Julie Cruickshank


Interviews




Lucky Ones

Ryan West, the singer and mandolinist with Canadian country/bluegrass outfit The Lucky Ones, talks to Julie Cruickshank about their debut album, their formation and coping with performing in a Yukon winter.




Burner Band

Leeds-based musician Lewis Burner talks to Julie Cruickshank about his two solo albums, his new group The Burner Band and their debut album, 'Signs and Wonders'.




Spinmaster Plantpot

Antifolk-punk pioneer Hank Osasuna aka Spinmaster Plantpot tells Julie Cruickshank about his influences and his TV work.




Elli De Mon

Italian blues musician Elli de Mon speaks to Julie Cruickshank about her dazzling new album 'Countin' the Blues', upon which she covers early female blues artists,, as well as her punk and garage influences and playing the blues all over Europe.


Jason Ringenberg - Interview

Jason Ringenberg

Hailed as ‘The Godfather of Americana’, US roots rock musician Jason Ringenberg recently issued new solo LP ‘Rhinestoned’ to outstanding praise. Julie Cruickshank caught up with the alt. country pioneer to chat about the making of the album and formative influences

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Profiles




Alan Lancaster

Julie Cruickshank pays tribute to Status Quo's original bassist and co-founder Alan Lancaster who died in September.


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Features




Ruskin Arms

In 'The Image That Made Me Weep' Julie Cruickshank laments the demise of legendary rock pub The Ruskin Arms, which launched Iron Maiden and the Small Faces.




Michael Jackson

In the first in a new series, in which our writers tell of encounters with the famous, Julie Cruickshank tells of a strange meeting with Michael Jackson in Foyle’s bookshop in London.

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Led Zeppelin - Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Led Zeppelin - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...




Reviews




Pess

Pleasingly quirky debut from Japanese pop-rock duo Pess.




Head With Wings

Magisterial prog/rock EP from Connecticut-based band Head with Wings

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Lucky Ones - The Lucky Ones Lucky Ones - The Lucky Ones

Daydream Three - The Lazy Revolution Daydream Three - The Lazy Revolution

Burner Band - Signs and Wonders Burner Band - Signs and Wonders

Huguenots - Heyford (Remastered 2021) Huguenots - Heyford (Remastered 2021)

Dim Gray - Flown Dim Gray - Flown

Yonder Boys - Acid Folk Yonder Boys - Acid Folk

Elli De Mon - Countin’ the Blues Elli De Mon - Countin’ the Blues

Bear of Bombay - Something Stranger Bear of Bombay - Something Stranger

Jesse Aycock - Jesse Aycock Jesse Aycock - Jesse Aycock

Jason Ringenberg - Rhinestoned Jason Ringenberg - Rhinestoned