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★★★ ½ 3 and half star review of MARK ‘PORKCHOP’ HOLDER from GET READY TO ROCK

With an unmistakable fuzzy, bottom-end growl to his guitar playing, this is junkyard-dog blues at its best – sometimes it don’t need polishing to still be a diamond. The Porkchop’s second album is a classic delta blues ride except this one is splattered with mud, has had its muffler tampered with but is comfortable as […]

4 star ★★★★ review of BUFFALO KILLERS “Alive And Well In Ohio” from GET READY TO ROCK

Still maintaining that jangly ‘60s feel that was so prevalent in the “San Francisco sound” promulgated by the likes of CSNY and the Byrds, the Buffalo Killers’ brotherly driving force of Zachary and Andrew Gabbard still manage to produce easy-on-the-ear ditties which have seen them secure coveted (and very logical) support slots to bands like […]

4 star ★★★★ review of BUFFALO KILLERS “Alive And Well In Ohio” from The FIRE NOTE

The overall vibe of “jamming” runs throughout the record and its free spirit allows for plenty of natural melodies from the songwriting brothers Zachary and Andrew Gabbard. (…) Alive And Well In Ohio is a record to absorb, as it only gets better upon repeat listens. – THE FIRE NOTE REVIEW HERE

Great review of MARK ‘PORKCHOP’ HOLDER “Death And The Blues” from The CHATTANOOGA PULSE

Three cover tunes leaves eight all-original, freshly penned songs that demonstrate beautifully that all the hard touring and long road gigs are honing the band’s already keen sensibilities to a razor’s edge. Blues begat rock and roll, this is known. Step by step, rock and roll evolved into dozens of sub-genres and, for a time […]

9/10 review of GOSPELBEACH “Another Summer Of Love” from AMERICANA UK

GospelbeacH’s punk credentials are intact and impeccable. The legendary Mick Jones has been a massive influence on Brent Rademaker and GospelbeacH – they even wrote a homage to the Clash/BAD/Carbon Silicon guitarist, genius songsmith and producer (check out Kitty, Daisy & Lewis’ The Third) on their amazing first album Pacific Surf Line. Sometimes, GospelbeacH sound […]