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We’ve had a fun time over the last few months getting the album finalised, sorting out artwork and logo’s etc and generally trying to get the launch event organised. Oh and spending a lot of time contacting press and radio and generally trying to spread the word about the band and the album as much as possible. There has been some amazing feedback and “Roadside Soul”, “One Eye Open”, “Heart Attack” and “Got Me Goin'” from the album have all received airplay on both terrestrial and internet stations across the world. It certainly helps with collecting fans and CD sales as each time a track gets played we attract new “likes” on the Facebook page and sell some CDs via the website.
So far we’ve released two tracks for streaming on Soundcloud. Have a listen via the players below.
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Here are some other places where you can hear the album or read about it:
The Fix Magazine
Robert Marcum, drummer of Ohio rock’n’rollers Centaur Park, guest writes for The Fix and provides the first review of the album. It’s a lovely piece and we’re eternally thankful to Robert for taking the time to write it.
You can read the review here: http://www.thefixmagazine.com/one-eye-open/
The Independent Blues Broadcasters Association
These guys provide a hell of a service in having a list of shows and presenters that produce brilliant blues radio every week. There are literally hours of blues to listen to via the links in their show schedules page and the site itself is a great resource for contacting blues broadcasters and finding new shows to listen to. There are some absolutely cracking shows and the vast majority are available on demand so you can listen when you like.
Check out some shows here: http://www.bluesbroadcasters.co.uk/IBBA%20Schedule.htm
The Central Somerset Gazette
A nice write up about the launch party and what we’ve been up to here: http://www.centralsomersetgazette.co.uk/Head/story-28624468-detail/story.html
IMP Indie Blues
The guys at IMP put great radio shows together and they get played across the world. All independent music so you’re hearing some of the finest sounds unearthed before anyone else. As we all know some of the finest music is found under the radar and these guys are showing that is true with every show. Have a listen.
Check out the IMP facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/independentmusicianspromotions
If you hear one of our tracks on radio or read about us on a blog or in print let us know by leaving a comment or heading over to the facebook page and sharing.