A spirited folk-blues sound that cuts deep and to the bone. Fierce and soothing at the same time, let Jeff Collins sing you off into the sunset.
“Bring it on home” as Sam Cooke sang, Daddy Long Legs would be the band to sing about. With their belief in Blues Rock n’ Roll, this trio has captured the exact touch that seems to have been missing. Allow this band to fully immerse their idyllic, catchy, and foot stomping mini-track to rattle around in your brain all day.
BAD DAY BLUES BAND, the UK’s hottest new rock n roll band are taking the world by storm!
Receiving Radio airplay throughout 2018 and 2019 on BBC Radio 2, BBC Bluenotes, A-Radio Rock (Brazil) and many others international radio stations. Featuring a unique mix of classic blues harp, entwined bass and lead vocals, dirty guitar and driving rhythm, BDBB are hailed by the critics as one of the must see musical acts of modern times.
Their new single – Hurricane – is unleashed on the public on Friday 24th May!
Porcelain Hill splices Jimi Hendrix’s trio band setup and his groovy guitar style with modern blues rock vocals to create a truly vibrant sound.
Bang Bang Romeo cite influences from Radiohead, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Arcade Fire, Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane, and the Smashing Pumpkins… it was hard to not want to listen to Bang Bang Romeo. Matter of fact, some depicted this band as a modern twist on blues.
For a three-piece band, Bang Bang Romeo have been revered for their sound. More so, over Anastasia Walker’s vocal presence, Ross Cameron and Richard Gartland’s ability to create an arena fueled, super-sonic space. As time will tell, Bang Bang Romeo have taken the precise measurements when it comes to becoming singer-songwriter craftsmen.
Ever since 2010 rolled around, Bang Bang Romeo has been writing and playing around Doncaster. With Walker’s vocals challenging the rest with an undeniable force. One would say, it’s hard to no compare her to other powerhouse singers. Yet, Bang Bang Romeo is a three-piece demonstrating a stronghold, when it comes to a uniformed, tight-knit band.
As the band travels more extensively and getting ready to hit the festival circuit, fans may start traveling a long distance just to catch show after show. This three-piece makes the kind of music where emotion pours out. There’s no hiding from the passion built into each verse, instead, you end up captured in the chorus. Experiences exist and it sounds like Bang Bang Romeo is offering the soundtrack to each and every one of those experiences.
Look out because this band is about to become a household name, if not tomorrow, incredibly soon. As far as Bang Bang Romeo has come, they are going to surpass many.
As of now, Bang Bang Romeo has signed to a record label in New York City. Not only will this offer another side of the world a preview of what this band has to offer, but so much more. What will come next?
Here’s the first animated video I’ve posted to Musigator. It’s a real fresh video, straight out of the box, for an album release that happened … yesterday. So this one is a tasty music pie right out of the oven. Watch out, because it might burn your ears; it’s that fresh.
With a clangy, driving sound that tempts me to compare this band to another rock Canadiana sound, Sam Roberts, Colby and The Catastrophes hits all the notes for a great indie rock band.
Lied to Me
I always like it when the song that first draws me to a band also happens to be the video I post about. “Lied To Me” is a rock song that feels both old and contemporary at the same time. This song is definitely relatable to young people (like me). The first line of the song is “I’m full of anxiety.” And then there’s a line, “they say you better buy, better buy, you better better buy. But they lie…” I definitely feel that. Then there’s the video itself, which is an exercise in great punk-minimalist animation. It fits the song perfectly (grey angel penis is a fun highlight too).
Hey, there’s a band name: Grey Angel Penis. Well, maybe.
In parts the video has, like, an indie, Flash rendition of the trippy parts of 2001: A Space Odyssey, and you have these big sweeping piano bits driving this bitter but hopeful song. It feels indie, and punk, and fun, and I’d recommend watching the video and checking out the band. It’s always nice to get a little reassurance that people are having the same experience as you, and that they’re having the foresight to put it down in a song.
Emily Wolfe is a solo Rock n’ Roller who plays an incendiary blues style. Hailing from Austin, Texas, Wolfe brings a unique blend of singer/songwriter components to a structured rock song. This could be based on Wolfe’s excellent guitar playing capabilities that immediately makes everyone listening become envious.
From the first listen, you know Wolfe is a musician who should be heard all over. Secondly, from the live videos I’ve seen, this musician has the chops to not only command the audience to dance or jump around. But, overall Wolfe brings a presence to the stage without even trying.
Even more impressive is that Wolfe is a self-taught musician and has been around since 2012! Some have even credited that Wolfe sounds like a sonic merging between Jack White and PJ Harvey, while those names are honorable… Wolfe has a whole other essence which makes songs like “Holy Roller” memorable.
“Holy Roller” shows off enough of Wolfe’s ability to mix and match her vocals with a heavier sound. While Wolfe has a softer voice, you surely hear the heightened levels of surging electric rock pierce through the microphone. And truth be told there are not enough female musicians broadcasted to a wider audience that deserve at least a mention.
As seen below in the live video of “Holy Roller” there is no shortage of energy throughout. From the first seconds when Wolfe slams down on the strings, you can already feel your heart start to race because at any moment this crowd could get a little rowdy. Yes, it’s because Wolfe’s singing, style, and ultimate gusto show an individual who is in love with playing music. This is about how the song ends up being interrupted through a few minutes and Wolfe goes out of her way to make her mark without even trying.
It was a tricky time figuring out who to feature for my first blog post on Musigator, until stumbling upon J.R. Reyne ’s latest release, Go On Easy, Vol. 2. The sounds grabbed me right away, hit me right in that special music spot, and from there the search led to the simple but awesome video for “Casino.”
An Australian musician, Reyne also acts and has worked on Australian TV shows. His sound is a bit like Creedence Clearwater Revival and Queens of the Stone Age had a baby together. On some songs, there’s also a smidgeon of the late-great Chris Cornell’s vocal style thrown in for good measure.
A guitar sound with real grit will always stand out to me, and Reyne knows how to play the guitar just that way. It’s that dirty, grimy, determined, beat-the-heck-out-of-your-own-guitar sound, and it’s all over Reyne’s latest album. “Casino” is a bit more laid back than what you’ll hear from Go On Easy, Vol. 2, but “Casino” still gives a great sense of Reyne’s sound.
A Roll of the Dice
The “Casino” video is a time-lapse recording of a highway drive, but the simple concept fits perfectly. You just watch the road and let the beat waft over.
The song starts with a hypnotic, ringing guitar part, and a walking guitar bassline. There’s some soothing slide guitar bits, whooping vocals to get you in the mood, soft backing vocals, and a satisfying but not overdrawn guitar solo. There’s a zany, slightly crazed feel to the whole song, like being on a journey you’re not sure the end of, which is appropriate, given the song title. It’s a song to make gambles to, and not necessarily of the monetary kind.