Daniel Romano hits the UK for dates

Rock’n’ roll chameleon Daniel Romano has arrived in the UK for a string of shows to promote his recently released seventh album, Modern Pressure, out now on New West Records. Romano, fresh from his first appearance at End Of The Road Festival will be headlining The Borderline in London with his full band on November 18th as well as shows in … Continue reading “Daniel Romano hits the UK for dates”

Daniel Romano headlines Upstart Crow festival this weekend

Upstart Crow is a festival dedicated to “the art of song” which takes place on the UCF stage under the canopy in Spitalfields with eight hours of original music. The festival is free and runs from midday to 8pm this Sunday (October 1st). Headlining this year is Daniel Romano – the Canadian Juno-nominated musician, poet and visual artist – who will be playing … Continue reading “Daniel Romano headlines Upstart Crow festival this weekend”

Interview: Christopher Rees

A delayed train meant I had a moment to use the ‘library’ on the platform provided by WH Smiths, and a rapid peruse of Uncut Magazine, in which I stumbled across a review of ‘The Nashville Songs’, cool title, by Christopher Rees, cool hat in the picture on the sleeve.  A brief exchange of emails … Continue reading “Interview: Christopher Rees”

Dirty Dozen: The Most Ugly Child

The Most Ugly Child are a 6-piece country powerhouse, with rabble rousing fiddle breaks and pedal steel swells to make you weep. They can have you dancing on the tables or break your heart with a song. Centered around the songwriting partnership of Daniel Wright and Stevie-Leigh Goodison, the band is made up of some … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: The Most Ugly Child”

Dirty Dozen: Country Lips

Party country from the Pacific Northwest, this is the real country music.  An eight-piece honky-tonk band with a focus on the hard-edged, hook-laden, close-harmony country sound of the west coast, Country Lips has been called many things: “legendarily wild,” “a merry band of shitkickers,” and “the pick-me-up line of speed country needs to start kicking … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: Country Lips”