J. Holiday Talks New Album “Time”, Getting Praise From Ari Lennox, Label Politics (Exclusive)

R&B artist J. Holiday has been one of the most consistent male of his generation as he’s dropped solid music since his debut album “Back Of My Lac” back in 2007. It’s been a joy to watch his evolution as an artist as he’s transitioned from being a major label star to being a label … Read more

Featured Interview – Joanna Shaw Taylor – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Laura Carbone Are some people destined to end up in certain professions? With the talented Joanne Shaw Taylor, who began playing professionally at a very young age and was recently nominated for a Blues Music Award for Best Blues Rock Artist, that certainly seems to be the case. Blues Blast Magazine … Read more

Tom Remon (new album ‘Eagle Peak’ on Lunaria Records; launch 28 Feb ’22) – London Jazz News

Tom Remon- Eagle Peak UK guitarist Tom Remon has a new album out, Eagle Peak (Lunaria Records) with Shaney Forbes on drums, Mike Gorman on Hammond and Laurence Wilkins on trumpet. Launch is on 28 February – booking link below. In this feature about the new album, he remembers the impact which working with Tomorrow’s … Read more

Artist deep dive: Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is one of the most exciting R&B artists of the 21st century, and he has certainly made aname for himself in the industry, despite the fact that he has not released nearly as much music asother artists of his status. In order to truly appreciate a Frank Ocean album – or even song … Read more

The Cowboy Junkies Shine Their Light into The Darkness

The Cowboy Junkies‘ very first record Whites Off Earth Now!! recorded in 1986 and Songs of The Recollection dropping on March 25th are like bookends in a fabled career now 35 years old. Whites Off Earth Now!! “covered” songs by Lightning Hopkins, Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker, Bukka White and Bruce Springsteen. Songs of The … Read more

Georg Demel Quartett – Pale Blue Dot (Unit Records, 2021) ***** ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Matty Bannond 23 billion kilometers away from Earth, something is communicating with humankind. It sends photos of our watery planet. It transmits data about the space beyond the Sun’s heliosphere. And it has inspired four young musicians in Leipzig to create an album of startling emotional depth that, like the Voyager 1 space probe, … Read more