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Rockabilly Rave No. 18

It’s nearly that time! The Rockabilly Rave No. 18 is nearly upon us! From 12th – 16th June such artists as Big Sandy, Scotty Baker, The Doel Brothers, Lew Phillips, The Star Shooters as well as the legendary Joe Clay continue →

Cruisin With One Cup Of Coffee

Cruisin Records At One Cup Of Coffee Rune Halland, owner of Cruisin Records, discussed the state of independent record shops in Norway and the world in general with Famous Last Words (FLW) recently. Specialising in a lot of music from continue →

Highasakite Down Under

Highasakite Down Under Highasakite is making a name for themselves Down Under. With a licensing deal agreed with Caroline/Universal Music Australia, the band is set to perform a couple of dates in Australia. First single ‘Since Last Wednesday’ from Highasakite’s continue →

Producers Politics Passion

Martin Hagfors Ready With New Album Having released an incredible eighteen albums with the likes of Home Groan and HGH, as well as having contributed on albums with The National Bank, Ida Jenshus, Respatexans, Hellbillies, Big Bang, Bobby Bare, Askil continue →

European Tour For Hat Fitz & Cara

HAT FITZ & CARA EUROPEAN TOUR With a European tour that is just a matter of a few days old; Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson will be performing at the following venues in support of their recently released album ‘Do continue →

Deke Dickerson Appearing At Rockabilly Dazzle

Rockabilly Dazzle #11 Deke Dickerson & the Eccofonics will be heading from the States to perform in Rotterdam 4th July 2014. The venue where Deke Dickerson and his band will be performing at is Café De Unie, which is situated continue →

Sturgill Simpson Set To Return To The UK

STURGILL SIMPSON ANNOUNCES UK SHOWS Sturgill Simpson is set to return to the UK this summer with live dates at the following venues: 29 June – GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, Acoustic Stage 24 July – LONDON, Bush Hall 25 July – SHEFFIELD, continue →

Circle Of Reason Second Leg Of Tour Announced

Circle Of Reason Confirm Live Dates For Second Part Of UK Trilogy Tour Continuing their live quest next month, Circle Of Reason will be performing live dates throughout the south of England and Wales. Catch the band at one of continue →

Interview With This Sect

This Sect We’re Following Norwegians This Sect talked with Famous Last Words (FLW) about their current album ‘Shake The Curse’. This Sect discussed in length the working processes for their debut album as well as the various influences that provided continue →

Kid Astray Sign Up

Kid Astray In New Deal Norwegian band Kid Astray has signed a deal with UK management company Big Life. The six-piece band from Asker is making history as Big Life has never signed a Norwegian band before. As well as continue →

Teaming Up Again!

Team Me Announce new album & tour Norway’s Team Me is set to release a brand new album 1st September 2014. After the band’s successful debut album ‘To The Treetops!’ which received much praise from critics and won a Spellmannspris continue →

American Football Reissue Their Debut Album

American Football Album Is Reissued American Football’s self-titled debut album receives the deluxe edition treatment fifteen years after its original release. The trio of Mike Kinsella, Steve Lamos and Steve Holmes disbanded after their one and only album, ‘American Football’. continue →

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Grady Martin Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves and Hot Guitar

Various Artists (Atomicat)

A gifted musician and one of the places where it all started for rock ‘n’ roll music, Grady Martin is given full respect via ‘Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves and Hot Guitar’.

 

Hillbilly Deluxe

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…quite frankly there is only one place to rest this evening and soak up traditional country music, and that is at the ‘Hillbilly Deluxe’.

 

Billy Strange: Climb Aboard The Hell Train

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…a detailed and wonderfully engaging collection of songs that touches upon the gifted talents of Billy Strange as guitarist, singer and composer…

 

Falsehoods (EP)

Terrible Love (Bandcamp)

Terrible Love fire enough flares during ‘Falsehoods’ signalling for life to be given to this EP, which is warranted considering the quality on display…

 

Hillbilly And Rustic Rockabilly Bop Volume 4

Various Artists (Atomicat)

All in all, the fourth album in the ‘Hillbilly And Rustic Rockabilly Bop’ series lives up to its predecessors in terms of quality, intrigue, and thrills when it comes to the music…

 

Still On The Run

The Hoodoo Tones (Rhythm Bomb)

The Hoodoo Tones embark on a third trip packed with twelve new songs. The latest long player sees the band ‘Still On The Run’ and blending traditional rockabilly with the modern trimmings found on the rockin’ scene.

 

Strangers/Lovers: Side A

DAGNY (Little Daggers Records)

Still hanging on to the first slice of a two-part album set, DAGNY’s ‘Strangers/Lovers: Side A’ is a masterclass in pop music.

 

Boss Black Rockers: Cool It Vol.8

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

As series go, ‘Boss Black Rockers’ is up there with the best of them when it comes to compiling rockin’ track lists.

 

There’s Gonna Be A Ball – Rock ‘N’ Roll Español

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…this box set of Chicano rock provides a different angle on the ubiquitous rock ‘n’ roll compilation from an overlooked corner of its market…

 

Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

‘Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10’ is a record that stands out on its own merits yet is part of a series of albums equally on par with the quality offered here.

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