Archive of Editorial

Issue 208 – April 2019

March 31, 2019 | Leave a comment

In this month’s magazine we talk to John Mayall, who at the age of 85 will be ending his current European tour in London during the month and will be promoting his latest album. Shemekia Copeland is paying us a flying visit and Mike Ross finds he’s recorded three albums last year! and has plans […]

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Issue 207 – March 2019

February 28, 2019 | Leave a comment

This month we talk to Beki Brindle who is here touring from the USA, Andres Roots from Estonia with his new album and our own Elles Bailey touring everywhere in support of her latest release. We have a report from Memphis by previous editor Michael Ford on Kyla Brox’s experience of the International Blues Challenge. […]

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Issue 206 – February 2019

January 29, 2019 | Leave a comment

In this month’s magazine we talk to tourers from France, Englishman Paul Cowley, from Canada Ariel Posen and back from the USA, our own Joanne Shaw Taylor, they have new albums to promote and will be touring extensively around the UK in the coming month. We also catch up with Wille & The Bandits, who […]

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Issue 205 – January 2019

December 24, 2018 | Leave a comment

A Happy New year to you and I hope you’re having/had a good time over the festive season (depending on when you read this). In this month’s magazine we give our musician readers some tips on copyrighting their music/lyrics. We talk to Kyla Brox who has a new album and two Challenges to attend to […]

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Issue 204 – December 2018

November 30, 2018 | Leave a comment

This month we talk to The Betterdays about their album, Jon Cleary who’s in London this month, The Backbone Blues Band on playing in the US and the Starlite Campbell Band tour. I mentioned Alan Bates’ gigs in the garden in this column back in May, this month we catch up with him and find […]

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Issue 203 – November 2018

October 30, 2018 | Leave a comment

This month we talk to Ben Poole about his new album and his forthcoming UK tour, whilst Matt Woosey returns from Germany to tour. We catch up with the Rev. Shawn Amos who is only doing a couple of appearances but has an interesting tale to tell. The North East’s Emma Wilson introduces herself and […]

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Issue 202 – October 2018

October 1, 2018 | Leave a comment

In this month’s issue we talk to overseas artists Corky Laing and Robert Cray who are touring the UK, also Doyle Bramhall and Sari Schorr who are releasing new albums. Bad Touch are touring in support of their new album too. Glas and Niall Kelly introduce themselves from Wales and Northern Ireland respectively. As always […]

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Issue 201 – September 2018

August 31, 2018 | Leave a comment

In this month’s issue we talk to Joe Bonamassa about his latest studio album and to Luke Winslow-King on his forthcoming tour. We catch up with Dan Burnett, while Chasin’ The Train introduce themselves. As always there are your gig reviews and this month, reports from six festivals. We have our usual guides to gigs […]

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Issue 200 – August 2018

July 31, 2018 | Leave a comment

In this month’s issue we talk to Mark Harrison and we have three artists introducing themselves: The Achievers, The Milk Men and Tony Palumbo. As always there are reviews and our guides to gigs, festivals and IBBA radio shows. We also have a chuckle on the humour page. It’s interesting to note that artists in […]

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Issue 199 – July 2018

July 1, 2018 | Leave a comment

It’s not often we get to put a mega rock star on our front cover but Billy Gibbons is touring with Supersonic Blues Machine and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity. We also chat with drummer Kenny Aronoff. Elsewhere in this month’s edition two bands introduce themselves: Mojo Hand and Thirty Two/20. We catch up […]

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