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Various Artists – Alligator Records – 50 Years Of Genuine Houserockin’ Music

Various Artists – Alligator Records – 50 Years Of Genuine Houserockin’ Music Alligator Records 58 songs – 232 minutes It is difficult to overstate the importance of Alligator Records in the pantheon of the blues. Famously founded in 1971 purely to enable founder Bruce Iglauer to record his favourite artist, Hound Dog Taylor, Alligator has …

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Cher Biopic in the Works

Cher is the next music legend set to receive the biopic treatment.The “Goddess of Pop” announced the news ahead of her 75th birthday on Thursday. Five-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, A Star is Born) is writing the film, which will be distributed by Universal.Roth will have no… Please click the link below …

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Various Artists – Blues Alive in the Valley: Lockdown Sessions

Various Artists – Blues Alive in the Valley: Lockdown Sessions Hudson Valley Blues Society 23 songs – 101 minutes www.thehvbs.org Despite joining the ranks of the Blues Foundation a little more than a year ago, the Hudson Valley Blues Society — based an hour or so north of Manhattan –have been busy beavers during the …

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Eddie Kold Band – Chicago Alley Blues | Album Review

Eddie Kold Band – Chicago Alley Blues Bellaphon Records – 2020 www.eddiekold.com 12 Tracks; 53 minutes German guitarist and front man, Eddie Kold (whose real name is Jorg Fennekold) has traveled to Chicago frequently over the last thirty years and clearly has a love for Chicago blues. His regular band members include Benjamin Garcia on bass, …

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Olivia Rodrigo Performs “Drivers License” & “good 4 u” on SNL: Watch

Fast-rising pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo made her Saturday Night Live on the penultimate episode of Season 46.Rodrigo used her first performance of the evening to sing her record-smashing debut single, “Drivers License”. Upon its release earlier this year, the power pop ballad set a record on Spotify for most streams on a… Please click the link below …

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Paul Weller: Fat Pop (Volume 1) review – more earnest than exciting

(Polydor)Recorded largely during last year’s first lockdown, Weller’s 16th solo album is a reined in affair Anybody thinking that 2018’s relatively trad True Meanings marked the end of Paul Weller’s decade of untamed experimentation would have reckoned without last year’s On Sunset, which once again offered up curveballs aplenty. Fat Pop (Volume 1) – put …

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Fatima Al Qadiri: Medieval Femme review – ancient and otherworldly

(Hyperdub)This New York-based Kuwaiti artist combines early music with digital dubs to dreamlike effect A decade into a career at the confluence of digital music and art, the latest album by New York-based Kuwaiti electronic composer Fatima Al Qadiri is full of echoes. Her 2017 EP, Shaneera, was a party-facing tribute to the “evil queens” …

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