Simone Felice + Diana DeMuth, The Slaughtered Lamb, London, 15th January 2020

The Slaughtered Lamb is a tiny space for a headliner as big as Simone Felice – it’s a basement room below a pub with maybe a capacity of a hundred, or a hundred and fifty at a push, set up with tables, stools, side benches and a standing area behind all of these. No surprise … Continue reading “Simone Felice + Diana DeMuth, The Slaughtered Lamb, London, 15th January 2020”

Simone Felice, Leaf, Manchester, 30th April 2019

Dressed in black jeans, black shirt and a crumpled black jacket; with unkempt hair and a greying, wispy beard, Simone Felice shuffled unceremoniously on to the stage to open the first of two sets he delivered tonight.  Accompanied for the evening by only his acoustic guitar, Felice gave a cursory nod to his audience before … Continue reading “Simone Felice, Leaf, Manchester, 30th April 2019”

Simone Felice, Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church, Glasgow, 13th May 2018

When Simone Felice and his brothers went to high school they would hop on a bus in their hamlet of Palenville and ride thirty minutes or so to the county town of Catskill, passing a mural of its most celebrated resident: Iron Mike – The Dynamite Kid. After Tyson fell from grace the mural became … Continue reading “Simone Felice, Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church, Glasgow, 13th May 2018”

Interview: Simone Felice

A long time has passed since we witnessed a shirtless, sweating Felice clambering over a rickety drum kit hollering “Yankees In The House” at  The Basement in Nashville after an incendiary Felice Brothers show that was described on this very site as ‘the future of rock’n’roll.’ These days Felice is one of the golden boys … Continue reading “Interview: Simone Felice”

AmericanA to Z – Ian Felice

Ian Felice, who many of you of course will know as lead singer/guitarist/songwriter for The Felice Brothers has spent better more than a decade carving up the grittier side of Americana. Overlooking the bequeathed politic outlook of his country, denouncing capitalism and greed and shedding light on the darker side of mental condition, are just … Continue reading “AmericanA to Z – Ian Felice”

Ian Felice “In The Kingdom of Dreams” (Loose, 2017)

Between two things there is often a dilution of each, a middle of the road but there is also the possibility of great fertility. I mention this as when listening to this record my first impression (and so far it’s an unshakeable one) is that on this record Ian Felice finds a beautiful sweet spot … Continue reading “Ian Felice “In The Kingdom of Dreams” (Loose, 2017)”

Ian Felice “21st Century” – Listen

21st Century is the new single from lead singer and songwriter for The Felice Brothers Ian Felice (or “H Felice” as Steps fans would say) taken from his debut solo album ‘In The Kingdom Of Dreams’.  He told The Bluegrass Situation: “21st Century’ is a three-chord song about the paranoid breakdown of someone’s reality. I wrote it on … Continue reading “Ian Felice “21st Century” – Listen”

Ian Felice to release debut solo album

Exciting news arrives from Loose Records that Ian Felice – of, as you may have realised, The Felice Brothers – has recorded a solo album that will released on 25th August.  Entitled In The Kingdom Of Dreams, the album was recorded in Ian’s childhood home of Palenville NY, with his brother Simone Felice on production … Continue reading “Ian Felice to release debut solo album”

Video: Diana DeMuth “Rose of Nantucket”

Following a couple of recent gigs in London with producer and collaborator Simone Felice, Diana DeMuth releases her latest single, ‘Rose of Nantucket’.  Her powerful, emotive voice and the atmospheric video combine well.  DeMuth says of the video: “The living portraits we incorporated are a big part of what brings this song to life. Each … Continue reading “Video: Diana DeMuth “Rose of Nantucket””