Kankou – Kuma

Album review | Cannery Row Records | Review by Allan Wilkinson | Stars: 4/5 Mali's Kankou Kouyate and Scots producer Mark Mulholland join forces for this exceptionally rich and varied album, which seems to effortlessly span musical cultures. Kuma, which translates to 'Words', finds Kankou on fine form, the warmth and texture of her voice … Continue reading Kankou – Kuma

Awkward Family Portraits – Everything We've Done Up Until Now Except What We've Done Since

Album Review | Self Release | Review by Marc Higgins | Stars: 3/5 Awkward Family Portraits. With a name that sounds like a meme or social media hash tag this band mixes Western Swing, Rock n Roll, Louche Gypsy Jazz, Louis Jordan, the guitar of Les Paul and knowing County. So well do this band … Continue reading Awkward Family Portraits – Everything We've Done Up Until Now Except What We've Done Since