Leeroy Stagger is back in the UK this summer for the first time in five years and playing a series of gigs throughout July in support of his album Truth Be Sold that’s out on July 4th in the UK on one of my favourite labels – Clubhouse Records.
The eleven track album is Stagger’s eight studio album and builds on his impressive back catalogue, we have another batch of original songs from the Canadian, combining freshly written material with songs written earlier in his career including one of the albums many highlights Cities on Fire a song written some eight years ago that has been updated and reworked as a rock protest song about the Occupy Wall Street Movement, the track is one of the albums amped up moments, though it’s not all about fuzzy guitars, pedals and amps as the album strikes a balance with some . . . → Read More: Leeroy Stagger – Truth Be Sold
“Raucous Folk-Americana with dark foreboding blues and the occasional heart-stopping ballad”
The guys at Clubhouse Records have an ear for the very best of UK Americana and they’ve come up trumps again releasing Little Copper Still the new album from London-based four-piece The Cedars.
Ten of the albums baker’s dozen tracks (there’s a hidden extra on the CD) were recorded and produced on the other side of the ‘The Pond’ in California with Grammy winning producer Ian Brennan whose previous credits include Peter Case and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, a pair of the tracks including the featured one below were recorded in the bands home city, though recorded mainly in the US the album manages to retain a certain ‘Britishness’ that results in a more authentic sound – if that sounds at odds with itself you’ll have to listen the whole album to appreciate what I mean, the . . . → Read More: The Cedars – Little Copper Still
Completing the videos 6 thru’ 10 from Clubhouse Records Nebraska night in celebration of Springsteen’s finest hour.
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Likely to be a digital release of the tracks on Clubhouse and the chance of the physical release too, in the interim enjoy these.
A sweet set of videos from Clubhouse Records recent Nebraska night in celebration of Springsteen’s finest hour.
A trio of Beat Surrender favourites have some shows coming up next month, the erstwhile Danny George Wilson the frontman of country rock ‘n’ rollers Danny And The Champions Of The World is playing will play a series of solo-acoustic shows throughout September along with Robin & Joe Bennett (The Dreaming Spires) and Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou, Danny will be playing songs from the three Champions albums as well as tracks from his not inconsiderable and top-notch back catalogue as a solo artist and with Grand Drive, the venues promise up-close and personal shows not to be missed.
Clubhouse Records artist The Dreaming Spires released a cracking album earlier this year Brothers In Brooklyn if you not heard it yet I’d recommend you seek it out, with Trevor Moss and Hannah-Lou along for the ride too what are you waiting for.
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