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Welcome to the all new Flyin Shoes Review

 

This site is the sister site to The House Concert Hub community and has been inherited in the main by kind donation of Shaun Belcher and Trailer Star.

It is the sum total of over ten years of tending a tender love of music by Shaun, a life time with Trailer Star and five or so years of an association with Rob Ellen from Medicine Music.

The House Concert Hub community will use it for the purpose of providing a online, all singing all dancing, review and preview area for the music of the community, and the music community at large. Have a look around tell your friends use the share button, tell the world.

We need reviewers, the idea is we have a correspondents in every area of the musical global village, it will be edited and co-ordinated by Rob Ellen of Medicine Music publicist promoter and presenter, if you wish to subscribe as a correspondent, join up here and drop Rob a line, he will send you cd's and send you to shows, display and publicise your content.

Here starts an other adventure.

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THE CHART 
MARCH 2014

1

Robert Ellis

The Lights from the Chemical Plant

87

New West

DHO,RST,TJ,JB,MB,RB,RK,PJ,HB

2

Rosanne Cash

The River & The Thread

70

Blue Note

HM

3

Bap Kennedy

Let’s Start Again

69

Proper

PV

4

Ad Vanderveen

Beat the Record

41

Self Released

 

5

Matt Harlan

Raven Hotel

35

Berkalin Records

GC,LM,SZ,HDB

6

Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons

Hey Kid

32

Vital Music USA

BH,NC,JS

 

Various Artists

Looking Into You (Tribute to Jackson Browne)

32

Music Road Records

JBO,TK

8

Joseph Parsons

Empire Bridges

30

Meer Music Records

JJ

9

Eric Brace & Karl Straub

Hangtown Dancehall

27

Red Beet Records

GS

10

Bastard Sons Of Johnny Cash

New Old Story

26

Randm Records

MP,RH

11

Irene Kelley

Pennsylvania Coal

25

Patio Records

SP

12

Clay McClinton

Bitin' At The Bit

24

Red Chili

FC

 

David Grissom

How It Feels To Fly

24

Blue Rose

 

 

Various Artists

Songs For Slim – Rockin’Here Tonight

24

New West

 

15

Harpeth Rising

Tales From Jackson Bridge

22

Grimm Rising

BR

 

Krista Detor

Flat Earth Diary

22

Tightrope Records

RS

17

Hard Working Americans

Hard Working Americans

19

Thirty Tigers

MDW

 

Robby Hecht

Robby Hecht

19

Old Man Henry Records

RS

 

The Palominos

Come On In

19

Randm Records

 

20

California Honeydrops

Like you Mean It!

17

TubTone Records

PG,AL

 

Damien Jurado

Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son

17

Secretly Canadian

MG

 

Rob Jungklas

The Spirit and the Spine

17

Madjack

 

 

Sun Kil Moon

Benji

17

Caldo Verde Records

 

24

Blackie & the Rodeo Kings

South

16

File Under Music

MOV

25

Fred Eaglesmith

Tambourine

16

Major Label

 

 

Lydia Loveless

Somewhere Else

15

Bloodshot Records

 

 

Sons Of Bill

Gears

15

Blue Rose

 

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Frankétienne and Mark Mulholland  - featured artists this month

Scots songster Mark Mulholland (Of Mark Mulholland & Craig Ward) follows up the critically adored "Waiting For The Storm" CD with his latest release on Jezus Factory Records and collaboration with the Haitian poet, dramatist, painter and actor Frankétienne, entitled "Chaophonies" (Who appeared on Waiting for The Storm). click photo for music shows and more details

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Those Glossy Mags have their Cover CD to give away, so I thought it might be fun to offer the Flyinshoes Review Spotify Rolling Playlist, I'll be adding music by FSR featured artists as we feature them and we invite you to join us on Spotify and subscribe to our playlist. All the albums represented here are preview & Reviews here on FSR, a simple search will find them, many of the artists are also interviewed and featured. 

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What do Fraser Anderson and a classic Citroen 2CV have in common?

Fraser Anderson is a Scot now living in London who played in Dougie MacLean's band for many years and was inspired by Dougie to make his own music, this is his homecoming tour. 

8 years ago he upped sticks and moved to France with his young family, bought a run down near derelict cottage learned how to build it up, started doing house concerts which paid for the renovations and his community clubbed together to pay for this beautiful new album, enough to bring Danny Thompson and a band of top notchers over to record.

 

BBC 2's Bob Harris and Zoe Ball, BBC Wales Frank Hennessey, BBC Ulster’s Cherrie McIlwaine, Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Scotland’s Iain Anderson and Tom Morton are big fans, in fact everyone loves Fraser, he's building to a Union Chapel gig in London in October and would appreciate any help going, please do consider sending a…

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Posted by Editorial on April 9, 2014 at 22:00

CAHALEN MORRISON & ELI WEST —I’LL SWING MY HAMMER WITH BOTH MY HANDS (Self-Released)

http://www.CAHALENENDELI.com

 

Acoustic duo, Cahalen Morrison (banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, Dobro) and Eli West (guitar, bouzouki) like with their previous two albums Holy Coming Of The Storm and Our Lady Of The Tall Trees the music is spun in detailed, seamless fashion. The picking is stupendous, and has a guest or two drop by to lend support. And what guests! For not only do you have producer Tim O’Brien on mandolin and Bouzouki but Ryan Drickey, Brittany Haas (fiddle) and Erin Youngberg (bass) lend support to songs from Morrison. Alongside covers of Leroy Drumm, Peter Goble’s “Natural Thing To Do”, H.W Vanhoose’s beautiful gospel etched “Going To Live In Green Pastures”, Alice Gerrard’s tender sombre…

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Posted by Maurice Hope on April 21, 2014 at 7:30

CODY McCARVER —THE LORD’S WILL (AGR Television Records)

http://www.agr-music.com

http://www.codymccarver.com

Former member of multi-platinum selling country band, Confederate Railroad —now solo act, Cody McCarver after his two solo records Cody McCarver and I Might Just Live Forever he comes through with a record, inspired through the passing of his father. Who died, suddenly a year ago while serving time in prison.

The above is a strong theme and one he makes a pretty fair fist of without him threatening the original gospel songs in the popularity stakes. Admittedly, this would take some doing! But he is a trier and is blessed with a never-say-die spirit and not slow to…

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Posted by Maurice Hope on April 21, 2014 at 8:10

JOHNNY COPPIN —BORDERLAND (Red Sky Records)

 

www.redaskyrecords.co.uk

www.johnnycoppin.co.uk

 

British folk singer and radio presenter, Johnny Coppin has a pure, warm singing voice, and excellent diction. Borderland consists of a broad expanse of material, stretching from England, Ireland and Wales and across the Atlantic to America. In subject matter mainland Europe as the First World War is poetically remembered (three songs) is also included.

First off you have “John Condon” and the story of a wee lad who was killed in action across in Belgian fields and Picardy alongside a host more. Too many to imagine, and who never got to come home. Of whom we should never be allowed to forget. “Gloucestershire From…

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Posted by Maurice Hope on April 21, 2014 at 9:37

DIRK POWELL —WALKING THROUGH THE CLAY (Sugar Hill Records)

http://www.sugarhillrecords.com

Singer-songwriter, multi-picker and producer, Dirk Powell though based in Louisiana he was born to Eastern Kentucky parents in Ohio, and had a great-great-grandmother born and raised in Southwest Virginia. Who was forced to walk to the mountains of Clay County, Kentucky, her name was Eliza Davis and it is to her and ever present spirit the album is dedicated.

 

Powell doesn’t make too many records but when he does people sit up and take notice and soak the music up like gravy on your plate. Like Tim O’Brien (with whom he has performed on The Transatlantic Sessions and in his band) quoted on his debut album If I Go Ten Thousand…

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Posted by Maurice Hope on April 22, 2014 at 7:00

Three more acts for Maverick Festival

Three more acts for Maverick

BOOK YOUR TICKETS…

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Posted by Editorial on April 20, 2014 at 18:13

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes: Black Coffee

http://lachlanbryan.com/

              After a successful solo outing, Aussie country singer Lachlan Bryan got his old band back into the studio and came up with this cracker of an album. It was released in the autumn of last year in Australia and subsequently picked up a major award as “Alternative Country” album of the year. Such acclaim means any belated praise from me is superfluous, but I’m keen to point out to Flyin’Shoes readers just how good this is.

             I think you could ditch the “alternative” part of that award title. This is country music rooted in the thread that connects Willie Nelson to Steve Earle and, as such, will sound like familiar territory to an awful lot of mainstream country fans. The renegade life out on the edge, the teetering between God and the devil, the bad boy who always…

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Posted by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on April 17, 2014 at 22:26

CARRIE TREE —HOME TO THE INVISIBLE (Wild Cedar Records)

http://www.carrietree.co.uk

 

Brighton folk singer-songwriter Carrie Tree has appeared at numerous festivals and toured or collaborated with among others Damien Rice, Fink, Duke Special, Ben Taylor, Martha Tilston, Runner and the great Carly Simon no less! Home To The Invisible was recorded in Sussex, Cornwall and for the two tracks featuring Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the Headroom studios in South Africa. The latter was for the recording of “Mama Kita” and “Thousand Days”; and with some traditional African instruments put to good use a new (and needed) greater dimension is given to her music.

 

While Tree’s whispery vocals and the stripped, at times near bare instrumental approach is to…

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Posted by Maurice Hope on April 18, 2014 at 8:30

DONNA ULISSE —SHOWIN’ MY ROOTS (Hadley Music Group)

 

http://www.donnailissee.com

http://twitter.com/donnaulisse

 http://hadleymusicgroup.com

Bluegrass singer-songwriter, Donna Ulisse (pronounced You-liss-ee)—nominated songwriter of the year by the IBMA the last two years forgoes her own material, other than two co-writes with her husband, Rick Stanley (cousin of Dr. Ralph Stanley) on her latest album. 

 

Their songs “Showin’ My Roots” and “I Always Had A Song I Can Lean On” speak a great deal about how Ulisse decided on music as a career, and how songs have always been a great comfort to her during hard times (as illustrated in the lyrics of…

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Posted by Maurice Hope on April 18, 2014 at 9:40

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The House Concert Hub was founded by (me) Rob Ellen of Medicine Music; Publicist, Promoter, Presenter. Here are some of the artists Medicine Music and I have the privilege to work with, and links to their music and our mailing list. Please consider joining, be first to know what's happening. All of our artists are confirmed House Concert fans and available for your consideration. Also follow our rolling news below in this column.

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Artists If you want to connect directly with hosts promoters, DJ's and publications who are really active on this site and FSR and off. I can help, have a look at our enhanced membership group, I can connect you with and help you maintain your support structure here in Europe, thats what I do.

 I have introduced to Europe with the help of many of the members here and on FlyinShoes Review and the broad/podcasters and reviewers of Europe the likes of I See Hawks In LA, AJ Roach, Nels Andrews, Carry Elkin, Drew Nelson, Robby Hecht, Eric Brace and Peter Cooper, John Byrd, Phil Lee, Tom Mason, Charlie Roth, the list goes on and on and grows by the week.

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