The High Divers “Ride With You” (Independent, 2019)

There will always be a demand for top class Americana rock’n’roll (and if that’s not a thing it should be), and South Carolina’s High Divers can fill that need nicely. They’re already two albums into their career and this is their second EP which, frankly, rocks. That’s not the most nuanced of critical judgements it’s true but it does. There are six tracks replete with harmonies, melodies and a bit of attitude and all are supremely more-ish. Often somewhat reminiscent of Tom Petty (perhaps inevitably, given the man was the gold standard), the band are tight and crisp without ever sounding slick, forced or over-produced. Continue reading “The High Divers “Ride With You” (Independent, 2019)”

Video Premiere: The Blue Highways “Play Johnny Play”

Now here’s a thing.  The very up and coming indeed Blue Highways new single “Play Johnny Play” features some great UK Americana guitarists including a couple of Champs as well.  A proper piece of rock’n’roll featuring the mighty vocals of Callum Lury, it’s released today and you can get it here And you should.