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MUSIC REVIEW – Little Brother Eli EP by Little Brother Eli

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online interviewed Little Brother Eli in early 2013, describing their first song ‘Awkward Positions’ as “wonderfully moody and bluesy”. The exclusive online interview – with frontmen Alex Grew and Joshua Rigal – not only highlighted a wealth of musical talent, but also promised great things to come. The debut Little Brother Eli EP may only be three songs long – but boy, does it deliver.

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MUSIC REVIEW – The Last of the Analogues by Wilson T. King

By Marty Mulrooney

The Last Of The Analogues

Alternative Magazine Online reviewed Follow Your First Mind by blues guitarist Wilson T. King in 2010, describing it as “a debut to be proud of, echoing the past whilst always managing to sound refreshingly contemporary.” The Last of the Analogues is Mr King’s second solo album, once again avoiding the cliché-ridden karaoke modern blues scene like the plague to hopefully offer something totally different from most modern offerings – real blues music that captures the heart and soul of the human performance.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Wilson T. King (Guitarist)

By Marty Mulrooney

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AMO recently reviewed Wilson T. King’s debut album Follow Your First Mind, describing it as “a debut to be proud of, echoing the past whilst always managing to sound refreshingly contemporary.” Which makes it even more exciting that we recently interviewed the man himself in an exclusive online interview! Here is what he had to say…

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MUSIC REVIEW – Brothers by The Black Keys

By Joseph Viney

Brothers The Black Keys

The Black Keys took their name from a turn of phrase uttered by a friend of the band. Dan Auerbach (vocals/guitar) and Patrick Carney (drums/production) would often hear their mutual acquaintance, a diagnosed schizophrenic, deem people he did not like as “…black keys”. For a long while now it has been fair to say that those who didn’t enjoy their blend of old school blues, heavy rock and lo-fi sensibilities also suffered from a debilitating mental illness. Taking their lead from such acts as The Sonics, Captain Beefheart and the White Stripes, Black Keys have effectively carved out their own niche and built up a dedicated fan base. As well as this they have been given free reign to conduct themselves as they see fit.

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