Chris Gray – Chris Gray

Album Review | Self Release | Review by Allan Wilkinson | Stars: 4/5 Like a lot of debut albums by gifted musicians who’ve already spent many years honing their craft, Chris Gray’s self-titled inaugural effort is brimming with musical dexterity, ingenuity and expressiveness throughout.  The Lockerbie-born multi-instrumentalist and composer places his inventive whistles and Pipes … Continue reading Chris Gray – Chris Gray

The Reverend Shawn Amos and the Brotherhood – Blue Sky

Album Review | Put Together Music | Review by Allan Wilkinson | Stars: 4/5 Subtly paying homage to the legendary blues harp master Little Walter, both visually - a thoroughly relaxed fan sits beside an airstream trailer listening to one of Walter’s records with the gatefold sleeve resting upon her lap, features in the picture … Continue reading The Reverend Shawn Amos and the Brotherhood – Blue Sky

Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Big Band – Natural Invention

Album Review | Self Release | Review by Allan Wilkinson | Stars: 5/5 If Peter Knight’s post-Steeleye outfit Gigspanner was always going to be a perfectly formed trio and Edgelarks, comprising Hannah Martin and Phillip Henry, were always going to be a perfectly formed duo, then despite some hesitation about whether or not perfectly formed … Continue reading Peter Knight’s Gigspanner Big Band – Natural Invention