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About The Genius of Doc Watson
May03

About The Genius of Doc Watson

Doc Watson Two Videos Doc Watson – Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans 2009 – Photo: LTTL The Great Doc Watson Two Videos By Carl Weinschenk What can be said about Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson that has not already been said? Untold numbers of musicians have deconstructed his technique (no doubt with a mix of admiration, envy and depression). Those more interested in his history have checked out his profile and...

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Albums Of The Month – May 2021
Apr29

Albums Of The Month – May 2021

Our Top Six Releases May 21  Doni Zasloff and Eric Linderg, Nefesh Mountain (Photo: Lawrence Rickford) Top Six Releases May 2021 Our Top Six Releases By Rob Dickens John Hiatt with The Jerry Douglas Band Leftover Feelings New West Records 21 May 2021 In the 1980’s John Hiatt collaborated with slide guitar greats Ry Cooder and Sonny Landreth. In one sense, Leftover Feelings is a return to that boogie/bluesy tone. And yet there is...

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Watchhouse 1, Mandolin Orange 0
Apr24

Watchhouse 1, Mandolin Orange 0

Watchhouse new name and single Watchhouse – Photo: LTTL WATCHHOUSE  (ex Mandolin Orange) New single and video for “Better Way” In an unexpected and unusual development, feted US folk duo Mandolin Orange (Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz) have re-badged after more than a decade as Watchhouse. “Mandolin Orange was born out of my 21-year-old mind. The name isn’t what I strive for when I write, because it doesn’t...

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Yola Stands Up For Herself
Apr23

Yola Stands Up For Herself

New Yola Release July 21 Yola – Photo: Joseph Ross Smith YOLA to release new album’STAND FOR MYSELF’via EASY EYE SOUND on July 30 Yola’s Walk Through Fire was our favourite album of 2019. Now, the peerless singer has announced an anthemic new album Stand For Myself, to be released via Easy Eye Sound on July 30, 2021. Produced by Dan Auerbach (who was at the helm of her previous offering), the album is...

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Fiontan Cassidy On Windward Waters
Apr22

Fiontan Cassidy On Windward Waters

 New single Fiontan Cassidy Fiontan Cassidy New Single “Windward Waters”            Tasmania, Australia-based singer-songwriter Fiontan Cassidy (pronounced Fintan), has released a second single, the beguiling “Windward Waters” (via 7Hz Productions). Cassidy is just twenty two years old and has performed his intimate live shows, often just...

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