Album Reviews

Review: When Rivers Meet – ‘Saving Grace’

When the School of Rock returns to face-to-face teaching, pupils can expect a new semester entirely devoted to British husband-and-wife blues duo When Rivers Meet. Way before the pandemic forced musicians to rethink how they connected with and retained their core audience, Grace Bond (lead vocals, mandolin, violin) and Aaron …

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Review: SpiritWorld – ‘Pagan Rhythms’

Spiritworld

When Springsteen released his ‘Western Stars’ album in 2019, critics fell over each other to heap praise on what was deemed to be the ultimate love letter to Western imagery. Sweeping, cinematic, and character-driven, it conjured up a grandiose “range of American themes, of highways and desert spaces, of isolation …

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Review: Plush – ‘Plush’

What a whirlwind six months or so it has been for new American hard rock outfit Plush since lockdown was lifted and some sort of normality returned. Shows with Seether and Nonpoint, live dates with Wolfgang Van Halen on his maiden voyage as Mammoth WVH, and next week they open …

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Review: JD Simo – Mind Control

Nashville-based Chicagoan JD Simo is back with his latest instalment of psychedelic blues for you to get your freak on. Opening track ‘Go Away Satan’ immediately hits us with some raw full-fat funky drums right out of the Clyde Stubblefield School of drumming. This continuous loop, played by the amazing …

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Review: Singles Round-Up

Another week, another fresh batch of hot new singles ticking all the boxes here at DGM Towers. Here are a few examples of what we have been listening to over the last few days; as usual, click on the artist’s name in bold and follow the link to the YouTube …

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