Blissful acoustic delicacy of tone and recording pour through as Denver guitarist and producer Royce DeZorzi introduces his sublime new instrumental album.
Crisp and organic blues pour through with precisely the nostalgic sense of heart and craft implied by the title, as David Meith exemplifies the art of devotion to the moment.
An artist of impressively poetic roots and immersive musical heights, Stuart Pearson has released a multitude of original projects in recent years, not least of all the superbly creative, dark Americana album Mojave.
“The last really significant scene in our country was in the 80s with Punk-Hardcore. Today there are just so many people who play.”
All in all, Consecration Revival Volume II represents praise, devotion, reverence, gratitude and love in a multitude of different musical guises. If not all of the styles float your boat, there is another song coming along before too long in this 17-strong collection. It’s difficult not to be moved by the conviction on offer.
“The Blues is my favorite genre, hands down! There’s nothing like hearing BB King make his guitar cry! Or hearing Muddy Waters sing with pure conviction.”
A nicely disparate collection of songs that flit around the rock genre with some dexterity.
David manages to keep things eclectic enough to hold interest, yet still consistently in tune with his own recognisable style as a musician and performer. An easy listen, and a genuinely likable new take on some age-old loyalties and odes.
The final third delves into passionate uncertainty, the voice peaking, the guitar wandering into distortion & bends, the bass notes storming through with far more urgency.
Openly presenting a cultural & personal deep-dive into historical context & the individual experience, Terry Blade’s debut album takes intention & artistry to profound & complex new depths.
We’ve all wished for some city or person to take back someone who hurt us, and Roots Asylum address it perfectly; bidding the blue sky to open up, leading us towards better days.
Pairing the sound & rhythms of a simpler era, with upfront electric guitar solos, and a bluesy vocal that drives with intimacy & strength of melody alike.