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Stephen Simkin


Leonard Colombati

Forty-five years since the release of his debut LP, American music legend Bruce Springsteen has his lyrics collected and dissected by editor Leonardo Colombati. Stephen Simkin reviews a frequently inspiring volume.

Live Reviews

Rails - 100 Club, London, 17/5/2018

Stevie Simkin at the 100 Club in London watches the Rails weld an extraordinary balance between traditional folk and rock and roll.


Chuck Prophet

In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' Stephen Simkin reflects on ten of his favourite songs by Chuck Prophet.


Jeffrey Foucault
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Kim Richey
Winter Wilson

Poetic latest album from New England-based singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault who proves himself on it to be a master songwriter in peak form
Pleasing covers-heavy set on collaborative album from country rock veterans, Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Country-folk singer and songwriter Kim Richey returns with her eighth studio album which is her strongest set in years
Superb eighth album which focuses on migration and social justice from Americana/folk duo Winter Wilson

Rod Picott
Steph Cameron
Bruce Cockburn
Sonny Landreth

Compelling Americana on new double album from Nashville-based singer-songwriter Rod Picott
Intimate and haunting album from Saskatoon-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Steph Cameron
Lyrical, politically-conscious first album in six years from much acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn
Magical double live CD from acclaimed blues guitarist Sonny Landreth recorded in Lafayette in Louisiana

John Smith
Eric Ambel
Steve Gardner
Jason Mcniff

Impeccable and understated latest album from critically acclaimed folk-influenced songwriter and guitarist John Smith
Impressive rare solo outing from alt.country legend Eric Ambel which combines originals with covers
Extraordinary new album from British amateur musican Steve Gardner, which was recorded in San Francisco with Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express
Pleasing double CD compilation from English folk and Americana-influenced artist Jason McNiff

Chuck Prophet

Redemptive latest album from former Green On Red guitarist Chuck Prophet which proves to be one of the highlights of his extraordinary career

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