“one of the most important and iconic events in the global Country Music calendar” – Whispering Bob
“… one of the finds of the decade…”
“…the vibrant week of U.S. and UK country music playing live in London has spread further afield…”
“…he’s appeared at The Grand Ole Opry 100 times!…”
The release of Willard Grant Conspiracy’s album Untethered was a bittersweet affair. As anticipated as new music was from this alt-country stalwart, there was no escaping the finality of it for Willard Grant Conspiracy’s founder and lynchpin, Robert Fisher, had died of cancer almost 2 years earlier
After 10 albums of roots, blues and mountain music focusing on improvisation and experimentation, the founders of North Mississippi Allstars, brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson, were inspired to create their latest record by a photograph. It was taken by Wyatt McSpadden in 1996, but the brothers didn’t get to see it for over 20 years….
“…hits like a tsunami of nostalgia, reminding you of something you didn’t know you missed so much…”
It’s been a busy week for touring, and Peterborough’s premier indie-electronica band, Among The Citizens are also out on the road. Their newest single, In Your Car, is the right kind of high-octane soundtrack to a race around the country.
If watching X Factor is your guilty secret then you might remember Janet Devlin. She came to prominence in the eight series, alongside Little Mix. She had a unique voice and style that seemed different from the typical acts on the show. The audience warmed to her personality and talent, meaning she topped the public…
We’ve covered a lot of U.S. contemporary country stars recently so it’s interesting to see how the genre is being interpreted north of the border. JUNO and Canadian Country Music Association Award winners James Barker Band are the leading lights in that respect. Plenty of people have already taken notice; their songs have been streamed…