Lucero “Among the Ghosts” (Thirty Tigers, 2018)

OK, let’s break the rules and get straight to the point – ‘Among the Ghosts‘ is a very good album.  No need to read through, or (heaven forbid) even skim over a few hundred words describing the songs, the background to the music to get to the summary.  No sirree! Here at Americana UK rules … Continue reading “Lucero “Among the Ghosts” (Thirty Tigers, 2018)”

Will Hoge, The Haunt, Brighton, 8th December 2018

The crowds in Brighton are always a mixed bag. Students, die-hard fans of the acts on any particular evening, casual live music goers or just the curious can normally be found in the various venues around the city on any given night and tonight is no exception however, the audience is split almost 50/50 between … Continue reading “Will Hoge, The Haunt, Brighton, 8th December 2018”

Interview: Will Hoge

Nashville’s Will Hoge has been making records since the turn of the century and built a sizeable following for his brand of honest, heartfelt, and as on the new album, ‘My American Dream‘ thought-provoking music. Never one  to shy away from the issues of the day, Hoge has produced an album that perfectly encapsulates both … Continue reading “Interview: Will Hoge”

Edward David Anderson “Chasing Butterflies”(Black Dirt Records, 2018)

Edward David Anderson (EDA) is a gifted songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who spent a decade fronting the revered Midwest rock band Backyard Tire Fire, before he broke away and released his ambitious debut ‘Lies & Wishes’ in 2014. That album was lauded “a superb solo effort” by No Depression and David Dye (NPR World Cafe) praised its follow-up … Continue reading “Edward David Anderson “Chasing Butterflies”(Black Dirt Records, 2018)”

Will Hoge announces politically charged new album “My American Dream”

Nashville singer-songwriter  Will Hoge has announced details of his new album ‘My American Dream’ which is due out on 5th October via EDLO/Thirty Tigers in the UK. It’s described as “the fiercest, angriest, and most heartfelt collection of songs he’s released… Eight songs of rabble-rousing political commentary that turns a critical eye on the crisis of … Continue reading “Will Hoge announces politically charged new album “My American Dream””

The Grahams announce new album, UK dates

Nashville-based Americana duo The Grahams have announced the release of The Grahams and Friends (Live in Studio), a combined collection of songs from Rattle the Hocks (the soundtrack from the film), and the deluxe edition of their 2015 album Glory Bound, none of which have previously been released in the UK or Ireland. Those “friends” … Continue reading “The Grahams announce new album, UK dates”