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Gretchen Peters – Interview and Gig Review

I begin my interview with Gretchen Peters on a congratulatory note. She has just scooped International Album and Song of the year (2015) at the inaugural UK Americana Awards in London. Back in 1995 she won best song of the year at the Country Music Associations with “Independence Day”. So twenty years on with 10 albums to…
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Lorraine Wood at the Troubadour – London

“It’s the first time I’ve written down all my lyrics and shared them with anyone” Lorraine Wood explains as we sip our respective tea and hot chocolate before her opening set at The Troubadour in London. Initially I asked for her lyrics to ease my own confusion. I stumbled across her music when she opened for Robert Chaney at the Servant Jazz Quarters, I heard comments…
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Robert Chaney Interview and Gig Review

I haven’t made up my mind, but then again maybe I have, this could be a difficult interview. Good question, why? The cover photograph of Robert Chaney debut album “Cracked Picture Frames” is black and white; he seems to be looking away, somewhat disinterested from the photographers lenses. His eyes mainly covered by a long dark…
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Interview with Miriam Jones

The chosen interview location by Miriam Jones turns out be a quintessential English setting, a pub (good choice). Our hostelry has just opened it’s evening doors, hardly souls in from the rain are met with a roaring log fire and a choice of real ales. It’s low cross beamed ceiling, stacked firewood, old framed photographs…
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Andrew Combs On and Off Stage

When I arrive at Andrew Combs’ changing room half an hour before he’s about to go on stage at the Union Chapel, Islington London, he’s relaxed and receptive. The changing room is an epitome of rock and roll, the church vestry. His belongings and attire are minimal, sparse, a suitcase, guitar, jacket over a chair, he’s a musician on the road. This is his last…
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Live from London – Songbird Juliet Lawson

Juliet Lawson is an English singer songwriter originating from London, renown for her personal, intimate style with audiences. Although her music has been classified as hard to place in any given genre, she switches effortlessly between blues, jazz, to folk inspired melodies. Juliet’s fan base was built on her outstanding…
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