The musicianship presents an impressive & vast collaboration. Goodreid’s voice & songwriting style, his genuine nature, his unstoppable imagination – it all makes for a playlist that’s unlike anything else you’re likely to hear right now.
King Size Slim’s live performances are in a league of their own entirely. Milk Drunk is a stand out clip from his recent 2Seas Session, and to say his performance captivates is a pretty drastic understatement.
Everything from the musicality to the performances to the way in which this release has been recorded – it all works towards this shared sentiment of nostalgic raw energy & realness.
The dynamic & the style & the way in which the two musicians connect is total entrancing. A magnificent live session & a total recommend, through & through.
The music grabs you, this meeting of the piano, the guitars, the organic drum-line, and not least of all that part delicate part mighty leading voice – all of this in unison creates precisely the sort of escapism that music fans so often turn to.
The only thing that would potentially top playing this at full volume as you dive deeper into Friday night would be a live show from Billy Roberts & the Rough Riders.
Complete with an accompanying live performance video, Dynamos’ single Stainless brings through an indie-rock meets Americana crossed with pop aura that introduces their sound in a pretty bold way.
They do what they do, they do it well, and their leading vocalist has something immediately characterful & appealing about his voice. Open Jam is definitely a project to check out, as is a live show from Brother Jon Band.
Swampee is an easily memorable & striking song from a band who know exactly how to draw your attention in the rawest, most openly rock & roll way possible.
Driven by the raw passion & warmth of a band who play for the love of playing, Summers’ Gone makes for an easy going groove that reaches out for the soul, or for those memories of a love that came & went.
Rob Larkin writes & performs from a place of passion & experience, so the finish is always very polished, very well crafted, and simultaneously very natural seeming.
The ideas touch on topics that are likely to be close to heart of many modern day listeners – true to the times, of shared struggle or difficulty. Even so, the band have approached this in an exceedingly comforting way.