Nick Waterhouse – Nick Waterhouse

Hep cat Strat:  Old school rock’n’roll albums are now so common that the ‘retro’ genre could arguably be described as incredibly modern. Nevertheless some do it better than others, and Nick Waterhouse does it about as well as anyone outside of the 1962. Every track on his self-titled fourth album is a perfect a facsimile of… Continue reading Nick Waterhouse – Nick Waterhouse

New Music August/September

The latest short reviews setting the UK's regional press on fire:   Black Delta Movement                  Preservation      8/10 Anyone with an ear for honest-to-God rock’n’roll won’t fail to be knocked sideways by this infectious collection of barnstormers. Of the many influences worn brazenly on the Hull-based group's sleeves, there’s a clear Jesus & Mary Chain/… Continue reading New Music August/September

Eleanor Tomlinson – Tales from Home

Lame heard beauty: Poldark’s Eleanor Tomlinson is following the well-established if not entirely auspicious showbiz tradition of actors releasing covers albums just in time for father’s day. Tales From Home does at least have the distinction of an uncommonly tasteful selection of tracks, including new versions of Gordon Lightfoot’s If You Could Read My Mind,… Continue reading Eleanor Tomlinson – Tales from Home