An exclusive interview with the Juno-nominated blues wonder.
Reference points abound, but it’s all kept coherent thanks to Colin’s infallible production and JWs intuitive guitar work. An album that is an absolute joy from start to finish, ‘high temperature’ is a blues gem. 9
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Whilst Mollie’s stunning voice would always prove to be a draw, what makes this record special is how she draws upon her own influences, crafting an album that is modern, relevant and, frequently, satisfyingly different. 9
...this live album is not so much a record of the tour, as an essential companion piece to the ‘lady in gold’ album itself, and is all the more essential for it. 9
It’s hard to put into words quite what an Eric Gales show is like, suffice it to say that it cuts to the very bone of what it means to be a genuine blues artist. The next tour cannot come quickly enough. 9
This is a fine album all round, but there is a feeling that, as good as it is, Jared James Nichols has greater heights to which to rise. 8
Throughout, it is easy to see just why Steve has built so solid a reputation and ‘Solo recordings volume 3’ is a masterclass in hard blues musicianship. 9