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From Chicago to the Hill Country and from Roots to Soul: The divers songs of Trainman Blues

They clearly built their music in the house of blues and took inspiration from all styles in the roots, soul and blues genre before it developed into Rock ‘n’Roll. This results in soulful and bluesy songs with a whole lot of diversity. Trainman Blues is hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark and recently released three singles from their upcoming album. 

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Dark-noir lyrics built on dreamy arrangements: NEW Album Doom Wop from Prom Queen

She makes you think back to the days of the Doo Wop singers era and the nostalgic sound of the sixties,  The Drifters meet the sixties music scene in a pessimistic soulful duet.  With her band, she creates a unique stage presence, always beautiful dresses and melodious soundscape in a dreamy theatre. Prom Queen is definitely a unique voice in today’s music scene.  

 

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“Accompanied by little more than a banjo”: William Elliott Whitmore’s Folk and Roots songs

He grew up on his family farm in Iowa, respecting the land on a philosophy of caring for crops, and to never take more than is needed and, ultimately, to try to leave things better than how they were found.  With that approach, William Elliott Whitmore is recording beautiful albums since 2003 in the Folk and Roots genre.  

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The Blues Sisters from Larkin Poe release Preachin’ Blues from their upcoming album ‘Peach’

The Blues Sisters of Larkin Poe Hailin’ originally from Atlanta Georgia just released a new single “Preachin’ Blues’. as part of their upcoming album Peach. This Cover of  Delta Blues legend Son House contains intense beats, magnificent slide guitar licks, and soulful vocals. 

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INTERVIEW | David Robinson about ‘The Cold Heart Revue’s new album “Renegade Heart”

Hard driving Guitar solos are all over the place and their thriving vocals and harmonica melodies complement the sound of The Cold Heart Revue perfectly. This band knows how to bring Rock ‘n Roll, Blues and Guitar Rock out a stage. They already had a chart-topping Number #1 hit on the iTunes Blues Single Chart with “You’re A Picture on a Wall” and now they released their second EP “Renegade Heart”.

Like many other notable British Blues musicians, David Robinson of the Cold Heart Revue stands out in bad ass guitar solos and blues rocking arrangements. Their newest EP “Renegade Heart” is a shout out for the revival of hard blues rock and that is what we are waiting for!

4 Piece Blues Band The Cold Heart Revue

The Cold Heart Revue
The Cold Heart Revue

David Robinson ( Vocals/Lead Electric Guitar/Lead Slide ) started performing as a solo acoustic blues artist under the name ‘The Cold Heart Revue‘ in 2014. Struck by the authenticity of blues music when performed he recorded his first EP as a solo artist and decided to recruit a full band to perform on the follow-up ‘Renegade Heart’, earlier this year. ‘The Cold Heart Revue’ became a 4 piece band in2017.

Interview about The New Cold Heart Revue EP “Renegade Heart”

Curious about the recording process, the band and the blues scene in England I spoke with Frontman David Robinson about the upcoming The Cold Heart Revue Album “Renegade Heart.

BBB: “All songs on the EP contain arrangements with additions that make the music powerful. For example, The harmonica additions in “American Rain” also the Backing vocals in “Tattoo Girl”, are very appealing. Can you tell something about the recording process? And did you gather some guest musicians?”

David:”Thank you for your encouragement. I am a regular reader of your blog and I am happy to be featured in this article.” “The harmonica on ‘American Rain’ came from a need to add extra heaviness to the sound. The harmonica is a great instrument that ties hard rock to the blues and does give the song a kick. The backing vocals on ‘Tattoo Girl’ came from simple joyful exuberance and they were enjoyable to do. It also helps to differentiate the verses and the choruses. The core of each song was recorded live – the drums, bass guitar, rhythm guitar and lead guitar was recorded with the amplifiers in separate rooms and mic’d up. I then added the vocals, piano, Hammond organ and harmonica.”

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