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.
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'.
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.
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
Julie Cruickshank pays tribute to Status Quo's original bassist and co-founder Alan Lancaster who died in September.
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.
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.
Pleasingly quirky debut from Japanese pop-rock duo Pess.
Head With Wings
Magisterial prog/rock EP from Connecticut-based band Head with Wings