Frankie Lee isn’t your average Americana singer-songwriter: his latest job involved the herding of 20 sheep on a small farm in Afton. For the recording of his latest album he retreated to his hometown of Stillwater and found that the house he grew up in was still available. In a backwoods setting and resembling a … Continue reading “Frankie Lee + Native Harrow, Paper Dress Vintage, Hackney, London, 4th September, 2019”
Following the release of his new album ‘Stillwater’ which we described as “a cohesive whole that exudes a unique and vivid artistic touch”, Frankie Lee has announced that he will be returning to the UK in September for a string of dates, including a slot at The Long Road festival. The tour is Lee’s first … Continue reading “Frankie Lee announces UK dates for September”
Frankie Lee knows a thing or two about hypnotizing his listeners. For good reason, the Minnesota born and raised singer-songwriter has spent his younger years in the wide open Midwest, where time barely leaves a mark on the small towns and long roads. ‘Stillwater’ is a follow up to the excellent ‘American Dreamer’, Lee’s 2015 … Continue reading “Frankie Lee “Stillwater” (Loose Records, 2019)”
Taken from his latest album, ‘Stillwater’ out on May 24th, this is is an ode to Jessica Lange who once lived in Stillwater, and excellent it is too. He’s on tour from May 18th across the UK and Europe.
Echoey twang, mournful lovelorn lyrics, piano by Justin Vernon? Yup – we’re all set to start as we mean to carry on in 2020. Swamp Dogg is the handle of 77 year old Jerry Williams, who is anxious to redefine his psychedelic soul superhero image, telling one and all that he’s always considered himself as … Continue reading “Swamp Dogg “Sleeping Without You Is A Dragg” – Listen”
Sometimes you just know when you have made the right choice and so it was that when The Deslondes struck up it was clear that the other attractions at tonight’s Celtic Connections would pale in comparison. From the very start this five piece New Orleans band transformed Oran Mor into a dusty American Roadhouse, the … Continue reading “The Deslondes + Underhill Rose @Celtic Connections, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 24th January 2018”