading →

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