Beth Hart – Fire On The Floor
Oct26

Beth Hart – Fire On The Floor

Read our review of Fire On The Floor by Beth Hart Beth Hart’s New Release Fire On The Floor Beth Hart continues to produce quality work at a creditable output rate.  She also continues to distance herself from the somewhat restrictive descriptor of ‘blues siren’. The Grammy-nominated singer furthers her songwriting chops with her new album Fire On The Floor, just out on Provogue/Mascot Label Group.  Her last release...

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Beth Hart – Better Than Home – A Review
Apr13

Beth Hart – Better Than Home – A Review

Read our review of ‘Better Than Home’ by Beth Hart Beth Hart’s new album Better Than Home (Mascot/Provogue) was released on April 10 2015 and is a worthy follow up to 2014’s Bang Bang Boom Boom.  There’s a good deal of introspection and bravery in the eleven songs featured here, all of them written and composed by Hart herself. The themes of past pains, family issues and personal demons are explored with...

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Best Live Shows 2014
Dec31

Best Live Shows 2014

Read our list of top twenty favourite live shows in 2014   If I thought choosing twenty album releases for the year was a challenge, reporting on the best live shows in 2014 has been extremely tough. My live music year in can be described as plentiful and remarkable.  Plentiful in the sense that I outdid past deeds in attending seven music festivals for the year which I estimate to equate to about twenty three full days of music...

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Gary Clark Jr and Jason Isbell – Day 5 Bluesfest 2014
Apr22

Gary Clark Jr and Jason Isbell – Day 5 Bluesfest 2014

Read our take on day five at Byron Bay’s Bluesfest 2014 There was a full agenda late tonight so we delayed our arrival until around 3pm.  Atypically, the traffic was very slow on the way and it took the better part of an hour to drive from our Suffolk Park beach house to the festival site at Tyagarah.  Another perfect day, weather wise – we truly have been blessed this Bluefest. Saidah Baba Talibah has a big voice and a...

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