Posts Tagged ‘Joanne Shaw Taylor’

Joanne Shaw Taylor: The Dirty Truth Review

The Dirty Truth marks Joanne Shaw Taylor’s fourth studio release and second time working with producer Jim Gaines (the first being on her studio debut some five years ago) with the goal of tapping into some of what drove White Sugar. The record plays out like what we’ve come to expect from Taylor – a […]

Top 5 Live Albums of 2013

2013 is headed for a close and it’s a year in which many artists took to the stage to release live albums. Blues Rock is a genre meant to be played for a live audience and these five bands were voted by the staff of Blues Rock Review as having the best live albums of […]

Joanne Shaw Taylor: Songs From The Road Interview

In 2009, Joanne Shaw Taylor debuted on the blues rock scene with White Sugar. Since then, Taylor has quickly become a prominent artist in the world of blues rock with the release of Diamonds In The Dirt and Almost Always Never. Songs From The Road, her first live album, was just released this month and George Ward caught […]

Joanne Shaw Taylor: Songs From The Road Review

Many months ago on a mid-May evening at The Borderline in Soho, I found myself sandwiched between several leather jacket, lager-guzzling rockers who were transfixed by the hugely talented Joanne Shaw Taylor. The gig was a one-take, no foul up concert recorded for this long awaited live album Songs From The Road.

Doheny Blues Festival Celebrates 16 Years

Once a year, the Doheny Blues Festival takes over a sparse open area just off the beach in Dana Point, California.  For a full weekend, some of the best in blues congregate for sets lasting an hour or longer on three stages, attracting thousands of attendees each year and just as many lawn chairs. From […]

Joanne Shaw Taylor: The Borderline DVD Gig Report

Down in Soho on a typical drizzly Sunday evening in central London, a few hundred hardened blues rock fans crammed into the basement of The Borderline club. They awaited the arrival of one of Britain’s premier talents, Joanne Shaw Taylor. In 2012, Taylor released her third studio album, Almost Always Never, and this gig would […]

Top 20 Albums of 2012

2012 is coming to a close and it has been another stellar year for blues rock. The staff at Blues Rock Review voted for the Top 20 Albums of 2012.

Album Releases: September 2012

September’s Album Releases video focuses on new releases from Rival Sons, Simon McBride, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Sandi Thom, and Joe Bonamassa.

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