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Danny & the Champs besøkte Oslo!

Staying True Danny & the Champions of the World visited Oslo yesterday evening to perform tracks from their current album ‘Stay True’. The gig turned out to be a wonder set with the band showing their live prowess and winning continue →

New Album From Sturgill Simpson

Second Album For Sturgill Simpson ‘Metamodern Sounds In Country Music’ is the new album from Sturgill Simpson and is available from today on Loose Music. This second album is more experimental compared to its predecessor ‘High Top Mountain’, but still continue →

Hege Brynildsen New Single

New Single Release From ‘Till Harry’ Hege Brynildsen is ready with a second single, ‘I mitt kök’, which is taken from her second solo album ‘Till Harry’ released last month. The single is available on Rootsy.nu and is part of continue →

ORBO New Single

‘Man O’ War’ Releases A Single ORBO (Ole Reinert Berg-Olsen) releases a single from recent EP ‘Man O’ War’. The song chosen as the single release is the rather excellent ‘Time To Move On’ that reflects on a troubled relationship continue →

Sturgill Simpson On Jools Holland’s ‘Later…’

Sturgill Simpson Appearing On ‘Later…with Jools Holland’ Nashville-based singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson is appearing on Jools Holland’s ‘Later…’ this evening at 10pm on BBC Two. Sturgill will be performing tracks from his forthcoming album ‘Metamodern Sounds in Country Music’ available on continue →

Canadian Blast Festival

Canadian Blast Set For Brighton As part of this year’s Great Escape Festival happening from 8 – 10th May, Canadian Blast will be hosting a number of gigs in support of Canada’s rising talent in the independent music scene. There continue →

Danny & the Champs Heading To Norway!

Live Dates In Norway For Danny & the Champions of the World Famous Last Words (FLW) had the pleasure of interviewing lead singer Danny George Wilson of Danny & the Champions of the World last year. Now we are pleased continue →

House of Dreams

Naomi Pilgrim Dreaming Up New Single New single from Naomi Pilgrim titled ‘House of Dreams’ receives its official release on May 19th. The single will be part of an EP – also named ‘House of Dreams’ – that will be continue →

Suburban Dirts New Single

Kicking Up Some Dirt Forthcoming single ‘Fire On The Campsite’ from Suburban Dirts taken from their album ‘A Tiny Little Island In The Big Bad Sea’. Famous Last Words reviewed Suburban Dirts album which can be found at: http://famouslastwordsrecords.com/reviews/a-tiny-little-island-in-the-big-bad-sea/ For continue →

Handsome Family Interview

Growing In Stature Having received much praise for latest album ‘Wilderness’ and gaining attention due to their song’s inclusion on the hit TV crime series True Detective, Brett and Rennie Sparks of The Handsome Family are reaping much deserved success continue →

Infinity Broke Out On The Road

Infinity Broke Announce Live Dates In support of their recently released debut album ‘River Mirrors’, Infinity Broke has announced live dates for May 2014. The following live dates will be happening across venues in their native Australia. Wed May 7th  continue →

Up River Release Album Undertow

Up River Leading The Way Brighton-based post-hardcore band Up River release their debut album ‘Undertow’ today. Famous Last Words (FLW) happens to think ‘Undertow’ is something rather special, which can be ascertained from our full review of the band’s first 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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