"Some of the most important lessons I have learned is to be consistent, persistent and to never stop trying to achieve your creative dreams. Music has great power and to choose to create from a place of authenticity is the most impactful and beautiful thing you can do."
Ndidi O: Songs for Complicated Times
Ndidi O has never been one to pull her…Continue
"Always stay true to yourself and avoid negative people and influences."
Milton Reame-James: Musical Journeys
British Milton Reame-James, musician and composer was the original keyboard player with Cockney Rebel. Milton has also played with Bill Nelson's Be Bop Deluxe, Leyton Buzzards and Modern Romance. Composer for Oor Wullie, Venus…Continue
"It’s as if the Blues is at the roots and Music, is the tree. We need to preserve the roots and keep them watered so that more and more music can grow from them!"
Katie Henry: Goin' to the Heart and Soul
Katie Henry is part of a new generation of talented and passionate young artists currently reshaping the blues landscape. The New Jersey-born…Continue
“The blues is a long standing tradition that was for a decade or two mostly created for, and appreciated by the black American public but the spirit of it's magic caught on with people of all races world wide.”
The Duke of Six Strings of Steel
On June 2024,…Continue
"Southern rock n’ roll music touches people. People relate to the stories. It makes them want to have a good time, it makes them remember, and it helps them to forget. It’s honest and powerful and that’s what we write about."
Preacher Stone: Pure Southern Rock
US southern rock n’ rollers Preacher Stone released their butt kicking good time new…Continue
"Because music brings people together from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds, it holds the power of understanding and also compassion for one another. I think compassion is important today, it erases the divisiveness that's permeating our world."
Lynn Drury: Greetings from New Orleans
Celebrated New Orleans-based singer…Continue
“To me, playing with soul, feeling it, is more important than technique. Naturally, you've got to have some chops in order to pull this off, but a technical performance without feeling would sound bland.”
Al Lerman: Country-Fried Blues
Veteran Canadian Bluesman Al Lerman is cooking up country-fried blues with his new album “Country-Fried…Continue
"Sublime Art never stops influencing me positively, perhaps because it was continually derided by persons around me during my youth. Art and music are essential for every civilised society."
The Art of Life, The Life of Art
ALIENS IN THE NECROPOLIS (2024) is a…Continue
"The most important lesson I have learned is never give up. Don’t listen to negativity, and believe in your vision. Work at your craft and never stop learning. Whether it’s writing or playing your instrument make it part of your daily routine. I’m a firm believer that it takes 10,000 hours to become competent."
Andy Joe Pearce: What Did I Know…Continue
"It (Blues) will always survive because it is an accessible music form, but as per above, technique is nothing without human feeling in the music."
Dave Kelly: A Blues Sun On His Face
Singer, guitarist and composer Dave Kelly is a British blues singer, guitarist and composer, who has been active on the British blues music scene since…Continue