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Reverend Raven And The Chain Smoking Altar Boys (USA)
My Life (2017/2018)

16 originals from previous cds that have been remixed or recorded with a new line-up of musicians that includes, Westside Andy, Madison Slim, Cadillac Pete Rahn, Benny Rickun, Big Al Groth, Jimmy Voegeli, Mickey Larson, Danny Moore, Ron Kovach, Andre Maritato, PT Pedersen SC, Brad Bill, Jeff Roberts, Spencer and Craig Panosh and Victor Span.  Recorded at Making Sausage Studios in Milwaukee and engineered by Steve Hamilton. 

This along with other releases can be purchased from the website.

Laurie Morvan (USA)
Gravity (2018)

Gravity is the 6th release from Blues Foundation Award winner Laurie Morvan.

Laurie is backed up by: Mike Finnigan: B3 Organ/Jim Pugh: B3 Organ, Wurlitzer, Piano/Barry Goldberg: Piano/Bob Glaub: Bass/Tony Braunagel: Drums and Percussion/Background Vocals: Lisa Morvan, Maxayn Lewis, Kudisan Kai, Leslie Smith, Ricky Nelson

This and other releases can be purchased fro Laurie’s website.

Sugar Queen & The Straight Blues Band (USA/Europe)
340 Blues

340 Blues is the debut CD from Sugar Queen and the Straight Blues Band. Michele Denise (Sugar Queen) is an American blues singer who has collaborated with musicians from Belgium and the Netherlands to form the Straight Blues Band. Though the band started in 2016. 340 Blues has passion and grit. Composed and written by the band, the CD is a versatile journey which includes gut wrenching slow blues, Chicago and Swing, country, swaggering grooves and a soulful selection. Backed by the energetic Straight Blues Band, Sugar Queen is raw and honest, pulling emotions to the surface with her voice. Rolling into 2018, with festivals dates and a planned tour, Sugar Queen keeps the fires burning.

340 Blues consists of Michele Denise (Sugar Queen), Andy Aerts and Jean Raven (guitars), Thierry Stievenart (drums), Ronald Burssens (bass), and Wim Heirbaut (harmonica) with guest appearances by Dirk Lekenne on Slide Guitar and Wim Degeest on harmonica.

The album can be purchased from her website.

Red's Blues (USA)
You Knock Me Out (2017)

This is the second release from Red’s Blues. Reds Blues is singer Beth Reid-Grigsby and her stand up (bass-playing and singing) husband RW Grigsby.
Their friends on this release are California harp masters Rick Estrin and Mark Hummel, Texas guitar masters Anson Funderburgh and Mike Keller, Texas drummer Wes Starr, guitarists Robert Sidwell and Steve Randall.

The album can be heard and purchased here:

Steven Troch Band (Belgium)
Rhymes For Mellow Minds (2018)

The latest release from the Belgium harmonica ace. This is not a blues album, but a mix of genres. If you love harmonica based music this is for you…..

Tracks from the album can be heard here:

The BluesBones (Belgium)
Chasing Shadows (2018)

These guys were runners up in the 2017 European Blues Challenge, which is reflected in the quality of this recording. More Blues/Rock then blues, but said it still worth checking out.

Moscow Beatballs (Russia)

Not really an album, but a collection of tracks recorded live. Fun…..

The tracks can be downloaded for free here:  

Angel Forrest (Canada)
Electric Love (Live)(2018)

Angel has been a stalwart of the Canadian music scene for some thirty years. Her latest release is a double album Recorded live on October 26th, 2017 at Centre des Arts Juliette-Lassonde in St-Hyacinthe, Québec.

Listening to the recording it must have been a fun night? Blues on the rockier side…

The album can be heard and purchased here:

The Bush League (USA)
James Rivah (2018)

The second release from this Virginian band. For me more rock then blues, but said its still a fine album…

Soundbites from the album can be heard here:

Susan Williams & The Wright Groove (USA)
It's About Time (2018)

Straight ahead no nonsense blues. This is the first release from this band. All eleven tracks are original. For some reason this band has two bass players!