Latest single reviews


Josh Mease

Where Did It Go?
Lapland, the one-man-band from Brooklyn, is storming the streets of New York with the release of his second much anticipated album. Josh Mease, singer, songwrit... Read more...


The Shires

Nashville Grey Skies
The Shires – Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes – are a new band that play Country music as if they came from South of the US, rather than the South East of the UK, ... Read more...


The Sea and I

The Great I Am EP
The Sea and I were formed by Irwin Sparkes and Paul Firth and has a core of four members, though that will fluctuate according to the needs of the songs and ven... Read more...



feat. Ghetts 'Speak To Me'
Calibar teams up with THE hottest emcee in the game right now, Ghetts, on the brand new track ‘Speak To Me’. Going back to back with a skippy flow over a bassy,... Read more...


Raheem Bakaré

Portrait of Love
With his unique fusion of alternative R&B, soulful vocalist Raheem Bakaré is about to take us all by storm. ‘Portrait of Love’, the lead track taken from his fo... Read more...


Dead Flowers

Make It Bright
Dead Flowers’s debut album, last year’s Midnight at the Wheel Club, was generally well received by the media. Although London based their sound is Country/Amer... Read more...


The Bermondsey Joyriders

Brian Jones (The Real True Leader of the Rolling Stones) / Johnny Thunders Was A Human Being
Two songs about two misunderstood and almost forgotten icons and both songs are in the style of the subject – short sharp and punchy as hell. Read more...


Ruth Koleva

Turn This Around
With summery undertones and a jazz rhythm that will have you in a sunny daze, ''Turn This Around' is the latest offering from emerging Bulgarian songstress Ruth... Read more...

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Latest album reviews


Birds Of Chicago

Live From Space
Apart, JT Nero (in his JT & The Clouds guise) and Alison Russell (as Po’ Girl) are superb performers and a joy on the ear. Together as Birds Of Chicago they are... Read more...


Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Original Recordings
Describing the music of Dan Hicks is not easy. He seems to cross many boundaries – roots, western swing, country, even jazz – but the music is always smooth and... Read more...


Black Label Society

Catacombs of the Black Vatican
This is BLS’s first new album since ‘The Order Of The Black’ in 2009 and while it follows that classic in style it feels somehow heavier and darker than before ... Read more...


Marcus Malone

Stand Or Fall
A huge blast of Blues rock from Mr Malone – one of Detroit’s finest exports. Read more...


California Breed

California Breed
For anyone who has been hiding under a rock, California Breed are a new trio fronted by the legendary Glenn Hughes alongside Jason Bonham and new find Andrew Wa... Read more...


Grace Slick & The Great Society

Collector's Item
Everybody must have heard the wondrous ‘White Rabbit’ by Jefferson Airplane with haunting vocals by Grace Slick but not too many have heard her in the band she ... Read more...


Simon Adams

Simon Adams EP
'Simon Adams EP' specialises in uplifting ballads that are soulful, completely emotive and based on Simon Adams' relationships and journeys. Not to suggest that Read more...


Plastic Yellow Band

Breathe Air
Plastic Yellow Band seem like more of a tribute band than a band in their own right - for a band from South Carolina to be so heavily influenced by John Lennon Read more...

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Latest live reviews


Mark Harrison, Pat Dam Smyth

Old Church St Pancras
I love the venue and both Mark Harrison and Pat Dam Smyth played memorable sets - all in all a great way to spend a Friday night Read more...


Giuseppe Di Benedetto

75 Beat Club, Milan
Just being in the mere presence of a bona fide artist at work can both seduce and intimidate; one’s thoughts intensified as emotions are laid bare. Read more...


Backstreet Boys

The SSE Hydro - Glasgow
'In A World Like This' Tour, Live: The Backstreet Boys at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow Read more...


The Parlotones

Kensington Roof Gardens, London
The Parlotones may not [yet] be a household name here but their show at the swanky Kensington Roof Gardens drew a capacity crowd. Read more...



Oxford, The Art Bar
Taking to the stage a few moments after the rest of the band, front man Tom Rowlett orders the awaiting punters to come forward Read more...


Elvis In Concert - Viva Las Vegas

Shawn Klush and Cody Slaughter
Elvis Viva Las Vegas kicked off at Crown Casino last night to an ecstatic crowd filled with Elvis look-a-likes and adoring women. Opening night in Australia too... Read more...



The Documentary
DOPExBROKE are a London based collective of minds, bodies & souls creating an organic sound that resonates with the vibrations of the human anatomy. Read more...



Blue Note club, Milan
Music-News was present to see Verdiana, a 27 year old Italian musician, finalist in the 2013 edition of ‘Amici’, showcase her Read more...

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